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Le Petit Four
Le Petit Four is a way of life! Located perfectly in the center of Sunset Plaza (with free parking!), the enchanting restaurant is a longstanding landmark for locals and travelers alike. With its famous sunflower colored awning and electric blue lettering, it is often seen and featured in films and television as an iconic “LA spot.” While the bustling restaurant boasts excitement both day and night, it is the eclectic Cali-French menu and easy lifestyle that are most alluring. The vast and varied choices of dishes are created in-house in a traditional way, yet delivered in 21st century bistro style.
Le Petit Four Menu
During the last 19 years, our Chefs created most of our signature dishes in an adventurous “old school cool” menu. All dishes, sauces, pastries, and breads are handmade in-house delivering the essence and flavors from different parts of the world, all with a modern twist. Bring your loved ones and friends, to taste, feel and groove in this sensational little spot on Sunset Boulevard.
“This charming bistro sits smack dab in the heart of the Sunset Strip at Sunset Plaza. The soundtrack at Le Petit Four features the raucous clattering, clinking wine glasses and laughter-punctuated conversation any film director would choose to underscore a lively night out to dinner.”
– Amanda Montell, Reviewer for Time Out
Le Petit Four originally opened as a small handmade pastry shop with a fine grocery collection from the famed Parisian shop, Fauchon, in 1981 by Frenchman, Oliver Chaykine.
During the mid-eighties to late-nineties, new owners doubled the size of Le Petit Four and developed it into a more restaurant style experience. However, it was in January of 1999 when long time friends, Alexandre Morgenthaler and Robert Bigonnet took ownership that made the restaurant what it is today.
Their combined joie de vivre, delivered in taste and style, are a direct reflection of the diversity and culture of Los Angeles. In May of 2013, Robert retired. Now, Alexandre continues to set the tone and style with his vibrant energy and vision.
He offers great thanks to the terrific team at Le Petit Four as they continue to sail forward to new horizons with their traditional flair.
“What an exquisite respite from the busy clamor of Hollywood. Sumptuous, epicurean delights, alongside fantasy and fiction… A realm in and of itself.“
Laurel Canyon, California
“This place sure knows how to treat their clients. Consistent with a friendly demeanor. The food is affordably priced, constantly tasty and neat.”
“By far the best French restaurant of Los Angeles. Incredible food; a mixture of classic recipes and originality created by a great chef. The good humor of the owner and the excellent service make this place a must. “
Beverly Grove, California
About Le Petit Four & West Hollywood, California
Le Petit Four is centrally located in West Hollywood, close to the important landmarks of the County of Los Angeles Public Library, The Sunset Strip, Saint Victor Catholic Church and The Pacific Design Center. Our restaurant is nestled nearby the cosmopolitan downtown area surrounded by quaint restaurants and entertainment venues. West Hollywood is one of California’s most prominent cities, thanks to its location along Santa Monica Boulevard and proximity to Hollywood..Commercial corridors include the nightlife and dining while offering some of the city’s most buzzworthy restaurants to tourists and locals alike. Le Petit Four (located on Sunset Boulevard) is a centrally located casual bistro in West Hollywood, well-known throughout the surrounding communities of the City of Beverly Hills and other neighborhoods in Los Angeles like the Hollywood Hills to the north, Hollywood to the east, the Fairfax District in the southeast, and Beverly Grove to the southwest.
Learn more about our city in our article All About West Hollywood, California