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May 8, 2007 10:14 AM

Is the "Ivy" a must???

Can I get some information on the Ivy??? Is it a must see??? Is there a certain type of attire that needs to be worn to dine here?


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  1. As to your last 2 questions ... No and no.

    1. Ive is def. not a must, The food isn't even that great. All the hype is probably because of the celeb scene. Portions are huge...Attire is extremely casual.

      1. I wouldn't bother -- expensive and not particularly good -- but it depends on what sort of experience you want. Why don't you let us know what you're looking for, and maybe we can help out with some ideas.

          1. I prefer the Ivy in Santa Monica. The other one is too stuffy and a HUGE celeb hype. I really enjoyed the crab salad as my appetizer and for lunch, the homemade ravioli stuffed with spinach in a tomato sauce was very good. There was no real "attitude" about the place, and that is what was nice.