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Feb 17, 2011 09:34 AM


Never been, but I'm remedying that tomorrow. Tell me what you like? Unfortunately, their website doesn't offer current menus.


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  1. for the most part, the menu does not change very much.

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    1. Just had the hamachi tostada and the grilled octopus a week or so ago and they were both outstanding. I also love the loco moko if they have it and if you like chili cheese fries at all get the poutine.

      1. The foie gras with maple sausage gravy is one of my favorite entrees on the menu. One of my top favorite dishes of all time.

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        1. re: TNT Adventures

          Love, love, love this dish too. It's for you if you like to dip/drown your sausage and bacon in maple syrup. The pig ear is very limey and tart if you like that. The pork belly sliders although good, I'd skip them for some of their more original fare others have mentioned here.

          1. re: TNT Adventures

            do they take reservations? How hard is it to get one at this place? Thanks.

            1. re: chezwhitey

              Yes they take reservations. They are not on Open Table. To reserve a table at Animal call after 2pm seven days a week. Here is the link with all their info:

              435 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

            2. re: TNT Adventures

              i still find myself thinking about this dish. right after tasting the gravy, we grabbed our waiter to order a second one. the maple bacon gravy matched with a buttery biscuit is perfect. i actually found the foie gras unnecessary, and i love foie gras. the sad thing is, i looked around and saw plates with unfinished biscuit and gravy. wtf. i also enjoyed the bone marrow dish and the hamachi tostada.

              i will return.

            3. I'm not a fan of either the loco moco or the foie but each time I've been, the pig ear, chili, lime, fried egg knocked my socks off. Of course, that's just me.

              1. Get the octopus if it's on the menu. Boy was that good. And the barbeque pork belly sandwiches. And melted petit basque with chorizo. And finally the poutine with oxtail gravy and cheddar.

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                1. re: wienermobile

                  I like the reccos so far.
                  I would get foie biscuit, pig ear, pork belly sammie, hamachi tostada, poutine, and octopus