What They Say About Us

Riviera 31 received the runner-up position in this year's Time Out LA's Love Los Angeles Awards in the Bar category! Click here for more details!


On January 15th, the famous NFL player celebrated his 30th birthday the big way at Riviera 31, Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills! Organized by his amazing girlfriend Nicole Williams, all his best friends from the NFL team were there to celebrate with him! Great music, cocktail and crowd, it was the perfect evening! And Blac Chyna stopped by to give a hug to his friends! All the pictures here


Dozens of stars from TV, sports, music and film anted up and bet big to support talented young cancer researchers and change the future of cancer at Tower Cancer Research Foundation’s (Tower) 3rd Annual Ante Up for a Cancer Free Generation Poker Tournament and Casino Night on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Esterel and Riviera 31. The evening honored Samantha Harris, breast cancer survivor and host of Entertainment Tonight, and longtime former co-host of Dancing with the Stars. The event attracted the support of numerous celebrities including rock icon Gene Simmons of KISS and supermodel Joanna Krupa! All info here !

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Critical Acclaim for Estérel and Riviera 31

Estérel Restaurant and Riviera 31 are proud to have been recognized and featured on various broadcast channels and publications, both local and national. Here are some of them:

DineLA at Esterel featured in the Epicurean Explorer!  Click here to see the article!

What is happening in July? The new look of Riviera 31! Click here to see our bar featured in the Daily Meal as one of the main activities of the summer!

Esterel and our Exclusive Chef Pete Manfredini featured in Friendseat.com! Click here to read the article!

The Los Angeles Times featured our Mother's Day Brunch among the best in town! Click here to read the article! 

USA TODAY: Our breakfast among the 10 best buffets of Los Angeles! Click here to see the article!

Easter Brunch at Esterel featured among the Best Easter Brunches in town by Time Out Los AngelesDiscover LA ,KTLACBS LA , and many more!

The gorgeous Dita Von Teese at Riviera 31 for our Room Service Cabaret! All the photos here

Our new Executive Chef Pete Manfredini featured in national press! Check Hotel-online.com and bizbash.com articles!

Esterel featured in Gilded Bellini for our great dishes and cocktails! And of course, our amazing brunches! Click here to read the article!

Discover Empire Celeb Sierra McClain exclusive interview at Riviera 31 for Celebrity Page! Click here to see the video

Top Coverage for Maria Elena Infantino and her Christmas evening at Riviera 31!

Esterel Restaurant was so proud to welcome the Milian Family for the gorgeous Liz Milian's Baby Shower! See posts from Christina Milian here !

Our Jazz Night listed among the best Jazz spots of Los Angeles by the Hollywood Reporter, it's here !

Esterel featured in Discover LA for Thanksgiving! Read the Article here

Esterel's Thanksgiving Buffet among the best buffets in town by Time Out LA! Read the Article here

All the pictures of the handsome Ryan Phillippe at our famous bar Riviera 31 for the TV Guide Cover Party are here !

Discover our Red Capet for the TV Guide Cover Party at Riviera 31, featuring Ryan Phillippe for new TV show "Shooter", with Celebrity Page and USA! See the Video here

Discover famous NFL Player Larry English's Birthday at Riviera 31, with Guest Star Blac Chyna! All the pictures here

Esterel mentioned on FriendsEat blog for its delicious cauliflower steack! Read the Article here!

Easter Brunch Coverage: Time Out LA features Esterel among the best Easter options! View the article here

Easter Brunch Coverage: LA Times features Esterel among the best brunchs in town! View the article here

Easter Brunch Coverage: Angeleno's picks for the best Easter brunch restaurants in Los Angeles, including Esterel!View the article here

Easter Brunch Coverage: Gayot's picks for the best Easter brunch restaurants in Los Angeles, including Esterel! View the article here

Easter Brunch Coverage: Tipsy Diary reviews Esterel's Easter brunch in Los Angeles! See the article here

Lauren Conrad had the best lunch ever at Esterel Restaurant! See all the pictures here

Veronica Dunne celebrates her 21st birthday at Esterel Restaurant! See all the pictures here

See Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth from The Bachelor dining at Esterel Restaurant here

Valentine's Day Coverage: Esterel Restaurant mentioned on WHERE Magazine Online, for the “Los Angeles Valentine’s Day Dining Guide” - view the article online

Valentine's Day Coverage: Sofitel’s Valentine’s Day packages featuring Esterel, SoSpa and Lesalon in Entertainment Voice - view the article here

Valentine's Day Coverage: Esterel Restaurant in Gayot.com’s “Los Angeles Valentine’s Restaurants” story and awarded “Best of LA Valentine’s Day Restaurants” by Gayot.com - view the article here

Valentine's Day Coverage: Esterel Restaurant in Time Out LA’s “Guide to Valentine’s Day Dinner in Los Angeles” story - view the article here

Discover Esterel Restaurant in the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills! Watch the video here

Celebrity hotspot Riviera 31 for OK! TV's New Years Eve cocktail segment, watch the video here !

Christmas Coverage: Esterel Restaurant in Gayot’s “Best Christmas Dining Los Angeles”- see the article here

Christmas coverage: Esterel Restaurant  in We Like LA’s “ 41 Totally Fun Things To Do in LA This Week You Ought To Know About”- see the article here

Esterel Restaurant in Where Los Angeles’ "Los Angeles Christmas Dining Guide 2015": view the article here

Sofitel and Esterel proud to be in Woman Getting Married (part of AOL's Style Me Pretty Network): see the article here

Esterel Restaurant at Time Out LA’s “Mac & Cheese Smackdown”: see the article her e

We are proud to be in “The Best Thanksgiving Restaurants in Los Angeles” listing by  Time Out Los Angeles !

HOOP LA Blog describes our Esterel Restaurant great new look for the perfect dinner! Read their article here

Esterel new look is unveiled on Encino Mom's Blog! Read the full article here!

It's all about wine! Lipstick & Leopard Blog talks about our Sofitel Wine Days!  Click here to read their article !

Lil'Mamas Blog features new Esterel look! Click here to read the article !

Bon Appetit's Kitchen Lab features Riviera 31 & Mixologist Ferrari Watts! Click here for the video

Gourmet Pigs Blog loves our new Esterel look and took a lot of pictures for you! Read the article here

Esterel Restaurant is the perfect French Countryside escape you are looking for in LA!, for LA's The Place Blog! Read the full article here

LALA Scoop Blog gives its opinion of our Restaurant Revamp, and they are not disappointed! Read the full article here

The Actor's Diet Blog came to our Restaurant to enjoy our Breakfast Buffet! Read her comments here

New Esterel Restaurant is the new place to try, by Where Magazine! Read the article here

Great new flavors for the new Esterel Restaurant, by Press Pass LA! Read the article here

Our Riviera 31 cocktails are the must of the summer, by Skyelyfe! Read the article here

New Esterel Restaurant is FA-BU-LOUS, for Daily Candid News! Read the article here

Esterel Restaurant Grand re-Opening party is THE place to be, by The WRAP! Read the article here

Hollywood Diaries: Esterel restaurant relaunch, by Miz Hollywood! Read the article here

First look at the new Esterel: new chef, new menu, new romantic garden patio, by LA TIMES! Read the article here