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APL Knives

A dining experience like no other - barbecue joint by day and contemporary steakhouse by night.  
Discover the BBQ and dry aged meat that makes Adam Perry Lang one of the most revered pitmasters and chefs in the U.S.

The 143-seat neighborhood restaurant is situated on the ground floor of L.A.’s first-ever high-rise, the historic Taft Building, built in 1923 on the corner of Hollywood and Vine.

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Sorry, we are now closed for pre-orders.  Happy Thanksgiving!

Celebrate with us

We warmly invite you to host this year's holiday party at APL!  

Entertain your co-workers, friends, and family with an evening that reflects Chef Adam Perry Lang's spirit of hospitality and attention to detail.

We cater lunch, dinner, and cocktail receptions, with flexible seating arrangements: semi-private or full-private seatings.  We also accommodate full restaurant buy-outs.  

We want your event to be special and will work with you to customize a menu that suit your needs.  We offer tray passed items, stationed items, and family-style served meals.

Let us do all the work while you sit back and enjoy the night!

Going to the Hollywood Bowl, Pantages, Fonda Theatre, Palladium, or Greek Theatre?

Make us your pre-show dinner destination and enjoy an amazing 4-course menu. 

$65 per person, not including tax and gratuity. 

We are open at 4:30pm on Sundays so you can join us before your early shows. 

Book your reservation now!


Join us for Adam Perry Lang's award-winning barbecue 
and see why he was inducted into the Barbecue Hall of Fame!

Tuesday - Saturday

Beef Ribs available only on Saturdays!