JOIN THE MESSLocated in the heart of Los Feliz, Messhall Kitchen celebrates regional American dining. We serve up brunch, lunch and dinner - featuring daily specials and fresh oysters. Our culinary team re-conceptualizes American favorites using local, sustainable, organic and seasonal ingredients. Our innovative bar program features fresh and seasonal ingredients, supporting local farmers, brewers and distillers. We proudly maintain a carefully curated spirits collection with heavy emphasis on classics, small batch spirits, and craft beers.
HISTORYMesshall stands in the storied walls of what was once Willard’s Chicken Inn, and later The Brown Derby. During the “Golden Age of Hollywood," legendary film director Cecil B. DeMille opened Willard’s Chicken Inn, a country-colonial chicken restaurant that quickly became the place to be for Hollywood’s elite. The building’s unique dome-shaped roof allowed for a water pumping system that made it one of the first air conditioned restaurants. The structure was designed by influential architect Wayne McAllister, credited with creating some of the most popular mid-century drive-ins and car hops. After Willard's closed in 1940, the Los Feliz Brown Derby Restaurant opened on the site as a 24-hour Drive-in Car Cafe, and remained popular till the ‘60s. Messhall is now one of architect McAllister’s only original designs still standing.
4500 LOS FELIZ BLVD, LOS ANGELES, CA 90027
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 9am - 3pm
Lunch: Mon - Friday 11am - 3pm
Dinner: Sun - Thurs 5pm - 10pm
Dinner: Fri - Sat 5pm - 11pm
Happy Hour: Mon- Fri 4pm - 6pm
Happy Hour: Sat - Sun 4pm - 5pm
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