Bar & Bistro

At Costero, you will enjoy a wide range of delectable starters, artisanal salads, flatbreads, handhelds like fish tacos, vegetarian/vegan options, and decadent desserts.

The menu isn’t the only aspect of Costero that’s impressive. A floor plan spearheaded by Colorado’s Oz Architecture has made refreshing use of open space as a means of encouraging social interaction. Diners will find the main dining area to be warm, inviting, and friendly as they enjoy their dinner, drinks, and company. Because Costero isn’t just about food — it’s about good times with good friends.


Bistro Details
Cuisine: Californian
Phone: (310) 642-4820
Atmosphere: Casual
Outdoor Seating Available: No
Serving Style: À La Carte
Smoking Permitted: No
Reservations: Recommended
Bar Details
Cuisine: Californian
Phone: (310) 642-1833
Atmosphere: Relaxed, Social
Outdoor Seating Available: Yes
Serving Style: Bar Menu
Dress Code: Casual
Smoking Permitted: No
Hours of Operation
Costero Bar & Bistro: 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM
Dinner entrees available from 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Costero Dining

Costero Bistro

Local food, craft beers, premium wines, and outstanding service unite in Costero Bistro’s open, relaxed atmosphere. Comfortable tables and booths can accommodate parties large and small.

Fresh, predominantly Californian ingredients are transformed with Mediterranean flair to create cuisine with local flavors. Bounties from local fishermen, farmers, and ranchers contribute to a perfected menu designed to satisfy all manner of food aficionados.

Costero Bar

Costero Bar

Located at the social heart of the hotel, Costero Bar is the perfect place for an informal meeting, a friendly chat, or watching your favorite sports team over wine, beer, or a signature concoction, plus a tasty bite from our wide-ranging menu.

This dramatically illuminated venue’s centerpiece is a large oval bar, where numerous craft beers and premium wines are served. Featuring a 13-foot-by-7-foot media wall and a dynamic sound system, the bar also opens to the pool and deck area, where you can enjoy drinks or alfresco dining.

Several local craft beers are available on tap and in bottles, including Lucky Duck from Venice Beach, Hoptonic IPA from Los Angeles, and Dudes Session South Bay IPA from Torrance. Costero also serves more than 50 varieties of wine from California as well as international wineries.

Meet Executive Chef Collin Smelser

Costero California Bar & Bistro and Brasserie

At Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel, we pride ourselves on the uncommon quality of our restaurants, Costero California Bar & Bistro and Brasserie. Both are overseen by Executive Chef Collin Smelser, a consummate culinary professional with more than a decade of upscale hotel dining experience.

Chef Smelser began his journey in the epicurean world with an excellent educational foundation from the prestigious New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier, Vt. Upon graduation, he embarked from the Green Mountains to the Rocky Mountains, where he was top toque at the adventurous and lauded Plate World Cuisine in Colorado Springs, Colo. Later, he further shared his gastronomical skills and artistry at nearby Antlers Hilton and Sonterra Grill. His tenure in Colorado’s burgeoning food scene continued as Executive Chef at the Lodge & Spa at Cordillera in the heart of ski country.

Three years prior to joining Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel, Chef Smelser was executive sous and executive chef at the luxurious Chase Park Plaza, a luxury high-rise hotel in Downtown St. Louis, Mo.

Highly accomplished, Chef Smelser’s wide repertoire of cooking includes infusing casual fare with deluxe flair and designing thrilling haute cuisine masterpieces, all with a definite Southern California focus on fresh, local ingredients with bold, inviting flavors. Every day he’s is in the kitchen, a new, stunning dish is created.

Happy Hour

To welcome you to L.A. we’ve created a happy hour menu of specials available daily from 3 pm – 6 pm. Enjoy 25% off appetizers and our fantastic selection of craft beers on tap. Local craft brews include Scrimshaw Pilsner form North Coast Brewing and 329 Days of Sun Lager from Golden Road Brewing. International favorite labels available to choose from include Sierra Nevada and Stella Artois.

If you’re in need of a pick-me-up, you also won’t want to miss 25% off baked goods and sandwiches at our onsite Starbucks®. The promotion runs daily from 4 pm – 6 pm.

Speaking Of The Menu

Tradition and innovation blend beautifully here. You’ll find starters, fresh greens, flatbreads and a fantastic selection of handheld items. Fresh, local and delicious is the order of the day for EVERY order.

Think Globally, Drink Locally

Costero’s drink menu is just as impressive as its food menu. With a focus on local craft beers on tap and in bottles, as well as 50 different varieties of wine from both California and international vineyards, there’s a lot to love. Raise a glass!

Atmospheric Appeal

The design of the dining room has a breezy, open feel that’s as fresh as it is welcoming. The bar is a great place to meet friends, family, and associates. Everything about the space was designed to make it easier to relax, and get social.

Titanic Tech Touches

State-of-the art tech is a big part of the fun. From the charging tables that allow guests to plug in and top off their devices, to the HUGE 7’x13’ video wall that’s perfect for sporting events and other big entertainment, you’ll definitely stay connected.

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