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Disruptive Restaurant Group's Cleo opens at LA's The Orlando Hotel


Mediterranean restaurant Cleo will open its third Los Angeles location on 3rd Street in The Orlando Hotel.


The 95-room and suites boutique family-owned and operated hotel is located on 3rd Street, which is home to a trendy shopping district in Los Angeles.


Helmed by Chef Danny Elmaleh, Cleo 3rd Street will evoke a contemporary mezze bar, offering its signature shared-plate, social dining experience in an approximately 6,000 square-foot restaurant. The Cleo team will collaborate closely with both sbe Disruptive Restaurant Group and Dakota Development, another division of sbe, and The Orlando Hotel on the development of the property. Exclusively at this location, the restaurant will also feature a walk-up Project Juice window, where guests can select from a variety of organic, cold-pressed juices.


"We look forward to working with Chef Danny and The Orlando Hotel to open our fifth Cleo location!" said John Kolaski, President of Disruptive Restaurant Group. "The Cleo brand has proven to be extremely strong and Chef Danny's shared-plate dining offers a unique experience. This will be welcomed by both locals and guests at The Orlando Hotel location, which has been a landmark and go to destination for corporate, entertainment and leisure travel for over 32 years and stands alone as the only hotel on West 3rd Street."


"We are thrilled to collaborate with sbe and Disruptive Restaurant Group, as well as Chef Danny Elmaleh, for the opening of their fifth Cleo location," said Ken Pressberg, Owner/Managing Partner of The Orlando Hotel. "We have no doubts that Cleo will become a sought-after dining and entertainment destination for both locals and our deeply valued guests."


Created by Disruptive Restaurant Group's acclaimed culinary partner Chef Danny Elmaleh, the Cleo brand first opened as an in-hotel dinner hotspot. Cleo has received numerous accolades including being named one of OpenTable's "50 hottest restaurants in the U.S." Cleo's current locations include: The Redbury Hollywood, SLS Las Vegas and The Redbury South Beach and Cleo L.A. LIVE.


Drawn from a variety of influences, Cleo's cuisine showcases a modern twist on the ingredients and cultures of the eastern and southern Mediterranean. Similar to Cleo L.A. LIVE, breakfast and lunch will be available, along with exclusive new menu items. The restaurant will feature beloved classic Cleo dishes and cocktails.  Cleo will also provide room service for guests of The Orlando Hotel 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


"My collaboration with sbe has been great and I am excited to be bringing another location to L.A., one of the most influential culinary scenes in the country," said Chef Elmaleh. 


Situated on West 3rd Street in Los Angeles bordering Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, The Orlando Hotel offers a hip urban ambiance and European style guest services in a chic, boutique LA hotel. Guests can relax in beautiful rooms and suites, indulge in a spa treatment or lounge by the hotel's heated saltwater pool.

This collaboration was made possible between sbe, Disruptive and The Orlando Hotel through the brokerage of David Pressberg (Century Park Realty, Inc).

Disruptive Restaurant Group is devoted to the development of visionary concepts and award-winning culinary experiences. A division of leading lifestyle hospitality company, sbe, Disruptive Restaurant Group incubates and operates globally renowned culinary brands. The company's restaurants include Katsuya, Cleo, The Bazaar by José Andrés, Hyde Kitchen + Cocktails, and Umami. 


Situated in Los Angeles's vibrant West 3rd Street neighborhood, The Orlando Hotel is a multigeneration family-owned property that offers its guests a one-of-a-kind boutique atmosphere and L.A. charm. While the landscape of West 3rd Street has changed drastically since 1984, the Orlando has continued to provide a quiet getaway to a variety of clientele and has been a staple and pinnacle of the neighborhood for over 32 years running. With a number of renowned entertainment, shopping, and dining options in walking distance of the property, guests can explore one of L.A's friendliest locales and return to a welcoming staff, 24-hour room service, an outdoor heated pool, a fitness center, and onsite spa services. Choose from 95 rooms with options including standard guestrooms, suites, deluxe rooms, and deluxe patio rooms available with views of the hotel's bustling surroundings and the iconic Hollywood sign.

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