Located on the second level of the Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles, with stunning views of the driver development track, Restaurant 917’s sleek and modern setting echoes Porsche’s world-class design aesthetic.

The name and decor were inspired by the legendary 917 race car, which gave Porsche its first overall wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1970 and 1971. Restaurant 917’s refined yet approachable seasonal menu is composed of ingredient-driven dishes that merge diverse flavors, inventive techniques and playful compositions.

A unique fine-dining experience worthy of a special trip or serving as the perfect finish to an adrenalin-packed day, it is also an unforgettable venue for special celebrations and meetings.


19800 South Main Street

Carson, California 90745

Complimentary parking is available on-site at the Porsche Experience Center.

(310) 527-0917




Lunch, Tuesday – Saturday        11am – 2:30 pm

Dinner, Thursday – Saturday       5pm – 8pm

Reservations are recommended. 

Happy Hour will now take place in the Speedster Café from Thursday - Saturday, 3pm - 6pm.



Saturday, September 1st - Closed for dinner

Tuesday, November 27th & Wednesday, November 28th - Closed all day


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Formerly the Executive Chef for the Restaurant at the Getty, Matt Lee has a quiet passion for culinary integrity and innovation. His exquisite eye for detail is evident in everything from his careful flavor composition to the stunning and playful visual presentation of each element on the plate. At 917, his facility with fresh, locally caught fish and other seafood complements his mastery of more traditional steak, chicken, and pork offerings, which he tends to balance with a bright vegetable accompaniment.

Matt began his career at the age of 16 prepping seafood and vegetables at a local dining destination. After high school he attended the California School of Culinary Arts in Pasadena and went straight into fine dining, as Sous Chef at the historic and award-winning Saddle Peak Lodge in Calabasas, CA, where he first fell in love with cooking seasonally and locally. He was also inspired by his grandfather, who opened a restaurant in New York with friends soon after emigrating from China, and who later always tended a bountiful backyard garden in Los Angeles — as Matt also does.


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 Private dining room with balcony overlooking the track

Private dining room with balcony overlooking the track

 Sustainably sourced local seafood

Sustainably sourced local seafood

From intimate lunches and dinners to polished receptions, 917 is the ideal experience for your next event.

 Seasonal menus showcasing fresh local ingredients and high-quality meats

Seasonal menus showcasing fresh local ingredients and high-quality meats

 Craft cocktails inspired by classic and new Porsches 

Craft cocktails inspired by classic and new Porsches 

There are a variety options for private and semi-private dining.  We look forward to welcoming you at 917! For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please contact (310) 527-0917 or email us at Restaurant917LA@gmail.com.