In 2013, The Daily Beast named Los Angeles the Best Food Town in America. Since that time, the L.A. restaurant scene has only heated up and shows no signs of cooling down. Find our list below of some of the best restaurants in Los Angeles.
Dynamic duo Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo shake up the snout-to-tail dining trend with their minimalist, meat-only hotspot in the Fairfax District.
This New York style bakery/market/eatery in the heart of Downtown L.A.’s Financial District is a local lunch favorite and boasts some of the “best macarons outside of Paris.”
Culina Modern Italian
Led by a star chef – and named one of the city’s top spots for celebrity sightings, Culina’s real stars are classic Italian dishes such as Branzino and Spaghetti alla Chittara.
Hinoki & the Bird
East meets West at Chef David Myers’ restaurant helmed by Chef Kuniko Yagi, whose vibrant Japanese-influenced menu offers a true experience for the senses.
Michelin-starred chef Michael Voltaggio’s Hollywood power dining room. Go for the Beef Short Rib with radish noodles, puffed tendon, and pho broth; stay for the handcrafted cocktails.
Suzanne Goin’s lauded and much loved Cal-Mediterranean restaurant located in Harold Lloyd’s former carriage house has stood the test of time and still consistently delivers.
Legendary Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s sublime sushi reaches its apex at this Beverly Hills spot.
A wildly-inventive prix-fixe menu by chef Michael Cimarusti and unwavering service ensure this Michelin- starred seafood restaurant should be on every serious foodie’s bucket list.
L.A.’s hottest dining ticket sells out a month in advance and was nominated for a Best New Restaurant James Beard Award in 2014. Three chefs bring French cuisine up to the minute.
M Café’s dishes are made without refined sugars, eggs, dairy, red meat or poultry. Muffins, scones, cookies and other sweet treats are available for dessert.
Crossroads offers Mediterranean-themed, plant-based cuisine—from small dishes and salads to farm-to-glass cocktails and indulgent desserts—in a stylish atmosphere.
With a 100% organic, plant-based menu, Café Gratitude serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and supports local farmers, sustainable agriculture and environmentally friendly products.
Creative, authentic and vegan Mexican cuisine is on the menu at Gracias Madre, located in West Hollywood. Happy Hour is held weekdays from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.