Restaurants in California

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Part of the Landry’s restaurant chain, Oceanaire Seafood Room is one of the city’s classic seafood houses. The restaurant is known for fresh... Read More

The sequel to the Castro’s most beloved restaurant, Frances, is just around the corner, on the outskirts of the Mission. Expect elevated California fare... Read More

Begin the day with just-baked blueberry muffins or decadent cinnamon-roll French toast. Read More

This long-standing Big Bear spot is known for its breakfast, which includes everything from egg-and-meat scrambles to waffles, even omelettes. Lunch and... Read More

Fill up on morning blueberry pancakes or cinnamon raisin French toast at this local breakfast haunt. Read More

On the way into the park, stop at the Old Mountain Inn in Boulder Creek for breakfast. Read More

Kids (and parents) with a sweet tooth will appreciate the charming Old Town Root Beer Company, which serves 185 varieties of the nostalgic drink. Read More

Only a two-minute drive from the Point Reyes Visitor Center, the Olema Inn & Restaurant has a countryside feel that befits its history as an 1876... Read More

Located at the upscale Shutters at the Beach hotel, this restaurant is noted for its proximity to Santa Monica's pier and beach, both of which are... Read More

Sake-thirsty patrons come to this West LA eatery for the European, Asian and Californian cuisines served tapas-style. More informal than his flagship... Read More

At Orson in the city’s SOMA neighborhood, chef Elizabeth Falkner is often recongized by more than just locals; a judge on Bravo network’s... Read More

When it comes to fish tacos, it doesn't get much better than Oscars Mexican Seafood. With several locations to choose from around San Diego County (two... Read More

This lively Italian restaurant from Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali, and Joseph Bastianich is located next door to its more casual sister establishment,... Read More

The third location in Charles Phan's Out The Door enterprise (the original was a spin-off of his much-loved Slanted Door), OTD Bush Street offers... Read More

Organic, ciabatta-crust pizzas and homemade pastas reign at this earthy Laurel Canyon eatery that once housed Café Galleria (a &lsquo... Read More

Escape the bustle of the city completely at this organic Italian restaurant tucked into woodsy Laurel Canyon. Sultry red walls, candlelight, and... Read More

The large, red-framed front windows of Pacific Catch in the Marina open up to wood floors, burnt-orange walls, and bright blue mosaic accents. Here the... Read More

A Los Angeles landmark since 1921, this traditional steakhouse is located in a replica railway dining car adorned with overstuffed armchairs, plush... Read More

Ensconced in a rail car replica from the 1920s, this Los Angeles institution is known for its flame-grilled steaks and 24-hour service. Dark period... Read More

Palate is a restaurant, wine lounge, and retail wine shop, all housed on the ground floor of a 1920’s industrial space. The restaurant’s... Read More

Begin the day with lobster eggs Benedict at this downtown joint. Read More

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