Restaurants in Hollywood
This jewel of a restaurant in the The Redbury Hotel takes its inspiration from Cleopatra, both in cuisine (the Queen of Egypt would no doubt have loved the Middle Eastern fare) and decor (a photo of silent film actress Theda Bara as Cleopatra greets you upon entry).
Laurel Hardware has a healthy and delicious kale-and-feta salad.
Somewhat hidden inside a vine-covered stucco building, this Hollywood restaurant and lounge attracts a fashionable crowd for both dinner and late night drinks.
Founded in 1919, this landmark eatery is located in its original spot along the star-inlayed sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard. The bar is known for its martinis, and steaks and chops dominate the dinner menu, along with items like calf’s sweetbreads, turkey á la king, and Welsh rarebit.
Immortalized in the 1996 flick Swingers, this Los Feliz cocktail bar and Continental restaurant was established in 1954. The Rat Pack-era lounge has starburst chandeliers, leather booths, and dark-cork and stone-patterned walls.
Located just across from Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Lucy’s El Adobe Café has its industry connections on conspicuous display: an entire wall features photos of celebrities who’ve dined there, from Jack Nicholson to George McGovern to Connie Chung.
Hollywood loves its sushi, especially when it comes in as glam a package as this Phillipe Starck-designed bar/resto.
Situated in the lobby of the historic Roosevelt Hotel, this 24-hour haunt adds a little punk to Hollywood Boulevard. Black-and-chrome tiles line the bar shelves and surrounding wall, while red leather upholstery covers bar stools and rounded booths.
This seafood-focused restaurant resides in a courtyard of the Sunset & Vine mixed-use development complex. This original location helped propel chef David Lentz to outposts in Santa Barbara and Santa Monica.
A vibrant neon sign illuminates the front patio seating at this authentic Thai café, where patrons can savor affordable, homemade dishes until 3 a.m.
Wild seafood in its "purest and simplest form" is the guiding passion behind Executive Chef Michael Comarusti’s Providence, LA. Combining East coast tradition with "West Coast eccentricity," the fine-dining establishment is home to some of the best-reviewed seafood on the West coast.