/
Close

T+L GUIDE

Restaurants in Los Angeles

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Los Angeles restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Los Angeles restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Los Angeles to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Los Angeles restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Los Angeles.

See All Restaurants in Los Angeles

  • Providence

    Wild seafood in its "purest and simplest form" is the guiding passion behind Executive Chef Michael Comarusti’s Providence, LA. Combining East coas...

  • R23

    The exceptional Japanese food has drawn locals and adventurous West Siders since 1991.

  • Raymond Restaurant

    Located in an American Craftsman bungalow that housed the caretaker of a 1920's-era hotel once on the property, the Raymond serves American dishes ...

  • Rivera

    John Rivera Sedlar, the Santa Fe–born chef who pioneered Southwestern cuisine two decades ago, makes his long-awaited return to the kitchen at Rive...

  • Roscoe’s House of Chicken 'n Waffles

    Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles is what happens when a Waffle House marries a Memphis meat ‘n’ three and drives off to find fame in the Holly...

  • Rose Garden Tea Room

    This reservations-only tea room overlooks the landscaped rose gardens of the Huntington, a cultural center that includes an art collection, library...

  • Ruen Pair

    Angelenos have many options for Thai food—some of the best in the country, in fact—but significantly less so after 2am. Open most nights until 3am,...

  • Rustic Canyon

    Santa Monica’s Rustic Canyon Wine Bar and Seasonal Kitchen was inspired by owner Josh Loeb’s monthly dinners with friends in a tree house set in th...

  • S Bar

    S Bar and its restaurant companion, Katsuya, are leading the resuscitation of the sketchier stretches of Hollywood Boulevard. The Philippe Starck-d...

  • Sai Sai

    LA’s Millenium Biltmore Hotel is home to this swank sushi bar and Asian fusion restaurant. More minimalist (and Zen) than its opulent surroundings,...

  • Saladang Song

    Saladang Song is the sister restaurant to neighboring Saladang, which offers traditional Thai dishes. Within its concrete and geometric metalwork f...

  • Sanamluang Café

    A vibrant neon sign illuminates the front patio seating at this authentic Thai café, where patrons can savor affordable, homemade dishes until 3 a....


    Explore Los Angeles Restaurants by Theme