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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.

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  • Chung King

    This long-standing Monterey Park restaurant specializes in the lip-tingling cuisine from China’s Sichuan province. The dining room is spare, with w...

  • Church & State

    Serving a contemporary take on French bistro cuisine, this eatery loccated inside a New-York-style loft space in east downtown. Church and State oc...

  • Clifton's Brookdale Cafeteria

    For more than half a century, this old-school cafeteria has been serving hearty comfort foods inside a space with redwood forest décor. Clifford Cl...

  • Cobras and Matadors

    Inventive tapas served in a loud, crowded dining room evoke the spirit of an authentic Spanish café at this West Hollywood eatery. Although exposed...

  • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

    This L.A. born coffee chain arose in 1963 and now competes with bigger chains in California. This longtime location in family-friendly Larchmont Vi...

  • Comme Ça

    This casual French brasserie from chef David Myers resides amidst a sea of upscale clothing shops in West Hollywood. The dining space has cushioned...

  • Cora's Coffee Shoppe

    Cora's Coffee Shoppe, a short walk from Santa Monica beach, is part coffee house and part cafe. The interior of this smooth-stucco building has lot...

  • Craft, Los Angeles

    Power lunchers adore this outpost of New York celebrity chef (and Top Chef host) Tom Colicchio, whose daily-changing menus are famous for their sea...

  • Crustacean

    Southeast Asian antiques and a glassed-in stream that serves as a walkway sets the Euro-Vietnamese atmosphere at Crustacean. Waterfalls and large a...

  • Cut

    Wolfgang Puck opened CUT in 2006 inside the Beverly Wilshire hotel. Architect Richard Meier, who designed the Getty Center, crafted the bright, whi...

  • Dainties Cupcakes

    Caterers Bill Dertouzo and partner Susan McAlindon sell cupcakes in striped boxes with inner rings to hold the confections in place. You can even g...

  • Din Tai Fung, Arcadia

    In 2001, Frank Yang expanded his father Bingyi’s revered dumpling house from Taipei to Los Angeles in 2000, anchoring an Arcadia strip mall near le...


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