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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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  • Ford's Filling Station

    One of Los Angeles' first gastropubs, this downtown Culver City spot serves a rotating American Regional menu in an interior of wood surfaces, poli...

  • Fraîche

    Serving French cuisine, Fraîche was founded by Chef Jason Travi and is now run by Ben Bailly, formerly of Petrossian, so while the focus is on an s...

  • Frontera Fresco, Costa Mesa

    The Chef: Rick Bayless is often credited with introducing Americans to more refined south-of-the-border cooking at his Chicago restaurants Frontera...

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  • Geisha House

    Located in a bright red two-story building on Hollywood Boulevard, the Geisha House makes a bold statement before patrons even enter the dramatic, ...

  • Gjelina

    You'll typically find chef Travis Lett at the farmer's market when he's not behind the stoves at his restaurant, the bright new light on ever-trend...

  • Greenblatt's Deli

    In a town infatuated with the next new thing, Greenblatt’s Delicatessen on Sunset Blvd qualifies as that rare LA institution. A film industry favor...

  • Guelaguetza

    For the brother-sister duo of Fernando and Bricia Lopez, Guelaguetza is a vehicle that allows them to share their family's deep love of Oaxacan cui...

  • Hatfield's

    French-inspired dishes in an atmosphere of understated style mark this Melrose Avenue eatery fast becoming one of Southern California’s top restaur...

  • Hidden Restaurant

    Don't miss the coral tree–shaded dining patio at Hidden Restaurant. Dishes to try: thin-crust pizza with mozzarella, mushrooms, Italian ham, artich...

  • Hinoki & The Bird

    Celebrated chef David Myers opened this rustic-cum-modern spot in January 2013, and the food cognoscenti is still buzzing about the fusion fare, wh...

  • Huckleberry

    After training at San Francisco’s renowned Tartine Bakery, pastry chef Zoe Nathan teamed up with husband Josh Loeb to open this popular café, known...

  • Hungry Cat, L.A.

    This seafood-focused restaurant resides in a courtyard of the Sunset & Vine mixed-use development complex. This original location helped propel che...


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