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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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  • Il Grano

    Since 1997, this Monica Blvd restaurant has been bringing contemporary Italian cuisine to West LA diners. Redesigned by Osvaldo Maiozzi in 2005, th...

  • ink., Los Angeles

    Top Chef winner Michael Voltaggio takes an arty approach to food, piling sugar-snap peas up like a Jenga puzzle surrounded by nitrogen-cooled cocon...

  • Jar

    Centrally located near Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, Jar is a modern chophouse that draws inspiration from supper clubs of the 1940's. The dini...

  • Javan Restaurant

    Established in 1986, this West L.A. restaurant specialized in authentic Persian cuisine. The dining room, designed with polished granite and etched...

  • JiRaffe

    This French bistro from chef-owner Raphael Lunetta opened in 1996, and stops just short of fine dining. The restaurant has brown awnings and arched...

  • Jitlada

    Upscale eats in a downscale neighborhood, Jitlada serves the finest in southern Thai cuisine in a cozy and colorful Thai Town joint on Sunset. Desp...

  • Joan's on Third

    First founded in 1995 as a catering company, Joan’s on Third is now one of the most popular eateries in Mid-City West. Part café and part gourmet m...

  • Jones

  • Julienne

    Opened by the late Susan Campoy in 1985, San Marino café has since expanded in size and scope with the help of her daughters. The restaurant boasts...

  • Juquila

    At this casual Oaxacan restaurant in West LA, patrons are greeted with a heaping plate of warm tortilla chips topped with spicy mole, shredded Oaxa...

  • Katana

    At this West Hollywood Japanese restaurant, trendy patrons settle into an equally trendy, 6,000-sq-ft dining room that features large arched window...

  • Katsuya

    Brentwood’s most popular sushi destination happens to be the chain restaurant Katsuya by Starck. Master sushi chef Katsuya Uechi and design impresa...

  • Katsuya, Hollywood

    Hollywood loves its sushi, especially when it comes in as glam a package as this Phillipe Starck-designed bar/resto. You might spy starlets like Je...

  • Ketchup

    Glossy diner

  • Kiriko

    Tokyo native Ken Namba has owned this sushi-oriented restaurant on the edge of Sawtelle Boulevard’s Olympic Collection since the late ‘90s, before ...


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