/
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

  • Lotería Grill

    The original Lotería stand is a landmark at the Third Street Farmers’ Market; this newer location serves the same note-perfect tacos in a sit-down ...

  • Lucques

    Harold Lloyd’s former West Hollywood carriage house now belongs to chef Suzanne Goin and sommelier Caroline Styne. A Spanish tiled roof protects th...

  • Lucy’s El Adobe Café

    Located just across from Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Lucy’s El Adobe Café has its industry connections on conspicuous display: an entire wall f...

  • Luna Park

    Located in the Miracle Mile district not far from the Page Museum, Luna Park serves mostly French and Italian food with American and Asian accents....

  • Macau Street

  • Madeo Restaurant

  • Maison Akira

    Kyoto native Akira Hirose honed his culinary style under the tutelage of famed Frenchman Joel Robuchon and opened this refined Asian-influenced res...

  • Malibu Seafood

    Located on the north end of Malibu, this casual seafood market and café is popular with surfers and sunbathers. Mark Ridgeway and his partners firs...

  • Matsuhisa

    Locaated on La Cienega Boulevard’s Restaurant Row, this fusion concept was groundbreaking for Japanese-Peruvian cooking when Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuh...

  • Melisse

    Santa Monica native Josiah Citrin opened Mélisse in 1999, and it remains one of the city’s last bastions for fine dining. The space is decorated wt...

  • Mo-Chica

    The confoundingly underrated Ricardo Zarate—a Lima, Peru, native and former sushi chef—works wonders with Peruvian ceviche at this hidden spot in t...

  • Monte Alban

    Despite its unassuming strip mall location, Monte Alban’s affordable and authentic Oaxacan dishes have made it a popular choice for Mexican cuisine...

  • Mori Sushi

    Minimalist décor and maxi-prices mark this West-LA sushi spot featuring traditional Japanese cuisine with California influences. Unassuming in its ...


    Explore Los Angeles Restaurants by Theme