Los Angeles Restaurants

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  • 1. Bavel

    $$$$ | Downtown | Middle Eastern

    Fans of Bestia have been lining up for stellar Mediterranean cuisine at this Arts District hot spot, which is owned by the same restaurateurs...Read More

  • 2. Broken Spanish

    $$$$ | Downtown | Mexican

    Prepare for a taste explosion at this modern Mexican restaurant. Every dish on the menu is packed with flavor in ways you wouldn't think are...Read More

  • 3. Cole's French Dip

    $ | Downtown | American

    There’s a fight in Los Angeles over who created the French dip sandwich. The first contender is Cole’s, whose sign on the door says it's the...Read More

  • 4. Grand Central Market

    $ | Downtown | Eclectic

    In continuous operation since 1917, Grand Central Market has always been a hub for ethnic eats from Jewish delis and Asian fishmongers to Italian...Read More

  • 5. Howlin' Ray's

    $$ | Downtown | American

    Don’t let the hour-long waits deter you—if you want the best Nashville fried chicken in L.A., Howlin’ Ray's is worth the effort. Right in the...Read More

  • 6. Majordomo

    $$$$ | Downtown | Eclectic

    You would never just stumble upon this out-of-the-way spot in Chinatown, but world-famous celeb chef David Chang likes it that way. This is...Read More

  • 7. Philippe the Original

    $ | Downtown | American

    First opened in 1908, Philippe's is one of L.A.'s oldest restaurants and claims to be the originator of the French dip sandwich. While the debate...Read More

  • 8. 71Above

    $$$$ | Downtown | Eclectic

    As its name suggests, this sky-high dining den sits on the 71st floor, 950 feet above ground level. With that elevation come the most stunning...Read More

  • 9. Badmaash

    $$ | Downtown | Indian

    This laid-back Indian gastro-pub is beloved for its boundary-pushing menu, irreverent posters of Gandhi, and Bollywood movies projected onto...Read More

  • 10. Bestia

    $$$ | Downtown | Italian

    One of the most exciting and popular Italian restaurants in L.A. is housed inside a converted warehouse in the Arts District Downtown....Read More

  • 11. Bottega Louie

    $$$ | Downtown | Italian

    A Downtown dining staple, this lively Italian restaurant and gourmet market features open spaces, stark white walls, and majestic floor-to-ceiling...Read More

  • 12. Guerrilla Tacos

    $ | Downtown | Mexican

    What started as a food truck serving gourmet tacos has turned into a brick-and-mortar that also has an excellent (and cheap) bar. East L.A....Read More

  • 13. KazuNori

    $$ | Downtown | Japanese

    Part of the Sugarfish family (a chain of exceptional sushi restaurants), KazuNori is strictly about hand rolls. Inside, there’s a horseshoe...Read More

  • 14. Langer's Delicatessen-Restaurant

    $ | Downtown | Deli

    This James Beard Award winner not only has the look and feel of a no-frills Jewish deli from New York, it also has the food to match. The draw...Read More

  • 15. Le Petit Paris

    $$$$ | Downtown | French

    Housed in the historic El Dorado Building and keeping its original tile, this stunning Cannes transplant has multiple bars, a dog-friendly patio...Read More

  • 16. Miro

    $$$ | Downtown | Mediterranean

    What looks like a museum in the heart of Downtown, this Spanish/North African/Italian hybrid is sating workers on lunch breaks during the day...Read More

  • 17. Original Pantry Cafe

    $ | Downtown | American

    Opened in 1924 by Dewey Logan, this classic diner claims to have never closed in the entirety of its run and is currently owned by former L...Read More

  • 18. Orsa and Winston

    $$$$ | Downtown | Japanese

    Order from the tasting menu at this Japanese/Italian fusion restaurant to explore everything this hybrid cuisine has to offer. The space is...Read More

  • 19. Patina

    $$$$ | Downtown | French

    If you plan on seeing a show at the Walt Disney Music Hall, make it a point of adding a dinner at this fine-dining establishment next door....Read More

  • 20. Q Sushi

    $$$$ | Downtown | Japanese

    Every night is different at this elegant omakase (chef-selected) sushi joint. It all depends on what's the freshest and what's the absolute...Read More

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