Los Angeles is an amazing place to travel to, as it is home to unique sites, views, and restaurants. One of the things that Los Angeles is known for is its wide variety of local and international restaurants, offering some of the best dinning experiences and dishes. Not only is the food great, the the ambiance of the restaurants, the surrounding areas and the views of the city make your dinner experience one you will never forget. Experience a unique dining experience in The City of Angels at one of these 10 amazing restaurants!
1.Maggiano’s Little Italy
Looking for some authentic Italian food? Head to Maggiano’s Little Italy in The Grove in Los Angeles. This restaurant does not disappoint! This restaurant serves the most delicious, homemade meals all day long. You can’t go wrong with either going for breakfast, lunch, dinner and/or dessert. Some of the dinner house favorites are the Chicken Parmesan, Chicken Marsala, Linguine and Clams, and Spaghetti and Meat sauce. I promise that you will leave this restaurant completely satisfied and already looking forward to going back!
Tip: Plan to spend the day at The Grove. There are so many cute shops you can go to, along with a Farmer’s Market, and dessert spots. It is so fun!
The Ivy Restaurant in Los Angeles offers classic American, Italian and regional dishes in a romanic atmosphere with a beautiful patio scene. This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and desserts! All of the food is amazing and you honestly can’t go wrong with what you order. Make sure you order one of their famous drinks to enjoy with your meal! Take pictures of yourself and your food outside on the beautiful patio. After your meal, take a peak in the store, and buy a few items. You can only buy things from the store in person, so make sure you do it when you are there!
Catch in Los Angeles is the perfect dinner spot for you and your friends! This globally influenced seafood restaurant is your spot for an elegant food and beverage experience. This restaurant serves brunch and dinner, and transitions from daytime to dining, nightlife and events. This restaurant has stunning views of the city, but is even more beautiful inside. You will probably get caught up at the front of the restaurant, as it has a very unique aesthetic and is perfect for all of your Instagram-Worthy pictures. Make sure that you plan a reservation in advance, as this place is always packed! Wear your cutest outfit and get ready for a night of great food and views!
Is brunch your favorite meal of the day? If yes, then you need to eat at Eggslut. Eggslut, one of the hottest brunch spots in LA, is known for taking a love for eggs, and turning it into a food that you can enjoy all day, every day, no matter the time. This spot focuses on making quality food, with an emphasis on presentation and customer service, so you will definitely leave with a smile on your face. Make sure to get here early. There is always a long line, but I can promise it is worth the wait!
Tip: Before digging in to your egg sandwich, take a picture and post it on your Insta to make all of your followers jealous of your meal!
5.Beauty and Essex
Experience beauty and delicious foods while eating at Beauty and Essex. This restaurant, which is one of three locations in the United States, is known for its restaurant, lounge and pawn shop. When you first enter the restaurant, you will walk through the pawn shop, where you can find vintage jewelry, musical instruments, art and other treasures. From there, you will enter the restaurant, which has two parts. The first is the main dining room, which offers a more intimate dining experience, with the oval skylight. In addition, there is seating outside in the floor courtyard and patio, which is just as elegant as the dining room. Take time looking over the menu, as the chefs selected multi-ethnic dishes to offer, and everything is so, so good! This spot is perfect for a night out with the girls, as you can get all dressed up and enjoy an elegant dinner together, while taking Instagram worthy pictures the whole evening. Be sure to plan ahead, as you NEED a reservation to eat here!
Sur Restaurant in West Hollywood is the cutting edge of style and cuisine, and serves customers exquisite South-European inspired dishes. This restaurant, which is part-owned by Bravo reality tv star Lisa Vanderpump, is fully refurnished with antiques and artifacts, which help create the overall aesthetic for the restaurant. This restaurant is called ‘Sexy Unique Restaurant’ for a reason, and once you step inside, you will see just why! Plan to have a meal here with friends, in either the lounge, the patio, the dinning room, or the chic private room. The best time to eat here is for dinner, as the restaurant is always filled with great people, food and drinks. They always have fun music playing too!
Tip: Be on the look out for reality tv stars from Vanderpump Rules!
7.La Pizza & La Pasta Eataly
If you’re looking for an authentic Italian meal, without having to travel all the way to Europe, La Pizza & La Pasta is the place for you! Located on the second floor in Eataly, in the Westfield Century City mall, this spot is known for serving delicious and homemade pizzas, pastas and bread. This spot resembles an Italian town square, where friends or family come together to share a meal together. Be sure to head over early, as the restaurant is on a first-come, first-served basis and the line can get really long (especially on the weekends). Treat yourself with some gelato after your meal!
Tip: If you don’t want to eat out, stop by one the markets located on the first and second floors of the building to grab some veggies, spaghetti, sauce, and wine, and make your delcious meal in the comfort of your own home!
8.Sugarfish by Sushi Nozawa
Sugarfish by Sushi Nozawa offers a much more unique sushi dining experience. This restaurant serves only the highest quality of traditional sushi. This restaurant is very popular in the city and is known to serve the best sushi out there. When you order, you will choose from three core menus called ‘Trust Me’s.’ You will be completely satisfied with whatever you order! The chefs no longer visibly cook behind the sushi bar, which is not as fun, but, at least at least you know you’re getting good food!
The Water Grill in Downtown Los Angeles has been around since 1989 serving delicious seafood dishes! This restaurant serves lunch, dinner, desserts and drinks. The food is so good! The menus offer different variations and styles of seafood which will satisfy all of your tastebuds. This is a great restaurant to go to to celebrate a success or an event, or even just a night out with your significant other. Consider giving the fish of the season a try, as it is always changing, and is so good!
Perch Los Angeles is a French inspired rooftop bistro that offers incredible views of Downtown Los Angeles. This restaurant is an ‘elevated resting place’ and makes it feel like you are floating on the skyline. The Perch offers various seating places, like outdoor fireplaces, fire pits, a louge, and indoor and out table seating. Not only are the views incredible but the ambiance is very unique. The rooftop offers a very cozy, relaxing feel, with live jazz inspired music playing throughout the night. The menu is inspired by French culinary classics and are so delicious! Plan to spend a night here with your close friends a family!
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