There are so many amazing restaurants in LA, yet it can be so difficult to choose where to go to impress your date. With these 10 phenomenal restaurants located all around Los Angeles, there is no possible way that your date will not think highly of your taste. Stop wasting your precious time scrolling for hours on Yelp, and keep reading this article!
Republique is hands down a complete game changer for your next date. Whether you are taking that special someone out for brunch or dinner, Republique offers the most unique and flavorful French-style food. This restaurant is a triple-threat. First of all, they have the most one-of-a-kind dishes that look and taste amazing, second, the interior of this place is gorgeous, and third, they have so many delicious dessert options it’s crazy! some popular dishes for brunch and dinner include Brioche French Toast, Maine Lobster Omelette, Croque Madame, Shakshouka, Cook Ranch Pork, Baguette with Normandy Butter, Cacio e Pepe Bucatini, Beef Short Rib, and more. Mouth watering yet? Hurry and take your date on a French Cuisine rendezvous!
If you’re looking for a more relaxed, casual ambience, Otium is the perfect restaurant for you and your date. This restaurant is located next to the Broad museum, and is a restaurant like no other. There is an open kitchen, meaning the kitchen is visible and open to the customers, so they can see everything that goes on with the cooks and chefs. With it’s beautiful and spacious interior, Otium gives off a very rustic yet sophisticated vibe. Some of their most popular dishes include Spinach Bucatini, Foie Gras Funnel Cake, Snake River Farm New York Strip Steak, Potato Gnocchi, Naan with Burgundy Truffle Butter, and Black Cod.
3. Inko Nito
In the mood for some bomb Japanese food? Head on over to Inko Nito in LA! Now don’t get Inko Nito confused with any other Japanese restaurant because we’re not talking about Sushi and Udon here. We’re talking robata style food meaning everything is cooked on a huge charcoal grill which is in the middle of the entire restaurant. This place is guaranteed to impress your date with their never before seen foods that will blow your tastebuds away. If you ever do decide to go to Inko Nito with your date, you guys HAVE to get the bone marrow. No questions asked.
If you want to impress your date with the best Italian food in Los Angeles, Bestia is the place to go. Although the food here is pretty pricey, they take their food to a whole other level. Their pastas and pizzas were made to change lives. Their most popular menu items include their charcuterie board because of their incredible house-cured meats, Lobster Crostini, Alla’nduja Pizza, Cavatelli alla Norcina, and Bittersweet Chocolate Budino tart. Bestia is for sure a serious catch.
5. The Perch
Take your date to see the city on the rooftop while enjoying some steak and cocktails! The Perch is a rooftop bar restaurant with the best vibe and ambience. You can enjoy deliciously made food while drinking cocktails outside on the roof! With one of the most beautiful views, this place will most definitely make your date smile. The Perch also offers live jazz music as well, making the place even more classier. Whether you’re sitting at a table or on one of the couches with a blanket, your night will be filled with happiness and romance.
David Chang is one of the best chefs of all time and he has a restaurant open in Los Angeles now! This is the perfect place to take your date for an outstanding culinary experience. Definitely a restaurant that stands out in Los Angeles, Majordomo has some of the best menu items one could ever ask for! Popular dishes include APL Short Rib, Truffle Mac n Cheese, Crispy Pork Belly, Roasted Duck Crispy Rice, Butterball Potatoes, and many more.
Literally sweep your date off of their feet by taking them 1,000 feet above ground level! 71Above is a fancy restaurant on the 71st floor giving breathtaking panoramic views from oceans to mountain ranges. You know a restaurant is legit when they offer caviar.
Have you ever had dinner in an art gallery? Well now you can at Manuela! The interior is simply charming, and the vibe is very casual yet aesthetic. Don’t worry, you won’t have to fear walking too loudly in your heels in this “museum” because there will be other people talking and enjoying their meals! They have some amazing dishes including Shrimp and Grits, Meringue, and The Redneck.
This is a restaurant your date will never forget. Bavel is a Middle Eastern restaurant that serves classic dishes that are taken to the next level, which will probably make you and your date want to come back for more. This fantastic restaurant has no disappointing items on their menu, and everything comes with their delicious pita bread.
10. Osteria Mozza
Dress to impress, and head on over to Osteria Mozza! This restaurant is an award winning masterpiece. If you love cheese like I do, this place is perfect for you. They offer a mozzarella bar with fresh imported mozzarella, and a lot of their menu items include cheese! This place is never to cheesy for a date.
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