Beverly Hills & Westside Restaurants

10 8 Cafe D' Etoile

Address: 8941 1/2 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Cafe D' Etoile
Recommended Editor's Pick
Serving West Hollywood for over 33 years, Cafe D'Etoile is located on the famous Santa Monica Blvd strip in West Hollywood. From almost anywhere in the restaurant you can enjoy plenty of eye-candy and entertainment on the boulevard. There is never a dull moment. Enjoy year round dining indoor and out 7 days a week. Enjoy a drink at our full bar with a large selection of beer, wine and specialty cocktails. Don't forget to try our very popular homemade Sangria and Bloody Marys. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday with Brunch being served Saturday and Sunday. Learn More »

10 8 Escuela Taqueria

Address: 7615 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Escuela Taqueria
Recommended New Editor's Pick
Casual taqueria within walking distance of the Grove and the Farmers Market. Top quality product crafted in a unique, creative way and served in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Bring your friends for some of the best tacos in LA - and that's saying something! Learn More »

10 8 The Stinking Rose

Address: 55 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90211
The Stinking Rose
Top 10 Special Offer
If your idea of a great meal is garlic, garlic, and more garlic, head to Restaurant Row on La Cienega and visit The Stinking Rose. Executive Chef and owner Andrea Froncillo has created a garlic lover’s paradise, featuring great food in a wildly fun, garlic-themed atmosphere. Fantastic for large parties, the restaurant boasts a varied menu with specialties including roasted crab, prime rib, pastas, and giant tureens of steamed clams, all bathed in garlic. Don’t forget to visit "Dracula’s Grotto," one of many ornately decorated rooms, and to try Gilroy’s Famous Garlic Ice Cream. Learn More »

10 8 Locanda Del Lago

Address: 231 Arizona Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Locanda del Lago serves authentic cuisine from Bellagio and the Lake Region of Northern Italy. This Santa Monica locale overlooks Third Street Promenade and brings a taste of Italy to this coastal town. Since its opening in April of 1991, Lago has provided some of the tastiest dishes to foodies, celebrities and locals alike. Their warm décor and seasonal menu along with an air of casual class enhance the dining experience. Come out to Lago where Europe meets the West Coast and enjoy the outdoor patio for people watching and genuine California sunshine as well as some of the most ... Learn More »

10 8 Il Cielo

Address: 9018 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Il Cielo
Recommended
In this confection of a restaurant, Il Cielo presents a wondrously elegant and stunningly romantic setting that is sure to bewitch even the most cosmopolitan of patrons. Owner and Executive Chef Pasquale Vericella has meticulously created a destination restaurant where guests can bask in the charms of Il Cielo’s visual beauty and revel in its exquisite Northern Italian cuisine. Nestled in a residential area of fabled Beverly Hills a couple miles east of Rodeo Drive, Il Cielo beguiles guests with a captivating romantic beauty created by its casually elegant décor, twinkling lights, and lush foliage. Learn More »

10 8 Monsoon Cafe

Address: 1212 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Monsoon Cafe
Top 10 Recommended Special Offer
Dining at the Monsoon Café is a relaxing, spiritual experience provided by a unique atmosphere and fresh food. Even before diners walk through the door they are hypnotized by a pair of soothing yet intriguing eyes that adorn the front of the restaurant. The restaurant itself looks like a two story Eastern temple high ceilings and dazzling lighting fixtures, with lots of gold trim adorning columns and walls alike. There is plenty of seating in an open courtyard, with plenty of shade for even the sunniest days. Night is an exciting time at the Monsoon Café, with Salsa lessons and ... Learn More »

10 8 Melisse

Address: 1104 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Melisse
Top 10 Recommended Special Offer
Located in Santa Monica, Melisse combines the sophistication of traditional French cuisine with contemporary American sensibilities, resulting in a truly elegant experience. The two-star Michelin rated restaurant features a menu reflecting seasonal and specialty items carefully selected and intricately prepared by Chef Josiah Citrin and his skilled kitchen staff. The Truffle Risotto carnaroli rice, mascarpone and shaved black truffles and the Broccoli & Quail Egg Agnolotti, young broccoli, brown butter and shaved black truffles are popular with guests. Dessert selections include Sticky Toffee Pudding and a classic Apple Tart. For an experience in refined French American cuisine, Melisse in Santa ... Learn More »

10 8 Piccolo

Address: 5 Dudley Avenue, Venice, CA 90291
Piccolo
This Italian restaurant may seem like just any old option from the vast choices in Los Angeles, but this venue is known more their diversions that involve food rather than the food itself. Every once in a while on a special date Piccolo will have patrons enjoy a five course meal that is based off the wines they choose. It is a very random, mysterious game that is just right for the adventurous eater. For those seeking ambiance and serenity the restaurant’s location with a great view towards the horizon will do just fine. Inside one can enjoy elegant dining ... Learn More »

10 8 Moonshadows

Address: 20356 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Moonshadows
Recommended
Moonshadows has been a Malibu institution since the 1960s, primarily due to the sweeping views of the Pacific. On weekdays, the restaurant is popular with locals and beachgoers. On weekends, the lounge and patio fill with a glitzier crowd that’s craving nightlife. The menu found new life in 2003 with the addition of Chef Joachim Weritz. The native German infuses Asian and Mediterranean influences in contemporary California dishes like sake braised short ribs and crispy panko fried oysters with mirin-passion fruit mignonette. Managing Partner Andrea Bullo fine-tuned a 130-bottle wine list and garnered a 2007 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence." Learn More »

10 8 Valentino

Address: 3115 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Valentino
Recommended
At Valentino, Piero Selvaggio’s flagship restaurant, freshness is not just a priority, it is a passion. Executive Chef Angelo Auriana, who has been with the restaurant for close to 18 years, seeks out the finest ingredients, often returning to his homeland for superior quality. Whether it is cheese from Puglia or white truffles from Piedmont, Auriana’s menu incorporates the grandest treasures in the culinary worlds. The menu changes seasonally, but you might find dishes such as San Daniele Prosciutto with Tirloese speck and melon pearls, Ricotta gnocchetti with walnuts and four-cheese sauce, and Colorado lamb chop with Gorgonzola and port ... Learn More »

10 8 Mori Sushi

Address: 11500 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Mori Sushi
Recommended
Mori Sushi exudes an elegance and class that sums up the Los Angeles dining scene, but brings eastern culinary traditions to brilliant life with their selection of dishes. Serving up fresh, quality sushi daily, plus premium lunch specials based on traditional Japanese recipes. Mori Sushi also features a private dining venue for special events and private parties. Though sushi is plentiful in Los Angeles, Mori Sushi boasts a certain simplistic confidence and variety, all of which make this establishment unique. Learn More »

10 8 Cut

Address: 9500 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Cut
Top 10 New
CUT restaurant, the newest addition to the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons, has created a sense of chic within the hotel’s former classically modeled dining room. Designed by architect Richard Meier, CUT is large, lustrous, and smooth, with oak floors, black-and-white trimmings, and curling vines budding alongside the walls of the two-level fortress. The menu offers USDA Prime, Kobe beef, and true Japanese 100% Wagyu beef from Kagoshima, all of which are complemented by an assortment of tangy sauces, an array of vegetables, and a smart wine list. The elegance of CUT is sure to impress. Learn More »

10 8 Catch

Address: 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Catch
Santa Monica Beach sprawls out beyond the floor-to-ceiling windows that surround Catch’s elegant dining space, and serves up awe-inspiring sunsets nightly. The restaurant’s crisp décor incorporates colors one might find along the beach, and marries them seamlessly with the glistening mother of pearl sushi bar that invites diners to stay a while and indulge on the exquisitely fresh seafood selections Executive Chef Michael Reardon proudly showcases. Land and sea converge on the menu to offer an invigorating array of flavor. The Octopus Salad is and ode to the sea’s vibrant fare and the Hand Made Ravioli are a hearty gesture ... Learn More »

10 8 Katsuya

Address: 11777 San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Katsuya
Special Offer
Your senses may revel in the stunningly engaging décor and modern Japanese cuisine menu presented at Katsuya. Executive Chef Katsuya masterfully crafts traditional sushi rolls and distinctive specialty dishes to please more seasoned and fresh palates alike. Dishes like the Crispy Rice and Spicy Tuna and the Kobe Filet with Foie Gras have developed their own loyal following. Chef Katsuya’s artful menu is complemented and heightened by the truly innovative and equally satisfying décor of designer Philippe Starck. Striking contrasts of black and white capture snippets of moments for patrons to muse over as they dine in the appetizing “wooden ... Learn More »

10 8 Akasha

Address: 9543 Culver Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232
Special Offer
Executive Chef and Owner Akasha Richmond maintains the highest standards for both her culinary skills and the quality of ingredients she uses. Her distinctive New American cuisine menu highlights bold flavored comfort food that prizes sustainable and organic produce and meats. Many local purveyors throughout the region source the kitchen, and help to fuel visitors’ passions for thoughtful food. Small plates like the Niman Ranch Lamb Sliders invite guests to mingle around savory delights, while entrée selections like the Star Anise Braised Short Ribs and the Meatloaf may insist on not being shared. The unique specialty drink menu and fresh ... Learn More »

10 8 Shanghai Red's

Address: 13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Shanghai Red's
Gaze out over the waters of Marina Del Rey, and nestle in for a rousing seafood-inspired dining experience at Shanghai Red’s. The restaurant’s Polynesian, Victorian, and contemporary architectural elements complement the similarly diverse and refined menu, and the welcoming lounge and cocktail patios invite guests to linger a while and truly savor the reprieve. Weekends are reserved for an award-winning champagne brunch that boasts both traditional brunch items and a selection of ethnic specialties; nightly delights include dishes like the Spicy Ratatouille Pasta, the Blackened Swordfish Steak, and the Sizzling Top Sirloin. Learn More »

10 8 Shilo's

Address: 8939 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90035
Shilo's
Shilo’s: A Modern Steakhouse lives up to its name. The clean, contemporary dining room is awash in whites and creams, coaching diners in tall-backed luxurious white leather banquettes for a sense of true indulgence. The restaurant deftly balances this hip ambiance with a respect for tradition in all its forms. The menu blends classic steakhouse sensibilities like premium cuts of beef and comforting sides with more inventively gourmet options like Ceviche and Veal Sweetbreads. Shilo’s takes its homage to custom even further by being fully Kosher, making for a deliciously reverential experience. Learn More »

10 8 Tender Greens

Address: 9523 Culver Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232
Tender Greens
A local favorite known for its relaxed urban style, Tender Greens, remains committed to locally grown organic ingredients of the finest caliber. The restaurant’s menu features a variety of salads, soups, sandwiches, and pastries that bring a little taste of home to their guests. Food is prepared fresh daily in house and is always refreshingly satisfying and delicious. Tender Greens has multiple locations throughout California and provides patrons with a casual, comfortable, and cozy eatery in which they can grab a bite before a movie or after a show or simply go out on a nice date. The ambiance is ... Learn More »

10 8 Il Tramezzino

Address: 454 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Il Tramezzino
Ready for a bit of old world European charm? Look no further than Il Tramezzino. The quaint Italian café is a genuine place of culinary mastery and excellence. The restaurant distinguished itself amongst its Beverly Hills neighbors on “Restaurant Row” by preparing custom baked goods and traditional Italian cuisine. They have an extensive menu that is every bit as creative as it is delicious. Il Tramezzino invites guests to enjoy a temporary European vacation as they dine in a familial, laid back atmosphere with superb service. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, delivers and caters. Head out to one ... Learn More »

10 8 Rush Street

Address: 9546 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232
Rush Street
New
Chicago-native Brian McKeaney and Emmy-award winning writer, Tom Patchett hashave brought Chicago’s Rush Street to Culver City. The restaurant, under the same name as the infamous avenue in Chicago, is known for their innovative menu and ambiance that encourages social interaction. Their modern atmosphere with a kind of low-lit ambiance is both comfortable and stylish. Boosting a large sidewalk patio facing Washington Blvd., a rooftop patio, and one of the largest bars in Culver, the layout of the restaurant incorporates a seamless openness from within the establishment and with out . Learn More »