Central / Downtown La Restaurants
8400 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
$$$ Top 10 Recommended Special Offer
La Bohème rhapsodizes with a quintuplet of dazzling crystal chandeliers looming majestically overhead in a large, yet intimate two-tiered dining space. The semi-private booths downstairs and the rock star booths upstairs, along with the opulent ruby-red décor glimmering softly under the glow of two huge open fireplaces make this seductive bistro one of the a romantic destinations in L.A. Guests are also welcome to dine on the Garden Patio, Café La Boheme’s own al fresco paradise, where they can bask in the warmth of a beautiful fireplace framed by roses and greenery. For more casual diners, the bar lounge offers ...
1100 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
$$$ Recommended Special Offer
The Downtown Los Angeles location of the esteemed Palm empire of restaurants offers fine steaks, seafood, and Italian specialties in a posh setting. Located at 1100 Flower Street in an enormous space, formerly a Packard car dealership, the Palm Downtown is the largest in the country. Since 2002 The Palm Downtown has managed to execute the same stellar food that original owners Pio Bozzi and John Ganzi started serving three generations ago in New York City. Today, The Palm Restaurants are still a family business run by the original owners’ great-great-grandsons.
617 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014
$$$$ Top 10 Recommended Special Offer
Adelmo Zarif’s restaurant has occupied a dazzling Art Deco space in downtown’s historic core since moving from West Hollywood in May 1997. Cicada fills the bottom two stories of the Oviatt Building, featuring towering mahogany pillars, plenty of gold, and pristine white tablecloths. Cicada is a fine-dining establishment that’s especially popular for birthdays, weddings and the occasional marriage proposal. Tokyo native Suzay Cha prepares northern Italian cuisine with Asian accents. The menu changes twice a year, but typically includes Ahi Tuna Tartar with Avocado, Piquillo Peppers and Wasabi Caviar and Pappardelle with Filet Mignon Bolognese Sauce.
730 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Koi Restaurant group has claimed prime real estate in some of the trendiest cities in the world, from New York to Bangkok. The Los Angeles branch of Koi Restaurant, located in West Hollywood on Cienega Boulevard between Waring and Melrose, is the place to be for those who want to be seen. This chic restaurant and lounge serves ultra modern Japanese fusion plates in a modernly decorated atmosphere with a Zen sensibility. Food is arranged with the same aesthetic harmony, blending traditional Japanese ingredients with California style. Just order the Hamachi Fusion to understand this unification. Thin slices of yellowtail ...
8478 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Old world Tuscan dishes are the specialty at Ago Restaurant located on Melrose Avenue and Clinton Street in the heart of West Hollywood. Guests can be reassured that they will dine on great Italian food at a restaurant that is co-owned by the Godfather himself, Robert Di Nero. The Chef and co-owner, Agostino Sciandri, grew up in the lush countryside of Tuscany where he learned to perfect his Northern Italian culinary style. At Ago, guests can experience the full progression of an Italian dinner, starting with an Antipasti of Buffalo Mozzarella Caprese, or the Polipo e Patate, grilled octopus in ...
8445 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048
$$ Editor's Pick
In Mid-City West LA on 3rd Avenue and S Croft Avenue, patrons enter the rock-clad building of Sushi Roku to experience innovative Japanese preparations that utilize ingredients unusual for a sushi restaurant. Sushi Roku’s menu features traditional nigiri and sushi rolls, but selections like the Salmon Carpaccio in truffle soy vinaigrette will excite guests’ palates with generous flakes of shaved black truffle. Edamane Hummus and the Albacore Tacos are bite-sized tributes to the clash of cultures found in LA. For those adventurous guests, the Sushi chefs are always happy to prepare untraditional dishes like halibut with kumquats, or toasted scallops ...
700 West Fifth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Dining on the patio of Café Pinot gives guests a grand view of the urban skyline and the lush romantic Central Library garden located in Downtown LA. Enjoy warm afternoons and summer nights out on the terrace, while eating Café Pinot’s French-California cuisine. This restaurant is perfect for dining before an event at the Staples Center or the Music Center because of its close location. A delicious Café Pinot dish to try is the Three Mustard- Crusted Farm-Raised Rotisserie Chicken with crispy Pinot fries. If guests decide to have lunch at Café Pinot, then get the Pan-Seared Prime Hanger Steak ...
544 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Focusing on fresh, quality ingredients, Water Grill offers some of the most exquisite seafood in Southern California. The secret is in the quality, as well as in Executive Chef Davide LeFevre’s respectful preparations that allow natural flavors to shine. Warm décor, cozy booths, and colorful art ensure ultimate comfort, while temptations like Dungeness and Blue Crab Cake with lime-yogurt cucumber sauce and herbed cous cous and Butter Poached Maine Lobster with morel mushrooms, haricot verts and crispy shallots offer decadent indulgence.
108 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
$$ Editor's Pick
After seven years of success in the North Hollywood Arts District, Paul Hibler and David Sanfield took their Pitfire Pizza concept downtown in 2005. Across from St. Vibiana’s Cathedral and in the shadow of skyscrapers, office workers flood this modern Italian café at lunch for thin-crust pizzas, hearty pastas, and market-fresh salads. At night and on weekends, the rush subsides and Pitfire offers a more relaxed dining experience with the same value. Order at the counter, where a board lists seasonal specials and fresh-baked desserts are on display. To drink, there’s fresh sangria and watermelon lemonade, plus wine and beer.
4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
This historic clubhouse, built in 1937, displays a fusion of Spanish Revival Architecture and classic California design styles. Complete with large windows, rustic wood floors, and vaulted high beam ceilings, the clubhouse and its conjoining outside patio can accommodate up to 350 guests, and the view of Griffith Park in Los Feliz is breathtaking. Owned by the Monterey Concessions Group, this events venue can host an cater any event for any season, including Weddings, Anniversary Parties, Business Meetings, Baptisms, and much more. The cuisine for events, though upscale American cuisine, can be altered and created especially for your specific event. ...
6350 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
$$$ Special Offer
Famed Chef Todd English pairs up with Hollywood darling Eva Longoria Parker to introduce us to Beso, a glamorous and refined restaurant serving up fine fusion cuisine with a side of glitz nightly. Step into Beso and be seduced by the lush and invocative palette of deep crimsons, rich wood tones, and alluring leather upholstery. The menu infuses Latin-inspired flavors with Middle-Eastern flare for a tantalizing array of meat and seafood selections. Eva’s Tortilla Soup is a comforting bowl of spice and the Beso Paella is an invigorating melding of surf and turf. Every bite glistens like the crystal chandelier ...
1929 Hillhurst Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Inspired by their Studio City strategic partners, Alcove Café & Bakery is located in Silver Lake on Hillhurst Avenue over by Griffith Park. This café and bakery offers scrumptious meals and their menu boasts a huge variety of options. The Alcove constantly uses the freshest ingredients, opens early, and closes late. They serve everything from breakfast and brunch to lunch, dinner, mimosas, and pastries and coffee. Enjoy a chill afternoon, a late night bite or just a cup of tea and a scone at this hidden Los Angeles gem.
333 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Located on the 54th floor of the Wells Fargo Center in Downtown Los Angeles, Club City on Bunker Hill offers exquisite, contemporary themed private venues for events such as Weddings, Anniversary Parties and Business Meetings. Overlooking the ever-buzzing Los Angeles, this high-rise space can transform to match the theme of your event. The staff is complete with wedding professionals, serving to help you plan your event—they can even customize your catering menu, which can be acquired through City Club. With a stress on exceptional service, attention to detail, and upscale food and wine selections, City Club on Bunker Hill is ...
2442 Hyperion Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 92027
Barbrix Restaurant and Wine Bar is a new venue in Silver Lake serving fusion dishes consisting of Italian and Spanish cuisine with a Californian flare. The menu and décor are creative, modern, and eclectic with an ambiance that is intimate and friendly. This unique venue offers cooking classes, and a wine list that nicely complements their menu. Try such dishes as Pamplona and steak frites. Barbrix also prepares delectable desserts, such as their nutella crème brulee. Whether you’re interested in a quick bite or a gathering of friends to enjoy good food and a few glasses of wine, Barbrix is ...
1050 Flower Street # 167, Los Angeles, CA 90015
BottleRock’s philosophy is simple: “passion about wine, beer, food, and the subtle intermingling and fusion of tastes.” This idea pervades the entirety of the wine bar’s menu. Bottle Rock presents an extensive wine list alongside an inventive selection of appetizers, entrees, desserts, and cheeses. The Los Angeles hotspot has two locations: one in Downtown and the other in Culver City. Both locations are part tasting room, part wine retailer, and part quick bites. BottleRock also carries handcrafted beers and sake, and the venue encourages guests to explore new flavors and combinations. Their food menu changes seasonally and is presented to ...
403 West 12th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Located at the intersection of West 12th Street and South Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles, Cork Bar has quickly emerged as a trendy wine bar and Los Angeles venue. The restaurant serves a variety of inventive and exciting dishes all crafted from the freshest ingredients found at local farmer’s markets. Cork Bar is committed to providing customers with a genuinely enjoyable wine tasting experience. In an effort to achieve this, they present guests with wine pairing ideas on their food menu, offer around 40 wines by the glass, and even more by the bottle. This Downtown Los Angeles hotspot ...
6255 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Situated on Hollywood’s posh Sunset Strip is The Well, a lounge with chic modernism that permeates its décor and menu. The Well juxtaposes comfort and harshness with its wood flooring and plush couches. This Hollywood playground presents an intimate atmosphere for all guests to experience. Drinks are original and flavorful. The Well contains a full bar, is open late, and is a great place to unwind. Swing on by The Well relax, enjoy, and indulge in the trendy Hollywood experience.
685 North Robertson Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Located in the heart of fashionable West Hollywood, Bossa Nova embodies its eclectic and vibrant surroundings, serving up the American dream with a Brazilian flair. Offering American favorites like lasagna to traditional Brazilian fare like Coxinha, there is something to satisfy any craving. It is no surprise that Bossa Nova boasts three locations. Bossa Nova’s new happy hour special includes their vast selection of beers, wines, and margaritas at a discounted price weeknights from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Tasty food, casual atmosphere, and wallet friendly prices make it a neighborhood favorite throughout Los Angeles.
7373 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Located on Los Angeles’ famous Sunset Strip and derived from the Latin word for ‘fragrance‘ is Aroma Bakery and Café. Whether you’re looking for a quick shot of espresso, a fresh mug of mint tea, a full 3-course meal, or just some dessert, Aroma café offers a little bit of the Mediterranean in the heart of Los Angeles. The café’s authentic and flavorful dishes, drinks, and atmosphere transport each diner to the European coast for a one-of-a-kind dining experience. The focus is great service and delectable food. Their menu showcases everything from breakfast to dinner, and the daily specials are ...
8000 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Vegetarians unite! The Veggie Grill has an entire menu built just for you. The restaurant serves up a variety of veggie protein that is seasoned so well, the flavors blend and your taste buds are taken on an exquisite ride. The Veggie Grill has an extensive menu of delicious options. Whether you choose a salad, soup, combo, starter or burger, you are sure to experience bliss as you indulge in this healthy meal. The Veggie Grill’s ambiance is comfortable, casual, and friendly as is their staff. Their food is natural, savory, wholesome, and satisfying. Come enjoy this vegetarian hideaway in ...