8941 1/2 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
$$ Recommended Editor's Pick
Serving West Hollywood for over 33 years, Cafe D'Etoile is located on the famous Santa Monica Blvd strip in West Hollywood. From almost anywhere in the restaurant you can enjoy plenty of eye-candy and entertainment on the boulevard. There is never a dull moment. Enjoy year round dining indoor and out 7 days a week. Enjoy a drink at our full bar with a large selection of beer, wine and specialty cocktails. Don't forget to try our very popular homemade Sangria and Bloody Marys. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday with Brunch being served Saturday and Sunday.
394 East Main St, Suite B, Ventura, CA 93001
$$ Top 10 Recommended New Editor's Pick Private Room
Pacific by NoRu offers a fresh, balanced, coastal-inspired culinary experience that explores what local flavor truly is. Founded by residents who have lived and understand that what this area represents is an opportunity to share good nature, great people, and amazing food with its patrons. Please visit, dine, and enjoy Pacific’s balance of excellent food, a love for nature and great people. See you soon at Pacific by NoRu.
6602 Old Pacific Coast Hwy, Ventura, CA 93001
$$ Recommended Editor's Pick Private Room View Outdoor Seating
While culinary temptations beckon from Santa Barbara to Ventura, some of the area's finest dining takes place right at The Shoals Restaurant. The innovative cuisine features the freshest of seasonal American ingredients, its flavors, and textures matched only by the beauty of its presentation. The Shoals presents an ever-changing menu specializing in fresh local seafood and produce and offers both indoor or alfresco seating beside the blue Pacific. And for those special business meetings and banquets, the Shoals provides an unforgettable venue. The Shoals is open every night for dinner and almost every day for lunch, with brunch available on ...
8914 Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
Let us make your event outstanding especially when it comes to the food and the style. We are happy to help by hosting your next private party or special event in our restaurant space. Our restaurant is the perfect location for everything from company meetings, charity event and private dinner parties, family gatherings, birthday parties, holiday parties or any other function. Book your party today contact us at [email protected] or call us 310-858-1923 Brief Description Our venue has the capacity sit up to sixty adults comfortably and has an additional outdoor terrace that sits up to 16 adults. Complete with ...
12050 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91604
$ Special Offer
Sammy’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Grill’s newest location in the heart of Studio City offers the perfect blend of ambiance and fine dining for the restaurant connoisseur. Enjoy the sunny patio overlooking Ventura Boulevard while savoring organic Arugula & pear pizza or peruse the full bar for some of Southern California’s finest craft beers. Open for lunch and dinner, Sammy’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Grill offers several unique menu items, including Oak roasted chicken breast, mini duck tacos, and a variety of artisan pizzas with gourmet ingredients like Brie cheese and truffle oil, Thai chicken, or garlic shrimp. Satisfy your sweet tooth ...
8684 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Sushi Chef Hiro Nishimura’s restaurant certainly lives up to his name. The atmosphere here is soothing and intimate; to get to the restaurant diners walk through a Japanese garden out front. Amid the minimally decorated dining room, the sushi shines, with Chef Nishimura’s master hand creating some of the best sushi and sashimi in Los Angeles. In addition to sushi, hot Japanese dishes are also served, although it is the raw creations particularly the succulent toro, that have built Nishimura’s flawless reputation.
1700 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Opened in March 2005, Ocean and Vine is located in the gorgeous Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, next to Santa Monica pier. The swanky lobby sets the scene for an upmarket experience. The split-level, low-ceilinged room is attractive; the top level is dominated by a steel chimneyed fire pit, with striking artworks adding to the ‘wow’ factor. The cuisine, from Head Chef Robert Trester under the watch of Executive Chef Gregg Wangard, is Californian; each dish a showcase of local, seasonal ingredients. Dishes are near-faultless, and although prices are high, it’s worth coming here for a splurge or special occasion.
419 Cold Canyon Road, Calabasas, CA 91302
Saddle Peak Lodge specializes in elegantly prepared game, offering unique dishes such as buffalo tartar, butter-soft roasted elk tenderloin, and wood-grilled venison chops. Executive Chef Steven Rojas kindly offers excellent seafood and vegetarian dishes, although he is famous for his delightful preparation of the unusual. Saddle Creek's elegant ambiance, extraordinary menu and oustanding selection of American wines make it a favorite among adventurous diners and celebrity guests; it is also ideally suited for special events from anniversaries to business dinners.
1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
$$$ Recommended Special Offer
Classy meets comfortable at Whist, located at the Viceroy Santa Monica, a restaurant offering elegant Coastal Mediterranean cuisine for breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch. Not only do menu items offer variety, but in order to ensure individual levels of comfort guests are offered several choices in seating locations including the traditional formal dining room, casual poolside tables as well as private chef cabanas for a more intimate experience. Whist is an eatery known for its significantly stylish décor which fuses vintage and modern furnishings. The restaurant excitedly welcomes new Executive Chef, Tony DiSalvo to the team, who uses his vast ...
One Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405
The menu at One Pico features modern American cuisine with a seasonal bent. Chef Andri Tscharner sources ingredients from local farms, weaving the seasonal produce into stunning, refreshing creations. Dishes might include such succulent renditions as Black Truffle Risotto with Butter Poached Maine Lobster, Snap Peas, and White Truffle Oil; Wild King Salmon with Artichokes, Swiss Chard, Applewood Bacon, and Bouillabaisse Sauce; or Colorado Lamb Loin with Heirloom Carrots, Braising Greens, Chick Peas, and Black Olive Jus. Enjoy Tscharner’s fresh, contemporary cuisine in a casually elegant setting, surrounded by windows that offer gorgeous views of the Santa Monica beach.
2454 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90403
$$ Special Offer
Wilshire elevates the warmth of a neighborhood restaurant to the elegance of haute cuisine. Thomas Schoos’ décor skillfully balances the historic, rough hewn architecture with opulent materials, juxtaposing exposed brick walls with lush leather, hard wood, and amber lighting. Chef Andrew Kirschner’s California fusion menu reinforces the ideal of local sophistication, emphasizing organic ingredients from local producers. Although local in origin, Kirschner’s creations are anything but ordinary, elevating fresh, seasonal ingredients to the heights of epicurean refinement. The outdoor garden and fire-heated private terrace provide a refreshing dose of greenery in Santa Monica’s urban landscape.
10924 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90064
$$ Editor's Pick
La Serenata celebrates fine Mexican cuisine and quality service. As a family affair that has lasted over 20 years, this popular eatery has expanded to three locations and continues to draw a loyal following. Jose Rodriguez is the visionary and chef, using his creativity and commitment to authenticity to construct flavorful and healthy dishes. The traditional and less nutritious use of lard has been substituted for olive oil in favorites like their fish tacos and salmon enchiladas. Rodriguez also prides himself for their unique mole sauce, which introduces a slightly sweet presence to the chicken specialty. The décor exerts simple ...
1580 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92803
Catal Restaurant is a foodie’s paradise in the midst of the dining chaos that is Downtown Disney, in Anaheim. Sophisticated and calm, Catal presents guests with the welcomed opportunity to escape the crowds, settle in, and experience a tantalizing menu of Mediterranean specialties and lavish libations. The restaurant’s balcony offers panoramic views of all the goings-on below, while Chef Weber keeps all eyes happily on the plate with his thoughtful spread of delectable tapas and entrée dishes. Savor favorites like the House-Made Crispy Pork Chicharrones, the Lantern Scallop Tartare, and the Paella Mixta. And let’s not forget to top off ...
8439 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Katana is a chic assault on the senses. Like an industrial, futuristic Zen temple, Katana’s steel and wood décor juxtaposes urban grit with delicate sophistication. Its staggering menu presents a delightfully daunting selection of treats, through which diners are free to sample with reckless abandon. Katana features two distinctive styles of Japanese cuisine: the familiar sushi bar, and the more novel robata bar, which features tapas-like Japanese barbeque. Food is sculpted skillfully with almost architectural heights, echoing the artistic details of the surrounding environment. With one of Los Angeles’ only sake sommeliers and a sake selection as distinguished as its ...