Venice - Italy Restaurants
5955 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Inspired by coastal living, Providence in Mid Wilshire offers diners an assortment of the world’s finest wild seafood and shellfish presented in a pure and simple form. Chefs Michael Cimarusti and Donato Poto have developed a menu of exceptional quality influenced by the treasures of the ocean. In addition to noteworthy cuisine and excellent service, an excellent selection of wine graces Providence's walls, showcased in an elegant glass cellar in the restaurant. Diners can order a la carte, a tasting menu, as well as the chef menu. For those looking to sample the tasting and chef menus, be aware that ...
129 North La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Matsuhisa located in Beverly Hills is a popular sushi restaurant among locals and celebrities. This sushi restaurant is owned by Executive Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, who owns several other successful restaurants around the world. The menu offers more than 100 dishes, but most people order the omakase tasting menu, featuring the chef's choice of sushi. The chef creates unusual and interesting dishes by combining Japanese food with South American spices and salsas. Be sure to make a reservation a week in advance because Matsuhisa has a small dining room. Their signature dishes to try are the toro with caviar and the ...
251 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles’ Theatre District, Noe has established itself as an elegant oasis in the midst of the city’s hustle and bustle since opening in July 2003. Executive Chef Rebert Gadsby's acclaimed "Progressive American" cuisine marries a gentle Japanese aesthetic with French-inspired dramatic artistry. This new age bistro offers a fresh and frequently changing menu that has earned the restaurant many accolades. Impressing diners and critics alike, this gourmet eatery is intricate in the detail of its décor and food.They even have an extensive wine list and unique cocktails. Enjoy a sophisticated, satisfying, and beautifully ...
1250 Harvard Rd, Burbank, CA 91501
The Castaway Restaurant and Banquet Center, located high in the Burbank hills, overlooks De Bell Golf Course, offering a breathtaking city view that is spectacular day or night. It is appropriately nicknamed “The Jewel on the Hill” and has been a landmark in the Burbank area for over 40 years. Castaway prides itself on serving up fresh food daily to its diners. Castaway offers scrumptious meals such as their Prime Rib French Dip Sandwich and their Butter-Poached Lobster Tail, or try one of the Chef’s daily creations. Don’t miss out, come try one of these tasty dishes today!
700 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Downtown receives a touch of dining genius with the establishment of Bottega Louie. This traditional Italian café and gourmet market invites visitors to linger a while over hand-crafted pastries, specially coordinated entrée dishes, and stone oven pizzas; then they may humor their own culinary inspirations by perusing the market’s selection of artisanal cheeses, infused oils, pastas, meats, and other hard-to-find items. Head Chef Sam Marvin takes care to ensure his menu pleases the most discerning palates: Pasta dishes are served in slightly more petite portions to encourage patrons to sample any of the many tasty side dishes.
3280 Helms Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90034
$$ Special Offer
Beacon stands as a go-to destination for innovative Asian cuisine that seamlessly marries traditional technique with visionary flavors. Chef Matsusaka utilizes years of experience as both a classic and avant-garde chef to create a menu that is equally inviting as it is adventurous. Dishes like the Green Tea Soba Noodle Salad and the Miso Braised Shortribs shine in the stark yet comforting décor of the restaurant’s main dining space. Bare cement walls stand tall along floor-to-ceiling windows that wash the entire space in warm light, while the outdoor patio provides a relaxed and lively spot to savor the fine Asian ...
900 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015
On the 24th floor of the Ritz Carlton in Downtown Los Angeles is WP24 by Wolfgang Puck. The location offers patrons breath-taking panoramic views of downtown, just a stone’s throw from LA Live and the Staples center. The lounge at WP24 is a fine place to grab a bite to eat and a quick drink before a game, concert, or show. This Chinese-Fusion Bistro offers diners two Prix Fixe choices, a three-course and four-course meal, should they choose to dine in the main restaurant. Popular entrees include the Peking Duck, “Angry” Two-Pound Live Maine Lobster, and Whole Sea Bass Baked ...
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 ...
133 N. La Cienega Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
The tradition of Fogo de Chão came from the countryside of Brazil, where the founding brothers perfected their native technique of roasting meat over open fire pits. This unique steakhouse provides an ambiance like no other with historical wall murals, enhanced by dark Brazilian tones, taking the guests into the heart of Gaucho culture. Patrons can choose from a medley of dishes or a prix-fixe sampling of the entire menu. The menu features unlimited servings of 15 different delectable cuts of meats, each with a multiplicity of complementing wines from all over the world, giving the guest the ideal balance ...
3459 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale, CA 91208
In a quiet part of Glendale, hidden behind a red door, awaits a foodie’s paradise. Bashan offers French and modern American cuisine in a sophisticated but casual setting. Seated at dark, wooden tables under a simplistic décor, guests dine on dishes featuring fresh ingredients with a French influence. The appetizers follow a motif of seasonal dining. Salad offerings such as the Lobster Salad, and Burrata Salad with Bresaola, Wild Arugula, White Nectarines, and a Tomato Relish. The main courses rarely disappoint the taste buds. The Roasted Duck Breast, with Truffle Scented Spaetzle, Roasted Kohirabi, Seared Black Mission Figs, and a ...
132 N. Robertson Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Just off Robertson Boulevard nestled in the heart of Beverly Hills lies one of Los Angeles’ premium Moroccan restaurants, Tagine. A fusion of old and new recipes combine to create both their ala cart and tasting menus. Each dish is carefully hand crafted and the menu is always seasonally fresh. An eclectic combination of beers and wines follow their ever-changing menu. Chef ‘Ben’ Benameur says about his restaurant, “all I want is a warm place where the food is made with love” and with such an intimate location and cozy ambience he has made this simple statement a reality. For ...
2020 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403
Opaque in Santa Monica offers diners a one of a kind culinary experience. One that is proposed to enhance the senses of taste, smell, touch, and hearing by abandoning one that we often take for granted, Opaque is “Dining in the Dark”. The straightforward menu offers diners the entrée choice of Filet Mignon, Roasted Herb Chicken Breast, Seared Atlantic Salmon, or Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Rigatoni. Dessert is either a Mango Panna Cotta or Warm Chocolate Lava Cake. Blind servers aid guests with tips on how to approach dining free of sight, and a portion of the bill goes towards blindness ...
1600 S. Disneyland Dr., Anaheim, CA 92802
Theme park dining usually means overpriced, tasteless food in small portions. However, the Napa Rose located in Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa delivers park goers a sophisticated, delicious meal. Views of Disney’s California Adventure park can be seen through the glass windows, but no park ticket is necessary to dine here. Head chef Andrew Sutton changes the menu seasonally, providing fresh ingredients in his dishes. For appetizers, the Starter to Share consists of Large Seared Shrimp in Garlic Sauce, Pork Spare Ribs with Soy Glaze, and Lemongrass Chicken Skewers. To keep the food at the right temperature, a hot ...
3800 South Plaza Dr., Santa Ana, CA 92704
$$$ Recommended Editor's Pick
Antonello Ristorante serves Italian favorites to Santa Ana residents in a classy, but family friendly environment. The landscape paintings adorning the walls lend the air of vacationing in an Italian villa. Antonello Ristorante’s expansive menu features all traditional Italian courses, from antipasti through secondi. Local favorites include the antipasti Prosciutto, with slices of Italian Parma Prosciutto, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, and Marinated Olives. No Italian experience is complete without the Primi, or pasta course. With options such as Ravioli Magro with Spinach, Ricotta, and San Marzano Tomatoes, Fettuccine with Porcini Mushrooms, Fresh Tomato, and Truffle Oil, as well as a Chef’s ...
317 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
For 30 years Café Pierre has offered the Manhattan Beach area consistent, authentic, and exciting cuisine. The restaurant has perfected the seamless integration of food and service, stemming from Chef and Owner Guy Gabriele’s passion for food and wine. The menu is mostly French and Italian, with subtle influences from Asia, South America, and the Middle East. Dishes such as Steak au Poivre and Linguini Frutti di Mare remain authentic to their traditional roots while integrating Gabriele’s signature twist on each dish. Recognizing the pleasures in pairing food and wine, Café Pierre offers an engaging wine list with over 600 ...
1155 N. Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Ammo's newly redesigned interior offers a sleek, dramatic stage on which Owner and Executive Chef Amy Sweeney’s culinary performance unfolds. Turning to the seasons for inspiration, Sweeney’s menu is constantly changing, weaving vibrant, seasonal produce into delectable dishes. During early summer you might find Baby Artichoke pizza with fontina, teardrop tomatoes, baby red onion, and mint; or wood-oven braised Wild Bass with baby artichokes and peewee potatoes. Regardless of the season, the menu showcases stunning creativity and equally stunning quality, accompanied by an eclectic wine list that promises to accompany even the most unique of creations.
9023 E. Washington Blvd., Pico Rivera, CA 90660
The Dal Rae is the Southern California restaurant where 1950s classics still reign. Lobster Thermidor, Pepper Steak, Chateaubriand, Prime Rib, Fresh Fish, Rack of Lamb, Steak Diane, and Cherries Jubilee prepared tableside are among more than 100 items on a truly retro menu, complete with some of the city's best martinis. The kitchen uses only the aged prime beef and the freshest seafood available, so it is no wonder this Rico Rivera institution continues to be a community favorite. The Piano Bar features live music Wednesday through Saturday to entertain those looking to unwind while enjoying a cocktail. Come experience ...
218 N. Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Urasawa in Beverly Hills offers one of the most exclusive Japanese dining experiences in California. The tiny establishment, which seats about 10 people at a time, has no menu; rather diners are presented 29 courses of owner and Chef Hiroyuki Urasawa's triumphant Kaizeki preparations. The formal meal presents a succession of small and meticulous dishes, each carefully crafted to accentuate the natural flavors of seasonal ingredients, many of which have been flown in from Japan earlier in the day. Chef Urasawa’s attention to detail stretches beyond the plate, with 300-year old antique tableware and an exclusively French wine list. It ...
880 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660
The Ritz offers a taste of Europe in both ambiance and cuisine, with an extensive menu and a high level of service. Open since 1977, the Ritz has consistently offered an elegant setting for patrons to linger over an exquisite meal. The acclaimed menu offers Continental cuisine including an extensive selection of steak and seafood, as well as more unique items ranging from Escargots in Crute to Bavarian Rotisserie-Roasted Duck. Impeccable service and an outstanding wine list round out an elegant dining experience at the Ritz.
1767 Newport Boulevard, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
The Golden Truffle is a unique bistro known for its innovative fusion menu, which includes a mixture of Asian, French, Spanish, and Caribbean-influenced dishes from Chef Alan Greeley. The menu changes daily with whatever the freshest ingredients available are, but favorite items include Jamaican Jerk Chicken Salad and Rosemary Roasted Spring Lamb Loin with Vegetable Soufflé and Mushroom Meat Juices. With such a wide array of dishes to choose from, The Golden Truffle keeps its clientele curious. An extensive and award winning wine list featuring French and Californian selections to compliment the exciting menu.