San Fernando Valley Restaurants

10 8 Spark Woodfire Grill - Studio City

Address: 11801 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91604
Spark Woodfire Grill - Studio City
Top 10 Recommended
In May of 1999, Bill Chait, Danilo Terribili and chef Jeff Sladicka partnered to open this Studio City restaurant specializing in mesquite-grilled meat and seafood. The second floor hosts a sleek black lounge and a dining room framed by wine racks, but the real action is downstairs, in a boisterous dining room with views of the exhibition kitchen. At lunch, expect to find entertainment execs. During the week, Spark draws locals, and on weekends, it’s a dater’s playground. Signature dishes include Roman-style pizzas, grilled Atlantic salmon, and steaks. No matter what you order, save room for the house-baked apple walnut ... Learn More »

10 8 Rocco's Tavern

Address: 12514 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604
Rocco's Tavern
If you’re in the valley and searching for a trendy and sophisticated hangout for the evening, head to Rocco’s Tavern in Studio City. This rapidly expanding Los Angeles rendezvous is located on Ventura Boulevard at Whitsett Avenue. Rocco’s Tavern is open for lunch, dinner, drinks, and late night fare daily. Their menu is full of Italian favorites and they have a full bar along with 20 beers on tap, more in bottles, and a respectable wine list. Rocco’s has both indoor and outdoor patio seating accompanied by a mixture of bar stools, booths, and tables. The décor is simple yet ... Learn More »

10 8 The Rack

Address: 6100 Topanga Canyon Boulevard #2150, Westfield Promenade, CA 91367
The Rack
New
Combine custom pool tables, a full bar and kitchen, plush couches, and a mural with unique lighting and you’ve just entered The Rack. The Rack is situated in the heart of Woodland Hills at the Promenade shopping center. This hip venue is open daily and serves everything from breakfast, lunch, and dinner, to brunch, cocktails, drink specials, and late night snacks. The Rack’s executive chef stirs up creative dishes and drinks that are an innovative fusion of Californian and European flavors and cuisines. In addition, on the last Thursday of every month, The Rack hosts an event known as The ... Learn More »

10 8 Studio Yogurt

Address: 12050 Ventura Boulevard #C-105, Los Angeles, CA 91604
Studio Yogurt
Situated at the corner of Laurel Canyon and Ventura Boulevard in Studio City, is one of the most delectable frozen yogurt venues in Los Angeles, Studio Yogurt. Their flavors are rich and creamy and many are non fat! Studio Yogurt serves up delicious frozen treats 7 days a week and has been doing so since 1997. They also tend to stay open until around 11pm in case you need that late night fro yo fix. Studio Yogurt has a few staple flavors such as Chocolate, Vanilla and Peanut Butter; however the rest of the board tends to rotate every few ... Learn More »

10 8 Marmalade Cafe

Address: 14910 Ventura Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 91403
Marmalade Cafe
Situated on Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks, is Marmalade Café, a quaint European bistro. Marmalade’s ambiance is homey and relaxed and the restaurant prides itself on delicious food, spectacular service, and being an escape from the busy LA city life. Whether you’re looking to have a business lunch or just brunch with friends, Marmalade Café is the place to choose. Their extensive menu includes everything from frittatas, omelets, and benedicts to pancakes, salads, waffles, and soups. They even have a full espresso bar, take out, and are available to rent out for banquets and events. For a delightful meal stop ... Learn More »

10 8 More Than Waffles

Address: 17200 Ventura Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 91316
More Than Waffles
Since its opening in 1975, More Than Waffles has been serving some of Los Angeles’ most delicious breakfast items. This family owned and operated restaurant continues to carry on the tradition of high quality home-style cooking that is a main source of the restaurant’s popularity. It’s décor is that of a personal dining room or kitchen with wooden tables and chairs inside and umbrella covered tables and patio furniture outside on the restaurant’s front deck. Located inside the Encino Town center, at the corner of Ventura Blvd. and Louise Avenue, More Than Waffles has expanded their original menu which consisted ... Learn More »

10 8 Ca Del Sole

Address: 4100 Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91602
Ca Del Sole
Top 10 Recommended
Located just North of Universal Studios along a busy stretch of Cahuenga Blvd, Ca’ del Sole stays true to its name as a sunny spot in an otherwise gloomy culinary scene. Amid the lush greenery of the outdoor patio or beside the fireplace between the two dining rooms, guests can enjoy the authentic and comforting Italian cuisine of Chef Soerke Peters in a quiet, homey atmosphere. The flexible bar menu is great for a small bite alone or to share with friends, and the daily “dinner deal” offers a great three course meal for only thirty dollars. Whether it’s a ... Learn More »

10 8 Noah's Ark Cuisine

Address: 10315 Zelzah Ave, Northridge, CA 91326
Noah's Ark Cuisine
Recommended New
Are you on the search for amazing Greek and Middle Eastern food? Noah's Ark Cuisine on Zelzah Avenue is your one-stop destination for affordable high-quality food. Open for lunch and dinner, our adoring customers prefer our hummus, dolma, Shirazi salad, and tabule. If you want to see what all of the hype is about, start ordering from our online menu today. Learn More »

10 8 Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill - Studio City

Address: 12050 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91604
Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill - Studio City
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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 ... Learn More »

10 8 Pita Kitchen

Address: 14500 Ventura Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 91403
Pita Kitchen
Located in the heart of Sherman Oaks, Pita Kitchen is the Middle Eastern restaurant that will appeal to both the healthy and the food connoisseur. All dishes are available in choices of lamb, beef/or chicken, and served with yogurt-based dressings such as tahini and tzatziki sauces. With hearty and hefty portions, diners looking for healthier changes in their diet will find the Pita Kitchen an apt choice. The restaurant can accommodate around 30-35 people including outdoor seating. But with the hustle and bustle of the popular eatery and the warm-friendly banter from the servers, makes this rather small setting all ... Learn More »

10 8 Asanebo

Address: 11941 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604
Asanebo
Asanebo dishes gourmet Japanese cuisine to the crowds of Studio City. Tucked into a strip mall, the exterior of Asanebo mirrors the surplus of similar restaurants around town, yet hidden behind the window blinds awaits a luscious Japanese sushi experience. This classy and engaging restaurant differs vastly from other places, from its simple but creative food presentation, to its sophisticated décor. While the menu features signature pieces such as Seared Toro with Fresh Seaweed Sauce, and a selection of cooked and raw dishes, it is the Omakase option that makes Asanebo a top rated spot. This Japanese version of a ... Learn More »

10 8 Castaway

Address: 1250 Harvard Rd, Burbank, CA 91501
Castaway
Recommended
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! Learn More »

10 8 Saddle Peak Lodge

Address: 419 Cold Canyon Road, Calabasas, CA 91302
Saddle Peak Lodge
Recommended
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. Learn More »

10 8 Canelé

Address: 3219 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90039
Canelé
Canelé’s pedigree will impress those on both the east coast and the west, with Chef Corina Weibel hailing from Campanile and Lucques, and General Manager Jane Choi hailing from Balthazar and Pastis in New York City. Together, they have created a charming and intimate space, where simple, unfussy bistro food and a reasonable and carefully selected wine list team up to offer guests a flavorful respite. Think comforting dishes such as roast chicken with sweet corn, potatoes, and summer squash; seared beef tenderloin with bordelaise sauce, pommes frites, and creamed spinach; and salt-roasted branzino with parsley, celery salad, and capers. ... Learn More »

10 8 Bashan

Address: 3459 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale, CA 91208
Bashan
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 ... Learn More »

10 8 D'Cache Restaurant

Address: 10719 Riverside Dr, Toluca Lake, CA 91602
D'Cache Restaurant
D’Cache is a Toluca Lake local’s go-to spot for modern Spanish cuisine. This colorful restaurant is hidden in strip mall, and once diners step into the Spanish cottage, the lush décor and live music transports them on an exotic Latin vacation. Seated at comfy stuffed chairs or out on the enclosed patio, guests enjoy D’Cache’s take on modern Latin fusion cuisine in the form of tapas, pizettes, sandwiches, and entrees. Of its expansive menu, it is the tapas selection that keeps patrons returning for more. With options like Costillas Cubanas de Lechon, Baby Back Ribs in a Pasilla Honey B.B.Q. ... Learn More »

10 8 Aroma Coffee & Tea Company

Address: 4360 Tujunga Avenue, Studio City, CA 91604
Aroma Coffee & Tea Company
Aroma Coffee and Tea offers diners an alternative from the ordinary chain coffee shop. Serving meals for any time of day, this Studio City locale remains a local favorite. The welcoming restaurant boasts multiple seating options, allowing guests to cozy up inside the renovated house, or enjoy the California sun on its expansive, plant filled outdoor patio. The menu selection offers breakfast specialties like Eggs Benedict, or the luscious Smoked Salmon Plate with Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese, Tomatoes, Sliced Red Onions, Lemon and Capers on a bagel, among other favorites. For lunch, the Grilled Turkey Hummus Melt, with Sliced Turkey, ... Learn More »

10 8 Mandaloun

Address: 141 S. Maryland Avenue, Glendale, CA 91204
Mandaloun
Mandaloun brings a slice of the Mediterranean to Southern California, with a rich ambiance filled with silk draperies and chandeliers. The lush and festive atmosphere is an ideal setting to enjoy Mandaloun’s authentic Lebanese cuisine. The extensive menu offers a variety of dishes, however it is the meze, or small plates, that are most popular. Over forty tapas-style dishes range from simple baba ghanoush to the intricate kafta nayeh, or sirloin tartare, and a fixed-price option offers the perfect way to sample from the dazzling array of tastes and flavors. Patio dining allows the enjoyable hookah after a meal, while ... Learn More »

10 8 Panzanella Ristorante

Address: 14928 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91403
Panzanella Ristorante
With its earth-tone walls with floral accents and copious mirrors, Panzanella strikes a new balance between a formal dining venue and casual trattoria. Served along side a dozen classic pastas and risottos is a sizable soup selection including the signature bread-thickened ribollita. Learn More »

10 8 Pinot Bistro

Address: 12969 Ventura Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 91604
Pinot Bistro
Special Offer
Pinot Bistro offers a charming intimate setting to enjoy classic bistro fare along with contemporary California creations. With an extensive wine list, daily specials incorporating seasonal ingredients, and truly Parisian atmosphere, it is no wonder Pinot Bistro is a favorite neighborhood restaurant. Sample a signature dish such as crispy whitefish with brandade potatoes amid the dark wood paneling, black and white tiled floors, and mustard colored walls and you will feel as if you have been transported to France. Learn More »