101 L&L APPROVED RESTAURANTS IN LA

 

There are T O N S of restaurants in LA, and it can be near impossible to stay on top of whats actually good and worth your time. No need to fret or feel overwhelmed my friend, that’s why I’m here! I have spent about 50% of my time in Los Angeles dining, the other 50% has been spent in the gym just in case you were wondering, and this my go-to list of “Love & Loathing LA Approved” restaurants. They’re in no particular order and the list will change from time to time so be sure to check back in!

WESTSIDE EATS

VENICE

Gjelina

Tasting Kitchen

Leona

Scopa Italian Roots

Gjusta

 

SANTA MONICA

Cassia

Local Kitchen + Wine Bar 

 Tar + Roses 

Upper West 

Michael’s

Milo + Olive

Rustic Canyon 

Sweetfin Poke

 

CULVER CITY

Father’s Office 

Hatchet Hall 

Destroyer 

Hanjip 

 

MANHATTAN BEACH

Manhattan Beach Post 

The Arthur J 

Fishing With Dynamite 

Love + Salt 

 

WESTWOOD

Hamasaku 

 

PALMS

Kogi BBQ 

Doughroom 

 

SAWTELLE

Butchers Dog

 

BRENTWOOD

Baltaire 

Toscana (and Bar Toscana)

 

CENTURY CITY/MID-CITY

Hinoki + The Bird 

Sotto 

Apple Pan 

Hollywood Pies

 

SOMEWHERE IN THE MIDDLE

 

HOLLYWOOD

Sugarfish  (tons of locations all over LA)

Birch

Cleo

DeSano Pizzeria

Petit Trois 

Trois Mec

Providence

Salt’s Cure

El Compadre

 

WEST HOLLYOOD

Church Key

Gracias Madre

Estrella

Sushi Park

 

BEVERLY GROVE

The Izaka-ya by Katsuya 

Animal 

AOC

The Ponte

 

BEVERLY HILLS

The Fountain Coffee Room

Spago 

Viviane

Maude

Polo Lounge

 

FAIRFAX

Angelini Osteria

L’assiette

Prova Pizzeria

Maré

Bludsos BBQ

Terroni

Jon + Vinny’s

Ody’s + Penelope

Wolf 

 

KOREATOWN

Pot

Park’s BBQ

Commissary

Cassell’s Hamburgers

Kang Ho Dong Backjeong 

 

HANCOCK PARK

Republique 

Pizzeria Mozza

Chi Spacca

 

WESTLAKE

Langer’s Deli 

 

EASTSIDE/DOWNTOWN EATS

 

DOWNTOWN

Bestia

BS Taqueria

Q Sushi

Faith + Flower

Kazunori

Bottega Louie 

Peking Tavern

Nick + Stefs 

Preux & Proper 

Manuela

TOMGEORGE 

Wurstkuche

Factory Kitchen

Officine Brera 

The Escondite

 

SILVERLAKE

Forage

Night + Market Song

Pine + Crane

Trois Familis

Cliff’s Edge

Guisados

Elysian 

Sqirl

Home

Alimento 

 

ATWATER VILLAGE

The Morrison

 

LOS FELIZ

Kismet

 

STUDIO CITY

Maradentro

Cocina Condesa

Bellweather

 

PASADENA

Union 

 

VALLEY

Din Tai Fung

 

*Yes – I have personally been to ALL of these. No these are not ALL of the best restaurants in LA, these just happen to by my (keyword my) personal favorites!*