Indagare’s favorite hot spot restaurants change all the time, but there are some staples in each of the destinations we love that never go out of style. Here is our current short list of great restaurants in Los Angeles.
Contact Indagare for assistance planning a vacation to Los Angeles. Our specialists can book you at the hotel that is right for you and plan great meals at the restaurants listed below.
Great Restaurants for Lunch
Abbot Kinney: Gjelina for market-driven Mediterranean small plates and pizzas; Intelligentsia Coffee for a quick caffeine break
Beverly Hills: Fountain Coffee Room at the Beverly Hills Hotel for American fare in a whimsical setting
Venice: Blue Plate Oysterette for fresh seafood near the beach; Gjusta for picnic-perfect sandwiches
Malibu: Nobu Malibu, the haute sushi spot right on the ocean
Hollywood: Pizzeria Mozza for delicious gourmet pizzas in stylish surrounds
Downtown: Church & State for the 3-course prix-fixe lunch serving Parisian classics
Great Restaurants for Dinner
Foodie Favorite: Osteria Mozza for delicious Italian cuisine
Hot Spot: Boa Steakhouse for chops and gourmet sides in a sleek setting; Phillipe Starck-designed Katsuya for fabulous sushi; Élephante for a seriously trendy scene and Santa Monica beach views.
Classic: The Ivy, a homestyle Italian trattoria that draws Hollywoods biggest names
Table for Two: Giorgio Baldi for delicious seafood; Capo for Italian classics in a rustic dining room
Relaxed but Refined: Sushi Sasabune for authentic, omakase-style Japanese cuisine
Newcomers: Majordomo, the first L.A outpost of David Chang’s Momofuku brand; Bavel, for Middle Eastern cuisine from the team behind L.A. classic Bestia.
Big Night Out: Providence for the innovative five-course tasting menu; Patina for artistically-plated food inside the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall