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Heart-Healthy Restaurants
LOS ANGELES AREA

A heart-healthy diet should be low in sodium, cholesterol and saturated fat—but that doesn't mean it has to be low in taste. These restaurants in Los Angeles offer meal choices that will help you to both eat well and live well.

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BEVERLY HILLS/HOLLYWOOD/MIDTOWN

M Cafe Healthy
Quick Bite
9433 Brighton Wy.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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This festive Euro-style café changes attitudes about healthy cuisine. More...

Real Food Daily Vegetarian
12/20
414 N. La Cienega Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048
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Out of the ordinary vegan fare on Restaurant Row. More...

Tender Greens Café
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Tender Greens, West Hollywood, CA Hancock Lofts
8759 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Casual restaurant for healthy fare in West Hollywood. More...

Xi'an Chinese
12/20
362 N. Canon Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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Named for the ancient capital of China, this Beverly Hills restaurant offers healthy, flavorful Chinese food. More...

SANTA MONICA/MARINA DEL REY/MALIBU

Figtree's Cafe Healthy
12/20
429 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, CA 90291
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Healthy fare in laid-back Venice. More...

Pradeep's Indian Cuisine Indian
13/20
1405 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
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Traditional Indian curries and vegetarian dishes on Montana Avenue. More...

Seed Asian
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Seed, Venice, CA 1604 Pacific Ave.
Venice, CA 90291

A macrobiotic eatery offering Asian-influenced dishes like tempeh burgers and vegan green tea cupcakes. More...

Shima Japanese
14/20
1432 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291

With a loft environment, brown rice sushi and a menu filled with inventive dishes, Shima is no ordinary neighborhood sushi bar. More...

Tender Greens Café
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Tender Greens, Santa Monica, CA 201 Arizona Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Seafood, salads, wines, microbrews and more at Tender Greens’ Santa Monica outpost. More...

WESTSIDE

A Votre Sante Healthy
12/20
Dining Room at A Votre Sante, Los Angeles, CA 13016 San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
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Casual health-oriented spot on San Vicente Boulevard. More...

Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop Healthy
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop, Los Angeles, CA 1888 Century Park E.
Los Angeles, CA 90067
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A salad-centric, quick-serve eatery in Century City. More...

Il Piccolo Verde Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Il Piccolo Verde, Los Angeles, CA 140 S. Barrington Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
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A neighborhood restaurant serving Italian fare and health-conscious options in Brentwood Village. More...

Kiriko Sushi
15/20
Olympic Collection
11301 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 102
Los Angeles, CA 90064
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Kiriko offers quality traditional sushi, as well as intriguing dishes like uni risotto and pan-fried monkfish salad. More...

LYFE Kitchen California
Quick Bite
Dining Room at LYFE Kitchen, Culver City, CA 9540 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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Fresh, fast, vegan and gluten-free options help LYFE deliver on its namesake promise to "Love Your Food Everyday." More...

Samosa House East Indian
Quick Bite
10700 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

Modern in appearance, this vegetarian Indian eatery is a sibling to the west side’s Samosa House market and bazaar. More...

Shojin Japanese
13/20
12406 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90066

A nondescript building on the very west side of Culver City is home to elegant vegan cuisine with a Japanese influence. More...

Sushi House Unico (SHU) Japanese
14/20
2932 N. Beverly Glen Cir.
Los Angeles, CA 90077
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A modern Japanese restaurant with Italian and Latin touches. More...

SOUTH BAY

Good Stuff Restaurant Healthy
No Rating
1286 The Strand
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
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Beachgoer favorite offers healthy cuisine with ocean views. More...

Good Stuff Restaurant Healthy
No Rating
1617 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
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Healthy café just blocks from the beach. More...

San Pedro Fish Market & Restaurant Mexican
Quick Bite
Ports O’ Call Village
1190 Nagoya Way
San Pedro, CA 90731
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A wide selection of you-pick-’em, they-cook-’em seafood in the bustling Ports O’ Call Village, plus lobsters to-go. More...

Turquoise Mediterranean
13/20
1735 S. Catalina Ave.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

White tablecloths and an airy dining room add an upscale ambience to this neighborhood café. More...

Yuzu Japanese
14/20
Plaza del Prado
1231 Cabrillo Ave., Ste.101
Torrance, CA 90501

Notable, often innovative Japanese cuisine served in a contemporary setting. More...

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

Hummus Bar & Grill Middle Eastern
Quick Bite
Tarzana Village
18743 Ventura Blvd.
Tarzana, CA 91356
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Casual strip-mall café that offers many varieties of hummus and other Israeli specialties. More...

Kazu Sushi Sushi
14/20
11440 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91604

This small mini-mall sushi bar is a cut above most of its competition on Ventura Boulevard. More...

Pedalers Fork California
12/20
23504 Calabasas Rd.
Calabasas, CA 91302

Rustic-chic restaurant adjoining a bicycle shop with healthy farm-to-table cuisine. More...

EAGLE ROCK/ SILVER LAKE

Blue Hen Vietnamese
Quick Bite
1743 Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90041
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Organic ingredients and mild seasonings give Blue Hen widespread appeal. More...

Mustard Seed Cafe Eclectic
12/20
1948 N. Hillhurst Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Charming Los Feliz café with a sizeable menu of health-conscious comfort food. More...

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY/PASADENA

Akbar Indian
13/20
44 N. Fair Oaks
Pasadena, CA 91103
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Reliable Indian cuisine including inventive starters, creative specialties and more. More...

Cham Korean Bistro Korean
13/20
Dining Room at Cham Korean Bistro, Pasadena, CA 851 Cordova St.
Pasadena, CA 91101
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Sleek looking Korean neighborhood eatery with a menu that lends modern touches to traditional favorites. More...

Father Nature's Lavash Wraps Middle Eastern
Quick Bite
17 N. De Lacey Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103
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For a healthy meal on the run, head to this tiny spot in Old Pasadena. More...

Happy Family Vegetarian Restaurant Chinese
13/20
Pacific Plaza
18425 E. Colima Rd., 2nd Floor
Rowland Heights, CA 91748
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Chinese vegetarian/vegan restaurant in Rowland Heights. More...

Phoenix Inn Cantonese
14/20
208 E. Valley Blvd.
Alhambra, CA 91801
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Home-style Cantonese cooking creates flavorful adaptations of classic recipes. More...

Pita Jungle Middle Eastern
12/20
43 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91105
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Fun Middle Eastern-inspired menu with cross-cultural influences. More...

Real Food Daily Vegetarian
12/20
899 E. Del Mar Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
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An extensive menu of vegan and vegetarian dishes is offered at this eatery in the South Lake Avenue shopping district. More...

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