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Best Los Angeles Area Takeout Restaurants


Getting tired of ordering in from the same old corner Chinese restaurant? As you'll find in our database below, meals to go are no longer limited to Asian food and pizza. Our list of the top takeout restaurants in Los Angeles includes everything from sushi to Mexican food to cutting edge contemporary cuisine, so put the pots and pans away and call in an order at one of these great LA take away spots!

Westside
Beverly Hills/Hollywood/Midtown
Santa Monica/Marina Del Rey/Malibu
Downtown/Silver Lake
San Fernando Valley
San Gabriel Valley/Pasadena
South Bay/Long Beach

WESTSIDE

Joe's Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Joe 1023 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
Menu | Video
Not your average Joe. Joe Miller wins with his contemporary American menu and reasonable prices. More...

Tlapazola Grill Mexican
14/20
636 S. Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
Menu
Well-regarded seafood, grilled meats and moles. More...

BEVERLY HILLS/HOLLYWOOD/MIDTOWN

Carousel Lebanese
13/20
Hye Plaza
5112 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Menu
Family-run Lebanese kebab house boasting vibrant Mediterranean flavors. More...

Chan Dara Thai
13/20
310 N. Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004

Chan Dara is still going strong, with typical Thai dishes well executed at this pleasant eatery. More...

Il Piccolino Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Il Piccolino, West Hollywood, CA 350 N. Robertson Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048

A charming enclosed patio is the focal point of this casual Italian eatery that plays host to Hollywood heavies. More...

Jitlada Thai
13/20
5233 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Menu
Authentic Thai café serving rarely-seen specialties since the 1980s. More...

Mozza 2 Go Italian
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Mozza 2 Go, Los Angeles, CA 6610 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Menu
The Pizzeria Mozza experience on the go. More...

SANTA MONICA/MARINA DEL REY/MALIBU

Farmshop American
14/20
Dining Room at Farmshop, Santa Monica, CA Brentwood Country Mart
225 26th St., Ste. 25
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Menu
The setting may be rustic, but expect Brentwood-appropriate prices for the high-quality pastries and American fare. More...

Maison Giraud French
15/20
Dining Room at Maison Giraud, Pacific Palisades, CA 1032 Swarthmore Ave.
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Menu | Photo | Video
Chef Alain Giraud turns out French dishes with a California flair at his restaurant and bakery. More...

Milo & Olive California
13/20
Dining Room at Milo & Olive, Santa Monica, CA 2723 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Menu | Video
Artisan-style pizzas and baked goods, along with farmers market-inspired fare, from Josh Loeb and Zoe Nathan. More...

SUGARFISH Sushi
13/20
Dining Room at SUGARFISH, Marina del Rey, CA Waterside Marina del Rey
4722 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Menu
A no-fuss place with good and very fresh sushi. More...

Tiato California
13/20
Dining Room at Tiato, Santa Monica, CA MTV/Lionsgate
2700 Colorado Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Menu | Photo | Video
A chic market café from the An family, serving Asian-influenced dishes. More...

DOWNTOWN/SILVERLAKE

Café Pinot California
14/20
Dining Room at Café Pinot, Los Angeles, CA 700 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Menu
Downtown dining featuring glittering views and California cuisine. More...

Cha Cha Cha Caribbean
13/20
656 N. Virgil Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Menu
Tiny East Hollywood restaurant for Caribbean fare. More...

The Deli at Little Dom's Italian
Quick Bite
2128 Hillhurst Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Menu
Little Dom’s annexed deli dishes up hot and cold sandwiches, salads and desserts to eat in or take out. More...

Katsuya Downtown Sushi
13/20
Dining Room at Katsuya Downtown, Los Angeles, CA L.A. Live
800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Menu
Chef Katsuya Uechi teams up again with Philippe Starck, this time at L.A. Live. More...

La Casita Mexicana Mexican
13/20
Dining Room at La Casita Mexicana, Bell, CA 4030 E. Gage Ave.
Bell, CA 90201
Menu
Located in a forgotten corner of South L.A., this colorful restaurant is producing some of the most ambitious Mexican food in the city. More...

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

9021Pho Vietnamese
13/20
30990 Russell Ranch Rd.
Westlake Village, CA 91362

Sleek suburban Vietnamese eatery where pho is naturally the star. More...

The Bistro Garden at Coldwater Continental
13/20
Dining Room at The Bistro Garden at Coldwater, Studio City, CA 12950 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91604

Good service and renditions of updated continental dishes. More...

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY/PASADENA

Chang's Garden Chinese
14/20
627 W. Duarte Rd.
Arcadia, CA 91007
Menu
Modern Shanghai-style restaurant that elevates Arcadia strip mall dining through inspired cooking. More...

Elena's Greek Armenian Cuisine Greek
13/20
1000 S. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, CA 91205
Menu
Sophisticated preparations of Greek and Armenian classics, served in a simple setting. More...

Monterey Palace Restaurant Chinese
12/20
1001 E. Garvey Ave.
Monterey Park, CA 91755
Menu
Enjoy Cantonese specialties in their dining room, or take them home. More...

Nicole's Gourmet Foods French
Quick Bite
921 Meridian Ave., Unit B
South Pasadena, CA 91030
Menu
One of the top gourmet shops in SoCal is also a good place for quiche, pâté or a grilled eggplant panino. More...

The Peach Cafe American
13/20
141 E. Colorado Blvd.
Monrovia, CA 91016
Menu
Southern-tinged café that produces unique breakfast items, pastries and coffee drinks. More...

Porta Via Italian Foods Italian
Quick Bite
1 W. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91105
Menu
An Italian deli-café with a wide selection of prepared foods, cheeses and salads makes life easier for busy Pasadenans. More...

SOUTH BAY/LONG BEACH

Addi's Tandoor Indian
12/20
800 Torrance Blvd., Ste. 101
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Menu
The cuisine of Goa is the attraction at this charming Indian restaurant. More...

Al-Watan Indian
13/20
13619 Inglewood Ave.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
Menu
Bare-bones Indian-Pakistani restaurant features knockout tandoori dishes and curries. More...

Benley: A Vietnamese Kitchen Vietnamese
14/20
8191 E. Wardlow Rd.
Long Beach, CA 90808
Menu
Benley's French-accented Vietnamese cuisine warrants a special trip to dine at this out-of-the-way café. More...

Chaba Thai Bay Grill Thai
14/20
Dining Room at Chaba Thai Bay Grill, Redondo Beach, CA 525 S. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Menu
Stylish South Bay Thai restaurant attracts a young and lively crowd. More...

Farm Stand Mediterranean
14/20
Dining Room at Farm Stand, El Segundo, CA 422 Main St.
El Segundo, CA 90245
Menu
A hearty mix of Italian, Persian and American cuisine, served in a funky setting near LAX. More...

La Sirena Grill Mexican
13/20
The Edge at Plaza El Segundo
710 S. Allied Way, Ste. D
El Segundo, CA 90245

Mexican cuisine at The Edge at Plaza El Segundo mall. More...

W's China Bistro Chinese
13/20
1410 S. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Menu
Contemporary Chinese restaurant from the Chong Brothers, who pair an elegant setting with unusually creative food. More...



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