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The Best Restaurants in Los Angeles


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Need help planning your next night out in LA? GAYOT has rounded up the best restaurants in Los Angeles for your eating pleasure, whether you want to satisfy a burger craving or find a restaurant for celebrating a special occasion.

TOP 10 LOS ANGELES RESTAURANT LISTS

Chicken fried duck confit at Ox & Son, one of the Top 10 Hottest Restaurants in Los Angeles

Browse these top 10 lists of the best restaurants in Los Angeles for a variety of cuisines (French, Italian, Japanese, etc.) and dining categories (romantic setting, outdoor dining, gorgeous views).

American

Bakery

Barbecue

Bars

Beachside Restaurants

Bistros

British & Irish Pubs

Brunch

Burgers

Business Dining

California Cuisine

Cheap Eats

Chef's Tables

Chinese

Classics

Coffee Houses

Craft Beer Bars

Craft Cocktails

Cuban

Décor

Delis

Diners

Dog-Friendly

Easter Brunch

Father's Day

Food Ratings

Food Trucks

French

Frozen Yogurt

Gastropubs

Happy Hour

Heart-Healthy

Hot Dogs

Hottest Restaurants

Ice Cream

Indian

Italian

Japanese

Kid-Friendly

Korean Barbecue

Late Night

Lounges

Mexican

Mother's Day Brunch

New & Notable

New Year's Eve

Noisy

Open 24 Hours

Outdoor Dining

Picnic Baskets

Pizza

Power Breakfast

Power Lunch

Romantic

Seafood

Sexy Restaurants

Small Plates

Special Occasion

Sports Bars

Star Spotting

Steakhouses

St. Patrick's Day

Sushi

Tacos

Thai

Thanksgiving

Valentine's Day

Value Restaurants

Vegetarian

View

Wine Bars

Wine List

BEST LOS ANGELES RESTAURANTS BY CATEGORY

One of the best outdoor dining restaurants in Los Angeles, Cliff's Edge features a two-tiered woodsy patio
With so many great restaurants in Los Angeles, it can be difficult to narrow a list down to just 10 restaurants to be featured in a particular culinary category. These lists below offer more suggestions for the best pizza, seafood, steakhouses and more. They are organized by area, from Santa Monica to downtown to the San Gabriel Valley, to help you find a recommended restaurant near you.

Barbecue

Beach Restaurants

Breakfast

Brunch

Burgers

Cheap Eats

Happy Hour

Heart-Healthy

Ice Cream

Italian

Kid-Friendly

Outdoor Dining

Pizza

Romantic

Seafood

Star Spotting

Steakhouses

Takeout

Value Restaurants


BEST LOS ANGELES HOLIDAY RESTAURANTS

The Belvedere is one of the Best Restaurants in Los Angeles for Thanksgiving
GAYOT has you covered for the holidays with ideas on where to dine out for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve in the Los Angeles area. Find out where to take that special someone for a romantic meal on Valentine's Day or where to raise a pint on St. Patrick’s Day. There are also round-ups of the best restaurants for brunch on Easter and Mother’s Day.

Bastille Day

Christmas

Easter Brunch

Election Day

Mother's Day

New Year's Eve

St. Patrick's Day

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving To-Go

Valentine's Day


RESTAURANT AWARDS 2015

Check out the 2015 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the US and more.

THE BEST IN HOTEL DININGWhile many eateries in hotels exist primarily as a convenience, these Top 10 Hotel Restaurants in the US are dining destinations in their own right.