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The Best Restaurants in Los Angeles


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  • GAYOT's 2014 Restaurant Awards GAYOT's 2014 Restaurant Awards Providence chef/co-owner Michael Cimarusti is among the Los Angeles chefs honored in GAYOT's 2014 Restaurant Awards.
  • Best Burger Restaurants Best Burger Joints A slick, modern interpretation of the old school burger joint, Eureka! in Redlands boasts some of the best burgers in the Los Angeles area.

 

Need help planning your next night out in Los Angeles? Browse these lists of the top 10 restaurants for a variety of cuisines (French, Italian, Japanese, etc.) and dining categories (romantic setting, outdoor dining). GAYOT has rounded up the 2014 best of the best for your eating pleasure.

TOP 10 LOS ANGELES RESTAURANT LISTS

Dive into a plate of oysters at Connie and Ted's in West Hollywood

American
Bakery
Barbecue
Bars
Beach Restaurants
Bistros
British & Irish Pubs
Brunch
Burgers
Business Dining
California Cuisine
Cheap Eats
Chef's Tables
Chinese
Classics
Coffee Houses
Craft Cocktails
Décor
Delis
Diners
Dog-Friendly
Easter Brunch
Father's Day
Food Ratings
Food Trucks
French
Frozen Yogurt
Gastropubs
Happy Hour
Heart-Healthy
Hot 10 Restaurants
Hot Dogs
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
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Wine Bars
Wine List

BEST LOS ANGELES RESTAURANTS BY CATEGORY

Water Grill in Santa Monica is one of the Best Seafood Restaurants in the Los Angeles area
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

Geoffrey's in Malibu is one of the best restaurants in the Los Angeles area for celebrating Valentine's Day, Easter and other holidays
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 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.

Check out GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Fried Chicken Spots in the U.S.At the Top 10 Fried Chicken Spots in the U.S., you can tuck into the best renditions of this staple of Southern comfort food.