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The Best Restaurants in Los Angeles

An oyster with caviar at Bourbon Steak in Glendale


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

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

Donut Shops NEW!

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

Kosher NEW!

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

Vegan NEW!

Vegetarian

View

Wine Bars

Wine List



BEST LOS ANGELES RESTAURANTS BY CATEGORY

Enjoy ocean views at Geoffrey's, one of GAYOT's Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Los Angeles
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

Beachside 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

Celebrate Bastille Day on July 14th at Church & State, one of GAYOT's Best Bastille Day Restaurants in Los Angeles
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 2016

Find out which restaurants and chefs top the list of GAYOT's 2016 Annual Restaurant Awards.

MASTERS OF THE SMOKERFor the best of the best in BBQ, try one of the smokin' spots on GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Barbecue Restaurants in the U.S..