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The Best Restaurants in Los Angeles


  • GAYOT's 25 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles GAYOT's 25 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles Savor the summer weather at these restaurants that feature their outdoor space as much as the cuisine of the chef inside.
  • Top 10 Barbecue Restaurants in Los Angeles Top 10 Barbecue Restaurants in Los Angeles Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach serves up rare craft beers, haute bar food and gourmet barbecue.
  • 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

Beachside 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

View

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.