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2014 Top 10 Thanksgiving Restaurants
in the U.S.

Mélisse has distinguished itself as the sole top-end French gastronomic experience in Los Angeles. For Thanksgiving dinner, chef Josiah Citrin has created a special prix-fixe menu ($95) including his mother's traditional side dishes, such as creamed spinach, Yukon potato purée, roasted Brussels sprouts and fresh cranberry sauce.

Mélisse French
18/20
Dining Room at Mélisse, Santa Monica, CA 1104 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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The epitome of Los Angeles fine dining, Mélisse fluently bridges French sophistication with style. More...

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Los Angeles Area Top 10 Restaurant Lists
Discover the best restaurants in LA

Discover the top restaurants in Los Angeles for various cuisines and categories like sushi, steakhouses, pizza, happy hours, romantic dining and even gourmet food trucks.

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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 Mexican Restaurants in the U.S.At the Top 10 Mexican Restaurants in the U.S., you can tuck into handmade tacos, Tex-Mex classics or haute interpretations from celebrity chefs.