2020 Best Restaurants for California Cuisine in Los Angeles Area

Seasonal Cuisine in Los Angeles

California cuisine is known for its celebration of fresh, local and seasonal ingredients --- look for straight-from-the-garden lettuce, figs, avocados and artichokes to appear on your plate if the time of year is right.

Try the best that the Golden State's bounty has to offer at one of GAYOT's Top Restaurants for California Cuisine in Los Angeles, presented in alphabetical order.
 
Ardor
15/20
Chef John Fraser's enthusiasm and passion for cooking is evident in this chic restaurant, offering dishes created with a mix of cuisines from around the world. See More

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The Bellwether
14/20
Seasonal California cuisine is prepared in an open kitchen at this Studio City restaurant. See More

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Café Birdie
13/20
This stylish and sprawling bistro is one of Highland Park's top dining destinations. See More
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Cavatina
13/20
Enjoy seasonal California cuisine on the patio of this restaurant in West Hollywood's Sunset Marquis hotel. See More

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Faith & Flower
13/20
Globally influenced California cuisine in a sophisticated space in downtown L.A. See More

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Maude
16/20
"Take Home Chef" host Curtis Stone's seasonally inspired restaurant in Beverly Hills. See More
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California, Small Plates, Eclectic
M.B. Post
14/20
A casual neighborhood restaurant from noted chef David LeFevre. See More

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California, Raw Bar, Small Plates
Michael's
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Consistently inventive California cuisine in a lush garden setting that attracts local celebrities and power players. See More

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Paley
13/20
Local and seasonal California fare in a swank Hollywood space with mid-century style. See More

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Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air
15/20
Simple yet elegant California cuisine by über-chef Wolfgang Puck at the iconic Hotel Bel-Air. See More

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