2024 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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Café Birdie
13/20
This stylish and sprawling bistro is one of Highland Park's top dining destinations. See More
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Calabra

Mediterranean, California, Breakfast
Calabra
14/20
Read the full review and see a photo gallery of Calabra, the rooftop restaurant at the Proper Hotel in Santa Monica. 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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Maude
16/20
"Take Home Chef" host Curtis Stone's 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
15/20
Consistently inventive California cuisine in a lush garden setting that attracts local celebrities and power players. See More
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Mr. T
14/20
Read the full review and see a photo gallery of Mr. T, offering a contemporary take on French cuisine in Hollywood.

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One Pico

American, California, Seafood
One Pico
14/20
Fresh and light cuisine is offered in this highly romantic, oceanside hotel dining room. See More

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