2019 Best Small Plates Restaurants in Los Angeles Area

Best Tapas in Los Angeles

Sometimes there are so many delectable options on a menu that it's nearly impossible to pick just one for an entrée.

Presented in alphabetical order, these top small plates restaurants in Los Angeles serve more manageable portions that are perfect for sharing.
 
Abigaile
13/20
Exciting small plates abound at this casual eatery in Hermosa Beach. See More

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a.o.c.

Mediterranean, French, Small Plates
a.o.c.
14/20
A larger location for a.o.c., the popular wine bar from Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne. See More

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Small Plates, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Bacari PDR
14/20
A sibling of Bacaro L.A., this Playa Del Rey spot serves Mediterranean-inspired small plates and interesting wines. See More
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Bar Toscana
13/20
The emphasis is on imbibing, but the food will compel you to plan a return visit to this cozy Brentwood lounge. See More
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The Bazaar by José Andrés
15/20
Be ready to treat yourself to carefully crafted modern tapas by chef José Andrés in a somewhat over-the-top décor. See More

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Black Market Liquor Bar
14/20
Chef Antonia Lofaso creates an ever-pleasing menu of small plates, complemented by creative cocktails. See More
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Cleo

Mediterranean, Small Plates
Cleo
13/20
Mediterranean fare offered in the restaurant and via room service at The Orlando Hotel. See More

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Craftbar
14/20
A very fun and affordable small-plates cuisine in one of Los Angeles’ most elegant restaurants. 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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