Step outside your normal dining routine with our list of LA eatery options. From the new to the local classics, we’re simplifying the plethora of choices in town. Read this week’s blog for our favorite choices throughout LA, the Westside, and the Valley.
Location: 800 South La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
All Season brewing is the place to be for craft beer and cocktails and a tasty taco stand. Open since 2021, the LA eatery has continued to be the buzziest spot on La Brea. Enjoy their selection of brews to quench your thirst. For bites, you have popular Mexican micro-chain Chicas Tacos.
Location: 317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Craving a bite of classic Korean flavor? Stop by Shiku at Grand Central Market, Los Angeles’ premier food hall. Here, you’ll be served up homestyle specialties that are as delicious an accompaniment to lunch or dinner plans as they come! With the market already renowned for its exceptional culinary options, it’s no wonder Shiku is LA eateries favored spot.
Location: 812 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Chef Alejandro Guzman brought the buzz and flavor of his hometown with him when he opened Cha Cha Cha. Step inside this chic mid-century modern eatery for recipes like no other; try their signature pipian mole or unique chicharos de sierra to experience Mexican cuisine at its finest.
Location: 335 Nieto Ave, Long Beach, CA 90814
Gourmet and absolutely tantalizing, Ubuntu Cafe in Long Beach is a must-visit for the foodie. From sweet Strawberry Fields Ricotta Toast to energizing Lavender Latte potions, every dish offered here radiates perfection – so make sure you drop by this oasis of beautiful flavors for breakfast, brunch or lunch!
Location: 31721 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Heritage Barbecue is the best place to get your Texas-style BBQ fix in historic San Juan Capistrano! Enjoy delicious dishes like whole hot briskets and beef ribs, prepared with love just for you. Experience the difference of this central Texas classic – Heritage was one of the first restaurants in California to offer traditional ‘offset’ smoked recipes with all local restrictions taken into account. Come taste why we’re praised by locals as an absolute must-try spot!
Location: 822 Washington Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Nueva Cantina in Marina Del Rey offers an inviting atmosphere where diners can sample the unique flavors of Mexico prepared by talented chefs, Vartan Abgaryan and Mesraim Llanez. Be sure to try some Hamachi Tostadas or Chilaquiles for a modern take on Mexican cuisine that you won’t find anywhere else!
San Fernando Valley
Location: 102 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205
Treat your taste buds to the treasure trove of treats at Glendale Pho Co.! From bold, hearty bowls of pho to their Com Ga Chien – marinated and deep-fried Cornish Hen served atop a bed of fragrant rice – you can expect generous portions each time. It’s no wonder this family-owned Vietnamese restaurant is so highly regarded around town!
Location: 16101 Ventura Blvd #255, Encino, CA 91436
Dine on an Italian culinary adventure at Pasta Bar. Treat yourself to a multi-course tasting menu showcasing handmade pasta, delicate clams, luxurious black truffle, and decadent desserts like calamansi budinos!
Location: 14110 Oxnard St, Van Nuys, CA 91401
For an exquisite taste of the Middle East, look no further than Kobee Factory in Van Nuys. Award-winning food critic Jonathan Gold said their mjadara is so good it could “sustain a civilization,” and trust us – he wasn’t exaggerating! Step inside this unassuming restaurant for flavors well beyond what you’d expect.
Location: 2 Dole Dr, Westlake Village
Located in the stunning Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village, Coin & Candor is a California Brasserie with unique wood-fired food. Ingredients for the restaurant’s forward-thinking menu are locally sourced. Choose from tasty brunch options like Chicken and Waffles to all-day dining choices like the Baja California red Snapper.
Location: 29020 Agoura Rd, Agoura Hills
If you have not made your way to Noi Due in Agoura Hills, you are overdue for a visit. The authentic Italian trattoria offers fantastic dishes like the Pappardelle ai Funghi and Risotto al Nero di Seppia. For a ‘molto buona’ meal and one of the top restaurants in the area, we recommend Noi Due.
Location: 1714-A, Newbury Rd, Newbury Park
An award-winning restaurant in Newbury Park, Holdren’s offers Steaks, seafood & American cuisine in a modern setting. Indulge yourself with the “cowboy Cut”, Holdren’s Signature steak, or venture seaside with Macadamia Nut Crusted Halibut. The steakhouse is open for lunch and dinner, making it perfect for any occasion.