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Best American Restaurants in Downey / Norwalk / Santa Fe Springs


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A photo of Mimi's Cafe - Downey restaurant
Very Good(7)
Price: Moderate
• American • Downey / Norwalk / Santa Fe Springs
Make any mealtime an event to savor. From sweet and savory breakfast dishes to mouthwatering entrées, crowd-pleasing to tempting desserts, every dish is made with care, just for you and your guests. Find exactly what you’re craving at Mimi’s.
A photo of THE LKSD restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downey / Norwalk / Santa Fe Springs
Booked 4 times today
The Home of the 40oz Tomahawk (as seen on Insider Food 45+ million Views) located in Downey, CA. Lock & Key Social Drinkery + Kitchen is a Meat forward concept featuring over 100 selections of can & bottled Craft Beer, 12 Rotating Draft Lines, 200+ Whiskies, and Seasonal Craft Cocktails all located just 10 miles South of DTLA. Founder Marc Shelton and Head Chef Michael Cabacungan work effortlessly together combining comfort and nostalgic food and drink offerings to guests... Check us out on instagram @lksdkitchen
A photo of BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Downey restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downey / Norwalk / Santa Fe Springs
Booked 1 time today
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse in Downey offers a supreme American dining experience. The reviews underline the quality of the cuisine, with customers often praising the "tasty" food, coupled with an incredible service that is both "friendly" and "attentive". The restaurant's popularity also lies in its comfortable atmosphere, playing host to large parties and couples alike, all of whom promise to "definitely go back in the future". From the commendations of their clients, it is evident that BJ's not only stands out for its culinary offerings, but also the impeccable service that makes every meal a memorable one.
A photo of Rokka Grill and Whiskey Bar - Bellflower restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Lakewood / Bellflower
Rokka Grill and Whiskey Bar - Bellflower embodies the essence of great American cuisine. Heralded for its impeccable service and vibrant ambiance, the restaurant has left an indelible impression on customers, earning rave reviews such as "phenomenal food and whiskey", "great service", and "delicious food". Their signature dish, the Tomahawk steak, is a highlight, with one patron claiming "Tomahawk Tuesdays is all I have to say". Unique takes on classic dishes such as lobster mac and cheese and coconut fried shrimp are also praised. And for whiskey enthusiasts, the well-informed staff offer detailed insights into their whiskey selection, adding an educational component to a delicious meal.
A photo of Mariscos El Mazatleco Mexican Restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Huntington Park / Bell / Maywood
Mariscos El Mazatleco Mexican Restaurant is a prime destination spot for authentic Mexican cuisine. Reviewers have praised this hidden gem for its exceptional food and service. Noted for not skimping on meat, the dishes lauded include tostada de camarón cocido, empanadas, tacos enchilados, ceviche-filled molcajete and camarones pacifico, which they claim to be the best authentic Mariscos in town. The restaurant's Micheladas were highly recommended by many for their amazing taste. One reviewer exclaimed, "If your a seafood lover you've got to try this place. The service was good and the food packed a punch of favor." Definitely, a must-visit for Mexican cuisine enthusiasts!
A photo of Girl & the Goat L.A. restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 84 times today
Girl & the Goat L.A. is an excellent representation of contemporary American cuisine, perfectly fusing together unique and flavorful ingredients to create unforgettable dining experiences for its patrons. With an abundance of rave reviews, it's easy to see why this L.A. establishment is highly esteemed. Patrons continually praise the restaurant's ability to deliver an exceptional blend of flavors in all their dishes, describing them as "delicious and unusual". They also commend the service, often describing it as 'phenomenal', 'impeccable' and 'superb'. Many agree that the menu of dishes meant to be shared takes them on a journey through each flavor, reinforcing the claim that the Girl & the Goat is a gem in the realm of modern American cuisine. One customer even mentioned that it's "criminal this place doesn't have at least one Michelin star", further emphasizing the high regard for this restaurant.
A photo of Yangban restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Arts District
Booked 27 times today
Yangban, located in DTLA, is known for its delightful and inventive take on Korean cuisine. The restaurant is consistently praised in reviews for its fantastic food, exceptional service, and welcoming atmosphere. Dishes such as KFC wings, sujebi, pea sprouts, and Pork Katsu are highly recommended, as they deliver bold flavors with a modern twist on Korean classics. The creativity does not end with the main courses, desserts like the Buffalo milk softer serve have also gathered praise from visitors. The glowing reviews underline the unique and adventurous culinary journey Yangban offers, making it a top-notch destination for food connoisseurs in the Arts District.
A photo of Manuela restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 32 times today
Manuela, a Californian cuisine restaurant, is praised by food connoisseurs and regular diners alike for its well-crafted menu and sublime ambiance. The dishes, featuring local ingredients like butterball potatoes, roasted cauliflower, grilled asparagus, and smoked albacore, demonstrate excellent command over the Californian culinary scene. Brunch options such as the Grilled Grass-Fed Skirt Steak and Venison Burger are particularly lauded by diners. Complementing the food, the tasteful cocktails, and the diverse selection of international and local beers, together, make for a memorable meal. Reviewers highlight the "outstanding food and service," the "amazing ambiance," and the "excellent and consistent" food quality and service, solidifying Manuela's position as a top choice for Californian cuisine enthusiasts.
A photo of Porsche Experience Center’s Restaurant 917 restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Torrance / Carson
Restaurant 917 at the Porsche Experience Center is renowned for its incredible American cuisine. It boasts a menu that perfectly balances variety and quality, offering everything from delicacies like Grilled Peach and Burrata Salad and Tuna Poke to substantial mains such as Sea Scallops and Duck Confit. Reviewers rave about the "fantastic" food and "impeccable" service, with several lauding the "delicious and interesting" plates. The unique setting of the restaurant, allowing patrons to watch cars on the track while dining, is often highlighted as an exciting part of the overall dining experience at this acclaimed establishment.
A photo of Black Angus Steakhouse - Lakewood restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Lakewood / Bellflower
Booked 7 times today
Black Angus Steakhouse in Lakewood has been repeatedly lauded by diners for its excellent service and delicious food. This popular establishment is known for its great variety of entrees, including perfectly cooked steaks, succulent chicken, crispy shrimp, and tasty ribs. The service is consistently good, with friendly and courteous staff ensuring a pleasant dining experience. The prime rib, in particular, has been highly praised for its flawless preparation. Reviewers have also noted the restaurant's clean environment and ample spacing between tables and booths. Despite some noting that prices tend to be on the higher end, many have found both the food and service to be worth it, making the steakhouse a popular destination for family dinners and special occasions.
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