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A photo of Firefly - Studio City restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Studio City
Booked 68 times today
Firefly in Studio City is the epitome of fine Contemporary American cuisine, offering a memorable dining experience. Patrons highly commend both the atmosphere and exceptional food selection, and consistently share glowing reviews on their fulfilling experiences, such as their "great ambiance", "amazing food", "fabulous service" and "excellent atmosphere with delicious cocktails and mouthwatering food". The wait staff at Firefly have been praised for their helpful drink selection advice and attention to detail, rendering every visit special. The unique outdoor seating spaces have been considered "one of the prettiest in LA", enhancing the overall dining experience. Whether looking for a special treat or a casual yet chic dining environment, Firefly - Studio City is an outstanding choice for contemporary American fare.
A photo of Verse restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Toluca Lake
Booked 36 times today
Verse is a phenomenal Los Angeles-based restaurant offering a unique blend of American cuisine with Japanese, Italian, and Meso American influences. Reviews laud the restaurant's diverse, trendy atmosphere, and delectable food with a rich variety for everyone. The restaurant is recognized for its milk buns, braised beef, and fantastic seafood dishes, all of which pair perfectly with their top-tier cocktails. Their customer service is a highlight, appreciated for being friendly and professional. Verse also provides an extraordinary indoor experience featuring live musical performances. As one review puts it, Verse is a hidden gem with a fantastic vibe, offering a mix of food, music, and libation that creates a total dining experience.
A photo of La Boheme restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • West Hollywood
Booked 55 times today
La Boheme is celebrated for its delectable American cuisine with elements of French, Italian, and Japanese influences. Enthusiastic diners frequently attribute their delightful experiences to the restaurant's warm ambiance, quick service, and beautifully designed outdoor seating. The food, service, and atmosphere consistently achieve a 5-star rating. The commendable mentions of specific staff members such as Adrian, Heather, Liza, Q, and Spencer, highlight the restaurant's commitment to stellar customer service. From angelino natives to tourists, the consistently delicious food such as black cod, chicken, cocktails, and noteworthy Panna cotta dessert create unforgettable dining experiences. Many describe La Boheme as magical, luxurious, and a neighborhood gem, assuring their return for future visits.
A photo of WeHo Bistro restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • West Hollywood
Booked 30 times today
Casual, chic & lively French inspired American cuisine in the heart of West HollywoodJust a short walk from the Sunset Strip, WeHo's iconic Gay Bars & HotelsCraft Cocktails, Boutique Wines & Intelligentsia CoffeesHappy Hour Daily 4-6 PM & All Day TuesdaysVoted Top 100 Neighborhood Gems by OpenTable Diners
A photo of The Tower Bar restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • West Hollywood
Booked 96 times today
The Tower Bar, located in Los Angeles, is an acclaimed establishment celebrated for its top-notch Californian cuisine. Patrons consistently praise the restaurant for its exceptional food, ambiance, and service. Some recurring highlights include the Branzino grilled, turkey wrap, classic cheeseburger, and salmon. The restaurant's atmosphere oozes old Hollywood charm, with background piano music contributing to the overall dining experience. The Tower Bar is described as a quintessential part of the LA dining scene and a must-visit for anyone seeking the finest Californian cuisine. Despite the high prices, visitors assert that the extraordinary culinary experience is well worth the cost. Customers are eager to return, emphasizing that The Tower Bar is their ultimate choice when in Los Angeles.
A photo of Cannabis Cafe restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St.
Booked 117 times today
The Original Cannabis Cafe is a welcoming space for those who are cannabis connoisseurs and those who are canna-curious. Our comprehensive Flower Menu offers everything from pre-rolls, flower, small edibles and beverages to premium smoking accessories and all the way up to concentrates for experienced connoisseurs. If you're new to cannabis or haven't consumed in a while, our Flower Hosts will make recommendations and guide your experience. Our cafe offers tourists and locals the opportunity to experience cannabis in a sociable, restaurant-style atmosphere. There hasn’t been anything like this in existence for over 100 years, dating back to pre-prohibition era cannabis tea pads. We’re excited to set the standard on what a US-based cannabis cafe is, and share this rare experience with our like-minded (and inquisitive) cannabis community.
A photo of Arden Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • West Hollywood
Booked 51 times today
Arden, a unique restaurant in a bustling city, blends "art" and "garden" seamlessly. A sanctuary where flowers mixes with mouthwatering cuisine. Inside, it's like stepping into an enchanting garden, with European flowers cascading from the ceiling forming a colorful canopy. The air carries the fragrances of the old world, creating a serene ambiance.Our team warmly welcome guests, making them feel like cherished friends. Arden's atmosphere exudes comfort and familiarity, akin to a beloved home. The menu offers edible works of art crafted from seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients. Flavors harmonize beautifully, leaving a lasting impression on guests.Arden serves as a place for celebrations, quiet moments, or shared meals with loved ones. Families, friends, and couples gather amidst blossoming flowers, kindling romance and fostering a sense of belonging. Its reputation grows daily, known not only for its delicious cuisine but also for its welcoming embrace.
A photo of FIVE on the Hill restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Studio City
Booked 59 times today
FIVE on the Hill is an exceptional small plates dining experience located near the Hilton hotel in Universal City. Patrons rave about the perfect portions for sharing, with standout dishes including the lamp chops, steak frites, prosciutto flat bread, and a variety of tacos. The views of the Universal hillside and pool area enhance the dining experience and the ambiance is consistently praised as being superb. Additionally, the service is exceptional with waitstaff noted as being friendly, attentive, and efficient. One reviewer describes it as a "hiding gem," while another states, "I don't know why people complain about the food portions being small. It was perfect!" They also serve amazing cocktails and have a brilliant happy hour. All these reviews point to FIVE on the Hill being a must-visit spot for delicious Tapas cuisine and a great ambiance in Universal City.
A photo of Connie and Ted's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • West Hollywood
Booked 30 times today
Connie and Ted's in West Hollywood is a haven for seafood connoisseurs, offering a dining experience reminiscent of a New England home. With rave reviews on the freshness and quality of their offerings, the restaurant has particularly been applauded for their seafood tower and the chef's choice of oysters. Patrons have also praised their perfectly cooked fish and unbeatable lobster roll, indicating the restaurant's excellence in delivering authentic seafood cuisine. The service is lauded as "first-rate", with staff showing an ability to anticipate patrons' needs, creating a comfortable and satisfying dining experience. Notably, Connie and Ted's have admirably adhered to Covid guidelines, providing a safe dining environment without sacrificing the quality of their food and service.
A photo of The Ivy restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Beverly Hills
Booked 96 times today
The Ivy, located in West Hollywood, radiates the quintessential Californian ambiance. The well-curated menu showcases a symphony of fresh ingredients, honoring Californian cuisine's farm-to-table emphasis. Statements like "the food was amazing...the entire experience was completely worth it," "we love coming to the Ivy. The food is always great and consistently delicious," and "the ambiance was truly Californian" echo throughout the reviews. Signature dishes, such as the lobster ravioli, and classics like the Ivy Caesar Salad, occupy a steadfast place in patrons' hearts. Its enduring charm, rich Californian culinary heritage, and fabulous decor make The Ivy an essential dining destination.
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