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Best American Restaurants in Van Nuys


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A photo of Davenport's Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Encino
Booked 20 times today
Davenport's Restaurant, located in the Encino/Sherman Oaks region of California, is a beloved establishment known for its excellent American cuisine. It consistently delivers great food with reliable service, resulting in patrons lauding it as their "favorite" and "go-to" restaurant for all occasions. Its ambiance is frequently described as "pleasant" and "lovely", with a special mention of the outdoor patio being a magical dining experience. The food carries the true spirit of American cuisine, with a variety of interesting dishes ranging from typical American chops/meats to seafood. According to a customer, "Davenport's is an imaginative gem" that offers "upscale, creative American food, with clever and tasty touches." The restaurant is also renowned for its warm and professional service as well as its commitment to customer satisfaction.
A photo of Larsen's Steakhouse - Encino restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Encino
Booked 11 times today
Larsen's Steakhouse in Encino is a top-tier establishment that consistently delivers an exceptional steakhouse experience. The restaurant is known for its high-quality steaks, cooked to perfection, and deliciously seasoned sides. The "old-school" ambiance complements the excellent food and service, while the extensive menu ensures a delectable variety for all diners. Customers rave about a range of dishes, from the prime aged Tomahawk steak to the SeaBass and the Miso Sea Bass. Sides like the lobster mashed potatoes, brussel sprouts, and mac n cheese are also crowd favorites. The service at Larsen's is consistently noted as top-notch, with attendees feeling valued and well-cared for. Whether it's an anniversary celebration or a company lunch, Larsen's Steakhouse guarantees a memorable dining experience worth every penny.
A photo of Le Petit Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Sherman Oaks
Booked 16 times today
Le Petit Restaurant is a highly esteemed French Bistro located in the Sherman Oaks/North Hollywood area. Numerous guests have expressed their delight over the exquisite ambiance and impeccable service. The food is characteristically French, with many diners praising the flavorful lamb shank, crispy duck la orange, and French onion soup. The signature decadent chocolate soufflé and the Moules Frites came highly recommended. Many comments speak to the authenticity of the French cuisine offered. One reviewer stated that "the food was a testament to French cuisine," and another declared Le Petit as the "best and last classic French Bistro in the Valley." The restaurant consistently receives high ratings for its excellent service, inviting atmosphere, and top-notch cuisine, making it a jewel of the neighborhood.
A photo of On the Thirty restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Sherman Oaks
Booked 1 time today
On the Thirty is a top-notch sports bar, earning rave reviews from patrons for its enjoyable atmosphere, tasty menu, and excellent service. It's an ideal place for brunch and touted as a great destination for celebrating, catching up with friends, or watching a game. Reviewers specifically praise its chicken and waffles, seared ahi salad, fig pizza, and bacon-wrapped dates. The drink selection is described as 'insanely good' with findings like a strong ginger beer Moscow mule highlighting the choices. Service is consistent, and the ambiance is both welcoming and comfortable. A big hit with locals, On the Thirty has become a go-to for great food, drinks, and good times.
A photo of Valley Inn Restaurant and Martini Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Sherman Oaks
Booked 1 time today
Valley Inn Restaurant and Martini Bar, located in Sherman Oaks, is a revered American cuisine gem. Reviews consistently praise the restaurant for providing an exceptional dining experience, combining delicious classic dishes and top-notch service. Exuding a nostalgic atmosphere with red leather booths and dim lighting, this family-owned business is a favorite for its generous portions of delicious, well-prepared food. Patrons rave about an array of dishes, from the fabulous fried chicken to the prime rib, delectable shrimp cocktail, and tempting desserts. Aptly described as "not fancy, just really tasty and good", the Valley Inn offers great value for money and has been a popular neighborhood stop for years.
A photo of Sky Hookah Lounge restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Valley Glen
Booked 1 time today
Sky Hookah Lounge is celebrated as an excellent example of American dining and entertainment with a unique twist. Customers rave about its fantastic atmosphere, efficient and friendly service, and the remarkable Shesha. While this lounge is more on the high-end side, it is recognized for being worth every penny, especially for special events, where the staff goes the extra mile to make the celebration memorable. Also appreciated is the diverse menu that allows patrons to enjoy delicious meals like hot wings and even includes options for vegans. Finally, the review "I think this is my new favorite place!" sums up the top-notch experience you can expect at Sky Hookah Lounge.
A photo of Kahuna Tiki Tu restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Studio City
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A photo of Firefly - Studio City restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Studio City
Booked 90 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 La Boheme restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • West Hollywood
Booked 69 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 The Tower Bar restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • West Hollywood
Booked 79 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.
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