Downtown Los Angeles Restaurants

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BestiaBestia
9.1
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Broken SpanishBroken Spanish
8.8
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Mexican | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
The Factory KitchenThe Factory Kitchen
8.6
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
B.S. TaqueriaB.S. Taqueria
8.5
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Mexican | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Badmaash Downtown LABadmaash Downtown LA
8
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Indian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
ShibumiShibumi
7.9
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Faith & FlowerFaith & Flower
7.8
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Border Grill - Downtown LABorder Grill - Downtown LA
7.7
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Mexican | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Church & StateChurch & State
7.7
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French | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Perch LAPerch LA
7.5
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French American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Best American Restaurants in Downtown Los Angeles

Lakeview Bistro at The Westin Bonaventure HotelLakeview Bistro at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
(75)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
The Edmondson Faculty CenterThe Edmondson Faculty Center
(34)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Dal RaeDal Rae
(2756)
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American | Pico Rivera, Downtown / South and East LA
Vintage CafeVintage Cafe
(123)
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American | Whittier, Downtown / South and East LA
La BoucherieLa Boucherie
(281)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
The VenueThe Venue
(28)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
BKLABKLA
(319)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
WestboundWestbound
(13)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
The Highlight RoomThe Highlight Room
(89)
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American | Hollywood, Hollywood
The Bunker Hill Bar and GrillThe Bunker Hill Bar and Grill
(181)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
BlacksmithsBlacksmiths
(159)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Rock & Reilly'sRock & Reilly's
(41)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
GLANCE RESTAURANTGLANCE RESTAURANT
(5)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Best Italian Restaurants in Downtown Los Angeles

BestiaBestia
(2572)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
A'Roma RistoranteA'Roma Ristorante
(552)
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Italian | La Palma, Downtown / South and East LA
The Factory KitchenThe Factory Kitchen
(1810)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Officine BRERAOfficine BRERA
(817)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Terroni - LATerroni - LA
(867)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Drago CentroDrago Centro
(2721)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
MiroMiro
(315)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Casa Nostra Ristorante DowntownCasa Nostra Ristorante Downtown
(533)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Ravello Bar & GrillRavello Bar & Grill
(85)
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Italian | Whittier, Downtown / South and East LA
CicadaCicada
(795)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
VespaioVespaio
(703)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Smeraldi's RestaurantSmeraldi's Restaurant
(177)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Cafe Amici Beverly HillsCafe Amici Beverly Hills
(66)
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Italian | Beverly Hills, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
ToscanaToscana
(336)
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Italian | Brentwood, Westside
Barrique VeniceBarrique Venice
(197)
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Italian | Venice, Westside
SfixioSfixio
(593)
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Italian | Beverly Hills, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
Osteria La BucaOsteria La Buca
(1111)
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Italian | West Hollywood, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
Rao's HollywoodRao's Hollywood
(571)
$$$$
Italian | Hollywood, Hollywood
Il SegretoIl Segreto
(317)
$$$$
Italian | Bel-Air, Westside
CapoCapo
(713)
$$$$
Italian | Santa Monica, Westside
Divino - BrentwoodDivino - Brentwood
(437)
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Italian | Brentwood, Westside
Marino RistoranteMarino Ristorante
(663)
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Italian | Hollywood, Hollywood
Piccolo ParadisoPiccolo Paradiso
(595)
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Italian | Beverly Hills, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
La Dolce VitaLa Dolce Vita
(498)
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Italian | Beverly Hills, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
Terroni - BeverlyTerroni - Beverly
(465)
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Italian | West Los Angeles, Westside

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The Factory KitchenThe Factory Kitchen
1810 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The food is creative while remaining traditional. The place is a beehive of activity but remains homey for the staff More

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71Above71Above
1093 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

First time at this place and had a wonderful time! Only issue I had was getting a table by the windows. More

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Bonavista Revolving Lounge at The Westin Bonaventure HotelBonavista Revolving Lounge at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
338 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

It was nice to get a 360 view of DTLA while dining. The food and service were good. More

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Casa Nostra Ristorante DowntownCasa Nostra Ristorante Downtown
533 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Overall great food and service. We plan to come back next time we're in the city! More

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LA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure HotelLA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
1643 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great service, incredible food, and wonderful views. If you prefer to have a quiet experience just ask not to be seated next to a large table of people as it is sectioned off into multiple areas surrounding the building. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Downtown / South and East LA's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Bar Garcia at Tuck Hotel1. Bar Garcia at Tuck Hotel
17 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We had a great meal at Bar Garcia. The branzino was amazing, and service was excellent! More

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Bavel2. Bavel
100 reviews
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Middle Eastern | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We finally got reservations and celebrated a birthday. The food was off the charts. All the different flavors just blended quite well. The service was exceptional. The waiters explained how to order so that you truly experienced the fine dining. Scene is upbeat and likely to spot a star or two. More

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The Edmondson Faculty Center3. The Edmondson Faculty Center
34 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great service, Delicious food. Planning a reunion dinner here for the fall! More

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Le Comptoir4. Le Comptoir
16 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Love love love le comptoir. Wonderful food, wonderful service, wonderful experience. Chef Gary Menes is an incredible chef and gracious host. The small personal setting makes for a great experience. The wine pairing is always on point. Great for special occasions. More

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A'Roma Ristorante5. A'Roma Ristorante
552 reviews
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Italian | La Palma, Downtown / South and East LA

This is the best Italian Restaurant I have ever found. The food is authentic and very delicious. The atmosphere is very elegant and quiet, and the menu is outstanding. This is definitely authentic Italian food. I love this place. More

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New to OpenTable

Downtown / South and East LA restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
HATCH Yakitori + BarHATCH Yakitori + Bar
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Yakitori | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

HATCH is a modern izakaya style restaurant that celebrates yakitori, a fresh raw bar, and creative plates with an emphasis on quality and seasonality of the food. We fuse the tradition of Japanese cooking with bold Californian flavors to deliver new takes on classic dishes. Our curated beverage list of craft beer, wine and sake are personally handpicked by our in-house sommelier. Grab and go with one of our signature bento boxes, or stick around for our chef specials.More

Rappahannock Oyster BarRappahannock Oyster Bar
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Seafood | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Exposed wood and concrete interiors of ROW DTLA’s historic produce terminal is the ideal setting for Rappahannock Oyster Bar’s first West Coast location. Nestled in LA’s Warehouse District, just blocks from the Arts District and Little Tokyo, ROW DTLA offers a West Coast spin on our East Coast heritage. With an emphasis on sustainability, locally sourced, ethically fished, and responsibly farmed ingredients, the menu draws inspiration from the people of L.A. and the bounty of fresh produce, fish, and meat sourced in Southern California.More

Twelve-Sixty Modern Pub & KitchenTwelve-Sixty Modern Pub & Kitchen
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Contemporary American | La Mirada, Downtown / South and East LA

Twelve-Sixty Modern Pub & Kitchen is La Mirada's local gathering place. Serving fresh, gastro-inspired food, hand-mixed drinks and an extensive selection of brews, we’re an authentic alternative to the same old, same old. In the spirit of our SoCal roots, we're all about following our own path. We're redefining your classic pub favorites with bold flavors and taste combinations you can’t get anywhere else, prepared with locally sourced ingredients and handcrafted with an artistic attention to detail. So get comfortable, watch a game, hang out with friends, have fun. It's our house, but it's your experience.More

Discover South and East LA

Downtown Los Angeles is full of all different types of food that all have their unique flavors and dishes, as well as a lovely ambiance in which to enjoy them. You can have some traditional American cuisine, like crab cakes, free range chicken, and filet mignon in a warm but elegant atmosphere. If you're looking for a fresh catch sort of dinner, there are plenty of excellent seafood restaurants in the area where you can try all sorts of dishes ranging from clams and scallops to river king salmon and Atlantic cod. There's some great Mexican in the area too; you can visit one of the many lively cantinas for classic favorites like tacos and carne asada, as well as some twists like the chorizo cheeseburger.