The Top Restaurants by Cuisine in Los Angeles

Where’s the best Mexican, Japanese, Chinese, or Indian food in town? Where’s the best steak, the best pizza, the best plate of oysters? We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among Los Angeles’s most expert, seasoned diners, broken down by each type of cuisine.

The OpenTable team
Restaurants:Bestia, Connie and Ted's, Republique
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Italian, Seafood, French
Neighborhoods:Downtown, West Hollywood, Hollywood
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Bestia

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
5,380 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion

ITALIAN: You think you know pizza and pasta? Try Bestia’s. Eating here feels like stepping into an entirely new universe, where flavor and texture can exist in multiple dimensions. While you can’t go ...

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Most Booked in Los Angeles
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Connie and Ted's

$$$$·Seafood·
West Hollywood
3,526 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies

SEAFOOD: What happens when fine-dining chef Michael Cimarusti of Providence opens up a casual seafood restaurant? You get Connie and Ted’s, an homage to New England clam shacks done in the thoughtful,...

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Seafood in Los Angeles

Republique

$$$$·French·
Hollywood
3,895 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

FRENCH: Republique is one of the most beautiful spots to eat in LA—and the food lives up to the occasion. This is French-ish food with a California edge—there’s beef tartare and foie gras torchon, alo...

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French in Los Angeles
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Bavel

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Downtown
2,797 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot

MIDDLE EASTERN: When chefs Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis brought their mind-bendingly-good Italian food to Bestia, Los Angeles’s collective brain exploded. At Bavel, they do it again, this time wit...

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Best Overall in Downtown / South and East LA
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Gabi James

$$$$·Spanish·
Redondo Beach
651 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups

SPANISH: Out in Redondo Beach you’ll find Gabi James, a sleek, stylish Spanish restaurant that’s just a few months old. Chef Chris Feldmeier, formerly of the Mozza restaurants, does excellent versions...

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Ombu Grill

$$$$·Korean·
Downtown
126 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual

KOREAN: In Downtown Los Angeles you’ll find Ombu Grill, a sleek restaurant that offers both Korean barbecue and Argentine asado. This might seem like an unlikely combo, but it works: both cuisines are...

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Great for Brunch in Downtown / South and East LA
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