10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in Los Angeles

The OpenTable team

Every day, we have hundreds of thousands of reservations flying through our system—and some are tougher to get than others. According to our data, these are the restaurants in Los Angeles where it’s hardest to snag a reservation. Impress your friends and family and score a table; we wish we could join you.

Restaurants:Le Comptoir, Perch LA, INKO NITO Arts District
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:American, French American, Japanese
Neighborhoods:Downtown
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Le Comptoir

$$$$·American·
Downtown
103 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Those folks lined up outside Koreatown’s Hotel Normandie? They’re probably waiting to get into Le Comptoir, a tiny counter showcasing chef Gary Menes’s thoughtful, intense, vegetabRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in Downtown / South and East LA
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Perch LA

$$$$·French American·
Downtown
6,007 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
There are few spots in LA that feel as special as Perch, one of the city’s first rooftop bars. Complete with fire pits, live jazz, and a view of Pershing Square, this is one of theRead more
92% recommended
Most Booked in Los Angeles

INKO NITO Arts District

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
209 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Inko Nito, a Japanese restaurant in the Arts district, is one of Los Angeles’s hottest openings, and it’s not hard to see why: this is a robatayaki, where you’ll see the chefs grilRead more
87% recommended
Best Ambiance in Downtown / South and East LA

Bestia

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
3,884 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Hot Spot
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 yoRead more
88% recommended
Most Booked in Los Angeles
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Providence

$$$$·Seafood·
Hollywood
3,568 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for Anniversaries
There are few restaurants in Los Angeles as lauded as Michael Chimarusti’s Providence, and it’s not hard to see why. In a city where true fine-dining restaurants are rare, ProvidenRead more
93% recommended
Notable Wine List in Los Angeles
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El Cid

$$$$·Spanish·
Silver Lake
79 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Authentic
  • Live Music
El Cid is undoubtedly one of the coolest bars in the city, a place where you can drink top-notch cocktails, take flamenco lessons, and have a casual hang-out with friends, all in oRead more
88% recommended
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Sushi Ginza Onodera- LA

$$$$·Sushi·
West Hollywood
140 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
Los Angeles is certainly known for its sushi, and there are few places in this town quite like Sushi Ginza Onodera. This is a temple to raw fish, where chef Yohei Matsuki prepares Read more
100% recommended
Sushi in Los Angeles
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Spago - Beverly Hills

$$$$·Californian·
Beverly Hills
5,136 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies
There is nobody in the world quite like Wolfgang Puck, the international celebrity chef with restaurants all over the globe—and there’s no restaurant quite like Spago, the place whRead more
88% recommended
Californian in Los Angeles

CUT by Wolfgang Puck at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Beverly Hills
2,060 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
There are normal steakhouses, and then there are Wolfgang Puck steakhouses. Cut is is a cut above your average steakhouse, and even your excellent steakhouse: this is the fine-diniRead more
83% recommended
Steakhouse in Los Angeles

Majordomo

$$$$·American·
Echo Park
25 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
Majordomo is chef David Chang’s first foray into the Los Angeles food scene, and he certainly does the city proud. Start off with a few bings—savory, pancake-like breads served witRead more
91% recommended
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