Where Chefs Eat in Los Angeles

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Phaidon
Restaurants:Bestia, Otium, Providence
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Italian, Contemporary American, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Downtown, Hollywood
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Bestia

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
5,104 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion

“Energy, a family vibe and intensely flavored food, all in a beautifully understated setting.” – Miles Kirby

Italian in Los Angeles
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Otium

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,379 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem

“It was beautiful, playful, seasonally focused and delicious.” – Kristen D. Murray There are two reasons why food critic Jonathan Gold called Otium LA’s “most ambitious restaurant in years”. The firs...

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Fit for Foodies in Los Angeles
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Providence

$$$$·Seafood·
Hollywood
3,724 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic

“The chef, Michael Ciramusti, has created an exciting cuisine with the best ingredients in Los Angeles. His series of amuse-bouches are direct hits of flavor that prepare the palate for the dishes tha...

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Best Food in Los Angeles
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chi SPACCA

$$$$·Italian·
Hollywood
862 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem

Recommended by Chef Ross Lusted from The Bridge Room

Best Overall in Hollywood
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Osteria Mozza

$$$$·Italian·
Hollywood
5,495 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic

Recommended by Chef Carlos Perez from El Blok

Notable Wine List in Hollywood
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Pizzeria Mozza

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Hollywood
5,769 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies

Recommended by Chef Suzanne Goin from Lucques

Best Food in Hollywood
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