Best American Restaurants in Downtown Los Angeles

The Edmondson Faculty CenterThe Edmondson Faculty Center
(28)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Lakeview Bistro at The Westin Bonaventure HotelLakeview Bistro at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
(73)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
The Highlight RoomThe Highlight Room
(52)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
La BoucherieLa Boucherie
(189)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
BKLABKLA
(308)
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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
The Bunker Hill Bar and GrillThe Bunker Hill Bar and Grill
(163)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Rock & Reilly'sRock & Reilly's
(33)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
BlacksmithsBlacksmiths
(84)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill - LA LiveWolfgang Puck Bar & Grill - LA Live
(669)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Ford's Filling Station - The JW Marriott Los AngelesFord's Filling Station - The JW Marriott Los Angeles
(226)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Engine Co. No. 28Engine Co. No. 28
(1519)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Justice - Urban TavernJustice - Urban Tavern
(51)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Tom's Urban - LA LiveTom's Urban - LA Live
(99)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Best Italian Restaurants in Downtown Los Angeles

BestiaBestia
(2302)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
The Factory KitchenThe Factory Kitchen
(1659)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Officine BRERAOfficine BRERA
(710)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Terroni - LATerroni - LA
(794)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Drago CentroDrago Centro
(2651)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
MiroMiro
(266)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
RossobluRossoblu
(397)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Casa Nostra Ristorante DowntownCasa Nostra Ristorante Downtown
(506)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
CicadaCicada
(771)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
VespaioVespaio
(609)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Smeraldi's RestaurantSmeraldi's Restaurant
(172)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
A'Roma RistoranteA'Roma Ristorante
(519)
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Italian | La Palma, Downtown / South and East LA
Ravello Bar & GrillRavello Bar & Grill
(74)
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Italian | Whittier, Downtown / South and East LA
Cafe Amici Beverly HillsCafe Amici Beverly Hills
(50)
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Italian | Beverly Hills, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
ToscanaToscana
(308)
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Italian | Brentwood, Westside
Barrique VeniceBarrique Venice
(143)
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Italian | Venice, Westside
SfixioSfixio
(560)
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Italian | Beverly Hills, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
Osteria La BucaOsteria La Buca
(1015)
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Italian | West Hollywood, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
CapoCapo
(666)
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside
Rao's HollywoodRao's Hollywood
(500)
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Italian | Hollywood, Hollywood
Il SegretoIl Segreto
(274)
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Italian | Bel-Air, Westside
Angelini OsteriaAngelini Osteria
(476)
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Italian | Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St., West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
Piccolo ParadisoPiccolo Paradiso
(563)
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Italian | Beverly Hills, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
MangiamoMangiamo
(766)
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Italian | Manhattan Beach / Hermosa Beach, Beach Cities
Terroni - BeverlyTerroni - Beverly
(408)
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Italian | West Los Angeles, Westside
Ca Del SoleCa Del Sole
(1715)
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Italian | Toluca Lake, San Fernando Valley / Valencia
Divino - BrentwoodDivino - Brentwood
(414)
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Italian | Brentwood, Westside

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Cosa Buona
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Italian | Echo Park
Bonavista Revolving Lounge at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
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Downtown Los Angeles Restaurants

Lakeview Bistro at The Westin Bonaventure HotelLakeview Bistro at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
73 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Quite and personable setting for employee work lunch. Thank you.... More

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Tuck Hotel & RestaurantTuck Hotel & Restaurant
2 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Staff was attentive and accommodating for dietary restrictions. Overall good ambiance and good food. More

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BadmaashBadmaash
605 reviews
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Indian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The service was very attentive and helpful, even from the time we entered. The food tasted delicious, with the chicken sandwich having great spice and flavour. Good selection of small plates to share. More

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BestiaBestia
2302 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Excellent in every way - Foie, service, ambience. More

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Yxta Cocina MexicanaYxta Cocina Mexicana
506 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Excellent food with everything were had... highly recommended! More

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Modern Times LA - Dankness DojoModern Times LA - Dankness Dojo
1 review
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Most incredible brewery experience I have ever had. Can’t wait for the next visit. More

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The Exchange RestaurantThe Exchange Restaurant
130 reviews
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Israeli | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Fantastic food and cocktails! Had our 2018 Valentine's Day lunch date here and had excellent service, food, and cocktails! More

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Orsa & WinstonOrsa & Winston
371 reviews
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Contemporary Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Very lovely experience. Came here for Valentines dinner (day after). Food was perfection. Every bight worth it. And chef kept sending food for us to try apart from the 6 courses. And then we had the actual owner come down and spread complementary truffles on our poached lobster. Definitely coming back. More

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Bacaro LABacaro LA
53 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great Date place, Make sure you get the lamb burger or whatever it is. Great Service! More

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Redbird - Los AngelesRedbird - Los Angeles
1291 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Beautiful place with great service. Food is delicious, particularly the Red Wattle pork, but they need more vegetarian dishes and at least one chicken entree for spouses who are not foodies. More

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The Factory KitchenThe Factory Kitchen
1659 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We love the food but we waited 30 minutes to be seated even though we had reservations. They need to stop over booking their place. Its not a plane. More

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Officine BRERAOfficine BRERA
710 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Always great food with exceptional service. A real goto option when we’re in LA More

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Perch LAPerch LA
3802 reviews
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French American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Good food, friendly service. One thing I don’t like is a restaurant with one toilet for everyone. More

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The Edmondson Faculty CenterThe Edmondson Faculty Center
28 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The staff is excellent!!! Food is great and service is always outstanding! More

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Broken ShakerBroken Shaker
7 reviews
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Israeli | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Wow! What a great place. Lots of choices, delicious! Great for vegans. More

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

The food was great, favorites included chestnut soup, oysters, octopus, steak, and the caramel chocolate dessert. The service wasn’t the best, and we kept having to ask over and over for things, but we will be returning regardless. More

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Spring - Downtown Los AngelesSpring - Downtown Los Angeles
466 reviews
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French | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The food was fantastic, especially the tasting menu. There is an excellent wine list. The atrium is aesthetically pleasing and quiet for a nice conversation with your dinner guest. More

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Little Sister DowntownLittle Sister Downtown
616 reviews
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Southeast Asian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Delicious! Was valentines and busy but rather well attended to. We love the lobster! All was so good about 4th time there. Plan to go more and work around the menu. When you want something a little different from the norm More

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QQ
178 reviews
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Sushi | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Sublime in every way. Never had better sushi outside Tokyo. Eric and Hiro are both graceful, creative and masterful. Very expensive, of course, but well worth it. More

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The Palm Los AngelesThe Palm Los Angeles
2156 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great Valentine dinner with terrific service and food! Special shout out to Miguel Chaidez for his 5-Star attention !! More

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La BoucherieLa Boucherie
189 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Fantastic service, excellent cuisine and breathtaking view. Excellent and complete experience! More

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Terroni - LATerroni - LA
794 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Everything is FABULOUS. More

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The Highlight RoomThe Highlight Room
52 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Loved the ambiance of this restaurant! The view was stunning! We enjoyed the food and the service as well. The staff was friendly and accommodating. Went here to celebrate my boyfriends birthday and will definitely be coming back to celebrate other special occasions! Thank you for a great experience! More

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Arashi SushiArashi Sushi
255 reviews
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Sushi | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Solid food for the price with mediocre rushed service experience More

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Âu Lạc Plant-Based Food & DrinkÂu Lạc Plant-Based Food & Drink
183 reviews
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Vegan | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Delicious vegan food. Had the Yam Shrimp, Eggrolls, Banh Mi and Soup—thimbs up on all. Appreciate the validated parking. Service friendly. More

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Preux & ProperPreux & Proper
339 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great food and atmosphere. I will be back for the octopus. It was tender and well seasoned. More

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10e10e
212 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

From the food to the excellent service, I would gladly come here to dine again. We went for Valentine’s Day, and everything was perfect from the moment you step in, right down to dessert from the special menu that day. More

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Checkers DowntownCheckers Downtown
386 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Fantastic menu, lovely setting for a special occasion. Outstanding choice if headed to Disney Hall. More

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Crepes Sans FrontieresCrepes Sans Frontieres
4 reviews
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Creperie | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great authentic casual French food, wine and friendly service. Located in a historic downtown arcade. Also good for people watching. More

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Moreton FigMoreton Fig
401 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Perfectly fine... More

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Faith & FlowerFaith & Flower
1151 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Amazing service Great recommendations More

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OtiumOtium
1252 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great atmosphere. Fun vibe. Thoughtful menu. More

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Chaya DowntownChaya Downtown
1485 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great place to enjoy a night out . Server was awesome More

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Patina RestaurantPatina Restaurant
1430 reviews
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Contemporary French | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The convenience of going there before the opera can't be beat. The valet is $8.00 and you walk one block to the Dorothy Chandler after dinner. The service was fabulous and decor beautiful. The food presentation was also lovely, but I had fish for the main course and it was overcooked and not tasty. It's a prex fixe menu, which was over $100.00/person, so be prepared. More

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Church & StateChurch & State
2518 reviews
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French | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great. Wonderful food wonderful service and Chef came over to talk to us. Will definitely be back and recommend to others!!!! More

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Cafe BirdieCafe Birdie
139 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The perfect Valentines date. Perfect lighting, food, service & meal. Thank you for a wonderful evening. ~Chad More

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Inko NitoInko Nito
21 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We went for Valentine's Day and enjoyed ourselves very much. Inside was lively and looked like a lot of fun. 80's music was playing! We were given the option to sit inside or out. Outside was very pleasant and definitely the place to have a quiet conversation. For dinner, we ordered the Cali, fried shrimp, beef cheek, yellow tail, cauliflower, baked yam and dessert. Everything was great but we especially enjoyed the beef cheek and the yellow tail. We LOVED the yellow tail and are already planning to return for it. We also had the palomita and pineapple soju. The staff were very polite and helpful with recommendations. *We did have to get the yellow tail and cauliflower to go because we were full after the first four dishes. We will be back and we will tell our friends about this place! More

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Takami Sushi & Robata RestaurantTakami Sushi & Robata Restaurant
2027 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The food was amazing. We ordered the calamari and edamame, then a couple of rolls. Everything came out super fast and the service was awesome. Plus, I love the electronic check!! More

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RossobluRossoblu
397 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Fantastic food. Eggplant appetizer and meatball appetizer are musts. More

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Broken SpanishBroken Spanish
684 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Best Modern Mexican food ever, the Chicharrón is amazing! More

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LA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure HotelLA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
1551 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The atmosphere was very quiet and relaxing and the view was gorgeous. The food and service was top notch and we will definitely go back More

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Cafe Gratitude - Arts DistrictCafe Gratitude - Arts District
147 reviews
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Vegetarian / Vegan | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We wanted to try everything on the menu, but could not resist the Taco Tuesday options! The tacos were delicious & very spicy! (Waiter did warn us) Can’t wait to go back & try other plates! More

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Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse - Los AngelesNick & Stef’s Steakhouse - Los Angeles
1993 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We went to celebrate a friend’s birthday. The service and food were AMAZING! Thank you! More

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Wokcano - Downtown LAWokcano - Downtown LA
588 reviews
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Pan-Asian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

I love Wokcano! This was my fourth time going and I am always so impressed with the food, especially how large the portions are. It's great if you have a large group and want to get a bunch of dishes to all share OR you can just get your own. I have been to the one in SM that actually turns in to a dance party afterwards and that was a blast! Not sure if they all do that but they had a DJ and everything. I would definitely recommend this place! More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - LAFleming's Steakhouse - LA
1308 reviews
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Steak | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

It was for Valentine’s Day. Staff were very attentive and not to over bearing. Very enjoyable experience. More

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WinsomeWinsome
66 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

This was my first visit to Winsome. I had the shaved cauliflower salad, which was fresh, inventive, and delicious. The setting is very comfortable with a great quality of light. More

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B.S. TaqueriaB.S. Taqueria
271 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Mole fries were amazing. Tacos all had great flavor and were delicious. Churros hit the spot to end the meal. I could easily come back here over and over again. More

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Water Grill - DowntownWater Grill - Downtown
3175 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We got in before the rush. Very relaxed experience. The scallops were wonderful. I really enjoyed their cioppino. Our server was very nice and attentive. More

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BlacksmithsBlacksmiths
84 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Double date night. Great drinks, food, atmosphere and surprisingly good DJ. More

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

The crab cake and the prosciutto are both absolutely out of this world. The service is very friendly and fast. More

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AnatraAnatra
33 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great service and delicious food! More

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BaldoriaBaldoria
10 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Happy Hour is great. The Shaved Brussel and Carnivoro pizzas were fantastic. The staff was incredibly friendly. If I lived in the neighborhood, this would be my go to place. I will recommend this restaurant to friends. More

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TraxxTraxx
378 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Brunch.. Fabulous food and drinks More

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WP24 by Wolfgang PuckWP24 by Wolfgang Puck
1090 reviews
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Chinese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great customer service overall from host to server. Amazing views of DTLA. Food was tasty great flavor mixture on the chicken plate. I will recommend to friends and family. More

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Drago CentroDrago Centro
2651 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We enjoyed that our table was romantic and cozy and had a great view of the city. The service was great and food was tasty More

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ROCK'N FISH L.A. LIVEROCK'N FISH L.A. LIVE
1324 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We sat in the mezzanine, very fun. Katrina called day of to confirm reservation. Helpful with questions. Manager stopped by we had excellent service from Roberto. More

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WestboundWestbound
12 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Went for their Christmas Miracle on Santa Fe themed pop-up and it was one of my favorite holiday treats. Definitely recommend and will come back another time. Had the Mary's Chicken dish and it was spectacular. More

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Border Grill - Downtown LABorder Grill - Downtown LA
1640 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Was great to not only have a prix fix menu option! Plus they gave all the tables flowers, what a nice touch. More

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Katsuya - L.A. LiveKatsuya - L.A. Live
1919 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Me and my girlfriend had a great time. We went for Valentine’s Day. It was her first time here and she loved everything. The food was amazing as always. She wants to go back ASAP. More

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

Everything was wonderful, the service, the food, and the view! More

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Morton's The Steakhouse - Los AngelesMorton's The Steakhouse - Los Angeles
1448 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Best birthday experience EVER service was excellent and food was perfect More

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Rock & Reilly'sRock & Reilly's
33 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We just had to check out this place and the food did not disappoint - of course you can't go wrong with a Guinness! The is probably the best Brussels Sprouts appetizer dish that I have come across! It was well done and had so much flavor. The grilled cheese and tomato soup were interesting - never came across that on a menu before - but a pleasant surprised! Fish and Chips were great! Overall a good experience and not pricey! So Enjoy - it is worth a visit! More

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Noe at the Omni Los AngelesNoe at the Omni Los Angeles
902 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great food, friendly, attentive service! Beautiful, elegant yet relaxed setting. Perfect for a nice dinner. More

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The Restaurant at The Standard, Downtown LAThe Restaurant at The Standard, Downtown LA
333 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Another great morning breakfast at The Standard with fellow co-workers, broker and client. More

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SoraSora
72 reviews
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Sushi | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

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Harold And Belle's Creole RestaurantHarold And Belle's Creole Restaurant
260 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Very authentic Creole dishes. Services is friendly and professional, and helpful in recommending specific dishes. The char-broiled oysters are the reason we keep returning. They are amazing!!!! More

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Metropole Bar and KitchenMetropole Bar and Kitchen
21 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Delicious food, super stylish - lovely surprise not very far from Staples, with gorgeous design and really creative food. Loved the bread service with three kinds of butters! More

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Cafe PinotCafe Pinot
1892 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The restaurant is beautiful, the service is impeccable and the food is inventive and delicious. I don’t see how it could be more perfect. More

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Umami Burger - Arts DistrictUmami Burger - Arts District
14 reviews
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Burgers | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Umami Burger has delicious burgers - I definitely feel satisfied every time I go with all of that “umami” flavoring. I find it out that they always provide a small bowl of pickles for your table, although I find them oddly satisfying to take bites of in between burger bites. I also loved the sauces here! They brought out four different sauces, displayed on those fat ramen-styled spoons, so it was a bit impractical, but the sauces themselves were delicious. That sort of sums up this place. A lot of impractical elements to it, but strangely they work and the food is absolutely wonderful. The burgers are pricey, but very filling, and of course, delicious. I love the fries and ketchup here is well! It’s some sort of unique ketchup that I’ve never had anywhere else before, but I love it! A lot of pluses to this place, despite some of its weird elements! I wouldn’t mind going from time to time! More

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ZiranZiran
52 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Came in for DineLA. Service was great and food was great. We've informed them that we have limited time and they were able to serve us quickly. Very grateful for that. More

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Triple 8 China Bar & GrillTriple 8 China Bar & Grill
187 reviews
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Contemporary Asian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Triple 8 is a very great place for great quality food and service. Me and my partner went for our date for Valentine's Day and our favorite plates were the chicken dumplings and wontons. 888 Cocktail was absolutely delicious, waiter helped picked the drink. Great place for groups to share plates since plates are shareable. We will definitely come back and try new things. More

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DISTRICTDISTRICT
151 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Drinks & food is amazing our waitress Virginia had great customer service. This is my 2nd time I’ve eaten here so I invited my friends to meet for dinner. Everyone was very pleased with their food. We will definitely be coming back! More

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Rosa Mexicano - Los AngelesRosa Mexicano - Los Angeles
1202 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The service was excellent food was great will be back to try more items from menu More

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IndustrielIndustriel
904 reviews
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Provencal | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Urban cuisine with a delicious local twist. Decadent French Toast, gorgeous mushroom cheese melts, superb-quality burgers, signature cocktails with an exciting flair, the list goes on. The brunch menu doesn't offer as much as the dinner menu, but always has SOMETHING worth getting. More

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VespaioVespaio
609 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Very good food in an attractive venue well located for several venues including museums ,concert halls and theater. Vespaio is my go to place for a meal before an event in downtown Los Angeles More

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Kendall’s BrasserieKendall’s Brasserie
4076 reviews
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French | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We were given a seat in The Boardroom section of the restaurant and it was very quiet and comfortable. Different than the front of the restaurant. More

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Cleo LA LIVECleo LA LIVE
284 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

I ordered the roasted Brussels sprouts and lamb sliders. Liked them. I also order a glass of champagne but it wasnt as bubbly as it should. More

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TOMGEORGE RestaurantTOMGEORGE Restaurant
132 reviews
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Contemporary European | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great service! More

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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Los AngelesFogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Los Angeles
651 reviews
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Brazilian Steakhouse | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Had a great time, always happy to go back. Great experience, well recommend to friends and family. More

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Justice - Urban TavernJustice - Urban Tavern
51 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We had a large party for a co-worker's farewell. I'm always impressed with the food here. I am on a pretty strict detox cleanse and was still able to find something on the menu that was on my program (with a few small modifications) but still VERY DELICIOUS. More

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The Bunker Hill Bar and GrillThe Bunker Hill Bar and Grill
163 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

First time visiting though have walked by on numerous occasions. Fresh selection of salads - many beer to choose from (though we didn't imbibe during our lunch hour so will have to return for HH). Bright, sunny environment which we enjoyed. Only complaint, and it's minor, is we were nearly finished - as in one or two bites away - with our meal before the waitress returned to ask if everything was okay. Doesn't detract though - I'd return. More

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Mas MaloMas Malo
593 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great food, drinks and atmosphere More

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MiroMiro
266 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Good food and perfect for business meetings. Good DTLA deal spot. More

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Le Petit ParisLe Petit Paris
779 reviews
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French | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Beautiful place, great food selection and wonderful staff. Will come again More

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Sakana Sushi Lounge DTLASakana Sushi Lounge DTLA
17 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Nice attention / service, cleanliness, and food. Price was affordable. More

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Ford's Filling Station - The JW Marriott Los AngelesFord's Filling Station - The JW Marriott Los Angeles
226 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Our waitress, Andrea, was sweet and wonderful! She recommended the pan roasted chicken and it was amazing! It was the first time my boyfriend and I been there and we will definitely be back! More

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The VenueThe Venue
28 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We had a great night. There was love music, the food was great, and the costumer service was outstanding More

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Li Orient Asian Bar & RestaurantLi Orient Asian Bar & Restaurant
5 reviews
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Chinese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Enjoyed the Valentine’s Day dinner there. Service was impeccable. The food was delicious. The restaurant’s ambiance was modern, clean, and upscale. It was worth the money to enjoy an evening there. More

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BKLABKLA
308 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Mimoza was epic and Zach and fernando More

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Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill - LA LiveWolfgang Puck Bar & Grill - LA Live
669 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Food is the best.... Wings are incredible! More

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DekkadanceDekkadance
119 reviews
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International | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Good food, Great service,Nice view..Very good Place for any special ocasion..We love it and we'll go back soon.. More

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Bugis Street BrasserieBugis Street Brasserie
39 reviews
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Chinese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The menu was very good. The food was delicious. The service surprised us. All the plates came out at the same time. We actually had to say , whoa. It wasn’t staggered. Also, we ordered soup and requested it first. It came out last. We laughed and joked about having soup for dessert. No harm no foul. It was very good. More

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The Backhouse - KoreatownThe Backhouse - Koreatown
43 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Took valentine’s Day chance with this place The staff could not have been friendlier or nicer – wall the inside is fairly standard the patio is out standing. The food was amazing from the sushi to the pork belly skewers I could not recommend this place enough just fantastic truly what I find I will be returning again and again. If you want to take it look at how much I love the skewers look at my plate More

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Le ComptoirLe Comptoir
1 review
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

This spot is amazing. The chef planned out an amazing 8 course menu. Each and every course was delicious. Only downside is the price, so if you don't mind spending a pretty penny you should absolutely go. The place has only 10 seats available per night (I think) so book a reservation early. More

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Amante RestaurantAmante Restaurant
14 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The food was delicious and a price performer! They were out of some menu items but still had a super large variety of things to choose from. Would definitely return. More

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ShibumiShibumi
171 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great food - do the omakase with the kobe option. you won't regret it. Sit at the counter. Rare that you'll want to be there. Great service Great cocktails Great beer (asahi especially) More

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Ombu GrillOmbu Grill
20 reviews
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Korean | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great food and friendly service. Good choices of food to grill and their own soups. More

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Engine Co. No. 28Engine Co. No. 28
1519 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

I have always enjoyed this restaurant mainly for the easy location wonderful building. The menu is simple and very good choices. The service has always been very good and The servers seem very half and honest. More

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Umami Burger - BroadwayUmami Burger - Broadway
53 reviews
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Burgers | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Food was good service was even better.👍🏾 More

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Harbor HouseHarbor House
14 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Good music, good staff, good food, good location. Enjoyed the whole experience. More

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Downtown Los Angeles Diners' Choice Winners

Downtown Los Angeles's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Bacaro LABacaro LA
53 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great Date place, Make sure you get the lamb burger or whatever it is. Great Service! More

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Orsa & WinstonOrsa & Winston
371 reviews
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Contemporary Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Very lovely experience. Came here for Valentines dinner (day after). Food was perfection. Every bight worth it. And chef kept sending food for us to try apart from the 6 courses. And then we had the actual owner come down and spread complementary truffles on our poached lobster. Definitely coming back. More

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Yxta Cocina MexicanaYxta Cocina Mexicana
506 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Excellent food with everything were had... highly recommended! More

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BestiaBestia
2302 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Excellent in every way - Foie, service, ambience. More

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BadmaashBadmaash
605 reviews
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Indian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The service was very attentive and helpful, even from the time we entered. The food tasted delicious, with the chicken sandwich having great spice and flavour. Good selection of small plates to share. More

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AnatraAnatra
33 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great service and delicious food! More

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QQ
178 reviews
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Sushi | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Sublime in every way. Never had better sushi outside Tokyo. Eric and Hiro are both graceful, creative and masterful. Very expensive, of course, but well worth it. More

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The Exchange RestaurantThe Exchange Restaurant
130 reviews
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Israeli | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Fantastic food and cocktails! Had our 2018 Valentine's Day lunch date here and had excellent service, food, and cocktails! More

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The Edmondson Faculty CenterThe Edmondson Faculty Center
28 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The staff is excellent!!! Food is great and service is always outstanding! More

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Perch LAPerch LA
3802 reviews
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French American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Good food, friendly service. One thing I don’t like is a restaurant with one toilet for everyone. More

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Think Los Angeles is a one-industry town? Think again. From the micro-Seoul of Koreatown to unexpected fusion cuisines (take Chinese-Mexican, for one) and strip malls that house destination restaurants, the city’s restaurant scene is notably experimental and diverse. Ask locals where to find the best taco truck (or lonchero) in the city, and you’ve struck a match. These mobile microenterprises are a part of the city's lifeblood. With L.A.’s own Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic, Jonathan Gold, describing the city as “less of a melting pot—more of a glittering mosaic,” we’re seeing L.A.’s vast palate show up on the plate.