Best American Restaurants in Downtown Los Angeles

Lakeview Bistro at The Westin Bonaventure HotelLakeview Bistro at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
(79)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
The Edmondson Faculty CenterThe Edmondson Faculty Center
(40)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
La BoucherieLa Boucherie
(395)
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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
(327)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
The Highlight RoomThe Highlight Room
(157)
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American | Hollywood, Hollywood
The Bunker Hill Bar and GrillThe Bunker Hill Bar and Grill
(201)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
BlacksmithsBlacksmiths
(286)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Rock & Reilly'sRock & Reilly's
(52)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
GLANCE RESTAURANTGLANCE RESTAURANT
(20)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill - LA LiveWolfgang Puck Bar & Grill - LA Live
(731)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Engine Co. No. 28Engine Co. No. 28
(1589)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Best Italian Restaurants in Downtown Los Angeles

BestiaBestia
(2971)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
The Factory KitchenThe Factory Kitchen
(1989)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Officine BRERAOfficine BRERA
(949)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Terroni - LATerroni - LA
(963)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Drago CentroDrago Centro
(2877)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
MiroMiro
(368)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Casa Nostra Ristorante DowntownCasa Nostra Ristorante Downtown
(578)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
CicadaCicada
(799)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
VespaioVespaio
(890)
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
Smeraldi's RestaurantSmeraldi's Restaurant
(180)
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA
A'Roma RistoranteA'Roma Ristorante
(605)
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Italian | La Palma, Downtown / South and East LA
Ravello Bar & GrillRavello Bar & Grill
(97)
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Italian | Whittier, Downtown / South and East LA
Cafe Amici Beverly HillsCafe Amici Beverly Hills
(100)
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Italian | Beverly Hills, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
ToscanaToscana
(381)
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Italian | Brentwood, Westside
Barrique VeniceBarrique Venice
(243)
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Italian | Venice, Westside
SfixioSfixio
(629)
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Italian | Beverly Hills, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
Osteria La BucaOsteria La Buca
(1255)
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Italian | West Hollywood, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
Rao's HollywoodRao's Hollywood
(681)
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Italian | Hollywood, Hollywood
Il SegretoIl Segreto
(360)
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Italian | Bel-Air, Westside
CapoCapo
(746)
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside
Divino - BrentwoodDivino - Brentwood
(474)
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Italian | Brentwood, Westside
Marino RistoranteMarino Ristorante
(714)
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Italian | Hollywood, Hollywood
Piccolo ParadisoPiccolo Paradiso
(655)
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Italian | Beverly Hills, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
La Dolce VitaLa Dolce Vita
(533)
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Italian | Beverly Hills, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
Terroni - BeverlyTerroni - Beverly
(552)
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Italian | West Los Angeles, Westside

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Downtown Los Angeles Restaurants

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

As always, we had great food. The pot pie was perfect for a rainy day, the fries flight as delicious as ever, and the molten chocolate cake a perfect ending to a great meal. They always take great care of us. More

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

The Thanksgiving Day buffet was wonderful and was well prepared. A variety of dishes to choose from and all were very good. More

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Le ComptoirLe Comptoir
37 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

It’s a fantastic meal and experience. Go and you won’t be sorry. :) More

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Orsa & WinstonOrsa & Winston
415 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

My husband the food was spectacular, innovative, plentiful & flavorful ! We will definitely be back !!! More

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BavelBavel
519 reviews
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Middle Eastern | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

A terrific evening and dining experience with superior service. The Sommolier gave a perfect recommendation More

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

service was great. food was delicious and the place is very nice. More

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BestiaBestia
2971 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Outstanding as usual... More

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

Always enjoy the food and it's fun. you loose your self with friendly smiles. More

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Here and NowHere and Now
7 reviews
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Gastro Pub | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Went for the holiday decor and loved it, couldn’t have had a better time. In fact, we planned to go elsewhere after a drink but never left. We both had a specialty cheeseburger which was the bomb, and numerous fun and delicious drinks. For a fun holiday outing this was awesome! More

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

The service was great from start to finished, Nancy the host was amazing show us to our seats and explained the buffet and a bit about the menu. Chris our server was great answered any questions I’d had, the food was amazing eggs cooked perfectly potato hash crisp and not to mention their fresh squeezed orange juice and fresh brewed coffee and not too mention their complementary early birth smoothie. Frank the manager was great he made sure that visit was welcomed definitely recommend metropole bar and kitchen. More

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

Korean food!!! Great, as always. The service could be more available, but that could just be personal preference. More

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LA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure HotelLA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
1759 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

All accommodations were met. Even had our own little private side with one other table. Great view. Amazing food. And even better service 👍🏽 More

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

We had a great time at the Exchange last night. We tried different appetizers such as the hummus, cauliflower, eggplant, tuna tartare , avocado salad and ended the meal with chocolate ganache and another great dessert. The service was impeccable. We will definitely go back! More

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Redbird - Los AngelesRedbird - Los Angeles
1711 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great service and excellent food! Love it! Would highly recommend! More

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sixth + mill pizzeria and barsixth + mill pizzeria and bar
80 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The manager Mattia is the best, he helped us with the menu and was professional and on point! Will advice to everyone to go there and try their amazing food and service More

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

Cafe Gratitude is my happy place. Sign up for the rewards card. Very generous! More

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The Factory KitchenThe Factory Kitchen
1989 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The Factory Kitchen is one of our favorite places. We let the waiters recommend the best dishes, the food is scrumptious, and they never disappoint. More

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WP24 by Wolfgang PuckWP24 by Wolfgang Puck
1227 reviews
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Chinese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Me and my friend went here for his birthday. Very pretty view and great food! Try the Maine lobster spring rolls. More

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OtiumOtium
1713 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Outstanding food with good service. Will definitely be back! More

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Patina RestaurantPatina Restaurant
1533 reviews
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Contemporary French | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Excellent food. Fabulous service. Expensive and worth every penny. Great for a special occasion. More

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Badmaash Downtown LABadmaash Downtown LA
811 reviews
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Indian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great friendly service ! More

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P.Y.TP.Y.T
40 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Very nicemeal, goodfoodandlovely service. Wine list is alsointeresting, good choices. More

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

One of the best experiences in LA, amazing service and food quality A+ Can never go wrong with Chef Hiro / Q. Thank you chef! More

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Perch LAPerch LA
4720 reviews
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French American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great Food, Service, and Atmosphere. Will definitely stop by again when back in town. More

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40 Love40 Love
1 review
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Loved the space. Food was really good. A great high end sports bar that doesn’t take itself too seriously More

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

Delicious food and great service with a fun ambiance in the heart of downtown. More

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The Palm Los AngelesThe Palm Los Angeles
2338 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Atmosphere is electric! Food is phenomonal! Get the lamb chop lollipops, and ribeye for sure! More

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Drago CentroDrago Centro
2877 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Exceptional service & meal. Servers were attentive and helpful in making suggestions, especially with regards to the wine. The scallops were some of the best cooked I’ve ever had. Would absolutely return! More

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Tamayo RestaurantTamayo Restaurant
5 reviews
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Contemporary Mexican | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Wonderful Mexican dinner, starting with thin tortilla chips and delicious salsa. I had jumbo shrimp and my wife had red snapper and both were seasoned very nicely. There margarita was perfect. More

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Bäco MercatBäco Mercat
64 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The food was delicious! The kitchen does turn out the food rather fast so don’t expect to have a leisurely meal. We were in and out in about 1 hr. More

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

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Faith & FlowerFaith & Flower
1521 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great restaurant with great food and service. Stylish interior and elegant dining experience. The food was style tapas and had a good selection for vegetarians. Had a tasty mocktail and a delicious dessert. Service was timely and attentive. We had a fun and memorable time celebrating my husbands birthday there. More

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

Our first visit proved to be fruitful, delicious food and wonderful service. We enjoyed our evening out at Officine very much. More

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Mrs. FishMrs. Fish
67 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We had a great time dining at Mrs. Fish! The food was really good and we really liked the great selection of different types of foods available to try and taste. We were celebrating my friends birthday and the staff there made us feel so welcome and were so incredibly accomodating and sweet! I would recommend this place to all my friends and plan on telling them they MUST go check it out for themselves. Great place! More

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Takami Sushi & Robata RestaurantTakami Sushi & Robata Restaurant
2240 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Ambiance was amazing for our anniversary dinner. Our waitress was super friendly and made us feel welcome throughout the night. The food was spectacular, and the complimentary dessert was really appreciated! I highly recommend!!! More

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

Welcoming and courteous hostess. We had several tables to choose from and she was very patient while we figured out where we wanted to sit (table? Push two tables together? Booth? Ok, booth...). Waitress very nice and attentive along with several others who brought food, wine, cleared dishes, answered questions, etc. Pizzas are excellent - thin, crispy and delicious. Calamari fritti was also excellent, but chef intends lemon only, no other sauces. Linguini vongole was good; clams were small, tender, and neatly arranged on plate, which made it all the more interesting one of them on my plate was unopened (why give me that one?). Pasta nicely al dente. Only complaint was that there could have been just a bit more sauce/juice as clams and pasta were both just a touch dry. Our son really liked the tagliatelle bolognese and the caprese salad. We always enjoy Terroni and look forward to coming back again soon. More

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

My husband brought me here for my birthday. I ordered the love the ribeye steak while my husband ordered the NY steak. The best steak we've ever had. My 1st time have caviar in my menu. I asked my husband if its worth the prize........Overall, It's worth the prize. We love the ambiance. It's good place to celebrate anniversaries, date nights. Also a good place for business meetings and be able to "seal the deal/contract". I will not hesitate to go back and enjoy the place and food. More

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Morton's The Steakhouse - Los AngelesMorton's The Steakhouse - Los Angeles
1553 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Morton's DTLA is always a favorite with me and my crew. We've celebrated many birthdays and holidays lunches there and Morton's never disappoints. My ONLY recommendation would be to brin back my FAVORITE birthday lunch, Tenderloin Medallions Al Forno ... that is my all-time favorite meal. More

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Rappahannock Oyster Bar @ ROW DTLARappahannock Oyster Bar @ ROW DTLA
43 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Brunch on Sundays! Very good! Great drink menu as well as overall menu for brunch. We tried the burger which was great as well as the fabulous breakfast burrito. Next time, we will come back with a group to share the seafood appetizers before the main courses. Location is great as well. Good people watching, fun location, things to do after brunch! More

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

Good service w/ great food. Everything was good, hummus, manti, and chicken shawarma. More

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Preux & ProperPreux & Proper
491 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

I enjoyed our Sunday brunch with my girlfriends here. Not all the food we ordered are on point but we did enjoy the Mac & Cheese and the popsicle mimosa. The collard greens could use a little bit more of the roasted pork. The corn bread is good but nothing compared of what a true corn bread should be, to flat and thin for my taste. We were rooting for the bottomless mimosa but it was never offerred to us when we dined in upstairs. Service was great and they are attentive. The place and ambiance is good. More

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

The food is great, but in the end we ordered some sushi and it was not so great. I would stick with the selection of yakitori and the rolls. The seabass yakitori is to die for!!! More

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

Nice cocktail menu...especially for mezcal fans. Food was creative and delicious. Very attentive service. Only complaint was that it was noisy and hard to hear but fun vibe. More

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71Above71Above
1496 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Good business lunch spot. More

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

The atmosphere, service and food was amazing. Can’t wait to go back! More

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INKO NITO Arts DistrictINKO NITO Arts District
107 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Wonderful staff- from the maître d, to our server, to the chefs.... everyone was so kind. The food was (and ALWAYS is) incredible. Great ambiance and music. We love love LOVE INKO NITO! xo More

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Water Grill - DowntownWater Grill - Downtown
3491 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Awesome food as usual. Been here many times never disappointed! More

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Bar AmáBar Amá
40 reviews
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Tex-Mex | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We went for our anniversary and let me say that we were immpressed. From the friendliness of the hostess when you walk in to our server. They graciously came out with glasses of champagne to start the evening. The food was amazing. The cheese enchilladas with green salsa were some of the tastiest. The pork belly with tortillas were perfectly made. The great ending was that they brought out their bread pudding dessert with Happy Anniversary on the plate. The food and service here is top notch. This is truly how eating a meal should be experienced. More

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

Great atmosphere and spacious indoor seating! Outdoor patio is for smaller groups and pets (on-leash) are welcome! Brunch Menu offers variety of appetizers, entrees, cocktails and drinks. Food pricing ranges from $16-$24. Bloody Mary's could be bigger and pancakes are average at best. Braised short ribs were delicious but increased portions would be worth the price. Service can be slow if busy but very attentive if you know your servers name to call out to him/her! If splitting check - 4 cards max accepted. Our party was of 9 and gratuity was added to the bill. Parking is next door or short walk directly across the street. We prefer to park across the street, more spacious, organized and only $10 on weekends with no time limit. More

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The NoMad Restaurant - LAThe NoMad Restaurant - LA
111 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Wonderful, beautiful space with a vibrant crowd and amazing food! The crispy duck is phenomenal, as is the burrata salad and craft cocktails. More

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fundamental DTLAfundamental DTLA
51 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Modern and comfortable. Great service with yummy food. We will definitely be back. More

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Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse - Los AngelesNick & Stef’s Steakhouse - Los Angeles
2233 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Back to Nick and Stephs a second time. Excellent as always. Worth every dime in my opinion. My service is always excellent. I love the ambience, the contemporary atmosphere of the restaurant just feels relaxing and luxurious. More

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

We went there for a quick bite before a concert, it was a nice place and the service was awesome. We enjoyed the ambiance. More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - LAFleming's Steakhouse - LA
1489 reviews
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Steak | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

I don't recommend the tomahawk or chopped salad. The tomahawk looked delicious on the outside but it wasn't medium rare as I ordered, edges were over cooked. More

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Alta AdamsAlta Adams
49 reviews
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Soul food | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

The ambiance was everything! Great music and lighting. Food came out fast as well! Will definitely be back! More

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

I enjoyed the SC Club sandwich and kennebec fries. More

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Le Petit ParisLe Petit Paris
1004 reviews
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French | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great date night spot filled with upscaled decor and services. Food was a ok that night - a bit too salty. Dessert selection was blend, nothing special to stand out from other upscaled restaurant. Went to different place for desserts and drinks after. More

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

Great food but loud ambience More

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INKO NITO Beverly GroveINKO NITO Beverly Grove
14 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Everything was delicious! Great for meat eaters and vegetarians as well. Our group was both. Staff was so friendly. More

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Border Grill - Downtown LABorder Grill - Downtown LA
1750 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We stopped for an early dinner on our way to a performance of the Eli chamber Orchestra at super auditorium. We have been fans of this restaurant for many many years, including when it was see you died. We love the freshly sourced ingredients and the flavors and the variety on the menu. We ordered one item from the regular menu their Peruvian Cervice. and in order to have a variety of things we ordered several items from the bar menu. The cervice was good, very fresh, and extremely tasty. We ordered a few of their small taco plates, and sadly the quality of those was not as good as in times past. The items were tasty but not warm. We attributed this to the fact that there was a large private party being held in the bar. Our desserts were outstanding, flanand they are small Churros with dipping sauce and whipped cream on the side. Server was outstanding, he knew we had a deadline to catch the lift over to the performance and got us out in plenty of time. Servers came by frequently to refill water and ask if we wanted additional wine or cocktails. More

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Noe at the Omni Los AngelesNoe at the Omni Los Angeles
1096 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

I love being able to dine at Noe's before attending the amazing concerts offered at Walt Disney Concert Hall! The food is exceptional, the service wonderful, the ambience delightful and the walk is short to Disney Concert Hall. More

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

We went during the holiday rush. There were many company holiday parties going on, but the staff were able to accommodate our small group. We still managed to get around and go to the buffet. The food was great! Very filling! More

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

Those jumbo crab cakes are reliably good, especially with a glass of Sauvignon blanc. More

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

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Blue Cow kitchen & barBlue Cow kitchen & bar
238 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We went here before the Theater, very accommodating as to our timeframe, Big Menu, something for Everyone ......... and it all came out Hot, and cooked as per our requests- For casual dining, what could be better than to be treated with Very Good customer Service and Good, Fresh Hot Food- More

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EveEve
31 reviews
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Bistro | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

I think it is wonderful place. Our waitress was exceptional, fantastic. I highly recommend this place. It is a must see masterpiece hotel, all upgrade, incredibly beautiful. You must see their second floor garden, the art gallery, and their beautiful decor. I will definitely be coming back to have a drink or two. The oysters and the duck/pasta amazing. I had lunch, so their menu was limited, but I am hoping to go back for Dinner or brunch. Be ready to be transported to an upscale historic place! More

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

My first time to Sora was awesome! Service quality is excellent, foods are worth what I paid for. I will refer Sora to my friends who are looking for a Sushi Conveyor Restaurant in the sky of Los Angeles. More

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Smeraldi's RestaurantSmeraldi's Restaurant
180 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Even though I made a reservation, I didn’t need it. Everyone was very attentive. More

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

Love Miro every time!! Wonderful food , ambience and service! More

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

Great food in DTLA! More

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

I ended up here with 5 other family members after a Saturday Ahmanson matinee. Great find with availability to sit our group AND it was Happy Hour! The cocktails were perfect. All the food was really superb! We were all very impressed with the staff too - very friendly, attentive yet relaxed and very sweet! We will definitely be back again. Loved it! More

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

First time to try this vegan place close to the Music Center. Loved it! The fish with nori wrap was amazing, very flavorful, and ingenious. Loved the lemongrass soup too. Will come back to try the other dishes. Waitress very friendly and accommodating! More

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

My friends and I came here to celebrate a bachelorette and we all loved it! The food was amazing. Everything we tried was so tasty. The chicken was juicy, not dry, and very flavorful. The lighting at night time made everything very exquisite looking. The service was also great. It wasn’t crowded either. It was the perfect way to start our night and we couldn’t have been more happy with this place! More

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Public School - Downtown Los AngelesPublic School - Downtown Los Angeles
49 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Great place for dinner with friends! Food was great and so was the service! More

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CicadaCicada
799 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Best vintage romance restaurant in Los Angeles. Love how we were suddenly transported to 1930s Bela Lugosi Los Angeles. Beautiful design. More

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

Had a great birthday dinner here, fast service, delicious sushi. Not much else I can say other than it's a great spot for a modern sushi restaurant. More

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

The kitchen was closing and they still served six of us and keep it open. Great service :) More

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ROCK'N FISH L.A. LIVEROCK'N FISH L.A. LIVE
1526 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Noise level is loud. Fish and chips - excellent! Service was great. Clam chowder consistency is too thick and very expensive - $15 a bowl! Enjoyed the bread pudding as well but make sure and split it bc it's too much for 1 person. Overall the meal was very good. The prices are sky-high for appetizers and desserts. As restaurants continue to increase prices to support rising labor costs thanks to CA liberals --- tipping should be reduced. More

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Grand Cafe @ Omni Los AngelesGrand Cafe @ Omni Los Angeles
466 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Our group have been to this venue on several occasions, whether its our annual New Years Day Event or a Farewell Luncheon and it is an absolute fantastic place to go and eat!. The serving staff was so nice and accommodating and we thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience as we always do! The food spread is just fantastic and met everyones dietary needs. Keep up the good work! More

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Katsuya - L.A. LiveKatsuya - L.A. Live
2146 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Would definitely go back. Wonderful food & ambience before an event at the Center. More

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

the server was terrific... and I will most def be writing about it. I publish LAArtsOnline. very very delicious food. I would go back for sure. order the dumplings! and orange chicken!!! were to die for. and the 888 cocktail was magnificent. ha ha okay so we had a good time. go! More

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

Our Server was outstanding. First time at this restaurant and we would return. More

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HATCH Yakitori + BarHATCH Yakitori + Bar
39 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

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great service, reasonable prices for food and drinks . everything was super tasty More

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BrevaBreva
80 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Located in the Hotel Figueroa, Breva is a delight for the eyes and the palate. The high ceilinged beautiful room still manages to feel cozy and intimate. Cocktails were delicious, service was attentive and the food was delicious; the chicken was a standout. We enjoyed it so much we went back 5 days later and it was every bit as good as our first time. More

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Cafe PinotCafe Pinot
2013 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Wonderful experience. Everyone was wonderful and very accommodating. The food was marvelous as the ambience. More

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Hock + HoofHock + Hoof
6 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

What an incredible surprise, the beef tongue is otherworldly. The service made the evening. The staff genuinely care and it shows. More

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The Backhouse - Koreatown - Permanently ClosedThe Backhouse - Koreatown - Permanently Closed
52 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Came here for date night. Oysters were delicious, sushi nigiri, cut rolls, and skewers were from the happy hour menu, but were high quality. I would recommend this restaurant More

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

Third visit this week. Cocktail was terrible. Replacement was better but strong. Got the most expensive steak on the menu. It was half fat and gristle. Server was excellent! More

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The Stocking FrameThe Stocking Frame
92 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Made a reservation on a Tuesday because I'm a weirdo. Place was super easy to find for our Lyft driver, but they did have valet available right in front. Host guy was super cool, chatted us up and gave us our choice of seating. He even was a super good sport with my wife's "can you recommend a drink to me even though you don't know me or my tastes" routine. Craft drink menu is legit, wife had the Nacional and the Tiger Print and liked both. I went basic Jack and coke but they had an awesome pour so no complaints. Also, drinks were reasonably priced for being craft coctails in DTLA so kudos. Food-wise, we started out with the brussel sprouts & broccoli which were amazing. Wife had the burger which she loved. I had the house fennel sausage pizza rosso in the cast iron and it was awesome, perfect amount of cheese and sauce with the crispy bits on the edges and fresh sausage and onions. Maria took great care of us all night, and even chatted with us for awhile about random things our parents use to make us eat when we were younger. Overall, easy 5 stars. Great food, great service and the location was easy. We'll be back. More

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The NoMad Rooftop LAThe NoMad Rooftop LA
19 reviews
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Californian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

This is the perfect venue for a friend’s get-together, birthday lunch, or date. We enjoyed the garden-like atmosphere, rooftop views of downtown LA, and delicious eats and drinks. We wished there were more option on the Menu; however, everything we tried tasted great! Ideal spot to meet for drinks and shareable plates. Great service too! More

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Kendall’s BrasserieKendall’s Brasserie
4457 reviews
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French | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

We had a wonderful Anniversary dining experience with excellent menu options and perfect service. More

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

Excellent choice for pre-theater dinner. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was quiet, intimate and conducive to conversation. Not quite walking distance to the Music Center (unless you're young and energetic), but just a short drive up Grand Avenue. Easy in and out with free valet parking for patrons. The service was very attentive but unobtrusive. All in all a very enjoyable experience. This might become our "go to" place for a pre-theater meal. More

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GLANCE RESTAURANTGLANCE RESTAURANT
20 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Service was remarkably quick and attentive. More

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

Loved the vegan options More

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Engine Co. No. 28Engine Co. No. 28
1589 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

This is my "go to"place for business meetings. Unfortunately, my ahi tuna salad was not up to par this time. Perhaps it was simply a bad day for them. More

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

Love almost everything about this location. Today the sweet potato fries were not as good as usual and they were only luke warm. More

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Best Girl - Ace Hotel Downtown Los AngelesBest Girl - Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles
70 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

I had an awesome time.....the ambiance and service is excellent!!! More

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Rosa Mexicano - Los AngelesRosa Mexicano - Los Angeles
1346 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

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

The Romano Pizza was very good and all the people helping the customers were excellent and responsive to all our requests. We really appreciate the excellent service and the great food. More

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VerandaVeranda
20 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Perfect place for a birthday lunch! More

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Downtown Los Angeles Diners' Choice Winners

Downtown Los Angeles's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Le ComptoirLe Comptoir
37 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

It’s a fantastic meal and experience. Go and you won’t be sorry. :) More

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Orsa & WinstonOrsa & Winston
415 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

My husband the food was spectacular, innovative, plentiful & flavorful ! We will definitely be back !!! More

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BavelBavel
519 reviews
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Middle Eastern | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

A terrific evening and dining experience with superior service. The Sommolier gave a perfect recommendation More

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

service was great. food was delicious and the place is very nice. More

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BestiaBestia
2971 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Outstanding as usual... More

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

Always enjoy the food and it's fun. you loose your self with friendly smiles. More

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

One of the best experiences in LA, amazing service and food quality A+ Can never go wrong with Chef Hiro / Q. Thank you chef! More

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LA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure HotelLA Prime at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
1759 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

All accommodations were met. Even had our own little private side with one other table. Great view. Amazing food. And even better service 👍🏽 More

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P.Y.TP.Y.T
40 reviews
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American | Downtown, Downtown / South and East LA

Very nicemeal, goodfoodandlovely service. Wine list is alsointeresting, good choices. More

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

We had a great time at the Exchange last night. We tried different appetizers such as the hummus, cauliflower, eggplant, tuna tartare , avocado salad and ended the meal with chocolate ganache and another great dessert. The service was impeccable. We will definitely go back! More

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Discover Los Angeles

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.