Food & Drink

Your guide to dining and drinking in Los Angeles, including restaurant and bar reviews, restaurant openings, and lists of LA's best restaurants & bars.



Recent restaurant and bar reviews

Brilliantshine

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Julian Cox's latest achievement, Brilliantshine, is a seaside saloon worth visiting.

  1. Santa Monica
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Petit Trois

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Chef Ludo Lefebvre has succeeded in bringing exceptionally good—and simple—French food to Hollywood.

  1. Hollywood
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Bar Mateo

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

On the edge of Downtown LA, this alfresco bar is a diamond in the rough.

  1. Downtown
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KazuNori

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Sugarfish's younger sibling has some growing up to do.

  1. Downtown
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Grandpa Johnson's

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

This Art Deco-inspired beauty is a vintage bar nerd’s dream come true.

  1. Hollywood
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Tipple & Brine

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Stick to the oysters and alcohol at this Sherman Oaks newcomer.

  1. Sherman Oaks
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POT

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Have you ever tried eating uni while listening to Next's "Too Close" with a straight face?

  1. Koreatown
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The Wellesbourne

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Cocktails at The Wellesbourne are tops. The vibe? Not so much.

  1. West LA
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Restaurants and bars on the Eastside

Petit Trois

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Chef Ludo Lefebvre has succeeded in bringing exceptionally good—and simple—French food to Hollywood.

  1. Hollywood
More info

KazuNori

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Sugarfish's younger sibling has some growing up to do.

  1. Downtown
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Tipple & Brine

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Stick to the oysters and alcohol at this Sherman Oaks newcomer.

  1. Sherman Oaks
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POT

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Have you ever tried eating uni while listening to Next's "Too Close" with a straight face?

  1. Koreatown
More info
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Bar Mateo

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

On the edge of Downtown LA, this alfresco bar is a diamond in the rough.

  1. Downtown
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Grandpa Johnson's

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

This Art Deco-inspired beauty is a vintage bar nerd’s dream come true.

  1. Hollywood
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The Offbeat

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 1/4

Goodbye, Dusty's; hello, The Offbeat. It's about time.

  1. Highland Park
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PUNCH

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Is there anything better than a bowl of booze?

  1. Pasadena
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Restaurants and bars on the Westside

Little Sister

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

At Little Sister, Chef Vuong is channeling the food of his youth into beautiful, creative dishes.

  1. Manhattan Beach
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Corazón y Miel

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Oh, you haven't been to Bell? Corazón y Miel gives you a great reason to visit.

  1. Bell
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Superba Food + Bread

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Superba Food + Bread, the new Venice eatery, is all about the dough.

  1. Venice
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The Hook & Plow

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4

The Hook & Plow is making waves in Hermosa with its farm- and sea-to-table fare.

  1. Hermosa Beach
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Brilliantshine

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Julian Cox's latest achievement, Brilliantshine, is a seaside saloon worth visiting.

  1. Santa Monica
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The Wellesbourne

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Cocktails at The Wellesbourne are tops. The vibe? Not so much.

  1. West LA
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The Chestnut Club

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Order out of your comfort zone at this new SM watering hole—a G&T with kumquat, perhaps?

  1. Santa Monica
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Harlowe

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Harlowe has mastered the art of pre-made classics.

  1. West Hollywood
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