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The best latkes in Los Angeles

Craving latkes? Dine at the these restaurants in Los Angeles for the best potato pancakes any time of the year
Kimchi Latkes at Leona
Photograph: Ryan Tanaka

It doesn't have to be Hannukah for you to enjoy the best latkes in Los Angeles. You can find these potato pancakes at some of the expected Jewish spots plus a few surprising restaurants, from Fairfax Village to Downtown and everywhere in between. The crispy latkes come in a variety of flavors (sweet potato, zucchini and more) and many are available to go.

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The best latkes in Los Angeles

Restaurants, Delis

Nate 'n Al

icon-location-pin Beverly Hills/Bel-Air

Whether you're craving the crispy potato pancakes in the morning or evening, this Beverly Drive staple is latke-ready. Order a potato pancake from the breakfast menu or feast on four latkes on the lunch and dinner menu, served with sour cream and applesauce.

Latkes and Lox
Photograph: Courtesy Larchmont Bungalow
Restaurants, Sandwich shops

Larchmont Bungalow

icon-location-pin Hancock Park

Pairing two traditional Jewish foods, the Latkes & Lox dish takes two crispy potato pancakes and tops them with smoked salmon, two poached eggs and crème fraiche, served with seasonal fruit.

Photograph: Courtesy Canter's Deli
Restaurants, Delis

Canter's Deli

icon-location-pin Los Angeles

The biggest decision you have to make here is your choice between an order of three or six potato pancakes. Good thing they don't make you choose between sour cream or applesauce.

Kimchi Latkes at Leona
Photograph: Ryan Tanaka
Restaurants, American creative


icon-location-pin Venice

Leona's spicy twist on this classic dish is their Korean latke, made with kimchi and served on a wooden board with crème fraiche and scallions.

Photograph: Courtesy Got Kosher?
Restaurants, Mediterranean

Got Kosher?

icon-location-pin West L.A.

Got Kosher? has got you covered with more than 10 kinds of latkes, including sweet potato and zucchini, all of which can be made gluten free. When it's not Hannukah, a minimum of two dozen latkes can be ordered through catering.

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