In a city where restaurants are as varied as its neighborhoods, there's never a shortage of places to dine in Los Angeles. From rustic, seasonal cooking on Abbot Kinney to special occasion dinners at luxe hotels, check out our L.A. restaurant reviews to discover the city's newest and best places to eat.
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The Old Hollywood haunt is back with dim sum and a gorgeous renovation.
The Dialogue chef's latest brings classic French technique—and antique cooking devices—back in a big way.
Jeremy Fox's latest is a fun—if sometimes inconsistent—romp through California, Jewish and Midwestern cuisines.
Italian technique, flavor and stellar service shine through in Chad Colby's first solo restaurant.
Joshua Skenes’s famed seafood restaurant lands in L.A., and it's worth a menu deep dive.
Even revamped with a new menu, this former Sinatra haunt is the steakhouse throwback L.A. needed.
Dull as ditch water, if competent, Brooklyn's Five Leaves lands in East Hollywood.
Welcome to your new favorite brunch spot.
Come for the Hammer's art collection and maybe just a drink at Audrey.
Eric Bost's unusual tasting menu is making a stand for fine dining.
The Manufactory's latest powerhouse restaurant is off to a good start, if a safe one.
Mei Lin's given the Arts District—and all of L.A.—a strong contender for the best new restaurant of 2019.
Ricardo Zarate's latest is an international jaunt, bringing the Westside his deft ability to blend culture and tradition.
Let Antonia Lofaso take you on a whirlwind tapas tour.
Sushi legend Mori Onodera is back and cooking one of the best Japanese tasting menus in L.A.
'Top Chef' alum Shirley Chung proves Instagram-bait like hedgehog bao and cheeseburger dumplings are more than eye candy.
Alta's soul food lights up West Adams—but could become a destination for people across the city.
Simone could be the thoughtful restaurant of L.A.'s future—if it can nail the basics.
Night + Market's Venice outpost is bold and a lot of fun—no matter how quickly you're in and out of the restaurant.
This Highland Park restaurant is a needed taste of Spain, albeit an inconsistent one.
Pine & Crane's sibling spot proves much more than an imitation of the original.
RiceBar's bold Filipino flavor—and culinary magic—continues in Charles Olalia's full-service take on the classics.
Ludo Lefebvre's acclaimed French bistro hits the Valley, but feels far from revolutionary.
Lean into the babel at Bavel, the Arts District's buzzing Middle Eastern gem.
Dave Beran's tasting menu is worth the price tag and the palava.
The shared plates are the showstoppers, but there's so much more to David Chang's first L.A. restaurant.
You pay by the ounce for this pizza, but you're going to want to consume pounds of it.
I, for one, welcome our new Aussie overlords.
Israeli cuisine is making waves, but Jaffa keeps its flavors at bay.
Last year, Evan Funke's temple to handmade pasta set the pace for L.A.'s new restaurants. This year, it's still in a league of its own.
Unsurprisingly, the baked goods at the Cronut creator's first full-service restaurant are what to order.
The mezzanine restaurant at the NoMad Hotel is a slight triumph of style over substance—but man alive, what style.
Nyesha Arrington’s hyper-seasonal shtick carves out a Santa Monica niche, and it’s worth the splurge.
The seafood's always aces at the Ace's new all-day bistro, but everything else could use some consistency.
Echo Park's charming izakaya keeps an eye on sake and authenticity, if not the fryer.
Find comfort and creativity in unique bowls of ramen and outstanding small plates.
La Boucherie on 71’s aspirations are as lofty as its stunning views of the city, but need more grounding.
Step into Downtown L.A.’s affordable, approachable, laid-back Thai restaurant for fun and games (and a gem of a back patio).
AR Cucina satisfies Culver City's love of Italian food with pasta and plenty of negronis.
The cocktails are great here, but the food is hit-or-miss.
For a good time (and great tacos), Salazar is your spot.
This dreamy Venice eatery is a haven for vegans.
Named after a Hollywood titan, Paley is a serious showstopper.
Head to Atwater Village for rich ramen and decadent fries.
Take a break from shopping on Melrose with some decadent Italian fare.
Filipino food comes to Chinatown.
A grandiose Italian restaurant lands in the Arts District.
This isn't your average museum restaurant.
Bust out your boat shoes.
Little Pine is free of animal products, but not free of problems.
Sausal is a looker, but the food has some catching up to do.
Is it time for brunch yet?
Creative cuisine and a standout brunch is putting Leona on the map.
Not your average train car food.
Cassia's beautiful mashup of French and Vietnamese cuisine is making waves in Santa Monica.
Hearty brisket and fall-off-the-bone ribs put Maple Block Meat Co. on LA's BBQ map.
Baroo embodies the best of strip mall dining in LA.
Where Mississippi meets India in the form of chicken wings.
Sausages reign supreme at this Austrian eatery Downtown.
The latest restaurant from Ray Garcia is heating up Downtown.
Do you like cheese? If so, you're going to love Forma.
The pork chop here? Game changer.
A taste of New England arrives in Marina del Rey.
The LA outpost just doesn't live up to the original Portland phenomenon.
You'll find shellfish bowls under twinkling lights at Maré—if you can even find the restaurant.
Hollywood's Cahuenga Corridor finally gets a great restaurant.
Pasta, pizza, meatballs—you'll find plenty of comfort food at this Fairfax eatery.
At Maude, one ingredient serves as the focus of a very, very good meal.
You'll be dropping some serious change here, but man is it worth it.
Redbird deserves every bit of oohing and ahhing.
Stick to the basics at The Independence.
Outstanding tapas, incredible wine—we're head over heels for Ración.