This rooftop bistro is one of the prettiest in town with patterned tile floors, potted trees full of twinkly lights and sweeping views of the Downtown skyline. Inside, the eclectic French décor displays a series of tasteful boudoir paintings over the bar and a scattering of plush sofas. Nearly seven days out of the week, a live band takes over the restaurant's open-air patio and seranades diners with jazz-inspired tunes, often followed by a DJ spinning beats into the night. Check out the online calendar to see who's taking the stage.
L.A.'s clubs and bars don't get to have all the fun. Every night of the week, you can find local bands and musicians providing the musical backdrop for top-notch restaurants around the city, from fine dining establishments to hole-in-the-wall pizza joints. It's just about knowing where to find them—that's where we come in. Whether you're looking for a fun date idea, a place to impress your out-of-town friends or a new weeknight hangout, these restaurants with live music are anything but drab. From flamenco guitarists and mariachi bands to jazz trios and singing waiters, there's plenty of restaurants in L.A. serving up great food with a heaping side of live entertainment. Here's your guide to the best restaurants in the city with live music.