The 15 best places to BYOB in Los Angeles.
Brant CoxJanuary 13, 2017
Want to BYOB but don’t want to BTB (break the bank)? Check out these 25 spots.
Kat HongAugust 9, 2019
Rahel is the only all-vegetarian restaurant in Little Ethiopia and also one of the best.
Brant CoxJanuary 30, 2023
Taix French Restaurant may look like a Danish motel from the outside, but it’s actually a huge dining room in Echo Park with a low corkage fee.
Brant CoxAugust 12, 2022
Cobras & Matadors is a BYOB Spanish tapas place in Beverly Grove with serious charm.
Brant CoxJuly 11, 2022
Ilé' is a Nigerian tasting menu experience in Hollywood that feels more like a swanky apartment hang.
Nikko DurenJune 28, 2022
The popular neighborhood spot might not have the best Mexican food in town, but it doesn’t have to.
Written byBrant Cox
Water Grill is a downtown seafood spot for people who work or like to talk about finance.
Mao’s is as close to a reliable, neighborhood Chinese spot as we have on the Westside.
Pinches is a reliable taco shop on the Sunset Strip and an ideal jumping-off point for a night out in Weho.
Village Pizzeria is one of the more reliable pizza-by-the-slice spots in town.
India’s Oven isn’t the best Indian food in LA, but if you’re in Brentwood, it’s an extremely serviceable option.
Written byAmanda Williamson
Liv’s is the most exciting oyster bar in Long Beach.
Nikko DurenDecember 16, 2021
Berbere is one of the best counter-service Ethiopian restaurants in the city.
Nikko DurenDecember 15, 2021
An outdoor, island-like Caribbean BYOB that’s a great time. In Santa Monica, no less.
Amanda WilliamsonAugust 2, 2021
Wolvesmouth is a prix fixe dinner party in the Los Feliz/East Hollywood that’s a truly unique LA experience.
Brett KeatingAugust 14, 2019
La Grande Orange Cafe is an American restaurant in Pasadena with a big citrus theme and low corkage fee.
Gus’s BBQ in Pasadena is a rare breed - it has both a solid plate of spare ribs and a low corkage fee.
Open Sesame is a restaurant in La Brea with traditional Lebanese food and a low corkage fee.
Fritto Misto is a casual Italian restaurant in Santa Monica with a low corkage fee.
Bossa Nova is a big, Brazilian spot with multiple locations across Los Angeles and a solid corkage deal.