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8.5
Brant Cox
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8.3

Din Tai Fung

Kat Hong
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8.3

Mother Wolf

Brant Cox
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8.1
Brant Cox
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8.0

Carlitos Gardel Restaurant

Brant Cox
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7.7

LA Review

Mes Amis

Mes Amis is an upscale French brasserie attached to the Thompson Hollywood and a great place to start a night out.

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LA Review

San Laurel

San Laurel is a splashy José Andrés restaurant with great views inside the Conrad Los Angeles hotel.

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7.6

LA Review

Asterid

Asterid in Downtown LA is your best bet for a pre- or post-show dinner at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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LA Review

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke is a Japanese-American spot in Hollywood perfect for industry dinners.

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8.3

LA Review

Mother Wolf

Mother Wolf is a Roman-style Italian place in Hollywood that makes eating at other restaurants feel like waiting in line at the post office. It's a party, but the pasta will keep us coming back for more.

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LA Review

Cara Cara

Cara Cara is the rooftop restaurant at The Proper Downtown with decent food, but excellent views.

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LA Review

Honeybee Burger

Honeybee is an all-vegan spot in the Fairfax Districtserving excellent fast food that actually tastes the way you want fast food to taste.

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LA Review

Bar Amá

A casual, neighborhood-y Tex-Mex restaurant from DTLA’s best chef. This is a spot Downtown needs.

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LA Review

Salt's Cure

Salt's Cure recently made the bold move to Hollywood, and it's clear that they made the right choice.

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LA Review

Kali Restaurant

Plenty of new restaurants are good, but few are actually memorable. Kali leave its mark.

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LA Review

La Carmencita

La Carmencita is a much-needed neighborhood Mexican spot in the heart of Hollywood.

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8.1

LA Review

The Barish

The Barish is an Italian steakhouse inside The Hollywood Roosevelt where Old Hollywood clichés feel brand new.

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8.5

LA Review

Agnes

Agnes is a restaurant with an open hearth and cheesery in Pasadena where Midwestern childhood nostalgia meets incredible food.

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LA Review

SASO

Saso is a Spanish restaurant in Pasadena with a beautiful courtyard and decent food.

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LA Review

Soprano

Soprano is an Italian restaurant in Hollywood that’s great if you’re on the Walk of Fame... and not much else.

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LA Review

Drago Centro

Drago Centro’s Italian food isn’t going to blow your mind, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a decent DTLA dinner choice.

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LA Guide

The Dinner And A Movie Guide: Where To Eat Near 12 Theaters

The dinner-and-a-movie date is older than the concept of dating itself - and these are the best spots to eat and drink near a dozen LA theaters.

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LA Guide

Where To Eat Before A Show In LA

The 18 best places to eat before a show in Los Angeles.

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LA Review

Terra Cotta

A new Korean-American fusion spot right next that brings a whole lot of fancy to the neighborhood.

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7.3

LA Review

Los Balcones del Peru

The authentic Peruvian spot Hollywood never knew it needed.