Very few restaurants encapsulate a neighborhood quite like Carousel does with Glendale. This massive Middle Eastern/Armenian restaurant on Brand Ave. is the social center of the whole town. Is the food the best you can find in the area? No. But it doesn’t matter, because you’re sitting at the same table with everyone you love and there’s a hoard of belly dancers headed your way.
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Khinkali House in Glendale is home to Georgian soup dumplings and a quiet patio for a low-key date night.
Taqueria El Tapatio
Taqueria El Tapatio in Glendale wraps their tacos with American cheese, and yes, it tastes fantastic at 2am.
The San Fernando
San Fernando Bar, a modern space with friendly bartenders and nightly live music, is the weird bar Glendale didn’t know it needed.
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Furn Saj Bakery
Furn Saj Bakery is a Lebanese bakery in Granada Hills with some of the best shawarma you’ll find anywhere in Los Angeles.
Bavel is one of LA’s most exciting restaurants, and this Middle Eastern spot in the Arts District will have you planning a return visit immediately.
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Mh Zh is a Mediterranean spot in Sunset Junction and home to some of the prettiest (and most delicious) food you’ll find on the Eastside.
Kismet, the Mediterranean-Middle Eastern restaurant in Los Feliz, is the kind of restaurant all of LA wants to be hanging out in.
Silverlake serves some of the best ramen in town, but thanks to perpetual lines, we endorse getting it for takeout.
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