Completely unmarked without any signage, you could drive past this Silver Lake stripmall spot 10 times and never realize it’s a restaurant. But it is, and it’s home to very good pho. We always get the pho tai bo vien (filet mignon and beef balls) and the banh xeo (a Vietnamese crepe) as an appetizer. The narrow space is bright and modern, and usually packed with people having a good time, which makes it a solid choice for a low-key midweek date night. Cash only.
More spots in Silver LakeSee more
This once French-Mexican brunch spot has morphed into the most reliable French restaurant on the Eastside.
Between the atmosphere, plating, and oh God, that cocktail menu, Cliff’s Edge hits on all cylinders when it comes to making your night feel like a NIGHT. Take note, Silver Lake: the finer things in life aren’t always boring.
More Vietnamese spotsSee more
This modern, welcoming Vietnamese cafe fills a long-vacant void along La Brea’s revitalized main corridor.
Suggested by our writers
ASAP Phorage might be hidden in a convenience store, but it deserves to be front and center.
Silverlake serves some of the best ramen in town, but thanks to perpetual lines, we endorse getting it for takeout.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more