You can generally forgive beer gardens for having subpar food - you’re there to get drunk off an obscure German pilsner and soak up some of that alcohol with some carbs. But when a beer garden with solid food comes around, we realize what we were missing. Wirtshaus is one of those spots - it’s somewhat sleepy, but the modern German food is way better than you’d expect. Another nice surprise: they do a bottomless brunch.
More spots in FairfaxSee more
Shaky Alibi in Fairfax is serving excellent waffles, and is your best bet for those mornings when you need something sweet to get you through the day.
The Hart and The Hunter
The Hart and the Hunter, the all-day restaurant at the PaliHotel on Melrose, serves some very good Southern food. Go for a hangover-curing brunch.
The popular neighborhood spot might not have the best Mexican food in town, but it doesn’t have to.
More German spotsSee more
Wurstküche in Venice serves excellent (and interesting) sausages and beers in a modern, casual setting.
Old German Deli
Old German Deli in Big Bear is a grocery and deli with a great selection of sandwiches and brats.
Suggested by our writers
Biergarten might look like just another Koreatown sports bar, but this German-Korean bar has a menu different from everything else in the city.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more