Los Angeles Dining

With one of the world's most diverse populations, Los Angeles's dining choices are the same. Tourists can enjoy any type of food in its authentic form, from delicious Lebanese fare to delicious Thai cuisine. Restaurants throughout the region serve up some of the best food in US. For those looking to see and be seen, they can visit some of the celebrity-centric restaurants in Beverly Hills or Hollywood. Some of the best choices include the following:

A.O.C.
8022 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
323-653-6359
At A.O.C., from the gorgeously groomed women at the wine bar to the couple passing plates at a tiny table, almost everyone looks like or is a star. The restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine. An extensive wine list offers dynamic pairings for the Mediterranean-influenced mini-entrees. At A.O.C., besides the exceptional food and wine, you will also find a chic, yet understated atmosphere.

Water Grill
544 S Grand , Los Angeles, CA 90071
213-891-0900
Water Grill is the ultimate example of fine dining in Los Angeles. Considered to have "the best seafood in Southern California" by the internationally recognized Zagat Guide, Water Grill has consistently offered fish preparations of superior quality and freshness. The fine wood, the soft lighting and an intimate table arrangement create warm, inviting, and friendly spaces to have an unforgettable dinner.

Ca' Brea
346 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-938-2863
The name of the restaurant means "House on Brea" but this busy trattoria is more like a small village, with many rooms upstairs and downstairs, perfect for private parties, big groups or romantic duos hungry for "classic risotto", pastas and other "excellent" Italian food.

Philippe the Original
1001 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1803
213-628-3781
Philippe's claims to have invented the French-dipped sandwich at this location in 1908. Philippe the Original offers an authentic LA experience. Breakfast, served daily from 6 to 10:30 am, is worthwhile if only for Philippe's uncommonly good cinnamon-dipped French toast. Beer and wine are available. Other menu items include house-made beef stew, navy bean soup, chili, and pickled pigs' feet.

Yamashiro
1999 N Sycamore Ave, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90068
323-466-5125
Chef Jason Park infuses classic Asian dishes with New World flavors to create our unique "CalAsian" cuisine. Yamashiro means "Mountain Palace" in Japanese. For three decades, guests have enjoyed Yamashiro's gracious Japanese ambience, with its award-winning Japanese menu. Specialties include Pacific Oyster Shooter, Smoked Salmon Roll, Blue Crab & Maitake Stuffed Artichoke and much more.

Grace
7360 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-934-4400
The restaurant is dark, decorated in earth tones with magnificent modern chandeliers overhead. The service is prompt and attentive. The food is diverse and excellent, it is very hard to pick from the menu though. Specialties include Grilled Devil's Gulch Milk Fed Pork Chop stuffed with figs and pears.