American Restaurants

109Pescadou Bistro

Address: 3325 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA  92663   Make a Reservation
Pescadou Bistro
Originally owned by Daniel Sidhoum (Olga’s brother), the “new-and-improved” Pescadou Bistro remained in the family after Chef Jacques de Quillien and his wife Olga took over in 2002. Olga, raised in Southern France and Paris, and Jacques raised in France’s Loire Valley and Brittany, bring a eclectic French Cuisine perspective to Pescadou Bistro. Chef Jacques de Quillien was previously the owner of Le Mistral, in Corona del Mar. Prior to Newport Beach he worked as a Chef in Montreal, Coral Gables, Houston, and San Diego. Learn More »

109Cafe D' Etoile

Address: 8941 1/2 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
Cafe D' Etoile
RecommendedEditor's Pick
Serving West Hollywood for over 33 years, Cafe D'Etoile is located on the famous Santa Monica Blvd strip in West Hollywood. From almost anywhere in the restaurant you can enjoy plenty of eye-candy and entertainment on the boulevard. There is never a dull moment. Enjoy year round dining indoor and out 7 days a week. Enjoy a drink at our full bar with a large selection of beer, wine and specialty cocktails. Don't forget to try our very popular homemade Sangria and Bloody Marys. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday with Brunch being served Saturday and Sunday. Learn More »

108Cafe La Boheme

Address: 8400 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
Cafe La Boheme
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La Bohème rhapsodizes with a quintuplet of dazzling crystal chandeliers looming majestically overhead in a large, yet intimate two-tiered dining space. The semi-private booths downstairs and the rock star booths upstairs, along with the opulent ruby-red décor glimmering softly under the glow of two huge open fireplaces make this seductive bistro one of the a romantic destinations in L.A. Guests are also welcome to dine on the Garden Patio, Café La Boheme’s own al fresco paradise, where they can bask in the warmth of a beautiful fireplace framed by roses and greenery. For more casual diners, the bar lounge offers ... Learn More »

109The Belmont

Address: 747 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
The Belmont
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Our Smoked Salmon Benedict — the only reason to get up before noon. Belmont Brunch feat 2 for 1 Mimosas and an EPIC build your own Bloody bar… Learn More »

109Pacific by NoRu

Address: 394 East Main St, Suite B, Ventura, CA  93001   Make a Reservation
Pacific by NoRu
Top 10RecommendedNewEditor's PickPrivate Room
WE ARE NOW OPEN, please come dine with us!!! Pacific by NoRu offers a fresh, balanced, coastal-inspired culinary experience that explores what local flavor truly is. Founded by residents who have lived and understand that what this area represents is an opportunity to share good nature, great people, and amazing food with its patrons. Please visit, dine, and enjoy Pacific’s balance of excellent food, a love for nature and great people. See you soon at Pacific by NoRu. Learn More »

109Shoals Restaurant at the Cliff House Inn

Address: 6602 Old Pacific Coast Hwy, Ventura, CA  93001   Make a Reservation
Shoals Restaurant at the Cliff House Inn
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While culinary temptations beckon from Santa Barbara to Ventura, some of the area's finest dining takes place right at The Shoals Restaurant. The innovative cuisine features the freshest of seasonal American ingredients, its flavors, and textures matched only by the beauty of its presentation. The Shoals presents an ever-changing menu specializing in fresh local seafood and produce and offers both indoor or alfresco seating beside the blue Pacific. And for those special business meetings and banquets, the Shoals provides an unforgettable venue. The Shoals is open every night for dinner and almost every day for lunch, with brunch available on ... Learn More »

109Claud & Co. - tap & kitchen

Address: 488 N Allen Avenue, Pasadena, CA  91104   Make a Reservation
Claud & Co. - tap & kitchen
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tap & kitchen, inspired by the taverns, gastropubs, brasseries, and bistros from around the world. Claud and Co.welcomes you to the newest Pasadena destination to gather and enjoy "pints & bites". Learn More »

109The Grand Oak Farm to Table

Address: 10600 Highland Springs Ave, Cherry Valley, CA  92223   Make a Reservation
The Grand Oak Farm to Table
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Located in Cherry Valley, Highland Springs Ranch & Inn has been a Southern California destination for over one hundred years. The Grand Oak sits on 2400 scenic acres at Highland Springs Ranch & Inn, Riverside County’s first historical landmark. Surrounded by 20 acres of organic lavender, evenings in the summertime offer magnificent sunsets over fields of purple lavender. The property was originally established in 1884 and had served for a time as a stagecoach stop along the Bradshaw Trail. Through the 1930s and 1940s, it was a popular vacation spot, particularly for Hollywood actors and actresses. Learn More »

109Melisse

Address: 1104 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA  90401   Make a Reservation
Melisse
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Located in Santa Monica, Melisse combines the sophistication of traditional French cuisine with contemporary American sensibilities, resulting in a truly elegant experience. The two-star Michelin rated restaurant features a menu reflecting seasonal and specialty items carefully selected and intricately prepared by Chef Josiah Citrin and his skilled kitchen staff. The Truffle Risotto carnaroli rice, mascarpone and shaved black truffles and the Broccoli & Quail Egg Agnolotti, young broccoli, brown butter and shaved black truffles are popular with guests. Dessert selections include Sticky Toffee Pudding and a classic Apple Tart. For an experience in refined French American cuisine, Melisse in Santa ... Learn More »

106Moonshadows

Address: 20356 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA  90265   Make a Reservation
Moonshadows
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Moonshadows has been a Malibu institution since the 1960s, primarily due to the sweeping views of the Pacific. On weekdays, the restaurant is popular with locals and beachgoers. On weekends, the lounge and patio fill with a glitzier crowd that’s craving nightlife. The menu found new life in 2003 with the addition of Chef Joachim Weritz. The native German infuses Asian and Mediterranean influences in contemporary California dishes like sake braised short ribs and crispy panko fried oysters with mirin-passion fruit mignonette. Managing Partner Andrea Bullo fine-tuned a 130-bottle wine list and garnered a 2007 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence." Learn More »

107Cafe Pinot

Address: 700 West Fifth Street, Los Angeles, CA  90071   Make a Reservation
Cafe Pinot
Dining on the patio of Café Pinot gives guests a grand view of the urban skyline and the lush romantic Central Library garden located in Downtown LA. Enjoy warm afternoons and summer nights out on the terrace, while eating Café Pinot’s French-California cuisine. This restaurant is perfect for dining before an event at the Staples Center or the Music Center because of its close location. A delicious Café Pinot dish to try is the Three Mustard- Crusted Farm-Raised Rotisserie Chicken with crispy Pinot fries. If guests decide to have lunch at Café Pinot, then get the Pan-Seared Prime Hanger Steak ... Learn More »

107Water Grill

Address: 544 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90071   Make a Reservation
Water Grill
Focusing on fresh, quality ingredients, Water Grill offers some of the most exquisite seafood in Southern California. The secret is in the quality, as well as in Executive Chef Davide LeFevre’s respectful preparations that allow natural flavors to shine. Warm décor, cozy booths, and colorful art ensure ultimate comfort, while temptations like Dungeness and Blue Crab Cake with lime-yogurt cucumber sauce and herbed cous cous and Butter Poached Maine Lobster with morel mushrooms, haricot verts and crispy shallots offer decadent indulgence. Learn More »

106Akasha

Address: 9543 Culver Boulevard, Culver City, CA  90232   Make a Reservation
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Executive Chef and Owner Akasha Richmond maintains the highest standards for both her culinary skills and the quality of ingredients she uses. Her distinctive New American cuisine menu highlights bold flavored comfort food that prizes sustainable and organic produce and meats. Many local purveyors throughout the region source the kitchen, and help to fuel visitors’ passions for thoughtful food. Small plates like the Niman Ranch Lamb Sliders invite guests to mingle around savory delights, while entrée selections like the Star Anise Braised Short Ribs and the Meatloaf may insist on not being shared. The unique specialty drink menu and fresh ... Learn More »

106Beso

Address: 6350 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA  90028   Make a Reservation
Beso
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Famed Chef Todd English pairs up with Hollywood darling Eva Longoria Parker to introduce us to Beso, a glamorous and refined restaurant serving up fine fusion cuisine with a side of glitz nightly. Step into Beso and be seduced by the lush and invocative palette of deep crimsons, rich wood tones, and alluring leather upholstery. The menu infuses Latin-inspired flavors with Middle-Eastern flare for a tantalizing array of meat and seafood selections. Eva’s Tortilla Soup is a comforting bowl of spice and the Beso Paella is an invigorating melding of surf and turf. Every bite glistens like the crystal chandelier ... Learn More »

106Shanghai Red's

Address: 13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA  90292   Make a Reservation
Shanghai Red's
Gaze out over the waters of Marina Del Rey, and nestle in for a rousing seafood-inspired dining experience at Shanghai Red’s. The restaurant’s Polynesian, Victorian, and contemporary architectural elements complement the similarly diverse and refined menu, and the welcoming lounge and cocktail patios invite guests to linger a while and truly savor the reprieve. Weekends are reserved for an award-winning champagne brunch that boasts both traditional brunch items and a selection of ethnic specialties; nightly delights include dishes like the Spicy Ratatouille Pasta, the Blackened Swordfish Steak, and the Sizzling Top Sirloin. Learn More »

108Alcove Cafe & Bakery

Address: 1929 Hillhurst Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90027   Make a Reservation
Alcove Cafe & Bakery
Inspired by their Studio City strategic partners, Alcove Café & Bakery is located in Silver Lake on Hillhurst Avenue over by Griffith Park. This café and bakery offers scrumptious meals and their menu boasts a huge variety of options. The Alcove constantly uses the freshest ingredients, opens early, and closes late. They serve everything from breakfast and brunch to lunch, dinner, mimosas, and pastries and coffee. Enjoy a chill afternoon, a late night bite or just a cup of tea and a scone at this hidden Los Angeles gem. Learn More »

106Tender Greens

Address: 9523 Culver Boulevard, Culver City, CA  90232   Make a Reservation
Tender Greens
A local favorite known for its relaxed urban style, Tender Greens, remains committed to locally grown organic ingredients of the finest caliber. The restaurant’s menu features a variety of salads, soups, sandwiches, and pastries that bring a little taste of home to their guests. Food is prepared fresh daily in house and is always refreshingly satisfying and delicious. Tender Greens has multiple locations throughout California and provides patrons with a casual, comfortable, and cozy eatery in which they can grab a bite before a movie or after a show or simply go out on a nice date. The ambiance is ... Learn More »

100City Club on Bunker Hill

Address: 333 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90071   Make a Reservation
City Club on Bunker Hill
Located on the 54th floor of the Wells Fargo Center in Downtown Los Angeles, Club City on Bunker Hill offers exquisite, contemporary themed private venues for events such as Weddings, Anniversary Parties and Business Meetings. Overlooking the ever-buzzing Los Angeles, this high-rise space can transform to match the theme of your event. The staff is complete with wedding professionals, serving to help you plan your event—they can even customize your catering menu, which can be acquired through City Club. With a stress on exceptional service, attention to detail, and upscale food and wine selections, City Club on Bunker Hill is ... Learn More »

107Marmalade Cafe

Address: 14910 Ventura Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  91403   Make a Reservation
Marmalade Cafe
Situated on Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks, is Marmalade Café, a quaint European bistro. Marmalade’s ambiance is homey and relaxed and the restaurant prides itself on delicious food, spectacular service, and being an escape from the busy LA city life. Whether you’re looking to have a business lunch or just brunch with friends, Marmalade Café is the place to choose. Their extensive menu includes everything from frittatas, omelets, and benedicts to pancakes, salads, waffles, and soups. They even have a full espresso bar, take out, and are available to rent out for banquets and events. For a delightful meal stop ... Learn More »

107More Than Waffles

Address: 17200 Ventura Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  91316   Make a Reservation
More Than Waffles
Since its opening in 1975, More Than Waffles has been serving some of Los Angeles’ most delicious breakfast items. This family owned and operated restaurant continues to carry on the tradition of high quality home-style cooking that is a main source of the restaurant’s popularity. It’s décor is that of a personal dining room or kitchen with wooden tables and chairs inside and umbrella covered tables and patio furniture outside on the restaurant’s front deck. Located inside the Encino Town center, at the corner of Ventura Blvd. and Louise Avenue, More Than Waffles has expanded their original menu which consisted ... Learn More »