Beverly Hills: 39 Restaurants Found
Hakkasan, the world renowned, international destination for fine Chinese cuisine has now established a location in the heart of Beverly Hills. Featuring 10,000 square feet of prime Los Angeles real estate, the newest addition to the Hakkasan brand of restaurants offers a vast main dining room with accommodations for up to 132 guests as well as The Lotus, an elegant private dining room with available seating for up to 18 guests. Latticed woodwork, known as the “Cage” generates a feeling of intimacy throughout the main dining room, and the full bar provides a secluded area for casual dining and sampling of creative libations on a first come first served basis. Michelin-starred Chef Ho Chee Boon leads the team in the kitchen, producing delicious dim sum and wok fired dishes that encompass the full spectrum of ingredients from vegetable and tofu creations to fresh fish, seafood, poultry, pork, beef, lamb and even venison. Plus, in consideration of Beverly Hills locals, the new location will feature many new signature items including several lighter fare selections. Diners will find a vast selection of hand-made cocktails and an impressive wine list showcasing a broad range of varietals from around the world to ensure that there will always be a drink to complement your meal. In addition, Hakkasan creates an elegant, relaxing ambiance, from the cool shades of blue, a trademark of the restaurant, to the ambient sounds, scents and lighting that transport diners to a distant place with no ties to the outside world. Ultimately, Hakkasan in Beverly Hills provides the perfect accommodations for any sort of gathering. Whether you are in search of a romantic experience for two, a casual encounter with friends, or a private event for business or celebration, the expert team of hospitality professionals and the unique, relaxing environment of Hakkasan will cater to the needs of all who step through the doors.
Ready for a bit of old world European charm? Look no further than Il Tramezzino. The quaint Italian café is a genuine place of culinary mastery and excellence. The restaurant distinguished itself amongst its Beverly Hills neighbors on “Restaurant Row” by preparing custom baked goods and traditional Italian cuisine. They have an extensive menu that is every bit as creative as it is delicious. Il Tramezzino invites guests to enjoy a temporary European vacation as they dine in a familial, laid back atmosphere with superb service. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, delivers and caters. Head out to one of Il Tram’s locations and fall in love with their succulent flavors, creative dishes, and welcoming atmosphere.
If your idea of a great meal is garlic, garlic, and more garlic, head to Restaurant Row on La Cienega and visit The Stinking Rose. Executive Chef and owner Andrea Froncillo has created a garlic lover’s paradise, featuring great food in a wildly fun, garlic-themed atmosphere. Fantastic for large parties, the restaurant boasts a varied menu with specialties including roasted crab, prime rib, pastas, and giant tureens of steamed clams, all bathed in garlic. Don’t forget to visit "Dracula’s Grotto," one of many ornately decorated rooms, and to try Gilroy’s Famous Garlic Ice Cream.
The Polo lounge, located in the Beverly Hills Hotel, has been a favorite for lunching socialites and Hollywood locals for generations. The lush dining room features massive booths surrounded by dark green and cream-striped walls, while the delightful patio is surrounded by flowering vines and pink archways. Serving a traditional yet elegant cuisine, the menu features favorites like honey-pepper cured smoked salmon and steak tartare.
Another great restaurant from the Amici folks that has the great authentic Italian ambience and cuisine we all expect. The menu is filled with classics such as thin crust pizzas, many pastas, artichoke and hearts of palm salad, and the traditional osso buco.
Since opening in 1956, La Scala has been popular with locals and entertainment industry types alike, with its comfortable red booths and drawings of Hollywood figures lining the walls. Traditional Italian fare is complimented by an exceptional wine list supplied by Owner Jean Leon’s personal vineyard, Chateau Leon, in Spain. The restaurant is revered for its Chopped Salad, but other menu highlights include the Steamed Mussles served in a broth of garlic, white wine, and tomato sauce, and the Tiramisu served with fresh whipped cream and berries. The quality of ingredients has never faltered in the restaurant’s long history, and it continues to set the bar for fine Italian fare in Beverly Hills.
Chakra Restaurant and Lounge is a premier destination for contemporary Indian cuisine in Los Angeles. The vibrant setting combines traditional Indian decor with sophisticated accents, with different rooms offering unique atmospheres to suit any mood or preference. A fashionable bar/ lounge offers internet access and flat screen TV’s, while the seductive dining room offers a sleek yet traditional setting, adopting hues of India’s signature dishes and celebratory colors. Patio dining offers a casual setting while the private VIP lounge promises an exotic and swank experience.
A very traditional Italian trattoria, Da Pasquale has been around since 1989. This comfortable restaurant features outdoor dining warmed by heat lamps and also indoor settings with the tastefulness of home. Italian dishes range from pastas to pizza and every serving made by the family-run business is full of dedication and flavor. Almost everything is handcrafted and made from scratch so one can feel that they have just stepped out from home to another ‘home dining’ setting. De Pasquale also offers an extensive list of Italian wines that can accommodate any taste.
Composing a colorful mosaic of Italian small plates, or enotecas, Master Chef Celestino Drago brings the heart of Italy to his aptly named Beverly Hills restaurant, Enoteca Drago. Rustic authenticity is the key to this regional Italian cuisine menu, and seasonal and artisanal ingredients bring the flavors to life. Before one takes a single bite, he or she may gain insight into Chef Drago’s vision by noticing the décor – the cherry wood communal dining table set center stage hopes to encourage a shared dining experience, while the use of weathered stone and touches of terra cotta transport us far from SoCal.
Tanzore fuses traditional Indian culture with artistic modernity, creating a bold, brilliant ambiance full of energy and zeal. The upscale setting offers guests the choice of indoor patio, sleek lounge, or the luxurious white-marble bar, as well as the main and private dining rooms. One can never go wrong by trying one of their Tiffin to-go lunch boxes or their unique desserts such as the cinnamon poached kashmir pear. Diners are surrounded by an assortment of Indian beats, big screen Bollywood cinema, and native dancing. Who knew eating could be so fun and exciting!