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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 »

109Pacific by NoRu

Address: 394 East Main St, Suite B, Ventura, CA  93001   Make a Reservation
Pacific by NoRu
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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 »

108Fish in a Bottle Sushi & Grill (Cypress)

Address: 10205 Valley View St, Cypress, CA  90630   Make a Reservation
Fish in a Bottle Sushi & Grill (Cypress)
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We offer modern and Classical Sushi along with Fusion dishes influenced by Japanese/Western cuisine in a vibrant and upscale yet casual environment. Learn More »

10918 Folds

Address: 430 S Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA  92805   Make a Reservation

109Dana Point Yacht Club

Address: 24399 Dana Dr, Dana Point, CA  92629   Make a Reservation

109The Attic

Address: 3441 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA  90803   Make a Reservation

109MidiCi - Marina del Rey

Address: 13488 Maxella Ave #100, Marina Del Rey, CA  90292   Make a Reservation

108The Palm - West Hollywood

Address: 9001 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
The Palm - West Hollywood
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In a city where restaurants vie for celebrity patronage and flashy presentations sometimes precede flavor, The Palm Steakhouse in West Hollywood remains the unpretentious favorite of locals and celebrities alike. Since its opening in 1975, The Palm has been garnering a crowd of devoted followers with its simple, stunning presentations of high quality meat, seafood, and favorite Italian classics, like Veal Scallopine and Linguini with Clam Sauce. Its lively atmosphere, generous portions, and highly attentive service make The Palm an ideal destination for a special occasion dinner, even as the relaxed bar scene invites old friends to re-connect over a ... Learn More »

108La Scala

Address: 434 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA  90210   Make a Reservation
La Scala
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 ... Learn More »

104Chakra

Address: 151 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills, CA  90211   Make a Reservation
Chakra
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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. Learn More »

109The Blvd.

Address: 9500 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90212   Make a Reservation
The Blvd.
The Blvd at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel is located at one of Beverly Hills’ most well-known intersections: Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive. This restaurant is the place to see and be seen as well as dine on some fabulous food created by Chef Brian Moyers. The dining room of The Blvd is sophisticated and stunning, featuring lofty ceilings and large windows that overlook the intersection. Producing American cuisine that incorporates fresh produce from local farmers’ markets, the lunch and dinner menu will include such tasty dishes as Line Caught John Dory and Natural Beef Filet Mignon. Don’t wait any longer; ... Learn More »

106Pita Kitchen

Address: 14500 Ventura Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  91403   Make a Reservation
Pita Kitchen
Located in the heart of Sherman Oaks, Pita Kitchen is the Middle Eastern restaurant that will appeal to both the healthy and the food connoisseur. All dishes are available in choices of lamb, beef/or chicken, and served with yogurt-based dressings such as tahini and tzatziki sauces. With hearty and hefty portions, diners looking for healthier changes in their diet will find the Pita Kitchen an apt choice. The restaurant can accommodate around 30-35 people including outdoor seating. But with the hustle and bustle of the popular eatery and the warm-friendly banter from the servers, makes this rather small setting all ... Learn More »

108Matsuhisa

Address: 129 North La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA  90211   Make a Reservation
Matsuhisa
Matsuhisa located in Beverly Hills is a popular sushi restaurant among locals and celebrities. This sushi restaurant is owned by Executive Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, who owns several other successful restaurants around the world. The menu offers more than 100 dishes, but most people order the omakase tasting menu, featuring the chef's choice of sushi. The chef creates unusual and interesting dishes by combining Japanese food with South American spices and salsas. Be sure to make a reservation a week in advance because Matsuhisa has a small dining room. Their signature dishes to try are the toro with caviar and the ... Learn More »

106Cafe Montana

Address: 1534 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA  90403   Make a Reservation
Cafe Montana
Whether you are out on the town for a lively night of entertainment or you’re settling in for a lazy Sunday with the morning paper, Café Montana is eager to suit the occasion with its subtle SoCal charm and distinguished California cuisine menu. Weekend visitors may savor the thoughtful brunch menu that caters to multiple palates and diets. Dishes like the Lox Benedict and the Montana Angus Beef Burger are worth getting out of bed for. The evening menu is equally eclectic and satisfying with highlights like the Seared Scallops, the Pumpkin Ravioli, and the Blackened Prime Rib. And did ... Learn More »

108Asanebo

Address: 11941 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA  91604   Make a Reservation
Asanebo
Asanebo dishes gourmet Japanese cuisine to the crowds of Studio City. Tucked into a strip mall, the exterior of Asanebo mirrors the surplus of similar restaurants around town, yet hidden behind the window blinds awaits a luscious Japanese sushi experience. This classy and engaging restaurant differs vastly from other places, from its simple but creative food presentation, to its sophisticated décor. While the menu features signature pieces such as Seared Toro with Fresh Seaweed Sauce, and a selection of cooked and raw dishes, it is the Omakase option that makes Asanebo a top rated spot. This Japanese version of a ... Learn More »

106McCormick & Schmick's

Address: 206 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA  90210   Make a Reservation
McCormick & Schmick's
Bill McCormick and Doug Schmick have spent over three decades building and creating a seafood-based restaurant. The Beverly Hills location of the popular franchise resides on the ritziest stretch of Rodeo Drive. Tourists and locals alike populate the plush patio to people-watch and enjoy impeccably-sourced fish, crustaceans, and bivalves; the restaurant offers a different selection of seafood every day, depending on what’s in season. Don’t leave without trying a dessert, such as their Upside Down Apple Pie with caramelized walnut crust and dulce de leche ice cream. When you’re hungry for seafood, stop by McCormick and Schmick and enjoy scrumptious ... Learn More »

107Ocean and Vine

Address: 1700 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA  90401   Make a Reservation
Ocean and Vine
Opened in March 2005, Ocean and Vine is located in the gorgeous Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, next to Santa Monica pier. The swanky lobby sets the scene for an upmarket experience. The split-level, low-ceilinged room is attractive; the top level is dominated by a steel chimneyed fire pit, with striking artworks adding to the ‘wow’ factor. The cuisine, from Head Chef Robert Trester under the watch of Executive Chef Gregg Wangard, is Californian; each dish a showcase of local, seasonal ingredients. Dishes are near-faultless, and although prices are high, it’s worth coming here for a splurge or special occasion. Learn More »

107Noé

Address: 251 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA  90012   Make a Reservation
Located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles’ Theatre District, Noe has established itself as an elegant oasis in the midst of the city’s hustle and bustle since opening in July 2003. Executive Chef Rebert Gadsby's acclaimed "Progressive American" cuisine marries a gentle Japanese aesthetic with French-inspired dramatic artistry. This new age bistro offers a fresh and frequently changing menu that has earned the restaurant many accolades. Impressing diners and critics alike, this gourmet eatery is intricate in the detail of its décor and food.They even have an extensive wine list and unique cocktails. Enjoy a sophisticated, satisfying, and beautifully ... Learn More »

107Traxx

Address: 800 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA  90012   Make a Reservation
Traxx
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The landmark Union Station, located on the eastern edge of downtown Los Angeles, is an impressive sight. The structure fuses the Spanish colonial, Art Deco and streamline Modern Architecture that represent California's heritage and future ambitions. Traxx is where the romance of the past and the spirit of the future seamlessly merge. Since 1997, Traxx has brought fine dining back to historic Union Station while acting as major player in Los Angeles' downtown renaissance. Its presence, along with the Staples center and the revitalized shopping and cultural venues, adds extra vitality to the cityscape. Even with modern Los Angeles blossoming ... Learn More »