3 1/2 Stars Restaurants

108Cézanne

Address: 1740 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA  90401   Make a Reservation
Cézanne
Whether you’re staying at the Le Merigot Hotel and Spa or are simply searching out a fabulous dining experience, Cezanne is the restaurant to visit. Parisian charm and elegance is served up in abundance here, along with a captivating menu of fine French fare. Massive glass-molded chandeliers, plush upholstered bench seats, and impressive architectural features all make for a subtly dramatic atmosphere complemented by similarly stunning cuisine. Come for breakfast, lunch, or dinner any day of the week and savor your very own bite of French goodness at Cezanne, in Santa Monica. Learn More »

108Inn of the Seventh Ray

Address: 128 Old Topanga Canyon Road, Topanga, CA  90290   Make a Reservation
Inn of the Seventh Ray
The Inn of the Seventh Ray is located in the resplendent hills of Topanga Canyon, where looming overhead candlelit tables are grand pines and sycamores providing an enchanting nook for intimate conversation, while the interior is made heavenly by the light sounds of meditative music played in the background. This delightful bistro offers a natural and healthy cuisine composed by a sundry of organic foodstuffs, allowing guests to choose from vegan, vegetarian, raw, or fresh takes on conventional dishes. Diners can choose from dishes such as the succulent Pink Grapefruit & Avocado Salad or the mouth watering Atlantic Halibut & … Learn More »

108Bistro 45

Address: 45 S. Mentor Avenue, Pasadena, CA  91101   Make a Reservation
Bistro 45
Don't be surprised if you see the ever-present owner Robert Simon welcoming you to his restaurant. The cozy atmosphere is paired wonderfully with the classic, luxurious appearance of the restaurant. Some tasty bistro classics like baked brie and apples and maple leaf farm duck two ways are great dishes to try. Don’t leave without trying their chocolate soup, a chocolate soufflé served with vanilla bean ice cream. While the restaurant does offer great bistro classics, a majority of the food is a fusion of French and California tastes and cooking styles. With creative and delicious dishes, you will want to … Learn More »

108Fogo De Chão

Address: 133 N. La Cienega Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA  90211   Make a Reservation
Fogo De Chão
The tradition of Fogo de Chão came from the countryside of Brazil, where the founding brothers perfected their native technique of roasting meat over open fire pits. This unique steakhouse provides an ambiance like no other with historical wall murals, enhanced by dark Brazilian tones, taking the guests into the heart of Gaucho culture. Patrons can choose from a medley of dishes or a prix-fixe sampling of the entire menu. The menu features unlimited servings of 15 different delectable cuts of meats, each with a multiplicity of complementing wines from all over the world, giving the guest the ideal balance … Learn More »

108Palsaik Samgyupsal Korean BBQ

Address: 863 S Western Ave Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles, CA  90005   Make a Reservation
Palsaik Samgyupsal Korean BBQ
Anyone who has dined at a Korean BBQ would agree that it is an eating marathon. Palsaik Samgyupsal Korean BBQ located in Koreatown on South Western avenue between West 8th and 9th street, is the perfect place for the full Korean BBQ experience. Its name roughly translates to “8 Colors of Pork”, which refers to the eight flavors of pork belly guests will eat at the communal table outfitted with a grill and stovetop range. The eight flavors cover the entire gamut of taste from sweet to salty, so diners are sure to find something that suits their taste. Guests … Learn More »

108Red Medicine

Address: 8400 Wilshire Blvd Beverly Hills, CA, Los Angeles, CA  90211   Make a Reservation
Red Medicine
To many people a chef and an artist are one in the same. This is absolutely true of Chef Jordan Kahn of Red Medicine located in Beverly Hills on Wilshire boulevard and South Gale drive. The concept of Red Medicine was cooked up during late nights in Chinatown dives after grueling 18-hour restaurant shifts. It is not classic Vietnamese food, nor is it trying to be. Red Medicine is something new with a tip of the hat to old Vietnam. A dish like the Pork contains traditional Asian ingredients, spring onion, and Sriracha, but the caramelized pork is taken in … Learn More »

108The Penthouse

Address: 1111 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA  90403   Make a Reservation
The Penthouse
With wide sweeping views of the beautiful blue Pacific Ocean, The Penthouse sits atop the elegant Huntley Hotel in Santa Monica. The menu features a range as wide as the view. Breakfast dishes such as the Chef’s Daily Selection of Crêpes, Bananas Foster French Toast, and Moroccan Eggs showcase that this is not a run of the mill operation. Lunch plates include Wood Oven Flatbreads, Soups & Salads, Sandwiches, and entrees like the Pappardelle, Spicy Tomato Capellini, and Jidori Chicken Breast. Dinner offers Charcuterie Plates, hot and cold first courses, main courses including beef, lamb, chicken, seafood, and pasta dishes, … Learn More »

108The Bazaar

Address: 465 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90048   Make a Reservation
The Bazaar
With awards including James Beard s' "Best New Restaurant," Esquire Magazine's "Restaurant of the Year" and Zagat's "Top Newcomer," as well as a four star rating from the Los Angeles Times, The Bazaar offers a highly-recommended dining experience. Accompanying the stellar tapas-style menu is a diverse set of lounge spaces including a European-inspired patisserie with glass cases of cookies, cakes, candy and bon bons where diners can enjoy their dessert, an upscale bar, and a chef’s tasting room. Two dining areas flank the entire space – Blanca, the contemporary area, and Rojo, the traditional side – as well as an … Learn More »

108Bashan

Address: 3459 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale, CA  91208   Make a Reservation
Bashan
In a quiet part of Glendale, hidden behind a red door, awaits a foodie’s paradise. Bashan offers French and modern American cuisine in a sophisticated but casual setting. Seated at dark, wooden tables under a simplistic décor, guests dine on dishes featuring fresh ingredients with a French influence. The appetizers follow a motif of seasonal dining. Salad offerings such as the Lobster Salad, and Burrata Salad with Bresaola, Wild Arugula, White Nectarines, and a Tomato Relish. The main courses rarely disappoint the taste buds. The Roasted Duck Breast, with Truffle Scented Spaetzle, Roasted Kohirabi, Seared Black Mission Figs, and a … Learn More »

108Bacaro LA

Address: 2308 S Union Ave., Los Angeles, CA  90007   Make a Reservation
Bacaro LA
Just North of the University of Southern California on South Union Avenue, Bacaro LA Wine Bar serves California Fusion cuisine and fine wine. A nice selection of European and domestic wines as well as imported and craft beers are available. Plates are served tapas style and include customer favorites such as Bacon & Brie Pizza, Lamb Stuffed Eggplant, The Bacaro Burger, and Nutella Panini. Happy Hour between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday is a crowd favorite and features all plates for only $5! The place is popular with the local students, so a quiet evening may be … Learn More »

108Chi Chi's Pizza

Address: 5145 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA  93063   Make a Reservation
Chi Chi's Pizza
For a causal night out with family or friends, Chi Chi’s Pizza is the place. This Italian-American restaurant dishes up hungry patrons in the Simi Valley area an assortment of sandwiches, pastas, and pizza in a bustling environment. In the pasta department, Chi Chi’s homemade Spaghetti, Springs, Shells, Rigatoni, and Whole Wheat noodles are smothered with sauce. Pizza lovers can create the pizza pie of their dreams by pilling toppings ranging from classic pepperoni, to anchovies, to Fried Jalapeño peppers, for an extra kick. Those looking for the American side of the menu can order the “Famous Golden Pressure Fried … Learn More »

108Bamboo Cafe

Address: 2792 Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA  93065   Make a Reservation
Bamboo Cafe
Bamboo Café combines Vietnamese cuisine and stylish décor together to create a tranquil escape to a faraway land for Simi Valley locals. Hidden behind a façade of bamboo trunks awaits a healthy approach to Vietnamese classics. Starter favorites include standard Spring Rolls, and the Beef or Chicken Salad. Pho lovers have their choice of meats, but the pride of the restaurant is the Bamboo Café Noodle Soup, featuring Filet Mignon, Shrimp, and Beef in a tasty broth with Rice Noodles.Plastered around the restaurant are photos of Pho enthusiasts who conquered the “Pho Real” challenge by finishing a hefty bowl of … Learn More »

108Sweet Lady Jane

Address: 8360 Melrose Avenue Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
Sweet Lady Jane
Cakes, pastries, and pies made from scratch are what customers are in store for at the cozy Sweet Lady Jane Bakery located in West Hollywood on the corner of Melrose Avenue and North King Road. Sweet Lady Jane grew from humble beginnings when owner Jane Lockhart used to bake out of her home kitchen and sold her delicious desserts to LA restaurants. Fast forward 24 years, and Sweet Lady Jane has expanded to two bakeries and is also a baker to the Hollywood elite. Sweet Lady Jane prides itself with preparing their sweets without any mixes or preservatives, so patrons … Learn More »

108Huckleberry Cafe

Address: 1014 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90401   Make a Reservation
Huckleberry Cafe
Huckleberry Café in Santa Monica has a fresh approach to cafeteria style dining. Homemade artisan breads, pastries, soups, salads, sandwiches, rotisserie chicken, and deck oven flatbread pizza are just a quick sample of the items on offer. All produce is sourced from a local farmer’s market, and all meat and dairy is free range, as well as hormone and antibiotic free. The menu changes frequently due to the seasonal nature of the produce used and whims of the baker, so expect something new with each visit. The Thursday night family dinner is different week to week and allows guests a … Learn More »

108Starling Diner

Address: 4114 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA  90814   Make a Reservation
Starling Diner
Located among the quaint Long Beach neighborhood of Belmont Heights is a charming neighborhood diner known for their friendly service and fresh meals. Starling Diner can be found on East 3rd Ave between North Roswell and Belmont Avenue. Guests will feel at ease in the brightly lit dining room, where the décor will make customers feel as if they have taken a seat at their grandmother’s kitchen table. Starling Diner strives to be the idyllic community diner where families and friends can gather over a handmade meal and enjoy the good life. A breakfast of the signature Broiled San Francisco … Learn More »

108Piccola Trattoria

Address: 18302 Sierra Hwy, Santa Clarita, CA  91351   Make a Reservation
Piccola Trattoria
Piccola Trattoria is a family owned and operated restaurant serving freshly prepared Italian cuisine to the Santa Clarita Valley. The intimate dining area is a great place for a night out with that special someone, while patio dining offers guests the chance to enjoy an outdoor meal. The kitchen is home to a Sicilian pastry chef who has diners raving about the tiramisu and cannolis, so be sure to leave room for dessert. Popular dishes include the homemade lasagna and risotto that changes recipes on a daily basis. In Santa Clarity, check out Piccola Trattoria for some of the finest … Learn More »

108Square One Dining

Address: 4854 Fountain Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90029   Make a Reservation
Square One Dining
Square One Dining offers Hollywood on of Los Angeles’ premium dining experiences. Offering breakfast and lunch, Square One Dinning makes a point to use the freshest ingredients from organic local farms as much as possible. With hormone free meat products, Square one ensures a natural and delicious way to dine. The fruit salad at Square One Dining, referred to by some as “a farmers market in a cup”, contains a cheerful melody of seasonal fruit. If a fresh and healthy breakfast or lunch is in the cards, come and enjoy fluffy buttermilk pancakes with vanilla whipped cream, a hardy omelet … Learn More »

108Melvyn's

Address: 200 West Ramon Road, Palm Springs, CA  92264   Make a Reservation
Melvyn's
Stepping into Melvyn's Restaurant in Palm Springs is like stepping back in time. Known as an A-list celebrity hot spot during the 1940’s and 1950’s, Melvyn's Restaurant at the legendary Ingleside Inn has the feel of old Hollywood glamour. Entrees pay homage to classic American meals: Oysters Rockefeller, Steak Diane, Bananas Foster, Strawberries Romanoff, and many more. The walls are adorned in giant portraits of the beloved classic stars of yesteryear. Melvyn’s Restaurant offers an extensive wine list with a variety of local and international selections. The adjoining piano bar features the melodic sounds of classics like Frank Sinatra and … Learn More »

108Shogun

Address: 828 E. Avenue Q6, Palmdale, CA  93550   Make a Reservation
Shogun
Located in eastern Palmdale, Shogun delivers authentic Japanese cuisine in a small and intimate setting. Owner and Chef Masa San commutes to Los Angeles fish markets every day in search of only the freshest premium seafood to present to his guests. Menu selections include bento-style lunches and an array of distinct sushi and sashimi options. Locals adore the light and crispy tempuras and homemade floral wasabi. Another favorite is the creamy Spicy Tuna Roll, cut and mixed to order with the chef tasting each individual batch for perfection. Shogun is casual and family-owned, with the warm feeling of home. Relax … Learn More »

108Ristorante Mamma Gina

Address: 73-705 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA  92260   Make a Reservation
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Ristorante Mamma Gina has been serving authentic Florentine cuisine in Italy since 1956 and in California since 1986. Located in Palm Desert, this restaurant offers a wine bar with an exceptional happy hour menu that runs from opening until closing. The lunch and dinner menu is comprised of soups, salads, appetizers, Paninis, pastas, and entrees. The Brodetto Di Pesce Fresco is a specialty: Cioppino style fish stew with fresh catch of the day, calamari, mussels, clams, scallops, and shrimp in a light saffron and tomato sauce. Another favorite is the Gnocchi Al Gorgonzola: Homemade potato dumplings with a gorgonzola cheese … Learn More »