Central Downtown La Restaurants

107Tower Bar

Address: 8358 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
Tower Bar
Set in a cozy yet elegant atmosphere reminiscent of Hollywood's past, The Tower Bar offers knockout views of the city coupled with an exclusive atmosphere. A live pianist hammers out famous jazz tunes while stylish diners chat over elegant cocktails, before being served selections from Chef Dakota Weiss's elegant menu. The cuisine is light French and Italian-inspired California cuisine, and the wine list offers a perfect pairing for entrees ranging from Sautéed Ruby Red Snapper to Braised Short Ribs. A "no cell phones, no photographs" policy makes the dining room a safe haven for even the most famous of celebrities, … Learn More »

105Vermont

Address: 1714 N Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90027   Make a Reservation
Vermont
Vermont Restaurant and Bar is a hip Los Feliz hangout offering a stunning atmosphere and serious dining. The dining room's vaulted ceilings, soaring columns, and a huge picture windows fill with beautiful and trendy patrons hungry for stylish New American cuisine. Late night, after such delights as poached salmon and roasted free range chicken, crowds flock to the sleek bar for signature drinks like the sweet-but-lethal Edelweiss martini. Learn More »

109Rivera

Address: 1050 South Flower Street #102, Los Angeles, CA  90015   Make a Reservation
Rivera
Just one block east of the Nokia Theater and the Staples Center sits Rivera, the latest Latin creation from legendary chef/owner John Rivera Sedlar. The father of modern Southwest cuisine is back on the culinary scene after a fifteen year sabbatical spent representing Patrón tequila, and while no one would purport that cooking is like riding a bicycle, he certainly re-approaches his craft with the ease and grace of a seasoned veteran. Sedlar merges classical French technique with the memory of the earthy and spicy foods of his New Mexico childhood to produce sumptuous chile-packed masterpieces in a sleek and … Learn More »

109STK

Address: 755 North La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
STK
Special Offer
If you’re looking for a place to see and be seen, head to the new, super trendy West Hollywood hotspot, STK. With such an edgy slogan (“not your daddy’s steakhouse”), it’s no surprise that the One Group’s latest enterprise has completely reinvented the traditional ambiance of its genre from masculine to sleek and sultry. Steaks come in three different sizes, a la carte, and with a choice of one of eight rich, homemade sauces. If something else is more to your liking, choose from enticing appetizers and entrees such as the Foie Gras French Toast, Shrimp Rice Krispies, or Maine … Learn More »

108Aroma Restaurant

Address: 2903 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA  90026   Make a Reservation
Aroma Restaurant
Aroma settles in a quaint venue that is nestled away off West Sunset Boulevard. Patrons can feel like they are in a very homey Italian eatery surrounded by friends and family. The atmosphere is laid back and classy at the same time due to the inclusion of several paintings across the walls. Enjoy a great wine before dinner while browsing a menu full of pastas and meats with savory flavors. The staff and chef are always complimentary and love meeting customers and getting their opinions of the dishes. Learn More »

107Pete's Cafe and Bar

Address: 400 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA  90013   Make a Reservation
Pete's Cafe and Bar
This New York-style bistro has become a popular hangout for locals and late-night diners. The massive dining room features high ceilings and a gorgeous art-deco bar, which gives a festive atmosphere. The classic American fare gets a modern twist with such dishes as Mac & Cheese with white cheddar, asiago, and goat cheese, and the Flat Iron Steak with Bleu Cheese Fries. Regulars also return for the attentive staffs’ service, as well as the delicious food. The restaurant is open until 2am so swing by after a night out to people watch on the outdoor patio and grab some satisfying … Learn More »

107Terroni

Address: 7605 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90036   Make a Reservation
Terroni
Terroni is a West Hollywood restaurant that serves authentic southern Italian cuisine, using fresh and traditional ingredients straight from Italy, priding itself on using the same cooking techniques used in Italy 100 years ago. This restaurant doesn’t take reservations, so it is key to arrive before the crowd. The combination of a rustic and modern decor creates a feeling of comfort for all. Terroni’s specialty is the pizza, which is thin, delightfully airy, and uncut with 30 different options to choose from. Some of these options include Terroni originals like Smendozzata and Li Pecuri. Give Terroni’s a try, your taste … Learn More »

107Cinespace

Address: 6356 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA  90028   Make a Reservation
Deep in the heart of Hollywood, four-year old Cinespace is a unique venue that features traditional favorites in a modern atmosphere. Customers can choose to sit in the futuristic-feeling lounge, the open-air patio or the dark and moody screening room. The latter option features a free, intimate film-viewing experience. Executive Chef Stephen Rea’s movie-themed menu is a combination of modern takes on both American and Californian staples. Specialty cocktails are served at the full bar, and a DJ performs live nightly. Learn More »

105The Little Door

Address: 8164 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA  90048   Make a Reservation
The Little Door
Step-out of the modern world and into the old country style of Europe. Chef Nicolas T. Peter strives to incorporate local and organic ingredients, ensuring that his menu is healthy, seasonal, and ripe with flavor. The menu consists of French-Mediterranean fusion cuisine. Start off with the “Little Door Mezze Royale” Assorted Mediterranean Appetizers which includes tuna tartare, goat cheese, merguez sausage and grilled scallops. Also try such entrees as the Grilled Filet Mignon with a Tarragon and Green Goat Cheese, Merguez Sausage and Grilled Scallops. With healthy tasty options, you can’t go wrong with eating here. Learn More »

1010Brownstone LA

Address: 5047 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA  90019   Make a Reservation

109Pacific Dining Car

Address: 1310 West 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA  90017   Make a Reservation
Pacific Dining Car
Historic Pacific Dining Car brings classic distinction to Downtown Los Angeles. Since 1921 this railway car-turned-restaurant has treated politicos, starlets, and average joes alike to swanky steakhouse indulgences and a timeless, debonair charm within each of its luxurious and unique dining areas. The menus are no less lavish, featuring massive steaks and succulent seafood for dinner and lunch, and opulent breakfast creations like Blue Crab Benedict and Truffled Eggs that give taste buds the royal treatment, Angelino-style. Having access to these delightful creations at all hours of the day or night makes this 24-hour steakhouse a standout. Learn More »

107Xiomara on Melrose

Address: 6101 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90036   Make a Reservation
Xiomara on Melrose
At Xiomara Melrose, Executive Chef and owner Xiomara Ardolina masterfully crafts exotic, Cuban-influenced dishes that pay homage to the home cooking she grew up with. A hint of fine dining mingles with authentic and flavorful Cuban traditions, resulting in such diverse dishes as Nicaraguan Skirt Steak with huitlacoche and blue cheese mashed potatoes, and Chino Latino Pan Seared Duck Breast atop a sautéed plantain and portobello mushroom with soy ginger cilantro sauce. Almost everything is house made, right down to the fresh squeezed cane juice in the famous mojitos. While situated in a prime location in the middle of Melrose … Learn More »

107Fig & Olive

Address: 8490 Melrose Place, Los Angeles, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
Fig & Olive
Fig & Olive on Melrose Place in West Hollywood has a menu created around carefully selected ingredients from farmers offering the finest produce in order to present patrons Mediterranean influenced dishes. A passion for extra virgin olive oil prevails in the kitchen at Fig & Olive; each dish is prepared with olive oil in place of butter. The beginning of each meal sees a variety of extra virgin olive oil offered to guests to sample. Lunch, served during the week, offers a la carte entrees like Mediterranean Branzino and Rosemary Lamb Chops as well as soups, salads, sandwiches, and pasta … Learn More »

108Engine Co. No. 28

Address: 644 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA  90017   Make a Reservation
Engine Co. No. 28
Engine Co. No. 28 is an American restaurant reminiscent of the classic grills of San Francisco and New York with its mahogany booths, granite bar, and Ella Fitzgerald music in the background. This Los Angeles landmark is set in a beautifully restored 1912 Los Angeles firehouse. Inspired by traditional firehouse cooking, Engine Co.’s menu features a wide variety of timeless American fare. Dishes are inventive, delicious, and full of fresh ingredients. Step back in time as you dine at this authentic firehouse still complete with its original fire pole and brick walls. Learn More »

108Nonna of Italy

Address: 9255 West Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
Nonna of Italy
Inspired by the hospitable aspects of traditional Italian dining, Nonna of Italy offers a variety of delicious pastas, salads, soups, and deserts for both lunch and dinner. Enjoy Chef Kieth Silverton's innovative take on classic Italian dishes. The restaurant allows for people watching from the patio in the historic Sunset Strip area of West Hollywood. From the wood-fired pizzas, fine seafood, and crispy calamari, to the Apple Tarte Tatin, Chocolate Fondant and the other ever-popular desserts, Nonna of Italy prides itself on its traditional hospitality and traditional Hollywood style. Learn More »

107Tawanna Thai Restaurant

Address: 6236 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA  90048   Make a Reservation
Tawanna Thai Restaurant
Tawanna Thai Restaurant is one of Los Angeles' South East Asian cuisine hot spots. A fine selection of delicious signature cocktails, Thai Tea Martinis, Korean blueberry wine Bokbunja, and Asian beers and wines are just some of the things patrons can enjoy at Tawanna Thai. The dinner menu boasts a broad selection of salads, noodles, sides, soups, entrees, and even a "Vegetable Lover's" portion. Asides from the food and drink selections, Tawanna has live music. A folk band plays every Friday and Saturday from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. making it a great places for a date or just a … Learn More »

108Koi

Address: 730 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
Koi
Recommended
Koi Restaurant group has claimed prime real estate in some of the trendiest cities in the world, from New York to Bangkok. The Los Angeles branch of Koi Restaurant, located in West Hollywood on Cienega Boulevard between Waring and Melrose, is the place to be for those who want to be seen. This chic restaurant and lounge serves ultra modern Japanese fusion plates in a modernly decorated atmosphere with a Zen sensibility. Food is arranged with the same aesthetic harmony, blending traditional Japanese ingredients with California style. Just order the Hamachi Fusion to understand this unification. Thin slices of yellowtail … Learn More »

108Ago

Address: 8478 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
Ago
Recommended
Old world Tuscan dishes are the specialty at Ago Restaurant located on Melrose Avenue and Clinton Street in the heart of West Hollywood. Guests can be reassured that they will dine on great Italian food at a restaurant that is co-owned by the Godfather himself, Robert Di Nero. The Chef and co-owner, Agostino Sciandri, grew up in the lush countryside of Tuscany where he learned to perfect his Northern Italian culinary style. At Ago, guests can experience the full progression of an Italian dinner, starting with an Antipasti of Buffalo Mozzarella Caprese, or the Polipo e Patate, grilled octopus in … Learn More »

108Sushi Roku

Address: 8445 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA  90048   Make a Reservation
Sushi Roku
Editor's Pick
In Mid-City West LA on 3rd Avenue and S Croft Avenue, patrons enter the rock-clad building of Sushi Roku to experience innovative Japanese preparations that utilize ingredients unusual for a sushi restaurant. Sushi Roku’s menu features traditional nigiri and sushi rolls, but selections like the Salmon Carpaccio in truffle soy vinaigrette will excite guests’ palates with generous flakes of shaved black truffle. Edamane Hummus and the Albacore Tacos are bite-sized tributes to the clash of cultures found in LA. For those adventurous guests, the Sushi chefs are always happy to prepare untraditional dishes like halibut with kumquats, or toasted scallops … Learn More »

107Wilson Harding Clubhouse

Address: 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, CA  90027   Make a Reservation
Wilson Harding Clubhouse
This historic clubhouse, built in 1937, displays a fusion of Spanish Revival Architecture and classic California design styles. Complete with large windows, rustic wood floors, and vaulted high beam ceilings, the clubhouse and its conjoining outside patio can accommodate up to 350 guests, and the view of Griffith Park in Los Feliz is breathtaking. Owned by the Monterey Concessions Group, this events venue can host an cater any event for any season, including Weddings, Anniversary Parties, Business Meetings, Baptisms, and much more. The cuisine for events, though upscale American cuisine, can be altered and created especially for your specific event. … Learn More »