Celebrity Spotting Restaurants

109Matsuhisa

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 »

107Cafe 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 »

108Blair's

Address: 2903 Rowena Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90039   Make a Reservation
Blair's
Blair's in Silver Lake is just the sort of wine bar and restaurant that you would expect to find on a Manhattan street corner. Fortunately, you only have to travel to Silver Lake to find upscale comfort food paired with an excellent beer and wine menu in a cozy candlelit atmosphere. The crowd is a mix of neighborhood regulars, Hollywood starlets looking for somewhere low key and off the beaten path, and hip Silver Lakers meeting up for a drink and snacks at the bar before a night out. Learn More »

108Traxx

Address: 800 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA  90012   Make a Reservation
Traxx
Editor's Pick
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 »

108One Pico

Address: One Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA  90405   Make a Reservation
One Pico
Recommended
The menu at One Pico features modern American cuisine with a seasonal bent. Chef Andri Tscharner sources ingredients from local farms, weaving the seasonal produce into stunning, refreshing creations. Dishes might include such succulent renditions as Black Truffle Risotto with Butter Poached Maine Lobster, Snap Peas, and White Truffle Oil; Wild King Salmon with Artichokes, Swiss Chard, Applewood Bacon, and Bouillabaisse Sauce; or Colorado Lamb Loin with Heirloom Carrots, Braising Greens, Chick Peas, and Black Olive Jus. Enjoy Tscharner’s fresh, contemporary cuisine in a casually elegant setting, surrounded by windows that offer gorgeous views of the Santa Monica beach. Learn More »

107Sur

Address: 606 North Robertson Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
Sur
Situated just off of Melrose Ave in West Hollywood, Sur attracts exactly the crowd you would expect from this area: the young and trendy and, of course, celebrities. Inside you’ll find a cozy respite from the bustling streets outside. The stunning dining room is eclectically adorned, mixing romantic French touches like dazzling chandeliers and long, dramatic curtains with statues of Hindu gods and lots of dripping candles. The menu offers contemporary American dishes inspired by classic Mediterranean cuisine such as Taboulé Couscous with Ahi Tuna or Crab Gorgonzola Risotto, which can be accompanied with a glass off the extensive wine ... Learn More »

107Tanzore

Address: 50 North La Cienega, Beverly Hills, CA  90211   Make a Reservation
Tanzore
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! Learn More »

107The Ivy

Address: 113 N Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA  90048   Make a Reservation
The Ivy
The Ivy’s disarmingly rustic décor and chic Californian twist on American comfort food entice both L.A.’s rich and famous, and their adoring public. The charming white picket fence and fragrant roses of its front patio evoke a by-gone era of simplicity and nostalgia, a glaring, but welcome contradiction amidst the ultra-chic posturing of Beverly Hills. The Ivy’s menu is made similarly appealing by its culinary juxtapositions, creating a balance between hearty comfort and refreshing innovation. The Ivy’s star-studded people watching possibilities, its quaintly romantic atmosphere, and its deeply satisfying cuisine ensure a dining experience that is both delightfully homey and ... 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 »

107Mr. Chow

Address: 344 North Camden Drive, Beverly Hills, CA  90210   Make a Reservation
Mr. Chow
Its sleek, artsy aesthetic, chic clientele, and inventive twists on traditional Chinese cuisine have distinguished Mr. Chow as a Beverly Hills hot spot. Avid art collector, restaurateur, and self-proclaimed Renaissance man, Michael Chow has a sixth sense for detecting the direction of cultural zeitgeists, producing numerous restaurants that instantly become magnets for all who are harbingers of cool. Mr. Chow’s Beverly Hills location is no exception, attracting celebrities, artists, and their adoring public. With its stylish black and white décor, original Andy Warhols, and mouthwateringly decadent dishes, even the most proletariat of diners can treat themselves to a night of ... Learn More »

107Katana

Address: 8439 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90069   Make a Reservation
Katana
Katana is a chic assault on the senses. Like an industrial, futuristic Zen temple, Katana’s steel and wood décor juxtaposes urban grit with delicate sophistication. Its staggering menu presents a delightfully daunting selection of treats, through which diners are free to sample with reckless abandon. Katana features two distinctive styles of Japanese cuisine: the familiar sushi bar, and the more novel robata bar, which features tapas-like Japanese barbeque. Food is sculpted skillfully with almost architectural heights, echoing the artistic details of the surrounding environment. With one of Los Angeles’ only sake sommeliers and a sake selection as distinguished as its ... 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 »

107Wokcano

Address: 800 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA  90017   Make a Reservation
Wokcano
Specializing in Pan-Asian cuisine and sushi, Wokcano is located in downtown LA’s financial district. The wooden décor creates a cozy and almost serene atmosphere. Specialties include Peking Duck with onions and pancakes or Korean Style Short Ribs. Or try one of their many specialty rolls like the Late Night Party Roll and The Black Pearl. Stop by for a quick snack in the lounge, complete with large flat screen TVs. Wokcano is a great place to enjoy a nice dinner with family and friends or to just grab a quick bite to eat. With tasty menu options like these you ... Learn More »

109The Grill on the Alley

Address: 9560 Dayton Way, Beverly Hills, CA  90210   Make a Reservation
The Grill on the Alley
The Grill on the Alley in the heart of Beverly Hills serves classic American food in a warm and unpretentious atmosphere. The Grill, created and modeled after great grills in San Francisco and New York, has earned an international reputation for its quality and consistency. There are mirrored walls and chandeliers hang from the ceiling. As for the food, The Grill presents simple comfort food in generous portions. A dish to try is the Braised Short Ribs that fall off the bone because they are so tender. The Grill is a great power lunch spot as well as a place ... Learn More »

107The Farm of Beverly Hills

Address: 439 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA  90210   Make a Reservation
The Farm of Beverly Hills
The Farm of Beverly Hills offers a California spin on classic down home cooking. Taking an innovative approach to everyday American comfort foods, The Farm of Beverly Hills’ breakfast favorites include the Farmer’s Benedict and Huevos Rancheros. Lunch sees staples such as The Farm Classic Cheeseburger, Meatloaf Sandwich, and Maple Baked Salmon Salad. Dinner features the renown Dill Pickle Fried Chicken and Farm Chicken Pot Pie. The Famous Farm Brownie will satiate any chocoholic’s sweet tooth. An array of options is available for every meal, and each menu throughout the day features the freshest ingredients available. For food that satisfies ... Learn More »

107Tagine

Address: 132 N. Robertson Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA  90211   Make a Reservation
Tagine
Just off Robertson Boulevard nestled in the heart of Beverly Hills lies one of Los Angeles’ premium Moroccan restaurants, Tagine. A fusion of old and new recipes combine to create both their ala cart and tasting menus. Each dish is carefully hand crafted and the menu is always seasonally fresh. An eclectic combination of beers and wines follow their ever-changing menu. Chef ‘Ben’ Benameur says about his restaurant, “all I want is a warm place where the food is made with love” and with such an intimate location and cozy ambience he has made this simple statement a reality. For ... Learn More »

107208 Rodeo

Address: 208 Via Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA  90210   Make a Reservation
208 Rodeo
Up the stairs of the Via Rodeo, on the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive is 208 Rodeo. A quaint and casual fine dining experience, 208 Rodeo has elegant outdoor patio dining that is perfect for people watching or just relaxing with old friends. The restaurant serves modern American cuisine made up of eclectic influences from around the world. Chef Alejandro Arrieta focuses on technique and ingredients when dishing up his signature cuisine. With a varied selection from the breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert menu, 208 Rodeo gives those looking to take a respite from the hustle of Rodeo ... Learn More »

109Aroma Coffee & Tea Company

Address: 4360 Tujunga Avenue, Studio City, CA  91604   Make a Reservation
Aroma Coffee & Tea Company
Aroma Coffee and Tea offers diners an alternative from the ordinary chain coffee shop. Serving meals for any time of day, this Studio City locale remains a local favorite. The welcoming restaurant boasts multiple seating options, allowing guests to cozy up inside the renovated house, or enjoy the California sun on its expansive, plant filled outdoor patio. The menu selection offers breakfast specialties like Eggs Benedict, or the luscious Smoked Salmon Plate with Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese, Tomatoes, Sliced Red Onions, Lemon and Capers on a bagel, among other favorites. For lunch, the Grilled Turkey Hummus Melt, with Sliced Turkey, ... 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 »

107Villa Blanca

Address: 9601 Brighton Way, Beverly Hills, CA  90210   Make a Reservation
Villa Blanca
Glamorous and chic, Villa Blanca in Beverly Hills is as stylish and elegant as it is delicious. Both dinner and lunch menus offer savory Mediterranean seafood and pasta options for the delight of diners. Frequented by various celebrities, Villa Blanca restaurant is a great place to people watch, or meet with friends for a tasty luncheon date. The wide selection of wines from Italy, France, Argentina, and California make it even more enticing, not to mention the vast cocktail menu. Come enjoy the restaurants sultry ambiance, of the upscale shabby chic Villa Blanca. Learn More »