Hollywood restaurants

Top Choice French in Hollywood

Petit Trois

Good things come in small packages…like tiny, no-reservations Petit Trois! Owned by acclaimed TV chef Ludovic Lefebvre, its two long counters (the place is too small for tables) are where food-lovers squeeze in for …
Top Choice Steak in Hollywood

Musso & Frank Grill

Hollywood history hangs in the thick air at Musso & Frank Grill, Tinseltown’s oldest eatery (since 1919). Charlie Chaplin used to knock back vodka gimlets, Raymond Chandler penned scripts in the high-backed boot…
Top Choice Modern American in Hollywood

Salt's Cure

Wood-paneled, concrete-floored Salt's Cure is an out, proud locavore. From the in-season vegetables to the house-butchered and cured meats, the menu celebrates all things Californian. Expect sophisticated takes on r…
Top Choice Italian in Hollywood

Osteria & Pizzeria Mozza

Osteria Mozza crafts fine cuisine from market-fresh, seasonal ingredients, but being a Mario Batali joint, you can expect adventure – think squid-ink chitarra freddi with Dungeness crab, sea urchin and jalapeño – an…
Top Choice Modern American in Hollywood

Providence

The top restaurant pick by preeminent LA food critic Jonathan Gold for four years running, this two-starred Michelin darling turns superlative seafood into arresting, nuanced dishes that might see abalone paired wit…
Burgers in Hollywood

In & Out Burger

This LA burger chain is a point of pilgrimage for locals and visitors alike. Yes, this is fast food, but In & Out has been hand-crafting burgers since 1948: fresh (not frozen) beef, hand-cut French fries, etc. T…
Pub Food in Hollywood

Blue Palms Brewhouse

For a break from strolling the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame or before a show at the Pantages, this unpretentious brew pub is a good choice over the area's chain restaurants. Look for not-your-average pub grub…
New American in Hollywood

The Edmon

Old Hollywood glamor is back in vogue at this sultry newcomer, where the wallpaper is deco, the bar hand-carved and the waitstaff bow-tied. Part of the 1927 Hollywood Historic Hotel, its menu pulls retro dishes into…
Thai in Hollywood

Jitlada

A transporting taste of southern Thailand, friendly Jitlada peddles palate-pleasing crab curry and fried som tum (fried papaya salad). Regulars rave about the Thai-style burger, and the vivacious owner-operator coun…
Mexican in Hollywood

La Carmencita

Colorful, affable La Carmencita peddles delicious, made-from-scratch Baja Californian grub. Go easy on the house-made blue-corn tortilla chips as you'll need space for the vibrant ceviche and hearty shrimp cazuela, …