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  (153 restaurants)    
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Philippe the OriginalSee Philippe the Original Video ($)
(6678 ratings)

1001 N Alameda St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 628-3781
www.philippes.com
  • Philippe French Dipped Sandwich
    top seller; French rolled dipped in au jus; recommend double-dipped; looks good
  • Roast Beef French Dipped Sandwich
    $5.75 at airtime; ask for double-dip; looks good; Wolfgang recommends adding horseradish mustard; roll dipped in au jus; ask for double-dip; looks good
  • Lamb Sandwich
    2nd top seller
4.0 out of 5
6678 ratings
#96 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); birthplace of French dipped sandwich; long lines; Los Angeles' oldest sandwich shop; cash only; "my favorite fast food restaurant"-Wolfgang Puck
PizzanaSee Pizzana Video ($$)
(980 ratings)

11712 San Vicente Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 481-7108
pizzana.com
  • Cacio e Pepe Pizza
    provoloncino d’agerola, fior di latte, parmigiano crema, cracked black pepper; "it's perfection!" -Katie Lee
4.0 out of 5
980 ratings
est. 2017; thin-crust pizza w/ handmade dough, San Marzano tomatoes & "fior di latte" mozzarella; gluten-free & vegan options available
Pizzanista! ($)
(1324 ratings)

2019 E 7th St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90021
(213) 627-1430
www.pizzanista.com
  • Macaroni & Cheese Pizza
    available only on Sundays
4.0 out of 5
1324 ratings
since 2011; blending the historic flavor & thin-crust style of New York pizza w/ California's abundance of fresh produce
Plan Check Kitchen + Bar ($$)
(2720 ratings)

1800 Sawtelle Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 444-1411
www.plancheck.com
  • Dynamite Crab Dip
    Dungeness crab meat w/ masago, tomato, nori, "dynamite" sauce, bechamel sauce & ciabatta toast; "everything you want in a dip x100" -Brad Miller
  • Pastrami Fries
    fries topped w/ pastrami gravy & pickles
  • PCB (Plan Check Burger)
    top seller burger; Americanized dashi cheese, KETCHUP LEATHER, schmaltz onions, mixed pickles, crunch bun; looks good
  • Smokey Fried Chicken
    jidori chicken, smoked milk gravy, yam preserves, spicy pickled okra; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2720 ratings
est. 2012; serving modern American comfort food in a small plate format along w/ unique cocktails, premium whiskeys & craft beers; multiple locations
Playa ProvisionsSee Playa Provisions Video ($$)
(1422 ratings)

119 Culver Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90293
(310) 683-5019
www.playaprovisions.com
  • Waffle Taco
    ice cream cone shaped as a taco shell stuffed w/ vanilla custard mix of chocolate cake & sprinkles, dipped in chocolate ganache & topped w/ more sprinkles
4.0 out of 5
1422 ratings
gastro-pub owned/operated by former Top Chef alum Brooke Williamson & husband Nick Roberts
  • Goulash
    chopped flank steak in tomato-based sauce; served w/ potato dumplings; looks good
  • Nalesniki
    dessert: rolled Polish crepe stuffed w/ cherry-infused sweetened cream cheese & served flaming; looks good
  • Pierogi
    dumplings w/ seasoned pork & chicken or sauerkraut & stewed mushrooms or potatoes & cheese or potatoes & cheese & jalapeno (Guy had 1 of each); looks good
4.0 out of 5
847 ratings
opened in 1994 by borrowing from credit cards at 17% (pretty gutsy); in strip mall
Preux & Proper [CLOSED] ($$)
(1414 ratings)

840 S Spring St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 896-0090
  • Pork Neck Gravy Poutine
    hand cut fries, gioia burrata, guajillo, bacon ends, Memphis rib rub; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1414 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2014; known for elevated Southern food & frozen daiquiris
Red Lion TavernSee Red Lion Tavern Video ($$)
(1761 ratings)

2366 Glendale Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323) 662-5337
www.redliontavern.net
  • Jagerschnitzel & Spaetzle
    pork schnitzel topped w/ mushroom gravy & served w/ spaetzle (egg pasta) & red cabbage
4.0 out of 5
1761 ratings
since 1959; German "Gasthaus" & beer garden
Redbird ($$$)
(1692 ratings)

114 E 2nd St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 788-1191
redbird.la
  • Barbecue Smoked Tofu
    seasoned w/ secret bbq rub, refrigerated overnight, smoked w/ applewood chips, soaked in bbq sauce, then grilled w/ red wine truffle sauce; served w/ beluga lentils, swiss chard & curried carrot nage; "it redefines bbq!" -Aaron Sanchez
4.0 out of 5
1692 ratings
opened in 2015; located inside former cathedral; modern American food w/ brunch, dinner & happy hour menus
RepubliqueSee Republique Video ($$)
(6366 ratings)

624 S La Brea Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(310) 362-6115
republiquela.com
  • Mango & Passion Fruit Cream Pie
    passion fruit, custard, whipped cream & mangoes in a homemade crust; "almost as good as s**" -Wolfgang Puck
  • Mushroom Toast
    house-cured ham, spinach, hollandaise, red wine sauce, scrambled eggs; looks good
4.0 out of 5
6366 ratings
opened in 2013; modern French dishes plus baked goods & cocktails; looks like an outdoor European restaurant
  • Waffles and fried chicken
    recommend eating both together at same time; Duff adds hot sauce also
  • Herb's Special
    top seller; 4 pieces of chicken smothered w/ gravy & onions; side of 2 waffles; chicken pan-fried for 30 min; looks good
  • "The Oscar"
    3 Chicken wings, grits, one egg & fluffy hot biscuit
4.0 out of 5
4259 ratings
#2 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 1975; celebrities who have eaten here: Snoop Dogg, CNN's Larry King & David Beckham; multiple locations
Rutt's Hawaiian Cafe ($)
(1917 ratings)

11707 Washington Pl Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 398-6326
www.ruttscafe.com
  • Fried Hawaiian Royale
    teriyaki beef, eggs, sprouts, Sriracha sauce scrambled & served over rice
  • Lau Lau
    Kalua pork w/ butterfish wrapped in taro leaves; served w/ rice, and salad, or macaroni salad; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1917 ratings
since 1976; Gene Simmons (KISS) made guest appearance...he is restaurant regular
Son of a GunSee Son of a Gun Video ($$$)
(1780 ratings)

8370 W 3rd St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 782-9033
sonofagunrestaurant.com
  • Fried Chicken Sandwich
    w/ spicy B&B pickle slaw & Rooster aioli on brioche bun; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1780 ratings
SqirlSee Sqirl Video ($$)
(2191 ratings)

720 N Virgil Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 284-8147
sqirlla.com
  • Sorrel Pesto Rice Bowl
    Kokuho rose brown rice, sorrel pesto (nut free), preserved meyer lemon, lacto-fermented hot sauce, watermelon radish, french sheep feta, poached egg; "it's gorgeous! but also incredibly delicious" -Monti Carlo
4.0 out of 5
2191 ratings
est. 2011; started as a jam company & evolved into a breakfast & lunch cafe; sustainably serving locally sourced ingredients
As Seen On:
Guilty Pleasures, Episode: "Killer Combos"
  • Build Your Own Sundae
    Curtis got chocolate & vanilla ice cream sundae topped w/ brownie bites, cacao nibs, toasted almonds, hot chocolate & caramel sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1135 ratings
pasteurizes on site and makes all ice cream, sorbets & dairy free ice creams on premises from scratch every day using fresh ingredients from produce from the Santa Monica Farmers Market (purchased every Wednesday); multiple locations
Sycamore Kitchen ($$)
(946 ratings)

143 S La Brea Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 939-0151
www.thesycamorekitchen.co...
  • Oatmeal Toffee Cookies
    homemade oatmeal cookie w/ melted toffee center; "a little present to yourself!" -Katie Pix
4.0 out of 5
946 ratings
opened in 2012; house made baked goods & savory treats, plus breakfast & lunch
Tam O'ShanterSee Tam O'Shanter Video ($$$)
(1694 ratings)

2980 Los Feliz Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323) 664-0228
www.lawrysonline.com/tam-...
  • Prime Rib
    served w/ mashed potatoes & gravy, Yorkshire pudding, freshly prepared horseradish, creamed spinach or creamed corn; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1694 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best for the Holidays); since 1922; "good cheer, warm hospitality and exceptional food in a cozy old world atmosphere" (from its website); John Wayne, Clark Gable, Mary Pickford & Walt Disney were regulars; at Christmas time, everything is covered w/ glitter lights & garland & servers dressed in old world costumes
  • Prime Rib
    28-day aged rib eye; served w/ creamed spinach, baked potato & horseradish; "pure joy on a plate" -Simon Majumdar; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1316 ratings
opened in 1953; "rekindles memories of steakhouses in the old days w/ its low prices & Naugahyde booths. The menu offers classic fare & the steaks, such as the culotte, are cooked to perfection" (from its website)
Toca MaderaSee Toca Madera Video ($$$)
(2642 ratings)

8450 W 3rd St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 852-9400
www.tocamadera.com
  • Churro Ice Cream Sandwich
    warm cinnamon & sugar churro filled w/ dulce de leche ice cream w/ spiced Mexican chocolate shavings; vegan option available; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2642 ratings
opened in 2015; intimate 120-seat space that features a creative take on traditional Mexican cuisine
  • Chili Tamale
  • Double Cheeseburger
    double patty w/ cheese, Tommy's chili, chopped onions, mustard, pickles & a slice of beef steak tomato between
4.0 out of 5
1404 ratings
since 1946; started as a ramshackle little stand on a street corner...now many locations in L.A. & also in Las Vegas; has drive-thru
Village Pizzeria ($$)
(1579 ratings)

131 N Larchmont Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 465-5566
villagepizzeria.net
  • Greek Pizza
    thin-crust pizza w/ feta, tomatoes, black olives & oregano; Judy also orders homemade vinaigrette dressing to add on top of pizza; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1579 ratings
serving Brooklyn-style pizza; neon everywhere
Westside Tavern [CLOSED]See Westside Tavern Video ($$)
(1461 ratings)

10850 W Pico Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 470-1539
  • Warm Sticky Toffee Cake
    topped w/ Mascarpone cream; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1461 ratings
[CLOSED]; social, urban-minded restaurant, featuring chef-driven California Tavern Cuisine alongside a complementary selection of fresh cocktails, California craft beers & a boutique wine list
Wood SpoonSee Wood Spoon Video ($$)
(1467 ratings)

107 W 9th St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 629-1765
woodspoonla.com
  • Chicken Pot Pie
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
1467 ratings
Brazilian food w/ influences from Middle East, Italy, France, Japan and Greece.
Wurstkuche ($$)
(1656 ratings)

625 Lincoln Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90291
(213) 687-4444
www.wurstkuche.com
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Sausage Paradise
  • Belgian Fries
    signature side; blanched & double-fried; choice of 10 dipping sauces
  • Rattlesnake & Rabbit Sausage
    signature sausage; w/ jalapeno pepper infused in sausage; choice of 2 of 4 toppings (owner recommends onions & sweet peppers)
4.0 out of 5
1656 ratings
opened in 2009; exotic sausage grill offering 20 varieties + 30 premium beer offerings from Germany & Belgium; celebrity sightings: Will Ferrell & Jennifer Love Hewitt; long lines; second location in L.A.
Yang ChowSee Yang Chow Video ($$)
(2920 ratings)

819 N Broadway Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 625-0811
www.yangchow.com
  • Slippery Shrimp
    coated in sweet, garlicy, gingery sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2920 ratings
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