Los Angeles. A city of sunshine filled with great parties, amazing beaches and more celebrities than you can shake a Chanel handbag at. Another LA speciality is food. From legendary burger joints to super-hip restaurants, Los Angeles has some of the greatest food hangouts in the world. Here are a few of the very best.

The Fat Dog

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A 1000 square feet patio, outstanding cocktails and a location in up and coming North Hollywood make The Fat Dog a must-visit for any LA scenester. Word has it the bavette steak is next level, too.

11050 Magnolia Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601



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Want a selection of cheap eats that are stuffed with tons of flavour? Look no further than DogHaus, a hot dog restaurant that is takes its sausages seriously.

Various locations across LA


The Running Goose

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Specialising in wholesome comfort food, The Running Goose even has its very own herb and vegetable garden right next to the patio. Pretty sure you don’t have to pick it yourself though.

1620 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028


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At the other end of the healthy eating spectrum is the decadent but delicious Pizzanista! on East 7th St. Their speciality is the nomilicious Mac and Cheese Pizza. Oh lord.

2019 E. 7th St. Los Angeles, CA 90021



LA Mag


This new Studio City addition focuses on quality Mexican seafood and, according to the reviews, it does it damn well. There is a huge selection of tequila behind the bar too.

11929 Ventura Blvd. Studio City, CA 91604



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The famous burger chain started life in the Baldwin Park area of LA back in 1948 with the world’s first ever drive thru diner. The burgers really have to be tasted to be believed.

Various locations across LA



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An intimate upmarket restaurant from Australian celebrity chef Curtis Stone, Maude is all about seasonal produce cooked well. Which makes it crazy expensive, obviously.

212 S Beverly Dr. Beverly Hills, CA 90212


Beer Belly

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Don’t fancy posh nosh? Then head for K-Town’s Beer Belly. As the name suggests the bar specialises in fine craft beers, but it also does a line in damn good pub food too.

532 S Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA

Nobu Los Angeles


Co-owned by a certain Robert Di Niro, Nobu is a sushi restaurant frequented by the great and good of Hollywood. It ain’t cheap, but it is very, very cool.

903 North La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90069 


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Another super-pricey option, but one which is just about as glamorous as it gets in the city of angels. Tavern does a fine line in American fusion cuisine, and a very impressive line in celeb spotting too.

11648 San Vicente Blvd. Brentwood, Los Angeles, CA 90049

Want to try some great American-influenced fodder without the long flight? Check out our menu now. We can’t guarantee the West Coast weather, but we’ve got the summer vibe nailed.

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