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La Casita Mexicana is one of LA Eater 38.

1. La Casita Mexicana

4030 Gage Ave, Bell, CA
Mexican Restaurant · 43 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Some of LA's most authentic Mexican food can be found here. Inexpensive, located in Bell, more than worth the drive. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Father's Office is one of LA Eater 38.

2. Father's Office

1018 Montana Ave (btwn 10th & 11th St), Santa Monica, CA
Gastropub · Wilshire-Montana · 181 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Despite one too many rules, Sang Yoon's burger joint is straight-up killer, and serves a vast selection of craft beers. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Animal is one of LA Eater 38.

3. Animal

435 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA
New American Restaurant · Mid-City West · 195 tips and reviews

EaterEater: A newbie by comparison to some Eater 38 members, Jon and Vinny's small and loud porkapalooza delight remains all the rage with the food set. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Mélisse is one of LA Eater 38.

4. Mélisse

1104 Wilshire Blvd (at 11th St), Santa Monica, CA
French Restaurant · West Los Angeles · 40 tips and reviews

EaterEater: It's all about the tasting menus at Josiah Citrin's consistent high quality French eatery. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Gjelina is one of LA Eater 38.

5. Gjelina

1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd (at Millwood Ave.), Venice, CA
American Restaurant · Venice · 426 tips and reviews

EaterEater: A neighborhoody spot that's filled with regulars, pick from seasonalsmall plate offerings and some skinny-crusted brick oven pizzas. The roasted vegetables are also a must-try. Read more.

Langer's Delicatessen-Restaurant is one of LA Eater 38.

6. Langer's Delicatessen-Restaurant

704 S Alvarado St (at 7th St), Los Angeles, CA
Deli / Bodega · Westlake South · 142 tips and reviews

EaterEater: LA's most famous old school deli, do not miss the pastrami sandwich! [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

SUGARFISH | Studio City is one of LA Eater 38.

7. SUGARFISH | Studio City

11288 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA
Sushi Restaurant · Studio City · 39 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The. Sushi. Nazi. Nozawa may be past its prime, but this is the original sushi gansta. Big hunks of fresh fish atop mounds of rice, just trust him. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Bäco Mercat is one of LA Eater 38.

8. Bäco Mercat

408 S Main St (at 4th St), Los Angeles, CA
Gastropub · Toy District · 132 tips and reviews

EaterEater: In addition to the bäco expect a bevy of seasonally inspired plates, craft beer, boutique wine, modern cocktails, and house-made sodas. [Eater 38 Member]

Son of a Gun is one of LA Eater 38.

9. Son of a Gun

8370 W 3rd St (at S. Orlando Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Mid-City West · 133 tips and reviews

EaterEater: This sophomore effort from Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo of Animal features seafood-centric fare inside a nautical-inspired space. [Eater 38 Member]

ink. is one of LA Eater 38.

10. ink.

8360 Melrose Ave (at Kings Rd), Los Angeles, CA
American Restaurant · Mid-City West · 173 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Top Cheffer Michael Voltaggio's first formal restaurant, hip and minimalist in aesthetic. Expect beautifully presented seasonal dishes prepared using innovative techniques. [Eater 38 Member]

Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle is one of LA Eater 38.

11. Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle

2057 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Noodle House · West Los Angeles · 155 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Tsujita LA serves the best standard ramen and tsukemen in all of Los Angeles. The tsukemen might even be better than the ramen. Only available during lunch and cash only. [Eater 38 Member]

Milo and Olive is one of LA Eater 38.

12. Milo and Olive

2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
Bakery · West Los Angeles · 96 tips and reviews

EaterEater: A tiny, always packed bakery and cafe from the Rustic Canyon team. Expect seasonal small plates, impeccable baked goods, and some of the best pizza pies in the city. [Eater 38 Member]

Spago Beverly Hills is one of LA Eater 38.

13. Spago Beverly Hills

176 N Canon Dr (at Wilshire Blvd.), Beverly Hills, CA
New American Restaurant · West Los Angeles · 107 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Wolfgang Puck's Spago went under the knife last summer and emerged with a clean new aesthetic, thanks to designer Waldo Fernandez (Soho House). A new California-Asian fusion menu is in place, too

Din Tai Fung Dumpling House #1 is one of LA Eater 38.

14. Din Tai Fung Dumpling House #1

1108 S Baldwin Ave (at Arcadia Ave), Arcadia, CA
Dumpling Restaurant · 217 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Synonymous with Chinese food in America maybe more so than any other restaurant. Come for the made-to-order xiao long boas but always expect a wait.

Rustic Canyon Wine Bar is one of LA Eater 38.

15. Rustic Canyon Wine Bar

1119 Wilshire Blvd (at 11th Ct.), Santa Monica, CA
Wine Bar · Wilshire-Montana · 76 tips and reviews

EaterEater: In addition to a new full bar program, chef Jeremy Fox's lighter California-style veggie-centered dishes shine, making the staple westside date spot once again obligatory. [Eater 38 Member]

Bestia is one of LA Eater 38.

16. Bestia

2121 E 7th Pl (at Santa Fe Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · Downtown Los Angeles · 148 tips and reviews

EaterEater: There's heavy emphasis on house-cured meats, pizzas, and pastas, with unexpected and inspired flavors. The beverage program here, from cocktails to wine, is a hit, too. [Eater 38 Member]

Trois Mec is one of LA Eater 38.

17. Trois Mec

716 N Highland Ave (at Melrose Ave), Los Angeles, CA
New American Restaurant · 35 tips and reviews

EaterEater: A tough ticket to score (just 26 seats), and meals must be purchased in advance off the website. Includes tip but excludes alcohol, the prix fixe amounts to nearly $100 a head. [Eater 38 Member]

The Hart + The Hunter is one of LA Eater 38.

18. The Hart + The Hunter

7950 Melrose Ave (at N Hayworth Ave), Los Angeles, CA
New American Restaurant · Mid-City West · 67 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Perhaps the quintessential Los Angeles restaurant born out of a Venice pop-up, H+H embraces seasonality with a Southern twang. [Eater 38 Member]

A.O.C. is one of LA Eater 38.

19. A.O.C.

8700 W 3rd St (Crescent Heights), Los Angeles, CA
Wine Bar · Mid-City West · 103 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The wine bar is now as buzzy as ever. A new full bar and revamped California-style menu, the tastefully designed eatery is perfectly poised for drinks with friends or a quiet date. [Eater 38 Member]

Night + Market is one of LA Eater 38.

20. Night + Market

9041 W Sunset Blvd (Doheny Dr), West Hollywood, CA
Asian Restaurant · 49 tips and reviews

EaterEater: This hip, minimalist spot on Sunset Boulevard makes some of the best Thai street food in the city. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Bucato is one of LA Eater 38.

21. Bucato

3280 Helms Ave (at Washington Blvd), Culver City, CA
Italian Restaurant · West Los Angeles · 38 tips and reviews

EaterEater: A wood-burning oven churns out small meat and veggie-centered plates, but don't try and snag a photo. The use of cell phones inside the restaurant is "politely discouraged." [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Alma is one of LA Eater 38.

22. Alma

952 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA
New American Restaurant · Fashion District · 27 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Ari Taymor's first venture is dedicated to impeccably sourced hyper-local ingredients presented in a rather unique and innovative manner. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

The Bazaar by José Andrés is one of LA Eater 38.

23. The Bazaar by José Andrés

465 S LA Cienega Blvd (at San Vicente Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Tapas Restaurant · Mid-City West · 223 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Jose Andres explores a different kind of dining inside the SLS Hotel, the kind of sexy and sophisticated dining room that pushes out delectable collection of Spanish-inspired tapas. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Canele Restaurant is one of LA Eater 38.

24. Canele Restaurant

3219 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
French Restaurant · Central Atwater · 35 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Canele is one of the few neighborhood spots in LA. Brunch is no slouch. Make sure to come early to beat the crowd. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Chengdu Taste is one of LA Eater 38.

25. Chengdu Taste

828 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA
Szechuan Restaurant · 31 tips and reviews

EaterEater: This ode to Sichuan doesn't hold back with flavors, so expect to endure massive lines to enjoy near-perfect renditions of spicy classics. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Chi Spacca is one of LA Eater 38.

26. Chi Spacca

6610 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · 26 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The Bistecca alla Fiorentina would make grown carnivores cry. The house charcuterie is fantastic while other dishes like the bone marrow pie defy any person's sense of moderation. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Hinoki & The Bird is one of LA Eater 38.

27. Hinoki & The Bird

10 W Century Dr, Los Angeles, CA
Japanese Restaurant · Century City · 64 tips and reviews

EaterEater: In one of the most unique restaurant spaces in town, Hinoki & the Bird remains a world-class eatery under the helm of Kuniko Yagi, who adds East & Southeast Asian touches to the menu.[Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Kang Ho Dong Baek Jeong is one of LA Eater 38.

28. Kang Ho Dong Baek Jeong

3465 W 6th St (at Chapman Plaza), Los Angeles, CA
Korean Restaurant · Wilshire Center - Koreatown · 93 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The best quality meats, the best marinades, only the most essential banchan, and an ambiance lifted straight out of a street-side spot in Seoul. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Kobawoo House is one of LA Eater 38.

29. Kobawoo House

698 S Vermont Ave (at 7th St.), Los Angeles, CA
Korean Restaurant · Wilshire Center - Koreatown · 32 tips and reviews

EaterEater: There are more than a dozen outstanding Korean restaurants in Koreatown. The lunchtime bossam is a great deal while the stews, fish, and pancakes are all top drawer. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Orsa & Winston is one of LA Eater 38.

30. Orsa & Winston

122 W 4th St (btwn S Main & S Spring St), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · Gallery Row · 9 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Josef Centeno decided to come back with a bang, this time taking over a 40 seat spot. The meals here are immediately gratifying & reasonably priced for this level of quality. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Osteria Mozza is one of LA Eater 38.

31. Osteria Mozza

6602 Melrose Ave (at Highland Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · 123 tips and reviews

EaterEater: A good place to hit during the weekday for an amaro and plate of burrata, the service is always going to be top notch. The pastas or main dishes are prepared to perfection. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Providence is one of LA Eater 38.

32. Providence

5955 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Central Hollywood · 84 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Michael Cimarusti's ode to seafood-centric fine dining has gotten a much needed revamp, with a nautical theme to reinforce the kind of preparations happening on the plate. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Red Medicine is one of LA Eater 38.

33. Red Medicine

8400 Wilshire Blvd (at Gale Dr.), Beverly Hills, CA
Vietnamese Restaurant · West Los Angeles · 90 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Nothing on the short menu is particularly weak, but the desserts are extremely strong, especially the iconic coconut bavarois. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

République is one of LA Eater 38.

34. République

624 S LA Brea Ave (at 6th St), Los Angeles, CA
French Restaurant · Hancock Park · 99 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The desserts, breads, and pastries by Margarita are near-perfect while the charcuterie board is sure to stun anyone. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Sapp Coffee Shop is one of LA Eater 38.

35. Sapp Coffee Shop

5183 Hollywood Blvd (at North Kingsley Dr), Los Angeles, CA
Coffee Shop · Los Feliz · 47 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Sapp Coffee Shop has two iconic dishes that are must-trys. First, the jade noodles, both dry and immersed in soup. Second the Thai Boat Noodles, which are dank, intense, & spicy. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Shunji Japanese Cuisine is one of LA Eater 38.

36. Shunji Japanese Cuisine

12244 W Pico Blvd (at Bundy Dr), Los Angeles, CA
Japanese Restaurant · West Los Angeles · 24 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Shunji balances sushi & hot dishes at an attainable price in an old Depression-era chili restaurant. The sashimi plate, nigiri sushi, and tomato agadashi are worth the admission fee. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Sqirl Kitchen is one of LA Eater 38.

37. Sqirl Kitchen

720 N Virgil Ave (at Marathon St), Los Angeles, CA
Bakery · East Hollywood · 91 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Jessica Koslow realized that the Eastside was bereft of a great every day breakfast and lunch spot, and SQIRL was the answer everyone was waiting for. Don't miss the desserts. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

The Tasting Kitchen is one of LA Eater 38.

38. The Tasting Kitchen

1633 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA
New American Restaurant · Venice · 155 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Casey Lane's Italian-inflected restaurant still maintains an excellent level of quality. The room is one of the most lovely on the block. Try the pastas. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.