los angeles
The Griddle Cafe is one of los angeles.

1. The Griddle Cafe

9.2
7916 W Sunset Blvd (at Fairfax Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Breakfast Spot · 377 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: great spot to sit outside one morning, people watch and eat a great breakfast: mainly pancakes bigger than your face.

Doll Factory (L.A. Derby Dolls) is one of los angeles.

2. Doll Factory (L.A. Derby Dolls)

1910 W Temple St (at N Westlake Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Event Space · Greater Echo Park Elysian · 47 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: an experience not to be missed. say hi to my friends micki and cris!

The Varnish is one of los angeles.

3. The Varnish

9.1
118 E 6th St (at Main St), Los Angeles, CA
Speakeasy · Central City East · 122 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: a very new york-like speakeasy feel in the back room here – you know, if you're feeling nostalgic for home. snag a table in one of the booths by the back wall and have them mix up your faves

The Standard, Downtown LA is one of los angeles.

4. The Standard, Downtown LA

8.3
550 S Flower St (at 6th St), Los Angeles, CA
Hotel · Financial District · 138 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: you could spend hours on the rooftop with a magazine or two (occasionally dips into the pool encouraged)

Yard House is one of los angeles.

5. Yard House

8.9
800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
American Restaurant · South Park · 212 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: best place for a drink before a game/event – the staples center is literally across the street

Bottega Louie is one of los angeles.

6. Bottega Louie

9.3
700 S Grand Ave (at 7th St), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · Financial District · 704 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: told it was a must-try in LA, it's massive in every way: the space, the menu, the drinks.

Cha Cha Lounge is one of los angeles.

7. Cha Cha Lounge

7.0
2375 Glendale Blvd (btwn Silver Lake & Deane St), Los Angeles, CA
Bar · Silver Lake · 98 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: a silver lake local: cheap drinks, foosball, a photo booth, a vending machine full of randoms

Villains Tavern is one of los angeles.

8. Villains Tavern

8.9
1356 Palmetto St (at S Santa Fe Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Bar · Arts District · 97 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: a fav: it feels like two bars in one: in the back, a speakeasy; the front and outside – a place to kick back with beers

Sushi Park is one of los angeles.

9. Sushi Park

8.4
8539 W Sunset Blvd #20, Los Angeles, CA
Sushi Restaurant · 25 tips and reviews

Mari S.Mari Sheibley: Who knew some of the best sushi in North America was in an LA strip mall. Go omakase, order a bottle of sake and casually try and figure out if that person sitting next to you is famous or not.

Osteria Mozza is one of los angeles.

10. Osteria Mozza

9.1
6602 Melrose Ave (at Highland Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · 128 tips and reviews

Mari S.Mari Sheibley: The grilled octopus appetizer is tender, meaty and amazing.

Venice Beach is one of los angeles.

11. Venice Beach

9.3
Venice Beach (along the Pacific Ocean), Venice, CA
Beach · Venice Beach · 496 tips and reviews
The Thirsty Crow is one of los angeles.

12. The Thirsty Crow

8.5
2939 W Sunset Blvd (btwn Reno & Vendome), Los Angeles, CA
Bar · Silver Lake · 73 tips and reviews
Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles is one of los angeles.

13. Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

9.1
1514 N Gower St (at Sunset Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · 220 tips and reviews
Shutters On The Beach is one of los angeles.

14. Shutters On The Beach

9.2
1 Pico Blvd (at Appian Way), Santa Monica, CA
Resort · Downtown Santa Monica · 97 tips and reviews
Vista Theater is one of los angeles.

15. Vista Theater

9.3
4473 Sunset Dr (at Hillhurst Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Movie Theater · Los Feliz · 90 tips and reviews
Santa Monica Pier is one of los angeles.

16. Santa Monica Pier

200 Santa Monica Pier (at Santa Monica State Beach), Santa Monica, CA
Pier · Downtown Santa Monica · 359 tips and reviews
Hollywood Sign is one of los angeles.

17. Hollywood Sign

9.3
Mount Lee Dr., Los Angeles, CA
Monument / Landmark · 106 tips and reviews
Playland Arcade is one of los angeles.

18. Playland Arcade

7.9
350 Santa Monica Pier (Ocean), Santa Monica, CA
Arcade · Downtown Santa Monica · 19 tips and reviews

Mari S.Mari Sheibley: Get your photobooth picture here! Don't fall for the first one you see though, find the one that puts out real prints. Takes $4 in quarters. Totally worth it though.

Soho House is one of los angeles.

19. Soho House

9.3
9200 W Sunset Blvd (at Cory Ave), West Hollywood, CA
Lounge · 132 tips and reviews
Warner Bros. Studios is one of los angeles.

20. Warner Bros. Studios

9.4
4000 Warner Blvd, Burbank, CA
General Entertainment · 74 tips and reviews
Hollywood Sign Vista Point is one of los angeles.

21. Hollywood Sign Vista Point

9.0
Canyon Lake Dr, Los Angeles, CA
Scenic Lookout · 24 tips and reviews
Cecconi's is one of los angeles.

22. Cecconi's

9.1
8764 Melrose Ave (at N Robertson Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · 149 tips and reviews

Nick B.Nick Bilton: There are power outlets in the corner tables outside. The wifi is free. Great tea selection.

Pizzeria Mozza is one of los angeles.

23. Pizzeria Mozza

9.5
641 N Highland Ave (at Melrose Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Pizza Place · 248 tips and reviews
Baxter Finley Barber & Shop is one of los angeles.

24. Baxter Finley Barber & Shop

9.1
515 N LA Cienega Blvd (Rosewood), West Hollywood, CA
Salon / Barbershop · 12 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: old-school shop with old-school attention. ask for frank.

Château Marmont is one of los angeles.

25. Château Marmont

9.3
8221 W Sunset Blvd (at Marmont Ln.), West Hollywood, CA
Hotel · West Los Angeles · 124 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: have lunch (and drinks, of course) in the garden. pretend-talk about this new script you've been kicking around.

The Hart + The Hunter is one of los angeles.

26. The Hart + The Hunter

8.6
7950 Melrose Ave (at N Hayworth Ave), Los Angeles, CA
New American Restaurant · Mid-City West · 77 tips and reviews
TCL Chinese Theatre is one of los angeles.

27. TCL Chinese Theatre

8.7
6801 Hollywood Blvd (in Hollywood & Highland, Level 3), Los Angeles, CA
Movie Theater · 198 tips and reviews
Griffith Observatory is one of los angeles.

28. Griffith Observatory

9.5
2800 E Observatory Ave (at Griffith Park), Los Angeles, CA
Observatory · 518 tips and reviews
Samuel Oschin Planetarium is one of los angeles.

29. Samuel Oschin Planetarium

8.7
2800 E Observatory Ave (at Griffith Observatory), Los Angeles, CA
Planetarium · 15 tips and reviews
Malo is one of los angeles.

30. Malo

8.3
4326 W Sunset Blvd (at Fountain Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Mexican Restaurant · 101 tips and reviews
Gjelina is one of los angeles.

31. Gjelina

9.4
1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd (at Millwood Ave), Venice, CA
New American Restaurant · Venice · 479 tips and reviews
Viceroy Santa Monica is one of los angeles.

32. Viceroy Santa Monica

8.5
1819 Ocean Ave (at Pico Blvd), Santa Monica, CA
Hotel · Downtown Santa Monica · 59 tips and reviews
The Stahl House (Case Study House #22) is one of los angeles.

33. The Stahl House (Case Study House #22)

1635 Woods Dr, Los Angeles, CA
Building · West Los Angeles · 5 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: one of my favorites. if you're doing a tour, be sure to go after 4p as you'll be able to catch light, sunset and night.

The Bazaar by José Andrés is one of los angeles.

34. The Bazaar by José Andrés

9.3
465 S LA Cienega Blvd (at San Vicente Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Tapas Restaurant · Mid-City West · 232 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: do this: LN2 caipirinha. olives. "Philly cheesesteak". king crab buns. boneless Mary's chicken wings. wagyu flank steak. rossejat. Yukon potato "gnocchi". "your life will change dashi linguini."

Son of a Gun is one of los angeles.

35. Son of a Gun

9.2
8370 W 3rd St (at S. Orlando Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Mid-City West · 147 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: the shrimp toast sandwich was so good i ate the whole thing with my eyes closed. also: fried chicken sandwich; lobster roll.

The Daily Dose is one of los angeles.

36. The Daily Dose

8.2
1820 Industrial St (Mateo), Los Angeles, CA
Café · Arts District · 43 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: a great place in the hood to get a coffee and chill outside.

Mohawk Bend is one of los angeles.

37. Mohawk Bend

9.1
2141 W Sunset Blvd (at Mohawk St), Los Angeles, CA
Gastropub · Echo Park · 187 tips and reviews
Matsuhisa is one of los angeles.

38. Matsuhisa

9.1
129 N LA Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA
Sushi Restaurant · West Los Angeles · 75 tips and reviews
Labels Table Deli is one of los angeles.

39. Labels Table Deli

7.3
9226 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Deli / Bodega · South Robertson · 7 tips and reviews

Mike O.Mike Onorato: Get the extra lean corned beef on rye and the matzo ball soup. Get a fountain soda too. They have the best ice.

The Tasting Kitchen is one of los angeles.

40. The Tasting Kitchen

9.1
1633 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA
New American Restaurant · Venice · 161 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: The chicken-and-waffles situation: amazing. And ask for the off-menu Braveheart cocktail.

Tortoise General Store is one of los angeles.

41. Tortoise General Store

8.9
1208 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA
Furniture / Home Store · Venice · 14 tips and reviews
Lemonade Venice is one of los angeles.

42. Lemonade Venice

9.0
1661 Abbott Kinney Blvd (at W Venice Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
New American Restaurant · Venice · 162 tips and reviews
Another Kind Of Sunrise is one of los angeles.

43. Another Kind Of Sunrise

7.2
1629 Abbot Kinney Blvd (btwn Venice & Palms), Venice, CA
Café · Venice · 11 tips and reviews
Venice Canals is one of los angeles.

44. Venice Canals

Dell Ave (at Howland Canal), Venice, CA
River · Venice · 83 tips and reviews
Petit Ermitage is one of los angeles.

45. Petit Ermitage

8.6
8822 Cynthia St, West Hollywood, CA
Hotel · 36 tips and reviews
COMMISSARY is one of los angeles.

46. COMMISSARY

8.1
3515 Wilshire Blvd (Normandie), Los Angeles, CA
New American Restaurant · Wilshire Center - Koreatown · 52 tips and reviews
Break Room 86 is one of los angeles.

47. Break Room 86

8.0
630 S Ardmore Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Hotel Bar · Wilshire Center - Koreatown · 11 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: Walk into the club via a vending machine – and enter the 80s: break dancers, Michael Jackson clone, 80s cover band, &c.

HomeState is one of los angeles.

48. HomeState

9.1
4624 Hollywood Blvd (at Vermont Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Breakfast Spot · East Hollywood · 54 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: For breakfast: guadalope & trinity tacos

Sotto is one of los angeles.

49. Sotto

8.7
9575 W Pico Blvd (at Edris Dr), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · South Robertson · 70 tips and reviews
Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea is one of los angeles.

50. Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea

9.0
3922 W Sunset Blvd (at Santa Monica Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Coffee Shop · Silver Lake · 222 tips and reviews
Blue Corn Quesadilla Lady is one of los angeles.

51. Blue Corn Quesadilla Lady

8.3
Los Angeles, CA
Latin American Restaurant · Greater Echo Park Elysian · 10 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: Echo Park's master at huitlacoche blue corn quesadillas.

Orsa & Winston is one of los angeles.

52. Orsa & Winston

8.0
122 W 4th St (btwn S Main & S Spring St), Los Angeles, CA
Italian Restaurant · Gallery Row · 14 tips and reviews
Guisados is one of los angeles.

53. Guisados

9.5
1261 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Taco Place · Greater Echo Park Elysian · 120 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: The quesadilla & the taco sampler. Skip the Armando Palmero - it was too sugary and just Meh.

Night + Market Song is one of los angeles.

54. Night + Market Song

9.0
3322 W Sunset Blvd (at Micheltorena St), Los Angeles, CA
Thai Restaurant · Silver Lake · 35 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: So very authentic – I felt transported. Try the chicken sandwich, but you'll likely not go wrong with any choice.

Pine & Crane is one of los angeles.

55. Pine & Crane

9.3
1521 Griffith Park Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Taiwanese Restaurant · Silver Lake · 73 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: the dan dan noodles. wait, actually, the mushroom sticky rice.

Superba Snack Bar is one of los angeles.

56. Superba Snack Bar

533 Rose Ave, Venice, CA
New American Restaurant · North of Rose · 72 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: the cauliflower "t-bone" steak. yes. do that.