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Seasons change, trends come and go, but these restaurants have withstood the test of time—and have become integral parts of the Los Angeles dining scene. Here are Los Angeles’s OpenTable Classics: the places that continue to excel after 10+ years. There’s a reason they’re still around: they keep giving us a reason to come back.

Restaurants:AOC, Pizzeria Mozza, Osteria Mozza
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Californian, Italian
Neighborhoods:Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St., Hollywood
$$$$·Californian·
Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St.
2,736 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Chef Suzanne Goin is one of the most important figures in the Los Angeles food scene, and her restaurant AOC helped define the laid-back, stylish, ingredients-focused cooking that Read more
90% recommended
Californian in Los Angeles
82 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
$$$$·Italian·
Hollywood
4,767 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Chef Nancy Silverton certainly knows her way around a pizza—and her expertise is always on show at Pizzeria Mozza, where she churns out consistently delicious pizzas and Italian foRead more
93% recommended
Best Food in Hollywood
189 people mentioned the Squash Blossom
$$$$·Italian·
Hollywood
4,494 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Chef Nancy Silverton has created a Los Angeles restaurant empire, and Osteria Mozza is the crown jewel. Get anything from the in-house mozzarella bar, and you can’t go wrong with aRead more
90% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Hollywood
97 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus
$$$$·Californian·
West Hollywood
2,186 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Lucques is where Los Angeles legends Suzanne Goin and Carolyn Styne planted the flag for the type of Los Angeles food they made so famous. Here, you’ll find seasonal cuisine inspirRead more
94% recommended
Californian in Los Angeles
114 people mentioned the Short Rib
$$$$·Californian·
Beverly Hills
4,705 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
There is nobody in the world quite like Wolfgang Puck, the international celebrity chef with restaurants all over the globe—and there’s no restaurant quite like Spago, the place whRead more
94% recommended
Californian in Los Angeles
75 people mentioned the Veal Chop
$$$$·American·
Century City
3,460 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Craft Los Angeles, a restaurant in Culver City from renowned chef and Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio, is extremely good at what it does—which is elegant, seasonal American food, simpRead more
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in Westside
97 people mentioned the Short Rib
$$$$·American·
Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St.
2,463 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Jar is a Los Angeles classic, a chophouse serving simply prepared meats and fish accompanied by a wide range of sauces (think bearnaise, creamy horseradish, green peppercorn, etc.)Read more
96% recommended
American in Los Angeles
388 people mentioned the Pot Roast
$$$$·Seafood·
Hollywood
3,186 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
There are few restaurants in Los Angeles as lauded as Michael Chimarusti’s Providence, and it’s not hard to see why. In a city where true fine-dining restaurants are rare, ProvidenRead more
94% recommended
Notable Wine List in Los Angeles
70 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
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$$$$·Contemporary American·
Culver City
2,980 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
AKASHA could easily be a caricature of a Los Angeles restaurant: everything down to the takeout containers is sustainable. But chef Akasha Richmond keeps it real with her menu, whiRead more
88% recommended
Healthy in Westside
66 people mentioned the Short Rib
$$$$·Californian·
West Hollywood
852 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
There are few places as Los Angeles as The Tower Bar, found in the Sunset Tower Hotel. The menu, which feels distinctly Californian, takes cues from France and Italy—but you’re herRead more
88% recommended
Best Ambiance in West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
8 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie
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