Mapplr's favorite restaurants in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a wonderful place for dining out because of the ethnic diversity of the city and the presence of a lively arts and entertainment community. Here are my favorites (for now). I will update the list over time.

  • Bastide
    8475 Melrose Pl.
    West Hollywood
    +1 (323) 651 5950
    French
  • Catch
    Casa del Mar
    1910 Ocean Way
    Santa Monica
    +1 (310) 581 7714
    Seafood
    www.catchsantamonica.com
  • Comme Ça
    8479 Melrose Ave.
    West Hollywood
    +1 (323) 782 1178
    Brasserie
    www.commecarestaurant.com
  • Fraîche
    9411 Culver Blvd.,
    Culver City
    +1 (310) 839 6800
    Mediterranean
    www.fraicherestaurantla.com
  • Jin Patisserie
    1202 Abbot Kinney Blvd
    Venice
    +1 (310) 399-8801
    Creative, unusual pastries
    www.jinpatisserie.com
  • Osteria Mozza
    6602 Melrose Ave.
    +1 (323) 297 0100
    Italian
    www.mozza-la.com
  • R-23
    923 E. Second St.
    +1 (213) 687 7178
    Japanese
    www.r23.com

Below is a Google map of my favorites in Los Angeles.

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Esme Vos is the founder of Mapplr, a travel site featuring boutique hotels, luxury resorts, travel guides and restaurant reviews. You can find her on and Twitter.