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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

French Restaurant
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“Sunday brunch spot for a true LA experience. Live jazz, rooftop vibes, delicious eats and great drinks. Try the crab Benedict, bread pudding and the sangria. After brunch head up one floor to the rooftop bar for great views of downtown LA. Tip: make a reservation! Note: my location is 15 mins away from Perch ”
  • 341 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Best French-Italian restaurant in my opinion. Almost everything on the menu is good. Their dessert selections were amazing, I love the tiramisu. ”
  • 218 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“One of many excellent taco joints! I recommend the mixed platter - an assortment of mini tacos. Sit on the patio out back.”
  • 138 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“Hip beer hall that serves exotic sausages such as rabbit and snake in addition to some traditional ones. Highly rated. ”
  • 126 locals recommend
Garden-sourced, wood-fired fare in a neighborhood spot
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“My favorite place for dinner in the neighborhood. I like to sit at the bar if I'm on my own or with another person. The bartenders are super friendly. Also a popular place for brunch on weekends.”
  • 97 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“This is home of the “baco,” the signature flatbread sandwich that was developed by chef Josef Centeno. The original baco was the crispy pork belly and beef carnitas with caraway pepper. Since then, the baco bread has taken centerstage and works as a vessel for all things delicious: pork, beef, poultry, seafood, and veggies. Located in the historic Old Bank district of downtown, Caco Mercat is consistently”
  • 82 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“quiet, amazing restaurant with a yummy brunch. wednesday is $6 burger night. really great service with a nice patio”
  • 69 locals recommend
Arcade
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“An In-N-Out-style burger in an ‘80s arcade bar One of LA’s best burgers also comes from one of its most unlikely places: the Asian-leaning menu from the Starry Kitchen duo at the video-game-laden gastropub Button Mash. A year was spent researching other burgers to nail this one, which is double-decker a la In-N-Out and smashed to give it crunch; it bashes you with all-American flavor (and also goes great with dan dan noodles).”
  • 68 locals recommend
Ramen Restaurant
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“This is one of my favorite ramen spots in LA. There can often be a line outside but you can put in your name and explore Japan town if the wait is lengthy. Also if the wait is too long there is a great Udon spot next door. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Great sushi but so popular it's tough to get in! Must line up before they open! ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Trendy bar with literary drinks and delicious food. Open from 3 pm- 2 am daily”
  • 35 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Located a block from Olvera Street in Downtown Los Angeles, an LA institution! ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Get the puffy tacos with shrimp or a juicy carne guisada (stewed beef) floating above a delicate fried corn tortilla puffed up. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Its sister restaurant to sugar fish. High quality hand rolls at a reasonable price. Its also right downstairs.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“The only thing slutty about this place is the amount of yolk porn you’ll see from every single egg dish.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Cute local family-style Mexican cantina, with flaming margaritas and mariachi band in the evenings.”
  • 46 locals recommend