Legendary West Hollywood Restaurants
When you’re hungry and in the mood for exploration, head to the Sunset Strip and neighboring boulevards and side streets to find some of the best West Hollywood restaurants. From classic Italian to Asian Latin fusion and everything in between, these Sunset Blvd restaurants and nearby Hollywood eateries are as diverse as the types of films the city produces every year. Browse our favorites below.
8478 Melrose Avenue
Robert De Niro and the Weinstein Brothers own this Italian joint. The brick oven pizzas and garlicky seafood soup are a must. The Tuscan-style T-bone steak is a popular dish that you have to try! Thursday nights seem to be the night of preference for all the celebrities.
7313 Beverly Boulevard
This might possibly be the best Italian food in L.A.! It’s like having dinner at your Italian mother’s house. The wine list is exceptionally well priced and you can also order most by the glass or carafe.
Asia de Cuba
In the Mondrian Hotel
Latin Asian fusion cuisine. This is the epitome of L.A. cuisine. This West Hollywood restaurant’s mojitos and tropical drinks will sweep you to the beaches of Havana. You must try the Cuban Spicy Chicken with Coconut Rice, and Macadamia Nut encrusted Halibut. Leave room for dessert and ask for an outdoor table by the arbor or along the windows by the pool for a breathtaking view of the city.
9000 Sunset Boulevard
Celebrities and all L.A.-in-the-know flock for the amazing prime steak and lobster served in this hip, fine steakhouse. Caesar salad made right at your table and amazing sides like the fantastic seasonal sautéed mushrooms, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, and smoked gouda mac n’ cheese. A delicious and classic Sunset Blvd restaurant.
8615 Sunset Boulevard
A Sunset Strip favorite for lunch and dinner. Great pastas, salads and perfect for people-watching on a warm L.A. day at this West Hollywood restaurant.
8630 Sunset Boulevard
Known for their delicious desserts and overall menu - grab a table on the Plaza sidewalk and enjoy your meal in the shade.
747 North La Cienega
Too good to be true… Belmont is a staple of both yummy cuisine and reliable, fun bar environment, the perfect start to a night out or the last stop. Their “Make your own Bloody Mary bar” is not to be missed on the weekends – definitely the hangover cure!
8741 Sunset Boulevard
Boutique Italian restaurant with an intimate and homely feel yet a favorite on the Strip. Its menu includes a long list of regional Italian wines. Only wine and beer is served at this boutique Sunset Blvd restaurant. A nice spot for dinner!
8310 Sunset Boulevard
Possibly the birthplace of Happy Hour, this cantina is one of the most affordable places to grab a quick bite to eat and drink it all down! Not too be missed for those who like fun and a crowd!
8590 Sunset Boulevard
Homespun gelato, salads, wraps, smoothies & more. A popular spot for those with a light appetite and little time on their hands. Although a side-walk café, it lives up to the sleek and chic neighboring restaurants over on the Sunset Plaza!
Chin Chin Café
8615 Sunset Boulevard
The outdoor patio is the perfect place to people-watch on the plaza at this casual Cali-Chinese spot. Neither your eyes nor taste buds will grow tiresome of all the yummy delights found at this Sunset Blvd. restaurant.
8401 Santa Monica Boulevard
This is for the healthy-minded only! For the meat eaters or the vegan, Hugo’s offers a range of delights, most from local farmers. From quinoa to their very green casserole…Yummy! Oh! Organic wines, too!
7616 Sunset Blvd.
One of LA’s most popular breakfast cafes. The creatively named dishes make ordering fun, and the art of eating is well-received! Want breakfast? Go there!
7408 Sunset Boulevard
Home to flaming margaritas and the L.A. dietary staple - Mexican cuisine. A classic in the hood: a staple in both cuisine and amongst the favorites list. A short walk from the hotel, this restaurant is not to be missed, especially if you’re shopping for musical equipment in this LA neighborhood.
Dolce Enoteca e Ristorante
8284 Melrose Avenue (Sweetzer)
Ashton Kutcher’s restaurant is an excellent modern Italian dining experience. The fiery ambiance along with the DJ spinning acid jazz create the perfect scene for some scrumptious Risotto with Gorgonzola and radicchio, lobster fusilli, or chicory-enhanced veal.
7213 Sunset Boulevard
Beautiful people hang out on the large open patio listening to the DJ spin while the diners inside enjoy the exceptional meatloaf and wood fired pizza. A hangout for locals and those in the know. This is the boîte for new American cuisine.
6633 Hollywood Boulevard
A very trendy Japanese restaurant with cool modern décor, super-high ceilings and an eloquent menu. The theme is the Geisha…the folks are Hollywood.
8439 West Sunset Boulevard
Katana offers the best out-door patio dining in this town or any other. The Sunset Boulevard restaurant specializes in Robata-style cuisine; meats, poultry, fish and vegetables are grilled over a traditional Japanese open flame charcoal grill. “Don’t forget the sushi.”
Le Petit Four
8654 Sunset Boulevard
Dine & people watch at this Sunset Strip restaurant. Great for lunch or dinner - the menu never fails to please.
8768 Sunset Boulevard
A staple on the Strip for the last three decades. This Cal-Mediterranean restaurant buys its ingredients from local farmers & fish markets. Do not skip this one!
8730 Sunset Boulevard
A sexy yet functional West Hollywood restaurant and bar with late night dinning - until 1 am. Great for intimate dinners or group gatherings as the spaces are divided into distinct areas that evolve from dining to livelier lounge niches. Don’t miss this gem among Sunset Blvd. restaurants.
176 North Canon Drive
Spago is the crown jewel of the Puck universe. This Beverly Hills Celebrity hangout offers all that you can expect in imaginative California cuisine and of course - World famous Pizza. If you’re lucky, you may find Chef Wolfgang Puck back in the open kitchen creating a dish or two.
113 North Robertson Boulevard
This is the place to be seen for a weekend brunch. This cozy French farmhouse has a great all-American never changing menu. Ask for storefront patio seating. Order the Crab Cakes and Grilled Vegetable Salad.