Food Scene in Los Angeles

Bite, savor, and swig. This is where local Airbnb hosts say you should go to get a taste of the city.

Locals’ favorite places

1. Gjelina
1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd
487local recommendations
2. The Original Farmers Market
6333 W 3rd St
364local recommendations
Lori says “This is way more than a market or a shopping mall. There are many food stall and restaurants, gift ...” ·
3. Intelligentsia Coffee Silver Lake Coffeebar
3922 Sunset Blvd
275local recommendations
Ollie says “This is the defacto town hall for Silver Lake. Exceptionally good coffee, consistently prepared by ...” ·
4. Cafe Gratitude Venice
512 Rose Ave
245local recommendations
Darren says “Nom, nom, nom. All vegan menu is to die-for. Airy indoor/outdoor space is tasteful and buzzing.” ·
5. Perch
448 S Hill St
267local recommendations
Anna says “This is THE SPOT for drinks and appetizers at sunset. You can see the entire city on this rooftop. O...” ·
6. Bottega Louie
700 S Grand Ave
205local recommendations
Olga And Duc
Olga And Duc says “Well known fancy eatery in Downtown LA. It's first come first serve and the food is great. Try the f...” ·
7. Cafe Stella
3932 Sunset Blvd
217local recommendations
Thomas & Molly
Thomas & Molly says “Cafe Stella is a very cute French restaurant with lovely outdoor seating. Bar Stella is in front. Al...” ·
8. The Tasting Kitchen
1633 Abbot Kinney Blvd
202local recommendations
Lisa says “One of the newer trendy restaurants on Abbot Kinney, it gets mixed reviews on Yelp. Pricey...they h...” ·
9. Intelligentsia Coffee Venice Coffeebar
1331 Abbot Kinney Blvd
196local recommendations
Jenny says “One of the few coffee specific places on Abbot Kinney. It's great but always packed with locals. A h...” ·
10. Alcove
1929 Hillhurst Ave
177local recommendations
Melanie & Ben
Melanie & Ben says “Delicious sandwiches and salads; great brunch spot; full bakery offerings for coffee/dessert; garden...” ·
11. Venice Ale House
2 Rose Ave
180local recommendations
Vrprogram says “Located right on the world famous Venice Boardwalk they offer over 30 craft beers on tap as well loc...” ·
12. Laurel Hardware
7984 Santa Monica Blvd
167local recommendations
David says “This place is very trendy but also very low key! It's one of my favorite spots and you can always sp...” ·
13. Urth Caffé Melrose
8565 Melrose Ave
161local recommendations
Cyn-Anthony says “LA scene -sters drinking spanish lattes with swans in the foam. Queen Latifa walked in one day” ·
14. Hinano Cafe
15 Washington Blvd
141local recommendations
Patrick says “It doesn't get anymore local that Hinano's. Very local Venice beach hangout, saw dust floors, AMAZI...” ·
15. Oscar's Cerveteca
523 Rose Ave
133local recommendations
Liz says “Oscar's Cerveteca is the perfect weekend Mexican fusion fare. Fresh seafood Ceviches, tacos, and mor...” ·
16. Sage Plant Based Bistro and Brewery Echo Park
1700 Sunset Blvd
145local recommendations
17. Gjusta
320 Sunset Ave
129local recommendations
Giovanna says “Hidden on a side street without a sign, this is the sister restaurant to Gjelina on Abbot Kinney. E...” ·
18. Little Dom's
2128 Hillhurst Ave
142local recommendations
Scott says “Italian + Creole and a staple in Los Feliz. You are sure to spot somebody famous, and if you don't w...” ·
19. Superba Food + Bread
1900 Lincoln Blvd
137local recommendations
Mike & Ruthie
Mike & Ruthie says “Fun, great cuisine, outdoor area to sit on a nice day. Only beer and wine, but amazing bread, great ...” ·
20. Sqirl Does Breakfast For Dinner With Kellogg's Sept 21ST – Sept 23RD
137local recommendations
Carolyn says “The best french toast EVER. Homemade jams. There's a line on weekends, but it is worth the wait.” ·
21. Lemonade
1661 Abbot Kinney Blvd
141local recommendations
Lisa says “Great food. Serves all types of great salads, sandwiches, homemade soups and chili. Also has fish an...” ·
22. Urth Caffé - Santa Monica
2327 Main St
132local recommendations
Deborah says “Organic coffees, teas; breakfast, salads & sandwiches, great patio - A local favorite - always has a...” ·
23. The Rose Cafe & Restaurant
220 Rose Ave
133local recommendations
Aralie says “Newly opened - food is alright but the ambience is very hip, very "Venice". Good people watching, ba...” ·
24. In-N-Out Burger
7009 Sunset Blvd
129local recommendations
D. Marilyn
D. Marilyn says “Best hamburgers&the cheapest&the freshest in the US. Walk there & order no carb burger with no bun a...” ·
25. Wurstküche Venice
625 Lincoln Blvd
129local recommendations
Jana says “5 minute walk from the house & huge selection of beer on tap & great truffle fries! They serve exoti...” ·
26. Masa of Echo Park Bakery & Cafe
1800 Sunset Blvd
127local recommendations
Elizabeth says “Excellent Chicago-style deep dish pizza without the need to travel to Chicago! Bread pudding also is...” ·
27. Cafe Gratitude
639 N Larchmont Blvd
124local recommendations
Celine says “This is an amazing vegan restaurant! I am a meat lover, but this place is so good, it's nearly alwa...” ·
28. Silverlake Ramen
2927 Sunset Blvd
113local recommendations
Rodney And Yasmin
Rodney And Yasmin says “In addition to the standard tonkotsu ramen and ramen combination plates, you'll find chef's specials...” ·
29. L&E Oyster Bar
1637 Silver Lake Blvd
117local recommendations
Dino says “AMAZING food, oysters, chowder, bread, wine and bar upstairs. A tad pricy but worth it. Walking dist...” ·
30. Pink's Hot Dogs
709 N La Brea Ave
117local recommendations
Bob says “This landmark hot dog stand was founded by Paul and Betty Pink in 1939 as a pushcart near the corner...” ·