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You'll feel like you've stepped into an Art Deco club room at this downtown favorite. Regarded as being the best seafood restaurant in L.A., the menu has been tweaked by Spago Alum chef Michael Cimarusti. The food here keeps getting even better. American seafood specialties include Maine lobsters and Dungeness crabs fresh from the restaurant's tanks. You can also enjoy the raw bar, hard-to-find fresh fish and New England clam chowder.
Straight from the cold waters of Maine, this food truck serves up some of the best lobster rolls and clam chowder this side of the Mississippi! Replicating the rustic and simple lobster shacks of the New England area, Lobsta Truck LA is decked out in a bright fire engine red and even serves its tasty creations on the classic red and white checkered parchment paper. The small and concise menu offers up New England favorites that are packed with flavor including a crab roll, lobster bisque and Cape Cod potato chips. Be sure to try the famous lobster roll with butter or seasoned mayonnaise served on a fresh split top roll, its absolutely finger licking good!
Subdued lighting compliments the brown and beige interiors of this elegant restaurant. The clean lines, which are interspersed with smatterings of artwork and ceramics, are inspired by the natural bounty of the coasts. Come and taste the flavors of the sea with ample selections of seafood prepared in contemporary American style with touches of French flavor. Try dishes like the soft-shell crab, Josephine's Clam Cakes, risotto, chowder and more. Accompany your mix of hot and cold fare with some wine from the bar, and cap it off with a popular dessert like the chocolate cremeaux. The menus change daily so there's always something new to try out. Bon appetite!
Connie and Ted's was the result of the love that owners and couple Connie and Ted had for the sea and fishing. Patrons throng this West Hollywood restaurant for its seafood that its prepared with utmost simplicity from the inspirations derived from England. Though the food served is simple the ambience is quite contemporary and stylish. They have an elaborate seafood menu starting from raw bar, chilled seafood to appetizers and sandwiches. This place is a haven for a seafood lovers.
This is one of the most popular restaurants in Beverly Hills. The Euro-Vietnamese interior was designed by Elizabeth An. To enter the main dining area, you must walk through a beautiful aquarium passageway called Walk on Water. The food is divine, and on Friday nights a flurry of celebrities can be seen dining here. It has been profiled many times in reputed papers and magazines, such as The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Le Figaro, Food and Wine and Bon Appétit.
Heralded as one of the best dim sum joints in all of California, its easy to see why this Chinese eatery is so popular. Sea Harbour Seafood Restaurant is tucked away in the Rosemead suburb of Los Angeles County and offers a staggering amount of specialty dishes and delectable dim sum options. Standard pork buns step aside here to make room for more inventive versions with their flaky, sweet, yellow exterior with barbecue pork and steamed spinach on the insides or their famed pineapple pork buns. Rather than ordering off a cart, like most traditional dim sum places, patrons look at the extensive menu (with pictures of course) and circle the correlating number on a piece of paper to be handed to their server. Whether you come for dinner or lunch, prepare yourself for a binge!
Located in a coastal city, Chef Melba's Bistro is just a short walk away from the beach and makes for a great dining experience. The staff here are all super friendly and full of energy, and will set the right tone for your evening from the minute you walk in. The first thing you will notice in this little restaurant is the open kitchen, where you can watch in awe from your seat as Chef Melba herself works her magic. You can get into conversation with her while she cooks, and even ask for suggestions. Some patrons would recommend that you try out the baked assorted vegetables with goat cheese and tomato-basil sauce, the ahi tuna tataki and the roasted corn polenta. The pibil adobo lamb shank and the beef cheeks are tender and delicious too! This place gets quite easily packed, so if you do plan to drop by a reservation would be good.