Located inside the Beverly Hills Hotel, this long-time favorite of the 90210 crowd (the city, not the show) is a great place to people watch. Celebrities and other well-heeled people hang out here and enjoy its rich atmosphere. The room inside is lovely and tasteful, and the outside patio is tree lined and great for smokers who can't do without their fix. Not for the T-shirt set - gentlemen are required to wear jackets.
Located within the Hollywood Hotels & Apartments, the Yamashiro Hollywood, one of the most unusual restaurants around gives a dazzling view of the city while allowing patrons to enjoy authentic Japanese meals at the same time. Specializing in serving sumptuous Asian fusion flavors, the restaurant is quite popular among the locals as well as the tourists alike. You can opt for delicacies like Spicy Salmon & Scallop, Truffle Hamachi, Asian BBQ Baby Back Ribs and lots more from the extensive menu. The flavorsome food can also be enjoyed with a glass of wine to balance the savory flavors. You can also feel free to take some time off and stroll through the eight acres of lush green gardens just below the bar as you wait for your order to arrive. Suitable for a romantic date, the Yamashiro Hollywood must definitely be tried during your time in the city.
Located in the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel of Beverly Hills, Culina attracts foodies, hotel guests and sundry diners with its beautiful spacious patio with lounge-style seating and hushed leisurely vibe and of course its delectable cuisine. The preparation here largely leans on the authentic Mediterranean philosophy of using only the finest, freshest ingredients and flash-cooking them with the kind of briskness that preserves the original flavors and nutrients. Whether it's beef, poultry or seafood, you will be able to relish the native succulence, unhindered by heavy sauces and prolonged cooking. A selection of market-fresh salads is there to cleanse and prep your palate whereas the sophisticated desserts round off this fine gourmet venture.
Chef Jose Andre brings in his own take on American cuisine in the Tres by José Andrés. The menu comprises of Wwagyu Flank Steak Salad, Saul's Housemade Pastrami and Seared Hawaiian Opah. Jose Andres can be trusted to impart an impeccable flavor and touch to the dishes so that each becomes a masterpiece in itself. Tres serves three meals along with a cup of hot tea in the evenings. The restaurant is plush, richly decorated with flowers and linen. The crowd consists of the cream of the society. Dine here to forget the stress of the world and relax in luxury.
Located in the beautiful Malibu Beach Inn, The Carbon Beach Club restaurant has breath taking views of the sea and a complimenting culinary fare on offer. They specialize in coastal and seafood, the chefs have excellently created gourmet tastes with the American influence. It is great to sink in the views of the waves while enjoying the delicious seafood and sipping on some wine with your loved one. They have different nights with offers, check website for more information.
Where could you possibly have a romantic or relaxing dinner, overlooking the ocean and watching the moon rise? Right here at mar'sel at Terranea. Located in the Terranea Resort, the restaurant serves fresh California cuisine made from many ingredients grown right on the property. Portions are not too large, but is surely delicious. To ensure you get a seat, call ahead and reserve.
The main dishes are not all that is attractive about Noé; the place has a serene, elegant atmosphere, with a terracotta-stained floor, starched white linens, and Gustave Klimt paintings that lend it this distinction. Also, there is a lovely lounge ideal for a pre- or post-dinner drink, a charming patio, 100 varieties of wine on the wine list, and a perfectly hospitable staff, so you are sure to enjoy your meal.
Rendezvous Court in the Millennium Biltmore Hotel gives a feeling of a traditional British living room. It's a very formal venue for a rendezvous over a cup of tea and some light fare. The traditional British afternoon tea is served from 2p-5p. You can ask for freshly baked scones or miniature French pastries to go with your tea. If you have the chance to visit the place more than once, try the Victorian Tea or the Princess Tea and the wide selection of sandwiches. Cinnamon Herbal Tea is a marvelous option if you'd like to try something out of the box. Smeraldi's Restaurant, menu is served from 6p-10p everyday.
Housed in the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, this restaurant serves Californian dishes in a classy Mediterranean setting. While most of the patrons are guests of the establishment, outsiders also make their way here. The menu is delectable with decent portions. Couples can enjoy intimate dinners, and high chairs are available for kids. Parking is available.
Industrial chic with a greenhouse vibe makes Manuela an oasis in the heart of the city. Set in the courtyard of Hauser & Wirth, the brass elements, exposed bricks and rustic embellishments are an ode to its history. Hanging potted plants, an herb garden and artworks by artists like Paul McCarthy, give an alluring charm to this massive place. Celebrating the produce of Southern California, Manuela is proud to bring the seasonal flavors with the help of local and regional producers who are known for their sustainable practices. The menu changes daily but features game, vegetables and fish. The bar with its array of cocktails, curated wines and tap beers is a great place to unwind.
Located in the Hilton Checkers Hotel, this swank restaurant pampers you silly with its plush interiors, varied menu and wine list. The chef overlooks the happenings in the kitchen and also selects wines. Diners can be seated indoors or on the patio for privacy. Scottish fowl, Roast Beef Tenderloin, Buffalo Mozarella Salad and desserts like Glass Apple stand testimony to the restaurant's reputation.
Located at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles, L.A. Prime, A New York Steakhouse is a fabulous place to have a hearty New York style steak meal while enjoying the panoramic view of the city from the rooftop. The steaks come drizzled with sauces such as bearnaise—a tart-sweet house sauce and pepper. If you would prefer something less heavy, the restaurant also serves fresh seafood. Indulge in appetizers such as Lettuce Wedge Salad with blue cheese and Potato au Gratin. On the wine front, the restaurant has over 500 bottles with an extensive number of California Reds.