9 Restaurants Frequented By Hollywood’s A-List Locale Magazine Editors May 7, 2016 Spread the loveThese Star-Studded LA Restaurants are the Place for Celeb Sightings Celebrity Restaurants LA Written By Lyndsay Marvin 9 Restaurants Frequented By Hollywood’s A-List Celebrity Restaurants LA If Los Angeles is known for two things, it’s certainly celebrities and food. So, when the two are mixed together, it’s practically perfection. LA has a plethora of restaurants that are beloved among locals and celebrities alike, ranging from Italian to Moroccan to California Conscious cuisines. Whether these celebrities are actors, hospitality experts or clothing moguls; they definitely know the right combination of ambiance and appetizing entrees to entice anybody—Angelenos and tourists alike. So make sure you have an empty stomach, grab your favorite foodie friend and visit these must-try restaurants. Beso Photo Sourced From: Beso Website Must Have: Chicken Enchiladas Beso is a fusion of a steakhouse and authentic Latin dishes, owned by actress Eva Longoria. The ambiance is contemporary and romantic; you get to listen to a baby grand piano while sitting comfortably in overstuffed chairs. Don’t forget to enjoy cocktails and wine while dining in the Estate Room: a private dining/special event room with skylights, lanterns, and full service bar. Get the best deal on Wednesdays, when a dinner for two, plus one bottle of wine, is offered for only $60. 6350 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028 323.467.7991 Celebrity Restaurants LA Nobu Must Have: Nobu Style Mixed Ceviche Nobu is the place to be when looking for Peruvian-accented Japanese food. Designed by world renowned architect David Rockwell and owned by chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Nobu’s atmosphere is chic and elegant. They offer local specials including Wagyu Tacos, Seabass Jalapeño Miso and Kanpachi Sashimi with Baby Artichoke and Yuzu Dressing, as well as a sushi bar and signature dishes. 903 N La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90069 310.657.5711 Lemonade Photo Sourced From: Lemonade LA Facebook Must Have: New Mexican Roasted Butternut Squash with White Corn, Lime Corn Nuts, & Scallion Ranch Dressing If you’re looking for seasonal California comfort food in a bright atmosphere, look no further than Lemonade. Lemonade, founded by Chef Alan Jackson and President Ian Olsen, offers food that is flavorful and freshly made everyday. Californians are all about conscious eating, which makes Lemonade the perfect go-to spot for healthy foods at affordable prices. 505 South Flower St (At National City Plaza) Los Angeles, CA 90071 213.488.0299 Celebrity Restaurants LA The Nice Guy Photo Sourced From: The Nice Guy LA Facebook Photo Sourced From: The Nice Guy LA Facebook Must Have: The Nice Guy Burger The Nice Guy, an upscale lounge in West Hollywood, was founded by hospitality experts John Terzian, Brian Toll, Markus Molinari and Adam Koral of The h.wood.group. The Nice Guy was created with the mafia bar/restaurant vibe in mind, and offers gourmet Italian food and mixology drinks. From salads to pizza to pasta, The Nice Guy serves all your Italian favorites with a modern twist. 401 N La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90048 310.360.9500 The Polo Lounge Photo Sourced From: The Beverly Hills Hotel Facebook Must Have: Lox and Bagel Located inside The Beverly Hills Hotel (aka Pink Palace), The Polo Lounge has been a breakfast favorite of celebrities for generations. Founded by the hotel’s owner, Hernando Courtright, The Polo Lounge has three dining areas, all featuring pink and green decor. They also serve afternoon tea and offer a limited dinner menu, alongside cocktails. The Polo Lounge is great during the summer when guests are graced with piano or light jazz, depending on the evening. It’s also great for Sunday Brunch, when you can get La Colombe Coffee & Espresso and Art of Tea, or cold-pressed juice from Pressed Juicery with light jazz playing in the background. 9641 Sunset Blvd Beverly Hills, CA 90210 310.887.2777 Celebrity Restaurants LA Pump Restaurant Photo Sourced From: Pump Restaurant Facebook Must Have: The Pinky Pump Burger Voted the sexiest restaurant in LA and located in West Hollywood, Pump Restaurant is a favorite among anyone who appreciates eclectic design and basking in beautiful gardens. Pump Restaurant is owned by “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Lisa Vanderpump. One can enjoy food from all around the world while in an atmosphere surrounded by olive trees, Vanderpump’s signature pink or violet flowers and a beautiful fountain. 8948 Santa Monica Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069 310.657.PUMP (7867) Tagine Photo Sourced From: Tagine Beverly Hills Website Must Have: Tuna Tartare Surprisingly, there aren’t many Moroccan restaurants in LA. Actor Ryan Gosling, along with friends Chef Ben Benameur and Chris Angulo, opened Tagine Restaurant in 2004. The delectable dishes are inspired by Chef Ben’s Moroccan grandmother, Zhora. Tagine is a small hideaway in Beverly Hills, with handmade Moroccan tables and a relaxing atmosphere for all. It’s the perfect place to eat amazing food while feeling right at home. 132 N. Robertson Blvd Beverly Hills CA 310.360.7535 Celebrity Restaurants LA AGO Photo Sourced From: Ago Restaurant Website Must Have: Nodino di Vitella al Balsamico What’s better than an Italian restaurant that’s owned by actor Robert de Niro? Well, not much. AGO, located in West Hollywood, has a strong Tuscan influence. Chef and co-owner Agostino Sciandri creates enticing entrees every Italian food lover will enjoy. Every Wednesday night, AGO hosts a wine tasting event, pairing fine wines with seasonal menus. Seats are limited and reservations are required. 8478 Melrose Ave West Hollywood, CA 90069 323.655.6333 Fred Segal Mauro Café Photo Sourced From: Fred Segal Mauro Café Facebook Must Have: Frittata Verde Fred Segal, founder of the upscale clothing store of the same name, opened Fred Segal Mauro Café in Hollywood. While dining on Italian cuisine, it’s the perfect place to “star gaze.” Mauro Café offers breakfast, lunch and brunch—all cooked with organic eggs and free-range chicken, plus vegetarian options. Wash it down with countless juice, tea and wine options. 8112 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90046 323.653.2874 What do Eva Longoria, Lisa Vanderpump and Ryan Gosling All Have in Common? They All Own LA Restaurants.