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13 New LA Restaurants We Love—#9 Will Take a Pizza Your Heart

From Homemade Pasta to Juicy Burgers, You’ll Want to Bring Your Appetite

As more and more businesses are opening their doors to the public, it is impossible to not get excited about all that is to return as we come out on the other side of the pandemic. With brighter days ahead of us, several new restaurants in Los Angeles are fully prepared to wow customers with their innovative and unique menus and atmospheres. From beachside dining to Michelin Star chefs, we have you covered with 13 of LA’s best new restaurants to check out RN! New Los Angeles Restaurants


1 | Ospi New Los Angeles Restaurants

Must Order: Crispy Provolone 

Located right on the Venice boardwalk, Ospi is the perfect place to cure your craving for some delicious Italian food. From pizza to pasta, Ospi covers all of the classics while adding their own personal touch. It is also a more high-end restaurant, meaning that the quality matches their impeccable taste. Whether you’re going on a date or going out with friends, Ospi sets the scene for a romantic night out on the town. For an appetizer, the crispy provolone and vodka sauce is a smash hit that you won’t want to miss!

Location: Venice
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2 | MÍRAME New Los Angeles Restaurants

Must Order: El Chingon Grilled Oysters 

With a Michelin Star chef at the forefront, Mirame in Beverly Hills should be at the top of everyone’s LA restaurant bucket list! Boasting a quality, contemporary Mexican menu, MÍRAME is a stunning spot located in the heart of luxury. Just be sure to book your reservation in advance and prepare to spend a pretty penny! 

Local Insight: Don’t forget to check out MÍRAME’s special selection of small-batch Mexican spirits that are bottled exclusively for them!

Location: Beverly Hills

3 | JOEY Manhattan Beach

Must Order: Steak and Lobster Ravioli

JOEY Restaurants, a popular chain with locations all over Canada and the West Coast, recently opened their Manhattan Village location. After serving the Los Angeles area out of their downtown spot for many years, they’ve made their way to the coast! With modern yet inviting decor, JOEY in Manhattan Beach blends cocktails and comfort to bring you the perfect atmosphere. With several dishes meant for sharing, it’s a great spot for a get together among friends or colleagues. 

Location: Manhattan Beach

4 | Fellow Traveler New Los Angeles Restaurants

Must Order: Truffled Porcini Dip

If wine is the way to your heart, then Fellow Traveler in West Hollywood should be the next stop on your LA restaurant tour. Serving up all-natural wine with tapas and bites to pair, Fellow Traveler truly stands out amongst the competition with a unique and enticing concept. Even their website is one of a kind! 

Local Insight: Fellow Traveler prides itself on being a restaurant that brings about a sense of community, making it even more special as we emerge on the other side of isolation and social distancing!

Location: West Hollywood


5 | Adrift Burger Bar New Los Angeles Restaurants

Must Order: Adrift Burger

Burgers on the brain? Adrift Burger Bar in Venice is a new hotspot that is sure to satisfy any and all burger cravings. Sporting a beachy and minimalist vibe, Adrift Burger Bar brings the best of both worlds to the popular oceanside spot, adding to the already renowned food scene in Venice. Their Adrift Burger places a tasty twist on the American classic with gruyere cheese and pickled jalapenos. Pair it with a white chocolate and matcha milkshake and sit back as your taste buds explode!

Location: Venice

6 | Sant’olina New Los Angeles Restaurants

Must Order: Potato Latke 

Sant’olina is a new Mediterranean restaurant by the renowned h.wood Group that boasts a variety of dishes that transport customers to a Mediterranean seaside escape atop The Beverly Hilton hotel. Their refreshing cocktails are a must as you indulge in the vibrant flavors from beyond the border. In addition to lunch and dinner, they also serve up a killer brunch that is sure to start off any Saturday or Sunday on the right foot. 

Location: Beverly Hills 


7 | Kuya Lord New Los Angeles Restaurants

Must Order: Kare-kare

Filipino food is often underrated and underserved, preventing many people from knowing its wonders. Thanks to Kuya Lord, this new pop-up restaurant is turning heads and hearts toward its authentic take on Filipino food. With most of the ingredients being completely made from scratch, Kuya Lord is a foodie’s dream. Explore the unique flavors and open your palette up to the many different options that Filipino food has to offer. 

Location: La Cañada Flintridge


8 | Edo Bites

Must Order: Golden Waffle With Berries 

For those who could eat breakfast no matter what time of the day it is, Edo Bites in Manhattan Beach is the go-to. This cafe is a delightful concept from chef Edoardo Baldi, owner of e.baldi restaurant in Beverly Hills. Through Edo Bites, Baldi has perfected the art of simple yet authentic Italian meals for those looking for fresh ingredients and good quality. Plus, who doesn’t love the option to have breakfast for dinner?

Location: Manhattan Beach


9 | La Morra Pizzeria

Must Order: Bianco Pizza 

La Morra Pizzeria offers homemade pizza pies for in-house dining as well as frozen pies for eating at home. The wood-fired pizzas pair perfectly with a glass of red or white wine, making for a delightful night out or in, depending on how and where you’d like to enjoy your ‘za. 

Local Insight: When ordering a frozen pizza to go, be sure to buy the La Morra Chile Oil as well. It’s so good that you’ll end up putting it on everything!

Location: West Hollywood

10 | Bootleg Pizza

Must Order: Cheese Louise

Another great spot for pizza, Bootleg Pizza offers up a thicker, more American-style pizza. Their dough is naturally leavened, giving it a texture and fluffiness that is to die for. Their Cheese Louise is a rich take on the classic cheese pizza, leaving you wanting slice after slice! 

Location: Los Angeles (near West Hollywood)


11 | Courage Bagels

Must Order: Run It Through The Garden Bagel

For those who wake up early and like to start their day with a hearty bagel, stop by Courage Bagels to experience a taste of the NYC staple. From a classic cream cheese schmear to a fancier take on the carby classic, Courage Bagels delivers quality breakfast at a decent price. Their bagels are large and sure to fill you up at least until lunch time (maybe even dinner). In addition to having the perfect ratio of bread to cheese, Courage Bagels has mastered the art of toasting, resulting in flakey, crisp bagels for your indulgence. 

Location: Los Angeles


12 | Theía

Must Order: Coffee Baklava 

Looking to lounge and unwind while enjoying your meal? Theía is an interactive hotspot that serves Greek food in a beyond aesthetic environment. Their contemporary take on classic Greek dishes pairs wonderfully with their ambiance, making dinner at Theía more of an experience than a simple meal out. Theía is the type of place where you want to sit back and enjoy without haste or rush, so settle in with your craft cocktail as you melt into the alluring atmosphere. 

Location: Los Angeles (near West Hollywood)


13 | Gozen Japanese Sake Bistro + Lounge

Must Order: Omakase

Gozen Japanese Sake Bistro embodies Japanese culture in a modern way, bringing customers the best of the best in terms of sake, seafood and meat. This simple yet creative and quality concept takes pride using only the cleanest and most wholesome of ingredients, making it a quick fan favorite among locals in the city. In addition to the restaurant itself, Gozen also has a popular food truck that makes its rounds with more simple yet equally satisfying dishes. 

Location: West Hollywood

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Allie Lebos graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2017 with a BA in Communication. While in school she was a staff writer at The Daily Nexus for nearly two years. Since graduating she has written for The Palisades Magazine, as well as Hidden Hills Magazine. Currently living in Santa Monica, Allie loves to indulge in good food, hot yoga, and daily walks along the beach; writing articles on travel, special events, as well as features on local businesses and individuals.


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