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Best Hotel Restaurants In Los Angeles

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Although hotel restaurants used to be solely visited by hotel guests due to the un-inspired fare, hotel chefs in Los Angeles have flipped this paradigm. Elegant hotels across the city along with celebrity chefs have been infusing menus with farm-fresh produce from local farmer's markets and distinct techniques to create true dining destinations. From Santa Monica, through Beverly Hills and Downtown and all across the city, hotel restaurants have become bona fide culinary destinations.

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3515 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 381-7411

Commissary, a greenhouse set beside a shimmering pool inside LINE LA in Koreatown, gives guests a casual vibe into a backyard barbecue vibe where its California American cuisine celebrates vegetables. At the bar, round four-tops, communal tables or on the adjacent patio, Chef Roy Choi allows guests to enjoy a market-centric concept which helps diners reach their daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables. On the menu you can expect to find anything from charred carrots and cauliflower tempura to green curry eggplant and gin & juice cocktails.

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Avec Nous
Viceroy L'Ermitage Beverly Hills
9291 Burton Way
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 860-8660

Lead by Executive Chef Roger Thomas, Avec Nous provides a fresh culinary experience to Beverly Hills at Avec Nous, blending a hip St. Tropez vibe with the classic French bistro. The Mediterranean coastal-inspired menu features Italian and Spanish flavors and spices, classic French techniques, and ingredients sourced from local Southern California growers and farms. Popular dishes at Avec Nous include the escargot, the 'Nous Burge', and the cauliflower.

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Cut by Wolfgang Puck
Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel)
9500 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 276-8500

CUT by Wolfgang Puck offers guests a modern take on the classic steakhouse experience with a sophisticated and hip new bar and lounge experience within the former sidebar location called CUT Lounge. The modern and elegant steakhouse inside the Beverly Wilshire hotel serves favorites such as the famous bone marrow flan, a lobster & crab "Louis" cocktail and various cuts from the finest beef producing regions across the globe. After choosing between appetizers and seasonal salads, before you select a cut for your main course, raw cuts of meats are brought to the table to help you decide. Meats can be accompanied by a sauce of your choice and are completed by their expert wine program.

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Montage Beverly Hills
225 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 860-7970

Featuring Modern American cuisine, Georgie showcases locally-sourced ingredients perfectly melded with seasonal influences at Montage Beverly Hills. Situated in Beverly Hills' Golden Triangle alongside the Beverly Canon Gardens, the playful indoor/outdoor setting is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their breakfast menu is compiled of fresh juices alongside breakfast classics, while their lunch and dinner menus feature a full array of unique dishes like their most popular dish the Dover Sole served with morels, spinach and brown butter.

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The Bazaar by José Andrés
SLS Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Beverly Hills
465 S La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 246-5555

Anchored by several dining concepts which include Bar Centro, Rojo y Blanca and Bar Blanca at the SLS Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Beverly Hills, The Bazaar by José Andrés is known for its takes on traditional tapas and turning Spanish food on its head. To pair with its creative fare like the Olives Ferran Adrià, Philly Cheesesteak and the Cotton Candy Foie Gras, The Bazaar features an extensive wine list and cocktails crafted by master mixologists. Seasonal ingredients and liquid nitrogen take center stage as a unique pair; herbs and organic emulsifiers combine to elevate classic recipes.

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Fairmont Miramar Hotel
101 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 319-3111

FIG Restaurant, located inside the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica is a seasonal, Mediterranean-influenced bistro, serving wood-fired dishes made with locally-sourced ingredients from hand-selected farmers and purveyors in California. The bistro, named after the Moreton Bay fig tree that is the centerpiece of the courtyard at the hotel's entrance, is made up of a dining room with sliding doors that open up to the terrace and pool, pewter bar and a private room. The Bread Balloon and accompanying dips are a huge hit for sharing at the table and the Wood Grilled Whole Fish and Herb Marinated Hanger Steak are a must try.

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Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air
701 Stone Canyon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90077
(310) 909-1644

Situated in the historic Hotel Bel-Air, Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air features modern California cuisine with European and Mediterranean influences. Exuding elegance inside the 1946 Spanish mission-style luxury hotel, the restaurant prepares fresh seasonal ingredients gathered from local farmer's markets every week. Enjoy menu favorites like the lobster cobb salad, huevos rancheros or steak frites in their elegant dining room, on the alfresco terrace, or in the bar and lounge.

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The Roof on Wilshire
Hotel Wilshire
6317 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 852-6002

The Roof on Wilshire offers drinks and American eats from chef Eric Greenspan (Maré, Greenspan's Grilled Cheese and Fleishik's) with pool and 360-degree city views from atop the Hotel Wilshire. With most of the seating being outdoors wrapped around the hotel's pool, it provides for a quintessential LA dining experience. The most popular dishes are the Bowl of Goodness, the Wilshire Burger and Eric's signature pancake lasagna made up of layers of pancakes, eggs, cheese, sausage and bacon with a maple béchamel

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Cast & Plow
The Ritz Carlton Marina del Rey
4375 Admiralty Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 574-4333

The Ritz-Carlton's Cast & Plow offers panoramic views of the marina and features farm-to-table cuisine for an a la carte menu. Executive Chef Umit Kaygusuz presents small plates that are meant to be shared and frequents local farmers markets each week to ensure seasonal produce is being used. Local touches to the décor include chandeliers adorned with driftwood gathered on the shores near the hotel while the outdoor patio includes tables with built-in fire pits for warmth. The organic salmon which is served at lunch with green olives, mizuna leaves, faro salad, walnuts and lemon yogurt is a must, as is their pea-pancetta risotto for dinner with truffle mascarpone and green goddess dressing.

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Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles
300 S Doheny Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 860-4000

At Culina at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, newly appointed Chef de Cuisine Mirko Paderno captures the experience of Italian Heritage Cuisine by serving authentic Italian memories via hand-selected olive oil, mozzarella, and Prosciutto de Parma imported directly from his home country. One of Chef Mirko's favorites is the Pomodoro e Basilico which features housemade rigatoni that is hand-rolled with specialty flour imported from Molino Paolo Mariani in Barbara, Ancona milled in time-honored Italian tradition to exclusively create exquisite pasta dough. The dish is then seasoned with San Marzano tomatoes, stracciatella, fresh basil crumbles, and extra virgin olive oil.

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WP24 by Wolfgang Puck
The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles
900 W Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 743-8824

High up on the 24th floor of The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles sits WP24 by Wolfgang Puck boasting stunning views of downtown Los Angeles and beyond through floor-to-ceiling windows. Acclaimed chef Wolfgang Puck serves guests a modern interpretation of traditional Chinese delicacies and other Asian dishes paired with an extensive wine list of more than 400 labels, plus a selection of sakes by the bottle or glass, as well as Asian beers. Signature dishes include the Whole Roasted Peking Duck, Lamb Dumplings, Hand-Pulled Noodles, and any one of the elegant desserts featuring fresh California produce, complemented by Far East ingredients and flavors.

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SALT Restaurant & Bar
Marina Del Rey Hotel
13534 Bali Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
(424) 289-8223

SALT Restaurant & Bar located in the Marina del Rey Hotel offers California cuisine in an inviting atmosphere with indoor/outdoor seating coupled with a spirited cocktail menu with signature drinks utilizing fresh ingredients with names such as Salt, the Bees Knees, and Sunshine Spice. Whether guests join for a brunch or dinner in Marina Del Rey, you'll discover an innovative menu that features only the finest locally sourced ingredients with the a scenic view overlooking the sparkling marina.

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Le Comptoir
Normandie Hotel
3606 W 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 290-0750

At Le Comptoir, chef Gary Menes features a vegetable inspired menu served at a 10-seat counter. Showcasing seasonal ingredients sourced mostly from their own organic urban garden in Long Beach, guests can experience an eight-course prix fixe $89 with wine pairing $46. Menes shows his passion for the art of cooking with a monologue he delivers ahead of the meal for which vegetables take center stage, with optional meat supplements available for many of the courses.

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Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills
9400 W Olympic Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 407-7791

The elegant, inside-outside eatery located in the iconic Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills, features hand-selected vintage furniture and a California interpretation of classic European and American menu. Menu items at Viviane are paired with a curated list of boutique wines and seasonal, 1950s-inspired cocktails either in their dining room or alongside the pool. For lunch make sure to try their Ora King Salmon and at dinner guests love the Wild Caught Scallops and the Cacio e Pepe.

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Terrace Restaurant
Sunset Tower Hotel
8358 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 654-7100

Located on the ground floor of the historic Sunset Tower Hotel on the Sunset Strip, is Terrace Restaurant. Considered one of the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in Los Angeles, the hotel boasts an indoor-outdoor open restaurant with sweeping views of the city. In the space that used to be Bugsy Siegel's apartment, the hot-spot for celebrity sightings, serves American brasserie fare with most popular items being their Turkey Chili, Steak Frites, Chicken Pot Pie and Fried Chicken.

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One Pico
Shutters on the Beach
1 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 587-1717

Helmed by Executive Chef Vittorio Lucariello and designed by Michael S. Smith, One Pico restaurant at Shutters on the Beach is situated on a prime coastal stretch of the famed Santa Monica beach. With majestic views across the boardwalk and out to the Pacific Ocean, diners can choose from a market-fresh menu that showcases seasonal Southern California ingredients highlighted by the Seared Tuna Nicoise Salad, Roasted Halibut and Seared Calamari.

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Casa del Mar
1910 Ocean Way
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 581-5533

Coastal Italy meets the Santa Monica coast in Terrazza, Hotel Casa del Mar's café and lounge concept features floor-to-ceiling windows that offer 180 degrees of views of the Pacific. Located just steps from the sand, Terrazza is home to a selection of fresh, seasonal cuisine made with local ingredients, seasonal craft cocktails and nightly live entertainment for the perfect mix of sip, savor and sunset views. Along with their regular dinner-time offerings, head over on Wednesdays to enjoy Spanish tapas and wine pairings available from 6-10pm with the dining outlet's "Tapas at Casa" or for brunch available weekends from 10:30am to 3:30pm.

Jarone Ashkenazi is a freelance writer who covers: restaurants, bars, dating, relationships, sports and other lifestyle topics. View more work at Connect with him on Twitter at @JaroneAsh.

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