Kiano’s LA List

From my favorite brunch spots to my favorite watering holes, here is a list of ALL the bars/restaurants/cafes I love in the City of Angeles.

 

Beverly Hills & Century City 



9021PHO

Cuisine: Vietnamese

Perfect For: Lunch

My Usual Order: Grilled Chicken Bun Salad

490 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210


CHAUMONT

Cuisine: French, Patisserie

Perfect For: Breakfast/Brunch

My Usual Order: Pain au Chocolat & a Cappucino

143 S Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90212


DAPASQUALE

Cuisine: Italian

Perfect For: Dinner

My Usual Order: The Daily Special

9749 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210


THE HONOR BAR

Cuisine: American

Perfect For: After Work Drinks & Late Dinner

My Usual Order: Ding’s Crispy Chicken Sandwich

122 S Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90212


OBICA

Cuisine: Italian

Perfect For: Happy Hour

My Usual Order: Frito Misto & Ginger Basil Martini

Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067


Culver City



FATHER’S OFFICE

Cuisine: American, Gastro Pub

Perfect For: Casual Dinner

My Usual Order: Office Burger

3229 Helms Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034


HONEY’S KETTLE

Cuisine: American, Fried Chicken

Perfect For: Lunch

My Usual Order: Chicken Strips *The BEST in L.A!

9537 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232


PUBLIC SCHOOL 310

Cuisine: American, Gastro Pub

Perfect For: Lunch/Happy Hour

My Usual Order: Crispy Ahi Tuna Tacos

9411 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232


Downtown & Koreatown



BERLIN CURRYWURST

Cuisine: German, Sausage

Perfect For: Lunch

My Usual Order: Sausage Hash w. Hot Curry Tomato Sauce & a Fried Egg

317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013 (Grand Central Market)


BOTTEGA LOUIE

Cuisine: Italian & French

Perfect For: Brunch & Dessert

My Usual Order: French Toast & Moulin Rouge Cocktail

700 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90017

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GAAM

Cuisine: Korean

Perfect For: Group Outings

My Usual Order: Fried Chicken Bites & Soju

3465 W 6th St #300, Los Angeles, CA 90020


ROAD TO SEOUL

Cuisine: Korean BBQ

Perfect For: Group Dinners

My Usual Order: A.Y.C.E. Korean BBQ

1230 Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006


SPITZ

Cuisine: Mediterranean

Perfect For: Lunch

My Usual Order: Doner with Pommes

371 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012


 

 

Fairfax & Beverly Grove



BERLINS

Cuisine: German, Doner Kebab, Boba Studio

Perfect For: Casual Lunch

My Usual Order: Beef & Lamb Doner Sandwich, Milk Tea w. Boba

8474 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA

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BP OYSTERETTE

Cuisine: Seafood

Perfect For: Lunch, Happy Hour, Dinner

My Usual Order: Kusshi Oysters

8048 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048


CARMELA

Cuisine: Ice Cream Parlor

Perfect For: Snacks, Dessert

My Usual Order: Dark Chocolate & Mint w. Cocoa Nibs in a Waffle Bowl

7920 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048


THE LITTLE NEXT DOOR

Cuisine: French Brasserie

Perfect For: Lunch & Coffee n’ Dessert

My Usual Order: Cappuccino & a Pastry

8142 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048


PROJECT TACO

Cuisine: American, Gourmet Tacos

Perfect For: Lunch & Happy Hour

My Usual Order: Beef & Bacon Taco

6325 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048


SHAKY ABILI

Cuisine: Belgian, Liege Waffles, Coffee Shop

Perfect For: Breakfast, Snack

My Usual Order: Savory Liege Waffle with Turkey, Gruyere, Egg & Hot Sauce

7401 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036


STIR MARKET

Cuisine: Modern European, Gourmet Market

Perfect For: Brunch & Lunch

My Usual Order: Moroccan Baked Eggs

7475 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036


TERRINE

Cuisine: French

Perfect For: A Date & Parent’s in Town

My Usual Order: Beef Tartare

8265 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048


Hollywood



STOUT

Cuisine: American, Gastro Pub

Perfect For: Gourmet Drunk Food

My Usual Order: Six Weeker Burger

1544 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028


Santa Monica



BRICK + MORTAR 

Cuisine: American, Gastro Pub

Perfect For: Brunch

My Usual Order: Bottomless Mimosas

2435 Main St, Santa Monica, CA


THE BUNGALOW

Venue Type: Lounge

Perfect For: Going Out On A Work Night & Sunday Funday

My Usual Order: Gin & Tonic

 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401


CHA CHA CHICKEN

Cuisine: Carribean

Perfect For: Sunday Brunch, Outdoor Seating

My Usual Order: Jerk Chicken Enchiladas & B.Y.O.B. cocktails

1906 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA


FINN McCOOL’S

Venue Type: Irish Pub

Perfect For: Watching a Game & Going Out

My Usual Order: Cider

2702 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405


PINKBERRY

Cuisine: Frozen Yogurt Shop

Perfect For: A Summer Stroll

My Usual Order: Chocolate Hazelnut Yogurt w. Raspberries, Granola & Chocolate Syrup

1456 3rd St. Promenade, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401


SUNNY BLUE

Cuisine:  Japanese Omusbi, Take Away

Perfect For: Lunch, Snack

My Usual Order: Miso Beef

2728 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405

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SWEETFIN POKE

Cuisine: Hawaiian Poke

Perfect For: Lunch

My Usual Order: Sriracha Tuna, Bamboo Rice, Edamame, Seaweed Salad, Crispy Garlic

829 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401


THE BASEMENT TAVERN 

Venue Type: Bar

Perfect For: Live Music & Dancing

My Usual Order: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

2640 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405


YE OLDE KINGS HEAD

Venue Type: British Pub

Perfect For: European Soccer/Rugby & Sunday Karaoke

My Usual Order: Strongbow Cider

116 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401


 Z GARDEN

Cuisine: Mediterranean

Perfect For: Lunch & Take Out

My Usual Order: Chicken Kebab

2350 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405


South Bay



ABIGAILE/OCEAN BAR

Venue Type: Bar

Perfect For: Dancing & Rooftop Space

My Usual Order: House Made Brew

1301 Manhattan Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254


AMERICAN JUNKIE

Venue Type: Bar

Perfect For: Rowdy Summer Nights

My Usual Order: Tequila Shots

68 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254


CREME DE LA CREPE

Cuisine: French Cafe

Perfect For: Dessert

My Usual Order: Crepe with Strawberry & Nutella

424 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA


JUS’ POKE

Cuisine: Hawaiian Poke

Perfect For: Casual Lunch

My Usual Order: Spicy Poke

501 N Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277


FISHING WITH DYNAMITE

Cuisine: Seafood

Perfect For: Lunch, Dinner

My Usual Order: Crab Cake & March of Time Cocktail

1148 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266


THE STANDING ROOM

Cuisine:  Burgers

Perfect For: Casual Lunch, Unique Venue

My Usual Order: Dressed Burger & Parmesan Fries

144 N Catalina Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90277


The Valley



MANTEE CAFE

Cuisine: Armenian-American

Perfect For: Lunch & Dinner

My Usual Order: Dolma

10962 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604


Venice



BLUE BOTTLE COFFEE

Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Perfect For: A GOOD coffee

My Usual Order: Cappucino

1103 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA


GJLENIA

Cuisine: American

Perfect For: Lunch, Dinner

My Usual Order: Pomodoro Pizza

1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291


HIGH ROOFTOP LOUNGE

Venue Type: Lounge

Perfect For: Drinks with a View

My Usual Order: A Glass of Rosé

Hotel Erwin, 1697 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291


WURSTKÜCHE

Cuisine: German

Perfect For: Lunch & Drinks

My Usual Order: Duck and Bacon Sausage & Belgium Fries

625 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA


TOWNHOUSE

Venue Type: Bar/Speakeasy

Perfect For: Dancing

My Usual Order: Venice Sunrise

 52 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291


West Hollywood



THE CHURCH KEY

Cuisine: American

Perfect For: Dinner & Dessert

My Usual Order: Brioche Donuts!!!

8735 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069


HUGO’S

Cuisine: American

Perfect For: Lunch

My Usual Order: Cuban Sandwich on a Spinach Wrap

8401 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069


SHRED JUICE

Cuisine: American

Perfect For: Healthy Breakfast & Lunch

My Usual Order: The Beverly Wrap with Chicken

8899 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048


West LA



AMANDINE

Cuisine: French

Perfect For: Breakfast & Lunch

My Usual Order: Chicken Baguette

12225 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025


NEW SCHOOL KITCHEN

Cuisine: Chinese

Perfect For: Take-Out

My Usual Order: Box of 3- Har Gow, Gow Choy & Lotus Leaf Sticky Rice. Side Salad

 11301 West Olympic Boulevard #106, Los Angeles, CA 90064


SHIN SEN GUMI

Cuisine: Japanese

Perfect For: Casual Dinner

My Usual Order: Hakata Ramen, Extra Chashu

1601 Sawtelle Blvd. #101 Los Angeles, CA 90025

Kiano Moju

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Founder of Culinary Inspo. Kiano is a California raised foodie with a big travel bug and even bigger appetite to explore the world's food and cultures.

2 Comments
  1. Yeah!! Love these places. My favorite: Sunny Blue, Mantee Cafe, The little next door….. on and on.

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