Los Angeles is almost as synonymous with the word ‘food’ as it is with the word ‘celebrity’. With a food scene as renowned as its clientele, LA is an ever-evolving hub of delicious flavors and trendy eateries. It’s no wonder A-listers hit the hot spots with delicious cuisine; however, some restaurants remain their favorites. What are the favorites of celebrities?
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One of the newer restaurants in the city is Catch LA. Opening its doors to the public at the end of September, this seafood spot is already highly regarded in New York and Dubai. The Los Angeles culinary scene is abuzz with excitement for the new location that features 12,000 square feet, a retractable roof, and a variety of both indoor and outdoor seating. Within the first few weeks of opening, celebrities like Kylie Jenner and Tyga, The Chainsmokers and David Guetta, and Jamie Foxx have paid a visit. It’s the perfect place to grab fresh seafood and dine like an A-lister.
8715 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, California, EE. UU., +1 323 347 6060 | instagram.com/catch/
The Nice Guy
If you live in Los Angeles you’ve probably already heard about the exclusive Goodfellas-themed spot The Nice Guy. The brainchild of John Terzian and Brian Toll, also owners of LA favorites Bootsy Bellows and Shorebar, this hot spot is not a nightclub, but a restaurant. The restaurant only takes reservations and its eminent clientele includes Drake, Nicki Minaj ,Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik. The Nice Guy is easily the favorite hangout for Los Angeles’ most famous celebrities.
Chateau Marmont Restaurant
Since it opened its doors in 1929, Chateau Marmont has established itself as the best place to see and be seen in Los Angeles. Inspired by the Château d’Amboise in France, the historic Hollywood hotel is famous for the bar, restaurant, and after-parties held there. The courtyard garden is where the rich and famous like to hang out. This space has always been synonymous with famous people. Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Cara Delevingne, and many more frequent the hotel. Come to visit and soak up the sun with a divine cocktail in this celebrity fixture.
8221 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, California, EE. UU., +1 323 656 1010
Brentwood Country Mart
Head over to Brentwood Country Mart and you’ll be sure to shop and dine like the celeb. The open-air mall, with its barn-like charm, draws the likes of Reese Witherspoon, Rachel Zoe, and Alessandra Ambrosio. The area is known for its quaint charm and stylish shops, and stars love to visit the cute shops and restaurants with their kids on a sunny Los Angeles afternoon.
225 26th Street, Santa Monica , CA, EE. UU., +1 310 451 9877
Owned by The Soho House Group, Cecconi’s has become a popular hangout for celebrities, who are drawn to the delicious food and laid-back yet glamorous atmosphere. It’s easy to see how the Italian tapas and bright, sunny patio earned the stars. Head there for lunch, and you’re likely to dine alongside celebrities like Gwen Stefani, Ellen DeGeneres, and Jennifer Lopez.
8764 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, California, EE. UU., +1 310 432 2000
Celebrities love to head to this Sherman Oaks spot for quality Mexican food. Casa Vega is a retro 1950’s Mexican restaurant that serves delicious food and well-made margaritas. The space is dimly lit, and subtle decor allows guests on the list to dine without attracting too much attention. Selena Gomez, Jennifer Aniston, and Miley Cyrus are frequent visitors and all are lovers of good Mexican food. The restaurant also offers an amazing happy hour selection. Grab some fries and a margarita and try this well-known celebrity favorite.
13301 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, California, EE. UU., +1 818 788 4868
Since its opening four years ago, Craig’s has been attracting the celebrity elite. Kim Kardashian has referred to the American home food joint as her favorite restaurant. She dines here and will probably eat alongside Oscar winners and other celebrities, including Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, Rosie Huntington Whiteley, and Cindy Crawford. The restaurant is so popular with the stars, that paparazzi can often be found hanging outside hoping to catch a photo with one of them.
8826 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069
In recent years, Venice has become a hub for trendy bars and restaurants. A staple on Abbot Kinney Blvd. is Gjelina. The menu features a wide variety of pizzas and small plates that feature fresh, seasonal vegetables and are perfect for sharing. Ryan Seacrest, Julia Roberts, Natalie Portman, and even royals like Prince Harry have dined at this Venice restaurant, and the delicious food, inventive menu, and impressive wine list have made this restaurant a favorite.
1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA, EE. UU., +1 310-450-1429
Dan Tana’s restaurant has been a Los Angeles staple since 1963. The restaurant is an old-school Italian restaurant that will make you feel nostalgic for old Hollywood, with its red booths and lighting. More famous faces have graced the gates of Dan Tana’s than most other places in the city. Since it opened, movie stars and musicians have eaten delicious pasta, and for years the place has seen everyone from Elton John to Cameron Diaz to the Hilton family. It’s been a celebrity favorite for decades and we see no sign of that changing!
9071 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, California, EE. UU., +1 310 275 9444
Elephante offers breathtaking ocean vistas and a relaxed, partially open atmosphere that makes it a prime location for capturing enviable social media content. Whether you’re an aspiring influencer or simply hoping to spot one, this establishment is the perfect spot. The menu, created by Chef Thomas Lim, features exceptional Italian American cuisine, including delectable pasta dishes and personal-sized pizzas cooked to perfection.
1332 2nd St, Rooftop, Santa Monica,CA 90401