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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Café
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“The have the best food in LA! Whenever I visit, there is always a line. Try it for yourself.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Pretty excellent fine Italian food relatively close to your location, I highly recommend. ”
  • 72 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Sports Bar! Fun spot for burgers & beer, but beware - on game days this place is packed with aficionados of all things sports!”
  • 61 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Good food and drinks with great ambiance. Also check out the bar hidden in the back. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Bar
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“My favorite dive bar in Highland Park. Unpretentious and interesting (not over priced) cocktails. ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Gluten-free Restaurant
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“The food here is incredible. Healthy and delicious. The Breakfast burrito is the best I've ever had!!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Another fave! Great people watching, be sure to visit the wine shop in the back”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“One of our absolute favorites! Amazing texas style tacos and tequila drinks. Amazing people watching. Breakfast tacos.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“This hidden gem is our go-to when we're craving burgers but don't feel like going out (they deliver) -- gourmet burgers at very fair prices that always hit the spot!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Local spot for casual eating. Great variety of food here in a casual setting. Eat indoors or out. On the weekends it can be tough to grab a table. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“This little Italian restaurant in Highland Park is incredibly delicious and has a great wine list! If you want a nice meal while you’re in town, it’s a great place to go. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Folliero's is by far the best pizza we've had in Los Angeles, and coming from people with Chicago and New York roots, that means something. It's an old school, no-frills restaurant with a casual vibe. They make simple, inexpensive, New York-ish-style pies and they do it pretty perfectly - the crust is especially tasty, fluffy, and just the right amount of chewy. After writing this, we're hungry for Folliero's. Be warned, there is almost always a LONG wait and the line starts pretty early in the evening. Especially if you're heading to a movie or anywhere else afterwards, give yourself a good hour to wait in line.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“A modern Mediterranean housed in the refurbished and renovated Masonic Lodge. DJ's on the weekends, full bar with funky cocktails and great dishes! Gives you an overhead view of Figueroa and the hills across the way. Popular with the local hipsters and foodies.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“This is our closest Resturant in the neighborhood. A family owned Mexican restaurant. The food is good. They have a good menu with lots of choices. Sadly located in a store front that looks into a parking lot. Ignore that and enjoy the food.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A classic Taco Stand, it has been in the neighborhood far longer than the hipsters but still maintains it's popularity. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Gourmet brunch fare, burgers & rice bowls presented in a renovated cottage with front & back patios. ”
  • 15 locals recommend