128 "Dinner with the Parents" restaurants in Los Angeles.
Nicolas Eatery provides a welcome middle ground amongst Malibu’s high-end steakhouses and seafood shacks.
The Barish is an Italian steakhouse inside The Hollywood Roosevelt where Old Hollywood clichés feel brand new.
Bicyclette is a new French bistro in Beverlywood serving excellent food that tastes like it was injected with butter by Julia Child herself.
Agnes is an American comfort food spot in Pasadena with incredible cheese, pasta, and big plates of meat.
Lucky’s is a fancy Malibu steakhouse with great people-watching and even better food.
Flame in Westwood is a great spot for excellent Persian food in an upscale atmosphere.
Despite its clubby interior, you’re not going to be mad about a meal at Katsuya Brentwood - especially if you get the tuna and crispy rice.
Il Pastaio is a Beverly Hills classic and the closest the city has to a true neighborhood pasta spot.
Aleppo’s Kitchen is a fantastic Syrian restaurant in Anaheim with a big patio ideal for groups.
Toku Unagi and Sushi is a Japanese restaurant in West Hollywood that’s LA’s first and only eel-specialist.
Onda is an upscale Mexican restaurant in Santa Monica from the chefs at Sqirl and Contramar that fails to live up to the hype - or its pedigree.
Red Herring is a just-OK restaurant in DTLA, where most of the food feels like a misdirection from the real star - their chocolate torte.
Eszett is an Austrian-ish spot on Sunset in Silver Lake, and an ideal place when you want to do date night a little differently.
Maccheroni Republic is a true neighborhood Italian restaurant in Downtown with solid pasta, a friendly staff, and a fantastic front patio.