31 "Small Plates" restaurants in Los Angeles.
La Paella is a Spanish restaurant in Beverly Grove with a big tapas menu and great paella.
Los Cocos in Del Rey is a Salvadoran bakery that also serves great pupusas.
Run by executive chef, Kierstin (Kiki) Hadley, this pop-up offers an array of services, including catering, private parties, custom cakes, and more.
Lalibela is a classic restaurant in Little Ethiopia with one of the best plant-based meals in town: The Veggie Utopia.
Found Oyster is one of the best seafood restaurants in LA. We love this East Hollywood spot so much, we wish we didn’t have to tell you about it.
Birdie G’s is a comfort-food spot in Santa Monica that feels both nostalgic and completely different from anything else in town.
Adamae is a very fine dinner spot in Echo Park with American food and tasty cocktails.
Ototo in Echo Park is a casual Japanese spot with a lot going for it - including a huge sake selection - and a lot going against it, too.
Mizlala West Adams is a more casual, order-at-the-counter version of the Sherman Oaks location, but with the same excellent Israeli food.
You cannot - and should not - miss out on the carnitas and chicharron tacos from Los Cinco Puntos in Boyle Heights.
Shandong Dumplings in Pasadena serves good noodle dishes, a few great dumplings, and a fantastic scallion pancake.
Over-ordering at Lunasia Dim Sum House in Pasadena is not so much a problem as it is a necessity.
Hatchet Hall is a Southern-leaning small plates restaurant in Culver City where you’ll actually leave full.