West LA hasn’t always been considered the most vibrant dining neighborhood in the city, but that’s okay. These days Japanese cuisine of all sorts thrives on Sawtelle and longstanding stars in ‘Tehrangeles’ offer some of the best Persian food — to say nothing of the area’s Michelin-level feasts, enduring breakfasts, and quality Thai food. Frankly, there’s maybe never been a better time to dine adjacent to the 405. Here now, the 13 essential West LA restaurants from West to East.
Added: Emporium Thai, Javan, John O’Groats, Shamshiri Grill, Sonoritas Prime Tacos, Tacos Tu Madre
Removed: Audrey At The Hammer (closed), Jon & Vinny’s Brentwood, Killer Noodle, Mala Town, Masakazu, Nanbankan, Pizzana Brentwood, Red Rock, Vincenti RistoranteRead More