The all-encompassing swath of flat land in northern Los Angeles known as the San Fernando Valley (or just the Valley) offers a wealth of exceptional cuisines, from Thai to Japanese to old-school American and classic Italian. The vastness of the Valley can be intimidating to tackle — and, in its total scope, has far too much to offer for one single map — so here now are just 21 of the San Fernando Valley’s most essential restaurants, presented west to east.
Added: Baja Subs Market & Deli, Hayat’s Kitchen, Cupid’s Hot Dogs, the Green Room, Myke’s Cafe
Removed: Tortas Ahogadas la Ramadita, Pinocchio Restaurant, Boneyard Bistro, Szechuan Place, Vinh Loi Tofu
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.Read More