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Beverly Hills Restaurants You Should Try

Beverly Hills needs no introduction as countless Hollywood movies have conveyed this iconic Los Angeles home to the stars.

chef preparing dish at beverly hills restaurant

Beverly Hills is its own city within Los Angeles, and you can spend days touring its glamourous attractions alone. You can count on at least one celebrity sighting.

Fashion fans will marvel at the latest trends showcased inside high-end boutiques and shops along the famous Rodeo Drive.

Film buffs will certainly recognize the gorgeous 1920s Greystone Mansion, an impressive setting for countless movies including The Big Lebowski, X-Men, and The Social Network to name a few.

The perfectly manicured landscaping surrounding its posh hotels and mansions coupled with fabulous California weather will make anyone feel like Los Angeles royalty with an award-winning dining scene to boot.

Restaurants in Beverly Hills are designed with characteristic glamour, featuring world-class cuisine from celebrity chefs in stunning surroundings.


176 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310-385-0880

Owned and operated by famed celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck, Spago is a quintessential New American fine-dining experience in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles.

Spago in Beverly Hills’ Golden Triangle is the flagship restaurant of a dynasty that now has locations around the world.

If you’re lucky enough to get a table at this world-class fine dining restaurant, you’ll agree it’s worth the hype.

The menus at Spago are seasonal with an a la carte and Chef’s tasting menu that take advantage of California’s abundant bounty.

Menus have everything from wood-fired pizzas to sashimi. I recommend the Austrian Veal Weinerschnitzel, an authentic dish from Puck’s native country. 


129 N La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: 310-659-9639
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Named for celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Matsuhisa is a long-time Carthay neighborhood fine-dining Japanese restaurant that paved the way for Chef Matsuhisa’s current 40+ restaurant and hotel dynasty.

Established in 1987, Matsuhisa is an authentic bustling wooden sushi bar that maintains its understated yet sleek décor and an award-winning menu that launched Chef Nobu’s career to the heights it enjoys today.

Matsuhisa’s simple and authentic menu features sushi, cold plates, hot plates, Teriyaki, sashimi, and more.

You can also opt for the Omakase, a chef’s choice menu of Nobu Matsuhisa’s signature dishes.

As per Japanese sushi menus go, you’ll want to order multiple plates to sample a variety of these beautifully presented rolls, fish, and shellfish.

Cut by Wolfgang Puck

9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 310-276-8500
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Yet another flagship fine dining restaurant in the Golden Triangle from celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck, Cut is a Michelin-starred steakhouse.

Wolfgang Puck creates a modern steakhouse experience, using the finest cuts of beef and the freshest seafood to showcase global flavors and cooking techniques. The setting is modern and elegant, with an award-winning cocktail and wine list.

Cut’s menu has a small selection of the finest dishes for each course, the incredible USDA prime steaks cut in portions of 30 oz or more to be shared family-style.

I recommend starting with the Main lobster rolls, followed by the perfectly cooked USDA prime Tomahawk that can feed at least three people. 

Nowaza Bar

212 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 424-216-6158
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Located in Studio City, Nowaza Bar is a traditional sushi bar in an authentically intimate dining space where Executive Chef Osamu Fujita creates a new menu every day based on the day’s freshest catches.

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Owned by famed Master Chef Kazunori Nozawa, Nowaza Bar is a traditional Omakase restaurant with a set price per head with two time-slots available for a multicourse tasting.

The immaculate Omakase menu uses fish sourced from around the globe as well as the California coast.

Chef Fujita prepares each dish in front of you in a special Chef’s table atmosphere. My favorite dishes were the Hokkaido Scallop nigiri and the Maine Lobster Handroll.

Lawry’s the Prime Rib

100 La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: 310-652-2827
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Established in 1938, Lawry’s the Prime Rib is a Beverly Hills staple for a luxurious, old-school fine-dining experience.

Located in Beverly Center, Lawry’s uses Certified Angus Beef to provide the best cuts of succulent prime rib and other classic steak dishes. Lawry’s is a romantic and historic place to enjoy an intimate date in true old Hollywood fashion.

Prime Rib reigns supreme at Lawry’s and the menu offers various cuts which are sliced tableside by the knowledgeable waitstaff from a silver tray.

I recommend the bone-in Diamond cut. All prime rib dinners come with a salad, buttery mashed potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, and whipped creamy horseradish. 

The Grill on the Alley

9560 Dayton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310-276-0615
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Located in the famous Rodeo Drive district, The Grill on the Alley is a long-standing classic American steakhouse that has been a beloved Beverly Hills Institution for nearly 40 years.

Its vintage chic dining space has black and white tiled floors, rich wood furniture, luxurious leather booths, and walls with vintage framed art sketches covering every inch.

The traditional steakhouse menu at The Grill uses prime steaks and seafood expertly cooked on their open, wood-fired grill.

They also offer a unique list of specialties like Calf’s Liver, Chicken Pot Pie, and Braised Shortribs. If you’re there for date night, I recommend splitting the Kansas City Steak.

The Belvedere

9882 South Santa Monica Boulevard Ground Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 310-975-2736

The Belvedere is an elegant fine-dining California-style brasserie inside Century City’s stunning The Peninsula resort with a chic outdoor patio surrounded by trellised fences.

Chef Kelsi Armijo fuses California’s fresh and vibrant flavors and ingredients with traditional French dishes and cooking techniques in a romantic and charming dining space that evokes a Parisian café.

You can get breakfast, lunch, or dinner at The Belvedere, and they offer less exotic options for the kids. I recommend starting with the Foie Gras Torchon with Permission Coulis and spiced black walnuts.

I chose the Poulet Roti Crepe with chicken, wild mushrooms, Fromage blanc, and braised endive for the main dish. 

Tempura Endo

9777 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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Owned by Chef Koichi Endo and led by Executive Chef Satoshi Masuda, Tempura Endo is an authentic Kyoto-style Japanese eatery in a secluded, intimate, and refined dining space in Beverly Hills Golden Triangle.

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Tempura Endo’s authenticity, style, and aesthetic have garnered a rave review from Zagat, while LA Weekly ranks it among the top restaurants for Omakase in L.A.

Customers can choose between three Omakase, chefs tasting menus with multiple courses, including at least two tempura courses.

The presentation of each dish is almost too beautiful to eat, and the tempura displays Chef Masuda’s mastery of this prized Kyoto custom.

Yazawa Japanese BBQ

9669 S Santa Monica Blvd #2, BeverlyHills, CA 90210
Phone: 310-275-2914
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Named for the pioneering Wagyu butcher who is a legend in Japan, Yazawa Japanese Barbecue is the first North American location of this world-acclaimed Japanese restaurant.

Yazawa uses the cuts of Wagyu beef founded by the butcher himself who mentored Chef Tomo Inada, head chef at Yazawa’s Beverly Hills location.

Yazawa has an in-house butcher, providing the highest quality cuts of Wagyu beef to enjoy with pickled vegetables, rice, salads, sushi, and an extensive list of sake, wine, and imported beer.

The menu has a diagram of a cow to show you where each cut comes from. You also choose whether you want the meat salted or served with sauce.

Crustacean Beverly Hills

468 N Bedford Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310-205-8990
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Located in the heart of the Golden Triangle, Crustacean Beverly Hills is an Asian fusion fine dining restaurant from award-winning chef Helene An whose garlic noodle dish is an entire Gen-Z trend, according to Forbes.

Chef An’s inventive seafood-centric fusion of Vietnamese, Thai, and Chinese dishes has won votes for best Asian fusion in L.A. from Thrillist, Food and Wine, Forbes, and Eater to name a few.

An’s famous garlic noodles are a must-try, and she also uses the same special garlic sauce to offer an entire menu of garlic crab to garlic fried rice. I loved the signature crab puffs with Dungeness crab and peanut mustard dipping sauce.

Il Pastaio

400 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310-205-5444
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Meaning “the pasta maker” in Italian, Il Pastaio is a beloved Sicilian kitchen, owned and operated by the Sicilian Drago family.

True to its name, Il Pastaio offers fresh, handmade pasta and scratch-made sauces to elaborate the most authentic Italian meal this side of the Atlantic.

Teetering between the Golden Triangle and Rodeo Drive, Il Pastaio offers a charming and cozy atmosphere to enjoy wine and pasta.

In addition to pasta, Il Pastaio has a full menu of antipasti, salads, soups, risottos, and entrees.

My favorite pasta at Il Pastaio was the Tortelloni di Zucca, handmade tortelloni stuffed with pumpkin and ricotta with a sage and parmesan cream sauce.

Nate ‘n Al

414 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310-274-0101
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Nate n’Al has been a Jewish Deli icon in LA for nearly 80 years. Business partners Nate Rimer and Al Mendelson opened this iconic Jewish Deli in 1945, passing ownership to its most loyal customers Shelli and Irving Azoff.

The historical North Beverly Hills location still stands today, offering the same friendly, casual vibe and generations-old recipes of authentic deli food.

Rye bread is scratch-made onsite for all their signature deli sandwiches. My favorite is The New York, with pastrami, coleslaw, and Russian dressing served with pickle spears and creamy potato salad. They also offer all the favorite deli meats and salads from corned beef to tuna salad.


419 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310-230-5035
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Another Golden Triangle favorite, Mirame is a contemporary Mexican food bistro founded and operated by Michelin Starred Chef Joshua Gil who puts a California twist and modern sophistication to regional Mexican fare.

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Mirame embraces a farm-to-table philosophy for its food and drink menus that change seasonally according to locally sourced ingredients.

The wine list and cocktails use 100% Mexican-sourced spirits and wine. The vibrant cocktail menu features Countless tequila and mezcal cocktails using authentic Mexican mixers like tamarind, habanero, and even palo santo smoke. I loved the Queso Fondue with duck prosciutto, baby artichoke, turnip, and kumquat.

Honor Bar

122 S Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 310-550-0292
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Located a block from Reeves Park, Honor bar is a small, friendly cocktail bar offering shareable plates and elevated American bar fare in a cool, contemporary space with exposed wood beams and a cozy wooden bar area.

Their wonderful cocktail, wine list, and draft beer menu is similarly small yet expertly curated and executed by master mixologists.

They have a rotating draft beer selection of four artisanal beers from California and around the globe.

I enjoyed their Classic Manhattan to accompany a plate of deviled eggs and various colorful sushi rolls to share with friends.

Craft Los Angeles

10100 Constellation Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310-279-4180
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Craft Los Angeles is a contemporary fine dining restaurant out of New York from New York-transplant Chef Tom Colicchio whose philosophy encompasses fresh, seasonal, and locally sourced New American cuisine.

Consequently, Craft Los Angeles specializes in California-style cuisine served in a stunning architectural feat by locally renowned L.A. architects in Beverly Hills’ Century City.

The dinner menu has a well-rounded fusion of global flavors from Italian to Asian to Southwestern.

I started with Craft’s simple ode to the Avocado, garnished with spiced peanut and pickled tomatillo. I loved the Diver Scallops with salsa verde and cherry tomatoes.

Da Pasquale

9749 S Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310-859-3884
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Da Pasquale is a budget and family-friendly neighborhood trattoria and classic mom-and-pop Italian eatery in the Golden Triangle.

Its quaint and cozy country-chic atmosphere coupled with its friendly service and authentic Italian food make Da Pasquale a popular neighborhood gem.

Their extensive menu has antipasti, salads, panini, pasta, wood-fired pizza, and entrees. I loved their rich vegetarian lasagna with eggplant, spinach, ricotta, bechamel, tomato sauce, and parmesan cheese.

Their small, bubbly Neapolitan pizzas are a great appetizer. Try the Campione Pizza with tomato sauce, mozzarella, salami, arugula, shaved parmesan, and truffle oil.

South Beverly Grill

122 S Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 310-550-0242
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Located right next door to the Honor Bar, South Beverly Grill is a lively, business casual American bar and grill with a wide selection of American classics and California-inspired signature dishes.

The exposed wood-beamed ceiling and dimly lit booths open out into the Honor Bar that supplies its delicious cocktails in exchange for South Beverly Grill’s offerings of its delicious sushi.

They have amazing California rolls that come in a wide variety. I also loved their retro-California steak dish known as the Hawaiian, a rib-eye steak with pineapple-soy-ginger marinade accompanied by a fully loaded baked potato.

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Written by Brian Nagele

Brian attended West Virginia University, then started his career in the IT industry before following his passion for marketing and hospitality. He has over 20 years experience in the restaurant and bar industry.

As a former restaurant owner, he knows about running a food business and loves to eat and enjoy cocktails on a regular basis. He constantly travels to new cities tasting and reviewing the most popular spots.

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