Dining Guide
Café des Artistes
1534 N. McCadden Place, (323) 469-7300. A hidden oasis in the middle of Hollywood, serving salads, pastas, and great entrees with lovely atmosphere and attentive service. Reservations are highly recommended. Some places can still surprise you.
Cat Fiddle Pub and Restaurant
6530 Sunset Blvd., (323) 468-3800. Bangers and mash, ploughman’s lunch, daily specials, fresh fish and delicious entrees. Delightful patio for lunch, dinner, before and after theatre. Full bar.
Dar Maghreb
7651 Sunset Blvd., (323) 876-7651. Dine in a Moroccan palace. An unforgettable experience and cuisine. Belly dancing nightly.
Dresden Room
1760 N. Vermont Ave., (323) 665-4294. Located in Los Feliz Village. Features certified Angus beef and selection of traditional entrees. Piano bar with “Marty and Elaine.” Lunch and dinner daily.
El Floridita
1253 N. Vine St. (corner of Vine Fountain)
(323) 871-8612. “Cuban Cuisine at its Best” Restaurant open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Full bar. Live Salsa Bands on Fri, Sat Mon nights
7119 Melrose Ave. (323) 692-0600. The authentic Thai cuisine with a touch of California Pacific Rim accents. A giant Buddha greets diners in temple-like room, with carved wooden sculptures Asian inspired paintings. Try refreshing summer rolls or spicy noodles spiked with chili mint leaves. Lunch dinner served daily. Beer and wine served
Two locations: 6270 Sunset Blvd., (323) 467-2882 and 5255 Melrose Ave., (323) 464-5857. Serving fabulous Italian food lunch and dinner daily. Free delivery.
Fountain Court Tea Room Courtyard Cafe
1370 N. St. Andrews Pl., (323) 467-9812. Feast amid celebrity portraits in an elegant Georgian-style dining room with a beautiful outdoor patio. Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2pm. Cocktails. Complementary parking. Available for special events weddings.
Hamburger Hamlet
9201 W. Sunset Blvd. at Doheny Rd., (310) 278-4924. A Southern California tradition since 1950. Slip into the historic Taproom where Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Swifty Lazar once held court. See why today’s entertainers enjoy our famous burgers, bisque and martinis. Late night Happy Hour from 10pm to midnight.
Musso Frank Grill
6667 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 467-7788. The oldest restaurant in Hollywood, est. in 1919. It’s the kind of place people return to again and again for the comfortable ambiance, superb service and consistently excellent food. Pure Raymond Chandler!
Off Vine
6263 Leland Way, (323) 962-1900. Lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch in a historic Hollywood bungalow. Pre and post theatre dining.
Pig Whistle
6714 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 463-0000. Simple, sophisticated California menu in a historic setting. Eat at a table or on a canopy bed in the back dining area. Open for lunch 11:30am-2:30pm and dinner 5:30pm-11pm every day.
Pink Pepper Thai
1638 N. La Brea, (323) 461-2462. Classic Thai dining and vegetarian cuisine. Beautiful dining room and outdoor patio. Hollywood’s favorite Thai restaurant open 11am-11pm every day.
Ponchik Factory
6601 Sunset Blvd., (323) 467-3840. Fax ordering (323) 467-0508. Favorite spot for Hollywood industry locals. Rotisserie chicken, pizza, burgers, sandwiches, salads, homemade soups, juice bar, smoothies. Local delivery. THE place for breakfast lunch. Mon-Fri, 7:30am-5pm.
Tommy Tang’s
7313 Melrose Ave., (323) 937-5733. This PBS chefs’ hot spot turns out award winning signature dishes such as Soft Shell Crab with garlic, ginger lemon sauce. Open daily for lunch, Tues-Sun for dinner. Delivery, take-out, and catering available.
Yamashiro Restaurant
1999 N. Sycamore Ave., (323) 466-5125. CalAsian Cuisine (the best of California cuisine with Asian influences) served in one of Hollywood’s most historic and serene settings. Spectacular view of Los Angeles. Dining Room and Bar open nightly.