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LA Prime, 35th floor of the Westin Bonaventure

Arrange your own dining experience at an L.A. restaurant of your choice (call for reservations). Here’s a list of likely candidates.

At the Bonaventure

★★★★ $$$LA Prime
Westin Bonaventure, 35th Floor (213) 624-1000
Featuring prime beef and fresh seafood, LA Prime also received the California Restaurant Association’s Wine Spectator Award from 2010 to 2013.

★★★ $$Lakeview Bistro
Westin Bonaventure, Lobby level (213) 624-1000
Classic American food, from soup and sandwiches to favorite regional entrées, in a casual setting.

★★★ $$$BonaVista Lounge
Westin Bonaventure, 34th Floor (213) 624-1000
This famed revolving cocktail lounge boasts soaring views of downtown L.A., delicious appetizers and specialty cocktails.

★★★ $The Lobby Court
Westin Bonaventure, Lobby level (213) 624-1000
For a quick bite or break, The Lobby Court serves Starbucks coffee all day and cocktails and appetizers in the evening.

★★★ $$Bonaventure Brewing Co.
Westin Bonaventure, 4th Floor Pool Deck (213) 236-0802
Award-winning ales, classic American fare and a stunning view of the downtown skyline from its outdoor patio.

★★★★ $$$Suede Bar & Lounge
Westin Bonaventure, Ground Floor (213) 489-3590
Suede’s upscale nightlife includes lively DJ music, generous cocktails and Mexican and American pub-style food.

★★★ $Westin Bonaventure 4th Floor Food Court
From hot dogs to health food, a wide variety of budget-friendly eating and snacking options can be found in this convenient, upscale casual setting with available outdoor seating.

Walking distance

★★★★ $$Border Grill
445 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, 90071 (213) 486-5171
Upscale, modern Mexican food based on the home cooking of Oaxaca and the Yucatan in a vibrant setting.

★★★ $$$Café Pinot
700 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, 90071 (213) 239-6500
Voted Best French and Most Romantic restaurant by LA Downtown News, Café Pinot boasts a terrific California-French menu, garden setting and skyline view.

★★★★ $California Crisp
401 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, 90071 (213) 622-6749
Sandwiches, salads and other healthy American fare at an affordable, order-at-the-counter eatery with outdoor seating.

★★ $$Johnny Rockets
445 S. Figueroa St., Ste. 201, Los Angeles, 90071 (213) 488-9186
All-American hamburgers, sandwiches, fries, shakes and malts served in a fun and casual diner-style atmosphere.

Downtown favorites

★★★★ $$Bäco Mercat
408 S Main St., Los Angeles, 90013 (213) 687-8808
This stylish, casual Spanish eatery boasts the "bäco” (a sandwich/taco/pizza), tapas-style dishes, craft beer and house-made sodas.

★★★★ $$Blue Cow Kitchen
350 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, 90071 (213) 621-2249
Eclectic New American cuisine with organic meals, standout sandwiches and retro cocktails in a quirky, comfortable wood-and-chalkboard setting.

★★★★ $$$Bottega Louie
700 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, 90017 (213) 802-1470
This 185-seat Italian restaurant boasts a pizzeria, full bar, show kitchen and gourmet retail experience in a chic and trendy marketplace atmosphere.

★★★★ $$Guelaguetza
3014 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, 90006 (213) 427-0608
This lively, popular Mexican restaurant is a hit with mole fans and families, serving traditional Oaxacan dishes and comfort foods.

★★★ $$$Mo-Chica
514 W. 7th St., Los Angeles, 90014 (213) 622-3744
One of LA Weekly’s "99 Essential Restaurants," Mo-Chica serves modern interpretations of Peruvian comfort food in a whimsical, industrial-inspired setting.

★★★★ $$New Moon Restaurant
102 W. 9th St., Los Angeles, 90015 (213) 624-0186
Popular and friendly, this contemporary Chinese-food favorite makes a special occasion out of casual dining.

★★★★ $$Nickel Diner
524 S. Main St., Los Angeles, 90013 (213) 623-8301
This hip, open-kitchen diner serves American favorites with a twist, like chicken salad with candied pecans, and their famous maple bacon donut.

★★★ $$The Original Pantry Café
877 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, 90017 (213) 972-9279
Serving traditional American cuisine, this casual, cash-only coffee shop and restaurant is a Los Angeles legend, open round-the-clock since 1924.

★★★★ $$$Pacific Dining Car
1310 W. 6th St., Los Angeles, 90017 (213) 483-6000
A classic American steakhouse, open 24 hours, and featuring an international wine list and a high-end, railway car atmosphere.

★★★ $$$The Parish
840 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, 90014 (213) 225-2400
This British-accented gastropub combines hearty cuisine, hip bar culture and airy atmosphere in LA’s eye-catching Gallery Row.

★★★★ $$$Park's Barbeque
955 S Vermont Ave., Los Angeles 90006 (213) 380-1717
This Korean barbecue restaurant, known for high-quality meat and ingredients, has drawn a number of Korean and American celebrity patrons.

★★★★ $Philippe the Original
1001 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, 90012 (213) 628-3781
Get in line and order one of Philippe’s famous sandwiches (they’re known for the French Dip) at this bustling, counter-service favorite.

★★★ $$$Rivera
1050 S. Flower St., Ste. 102, Los Angeles, 90015 (213) 749-1460 .
Beautifully presented Latin dishes from renowned chef John Sedlar and brilliant cocktails in a chic and modern dining experience.

★★★ $$The Spice Table
114 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, 90012 (213) 620-1801
Vietnamese/Singaporean plates and craft brews served in a warehouse-chic setting, with exposed brick and hanging bird cages.

★★★★ $$$Sugarfish
600 W. 7th St., Ste. 150, Los Angeles, 90017 (213) 627-3000
Traditional, high-quality sushi and sashimi ordered from simple "Trust Me” menus in a trendy, casual atmosphere.

★★★★ $$$Water Grill
544 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, 90071 (213) 891-0900
This elegant, upscale fish eatery is known for "the best seafood in Southern California,” according to the internationally-recognized Zagat Guide.

★★★★ $$Wurstküche
800 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles, 90013 (213) 687-4444
This German-inspired gastropub offers tasty exotic sausages, hot dogs and craft beers with indoor communal tables and available outdoor seating.

L.A. legends

★★★ $$Canter’s Delicatessen and Restaurant
419 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, 90036 (323) 651-2030
Open 24/7, this famous landmark deli features an in-house bakery and sandwiches with meats cured on location.

★★★★ $$$Dan Tana’s
9071 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 90069 (310) 275-9444
One of Zagat’s "Best Red-Sauce Italian Restaurants” in the city, as old-school and classy as it is bustling and eccentric.

★★★★ $$$The Ivy
113 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, 90048 (310) 891-0900
Known as an entertainment industry hot spot, with new and traditional American dishes, engaging floral décor and celebrities.

★★★★ $$$Lawry’s
100 N. La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills, 90211 (310) 652-2827
This dressy, upscale steakhouse with a 90-year history is famous for its prime rib, carved right at the table and served with Yorkshire pudding.

★★★★ $$$Matsuhisa
129 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 90211 (310) 659-9639 (310) 891-0900
One of L.A.’s premiere sushi restaurants. Impeccable dishes served in a tranquil, Japanese-modern setting.

★★★ $$Miceli’s
3655 Cahuenga Blvd. W., Universal City, 90068 (323) 851-3344
This casual, romantic favorite features hearty, classic Italian dishes and Broadway-caliber singing servers for a memorable dining experience.

★★★★ $$$$Musso and Frank Grill
6667 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, 90028 (323) 467-7788
This upscale steakhouse remains a Los Angeles landmark, known for its world-class dinners, service, and rich Hollywood history.

★★★ $Pink’s Hot Dogs
709 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, 90038 (323) 931-7593
Tourists and locals line up at this cult-favorite hot dog stand, with outdoor seating and a wide variety of hot dogs, burgers and sides.

★★★★ $$Roscoe’s House of Chicken & Waffles
5006 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, 90019 (323) 934-4405
Patrons line up out the door for this beloved restaurant’s simple, casual, hearty soul food and friendly service.

★★★★ $$$Spago Beverly Hills
176 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, 90210 (310) 385-0880
Voted one of Zagat’s best, this upscale, world-famous fine dining establishment offers imaginative American cuisine with global accents.

★★★★ $$$Versailles Restaurant
1415 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 90035 (310) 289-0392
Known for their garlic chicken with fried plantains, this Cuban restaurant’s authentic cuisine and casual ambience is a popular favorite.

★★★★ $$$Yamashiro Restaurant
1999 N. Sycamore Ave., Hollywood, 90068 (323) 466-5125
Perched in the Hollywood Hills, this upscale "mountain palace” boasts Cal-Asian specialties, exotic atmosphere and a stunning view.


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