Our Favorite High-End Restaurants in Los Angeles

Guide By Sophie Gragg
Los Angeles boasts a wealth of high-end restaurants, offering unparalleled culinary experiences. Whether you're a local or a visitor, indulging in Michelin-starred dining or lively gastronomic spots in LA promises pure delight.
Curating this guide to the finest high-end restaurants in Los Angeles, inKind experts meticulously considered various factors, including main course offerings, reservation accessibility, and the uniqueness of chef-driven menus. These criteria have allowed us to present a selection of the city's premier high-end dining establishments.

The restaurants we've included in this guide are currently available on the inKind app and through inKind Pass. That means you can use inKind Pass to dine and drink at any of these locations, all from one account. Plus, you'll get spending bonuses every time you dine at these, and other, restaurants on the inKind app.

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Our Favorite High-End Restaurants in Los Angeles

Jemma Hollywood

1717 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028
High-End Restaurants D.C. - Destino
Indulge in the timeless charm of Jemma Hollywood, where traditional Italian-American flavors meet the contemporary spirit of California. This high-end culinary haven seamlessly blends old-school favorites like the irresistibly spicy rigatoni and the quintessential spaghetti & meatballs with a dash of West Coast innovation.

Elevate your dining experience further with artisanal pizzas, each crafted from a meticulously perfected dough that has undergone over four years of refinement. At Jemma, immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of classic and modern tastes, complemented by an exquisite selection of craft cocktails. This is more than a meal; it's a journey through the artistry of flavors that define the essence of Jemma Hollywood.
Our Recommendation
Crispy Rhode Island Calamari, The Bianca Pizza and Veal Parmigiano.


654 Virgil Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004
High-End Restaurants D.C. - Destino
Embark on a culinary adventure at Budonoki, a local gem that weaves Japanese-inspired pub fare into a tapestry of exceptional flavors. Elevating the art of sushi, Budonoki specializes in innovative aburi (flame-seared) pressed sushi, a testament to their commitment to culinary excellence.

This neighborhood restaurant invites you to savor the perfect fusion of traditional Japanese influence and inventive gastronomy, creating an unparalleled dining experience for enthusiasts of fine cuisine. Welcome to Budonoki, where each bite is a celebration of skillfully crafted flavors in the heart of your community.
Our Recommendation
Enjoy their Budo-"gnocchi", Wagyu Zabuton, and Aburi Salmon.


1124 San Julian St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
High-End Restaurants D.C. - Destino
Indulge in the soulful essence of Italy at Rossoblu, an Italian culinary haven nestled near the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles. Inspired by cherished childhood memories of summers in Bologna, Rossoblu is a celebration of authentic flavors and traditions. Immerse yourself in the art of culinary craftsmanship as fresh pasta, lovingly handmade every day, takes center stage.

Embark on a journey through the heart of Italy's culinary legacy, where each dish is a tribute to the richness of tradition and the joy of shared moments around the table. Welcome to Rossoblu, where the spirit of Bologna comes alive in every exquisite bite.
Our Recommendation
Enjoy their Marinated Tuscan Olives, Salami Honey Pizza, Graminga and Pork Milanese.

Casa Madera

8440 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
High-End Restaurants D.C. - Causa
Embark on a sensory journey at Casa Madera, the latest masterpiece from Noble 33, the visionary minds behind the vibrant and upscale Toca Madera. Envisioned as an ode to life lived alfresco, Casa Madera invites you into a realm where carefully curated ambiance meets exquisite decor.

This is not just a dining experience; it's a celebration of gourmet delights that tantalize your taste buds and elevate your senses. Step into a world where each moment is crafted with precision, making Casa Madera a haven for those seeking the perfect fusion of luxury and gastronomic bliss.
Our Recommendation
Try their Grilled Crab Legs, Salmon Crudo, Truffle Risotto, and Casa Tomahawk.

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