Restaurant Guides

Our Favorite Outdoor Restaurants in
Los Angeles

Guide By Sophie Gragg
The city of angels continues to answer our prayers with dining under the heavens. Yes, there's that California cuisine of fresh, bright, seasonal and local. Add to the mix, Tex Mex, Italian, Spanish, New American, seafood, and plant-based options, there will be no stopping your star from rising. And don't forget to pour a little out for the angels.

Broad Street Oyster

Multiple Locations
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Broad Street Oyster Company is a surfy seafood destination serving seafood classics in a quirky, casual, and homey restaurant with a nautical theme.

Great White

Multiple Locations
Great White is a casual cafe focusing on fresh and local cuisine paired with great coffee.

Justin Queso's

8917 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
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Justin Queso's is a lively ranch to table Mexican restaurant serving up authentic Tex Mex and Texas-sized margaritas.


8801 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
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Wood-fired, comfort food dishes by chef Dan Perretta, etta serves freshly made pastas, hand-tossed pizzas, short rib picnics and easy-sipping cocktails.


1534 N McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90028
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L'Antica is a historic artisan pizzeria serving fresh pies and cocktails in a cozy setting.

The Butcher's Daughter

8755 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90069
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The Butcher's Daughter is a plant-based restaurant, cafe, and juice bar serving healthy vegetarian dishes and produce-focused juices.

The Draycott

15255 Palisades Village Lane, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
The Draycott is a California-inspired family-friendly Brasserie, created by Matt and Marissa Hermer.

Toca Madera

8450 W 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90048
Toca Madera is a modern Mexican steakhouse pairing the highest quality ingredients with bold flavors.

The Waterfront

205 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291
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The Waterfront is a California cuisine restaurant in Venice Beach offering beautiful views and delicious food and beverage menus celebrating California with local and seasonal produce.


21150 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Gasolina is a lively Spanish cafe, market, and wine bar serving seasonal breakfast, lunch, tinned fish & Tapas dinner alongside specialty coffee and an all natural wines selection from California and Spain.

The Bungalow

Multiple Locations
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The Bungalow features a refreshing menu of signature cocktails and light bites to enjoy in a rustic-chic atmosphere featuring breathtaking ocean views.


1712 N Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027
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Mírate is a Mexican restaurant and bar serving amazing food and a lot of Mezcal. Offering a menu full of homemade Mexican classics alongside expertly prepared Mezcal cocktails.
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