Best Restaurants of the Westside – Let’s EAT

Double BurgerNeed some dining suggestions?  Here’s some top picks from the ‘Best of the Westside‘ (we included… and deleted a few)

 

 

 

Best American Barbeque

Baby Blues BBQ 444 Lincoln Blvd,
Venice 310-396-7675

Outdoor Grill 12630 W. Washington Blvd.,
Del Rey 310-636-4745

Morphea’s 4077 Lincoln Blvd.,
Marina del Rey 310-821-6939

Best Asian Fusion

Chaya

Chaya Venice 110 Navy St.,
Venice 310-396-1179

 

 

 

 

Best Bakery

Angel Maid Bakery 4542 S. Centinela Ave.,
Del Rey 310-915-2078

Hotcakes Bakes 4119 S. Centinela Ave.,
Del Rey 310-397-2324

Viktor Benes Bakery 13455 Maxella Ave.,
Marina del Rey 310-578-6553

Best Beer Tap Selection

Tony P’s 4445 Admiralty Way,
Marina del Rey 310-823-4534

Wurstküche  625 Lincoln Blvd.,
Venice 213-687-4444

Rock & Brews 143 Main St.,
El Segundo 310-615-9890

Best Bloody Mary

Tony P'sTony P’s Dockside Grill, 4445 Admiralty Way,
Marina del Rey 310-823-4534

Hal’s Bar & Grill 1349 Abbot Kinney Blvd.,
Venice 310-396-3105

The Shack 185 Culver Blvd.,
Playa del Rey, 310-823-6222

Best Breakfast

26 Beach Restaurant 3100 W. Washington Blvd.,
Marina del Rey 310-823-7526

Tony P’s Dockside Grill 4445 Admiralty Way,
Marina del Rey 310-823-4534

Mercedes Bar & Grill 14 W Washington Blvd,
Marina del Rey, 310-827-6209

Best Buffet

Lemonade VeniceLemonade 1661 Abbot Kinney Blvd.,
Venice 310-452-6200

Warehouse Restaurant Sunday Bunch
4499 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey

 

Best Burrito

Best BurritoEl Abajeno 4513 Inglewood Blvd
Culver City, 310-390-0755

Paco’s Tacos 4141 S. Centinela Ave.,
Del Rey 310-391-9616

El Tarasco 8620 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
Westchester 310-338-0399

La CabaÑa 738 Rose Ave.,
Venice, 310-392-7973

Best Caribbean/Cuban

Versailles Restaurant 10319 Venice Blvd.
Palms, 310-558-3168

Cha Cha Chicken 1906 Ocean Ave.,
Santa Monica, 310-581-1684

Mercedes Bar & Grill 14 W Washington Blvd,
Marina del Rey, 310-827-6209

Best Cheap Eats

abbotts PizzaTito’s Tacos 11222 Washington Place,
Culver City, 310-391-5780

Abbot’s Pizza Company 1407 Abbot Kinney Blvd.,
Venice, 310-396-7334

Best Chinese
Szechuan Palace 431 Culver Blvd.
Playa del Rey,  310-827-2066

Mao’s Kitchen 1512 Pacific Ave.,
Venice, 310-581-8305

Wacky Wok 2805 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, 310-822-7373

Best Coffee House

Cows End CoffeeThe Cow’s End Cafe 34 W Washington Blvd.
Venice, 310-574-1080

Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea 1331 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, 310-399-1233

Best Cupcake/Dessert
Hotcakes Bakes 4119 S. Centinela Ave.
Del Rey, 310-397-2324

Urth Caffe 2327 Main St.
Santa Monica, 310-314-7040

Sinners and Saints Dessert 2547 Lincoln Blvd.
Venice, 310-970-2332

Best Deli

Bay Cities DeliBay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery 1517 Lincoln Blvd.
Santa Monica, 310-395-827

Del Rey Deli 8501 Pershing Drive
Playa del Rey, 310-439-2256

Roll ‘n Rye 10990 Jefferson Blvd.
Culver City, 310-390-3497

Best Diner

Jerry’s Famous Deli 13181 Mindanao Way
Marina del Rey, 310-821-6626

Cafe 50s 838 Lincoln Blvd.
Venice,310-399-1955

Swingers 802 Broadway
Santa Monica, 310-393-9793

Ronnie’s 12740 Culver Blvd.
Del Rey, 310-578-9399

Best Donut

Randy's DonutsRandy’s 805 W Manchester Blvd.
Inglewood, 310-645-4707

Wendy’s Donuts 4000 Lincoln Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310-760-1356

Donut King 3970 Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, (310) 313-3686

Best Farmers Market

Santa Monica Farmers Market
Arizona Ave. & 3rd. St.
Santa Monica, 310-458-8411

Mar Vista Farmers Market
Venice Blvd. Mar Vista
818-591-8286

Playa Vista Farmers Market
6400 S. Seabluff Drive
Playa Vista 818-591-8286

Best Fine Dining

Casa Ado 2Casa Ado 12 W Washington Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310-577-2589

Cafe Del Rey4451 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, 310-823-6395

Mélisse 1104 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, 310-395-0881

JiRaffe 502 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, 310-917-6671

Best Fish Taco

Jamaica Bay Inn 4175 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, 310-823-5333

Wahoo’s 4716 Lincoln Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310-821-0300

James Beach 60 N Venice Blvd.
Venice,  310-823-5396

SeÑor G’s 343 Culver Blvd.,
Playa del Rey, 310-822-7733

Best Food Truck/Food Truck Event

First Friday in VeniceFirst Friday, Venice Abbot Kinney Blvd.,Venice

Kogi BBQ Los Angeles,  kogibbq.com

First Friday 87th St & Westchester Triangle
Westchester, 310-641-1074

Best French

French Market Café 2321 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, 310-577-9775

Mélisse 1104 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica,  310-395-0881

Bistro du Soleil 6805 Vista Del Mar
Playa del Rey, 310-823-1530

Best Gastropub

Father’s Office 1018 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, 310-393-2337.

Waterloo & City 12517 W. Washington Blvd.
Del Rey, 310-391-4222

The Tripel 333 Culver Blvd.
Playa del Rey,  310-821-0333

Best Greek/Mediterranean

The Hungry Pocket 1715 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, 310-450-5335

Zankou 1716 S Sepulveda Blvd.
West Los Angeles, 310-444-0550

Best Hamburger

Apple PanHinano’s Cafe 15 W Washington Blvd.
Venice, 310-822-3902

The Terrace 7 W Washington Blvd.
Venice, 310-578-1530

The Apple Pan 10801 W Pico Blvd.
West Los Angeles,  310-475-3585

Father’s Office 1018 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, 310-393-2337.

Umami Burger 500 Broadway
Santa Monica, 310-451-1300

Best Health Food Store

Rainbow AcresRainbow Acres 4756 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, 310-823-5373

Rainbow Acres, Mar Vista 13208 W Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, 310-823-8381

Co-opportunity 1525 Broadway
Santa Monica, 310-451-8902

Best Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt

Penguins 4023 Lincoln Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310-301-1010

Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt 395 Santa Monica Place
Santa Monica, 310-260-8333

N’Ice Cream Homemade Gelato & Sorbet  1410 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, 310-396-7161

Best Indian

Tandoor-A-India 8406 Pershing Drive
Playa del Rey, 310-822-1435

Akbar 3115 W. Washington Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310-574-0666

Bombay Cafe 12021 W Pico Blvd.
West Los Angeles, 310-473-3388

Best Italian

C&O Garlic BallsCasa Ado 12 W Washington Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310-577-2589

C & O Trattoria 31 W Washington Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310-823-9491

Alejo’s 8343 Lincoln Blvd.
Westchester, 310-670-6677

Catalini’s SALERNO BEACH 193 Culver Blvd.
Playa del Rey, 310-821-0018

Best Japanese

Sakura House 13362 W. Washington Blvd.
Del Rey, 310-306-7010

Kifune 405 W Washington Blvd.
Venice, 310-822-1595

Irori 4371 Glencoe Ave.
Marina del Rey, 310-822-3700

Best Korean

Gyu Kaku 10925 W Pico Blvd.
West Los Angeles, 310-234-8641

Wharo 4029 Lincoln Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310-578-7114

Tofuya 2021 Sawtelle Blvd.
West Los Angeles, 310-473-2627

Best Latin / South American

Cafe Brasil 11736 W. Washington Blvd.
Del Rey, 310-391-1216

Empanada’s Place 3811 Sawtelle Blvd.
West Los Angeles, 310-391-0888

Santino’s Tapas & Grill 3021 Lincoln Blvd.
Santa Monica, 310 392-5920

Best Late Night Eats

Swingers 802 Broadway
Santa Monica, 310-393-9793

Cafe 50s 838 Lincoln Blvd.
Venice, 310-399-1955

Pacific Dining Car 2700 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, 310-453-4000

Best Margarita

Baja CantinaBaja Cantina 311 W Washington Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310- 821-2252

Paco’s 4141 S Centinela Ave.,
Del Rey, 310-391-9616

Casa Sanchez 4500 S. Centinela Ave.,
Del Rey, 310-397-9999

Best Martini

Casa Ado 12 W Washington Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310-577-2589

The Misfit 225 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, 310-656-9800

Dear John’s 11208 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, 310-397-0276

Best Mexican

Paco’s TACOS 4141 S Centinela Ave.
Del Rey, 310-391-9616
(Mutiple locations)

Casa Sanchez 4500 S. Centinela Ave.
Del Rey, 310-397-9999

Best Outdoor Dining

Tony P’s 4445 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, 310-823-4534

Killer Shrimp 4211 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, 310-578-2293

Baja Cantina 311 W Washington Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310-821-2252

Best Pizza

The Good Pizza 8115 W Manchester Ave.
Playa del Rey, 310-827-0500 &

The Slice Playa Vista 13151 Fountain Park Drive
Playa Vista, 310-437-7499

Pitfire Pizza 12924 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, 424-835-4088

Pizzarito 4371 Glencoe Ave.
Marina del Rey, 310-823-7333

Best Restaurant

GjelinaGjelina 1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, 310-450-1429

Cafe Del Rey 4451 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, 310-823-6395

Chaya Venice 110 Navy St.
Venice, 310-396-1179

Best Romantic Restaurant

Cafe Del Rey 4451 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, 310-823-6395

C & O Cucina 3016 W Washington Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310-301-7278

Best Salad

Tender Greens 13455 Maxella Ave.
Marina del Rey, 310- 827-3777

Lemonade 1661 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, 310-452-6200

Alejo’s 8343 Lincoln Blvd.
Westchester, 310-670-6677

Best Sandwich

Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery 1517 Lincoln Blvd.
Santa Monica, 310-395-8279

Mendocino Farms 4724 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, 310-822-2300

Del Rey Deli 8501 Pershing Drive
Playa del Rey, 310-439-2256

Best Seafood Market

Santa Monica Seafood Company 1000 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, 310-393-5244

Mitsuwa Marketplace 3760 S. Centinela Ave.
Mar Vista, 310-398-2113

Bob’s Market 1650 Ocean Park Blvd.
Santa Monica, 310-452-2493

Best Seafood Restaurant

Enterprise Fish Co.174 Kinney St.
Santa Monica, 310-392-8366

Chart House 13950 Panay Way
Marina del Rey, 310-822-4144

The Warehouse 4499 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, 310-823-5451

Best Smoothie

Rainbow Acres 4756 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, 310-823-5373

Rainbow Acres 13208 W Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, 310-823-8381

Humble Potato 8321 Lincoln Blvd.
Westchester,323-989-2242

Best Spanish/Tapas

Santino’s Tapas & Grill 3021 Lincoln Blvd.
Santa Monica,  310-392-5920

Primitivo Wine Bistro 1025 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, 310-396-5353

Manchego 2510 Main St. # B
Santa Monica, 310-450-3900

Best Steakhouse

Chart House 13950 Panay Way
Marina del Rey, 310-822-4144

George Petrilli’s 5615 Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, 310 397-1438

Chez Jay 1657 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, 310-395-1741

Best Sunday Brunch

Mercedes Bar & Grill 14 W Washington Blvd,
Marina del Rey, 310-827-6209

The Terrace 7 W Washington Blvd.
Venice, 310-578-1530

26 Beach Restaurant 3100 W. Washington Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310-823-7526

Warehouse Restaurant 4499 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, 310-823-5451

Best Sushi

Sugarfish 4722 1/4 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, 310-306-6300

Sakura JAPANESE 4545 S Centinela Ave.
Del Rey, 310-822-7790

Kanpai 8325 Lincoln Blvd.
Westchester, 310-338-7223

Kifune 405 W Washington Blvd.
Venice, 310-822-1595

Best Taco

Tito’s Tacos 11222 Washington Place
Culver City, 310-391-5780

Paco’s Tacos 4141 S. Centinela Ave.
Del Rey, 310-391-9616

Tacos Por Favor 11901 W Olympic Blvd.
West Los Angeles, (310) 479-2818

Best Thai

Natalee Thai 10101 Venice Blvd.
Palms, 310-202-7003

Ayara Thai 6245 W 87th St.
Westchester, 310-410-8848

East Wind Cafe 2928 W Washington Blvd.
Marina del Rey, 310-305-8779

Best Vegetarian

Rainbow Acres 13208 W Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, 310-823-8381

Veggie Grill 2025 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, 310-829-1155

Native Foods Cafe 2901 Ocean Park Blvd.
Santa Monica, 310-314-4333

Cafe Gratitude 512 Rose Ave.
Venice, 424-231-8000

Best Vietnamese

Pho Show 4349 Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, 310-398-5200

China Beach 2024 Pacific Ave.
Venice, 310-823-4646

Le Saigon 11611 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Los Angeles, 310-312-2929

 

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