Celebrities, golden beaches, boutiques, elite hotels and luxurious dining spots — Los Angeles, undoubtedly, takes the cake. So it’s easy to surprise your partner while visiting one of the most desired destinations of all. L.A. is home to some of the finest restaurants in the country, which is why unforgettable dates are guaranteed! Just look at the countless options: from French and Italian cuisine to seafood-centered places. Are you stressed out? Don't be! We've compiled only the finest high-end spots to dine with your significant other. Eat, drink and make life-changing promises in one of these restaurants, perfect for special occasions.
It’s a two-Michelin-star restaurant, where tradition meets modern interpretation. Though the interior design might seem simple, n/naka’s unique kaiseki menu options say otherwise. Small portions, fresh seasonal ingredients, and artful presentation — that’s how traditional multi-course Japanese dinner usually looks like. The restaurant’s menu changes regularly, so you can always try something new. Vegetarian options are also available — thanks to Chef Niki Nakayama, who reinterpreted the traditional menu. No guests will be left starving! n/naka is considered the most prominent kaiseki restaurant in America and was even featured in Season 1 of the Netflix original series “Chef’s table.”
Beauty & Essex
Occupying a space of 10,000 square feet, Beauty & Essex features signature multi-ethnic dishes created by chef Chris Santos. The restaurant’s already conquered the hearts of thousands of people in New York and Las Vegas, now inviting guests to its third location in Los Angeles. Roasted cauliflower bolognese, grilled branzino, bone-in ribeye are among a myriad of other dishes served in Beauty & Essex. For an unforgettable experience, choose their main dining room with natural light from a 20-foot oval skylight. Restaurant’s private room is perfect for more intimate seating. By the way, a lot of celebrities frequent Beauty & Essex: Selena Gomez, Kylie Jenner and Cardi B are among their guests.
Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is not only famous for its high-quality service, but award-worthy dining as well. Mentioned in the Michelin guide, Culina is a classic Italian restaurant with a modern twist. Order whatever your eyes lay on: antipasti, panini, authentic pizza, and pair it with the finest wine. The restaurant also has a special pet menu, so if anything — they’ll enjoy the evening too, while their owners are busy being hopeless romantics.
In the heart of Los Angeles, you have a chance to get a taste of award-winning cuisine made by Chef Michael Cimarusti. Enjoy Norwegian king crab or New Bedford sea scallops while in the tranquil setting of this modern American restaurant. Providence is, perhaps, the top destination for seafood lovers! Eat deliciously, chat with the love of your life, and feel at ease.
Despite its long history, Spago remains relevant as one of the most iconic dining destinations in L.A. Sleek design, exceptional level of service, and food curated by Austrian-American chef Wolfgang Puck. Guests can choose something tasty either from the restaurant's seasonal menu or experience the chef's multi-course california tasting menu. Don’t be shy to explore Spago’s dessert options too! If you or your date have a sweet tooth, try out flavorsome strudel with caramel sauce.
Citrin and Mélisse
Recently reopened after a 10-month renovation, the restaurant is now split into two. Santa Monica’s favorite Mélisse became an intimate 14-seat space, offering a seven-course tasting menu experience. While the new one, Citrin, centers around an à la carte. After rebranding, the restaurant didn’t lose its authenticity and is the same old two-Micheline-star institution. So if you are yearning for something fancy yet intimate — you are welcome here!