American Bistro - Best of 2012

Published Nov 26, 2012

These restaurants take old ideas and melt them into tasty new ones. Who does it best?

Winner
2012 Winner

1. Taste on Melrose

Voters Love

"the best brunch in town, the food is scrumptious and the staff make you feel so well taken care off." via Nadia S.

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Multiple Locations
  • Taste on Melrose, Great Meals, Food, Brunch, American Bistro, Place to Impress a Date, New American, 8454 Melrose Ave West Hollywood West Hollywood CA 90069
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    Multiple locations
  • The Stinking Rose: A Garlic Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 55 N la Cienega Blvd Beverly Hills CA 90211
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    55 N la Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills Beverly Hills, CA
  • Nominee for: American Bistro
    Multiple locations
  • Grub, Great Meals Restaurants Weddings, Brunch California Caterer New American, 911 Seward St Los Angeles CA 90038
    4. Grub
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    Multiple locations
  • CUT, Food, American Bistro, 9500 Wilshire Blvd Beverly Hills Beverly Hills CA 90212
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills Beverly Hills, CA
  • Moonshadows Restaurant & Blue Lounge, Malibu, Great Meals Los Angeles Nightlife Restaurants, Brunch California Lounge New American Romantic Restaurant Seafood Trendy Bar, 20356 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu CA 90265
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    20356 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA
  • Eclectic Wine Bar and Grille, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American Romantic Restaurant, 5156 Lankershim Blvd North Hollywood CA 91601
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    5156 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood North Hollywood, CA
  • FIG Restaurant Santa Monica, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 101 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica CA 90401
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
  • Ammo, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1155 N Highland Ave Los Angeles CA 90038
    9. Ammo
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    1155 N Highland Ave, Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • McKenna's on the Bay, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 190 N Marina Dr Long Beach CA 90803
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    190 N Marina Dr, Long Beach Long Beach, CA
  • The Spot, Cheap Eats Food Great Meals Los Angeles New York Nightlife Restaurants Specialty Food and Drink Weddings, Beer Bar Beer Selection California Caterer Desserts Healthy Lunch Mexican New American Vegetarian Wine Bar, 110 2nd St Hermosa Beach CA 90254
    11. The Spot
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    110 2nd St, Hermosa Beach Hermosa Beach, CA
  • lemonade, Great Meals, Food, California, American Bistro, New American, 9001 Beverly Boulevard West Hollywood Los Angeles CA 90048
    11. lemonade
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    9001 Beverly Boulevard, West Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • Paul Martin's American Bistro, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 2361 Rosecrans Ave El Segundo CA 90245
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    2361 Rosecrans Ave, El Segundo El Segundo, CA
  • Home, Food, Great Meals, American Bistro, Brunch, New American, 1760 Hillhurst Avenue Griffith Park/Los Feliz Los Angeles CA 90027
    13. Home
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    1760 Hillhurst Avenue, Griffith Park/Los Feliz Los Angeles, CA
  • Green Street Restaurant, Great Meals, Food, California, American Bistro, New American, 146 Shoppers Lane Pasadena Pasadena CA 91101
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    146 Shoppers Lane, Pasadena Pasadena, CA
  • Parkway Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 510 S Arroyo Pkwy Pasadena CA 91105
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    510 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena Pasadena, CA
  • Delius Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 2951 Cherry Ave Signal Hill CA 90755
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    2951 Cherry Ave, Long Beach Signal Hill, CA
  • Twelve + Highland, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 304 12th St Manhattan Beach CA 90266
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    304 12th St, Manhattan Beach Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Darren's Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1141 Manhattan Ave Manhattan Beach CA 90266
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    1141 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Fiamme Restaurant & Bar, Great Meals, California, 3731 E Thousand Oaks Blvd Thousand Oaks CA 91362
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    3731 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Dish Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 734 Foothill Blvd La Canada Flintridge CA 91011
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    734 Foothill Blvd, La Canada Flintridge, CA
  • Josie, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 2424 Pico Blvd Santa Monica CA 90405
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    2424 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
  • Traxx, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 800 N Alameda St Los Angeles CA 90012
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    800 N Alameda St, Chinatown Los Angeles, CA
  • The Foundry On Melrose, Great Meals, Food, Nightlife, California, American Bistro, New American, Happy Hour, 7465 Melrose Ave Mid-City West Los Angeles CA 90046
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    7465 Melrose Ave, Mid-City West Los Angeles, CA
  • Golden State, Food, American Bistro, 426 N Fairfax Ave Mid-City West Los Angeles CA 90036
    Nominee for: American Bistro
    426 N Fairfax Ave, Mid-City West Los Angeles, CA
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