Fine Dining - Best of 2018

Published May 2, 2018

Does the thought of date night make you break out in cold sweats? Do you curse the heavens every time Valentine's Day raises the romantic stakes of your relationship? Don't worry, we've got you covered. These restaurants have been vetted by HOT LIST voters and are good bets to deliver a romantic atmosphere with top notch food and service.

Winner
2018 Winner

1. Bistro 45

Voters Love

"They know their business! The space is a beautiful, serene setting for the lively crowd. The chef is creative..." via S M.

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45 S Mentor Ave Pasadena CA 91106
  • Bistro 45, Great Meals, Food, Romantic Restaurant, Place to Impress a Date, Fine Dining, 45 S Mentor Ave Pasadena Pasadena CA 91106
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    45 S Mentor Ave, Pasadena Pasadena, CA
  • Cavatina, Great Meals, Fine Dining, 1200 Alta Loma Rd West Hollywood West Hollywood CA 90069
    1200 Alta Loma Rd, West Hollywood West Hollywood, CA
  • Kendall's Brasserie and Bar, Great Meals Restaurants, French, 135 N Grand Ave Los Angeles CA 90012
    Nominee for: Fine Dining, French
    135 N Grand Ave, Central City Los Angeles, CA
  • Inn of the Seventh Ray, Great Meals, Food, Romantic Restaurant, Place to Impress a Date, Fine Dining, 128 Old Topanga Canyon Road Topanga CA 90290
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    128 Old Topanga Canyon Road, Topanga, CA
  • Spago, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 176 N Canon Dr Beverly Hills CA 90210
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    176 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills Beverly Hills, CA
  • Hideaway Cafe & Steakhouse, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 6506 Westward Beach Rd Malibu CA 90265
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    6506 Westward Beach Rd, Malibu Malibu, CA
  • La Boheme, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 8400 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles CA 90069
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    8400 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • Pace, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 2100 Laurel Canyon Blvd Los Angeles CA 90046
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    2100 Laurel Canyon Blvd, Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • Napa Valley Grille, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 1100 Glendon Ave Los Angeles CA 90024
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    1100 Glendon Ave, Westwood Los Angeles, CA
  • Sam's by the Beach, Food, Restaurants, Place to Impress a Date, Mediterranean, 108 W Channel Rd Santa Monica CA 90402
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    108 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA
  • The Bazaar, Food, Great Meals, Place to Impress a Date, Tapas, Fine Dining, 465 South La Cienega Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90048
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    465 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
  • Nominee for: Fine Dining
    11720 Ventura Blvd, Studio City Studio City, CA
  • Il Cielo Restaurant, Great Meals, Food, Romantic Restaurant, Place to Impress a Date, Fine Dining, 9018 Burton Way Beverly Hills CA 90211
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    9018 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA
  • Vermont Restaurant and Bar, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 1714 N Vermont Ave Los Angeles CA 90027
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    1714 N Vermont Ave, Griffith Park/Los Feliz Los Angeles, CA
  • The Little Door, Great Meals, Food, Nightlife, Mediterranean, Desserts, Place to Impress a Date, Fine Dining, Patio Bar, 8164 West 3rd Street Mid-City West Los Angeles CA 90048
    8164 West 3rd Street, Mid-City West Los Angeles, CA
  • Cafe del Rey, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 4451 Admiralty Way Marina del Rey CA 90292
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA
  • Ca Del Sole, Food, Place to Impress a Date, Italian, 4100 Cahuenga Blvd Toluca Lake Los Angeles CA 91602
    Nominee for: Fine Dining, Italian
    4100 Cahuenga Blvd, Toluca Lake Los Angeles, CA
  • Nominee for: Fine Dining
    2930 Beverly Glen Circle, Beverly Crest Los Angeles, CA
  • Dar Maghreb, Great Meals Restaurants, Middle Eastern Romantic Restaurant, 7651 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles CA 90046
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    7651 W Sunset Blvd, Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • JAR Restaurant, Great Meals, Food, Steakhouse, Fine Dining, 8225 Beverly Boulevard Mid-City West Los Angeles CA 90048
    Nominee for: Steakhouse, Fine Dining
    8225 Beverly Boulevard, Mid-City West Los Angeles, CA
Contest Overview
  • 5,572
    Total Votes
  • 3,631
    Voters
  • 160
    Winners

The 2018 LA HOT LIST awards are based on more than 5,500 votes from local Los Angeles-area experts.

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