Los Angeles is home to some of the most famous people in the world, and these celebs get hungry. Sure they’ll chow down at McDonalds every now and then, but they also like to ball out and dine at some of the finest restaurants the city has to offer. Check out Haute Living’s top 5 five-star restaurants.
5955 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Providence received Michelin Star rankings because of its expertly crafted seafood dishes which come from the wild Pacific Ocean along with a modern and sophisticated environment right on Melrose Ave. Inspiration for this luxe-dining destination comes from the ocean and it resonates on the menu. Be sure to try the Kanpachi Sashimi or something from the Chef’s menu, which varies daily.
218 N Rodeo Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Don’t let the Zen like setting-bare walls, simple décor- fool you, Ursawa packs a serious punch with its cuisine. Owner and Head Chef Hiroyuki Urasawa and his staff make incredibly intricate Japanese meals with Samurai like precision. Be sure to bring your wallet, nothing is cheap here. But then again ingredients flown fresh from Japan and a private chef making awesome hand-made food never does.
SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills
465 S La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Dining at The Bazaar is an experience; the restaurant is split up into five sharp areas: Bar Centro where you can buy fresh cocktails infused with fruits and vegetables if that’s your fancy, Rojoy Blanca the dining room which offers Spanish cuisine, Saam the Chefs Tasting room, a patisserie and lastly Regalo a unique retail shop in the restaurant. Located in the SLS Hotel, The Bazaar is a must try for those exploring Los Angeles’ five-star dining world.
1104 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
With a romantic flair to Melisse, this French restaurant is ideal for those looking to impress that special someone with a dashing night out. Purple walls and white-blanketed tables give the atmosphere here an intimate and inviting vibe. The food is nothing short of delicious, with standouts such as Golden Imperial Osetra Caviar, Millbrook Venison Loin and Maine Loster with Chestnut-Coffee, Celtuce and Parsley.
9500 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
When world famous Chef Wolfgang Puck collaborates with renowned architect Richard Meier on a restaurant in the Beverly Willshire hotel, its safe to say it will be a five-star hotspot. Since it’s opening in 2006, Cut has been a go to stop for steak lovers from around the world. Along with mouthwatering food, Cut showcases an impressive array of artwork, its newest collection, “W/Studio 54 Series,” coincides with an exhibit at the LACMA.