Lunch Spots In L.A. That Will Make You Never Want To Head Back To Work

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If you’ve ever had such a great time at lunch that you almost didn’t come back to work, you’re not alone. Here are the best long lunch spots in Los Angeles.

The Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel

Polo Lounge
Polo Lounge

Photo Credit: The Beverly Hills Hotel and Eric Laignel

Sunshine, star-spotting and killer martinis are the name of the lunchtime game at the Polo Lounge, the Pink Palace’s equally iconic restaurant. Nosh on the McCarthy salad and linger over the lunchtime game of playing “spot the who’s who of Hollywood.”

9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210


 

GRACIAS MADRE

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This vegan eatery has a whimsical vibe, a breathtaking garden patio, innovative cocktails (the snow cone and weed drinks are one-of-a-kind items) and fantastic plant-based Mexican fare. It’s so relaxed you may never go back to the office.

8905 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069


 

WOLFGANG PUCK AT HOTEL BEL-AIR

Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air Terrace Dining
Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air Terrace Dining

Anything and everything goes here at Wolfgang Puck’s airy eatery at the super-exclusive Hotel Bel-Air—guests even dine in their pajamas! The best news: this elegant restaurant can become your office: if you’re working your way through the extensive wine list, that is.

701 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077


 

NOBU MALIBU

Nobu Malibu
Nobu Malibu

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At the shining jewel in the Nobu empire that is its Malibu location, you’ll have world-class sushi, amazing cocktails and a view for days. Who would are think about work when a meal here feels like a vacation?

22706 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265


 

THE SUNSET

The Sunset
The Sunset

Photo Credit: The Sunset/Facebook

The Sunset is one of those places that you can hang all day… and all night. Its location—it’s based right on Zuma beach—means that you can totally zen out regardless of the time of day or situation, whether it be watching the surf, soaking up the sun or, yes, even enjoying the sunset.

6800 Westward Beach Rd, Malibu, CA 90265


 

1 PICO

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When you want to power lunch, why not do it from a spot that totally spells SoCal? 1 Pico has amazing Cali-based fare, a fabulous view of the Santa Monica beach and seasonal, market-driven cuisine. Every time you get up to leave, the view will pull you back.

1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

 

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