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Oct 10, 2006 11:34 PM

Best French Onion Soup

Any recommendations for great french onion soup in central/west Los Angeles? I'm planning a birthday dinner for my boyfriend (its his favorite), so I'm looking for something a little romantic as well.

He likes lots of cheese.


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  1. hmmm

    not romantic in any way, but I LOOOVVVEEE Doughboys French Onion.

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    1. re: annalulu

      I second doughboys, especially if you like lots of cheese.

    2. You must try Chez Mimi in Brentwood/Santa Monica on 26th Street. Their French Onion soup is a classic. The way it should be. Very romantic and cozy. Service is excellent. The food is much more traditional french bistro in a darling environment. Not too fussy - but really charming. Would suggest that you call for a reservation.

      1. moustache cafe (which is now chocolat) on melrose used to have a very tasty one.

        1. Morton's downtown, but it's only available at LUNCH!

          1. I like La Dijonaise in Culver City because it's not that salty. I also recall a good one from Monty's in Westwood years ago but I'm not sure how it is now.