The Best Restaurants on the West Side??
I am having a bit of a restaurant crisis and am hoping some of you might be able to help. I just started dating a fellow who lives in Santa Monica and thus far we have gone to some pretty great meals at Father's Office, Musha, Tender Greens, and that BBQ joint in Venice. However, we seem to be running out of affordable and most importantly, tasty options. Are there any great places we have overlooked? Something tells me yes..... We are both fairly adventurous eaters--all suggestions welcome!
For a great Burger on a homemade bun or amazing french toasts, try 26 Beach. For some great BBQ near Fairfax & Washington try J&J Burgers & BBQ or great Oaxcan try Guelaquetza.
3100 Washington Blvd., Venice, CA 90292
JNJ Burger Shack
5754 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016
11127 Palms Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034
shamshiri grill for persian food.
westwood blvd north of santa monica blvd.
their website is awful, their food is terrific.
I can't praise Nook enough, as a consistently fine excellent value restaurant. Whether you just want a quick bite of their Ceasar salad and excellent mac'n'cheese, or a full-blown multicourse fine dining and wine experience. I will even forgive them for replacing my favorite shortribs with a succulent gravy for a more frou-frou potroast with a horseradish gremolita. Go, but just don't take the last reservation on a night I might want to eat there.