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Sep 23, 2009 11:23 AM

West Hollywood restaurant recommendations

For 2 out of towners. We are staying in West Hollywood and want to keep driving to a minimum. We like mexican, italian, asian, and festive ambiance. I am the foodie and he not so much so the local opinion would be much appreciated!

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    1. Cecconi's on Melrose and Robertson. Very nice interior with a great bar scene. Good drinks and solid bar menu.

      I've only had a full dinner there once and was underwhelmed, but that was early on and the quality of the bar menu (cicchetti) allows me to think that I might have had an off night. I've eaten at the bar many times and have been very satisfied.

      If you're doing a dinner during the warm weather lately, I'd definitely try and get a table outside.

      Also if you decide to do dinner elsewhere- Cecconi's is open for breakfast and it's great.

      1. Places I like that have good food and a fun vibe in WeHo:
        XIV (Sunset)
        Katana (Sunset)
        Yatai (Sunset)
        Yabu (La Cienega)
        Mexico (Santa Monica)
        Melrose Bar and Grill (Melrose)
        Comme Ca (Melrose)
        Luques (Melrose)

          1. THanks for all the recommendations - can't wait!