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Guide To Celebrity-Owned Restaurants In LA

December 14, 2010 12:41 PM

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You can’t really get away from celebrities here in LA. If they’re not having their picture taken at the park, they’re at the farmers’ market buying winter squash, or causing a traffic jam when they have a surprise wedding. If you’re into that sort of thing and you want to see, feel, or be part of the celebrity world you can spend your money in one of their restaurants and hope they pop by. Or if you’re just looking for a fun atmosphere and decent food, you can head to any of these celebrity-owned restaurants. (Apparently, if you’re a celebrity investor and you want to open a restaurant it’s best to have a one-word name.)
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Beso

6350 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028-6309
(323) 467-7991
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Yummy appetizers and a fun vibe are a couple of draws to this Hollywood restaurant co-owned by Eva Longoria Parker . The Latin-inspired cuisine is the creation of celebrity chef Todd English. Some appetizers include shrimp and chorizo flatbread and ceviche with ahi tuna and coconut.

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Ago Restaurant

8478 Melrose Ave.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 655-6333
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Ago has Hollywood celebrity written all over it. The West Hollywood Italian restaurant is backed by Robert DeNiro, movie moguls Bob and Harvey Weinstein, and directors Tony and Ridley Scott among others. Its well-known chef, Agostino Sciadri, creates some classic Italian dishes. It’s not cheap, but it’s got atmosphere and a lovely setting.

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Boa

101 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 899-4466
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If you love “American Idol”, top 40 radio and Ryan Seacrest, you should head to Boa. Seacrest is one of several investors in the steakhouse’s three locations. But these gorgeous restaurants aren’t all flash and glamour. The well-reviewed spots are favorites for tourists and locals alike. Sunday is wine lovers’ night and every bottle is half price.

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Tagine

132 North Robertson Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211-2104
(310) 360-7535

This celebrity-owned restaurant is as eclectic as its co-owner Ryan Gosling. The Moroccan restaurant features a reasonably prix fixe meal and also a la carte specials.

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Ketchup

8590 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA
(310) 289-8590
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Ketchup is one of Dolce group’s Los Angeles restaurants that is partially owned by celebrity investor Ashton Kutcher. Dolce’s other LA area restaurant is Geisha House in Hollywood. Ketchup not only offers upscale comfort food, but a few deals as well. Diners get 50 percent off on all food on Sundays.

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Mulberry Street Pizzeria

BEVERLY HILLS

347 N. Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 247-8998

240 S. Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 247-8100

ENCINO

17040 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91316
(818) 906-8881

SHERMAN OAKS

15136 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(818) 784-8880

Mulberry Street is one of the best known pizzerias in Los Angeles and just happens to be owned by celebrities. Cathy Moriarty (Raging Bull) and Richie Palmer opened the first pizzeria in Beverly Hills in the early 90s, and since then, they’ve opened up three more locations around the city.

Yvonne Condes blogs at YvonneInLA.com.

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