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LA’s Best Restaurants, According To Yelp

May 29, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)


Wondering where are the best places in LA to eat? Yelp has become the go-to place for people to select restaurants to dine with their honest reviews by locals. With so many choices to dine in Los Angeles, these are the top five restaurants in Los Angeles, according to the people using Yelp.

(credit: Providence LA)

(credit: Providence LA)

Providence

5955 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038
www.providencela.com

Providence is rated the highest restaurant in Los Angeles according to Yelp, with 1,348 reviews. Yelper Dana F. said, “Definitely order the foie gras sauté if you’re into foie gras,” while Yelper Shellie C. said, “Definitely coming back to try the tasting menu with wine pairing.” Providence is located in Mid-Wilshire and is in the higher price range.

(credit: Guisados)

(credit: Guisados)

Guisados

2100 E Cesar Chavez Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90033
www.guisados.co

Coming in No. 2 according to Yelpers is Guisados. Locals in Los Angeles have a lot to say about this reasonably priced Mexican restaurant. Fernando H. said, “The Cochinita Pibil and Mole Poblano are standouts,” and Joanne L. said, “Highly recommend the Sampler platter, which comes with six tacos.”

(credit: Genwa Korean BBQ)

(credit: Genwa Korean BBQ)

Genwa Korean BBQ

5115 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
www.genwakoreanbbq.com

Ranked third in Los Angeles according to Yelp is Genwa Korean BBQ. Yelper Christina V. said, “I love love love the fact that you get 25 side dishes,” while Mark C. said, “One million types of banchan and super delicious meat.” This family-friendly restaurant is moderately priced in the Mid-Wilshire district.

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)

Veggie Grill

8000 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
www.veggiegrill.com

A healthier alternative came in fourth, according to Yelp. The Veggie Grill has locations across LA and Orange County offering veggie-based food. Yelper Brandy J. said, “By far, the best sweet potato fries I’ve ever had,” while Jaimie B. says, “I dare you to order the All Hail Kale Salad – it’s amazing.”

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)

Sushi-Gen

422 E 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Located in Little Tokyo Downtown is the fifth highest rated restaurant according to Yelp. Sushi-Gen has come in with 1,808 reviews about their authentic foods. Yelper Chris A. said, “The fish is always fresh and the toro is to die for,” and Yelper C.N. raves about the miso soup by saying, “Calm/Miso Soup – excellent flavor and balance.”

Shelby is an Orange County Native, and is a freelance writer for multiple magazines and websites around LA and Orange County. She can be found writing daily about the hottest happenings at the OC Mom Blog or on Twitter @OCMomBlog.

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