Best Places For French Fries In Los Angeles

July 12, 2017 5:00 AM

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Skinny and crispy. Thick and potato-ey. Skin on. Skin off. Smothered or plain. Regardless of how they are served, everyone has their own personal preference. We’ve rounded up the best places for this worldwide favorite.
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The Oinkster
2005 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041
(323) 255-6465
Multiple Locations

With a laid back vibe, The Oinkster is easily on our list for some of the best French fries in Los Angeles. With locations throughout Los Angeles, including Hollywood and Eagle Rock, the fries here are served with aioli and ketchup. The Oinkster serves up some serious variety, too. From their Belgian fries, which are hand cut, twice fried and served with garlic aioli, to their Piggy fries with Thousand Island dressing, caramelized onions and shredded Cheddar cheese, and their Chili fries, you can’t go wrong with whatever you decide to get here. Grab some delicious food to go with it, like a classic burger or a salad, and you’re set.

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Cassel’s Hamburgers
3600 W 6th St
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 387-5502

You’ll find this always popular diner at the ground level of the Hotel Normandie in Koreatown. What makes these fries so good? It has to do with the fact that they’re made of Kennebec potatoes fried in peanut oil. Add in one of their tasty sandwiches and a burger and you won’t regret your order.

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Father’s Office
3229 Helms Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 736-2224
Multiple Locations

If you haven’t been to Father’s Office and had the Office Burger, stop everything you’re doing and get to one of their two locations as soon as possible. Without doubt, it is one of the best burgers in the city. To go along with it, get some of their fries which come in a cool little shopping cart. Dip them in aioli and you’re golden.

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In-N-Out Burger
9149 S Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Multiple Locations

There’s little doubt that this is a chain, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have great fries to go along with that double double, or that delicious cheeseburger you got. The fries here come in a little tray and are the perfect accouterment to the other items on the menu. To add more flavor, get them ‘Animal Style,’ which adds their secret sauce on top along.

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(credit: Mel L./Yelp)

Beer Belly
532 S Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 387-2337

Beer Belly’s casual dining spot offers great beer, and gourmet comfort food like their duck fat fries. Their Duck Fat French fries are not something to take lightly. Made with duck skin cracklings and raspberry mustard, it’s one of the most sought after dishes in Los Angeles. But, that’s not all they offer in the realm of French fries. If you want the regular type of fries, these are just as great as the Duck Fat Fries. They are served with their special Frankenstein ketchup, too! Or, choose from a selection of other unique fries like their Pork Cheek Chili Cheese Fries with beer braised pork, Tillamook cheddar cheese and queso Oaxaca, as well as their Bacon Fat fries with fried bacon bits, arugula and maple vinegar.

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L’Assiette Steak Frites
7166 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 274-2319

Serving some of the best pommes frites in the city, L’Assiette Steak Frites knows what they’re doing. Parisian turned Angeleno Jacques Fiorentino, the owner/chef of L’Assiette Steak Frites, focuses on serving just one dish to perfection – steak frites. In his Melrose Avenue restaurant, Fiorentino recreates his favorite dish from home by cooking them through an eight-step process (all in 24 hours). Cooked in beef tallow to achieve the balance of a fluffy interior and crispy exterior, it’s ideal for sopping up L’Assiette’s shaved black truffle sauce.

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Top Round
1000 S La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90019
(323) 549-9445

You’d be hard pressed to step into Top Round and not enjoy the delicious assortment of fries dressed with everything from gooey cheese to gravy. The eatery offers delicious options to suit any need. These artisanal created fries include cheese fries with homemade cheese ‘wizz,’ as well as gravy fries with beef drippings and ends, as well as their dirty fries with gravy, povel cheese, caramelized onions and round sauce.

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Petit Trois
718 N Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 468-8916

For an extra cheesy French fry experience, head to the always popular French eatery Petit Trois. This Hollywood hot spot serves up some of the best cheese fries in their you’ll bite into. Their Mornay frites are thinly cut and are smothered with mornay cheese sauce and are a great treat you won’t find anywhere else in the city.

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(credit: Anthony N./yelp)

Church & State
1850 Industrial St
Los Angeles, CA 90021
(213) 405-1434

Downtown LA’s hotspot eatery Church & State is known for their tasty French cuisine, so it should come as no surprise that their pommes frites are something to ooh and ahh over. Fried in lard, the fries here are simple, but what makes them great is the crisp finishing. Dip it in the lemon aioli it comes with and you have something to talk about. Many of their dishes also come with fries as well, including their steak frites, or their steak tartare.

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(credit: Joanna S./Yelp)

624 La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(310) 362-6115

We aren’t the only ones naming these fries some of the best in Los Angeles. Known throughout the city for having some of the tastiest French eats around, Republique serves up their version of French fries that are worth a visit just for this side. Prepared by cutting potatoes in long blocks, they are finally steamed and dehydrated in a low-temperature oven. Add in some beef and peanut oil, and you have a great recipe for the best fries in L.A.

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Reddi Chick
Brentwood Country Mart
225 26th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 393-5238

This walk-up chicken and rib rotisserie restaurant is a Westside favorite. Reddi Chick, located in the Brentwood Country Mart, is the place to go for an outdoor patio lunch or to feed the whole family at dinnertime. The french fries are made skinny and crispy, with secret seasoning that invites you to finish the whole fry basket. But what takes them to the next level is dipping them in Reddi Chick’s tangy and savory BBQ sauce. Be prepared to ask for extra sauce on the side.

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Fat Sal’s Deli
972 Gayley Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(855) 682-4373

Located in the heart and soul of UCLA, Fat Sal’s Deli brings the taste and style of New York to Westwood. Owned by three New York pals including HBO Entourage star Jerry Ferrara, Fat Sal’s Deli has a “Fat Fries” menu with 11 distinct offerings for every kind of potato craving. Seasoned fries complemented by the “Fat Sauce” are the just the beginning. Make a meal of carne asada fries created with marinated and grilled sliced steak and onions, guac, pico de gallo and melted cheese; pepperoni pizza fries doused with marinara sauce, chopped pepperonis and melted mozzarella; or Philly cheese steak fries covered by grilled onions and cheesesteak and three cheeses.

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Hungry Cat
1535 Vine St
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 462-2155

Set foot inside the Hungry Cat at either their Santa Monica or Hollywood location and you’ll step into a beautiful ocean inspired restaurant both in decor and on the menu. Whatever you order here, whether the delicious lobster roll or other, a pairing of their fries goes along just perfectly.

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Manhattan Beach Post
1142 Manhattan Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Manhattan Beach
(310) 545-5405

The steak fries at Manhattan Beach Post will have you wanting to skip your main meal. They’re that great. Thick cuts of potatoes make up this delicacy which are cooked four times before they are presented on the table. Add in chef David LeFevre’s mayo herb dipping sauace and you’re good to go.

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800 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 687-4444

When you’re ordering a bratwurst or hot Italian sausage at Wurstküche, it’s almost unholy to not order these Belgian fries along with your order. What makes the double dipped fries here so special though is their great selection of dipping sauces. For fries, choose between the Klein (comes with one dipping sauce) or the Groot, with two dipping sauces. Or, you can even add additional dipping sauces for just a small fee for each additional one. From Bleu Cheesw Walnut & Bacon sauce, Chipotle Aioli, Curry Ketchup and Tzatziki to Thai Peanut, Chipotle Ketchup and Sweet & Sassy BBQ, you’ll can be sure theres something for everyone here.

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(credit: MarVy S./Yelp)

Plan Check Kitchen & Bar
351 N. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 591-0094

Plan Check Kitchen & Bar is where American classics are given a modern lift. French fries are anything but conventional here though. Often referred to as one of America’s favorite comfort food, the french fries at Plan Check take on a Canadian vibe. The name of the game at this LA food establishment which has locations across LA, is that they vary their selections all the time. So, while they may offer pastrami fries at one location, you’ll see regular fries, or sweet potato fries at other outposts. Whatever selection of French fries they serve though, you’re in luck, because they definitely know what they’re doing.

Related: 6 Best Pastrami Sandwiches In Los Angeles

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Fat Sal’s Deli
972 Gayley Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(855) 682-4373

From Philly cheesesteak fries, cheese fries and fries stuffed in sandwiches to their bacon cheeseburger fries, it’s not hard to find fries everywhere when you browse the menu at Fat Sal’s. Make sure to order their bacon cheese burger fries which are stuffed inside a chopped bacon cheeseburger. With melted cheddar & mozzarella cheese, shredded lettuce , tomatoes, pickles, onions and their famed fat sauce, it’s a no brainer. Jerry Ferrara (who played Turtle on HBO’s hit show Entourage) is a part owner of the restaurant.

Sheryl Craig is a writer with a passion for interesting finds and treasures in Los Angeles. She has a background in journalism and public relations. A mother of two daughters, Sheryl integrates her healthy lifestyle into raising her children. Her work can be found at