Great Restaurants in Southern California
Ellie's Italian cuisine with al fresco dining. Recommend the ravioli with brown butter sage.
Seabirds - Vegan friendly place with delicious purple taquitos.
Aji Peruvian Cafe, The Social List (Gastropub), Open Sesame (Mediterranean), Jongewaard’s Bake n Broil (Burgers n Brunch), The Potholder (Greasy Spoon Breakfast Cafe)
Downtown Los Angeles
For Brunch: Manuela (Organic & in an Open Air Art Gallery), Redbird (New American), The Nickel Diner (V Old Greasy Spoon Cafe)
For Lunch: Grand Central Market, Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata (Ramen), Inko Nito (Japanese), PYT (Plant Based), Mendocino Farms (Sandwichs), Mikeller (Gastropub), Kura (Revolving Sushi)
For Dinner: The Factory Kitchen (Italian), Baco Mercat (Mediterranean)
El Farolito, delicious homestyle Mexican food. Porto's Bakery (Buena Park), Playground (Santa Ana), Tempo Urban Kitchen (Brea), Doner G Turkish Grill (Anaheim), Habana (Costa Mesa), Bruxie (Gourmet Waffles), Felix's Cuban Cafe (Orange), Cham Sut Gol Korean BBQ (Garden Grove), Cortina's Italian Market (Anaheim), Cream Pan Pastry Shop (Tustin)
Aoki Japanese Restaurant (La Verne)
Pomona Fish Market (Pomona)
Caffe Allegro (La Verne)
Gus's BBQ (Claremont)