dineLA Restaurant Week – West Hollywood Participating RestaurantsBy: Brittany Nicole La Hue
West Hollywood is known for its fine dining, from celebrity chefs like Gordon Ramsay to multi-venue establishments such as The Palm and five-star hotel restaurants. It can be difficult to choose! Luckily, dineLA Restaurant Week (January 21-February 1) understands. The 12-day dining event showcases particular restaurants in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and all the surrounding neighborhoods, which in turn serve specially priced prix-fixe menus so you can explore the best that each restaurant has to offer. Treat a loved one (or yourself) to one of the delicious West Hollywood fine dining experiences listed below!
8440 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069
Asia de Cuba, the Mondrian hotel’s signature restaurant, is the place to see and be seen. With giant terra cotta flower pots throughout the patio to make a private dining experience, and views of Skybar and the Los Angeles skyline, you’ll be blown away before you even try the food! Try Asia de Cuba’s Asian-Latin fusion cuisine for just $25 at lunch and $45 at dinner. Although the restaurant is best known for its calamari salad, the prix-fixe menu will allow you to broaden your taste bud horizons a bit and enjoy dishes such as honey-rum glazed pot roast of pork and tuna ipca.
8720 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069
What happens when you mix French culinary techniques, New York chefs and West Hollywood? You get BLT Steak, self-proclaimed “steakhouse bliss” restaurant that serves exquisite steaks and seafood with fresh vegetables and special spices. For just $45 this Restaurant Week, you’ll indulge in a three-course meal with offerings such as flat iron steak frites, wild caught steelhead, roasted winter vegetables, smoked asparagus agnolotti, duck fat fries and dulce de leche filled doughnuts with Tahitian vanilla cream.
9200 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069
With a prime selection of steaks, chops, poultry and seafood, you are sure to find something to indulge in at BOA Steakhouse. The modern décor is accented by water and fire elements and there is a display of one of the largest privately owned collections of rare international liquors. For an edgy dining experience and your favorite steakhouse dishes, make your reservation at BOA for restaurant week.
8400 Santa Monica Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
For the most romantic dining experience, you have to head over to Café La Boheme. The candlelit tables, sky-high ceilings and the decadent menu items will make for a sophisticated night out. Bring a date or your friends to try crispy blue crab cakes, wild mushroom risotto, herb marinated hanger steak and a variety of house made desserts.
8479 Melrose Avenue West Hollywood, CA 90069
For an authentic Parisian bistro experience, minus the plane ticket and hotel room, head to Comme Ça. David Myers, award-winning chef, has combined traditional French cuisine with modern tastes. Celebrate dineLA Restaurant Week with a $45 three-course meal featuring tarte flambée; onion soup; moules frites with fennel, aioli and celery; Alsatian pork sausage, steak frites with herb butter; vanilla crème brulée and tart tatin.
1020 N. San Vicente Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
You’ve watched him on television – now you can experience Gordon Ramsay’s Michelin-starred French cuisine for yourself. Gordon Ramsay at the London West Hollywood hotel is offering a $45 meal for dineLA Restaurant Week. Not only can you choose from delicacies like lamb belly, Tai snapper and braised beef shortribs with Yorkshire pudding, bacon and green beans, but the prix-fixe menu is vegetarian-friendly as well. Choose from salad of beets with watercress or mushroom risotto. You can also add on delicious fresh vegetable sides, whether or not you eat meat: broiled asparagus, roasted carrots with thyme, crisp Brussels sprouts and bread will complete your meal. Plus, no screaming Gordon Ramsay in the background.
8917 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
If the menu at West Hollywood’s newest charcuterie house and wine bar overwhelms you, the Chef’s Tasting Menu will be a relief. For $45, you can try the authentic and artisanal options on the famous Sunset Strip. Chicken liver pate, smoked oyster mousse, warm goat cheese salad, beer sausage, Cornish hen and Gorge sausage are on the menu. Better yet, each option comes with an optional wine pairing, specifically selected to compliment the tastes of your dish.
8439 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
At Katana, you’ll dine on delicious Japanese comfort food, enjoy tasty drinks at the 600-year-old redwood bar and people-watch in the 6,000-foot restaurant to make an experience you’ll never forget. The trendy sushi and robata bar is known for its combination of raw seafood with charcoal-grilled cuisine, such as filet mignon, Kobe beef, spicy tempura rolls and more. Try dineLA’s $45 dinner menu this January.
8474 Melrose Avenue West Hollywood, CA
Lucques Executive Chef Suzanne Goin is no stranger to organizing prix-fixe meals. Every Sunday the California-fine-dining restaurant offers Sunday Suppers, a dining experience featuring the freshest ingredients in a group- and family-friendly atmosphere. Now you can try her prix-fixe menus daily for both lunch and dinner during dineLA Restaurant Week for $25 and $45, respectively.
9077 Santa Monica Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069
Mercato di Vetro is the ultimate social dining experience. With an open market feel and a variety of small plates and antipasti menu items, your taste buds will thank you greatly. Try their pickled veggies, lamb with a potato gratin, kale and pecorino pizza or the branzino with curried cauliflower. Don’t miss the chance to try Mercato Di Vetro!
321 N. Robertson Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
The name Petrossian Paris has been synonymous with caviar for 90 years. However, the French-California fusion cuisine also features many other delicious options to complete your meal. For $25 at lunch or $45 at dinner, enjoy caviar salad with shaved egg and crème fraîche, smoked salmon bagels with cream cheese and capers, egg royale with vodka whipped cream or one of the fabulous desserts like vanilla panna cotta with espresso caviar and cardamom shortbread cookie. You can also shop for a friend during your meal with gift baskets of caviar, smoked salmon and homemade chocolates.
RH Restaurant at Andaz West Hollywood
8401 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069
Here in West Hollywood, we love hotel dining. Now that the former “Riot House” has been re-invented into the sleek, modern and elegant Andaz West Hollywood Hotel, RH Restaurant is the perfect fit. A California menu with fresh seasonal ingredients and a lovely view, you’ll enjoy a prix-fixe menu for $25 at lunch and $45 at dinner. RH is also the perfect place to make sure that you stay on track for your New Years’ resolution – with the caprese salad, hummus and pita bread, vegetable soup and sautéed shrimp, you’ll amaze your taste buds while also watching your waistline. For an entree, choose from pappardelle pasta with petite basil, the Riot House burger or the California Paso Prime Hangar Steak with seasonal vegetables and fingerling potatoes. Top off your meal with the roasted hazelnut chocolate cake or Carmela’s ice cream.
9201 West Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, 90069
Brand-new to the community, RivaBella already has a good reputation. From the Innovative Dining Group, who has also brought BOA and Katana to West Hollywood, Riva Bella will serve fine dining Italian dishes and will have a cool patio to hang out at. Be one of the first to try it by checking it out during restaurant week.
8311 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
Mexican cuisine at its finest since 1984. Rosa Mexicano has brought authentic Mexican food in a modern, fun environment to the Sunset Strip. Now you can also enjoy gluten-free menu items. Plus, the table-side guacamole will keep you coming back.
8454 Melrose Avenue West Hollywood, CA
American comfort food with a little twist. Taste on Melrose makes sure to bring you a dining experience with organic produce, free range chicken and eggs. They have introduced their farmers’ market dinners which focus on sustainable “slow cooking” methods. Grilled Cheese nights is their newest gift to us all. It doesn’t get any better than this!
9001 Santa Monica Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
If you’re going to have steak, you may as well do it right. Visit the authority in steak, seafood, lobster and more at The Palm West Hollywood on Santa Monica Boulevard. For $25 lunch or $45 dinner, you’ll receive a three-course meal to enjoy all the ingredients of the season. The Palm’s prix-fixe menu offers selections such as classic Caesar salad, filet mignon medallions, chicken parmigiana, Nova Scotia lobster BLT sandwich and flourless chocolate cake. Only at The Palm can you experience sophisticated fine dining in a club-like setting this dineLA Restaurant Week.
8454 Melrose Avenue West Hollywood, CA
Tortilla Republic is already a favorite for its bold flavors and modern take on Mexican cuisine. Now you can try it for yourself during DineLA Restaurant Week. Grab a jalapeno margarita while you are at it, the only way to experience Tortilla Republic the right way.