The Fourth of July is only a couple of days away, which means it's time to think about how you're going to celebrate. Specifically, where to find those classic foods that scream red, white and blue.
In the spirit of freedom, Hoodline crunched the numbers to find Los Angeles' top all-American dining destinations, using both Yelp data and our own methodology to produce a curated list of options.
Sure, they’re not native to either the United States or the old British colonies, but few things seem more American than that summer staple, the hot dog. Los Angeles, we’ve got ideas on that.
1. Vicious Dogs
Topping the list is Vicious Dogs. Located at 5231 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, the spot to score hot dogs and more is the most popular hot dog spot in Los Angeles, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,054 reviews on Yelp.
2. Myungrang Hot Dog
Next up is Koreatown's Myungrang Hot Dog, situated at 450 S. Western Ave., Suite 313. With 4.5 stars out of 504 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score hot dogs has proven to be a local favorite.
Eagle Rock's Meea's, located at 1740 Colorado Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the spot to score hot dogs and more 4.5 stars out of 289 reviews.
If you're craving classic American food like meatloaf, hamburgers or mac and cheese, consider a celebratory Fourth of July meal at one of Los Angeles's top traditional American restaurants.
Topping the list is FryMadness. Located at 555 S. Spring St. in Downtown, the traditional American spot is the highest-rated traditional American restaurant in Los Angeles, boasting 4.5 stars out of 256 reviews on Yelp.
2. Odys And Penelope
Next up is Melrose's Odys and Penelope, situated at 127 S. La Brea. With four stars out of 590 reviews on Yelp, the traditional American spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Eat That Burger
North Hollywood's Eat That Burger, located at 11142 Burbank Blvd., Suite H, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the traditional American spot four stars out of 334 reviews.
A solid option that conjures the feeling of the open road, one of these beloved Los Angeles diners can serve up grub that'll have you singing "God Bless America" in no time.
1. Teddy's Cafe
Topping the list is Teddy's Cafe. Located at 12043 W. Pico Blvd. in Sawtelle, the diner and traditional American spot is the highest-rated diner in Los Angeles, boasting four stars out of 301 reviews on Yelp.
2. Eat At Rudy's
Next up is Wilmington's Eat at Rudy's, situated at 558 E. Anaheim St. With four stars out of 105 reviews on Yelp, the diner has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Nat's Early Bite Coffee Shop
Van Nuys' Nat's Early Bite Coffee Shop, located at 14115 Burbank Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the diner 4.5 stars out of 1,082 reviews.