Los Angeles' 4 best spots to spend big on modern European food

Los Angeles' 4 best spots to spend big on modern European food
Le Petit Paris | Photo: Huong L./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 22, 2020.

In search of a new favorite modern European spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end modern European restaurants around Los Angeles, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.

1. The Little Door

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Topping the list is The Little Door. Located at 8164 W. Third St. in Beverly Grove, the French, Mediterranean and modern European spot is the most popular high-end modern European restaurant in Los Angeles, boasting four stars out of 2,076 reviews on Yelp. The menu features Merguez sandwich, grilled marinated sea bass with English pea and braised fennel farro risotto and Moroccan lamb. View the menu here.

2. Le Grand

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Next up is Le Grand, situated at 707 S. Grand Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 290 reviews on Yelp, the wine bar and modern European spot, serving seafood and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge. The restaurant serves branzino ceviche, truffle carbonara and Jidori chicken. See what else is on the menu.

3. Le Petit Paris

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Downtown Los Angeles's Le Petit Paris, located at 418/420 S. Spring St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fancy French and modern European spot and cocktail bar four stars out of 1,206 reviews. On the menu, look for cognac flambéed truffle pasta in a wheel of parmesan cheese, European Dover sole meuniere or Mediterranean roasted sea bass. Check out the full menu here.

4. The Draycott

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The Draycott, a British and modern European spot and cocktail bar in Pacific Palisades, is another pricey go-to, with four stars out of 228 Yelp reviews. Head over to 15255 Palisades Village Lane to see for yourself. According to its Yelp page, "The Draycott brings the luxury of London and Europe to a convivial all-day dining restaurant-café concept that is distinguished and driven by ingredients from local farms and purveyors." The restaurant offers local burrata, lamb bolognese and braised beef short rib. Take a look at the full menu.

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