Looking to try a new restaurant near Fairfax? Here's a list of Fairfax restaurants Angelenos and critics love.
5 Fairfax Restaurants Angelenos Love
Lucques is an award-winning West Hollywood restaurant by Chef/Owner Suzanne Goin. The eatery serves market-driven California cuisine with French and Mediterranean influences, and seasonal prix fixe menus are a Sunday supper staple. Set in the refined, rustic carriage house of the original Harold Lloyd estate, the warm and intimate brick-walled restaurant features exposed wood beams and plush banquettes. An ivy-covered patio sits just outside.
2. smoke.oil.saltSmoke.Oil.Salt is a Spanish restaurant and wine bar featuring authentic dishes for sharing in a relaxed atmosphere. Wood-grilled meats, fresh fish and vegetarian specialties fill the approachable menu, whose flavorful small bites pair perfectly with any number of exquisite drinks. Over 130 regional wines, cavas and sherries are available — all specially curated to represent every region of Spain and stand up to the boldly spiced cuisine.
3. Plan Check Kitchen + Bar Fairfax
Plan Check Fairfax serves New American comfort food, featuring a notable gourmet burger list to complement its selection of craft beers, cocktails and sodas. The high-energy gastropub boasts a casual, retro-chic vibe with chalkboard specials, modern light fixtures and industrial-sized windows.
4. Petty Cash Taqueria
At Petty Cash Taqueria, Chef Walter Manzke dishes out his innovative interpretations of Mexican street food classics using local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients. The spirited beverage program features unique craft cocktails, as well as a range of eclectic Mexican spirits and even a beer cellar. Colorful surroundings — including graffiti art by some of the kitchen staff and murals by local street artist RETNA — surround communal tables and a lively bar scene.
Marvin is a wine bar and bistro offering classic French fare and an impressive wine list. The small-plates focused menu features fresh cheeses and cured meats, as well as seafood, vegetables and desserts to suit every palate — all served up in a modern, softly lit dining room that's perfect for both dates and small groups.