East Side Dining in Los Angeles

Also known as hipster central, LA’s East Side has transformed from a far-flung destination to a lively central hub, with a vibrant restaurant and bar scene to match. The neighborhoods north of Downtown, west of Pasadena, and east of Hollywood are packed with great dining spots for all occasions. Urbanologie rounds up the best of the East Side for U.

LA’s first Mexican BBQ concept will offer mesquite grilled meats and seafood from Chef Esdras Ochoa.

Kettle Black
Sister restaurant to Sawyer, this upmarket Italian restaurant in Silver Lake completes Sunset Junction's foodie overhaul.

Honey Hi
This new spot in Echo Park is geared for healthy eats offering vegetarian bowls, gluten-free tartines and bone broth.

Trattoria Farfalla
Bringing fresh Italian cuisine to Los Feliz, this neighborhood favorite continues to please the crowds.

Botanica Market and Restaurant
What started as an online magazine is now a brick and mortar restaurant in Silver Lake, offering healthy food all the way from the recipe to the produce and finished dish.

Cosa Buona
This modern pizzeria comes from Zach Pollack, the talented chef behind Alimento in Silver Lake.

The Guest House
From the owners of local favorite Home Restaurant comes a new Los Feliz dining destination.

Serving artisan pizza and homemade ice cream, this new spot in Eagle Rock offers something for everyone.

Former Racine chef Teresa Montaño is bringing progressive Spanish flavors to the Eastside, with her new restaurant in Highland Park.

Bar Caló
This new Mexican restaurant and cocktail bar in Echo Park is the latest project from the team behind popular neighborhood eatery Ostrich Farm.