5 Incredible LA Spots if you’re dating a foodie

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If your special someone is a food enthusiast, Los Angeles has become quite the culinary scene in the last few years and has an abundance of unique restaurants for you to experience. From celebrity chef hotspots to family-style Italian eats to Japanese fusion bistros, there is something for everyone over here!  Here are five incredible spots that belong on any serious ‘foodie date checklist’ – complete with mouthwatering dishes and gorgeous ambiance. So forget the ordinary date night - if you're dating a foodie in LA and want to splurge a little, then this list's for you.



If you’re looking for an absolutely exceptional dining experience, Meteora is the perfect place for you. Melrose gem, this modern restaurant boasts a unique, holistic approach to food that is sure to impress. With renowned Michelin-star chef Jordan Kahn at the helm, you can expect nothing but the best. At Meteora, everything from the ingredients used to the presentation on your plate is carefully curated to provide a dining experience like no other. It’s a work of art! Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just looking for a romantic date spot, Meteora is at the top of our wow-factor list.


Providence Restaurant

Looking for a sophisticated yet intimate spot to take your date for a night out?  Providence is an award-winning staple in LA known for its modern American seafood and exquisite presentation. From the first bite of their famous lobster bisque to the last spoonful of their decadent dessert, your taste buds will be dancing with delight. The warm atmosphere and impeccable service make Providence Restaurant the perfect place to impress your partner.



Maude is the perfect destination for a romantic Michelin-starred date night in Melrose. Once the hardest table to get in all of LA, Maude has a small dining room that sets the stage for an unforgettable experience. The restaurant’s dream-like ambiance is enhanced by the cozy decor and attentive staff, who will not only ensure that every detail is perfect for your night out, but will probably remember your name from the last time you dined there. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply looking for a memorable meal, Maude will exceed your expectations.


Nozawa Bar

Looking for a unique and intimate dining experience for your next special date night? Look no further than Nozawa Bar – a reservation-only sushi bar tucked away in the heart of Beverly Hills. This hidden gem offers a multi course menu that is sure to impress even the most discerning sushi aficionado. The intimate setting allows for personalized attention from the knowledgeable and skilled chefs, who use only the freshest ingredients for their artfully crafted dishes. Don’t miss out on this incredible culinary experience – it’s one of our favorites! Omakase all night please!



Featured on the popular Netflix show Chef’s Table, n/Naka is an extraordinary culinary experience. With two Michelin stars, n/Naka will make you feel the love and respect they put into their dishes – the whole thing is nothing short of exceptional. Showcasing the best of Japanese cuisine with an elegant and modern twist, opt for the tasting menu, which takes you on a journey of delicate and intricate flavours, from the amuse-bouche all the way through to the sensational dessert course. Your taste buds will be tantalized and your mind blown by the attention to detail and commitment to quality in every single dish.


If you’re dating a foodie don’t panic, LA offers the perfect atmosphere for foodies who are looking for something special. From the unique menu at Meteora Restaurant to an intimate setting at Nozawa Bar and everything in between, there is something to fit any taste or occasion. Whether you are celebrating a special anniversary, simply looking for a romantic night out on the town, or just want to get away from it all and enjoy some quality cuisine with your date, these five incredible LA spots are sure to please. Follow us on Instagram @maclynn.international for more date spots around LA and beyond!

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Sarah Powell

Sarah Powell is our Managing Partner at the California office. She is a native Californian and has also lived internationally in both Australia and the UK. She obtained a Baccalaureate in Biological Sciences and credentials in Applied Behavioral Analysis, which has provided her with a psychology-driven approach to matchmaking. Sarah previously founded her own date coaching business and has years of headhunting experience, thus is well versed in pinpointing compatible couplings. Sarah finds matchmaking gives her great purpose- a life dedicated to cultivating love and connection.

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