These 10 Restaurants In Southern California Are Among The Best In America
Everyone knows that Southern California is home to some pretty amazing restaurants. And just in case anyone might be doubting that fact, we recently found out that several SoCal restaurants showed up on Yelp’s recent Top 100 Places To Eat for 2017. Want to take a guess which ones made the list? Here are 10 of them you’ll want to check out.
1. Rodini Park -- 11049 Magnolia Boulevard in Los Angeles
It's impossible to pick just one highlight at this restaurant as everyone raves about the entrees, the desserts and even the stellar service. Located in North Hollywood, this hot spot on Yelp's Top 100 restaurant list comes in at number 26.
2. Locomotive Cafe -- 21608 Sherman Way in Canoga Park
For a great hidden gem in Canoga Park that serves flavorful salads, soups, and sandwiches, you'll want to give Locomotive Cafe a try. Listed as #33 on Yelp's Top 100 list.
3. Corner Grille -- 8261 Sepulveda Blvd in Panorama City
When you're craving a unique meal, this casual eatery that serves a variety of dishes including Korean BBQ, Burgers, Wings and Korean Tacos will hit the spot. Plus, coming in at number 15 on Yelp's Top 100 list makes this place even more impressive.
4. Tacos Manuel -- 1638 E 17th Street in Santa Ana
This may be a food truck, but it doesn't make it any less of a restaurant just because it's on wheels. Tasty tacos, burritos, and mouthwatering carne asada will make you understand why this Mexican taco truck is #20 on Yelp's Top 100 restaurants to try in 2017.
5. The Shawarma Factory -- 14817 S Western Avenue in Gardena.
Sometimes the most unassuming restaurants are truly the best. This small eatery with only a handful of tables serves some of the best Shawarma in SoCal. It's no wonder it landed at number 14 on Yelp's top 100 places to eat.
6. United Rose Deli and Pho -- 816 E Lincoln Avenue in Orange
Quaint, casual and cozy is what you'll find at this Yelp Top 100 restaurant in Orange, CA that serves the best Pho, Banh Mi, and other Vietnamese dishes. Pictured here: Grilled salmon salad with a side of steamed rice and pineapple sauce.
7. Sunny Side Kitchen -- 155 S Orange Street in Escondido
This bright and cheery cafe has a delightful breakfast and lunch menu featuring baked goods, grilled panini, and homemade soups and sandwiches. Add a place on the Yelp Top 100 List to its praises and you have yourself a winner.
8. Shabu Shabu Zen and Sake Bar -- 71680 Hwy 111 in Rancho Mirage
One of the top rated Japanese Shabu restaurants is right here in SoCal and it's truly out of this world. Flavorful broths and high quality Kobe beef will make for an unforgettable meal at one of Yelp's top 100 restaurants in the entire country.
9. Classics Malt Shop -- 3625 Midway Drive in San Diego
You'll want to devour the burgers, hot dogs and shakes at this fun retro diner in San Diego that's landed on the Yelp Top 100 list for good reason. Classic food in a casual setting makes this spot a hit for the whole family.
10. Bell Street Farm -- 406 Bell Street in Los Alamos
For a truly local farm-to-table eatery, this hidden gem in Los Alamos is worth the drive. Especially since it's been ranked as the number 6 restaurant in America by Yelp. What a high honor that's well deserved.
Have you had the chance to experience any of these SoCal restaurants that made Yelp’s Top 100 List? It might make for a fun foodie road trip to see how many of these spots you can check out.
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