Living in Southern California, you learn to wait. You wait on the freeway, you wait in line, and sometimes you wait for a table at your favorite eatery. Here are 10 restaurants that always have long waits (some you’ll need to make reservations as far as a month in advance). We think these are well worth the wait!

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Have you ever eaten at one of these restaurants? Tell us about your experience!

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