Stylish, Trendy Places to Eat in Hollywood CA

August 13, 2021
Trendy Places to Eat, Hollywood CA - Food on the table

2020 was a challenging year for restaurants, and many wondered what lasting impact the pandemic would have on dining out. However, there's been a pent-up demand for a fabulous dining experience with innovative menus.

Established restaurants are enjoying pre-pandemic demand, and new restaurants are opening their doors. For a real treat for dinner, try out one of these new, trendy restaurants. Instead of just grabbing a pizza or fast food, you can treat yourself to exotic new tastes and satisfying cuisine.

These restaurants offer fast and fun fresh eats or fine dining with Michelin-rated chefs. Farm-fresh local produce and meats are all the rage. Enjoy these new, trendy places to eat in Hollywood, CA.

5 Delicious and Trendy Places to Eat in Hollywood CA

Bé Ù

Be U Banh Mi

If you are looking for something new to break you away from your "Let's have pizza tonight" routine, check out Bé Ù Kitchen. Bé Ù means Chubby Baby in Vietnamese, and this trendy eatery offers Vietnamese street and comfort foods.

Bé Ù is well-known for being both affordable and packed with flavor. Popular dishes include fried shallot-topped grilled street corn, bánh mì, and chicken rice porridge. Delicious and surprising beverages such as Cà Phê Sữa Đá (Vietnamese Iced Coffee) and Rau Má (Pennywort Juice) will quench your thirst.


daybird is the first LA restaurant to serve fast-casual Szechuan Hot Chicken. Guests can choose their preferred spice level; no heat, mild, medium, hot, or extreme. Guests can choose from tenders or a sandwich, with sides including fries and pickles. Add habanero ranch, daybird sauce, or hot honey to top things off. For refreshments, choose from Hong Kong milk tea, lemonade, Mexican Coke, or topo chico. Daybird is the "hot " new place to check out!

ardor West Hollywood

Scallops at ardor

ardor features vegetable-forward California cuisine. Local, farm-fresh ingredients inspire unique dishes. The delightful menu includes local meats and produces and focuses on organic ingredients and simple pairings that let the flavors speak for themselves.

The decor with beautiful greenery and soft lighting adds to the upscale dining experience. Try unique dishes such as Tandoor carrots to start, grilled mushroom and hen egg for an entree, and gooseberry phyllo pizza for dessert.

Soulmate West Hollywood

Spanish Mediterranean and features local Californian ingredients inspire Soulmate's menu. This new restaurant features charming outdoor dining with a gorgeous Mediterranean ambiance.

Earth, sea, and land divide the menu. Earth items include delights such as fire-roasted shishito and sweet peppers with cilantro, lime, and green onion. Sea items include wood-fired octopus. Selections from land include prime hanger steak. The cocktail menu is superb and includes treats such as Fanny Flutters with bubbles, guava, lemon, and butterfly pea flower.

Merois West Hollywood

The Spikey Lemon - Merois West Hollywood

This new restaurant is taking West Hollywood by storm. Merois has a fabulous roof-top location that shows off stunning LA and Sunset Boulevard views.

Word-famous Chef Wolfgang Puck's menu features an innovative array of Japanese, Southeast Asian, and French/Californian cuisines. Diners love the Shanghai Maine lobster, the crab fried rice, and the chocolate souffle. The views, decor, and menu are top-notch.

Enjoy Southern California Dining and Drinking‍

Delicious and innovative dining options are plenty in the Hollywood area. Choose from vegetarian-focused delights, enjoy stunning roof-top views, and enjoy a unique craft cocktail.

For an adult drink, while exploring Universal Studios, check out Duff Beer at Universal Studios.

And there's no need to worry about your vehicle while you're visiting; check out nearby hotels with secure parking for a worry-free stay in Hollywood.