Looking for your next great traditional American meal in Los Angeles? These new spots will satisfy all your cravings. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for traditional American food.
12924 Riverside Drive, Sherman Oaks
Gino’s East is a traditional American and Italian spot, offering pizza and more.
This new business specializes in Chicago-style deep dish pizza. On the menu, also expect spinach artichoke pizza, smoked sausage chili or spaghetti marinara. See what else is on the menu.
Gino’s East currently holds four stars out of 105 reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.
Yelper Brett M., who reviewed Gino’s East on Dec. 16, wrote, "...Every other deep dish pizza in town pales next to Gino's. The crust was perfect... The sauce is incredible, and even better on a pizza piled high with sweet peppers and Italian sausage."
Kelly J. noted, "...Know out of the gate that you're going to [wait] 45 minutes for deep dish pizza. It's worth every minute. Their crust is really incredible... They have some really yummy salads on the menu."
Gino’s East is open from 5–11 p.m. daily.
611 N. Virgil, East Hollywood
Tanka Restaurant is a traditional American spot.
This new business features dishes like beef sliders, portobello mushroom risotto and crispy chicken sandwich.
Tanka Restaurant currently holds four stars out of nine reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.
Yelper Jordan M., who reviewed Tanka Restaurant on Dec. 1, wrote, "Great spot with a good range of food... The beef sliders were good and it came with a delicious aioli... Save room for the sweet tres leches cake that is garnished with pomegranate seeds. The food is unique — it's a complementary range of American, Caribbean and Mexican influence."
Sharon w. noted, "Delicious food and drink options. Really chill vibe with great decor."
Tanka Restaurant is open from 10 a.m.–10 p.m. on Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.–4 p.m. on Sunday.
The Pier House
7 Washington Blvd., Venice
The Pier House is a bar and traditional American spot.
The Pier House's current rating of 3.5 stars out of 69 reviews on Yelp indicates the newcomer is finding its way, but it's still early days.
Yelper Athena M., who was one of the first users to visit The Pier House on Dec. 31, wrote, "...Clean and modern environment and a great variety on the menu... Admittedly nothing was monumentally, crazy good, but definitely a solid, enjoyable meal."
John R. noted, "...Pier House offers a classy alternative to the surrounding dive bars and American food options in Venice beach. With great decor and ambiance, the Pier House has awesome seafood."
The Pier House is open from 8:30 a.m.–10:30 p.m. daily.