Neighborhood favorites: Hollywood's top restaurants according to locals

Musso & Frank Grill | Photo: Trixie N./Yelp

Hungry for details on the best places to eat and drink in your neighborhood? We identified the top restaurants in Hollywood, based on recommendations from Nextdoor members who live in the LA neighborhood. Read on to see whether your favorite spots made the list.

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1. Musso & Frank Grill

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First up is the iconic Musso & Frank Grill, an old-school Hollywood institution that marked its 100th year in business in 2019. Popular among locals and tourists alike, the famed spot is still serving up classic American fare and cocktails at 6667 Hollywood Blvd.

Hollywood's oldest restaurant stands out among the local businesses that are popular with your neighbors. While the average eatery has 12 Nextdoor recommendations, Musso & Frank Grill has racked up 379 and was voted a 2019 Neighborhood Favorite in 56 neighborhoods. 

Slip into one of the red booths in the dining room and sample the bone-in rib-eye steak, lobster thermidor or roast lamb with mint jelly and baked potato. For dessert, indulge in brioche-bread pudding or chocolate mousse cake.

2. Miceli's Italian Restaurant

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In the mood for a little music with your dinner? Then look no further than Miceli's Italian Restaurant at 1646 N. Las Palmas Ave., which has earned 59 Nextdoor recommendations. Known for its singing waitstaff, the servers will serenade you in the casual space as you fill up on Italian homestyle cuisine. 

On the menu, look for favorites like baked mostaccioli, sausage cacciatore and chicken Marsala, along with a selection of pizzas. Dessert offerings include carrot cake with white chocolate cream cheese frosting and apple pie with a crumb topping and a shortbread crust. 

3. Cheebo

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Next up is Cheebo at 7533 W. Sunset Blvd. Established in 2002, the family-owned eatery touts its use of sustainable, hormone-free and organic ingredients. Thus far, the restaurant has garnered 30 Nextdoor recommendations and recognition as a 2019 Neighborhood Favorite business in two Hollywood neighborhoods. 

The eclectic menu includes everything from huevos rancheros and French toast with a berry compote to grilled cedar plank salmon and a spicy meatball wrap. Salads, pizzas and burgers are also on offer.

4. Hoy's Wok 

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Another popular local mainstay is Hoy's Wok, which opened its doors in 1985. With an extensive menu of Chinese dishes, vegetarian fare and bubble tea, the restaurant at 7105 W. Sunset Blvd. has gained 29 recommendations on Nextdoor and is another 2019 Neighborhood Favorite.

Options include Mongolian beef with scallions, stir-fried lamb in a spicy Hunan sauce and Sichuan eggplant. Wash it down with a mango smoothie or a taro milk tea. 

5. Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

Photo: Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles/Yelp

And then there's the legendary Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles, which has been dishing up the soul food combo since 1975. This spot at 1514 N. Gower St., one of several in the region, has attracted 18 recommendations from Nextdoor neighbors. 

Stop by for a plate of fried chicken smothered in gravy and onions and served with grits and a freshly baked biscuit. Or try the popular special that comes with three chicken wings and a waffle, potato salad or french fries. 

Honorable mentions

Here are other popular eateries in Hollywood that have received praise from local Nextdoor members:

How to make our list

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