Sometimes, the urge to have French food strikes, and nothing satisfies until you get it. When that happens, count on 10Best to point you in the direction of Los Angeles's best French restaurants. We understand the desire to have a great meal, and we work hard to bring you the top places to eat in Los Angeles. We vet restaurants carefully for quality, and when we recommend popular eateries like Mélisse or tell you that Julienne gets good reader feedback, you can believe it. From West Hollywood to Sherman Oaks, we'll make sure you get - and eat - what's best.



The eccentric, homespun decor of Cafe Stella seems fitting for this French bistro located in the hipster-friendly neighborhood of Silverlake. Evenings include dim lighting to set the mood amidst a menu of quintessential French dishes ranging...  Read More

Café Bizou – Sherman Oaks


Excellent French cuisine and reasonable prices are standard at this casual cafe, where high ceilings, exposed brick walls, and fresh-cut flowers add a touch of romance. Featured dishes include California-inspired seafood and pasta entrees,...  Read More

South Pasadena


A favorite with romantics, this cafe offers intimate terrace seating as well as a more traditional dining room. The intriguing international menu changes seasonally, and might include parmesan-crusted swordfish with lemon caper sauce, and...  Read More



A hidden gem in the city of angels, Cafe Beaujolais offers an authentic French culinary experience with none of the snobbery. From the authentic French waiters to the delicious cuisine, this is a must visit. Dishes include all the perennial...  Read More

La Boheme
Photo courtesy of La Boheme Restaurant


Absolutely baroque in its opulence, the huge dining room at La Boheme in West Hollywood is ornamented with huge chandeliers, dining balconies for romantic privacy and a lush garden space complete with a fireplace surrounded with beautiful roses...  Read More

Sherman Oaks


Before traditional bistro fare was so fashionable, this delightful restaurant was plying guests with incredible cuisine. Today, it remains a local favorite – and one that most locals don't want you to know about! Steak frites, roasted chicken...  Read More

Photo courtesy of Melisse Restaurant


Traditional French decor and high-end tableware complement the cuisine at Mélisse and foster elegant, memorable dining. The menu changes frequently to take advantage of seasonal produce, and entrées may include dry-aged cote de boeuf roti for...  Read More



Extravagant preparations and a striking space help this WeHo establishment stand out from the rest. Whether you opt for the 11-course prix fixe dinner (entire table only; wine pairings available) or choose something from the à la carte menu,...  Read More



This elegant, hip, and modern New French spot delights diners with 6- and 9-course tasting menus, as well as an extensive à la carte offering of first-, second-, and third-course plates. Make your way past the burbling water sculpture and...  Read More



Bustling like a true Parisian bistro, this charming spot is a hit with locals, due mainly to an extensive menu of sweet and savory crepes. Whether you're in the mood for a Rusticana crepe (ham and mushrooms in an oregano-white wine-cream sauce)...  Read More