This neighborhood restaurant was included in Bon Appétit's Top 10 Outdoor Dining Spots, and we completely agree! It's three levels of fire pits, fountains, and private spots to steal a kiss.
Wilshire Restaurant, 2454 Wilshire Boulevard (Near 25th Street); 310-586-1707.
Takami takes L.A. sushi to new heights with mouthwatering spicy tuna rolls and the freshest sashimi served up 21 floors above downtown L.A.’s Financial District. The porch wraps all the way around the penthouse level for spectacular skyscraper views.
Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant, 811 Wilshire Boulevard #2100 (Near West 6th Street); 213-236-9600.
The Little Door (and Little Next Door)
The outdoor terrace and courtyard of these sister restaurants will transport you straight to France. The Little Door has been named Most Romantic Restaurant in L.A. umpteen times because the open-sky, hidden gem vibe never fails to excite all senses.
The Little Door, 8164 West 3rd Street (At South Crescent Heights); 323-951-1210.
Photo: Via Wilshire Restaurant