Top Restaurants and Eateries Selected by Diners in California


Top 100 Restaurant California

California has 47 out of 100 of the most popular restaurants in the USA  according to YELP ( online voters. There are 16 in Los Angeles County; 13 in Bay Area; 8 in San Diego County; 6 in Orange County; 3 Central Coast; 2 Sacramento. California's most popular place, Porto's Bakery, makes elegant pastries and cakes shown in photo above.


  • #5  Porto's Bakery, Burbank - Try Cuban style shredded Ropa Vieja Sandwich, elegant custom cakes!
  • #6 Dametra Cafe, Carmel  - Mediterranean, Greek,
  • #9 Gary Danko, San Francisco - Gourmet, Tasting Menu, Cheesecarts,  (ranked #2 by TripAdvisor; opened Stone & Embers at The Madrones in Philo)
  • #10 Joe's Falafel, Los Angeles - Middle East, Greece & Turkey,  cuisine fused with spices and herbs,
  • #13 Oscar's Mexican Seafood, San Diego - affordable, fresh Mex in Pacific Beach & Hillcrest,

14. Coop's West Texas Barbeque, Lemon Grove, CA
15. Tacos El Gordo, Chula Vista, CA
16. Cheese Board Pizza, Berkeley, CA
17. Ricky's Fish Tacos, Los Angeles, CA
23. T-Deli, San Diego, CA
25. Alforon, San Diego, CA
30. The Kitchen Restaurant, Sacramento, CA
31. Cream Pan, Tustin, CA
34. The French Laundry, Yountville, CA
36. Café Rolle, Sacramento, CA
38. Yoshino Japanese Deli, Carlsbad, CA
40. Lou's Cafe, San Francisco, CA
43. Roxie Food Center, San Francisco, CA
46. El Chato Taco Truck, Los Angeles, CA
51. Frostbites Crepes & Frozen Delights, Cypress, CA
52. Sushi Ota, San Diego, CA
53. Arizmendi Bakery, San Francisco, CA
54. Sweet Potato Stall, Santa Clara, CA
56. Peter's Kettle Corn, Oakland, CA
57. Johnny Pacific, Winnetka, CA
59. Ike's Place, San Francisco, CA
61. Sabroso! Mexican Grill, Garden Grove, CA
62. District Wine, Long Beach, CA
64. Bludso's BBQ, Compton, CA
65. Tiki Juice Bar, Anaheim, CA
66. Wally's Cafe, Emeryville, CA
67. Vinh Loi Tofu, Reseda, CA
68. Mama D's Italian Kitchen, Newport Beach, CA
70. Little Luca Sandwich Shop & Deli, South San Francisco, CA
74. Mattern Sausage & Deli, Orange, CA
75. The Market Grill, Monrovia, CA
76. Urasawa, Beverly Hills, CA
78. Los Agaves, Santa Barbara, CA
79. Outlaws Cafe, Van Nuys, CA
84. Bell Street Farm, Los Alamos, CA
87. Kokkari Estiatorio, San Francisco, CA
88. Kang Hodong Baekjeong, Los Angeles, CA
90. Stuff I Eat, Inglewood, CA
92. Hy Mart Sandwiches, North Hollywood, CA
93. The Codmother Fish and Chips, San Francisco, CA
94. Mastro's Steakhouse, Beverly Hills, CA
100. Zia Gourmet Pizza, San Diego, CA


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