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The Mosaic Hotel, located in the heart of Beverly Hills, is conveniently located to the many unique attractions, nightlife and shopping destinations.

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10899 Wilshire Blvd, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024 310-443-7000
Guide - Restaurants - Mediterranean

Zankou Chicken

1296 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106 626-405-1502

Description: PASADENA. For the best rotisserie chicken and shawarma on the run, Zankou Chicken can't be beat. With a huge delivery and take-out business, this place hops! Although you can eat there, most folks opt to take the food somewhere else. Besides, take-out orders of tabbouleh, hummus, baba ghanoush, and pita bread trump a burger and fries any day. The bakery provides sinfully delicious goodies ­ just be sure to get extra baklava to eat in the car on the way home.
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Taverna Tony

23410 Civic Ctr Way, Malibu, CA 90265 310-317-9667

Description: MALIBU. Covered with vines and flowers, this Hellenic tavern looks as if it were lifted from the rocky shores of Santorini or Mykonos. Whitewashed walls and a festive patio set just the right mood for a meal of dolmades, spanakopita, moussaka, char-grilled lamb, and the PCH's best baklava. Frequently, as diners enjoy flavorful meals and imported Greek wines, a band plays traditional bazouki music in the background. On Friday and Saturday nights, belly dancers perform. Greek feast $30-33/person.
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Restaurant Christine

24530 Hawthorne Blvd, Hillside Village, Torrance, CA 90505 310-373-1952

Description: TORRANCE. Brightly painted in reds, greens, and blues, Restaurant Christine evokes the vibrant colors of the Mediterranean and the Pacific Rim. The two cultures collide in food as well, as proven by a savory, diverse menu with wide appeal. Sesame-glazed Atlantic salmon, prosciutto-wrapped medallions of filet mignon, and fresh cioppino are just a few of the culinary delights in store. Lunch offers a tempting selection of hearty salads and mouthwatering appetizers, like crispy calamari and chicken potstickers. Regulars enjoy monthly cooking classes and wine dinners, too.
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Primitivo Wine Bistro

1025 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291 310-396-5353

Description: VENICE. Small plates deliver big, bold flavors at this hip wine bar. Though the place is often crowded and a bit noisy, fans of Primitivo rave that the tasty tapas are divine. Cold and hot selections are offered. Sample marinated Greek olives, an antipasto plate with cured meats, fried calamari with lemon garlic aioli, mushroom risotto with caramelized shallots, and more. Naturally, the wine selection is stellar and includes a large assortment of options by the half-bottle, as well as port and dessert wines. A three-course prix fixe lunch menu is available for $14.
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451 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Metlox Plaza, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 310-545-4100

Description: MANHATTAN BEACH. On a sunny day, you could almost believe that it's the Aegean Sea that rests just outside this beachfront eatery. Inventive Petros combines classic Greek flavors with a wider Mediterranean sensibility. Consider dishes like kokkinisto (beef short ribs braised in tomato sauce and served over spaghetti) or lemon-tinged shrimp and chicken souvlaki. For dessert, it's hard to resist bougatsa ­ vanilla bean and semolina custard wrapped in filo and served with cinnamon ice cream. No shorts, sandals, or baseball caps are allowed after 5pm.
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Café Mundial

514 S Myrtle Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016 626-303-2233

Description: MONROVIA. This eclectic, artsy restaurant serves Mediterranean fare that's as engaging as the place's atmosphere. Fresh-cut flowers, sun and moon sculptures, and a ceiling studded with "stars" lend whimsical, romantic ambience to the dining room. Offerings from the kitchen are no less enticing ­ try classic garlic linguine pesto, or be more adventurous with pancetta-wrapped prawns with mustard and wasabi sauces. Tempting appetizers and pizzas also vie for your attention. Entrees are served with potato, vegetables, and a salad, resulting in a great value as well as a delicious dinner!
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Caffe Delfini

147 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402 310-459-8823

Description: SANTA MONICA. Cozy and simple, this Mediterranean-Italian restaurant knows how to take care of patrons. Its care is evident in tasty dishes and expert service. Start with an appetizer sampler that features prosciutto, arugula, melon, tomato, and mozzarella. Then, indulge in a pasta or seafood creation (gnocchi comes highly recommended). End with a serving of tiramisu, and you'll be 100% satisfied! There's a large and varied wine list too.
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The Little Door

8164 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048 323-951-1210

Description: BEVERLY HILLS. Although The Little Door has a big reputation, it isn't marked by a sign. But when you're one of the trendiest spots in town, you don't have to advertise. French-Mediterranean cuisine takes advantage of seasonal items, as proven by succulent lamb and grilled snapper. For dessert, take a peek at the daily "specials" blackboard and hope for something as delicious as the nectarine torte. A perfect spot for a special occasion or a romantic getaway. The outdoor patio features a small fountain and candle-bedecked tables. Next door, the restaurant's patisserie serves breakfast and lunch.
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Sam’s By the Beach

108 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402 310-230-9100

Description: SANTA MONICA. The owner of this local favorite near the water lets his Syrian roots inform the menu, which irresistibly blends Mediterranean and Californian flavors. Popular entrees include roasted lamb shank, seafood risotto, and smoked quail stuffed with apple and goat cheese, resplendent in a port wine sauce. You'll always find plenty of fresh fish on the menu ­ consider the ever-changing tasting menu to try as many as possible. While a Middle Eastern streak runs through entrees, the desserts ­ including crème brûlée ­ are definitely French.
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624 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-938-1447

Description: WILSHIRE. Built in the 1920s for Charlie Chaplin, the building that now houses Campanile is distinguished by soaring ceilings, arched doorways, and a lovely tiled patio. The menu includes a number of fish dishes along with entrees like grilled duck with polenta and artichokes, or braised veal short ribs. The wine list is extensive, and breads and desserts both earn raves. Try to arrange for a table on the lovely patio.
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Lemon Moon

12200 W Olympic Blvd, Westside Media Center, Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-442-9191

Description: WEST LOS ANGELES. Light, healthy, and quick, Lemon Moon is popular with local office workers for its Mediterranean-inspired salads and sandwiches. Opt for an exotic soup, like butternut squash puree, to accompany your choice of savory salads ­ Madras curried chicken, roasted beets and orange segments, rock shrimp ceviche, and roasted eggplant with feta and kalamata olives, for example. Don't forget about breakfast, when treats like herb-roasted vegetable omelets and an Italian egg bake with mozzarella, eggplant marinara, and basil are made evident.
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Papa Cristo’s

2771 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006 323-737-2970

Description: KOREATOWN. First appearances are deceiving here ­ the storefront does nothing to indicate the incredible Greek food and imported goods that inhabit this unassuming place. But the rack of lamb is near legendary, and gyros, Greek salads, and spanakopita are sublime. And with warm, friendly service and great prices, the place is tempting enough to provoke folks to eat here every day! Adjacent to the dining room is a shop with shelves of imported olive oils, cheeses, wines, and liquors.
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8474 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069 323-655-6277

Description: WEST HOLLYWOOD. This one-time carriage house now houses a charming restaurant, and a patio out back takes advantage of California's sublime days and nights. Inside, exposed brick, aged timbers, and a comfortable bar set the scene. The menu changes with the seasons, although favorites like watercress and butter lettuce salad with bleu cheese and tuna are usually available. A good number of entrees are braised or grilled, including beef short ribs with sautéed greens, pearl onions, and horseradish cream. On Sundays, Lucques serves a four-course prix fixe dinner for $40, a fine-dining bargain. Reservations are required several days in advance, or you can choose to eat at the bar.
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Beau Rivage

26025 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265 310-456-5733

Description: MALIBU. Few restaurants along the PCH enjoy views of the ocean more sweeping than does this Northern Malibu gem. The restaurant itself appears like a postcard from the Riveria: exterior walls covered by flowers and dense greenery, a cozy copper fireplace, beamed ceilings, and a magical garden hidden in the back. The fare ­ influenced by the cuisines of Morocco, Spain, Italy, and Greece ­ features myriad options, from gazpacho and osso buco to fresh clams and mussels marinières. The extensive wine list perfectly suits the menu, and the catacomb-like wine cellar is open for tours. Reservations are a must.
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