The buzzing dining scene of Ventura Boulevard and all the best restaurants in Woodland Hills are conveniently located near Essence.
Best Sushi Restaurants
What started as a family-run hole-in-the-wall is now one of the Los Angeles area’s premier sushi eateries. Locals and Woodland Hills regulars gush about the sushi masters behind the counter here at Katsu-ya. They’ve crafted a truly creative and unique menu using top-quality fish that will keep you coming back for more.
Chef Katsuya Uechi has become a household name in Los Angeles, California and beyond. His curated team of chefs has certainly mastered the art of a fine dining experience. Did we mention Katsu-ya is within walking distance from your doorstep at Essence?
Pizza Pride in Woodland Hills
Woodland Hills’s neighboring pizza joints have a unique spin on classic Italian dishes that we know and love.
Barone’s is famous for its thin crust rectangle pizzas, based on Italian family home recipes passed down through generations. Topanga Pizza & Café is known for its delicious cuisine using high quality ingredients, toppings, sides and salads.
Making the question “where are we going for dinner?” that much harder.
Tequila and Fire Delight
From surf to turf (and tequila), Xoc Tequila Grill has the freshest ingredients and master crafted cocktails. Find renowned traditional dishes such as the Molcajete – a combination of meats, vegetables, cheeses and sometimes seafood all cooked together with nopales (cactus) in a real clay pot (called a molcajete) over the flames and smoke of a real fire. Chase it with top quality tequila and keep you coming back for more.