8590 Sunset Blvd., between Alta Loma and Sunset Plaza Dr., West Hollywood; (310) 289-8590
Price: 3 (out of 4) Noise: 4 (out of 4)
Scene: young Hollywood talent; a smattering of tourists
Best Bets: Kobe beef chili-cheese dogs; beer can chicken; BBQ baby pork ribs; anything dunkable in ketchup
Nearby: Red Rock Bar & Eatery; The Grafton Hotel (bar); Katana (sushi); Skybar in the Mondrian Hotel; Saddle Ranch (bar/club)
Insider Tips: Request a booth to counter the deafening din in the dining room. Check out the 70s TV clips airing at the bar.