10/08/2012 01:18:00 PM

2013 Los Angeles Restaurants Survey Results Are Live!

A whopping 18,450 people voted in the 2013 Los Angeles/So. California Restaurants Survey, and the the results are live today! The new guide, which you can pick up here, contains ratings and reviews for 2,082 restaurants, including 93 newcomers. That's a lot of dining out, and we do dine out a lot: Angelenos go out to eat an average of 3.5 times per week, significantly more than our counterparts in New York (3.0) and San Francisco (2.9).

So where's everyone going? Even if service is still a top gripe - 61% of our surveyors still list it as biggest drawback to dining out - diners visit excellent places like Urasawa, which takes top honors for Food, jumping from fifth place last year. The stately Sir Winston's takes the nod for Top Decor, while Providence is heralded for Top Service, and the 101 Coffee Shop is now Most Popular, pushing Spago to second place. We'll see what happens now that Spago had a facelift.

As far as new dining options go, Michael Voltaggios's Ink was named Top Newcomer. Food trucks are still wildly popular, with 43% of you reporting you check them out around town. The Grill 'Em All Truck leads the pack, with Kogi and the Buttermilk Truck taking second and third place. And while Italian cuisine remains the favorite, LA ranks a 26 for culinary diversity - any drive through Thai Town, Little Ethiopia and Koreatown proves it. In addition to our newly redesigned guidebook, you can also scope out the new ratings and reviews for free across Google Maps, Search, Google+ and mobile. Check out the city's 10 Best Restaurants here and stay tuned for more coverage throughout the week!

Let us know your thoughts on the results in the comments below or via Google+ and Twitter using the hashtag #ZagatLA2013.


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