Lifestyle Food Hot Spots! All the Restaurants Where the Stars Are Eating Want to dine like a celebrity? Here are the restaurants and bars where you should make a reservation By Sabrina Weiss Sabrina Weiss Instagram Editorial Assistant, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Updated on December 21, 2022 11:48 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 58 Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn Robert Kamau/GC Images; Emily Ferretti Photography Saba, New Orleans The Grammy-winning musician and British actor enjoyed a date night in Nola. According to a source, Swift and Alwyn ordered tzatziki, hummus with Brussels sprouts, charred cabbage, kofta and salad, and enjoyed an intimate dinner at chef Alon Shaya's Middle Eastern spot. The dinner was a break for the two busy stars as Alwyn is in New Orleans filming the movie And with Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe and Margaret Qualley, and Swift appeared to be at a music studio with producer Jack Antonoff, according to an Instagram post. 02 of 58 Nicola Coughlan Nicola Coughlan/Instagram Carbone, New York City Nicola Coughlan shared her foodie adventures during a trip to New York City. While exploring Manhattan, the Bridgerton star stopped by Carbone for a plate of the popular spicy rigatoni vodka pasta. She also shared photos on Instagram of herself enjoying another New York staple: a big slice of pizza. 03 of 58 Carla Hall Daniel Swartz Hamilton Hotel, Washington, D.C. The Food Network's Holiday Baking Championship judge didn't have to critique her friend Bill Yosses' truffle display. Yosses, the former White House executive pastry chef, celebrated the end of his confectionary residency at the Washington, D.C. hotel with an over-the-top dessert display, which Hall happily tasted. 04 of 58 Jennifer Lawrence Benjamin Prime Benjamin Prime, New York City The Oscar winner was spotted at the steakhouse on Nov. 26 while dining with colleagues and friends. The group decided on two orders of king crab legs along with some appetizers and side dishes before washing it all down with a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon. 05 of 58 Ben Platt and Noah Galvin Ben Platt/instagram Laser Wolf Brooklyn, New York The original Evan Hansen and his successor had something to celebrate at Michael Solomonov's swanky rooftop restaurant. After Platt popped the question, the newly-engaged couple dined on charcoal-grilled skewers and sipped cocktails at the Israeli grill in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. 06 of 58 Mariah Carey Benjamin Steakhouse Benjamin Steakhouse, White Plains, N.Y. The pop icon and her family enjoyed a hearty meal at the Westchester location of the famed steakhouse. Carey (with general manager Albert Belegu) ordered rib-eye steak, filet mignon, pecan pie, and lava cake among other dishes. 07 of 58 Whoopi Goldberg Akmal Anuar/Instagram 53, New York City The View moderator stopped by the new pan-Asian restaurant that's located next to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Chef Akmal Anuar shared an Instagram photo posing with Goldberg after her meal. 08 of 58 Bill and Hillary Clinton SONA New York/Instagram Sona, New York Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stopped by Priyanka Chopra Jonas' New York City restaurant and posed in a snapshot with the executive chef, Hari Nayak. When the downtown spot opened, Chopra Jonas described it as the "embodiment of timeless India" with innovative flavors making up the menu. 09 of 58 LeBron James Lionfish Lionfish, San Diego While in town for the Lakers training camp, LeBron James attended a team dinner at the coastal restaurant known for fresh seafood. Several other pro basketball players joined James' dinner including Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook. 10 of 58 Padma Lakshmi getty; Padma Lakshmi/instagram Dishoom, London While filming the upcoming season of Top Chef in London, the Bravo host is enjoying some of the city's most popular restaurants. Most recently, she visited Dishoom where she enjoyed an Indian Gimlet, calling it "delicious and herbaceous!" on her Instagram Story. She also posted a playful Reel at the dinner table in which she puts her glasses on and holds a small candle to the menu to help her read. "You know you're getting older when..." she hilariously wrote. 11 of 58 Mindy Kaling Mindy Kaling/Instagram Pijja Palace, Los Angeles Mindy Kaling is gushing over her "dream restaurant" in Los Angeles, a sports bar that serves up Indian-Italian cuisine. On Instagram, the Never Have I Ever creator shared her go-to dishes, along with why she loves the restaurant so much. "@pijjapalace is my dream restaurant for a variety of reasons, not least of which is that you can watch, say, the Lakers playoffs and eat dosa onion rings. It's a mix of all my fave things!!" she wrote. "Not to be like 'you must order this' but you must order this: dosa onion rings, yellow spicy mustard turmeric wings, lamb kebab sliders and green chutney pijja." 12 of 58 Mark Wahlberg Mark Wahlberg/Instagram Mother Wolf, Los Angeles In an Instagram video, Mark Wahlberg said his "favorite restaurant in the world" is the popular West Hollywood spot. While discussing the variety of dishes with friends in the clip, he admitted he usually doesn't like lamb, but the dish he ate at the Italian restaurant was "off the charts." 13 of 58 Reese Witherspoon Reese Witherspoon/Instagram Violet Bistro L.A., Los Angeles Reese Witherspoon and daughter Ava Phillippe enjoyed a mother-daughter dinner in Los Angeles. The Legally Blonde star shared two Instagram photos of the pair sipping on colorful spritzes. "Love my dinner date 🌸💖," Witherspoon captioned the post. 14 of 58 Ellen Pompeo Martha Stewart/Instagram The Bedford, Las Vegas Along with Snoop Dogg, the Grey's Anatomy star was one of the first stars to stop by Martha Stewart's new Las Vegas restaurant, which opened in mid-August. The 81-year-old lifestyle expert posted a photo of Pompeo to her Instagram feed and even shared what her favorite dish was: the smashed potato with osetra caviar and crème fraîche. The actress commented on Stewart's photo of herself, affirming her love of the new spot. "People don't walk ……run …the food is truly truly amazing!!" Pompeo wrote. 15 of 58 Buddy Valastro Buddy Valastro/Instagram Anjelica's Restaurant, Sea Bright, N.J. The Cake Boss star enjoyed a romantic dinner with his wife Lisa at their favorite Italian restaurant on the Jersey Shore. He shared a sweet photo of the pair, who dined outside, to his Instagram feed. "Date night with the love of my life at our favorite spot in #seabright @anjelicasrestaurant #datenight," he captioned the post. 16 of 58 Lupita Nyong'o Lupita Nyong'o/Instagram True Chesapeake Oyster Co., Baltimore The Black Panther star posted a blissful Instagram photo of herself enjoying brunch at True Chesapeake Oyster Co. in Baltimore. Nyong'o posed with a plate of eggs Benedict and bacon over what appears to be classic Maryland crab cakes. "I let my inner child come out to eat! She was pleased," she captioned the post. 17 of 58 Jennifer Lopez Ristorante Villa Verde Capri/Instagram Ristorante Villa Verde, Capri, Italy After adventuring around Paris with new husband Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez made her way to Italy where she enjoyed a heart-shaped pizza at Ristorante Villa Verde. The eatery shared a photo of Lopez on their Instagram, along with a video of the Marry Me star laughing as the waiters sang and danced around her. 18 of 58 Joey King Joey King/Instagram Three Dots & A Dash, Chicago Joey King is celebrating her birthday by sipping on some special drinks! The Kissing Booth star shared Instagram photos at Three Dots & A Dash in Chicago with her fiancé Steven Piet. Along with tropical drinks, the pair rang in King's 23rd birthday with the bar's show-stopping "Shotstapus," which is made up of rum, passionfruit, pomegranate, lemon, absinthe and bitters and served in shot glasses held up by tentacle-like arms. "1 drink, 2 drinks, 3 drinks, 4???Who cares it's my birthday week🦑," King wrote in her caption. 19 of 58 Måneskin Victoria Shapow Aba, Chicago The Italian rock band indulged in some Mediterranean flavors while in Chicago to play Lollapalooza in July 2022. Bandmates Damiano David, bassist Victoria De Angelis, guitarist Thomas Raggi, and drummer Ethan Torchio sat on the restaurant's patio to enjoy the restaurant's signature hummus and crispy potatoes. 20 of 58 Chris Rock and Kevin Hart Fresco by Scotto Fresco by Scotto, New York City While in New York for their Rock Hart tour, the two comedians stopped for a bite to eat at this family-run restaurant. After ordering the veal chop, mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach, Rock and Hart both stopped for a photo with owners Elaina Scotto and Fox 5 NY's Rosanna Scotto, and Rosanna's daughter, Jenna Ruggiero. 21 of 58 Bobby Flay Bobby Flay/Instagram Paradise, London Flay and his girlfriend Christina Pérez posed for an adorable picture while dining at the Sri Lankan spot in Soho. "When the food is great but only the second best thing at the table," Flay captioned the cozy shot. 22 of 58 Giada De Laurentiis Giada De Laurentiis/Instagram Mother Wolf, Los Angeles The Simply Giada star just came home from her fabulous trip to Italy and immediately headed to Chef Evan Funke's Italian spot. De Laurentiis was joined by pals and enjoyed burrata with peaches, basil and olive oil, an array of pasta dishes and gelato, of course! 23 of 58 Chris Martin Courtesy of RPM Italian, BPI/Shutterstock RPM Italian, Washington, D.C. On May 31, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin was joined by a musically gifted crew at this Italian spot co-owned by Bill and Giuliana Rancic. Martin dined with BTS and H.E.R. at the D.C. restaurant while they were all in the area for performances and events. The Coldplay frontman and the "Back of My Mind" songstress were performing in D.C. the following night and the South Korean pop superstars met with President Biden earlier that day to discuss the recent rise in anti-Asian hate crimes, as well as Asian inclusion and diversity. 24 of 58 Martha Stewart Martha Stewart/Instagram Il Salumaio di Montenapoleone, Milan While on her Italian vacation, Martha Stewart is enjoying all that Milan's cuisine has to offer! In an Instagram post, the lifestyle expert posed outside Il Salumaio di Montenapoleone, which has been family-run for over 50 years. "luncheon at @IlSalumaiodimontenapoleone. a beautiful and charming and delicious ! especially the risotto milanese," she wrote in her Instagram caption. 25 of 58 Brooke Shields Brooke Shields/Instagram Guy's Sammich Joint, Atlantic City Brooke Shields took a visit to Flavortown this Memorial Day Weekend! The actress shared a photo of herself on Instagram standing in front of Guy's Sammich Joint, which is in Harrah's Atlantic City Casino. Along with the Guy Fieri eatery, Shields shared photos with husband Chris Henchy and daughter Rowan. 26 of 58 Chrissy Teigen Chrissy Teigen/Instagram Lucali, Brooklyn Chrissy Teigen paid a weekend visit to this popular Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn restaurant where she gave the pizza high praise. "@lucali_bk the best pizza and best people and actually, newly discovered, the best tomatoes bruschetta has ever been lucky enough to see," she wrote in an Instagram caption. Along with pictures of the perfectly plated Italian food, she shared photos of husband John Legend and their kids, Luna and Miles. Past A-list visitors of Lucali include Jimmy Fallon, Questlove and Jay-Z. 27 of 58 Sting Hari Nayak/Instagram Sona, New York City Sting swung by Priyanka Chopra's restaurant on May 26 for an Indian food feast. Chef Hari Nayak posted a picture with the musical icon on Instagram and wrote, "It was an absolute pleasure to host Sting @theofficialsting & family" and included the hashtag "#fanboymoment" 28 of 58 Justin Long Justin Long/Instagram Pappy & Harriet's, Pioneertown, Calif. Justin Long headed out to Pioneertown to visit the iconic BBQ restaurant, which is beloved for their live music shows. He didn't show off any photos of the food but the comment section on his Instagram was full of love for both the Western-style spot and for the Lady of the Manor director himself. Long's girlfriend, actress Kate Bosworth commented, "Cutie 🥰 … happiness looks good on you." 29 of 58 Al Roker Chef James Kent/Instagram Saga, New York City The Today weatherman and his wife, Deborah Roberts, snagged a photo with James Kent, the executive chef at this European-inspired restaurant, and the rest of the kitchen staff. Kent posted the group photo to his Instagram, honoring Roker in the caption. "Service stops when Al Roker is in the building @saga_nyc so good having you up top," he said. The upscale restaurant sits 63 floors above New York City in the Financial District. 30 of 58 Chrissy Teigen chrissyteigen/Instagram Frank Restaurant, New York City Chrissy Teigen visited the famed Italian restaurant after an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. In August, the Cravings author posted a photo of herself and husband John Legend at Frank Restaurant and said they've been frequenting the place for over a decade. "We used to live just a couple blocks away," she wrote over the summer. It's no wonder she captioned her most recent Instagram post of the eatery: "hommmme @frankrestaurant ❤️ @frankprisinzano." 31 of 58 Wendy Williams Mark Bozek/Live Rocket Studio Fresco by Scotto, New York City Wendy Williams recently dined at the celebrity-loved restaurant in Manhattan known for its classic Italian food and lush display of lemon trees to mimic a garden in Italy. Dressed in shorts and fuzzy boots, Williams posed with newxs anchor Rosanna Scotto, who co-owns the restaurant with her family. 32 of 58 Kim Kardashian & Pete Davidson kim kardashian/instagram Jon & Vinny's, Los Angeles After the red carpet premiere of the new Hulu show The Kardashians, Kim Kardashian, 41, and her boyfriend Pete Davidson, 28, dined at the Italian hot spot along with Kourtney Kardashian, Travis Barker, Jonathan Cheban and Tracy and Roy Romulus. The post-premiere bash included a spread of pizza, salads, cheesy bread, confetti cookies, ice cream and some PDA from the couple. "Late nite snack," Kardashian captioned the cute photos. 33 of 58 Summer House Stars The Sea Fire Grill The Sea Fire Grill, New York City The cast of Bravo's Summer House — Carl Radke, Lindsay Hubbard, Danielle Olivera, and Luke Gulbranson (plus Gulbranson's dad!) — gathered for a seafood celebration at the Midtown restaurant. 34 of 58 Sarah Michelle Gellar Curtis Stone/Instagram Maude Restaurant, Beverly Hills On Feb. 15, the Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum celebrated a late Galentine's Day with Splitting Up Together actress Lindsay Price. The gal pals dined at Maude Restaurant, which is owned by Price's husband Curtis Stone, and posed with the restaurant crew in Instagram pictures. 35 of 58 Luke Bryan Jeff Green Photogaphy. Inset: Charley Gallay/Getty Carversteak, Las Vegas The country music star celebrated his Las Vegas residency in style: Bryan and his pals sat in the restaurant's Whiskey Room and ordered Wagyu cheesesteak bites, yellowtail sashimi, sirloins and other steakhouse staples. The musician opened his Las Vegas residency at The Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas on Feb. 12. 36 of 58 Martha Stewart & Drake Martha Stewart/Instagram Matsuhisa, Beverly Hills The lifestyle mogul, 80, partied the Certified Lover Boy rapper, 35 at Saturday's NFL Owners' Dinner after taking a private jet to Los Angeles ahead of Super Bowl LVI. "Met Drake!!!" Stewart wrote on her Instagram Story with a photo of herself and Drake at the Japanese-Peruvian fusion restaurant. 37 of 58 Alec Baldwin Alec Baldwin/Instagram The Langham, London The actor sipped and snacked with two pals at the luxury London hotel. The trio enjoyed afternoon tea and Baldwin wrote, "A quick drink and a snack at @langham_london with @barnabythompson and @pjarvi Two great gentlemen of the Old School…" 38 of 58 Henry Golding Henry Golding/Instagram; Inset: Vera Anderson/WireImage Wool Growers, Bakersfield, CA On Feb. 5, the Snake Eyes star celebrated his 35th birthday with Basque food and his favorite girls. Golding shared an adorable shot of his wife Liv Lo and daughter Lyla with a feast of food at the iconic family-owned spot. "Nothing better than spending it with the girls," wrote the Crazy Rich Asians actor. The couple welcomed their baby girl on March 31, 2021. 39 of 58 Barack Obama and Michelle Obama Island Vintage Wine Bar/Royal Hawaiian Center Island Vintage Wine Bar, Oahu The former president and first lady were joined by family and friends for a meal of farm-to-table cuisine. The restaurant posted an image with the group and wrote, "We entertained some extra special guests tonight at the wine bar 😍 Big mahalo to @barackobama @michelleobama and their 'ohana for spending a wonderful evening with us! 💕" Island Vintage Wine Bar is located in the Royal Hawaiian Center which, coincidentally, is less than 2 miles from the hospital where President Obama was born! 40 of 58 Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul Carlos Macias Carversteak, Las Vegas On Jan. 29, the Breaking Bad actors were cooking up something a little less nefarious than their characters. Cranston and Paul went behind the bar at the Las Vegas steakhouse to mix up some cocktails for patrons. The special ingredient in the costars' negronis and margaritas? Liquor from their spirits line, Dos Hombres Mezcal. 41 of 58 Kim Kardashian & Pete Davidson Flavor Flav/Instagram; QUARTERS Korean BBQ/Instagram Quarters Korean BBQ, Los Angeles The SKIMS mogul and the Saturday Night Live star hit the town and hit up the iconic Korean BBQ spot. Kardashian and Davidson left their mark at Quarters (literally with the sweet note that the Keeping Up with the Kardashians alum left) before heading to 60 Out Escape Room with their pals. 42 of 58 Martha Stewart Nicole Steinthal Ruby & Bella's, Greenwich The lifestyle expert dined at the American restaurant located inside of SaksWorks in Greenwich, CT on Jan. 24. That afternoon, Stewart and her pals ate, drank and relaxed at the cozy restaurant. 43 of 58 The Chainsmokers Thomas Schauer; Inset: Kevin Winter/Getty/dcp Le Pavillon, New York City Last week, The Chainsmokers duo Alex Pall and Drew Taggart and their team enjoyed a four-course meal at the contemporary French spot. The table enjoyed oysters, spaghetti caviar, lobster with sunchoke and dry-age Black Angus steak to celebrate the upcoming release of their first original track since 2019. 44 of 58 Nicole Scherzinger Wonho Frank Lee. Inset: Jesse Grant/Getty TATEL, Beverly Hills On Jan. 15, the judge of The Masked Singer and her boyfriend Thom Evans enjoyed a date night at the Spanish restaurant, which also has locations in Madrid and Ibiza. The pair dined on delicious dishes such as tuna tartar, spinach salad, tomahawk steak and an apple tart. 45 of 58 Chris Evans Caesars Palace Nobu, Las Vegas The action star rang in the new year with a weekend in Vegas on Jan. 8 and 9, dining at Nobu Las Vegas two nights in a row. 46 of 58 Chrissy Teigen Chrissy Teigen/Instagram Mother Wolf, Los Angeles While this L.A. restaurant was serving Italian dishes, the Cravings author was serving looks in the bathroom mirror. "@motherwolfla : go for the mozzarella di bufala and fried squash blossoms, stay for the bathroom light" recommended Teigen in her Instagram caption on Jan 12. 47 of 58 Gail Simmons Gail Simmons/Instagram Lafayette, New York City The Top Chef judge and her children gave the French cafe rave reviews by smiling next to their empty plates of croissants and glasses of Shirley Temples. The family went out to eat to celebrate daughter Dahlia's 8th birthday. 48 of 58 Dorinda Medley and Phaedra Parks phaedra parks/INSTAGRAM The Russian Tea Room, New York City The Real Housewives of New York City and Real Housewives of Atlanta alums met up on Medley's home-turf on Jan. 10. The pair shared videos at the chic tea room, but they weren't sipping on cups of earl grey — instead, they look advantage of the hot spot's extensive vodka menu and enjoyed martinis. The ladies also snacked on caviar, Russian dumplings and more delicious-looking dishes. 49 of 58 Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson Angelina’s Ristorante/Instagram Angelina's Ristorante, Staten Island On Saturday Dec. 18, 2021, the pair dined at the Italian restaurant in the comedian's home borough, where they also saw Marvel's latest Spider-Man film, Spider-Man: No Way Home. Kardashian and Davidson were joined by Scott Disick for the fun night out. "Thank you Kim Kardashian, Pete Davidson, Scott Disick & others for having dinner at Angelina's last night. Truly great to serve, come back anytime," read the restaurant's Instagram caption. 50 of 58 Donnie Wahlberg Nebo Restaurant/Instagram Nebo Restaurant, Boston The New Kids on the Block member had back to back dinners at the Italian restaurant in late December 2021, and thanked one of the owners while remaining socially distanced — blowing kisses to her from afar. "Is this what you call a long distance love affair," Nebo wrote on Instagram. 51 of 58 Bobby Flay and Alex Guarnaschelli Alex Guarnaschelli/Instagram Barbuto, New York City The Beat Bobby Flay star was joined by several friends, including Iron Chef Guarnaschelli and NBC reporter Lauren Scala at chef Jonathan Waxman's beloved restaurant in December 2021. From a collection of pictures posted on Instagram, the table looks to have ordered many dishes including a crispy calamari salad, bucatini carbonara and chocolate pudding. 52 of 58 Kevin Hart Courtesy of Brooklyn Chop House Brooklyn Chop House, New York City The comedian hosted a dinner in downtown Manhattan in December 2021 to celebrate his new Netflix drama series True Story. Hart hosted a dinner with ten friends to honor the new show and was pictured with restaurant owner Robert Cummins (aka Don Pooh). Cummins wrote, "Thank you @kevinhart4real for coming thru @brooklynchophouse for dinner tonight while you are in town. Continued blessings on all your endeavors and you continue to exemplify Black excellence on the highest level. Great chopping it up with you tonight at @brooklynchophouse see you next time." 53 of 58 Margaret Josephs, Melissa Gorga, and Jackie Goldschneider Manny Carabel Fresco By Scotto, New York City In December 2021, the Real Housewives of New Jersey stars — alongside pal Teresa Scotto attended the holiday kick off celebration at Fresco By Scotto, hosted by Anthony Scotto Jr. 54 of 58 Jenna Fisher Angela Kinsey/Instagram Petee's Pie Company, New York City Former costars of The Office and current cohosts of Office Ladies podcast took a bite out of the Big Apple with a food tour in December 2021. One stop: a pie shop on the Lower East Side of Manhattan where Fischer struck a pose before she and Kinsey enjoyed a slice of pie. 55 of 58 Angela Kinsley Angela Kinsey/Instagram L'Artusi, New York City The Office pals also got some fresh air while enjoying Italian food at another stop on their food tour. While sipping on some wine, Kinsey enjoyed the tagliatelle with bolognese sauce from the West Village restaurant. 56 of 58 Katie Holmes Black Tap. Inset: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Black Tap, New York City Katie Holmes and her daughter Suri Cruise, 15, were spotted Monday, Dec. 6 at award-winning burger joint Black Tap in NYC's SoHo neighborhood. The mother-daughter duo dined on buttermilk fried chicken tenders with Idaho fries. Suri also sipped on a Nutella classic milkshake. 57 of 58 Mindy Kaling Curtis Stone/Instagram Meals by Genet, Los Angeles The Sex Lives of College Girls creator, writer and executive producer posted a restaurant shoutout rather than a restaurant spotting. Mindy Kaling shared a selfie on Dec. 6, 2021 with the Ethiopian restaurant's chef and owner, Genet Agonafer, and wrote about Agonafer's delicious food and caring nature. While the restaurant may not be open for dining-in options (or possible Kaling spottings!), Meals by Genet continues to offer takeout, private events, catering and gift cards. 58 of 58 Carrie Underwood Carlos Macias; Jason Kempin/Getty Carversteak, Las Vegas Ahead of the Grammys, Carrie Underwood headed to the luxury steakhouse with her family and a few friends for a private dining experience in the hotspot's Whiskey Room. While her loved ones tucked into ribeye and filet mignon, the longtime vegetarian singer opted for a salad and tasty sides like the crispy bourbon Brussels sprouts (sans bacon!). Underwood's pal Luke Bryan has also been spotted at the restaurant during his Resorts World residency run, and newlywed model Josephine Skriver recently stopped by with DJ/producer pal Tiesto ahead of his set at Zouk. They loaded up on caviar poppers, wagyu cheesesteak bites and yellowtail sashimi before opting for entrees of salmon, filet mignon and more.