Choose Health LA Restaurants is a partnership between the LA County Department of Public Health and local restaurants to promote healthier meal choices for customers across Los Angeles County.


  • Smaller portion size options – these items are in addition to the existing items on the menu.
  • Healthier children’s meals that include fruits and vegetables, healthy beverages and non-fried foods.
  • Chilled water, free of charge.

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Participating restaurants will be recognized as Public Health partners in promoting healthier communities.

Program staff are available to provide personalized program technical assistance on filling out the application and joining Choose Health LA Restaurants.

Apply to become a partner with Choose Health LA Restaurants:

Download the full Program Participant Application Package here.

Questions? Contact us via email at or call (213) 351-7807

Frequently Asked Questions about Choose Health LA Restaurants PDF.

Current Participating Restaurants

The following restaurants display the Choose Health LA Restaurant window decal because they offer smaller portion size options and healthier children’s meals. Watch for more Choose Health LA Restaurants coming soon.

Buffalo Bruce’s Mercantile – map
Buon Gusto Ristorante & Bar – map
Deano’s Gourmet Pizza – map
Froots – map  
Grassroots Natural Market & Kitchen – map
Las Brisas Grill – map
Lido di Manhattan Ristorante & Bar – map
Locali Conscious Convenience – 2 locations – map
Localita & The Badasserie – map
Mama’s International Tamales – map
Maria’s Italian Kitchen – 9 locations – map
My Fit Foods – map
Paradise Restaurant – map
Perry’s at the Beach – 4 Locations – map
Pescado Mojado – map
Poquito Mas – 10 Locations – map
Rio Meat Market & Restaurant – map
Roman’s Pizza – map
Subway – 640 locations – map

Related News Stories and Articles:

National Restaurant Association – Smaller Portions, Big Benefits
Chain Restaurants Boost Sales With Lower-Calorie Foods
Healthy Surprise: Low-Calorie Menus Spur More Profits
Lighter Menus Appeal to Diners and Owners
Small Portions a Big Idea articles on smaller portions


  • More than 73 percent of customers are making an effort to consume smaller portions.
  • In 2009, Americans spent 42 percent of their food budget on foods away from home.
  • 70 percent of restaurant sales from 2007 to 2011 were driven by better-for-you products.

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