Locals trek to Coral Cafe day and night for the wide selection of inexpensive food. Open 24 hours, it is the perfect for lunch or stopping by after a night at the bars or clubs. The simple layout and sparse decorations may not add to the ambiance, but it creates a mom-and-pop feel. Make sure to order the tortilla soup, topped with a mound of cheese, it's simply one of the best soups in the city. Coral Cafe also has a great breakfast menu.
This great neighborhood spot offers a relaxed environment and delicious food. No wonder the owners have opened three more locations in neighborhoods all around town. The well-prepared specialties, such as Chicken Tikka and Tandoori Chicken are always a treat. The prices are easy to deal with and the staff is friendly and will make you want to return again and again. Beer and wine are served, as are several traditional Indian desserts.
Since 1928, this L.A. standby has been offering 24-hour casual dining in the heart of the Fairfax district. You'll find the food here authentic and the people-watching amazing. Everyone from The Wallflowers to K.D. Lang and Madonna has stopped in to eat here. Favorites include the in-house pickled corned beef pastrami, the hot corned beef, the tender beef brisket and the many offerings from the in-house bakery. Next door is the Kibitz Room, where there's live music most nights. A full bar and decent wines work well with the food.
Streets of India Cafe is a casual eatery that serves delicious savories from the streets of India. The menu features some Chef Special dishes like Puri Bhaji, Pav Bhaaji and also try entrees like Malai Kofta, Saag Paneer along with accompaniments like Aloo Paratha, Sindhi Koki, Naan and more. Gluten-free and vegan options are also available. Visit Streets of India Cafe for their Lunch Buffet and Dinner Combos. The prices are inexpensive. Streets of India Cafe delivers and has facilities for take out as well. Check website for more details.
Flavor of India invites you to its warm and cultural ambiance in a welcoming setting. The menu has cuisine of different regions of the country, from Northern dishes like butter chicken to Southern signatures like madrasi duck urry. Try the flavorful appetizers like samosas, bhel puri, aloo tikki, and more. Occasionally they will even have cooking classes by the Chefs at Flavor of India.
This cute store in LA has the most delicious cookies in the neighborhood. Their cookies are home baked daily and are always fresh. Make sure you try their bestsellers: the banana split, the chocolate chip and the chocolate chip with walnut cookies. All the sweet treats are thick, have a soft inside almost like a cake and a crunchy outside. These mouthwatering delights have the perfect amount of sugar - not too much but not too little. If you want a gourmet adventure go for the ice cream cookie sandwich - you won't regret it. The store decor is cute and charming and the staff helpful and friendly.
Yalla Mediterranean, as the name suggests, is a Mediterranean cuisine destination. The kitchen presents alluring dishes that are creatively prepared using the best of ingredients and spices, that truly make your dining experience delightful. Some of the better known items on the menu include, Chicken Shwarma and Salmon Skewers, that are artfully presented. There is are various options catering especially to the vegetarian palate. The eatery also offers a special kids menu. To accompany your meal, you choose from a range of beverages. The interiors done up in hues of blues and grays, truly complement the relaxed ambiance of the place.
For pastries, sandwiches, tea and coffee, look no further than Backstage Cafe. With their clean modern decor, it's the perfect place to grab a bite for breakfast or lunch. If you're in a rush, take your meal to go. During lunchtime on a weekday, Backstage Cafe can become especially crowded, but the line moves quickly.
Cafe Valentino is the place to go for moderate prices and a nice selection sandwiches and salads. You you can enjoy a nice lunch on their patio or take it to go. The cafe is only open on weekdays and a lot of Warner Brothers Studio workers come here for a lunch, but the service is very fast so you won't have to wait.