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.
Set on South Alexandria Avenue in Los Angeles, Hangari Kalguksuis is part of the Alexandria Plaza shopping mall. This well-known Korean restaurant opened its doors in the year 2016. The menu includes delicious items like handmade noodles, soups, bossam, bibimbap, seafood and dumplings. This spacious eatery features a simple dining area for its guests. Visit this simple restaurant and explore the flavors of Korea. Ample car parking spaces are offered to the customers.
A refreshing change from your typical global coffee shops chain, this local café boasts of serving organic varieties. This coffee shop offers in-house blends of coffee like Scandinavian Cupp, Urth Italia Espresso and teas like Darjeeling Shiva Gardens, Moroccan Mint Certified Organic, The Mystical Traveler and so forth. That’s not it, along with fine drinks, it also serves delectable platter that includes salads, sandwiches, baked goodies and even special vegan items.
Located off the bustling Harbor Freeway in Los Angeles, Dirt Dog is part of a chain of fast-food joints. This eatery opened its doors in the year 2014. This fast-food joint serves a wide variety of America-style hot dogs. In addition to this, they also serve corn dogs, tacos, loaded fries, nuggets and a lot more. This Rustic-style self-serve eatery features comfortable indoor seating arrangements. They also have branches in the states of California and Nevada.
The L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele was originally founded in Naples back in the year 1870. This pizzeria later opened its doors in the city of Los Angeles in 2019. This cozy eatery is run by Francesco Zimone. Their menu includes authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas. In addition to pizzas, they also serve other traditional eats like kinds of pasta, salads and more. They even offer a selection of wines and beers that complement well with their dishes. The contemporary-style pizzeria features indoor as well as outdoor seating arrangements on its patio.
Factory Kitchen is an upscale Italian specialty restaurant nestled in Arts District, Downtown. This chic, urban eatery is set in a revamped industrial space. The interiors of this award-winning restaurant are adorned with a dim-lighting and cozy seating. Authentic Italian preparations such as the exquisite Mandilli di Seta (a muslin-thin handkerchief pasta with ligurian almond basil pesto) and the Agnolotti (egg pasta with veal, beef and herbs) lure scores of eager gastronomes here. A meal at the trendy Factory Kitchen, though on the steep side, is certain to be delicious, delightful and memorable.
Located in the Weller Court shopping mall in downtown LA, Midori Matcha Café is a haven for matcha lovers in the city. Apart from a variety of matcha drinks, this place serves matcha ice creams and smoothies too. Additionally, lite fare like matcha buns and matcha cookies are also available here. This café is one of the only places to bring the organic Japanese Matcha to Los Angeles.
JiST Cafe offers a relaxing ambience where patrons can enjoy their breakfast in leisure. In fact, they pride themselves on creating an atmosphere that recreates the unhurried feeling of a Sunday morning. Of course, it is also a good alternative if you have no time to cook and just want to grab a quick snack. Its menu includes dishes such as Katsu Sandwich filled with pork cutlet, Kewpie mayonnaise and shredded cabbage, Grandma's Chopped Salad served with a dressing of lemon herb, and Toad in a Hole with hickory ham, prime smoked meat and eggs. The food is complemented by beverages like grapefruit juice, Mexican soda and Earl Grey Creme tea.
Everyone talks about this place. Good food, good crowd and good service is what completes Daikokuya. This authentic Japanese food joint's specialty is the Daikoku Raumen soup, pork and egg combination dish. You might just get confused as to what to order from the extensive variety of Ramens on offer. They kind of have an open-air kitchen where you can actually watch the chefs make your meal. There is a long waiting list at most times out here. But the wait is worth!
Bored of regular food and typical cuisines? A visit to the Zencu Sushi & Grill is a must. As the name suggests, this sushi bar serves excellent sushi and other Japanese delights. You can start off with appetizers like Cold Tofu, Tuna Tartare and then gorge on entrees like Beef Teriyaki, Tonkatsu, Unagi Bento and so forth. That's not it, coming to the sushi and sashimi section, it features different varieties. And, along with this tasty and elaborate food menu, patrons can also savor drinks like hot tea, ice tea or Japanese Ice Cream Shake. All in all, for a hassle-free and pleasant dining experience, head to the Zencu Sushi & Grill.
Orleans & York Deli belongs to the popular chain of restaurant which was once a dream of the now famous restaurateur, Sami Othman. This restaurant entices your taste buds with scrumptious local flavors to indulge in. Try the delicious po-boys or enjoy Gumbo Mumbo, sandwiches or other delicacies from their menu which have been loved by their regulars. You will be surprised by the generous quantity offered at affordable rates. A self-service restaurant, Orleans & York Deli is a great spot to hop on to for a quick bite on a busy day.
Micah Wexler started the eponymous Wexler's Deli to serve gourmet Jewish food in the delicatessen style. This chef emphasizes correct production methods and age-old techniques are used for smoking the meat and seafood. The meat is cured in a unique mix of spices and smoked for a very long time on apple wood to achieve the correct flavors and textures. Guests can watch as the staff slice the salmon and pastrami and serve the meat for takeaway or dining. Popular menu items include bagels served with cream cheese and smoked sturgeon, and the L.A. Bird, a roast turkey sandwich with coleslaw and mustard filling. To accompany the dishes, try beverages like Chocolate Egg Cream and the specialty pickles that are fermented using salt brine. The white, brick-walled counter is frequented by professionals who want a quick, gourmet snack for the road.