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Cheap Eats - Downtown LA


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Cheap Eats - Downtown LA

dtud | | Oct 19, 2008 01:53 PM

will be downtown fairly often over the next year with a group of people and we're trying to compile a "to do" list of places to eat on a lunch budget ($5-15 pp give or take a few bucks). we can go anywhere around downtown and places accessible by subway or short drive (but would prefer not to drive). so far, this is my contribution to the list.

any comments, additions, advice to skip (or advice on must orders) much appreciated.

Senor Fish – Alameda and First
Fish Tacos
Wood Spoon - 107 W 9th St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Allegria - 3510 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
Pollo a la Brasa - 764 S Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA
Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken
El Parian -1528 Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
Mexican; carne asada taco
La Serenata de Garibaldi - 1842 E 1st St., Los Angeles, CA 90033
Mexican Seafood in Boyle Heights
Chicken Itza Restaurant - 2501 W Sixth St., Los Angeles, CA 90057
Grand Central Market - 317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Various Food Stalls (Best: Ana Maria's or Roast to Go)
King Taco - 1951 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, CA 90011
Tacos and spicy salsa

Langer’s - 704 S. Alvarado St., Los Angeles, CA
Pastrami Sandwich
Phillipe’s - 1001 N Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA
French Dip
Cole’s - 118 E 6th St., Los Angeles, CA - (Re-Opens in Nov.)
French Dip
Nick’s Café - 1300 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tiara Café - 127 E 9th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

St. Vincent Court - 699 S Hill St, Los Angeles CA 90014
Persian, Lebanese, Greek and Armenian food stalls
Papa Cristo's Catering & Greek Taverna - 2771 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Carousel Restaurant - 5112 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Lebanese, Armenian, Greek

Bar-B-Kosher - 113 E 9th St, Los Angeles, CA
BBQ? and Middle Eastern
Spring Street Smokehouse - 640 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Fisherman’s Outlet - 529 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA
Fish market and restaurant
Sushi Gen - 422 E. 2nd St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Lunch Special (have to go early)
Frying Fish Restaurant - Japanese Village Mall, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Conveyor belt sushi

Sanamluang Café - 5176 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
Vim - 5132 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
Spicy BBQ, 5101 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (8 blocks from Vermont/SM metro)