546 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in Los Angeles.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
Cobi’s on Main Street in Santa Monica is a maximalist, lively spot where excellent curries and curry puffs are on every table.
Spitz’s primary mission is bringing European street king, the Doner-Kabob, to the mouths of hungry hipsters.
Sugarfish is an institution - and the best $30 sushi game in town. The Fairfax location follows the formula, and even has generally shorter wait times.
You’d think that a place like Bar Covell that so thoroughly holds your hand through the ordering process would feel a bit condescending. But as much as LA pretends not to need it, the crowd at Covell…
Luv2Eat is a neighborhood Thai restaurant in Hollywood that has become an LA classic.
Jones Hollywood is a classic spot that works for pretty much anything, and is the version Hollywood we actually wish existed.
The New York-iest bar in Los Angeles, the Village Idiot is always there when you need it, and the British pub food is good too.
Stout is a neighborhood beer and burger spot, done very well. It's not groundbreaking, but it's become a Hollywood staple.
Pine & Crane is an excellent Taiwanese/Chinese spot in the heart of Silver Lake.
A casual, neighborhood-y Tex-Mex restaurant from DTLA’s best chef. This is a spot Downtown needs.
This modern, welcoming Vietnamese cafe fills a long-vacant void along La Brea’s revitalized main corridor.
We have no idea why nobody’s talking about Bowery Bungalow, because this is Mediterranean fusion food at its finest.
On the Viagra-washed sidewalks of Montana Avenue, a youthful and downright delicious Italian joint has finally emerged.
LA might never be known as a BBQ town, but the addition of Maple Block in Culver City shows we’re making our way up the ranks.