Downtown's Favorite Restaurants

Explore a wide selection of world-class restaurants that have made Downtown LA a top dining destination. Whether you're looking for established favorites or hot new restaurants, this list of Downtown Center Dining includes plenty of reliably delicious options.

Top Dining Favorites in the Downtown Center Some selections for your from our list of favorites
 

Cucina Rustica

(213) 988-8880 • cucinarusticala.com
888 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Daily: 11am-11pm

Cucina Rustica uses only the freshest ingredients and takes pride in preparing quality food for you, your family, friends or business colleagues. Their menu includes delicious Italian favorites: Pizza, pasta, entrées, soups & salads, and a great dessert menu – plus seasonal specials and happy hour Monday-Friday, 3-7pm.

 

Water Grill

(213) 891-0900 • watergrill.com
544 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Mon-Thurs, 11:30am-10pm / Fri, 11:30am-11pm / Sat, 5-11pm / Sun, 4-10pm

This newly remodeled downtown seafood destination offers a daily menu filled with 18 shellfish varieties, whole fish, farm-to-table produce, craft beers, cocktails and more. Relax and unwind with a snack from the Raw Bar, craft-brewed beer at the bar, or meal in the dining room.

 
 

Blue Cow Kitchen & Bar

(213) 621-2249 • bluecowkitchen.com
350 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90017
Mon-Fri: 11:30am-10pm, 4:30pm-10pm / Sat: 4:30pm-10pm

Blue Cow is an upscale, full-service, New-American restaurant serving innovative sandwiches, seasonal cocktails, craft beers, small plates, and entrées that showcase local farming and artisan products, inspired by taking the approachable and giving it a modern interpretation.

Border Grill Downtown LA

(213) 486-5171 • bordergrill.com
445 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Lunch: Mon-Fri, 11:30am-3:00pm
Dinner: Sun-Tues, 5:00-9:00pm / Wed-Thurs, 5:00-10:00pm, Fri-Sat, 5:00-11:00pm
Happy Hour: Mon-Fri, 4:00-7:00pm / Fri-Sat, 9:00-11:00pm / Sun, 4:00-9:00pm

Enjoy upscale, modern Mexican food in a vibrant setting at Border Grill, the hip, urban cantina from Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, Food Network's "Too Hot Tamales". Presenting the bold foods and flavors of Mexico, Border Grill has established a new standard for gourmet Mexican fare. With a menu of complex authentic dishes based on the home cooking of Oaxaca and the Yucatan, Border Grill takes Mexican food to a whole new level!

Bottega Louie

(213) 802-1470 • bottegalouie.com
700 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Market: Mon-Fri: 6:30am-close • Sat-Sun: 8am-close
Restaurant: Mon-Fri: 10:30am-close • Sat-Sun: 9am-close

Bottega Louie Restaurant and Gourmet Market provides a unique hybrid of dining and gourmet retail, offering authentic Italian classics such as Napolitano-style pizza. The 185-seat restaurant boasts a pizzeria, full mixology bar, show kitchen and convenient gourmet market with over 200 prepared foods, fresh baked patisseries and retail products. Catering services are also available.

Bugis Street Brasserie

(213) 624-1100 • millenniumhotels.com
501 S. Olive St., Los Angeles, CA 90013
Mon-Fri: 11:30am-10pm

Singaporean-Chinese restaurant features signature Singaporean and Malaysian specialties as well as Cantonese and Szechuan dishes. At the helm of the cuisine at Bugis Street Brasserie is Head Chef Horace He, who brings with him 15 years of Chinese culinary experience in the greater L.A. area. The 150-seat, split-level restaurant lends itself perfectly to quick, casual lunches as well as special group events.

Cabbage Patch

(213) 489-4489 • cabbagepatchla.com
520 W. 6th St., Los Angeles, CA, 90014
Mon-Fi: 11am-9pm

Cabbage Patch follows a farm-to-table philosophy, emphasizing the use of organic, all natural, and locally sourced products – including free-range, hormone free meats from Niman Ranch. You'll find fresh and flavorful soups, salads, sandwiches, pizzettes, and more, plus a careful selection of bottled beers and wines.

Café Pinot

(213) 239-6500 • patinagroup.com
700 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Lunch: Mon-Fri, 11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner: Sun, 4:30-9:00pm / Mon-Thurs, 5:00-9:00pm / Fri-Sat, 5:00-10:00pm

Café Pinot, with its sophisticated urban surroundings, is a glass enclosed restaurant on an exquisite patio with a downtown skyline view. On the grounds of the Central Library overlooking the serene Maguire Gardens, Café Pinot boasts a wonderful menu of California-French cuisine. Café Pinot is an enchanting place to wed, too.

Caffe Primo

(213) 895-5012 • iloveprimo.com
612 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, CA, 90017
Mon-Fri: 7am-12am • Sat-Sun: 8am-12am

Inspired by the grand coffeehouses and espresso bars of Italy, Caffe Primo brings European style to the Financial District in a polished, luxurious space. Caffe Primo offers house-roasted coffees and a selection of freshly made salads, pizzettas, and paninis, in addition to the super premium gelato and sorbettos from Riviera's renowned Primo Gelato – which was named among the "Best of LA" by Los Angeles Magazine and one of the "top five ice creams in the city" by Angeleno.

California Pizza Kitchen

(213) 228-8500 • cpk.com
7+FIG – 735 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Mon-Fri, 11:00am-9:30pm / Sat, 11:30am-9:30pm / Sun, 11:30am-9:00pm

California Pizza Kitchen is a leading casual dining chain specializing in innovative pizzas that are creatively designed. Salads, pasta, soups, sandwiches, desserts, and various appetizers are also available.

California Pizza Kitchen

(213) 626-2616 • cpk.com
330 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Mon-Thurs, 11:00am-9:30pm / Fri, 11:00am-9:00pm / Sat-Sun, 11:30am-9:00pm

California Pizza Kitchen is a leading casual dining chain specializing in innovative pizzas that are creatively designed. Salads, pasta, soups, sandwiches, desserts, and various appetizers are also available.

Casey's Irish Bar & Grille

(213) 629-2353 • bigcaseys.com
613 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Mon-Wed, 11:30am-11:00pm (kitchen closes at 10:00pm) / Thurs-Sat, 11:30am-2:00am (kitchen closes at 11:00pm on Thurs; 12:00am on Fri-Sat)

Casey's has been a fixture in Los Angeles for over 30 years. Located in the heart of Downtown, Casey's combines a great mix of architecture, classic food, old world charm, and friendly service to achieve a dining experience that one is not likely to forget.

Chaya Downtown

(213) 236-9577 • thechaya.comOpenTable
525 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Mon-Fri: 11am-2pm, 5:30-11:30pm (dinner until 10pm) • Thurs-Sat: 5pm-11:30pm (dinner until 10pm)

Chaya Downtown, the newest addition to the Chaya family, combines urban chic and European sensibility with warm Japanese hospitality. Chaya Downtown has a lively full bar, lounge and sushi bar that sit right off the main dining room and look out into the garden patio, available for additional bar seating and full dining.

Checkers Downtown

(213) 891-0502 • hiltoncheckers.com
Hilton Checkers
535 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Breakfast: Mon-Fri, 6:30-10:30am / Sat, 7:00-11:00am / Sun, 8:00-11:00am
Brunch: Mon-Sun, 11:00am-1:30pm
Dinner: Mon-Sun, 5:30-9:00pm

Long considered one of Los Angeles' most dynamic restaurants, Checkers Downtown re-emerges today with a redesigned interior and sharp new Executive Chef Todd Allison at the helm. Featuring market-inspired American cuisine with French and California influences, Checkers Downtown serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in intimate surroundings ideal for quiet meetings, power lunches or pre-theater dining.

Coco Laurent French Bistro

(213) 623-0008 • cocolaurent.com
707 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90017
Mon-Thurs: 11am-11pm / Fri: 11am-12am / Sat: 9am-12am / Sun: 9am-11pm

Coco Laurent serves a tempting bistro-chic experience developed by Chef Guillaume Jouvet from Paris. Our "bon vivant" form is recognizable by the handcrafted cuisine and exceptional structural design. Accommodating up to 350, The restaurant and bar are open from brunch to late-night dining, offering a notable wine list, spirits, and ingenious cocktails. The adjoining delicatessen opens early to serve artisan sandwiches, puff pastries and café for those on-the-go. Coco Laurent ignites a French flare in lively Downtown Los Angeles.

Colori Kitchen

(213) 622-5950 • colorikitchen.wordpress.com
429 W. 8th St., Los Angeles, CA 90014
Lunch: Mon-Fri, 11:00am-3:00pm
Dinner: Wed-Thurs, 6:00-9:00pm / Fri-Sat, 6:00-10:00pm

A classic Italian trattoria, Colori Kitchen features the inspired, bravissimo cooking of Luigi Barducci Contessi, longtime executive chef at Ca Brea. The warm, welcoming brick-walled restaurant features delicious pastas, soups, salads, fish and meat dishes, plus traditional Italian deserts. Service is friendly, prices are affordable and the quality and variety of the dishes a delight.

Cucina Rustica

(213) 988-8880 • cucinarusticala.com
888 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Daily: 11am-11pm

Cucina Rustica uses only the freshest ingredients and takes pride in preparing quality food for you, your family, friends or business colleagues. Their menu includes delicious Italian favorites: Pizza, pasta, entrées, soups & salads, and a great dessert menu – plus seasonal specials and happy hour Monday-Friday, 3-7pm.

Daily Grill

(213) 622-4500 • dailygrill.com
612 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Mon-Fri, 11:00am-10:00pm / Sat-Sun, 5:00-10:00pm

Daily Grill serves timeless American grill fare in a comfortable, sophisticated atmosphere featuring hearty portions of freshly prepared signature dishes made from the finest ingredients. Daily Grill offers a classic menu of Steaks, Chops, Seafood, and Pasta.

Drago Centro

(213) 228-8998 • dragocentro.com
525 S. Flower St., Ste. #120, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Lunch: Mon-Fri: 11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner: Mon-Sat: 5:30-10:30pm

Acclaimed chef Celestino Drago opened Drago Centro in the former Bank of America space, located in the Downtown Los Angeles City National Plaza, in November 2008. The menu features modern Italian cuisine with regional influences that complements the sleek and sophisticated design of the restaurant. Chef Celestino's passion for ingredient-driven cooking has earned him national acclaim at his Drago Ristorante, Enoteca Drago, and Il Pastaio Ristorante in Los Angeles.

Engine Co. No. 28

(213) 624-6996 • engineco.com
644 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Mon-Fri, 11:15am-9:00pm / Sat-Sun, 5:00-9:00pm

Engine Co. No. 28 features classic American dishes inspired by the regional cooking of firehouses across the country. Opened in 1989, Engine Co. No. 28 is an American restaurant reminiscent of the classic grills of San Francisco and New York - mahogany booths, granite bar, pressed tin ceilings and brick floors - set in a beautifully restored 1912 Downtown Los Angeles firehouse.

First & Hope Supper Club

(213) 617-8555 • firstandhope.com
710 W. First St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Lunch: Daily, 11:30am-2:30pm
Supper: Nightly, 5-11pm
Bar Menu: Sunday-Thursday, 2:30-11pm & Friday-Saturday, 2:30pm-12am

Inspired by the elegant, yet theatrical settings of late 1940s and early 1950s American cabarets and supper clubs – step back in time and savor modern American comfort food, handcrafted cocktails and the best in live music at First & Hope Supper Club. Come for the delicious food, stay for the entertaining performances.

Guild New American Bistro

(213) 688-0808 • guildrestaurant.com
611 W.7th St., Los Angeles, CA, 90017
Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, 5pm-9pm / Sat: 5pm-9pm

A New American Bistro that serves approachable food, regionally sourced and globally influenced.

Industriel French Restaurant

(213) 488-8020 • industrielfarm.com
609 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90017
Mon-Thurs: 11am-11pm / Fri: 11am-12am / Sat: 10am-12am / Sun: 10am-10pm

Industriel serves simple, pure, flavorful dishes with roots in the Provençal tradition, but with modern LA attitude. Think mussels in an absinthe-spiked bouillabaisse, local watercress, and roasted beet salad with goat cheese made in-house – plus chocolate caramel pretzel tarts with tonka bean ice cream. Industriel’s ingredients have never seen the inside of a supermarket. Anything they can make in their kitchen, they do.

L.A. Prime @ The Bonaventure

(213) 624-1000 • thebonaventure.com
404 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Sun-Thurs, 5:00-10:00pm / Fri-Sat, 5:00-11:00pm

Located on the 35th floor of the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, this award-winning steak and seafood restaurant invites you to experience a culinary adventure in a relaxed, romantic atmosphere. Enjoy attentive service, masterful culinary creations by Executive Chef Andreas Nieto, and breathtaking, panoramic skyline views.

Le Ka

(213) 688-3000 • lekarestaurant.com
800 W. 6th St., Los Angeles, CA, 90017
Mon-Fri: 11am-2am / Sat: 5pm-2am / Sun: 5pm-12am

The centerpiece of Le Ka lies in our global-inspired, contemporary American cuisine focused on fine artisanal and locally sourced ingredients. To complement the menu, our wine list boasts a broad range of approachable food-friendly selections from around the world. Our cocktail offerings apply the concepts of ingredient-driven mixology to classics and new standards alike – a reflection of the very spirit of Le Ka.

Local Table

(213) 488-2654 • localtable-la.com
800 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Mon-Fri: 7:30am-10pm / Sat: 9am-9pm

Local Table is Downtown LA's first premium casual restaurant specializing in unique and creative alternatives to breakfast, lunch and dinner. Prominently located on Historic Figueroa Street in between the bustling Financial District and L.A. Live. Local Table produces the finest fare one plate at a time that is handmade, honest and delicious.

Maccheroni Republic

(213) 346-9725 • facebook.com
332 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA, 90013
Mon-Sat: 11:30am-9am

The food is terrific. As per the name, it’s basically a pasta place, though pasta in the Italian sense – meaning, in addition to noodles, it offers gnocchi (if you remember the gnocchi from Locanda, you’ll want these), risotto and polenta. – credit LA Times

Maria's Italian Kitchen

(213) 623-4777 • mariasdowntownla.com
615 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Mon-Fri: 7am-11pm / Sat-Sun: 4-10pm

Experience delicious, upscale casual dining in the heart of L.A. at Maria's Italian Kitchen, which offers authentic Neapolitan cooking. Every bite is a burst of flavor and tastes like home, enjoyed in a contemporary, comfortable setting perfect for great meals and conversation. In a hurry? Try Maria's Express. Great Italian food... fast.

Màs Malo

(213) 985-4332 • masmalorestaurant.com
517 W. 7th St., 1st Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90014
Mon-Thurs, 11am-11pm / Fri, 11am-12am / Sat, 9am-11pm

Enjoy Chef Robert Luna's take on east LA style Chicano food, which Eastsiders have raved about for years. Based on simple, locally sourced and high-quality ingredients, Màs Malo features a range of classic and unique dishes, exceptional cocktails and an extensive tequila and mezcal collection. Set in a historic former jewelry store circa-1923, Màs Malo's contemporary interior design timelessly occupies the building's original 1920's grandeur.

McCormick & Schmick's

(213) 629-0189 • mccormickandschmicks.com
633 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Mon-Fri, 11:00am-10:00pm / Sat, 12:00-10:00pm / Sun, 4:00-9:30pm
Happy Hour: Mon-Fri, 3:00-10:00pm

For over three decades, McCormick & Schmick's Seafood restaurants have been a showcase for fresh seafood and the finest in regional cuisine. Our Downtown location is centrally located to all major hotels and the convention center. Complementary shuttle service to and from the STAPLES Center and the Music Center is available. Visit us for lunch and dinner, and unwind at Happy Hour with special-priced hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.

Mo-Chica

(213) 622-3744 • mo-chica.com
514 W. 7th St., Los Angeles, CA, 90014
Mon-Sat: 11:30am-3pm, 5pm-12am

Mo-chica is a vibrant urban restaurant serving Chef Ricardo Zarate s modern interpretations on traditional Peruvian comfort food. A large, industrial-esque restaurant with vibrant-hued walls tagged with graffiti (thanks to local artist Kozem), whimsical touches; an urban-artsy space serving modern takes on traditional Peruvian comfort food.

Morton's The Steakhouse

(213) 553-4566 • mortons.com
735 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Lunch: Mon-Fri, 11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner: Mon-Fri, 2:30-11:00pm / Sat, 5:00-11:00pm / Sun, 5:00-10:00pm
Power Hour: Daily, 4:30-6:30pm, 9pm to close

For more than 30 years, we have served only the finest quality foods, featuring USDA prime-aged beef, fresh fish and seafood, hand-picked produce, delicious appetizers and elegant desserts. We're not happy until your filet is perfect, your lobster succulent and your vegetables are steaming. Rich mahogany, crisp linens and superior service combined with the superior product and the dedicated people at Morton's create an experience you won't soon forget.

Nick & Stef's Steakhouse

(213) 680-0330 • patinagroup.com
330 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Lunch: Mon-Fri, 11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner: Mon-Thurs, 5:30-9:30pm / Fri, 5:30-10:30pm / Sat, 5:00-10:30pm / Sun, 4:30-8:30pm
Happy Hour: Mon-Thurs, 3:00-9:30pm / Fri, 3:00-10:30pm

Voted "best steakhouse" in Downtown Los Angeles, Nick & Stef's serves superb dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood and delicious signature side dishes. The chic, contemporary setting includes a stunning outdoor terrace for al fresco dining and after-work cocktails. We also provide a convenient shuttle service to events at the Music Center and Staples Center.

Noé Restaurant @ The Omni

(213) 356-4100 • noerestaurant.com
Omni LA Hotel
251 S. Olive St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Sun-Thurs, 5:00-10:00pm / Fri-Sat, 5:00-11:00pm
Noe Bar: Daily, 3:00pm-2:00am

Noé presents Neo Bistro cuisine featuring wholesome dishes that emphasize the pure natural flavors of market fresh ingredients. Noé is located within walking distance of the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles Music Center and MOCA making it an ideal spot of pre-theater dining.

Octopus Japanese Restaurant

(213) 402-1500 • octopusrestaurant.com
727 W. 7th St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Mon-Thurs: 11am-11pm • Fri: 11am-12am • Sat: 12pm-12am • Sun: 12-10pm

Escape the busy streets of Downtown Los Angeles for the vibrant atmosphere of Octopus Restaurant, which offers the finest authentic and fusion Japanese cuisine. Providing stunning contemporary décor, exquisite presentation, the freshest sushi, a world-class selection of premium sake, and hearty bento boxes, Octopus Restaurant strives to exceed expectations in fulfilling guests' desires.

Panini Cafe

(213) 489-4200 • mypaninicafe.com
600 W. 9th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Daily: 8am-10pm

Panini Café offers the perfect blend of old world favorites with a healthy and modern European flair. The restaurant's Italian Mediterranean fare includes favorites such as omelettes, breakfast sandwiches, French toast, grilled panini sandwiches and kabobs. Pizza, pastas and traditional Mediterranean appetizers are also popular.

Patina @ The Music Center

(213) 972-3331 • patinagroup.com
141 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tues-Sat, 5:00-9:30pm / Sun, 4:00-9:30pm

Located in the spectacular Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown LA, Patina pampers its guests with seasonal tasting menus, gourmet cheeses, caviar service, and an award-winning wine list. The recipient of a prestigious Michelin star, Patina's elegant al fresco dining, stylish late night cocktail bar and always-impeccable service define luxury dining on the West Coast.

Perch

(213) 802-1770 • perchla.com
448 S. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA, 90013
Mon-Wed: 4pm-12am • Thurs-Fri: 4pm-2am • Sat: 6pm-2am

Currently only open for dinner, Perch is an elevated rested place – a whimsical French inspired inclusive rooftop bistro with a stunning skyline view. Come warm yourself at numerous outdoor fireplaces and firepits, and enjoy a live Caberet act, a funky jazz trio, indie bands, or a late-night DJ. Discover classic French dishes with a fun and approachable twist. And don't miss the cocktail list, focusing on simple, fresh Parisian inspired cocktails.

Pitfire Pizza

(213) 808-1200 • pitfirepizza.com
108 W. 2nd St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Mon-Fri, 11:00am-10:00pm / Sat-Sun, 3:00-10:00pm

Pitfire Pizza is famous for their artisanal pizzas, but you'll also enjoy delicious pastas, panini, and salads. Using fresh, seasonal ingredients from local Farmers Markets, they deliver hand-crafted meals at reasonable prices in a welcoming atmosphere. Pitfire Pizza also boasts a hand-selected beer and wine list, private party/special event space, and catering/delivery for home or office.

Smeraldi's @ The Biltmore

(213) 612-1562 • thebiltmore.com
506 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Breakfast: Daily, 6:30-11:00am
Lunch: Daily, 11:30am-2:00pm
Dinner: Sun-Tues, 5:00-10:00pm

Enjoy fine dining in a bright, relaxing ambiance, featuring gourmet Italian and Mediterranean dishes. Open daily, Smeraldi's highlights include a carefully hand-selected wine list, sumptuous desserts and daily specials. Buffets include continental breakfast with a chef-attended omelet station, as well as weekday lunch buffets such as seafood, pasta, antipasti and desserts.

Soleto Trattoria and Pizza Bar

(213) 622-3255 • innovativedining.com
801 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Mon-Wed, 11:30am-10pm / Thurs-Fri, 11:30am-10:00pm / Sat, 5:00-10:00pm

Introducing a Downtown Los Angeles Italian restaurant that features an Exhibition Pizza Bar, Outdoor Patio, and Large Bar area perfect for Happy Hour. This "Industrial Chic" restaurant combines straightforward elements of an Italian street-side café with the comfort of a neighborhood bar, and the warmth of an inviting staff. Soleto offers Southern Italian cooking with distinctive cocktails and great wines. Come experience honest Italian food, and take a moment to unwind.

Sugarfish by Sushi Nozawa

(213) 627-3000 • sugarfishsushi.com
600 W. 7th St., Los Angeles, CA, 90017
Mon-Sat: 11:30am-10pm • Sun: 12-9pm

SUGARFISH embodies the philosophy of celebrated sushi chef Kazunori Nozawa, well known for his Trust Me-style sushi in Studio City. Nozawa shuns "American-style" extravagant rolls and fusion dishes. Instead, he concentrates on the purity of his basic ingredients – nurturing relationships with the finest fish purveyors across the globe, cutting his fish with an artisan's painstaking care, and even making his own fresh soy sauce and ponzu.

Takami Sushi & Robata

(213) 236-9600 • takamisushi.com
811 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Mon-Thu, 11:00am-11:00pm / Fri, 11:00am-12:00am / Sat, 5:00pm-12:00am / Sun, 5:00-11:00pm

Boasting 360-degree patio views of Downtown's booming Financial District, Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant is one of the glitziest additions to Downtown's list of luxury restaurants and late-night venues. Commonly ranked as one of Los Angeles' best restaurants, Takami offers a first-class selection of sushi and robata with a well-crafted cocktail list showcasing distinctive sake and soju-based cocktails.

The Counter

(213) 228-7800 • thecounterburger.com
725 W. 7th St., Los Angeles, CA, 90017
Mon-Thurs: 11am-11pm / Fri-Sat: 11am-12am / Sun: 11am-10pm

Step into The Counter® and you’re greeted with a clipboard and an extensive list of fresh, mouth-watering ingredients that allow you to build your own gourmet burger. Our 312,120+ different burger combinations make every burger as unique as each customer. Rarely is the same burger made twice in one day.

The Original Pantry Cafe

(213) 972-9279 • pantrycafe.com
877 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Open 24 hours/day

Established in 1924, The Original Pantry has served generous portions of traditional American cuisine for 8 decades. The dining room is usually filled to capacity with a mixture of retirees, blue-collar types, families, college students, and business people from the nearby office buildings – creating an atmosphere rich in character and history.

The Restaurant @ The Standard

(213) 439-3030 • standardhotels.com
550 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Open 24 Hours
Breakfast, 6:00-11:00am / Lunch, 11:00am-5:00pm / Dinner, 5:00-11:00pm / Overnight, 11:00pm-6:00am / Weekend brunch, 11:00am-5:00pm

The Restaurant at The Standard, Downtown LA is a California brasserie that serves New American cuisine 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The vibrant interior features yellow booths and a diner-style counter, as well as an outdoor patio that seats 62 adjacent to a flaming water fountain.

Towne Food & Drink

(213) 623-2366 • towne-la.com
705 W. 9th St., Los Angeles, CA, 90015
Mon-Thurs: 11am-4pm, 5pm-11pm / Fri: 11am-4pm, 5pm-11:30pm / Sat: 5pm-11:30pm / Sun: 5pm-11pm

Towne Food & Drink is proud to be offering classic American cuisine with modern world comforts in a luxurious setting on the ground floor of the Watermarke Tower in Downtown Los Angeles. The restaurant, owned by Armen Shirvanian of the beloved Mi Piace in Pasadena, Towne features inventive cuisine, a whimsical take on all-American desserts, and playful, modern cocktails.

Water Grill

(213) 891-0900 • watergrill.com
544 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Mon-Thurs, 11:30am-10pm / Fri, 11:30am-11pm / Sat, 5-11pm / Sun, 4-10pm

This newly remodeled downtown seafood destination offers a daily menu filled with 18 shellfish varieties, whole fish, farm-to-table produce, craft beers, cocktails and more. Relax and unwind with a snack from the Raw Bar, craft-brewed beer at the bar, or meal in the dining room.

Wokcano

(213) 623-2288 • wokcanocafe.com
800 W. 7th St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Daily, 11:00am-2:00am

This contemporary Asian restaurant and lounge features fresh sushi and creative maki rolls, as well as modern riffs on traditional fare. The chic and relaxing atmosphere is perfect for everything from solo dining at the sushi bar, to large groups at a communal table, to a relaxing after-work happy hour with friends in the lounge. Also available: Delivery, take-out, and corporate dining.

Yojié Shabu Shabu

(213) 988-8808 • yojie.com
501 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90015
Mon-Thurs: 11am-10pm • Fri-Sun: 11am-12am

More than just healthy food... it's an experience. Yojié Japanese Fondue Restaurant & Sake Bar features delicious shabu shabu, sukiyaki, desserts, and sake – all served in a unique and calming atmosphere. You'll also enjoy free WiFi and happy hours Monday through Sunday, 5:30-7:00pm.

 
downtownla.com home

© 2014 Los Angeles Downtown Center Business Improvement District