23 Feb 7 Must Eat Places When Visiting L.A.
When visiting L.A. the restaurant options are practically endless. It can even be overwhelming with the insane amount of choices, but we’ll help you narrow down where to eat while in Los Angeles. No matter if you are staying downtown or in a California beach house rental on the coast, we’ve got you covered in this list of must eat places in L.A.
LA is home to one of the most deliciously ridiculous hot dogs in the world at the famous Pink’s in Hollywood. This classic drive-in style shop is known for their massive hot dogs covered in chili and other crazy toppings. Many dogs are named after celebrities to add to the Hollywood feeling of this L.A. landmark.
Address: 709 N. La Brea Ave Los Angeles, CA 90038
Grand Central Market
Located in the heart of downtown L.A. is the city’s favorite market full of great food options from around the city and the world. Grab an authentic Salvadorian pupusa or pick up a trendy lunch at the provocatively named Eggslut. The market first opened it’s doors in 1917 and is still going strong with nearly 40 vendors selling great food daily.
Address: 317 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90013
If you’re staying up on the coast, or just spending 2 days in LA, do yourself a favor and head to Malibu Seafood located right across the street from the beach. Fresh locally caught seafood is prepared in house and enjoyed with ocean views. Don’t miss their fried scallop sandwich topped with homemade dressing.
Address: 25653 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265
A local favorite for donuts, this walk up donut shop is the place to be in the morning in Los Angeles. They have all of the traditional donuts, plus a huge assortment of not so normal treats. Offbeat toppings like bacon, fruit loops, cinnamon toast crunch, and even donuts that look like panda bears are the norm here. Grab a coffee and a few donuts to start your day off right in L.A.
Address: 3540 W 3rd Street Los Angeles, CA 90020
In a city full of great burgers, the kitchen at 25 degrees is one of the best in the city. Classic quality burgers with all the refinements you’d expect from an upscale burger joint in Los Angeles. Make sure you get an alcoholic shake or a Guinness milkshake alongside your burger!
Address: 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Korean BBQ Tacos
It doesn’t get any more L.A. than Korean BBQ tacos. This fusion food has swept through the city and you can’t go too far without seeing a food truck selling these tasty tacos. If you want the original, then head to one of the Kogi Taqueria trucks.
Address: 3500 Overland Ave #100, Los Angeles, CA 90034
This shop helped make cupcakes cool again by elevating them to more of an art form than a baked good. Their innovation didn’t stop in the kitchen, they’ve now invented and walk up cupcake dispensing ‘ATM’ on the streets of Los Angeles. A must visit while in L.A.
Address: The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036