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Oct 12, 2006 10:40 PM

Looking for hole in the wall, shacks, or just funky stange joints

Mexican, American, Asian, whatever please give me the strangest fooderie you have been to.Strange food, strange ambiance, strange people, unexpected locations, phenominal food,just give me the nittygritty, a real wild place! I like places like Pollo a la brasas, or the alameda swap meet. help me find some more.thanks

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  1. What do you mean by strange?

    And what's strange about pollo a la brasa? It's just rotisserie chicken.

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    1. re: ozzygee

      Pollo a la Brasa may fall into the "hole in the wall" category. It's just rotisserie chicken, but many people might be scared away by the exterior and interior.

      Dino's fits the bill, but you're likely familiar with the place if you've been to Pollo a la Brasa?

      Dino's Burgers
      2575 W Pico Blvd - Los Angeles, CA

    2. Funky Strange Joints:
      The Tonga Hut - An Old Dive Tiki Bar
      12808 Victory Blvd., No. Hollywood
      (818) 769-0708

      Tiki Ti - L.A.'s Best Tiki Bar - Hollywood/L.A.

      Lowenbrau Keller - A Unique Teutonic Experience
      3211 Beverly Blvd., L.A.
      (213) 382-5723

      Chez Jays - Funky Beach Dive Bar/Restaurant - Santa Monica
      Food - San Dabs only

      The Galley - Old Nautical Ambiance - Santa Monica
      Food - 2lb. Bucket of Calms in broth $15.50 ($7.75 happy hour) and Adult Bevs

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      1. re: JBC

        You know, I live down the street from the Tonga Hut and I've never managed to go in -- it looks a little scary, to be honest.

      2. The SHACK in Playa Del Rey is by difinition "A SHACK"

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          1. Red Lion Pub (and Grill) in Silverlake

            alpine village in Torrance....german food again..gotta go when they have line dancing....its quite enthralling.