HOME > Chowhound > Los Angeles Area >

Discussion

Walking distance of Hollywood and Whitley

  • 5
  • Share

My family's in town this weekend, and I have a show on Friday night at Second City in Hollywood. The show is at 8:00, and I'm hoping to find a good restaurant not too far from there for either an early or a late dinner. Basically, I'd like to spare them some of the horror of Hollywood Friday night parking by only having them park once.

Any suggestions for a good place within walking distance of Hollywood and Whitley? I'm looking for somewhere nice but not super expensive. Sushi is always good, but anything tasty will work.

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
Posting Guidelines | FAQs | Feedback
Cancel
  1. There's Musso and Frank for historic, traditional Hollywood ambiance -- cocktails are good; food is a bit pricey and could be too old-fashioned for some people.
    There's Bella for hip Italian and steaks -- also somewhat pricey.
    On the lower end, there's Lucky Devils for great burgers, shakes, etc. in a modern diner atmosphere.

    1. Do you Mean Improv Olympic? because Second City is on Melrose at Crescent Heights. IO is near Hollywood and Vine, the Pantages, etc.

      1. Actually, Second City moved to a new space on Hollywood and Whitley in January. It's where the old LA Rep used to be. I'm still getting used to the parking situation down there.

        1 Reply
        1. re: jimmyhaha

          sad.
          I used to be able to walk to it on Melrose.

        2. I 2nd Lucky Devil's. Also 25 degrees at the Roosevelt Hotel, but might be kind
          of loud. Any of the restaurants at Hollywood and Highland--Vert, Shabu Shabu, or
          the Grill. You can check their menus online for prices.

          Miceli's for old-school Italian.

          Hollywood and Vine Diner, although I think it's overpriced.

          The only sushi I can think of is at Franklin and Highland, but I've never been.
          There's Kabuki at Sunset/Vine, but that's kinda far and kinda not very good. I
          think Sushi Ike is also too far.