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mid-wilshire location for birthday dinner

Looking for a dinner location for Friday night. Would like family style but anything would work. The friend is a vegetarian. So definitely need options for her. We enjoy all kinds of food and open to all options. But looking for budget friendly as well.

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  1. When I lived in the mid-Wilshire area, I fell in love with both Sonora Cafe and Campanile, but neither are particularly budget friendly (sigh--a tough treat) and Sonora is definitely not for vegetarians.

    How about La Brea Bakery which offers simpler fare, like paninis and salads, with their award-winning artisanal breads? They are kid-friendly and open in the evenings for cafe-like fare.

    1. Luna Park on La Brea just north of Wilshire would probably be a good selection. Prices are reasonable and the food is good. Service can be a little funky, but it fits the vibe and the drinks are good too.

      http://www.lunaparkla.com/index.asp?p...

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      1. re: tony michaels

        Yeah, that's a great option. I forgot about Luna.

        1. re: AtetotheBar

          It was your La Brea oriented suggestions that made me think of it.

      2. I'd vote Luna Park too.

        Or Surya or A Votre Sante also on La Brea.

        1. How about Ethiopian? It seems to fit your criteria of being veggie and wallet friendly in addition to being served family-style.

          1. Thanks so much for the suggestions! Looking into all the suggestions!