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Post-Dodgers Game Snack

rds246 May 11, 2007 02:07 PM

My friends and I are going to the game tonight, and I've been looking through old dodgers stadium threads wondering where we could go afterward for a Cheap bite to eat. The game doesn't start until 7:40, and its fireworks night, so we're going to need someplace that is open late! any suggestions?

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  1. tony michaels RE: rds246 May 11, 2007 02:14 PM

    Where is your ultimate destination - in terms of city - after the game?

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      rds246 RE: tony michaels May 11, 2007 02:15 PM

      we'll be going to west hollywood eventually, but I was looking for recs nearby the stadium. There are plenty of places in my neighborhood that I can explore regularly, but I don't go to Dodgers games that often. so while I'm there...

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        tony michaels RE: rds246 May 11, 2007 02:19 PM

        Have you ever been to the Pacific Dining Car downtown? If you want something more divey there is the Original Pantry. Both of these are open 24 hours.

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          rantsnravesnreviews RE: tony michaels May 11, 2007 02:25 PM

          Pacific Dining Car is definaely NOT a cheap bite.

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            tony michaels RE: rantsnravesnreviews May 11, 2007 03:05 PM

            Whoops - overlooked that one vital word. It is not cheap.

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              tony michaels RE: tony michaels May 11, 2007 03:09 PM

              New idea. Go to Krua Thai Restaurant in North Hollywood. Not right by the stadium but that time of the night you will be there in 20 minutes on the freeway. Excellent food and open until 3:30 A.M.

              (818) 759-7998
              13130 Sherman Way
              North Hollywood, California 91605

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            phant0omx RE: tony michaels May 11, 2007 03:48 PM

            the Original Pantry starts serving breakfast at midnight fyi.

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        Diana RE: rds246 May 11, 2007 02:18 PM

        With the parking mess...you may be even later.

        I would try chinatown somewhere, if any place is open...especially since it's so close. So is Olvera st and little tokyo (relatively)

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          markethej RE: Diana May 11, 2007 08:02 PM

          FULL HOUSE, the Cantonese the great standby, is open to at least 4:00!

        2. alohaanna RE: rds246 May 11, 2007 02:20 PM

          Try the Red Lion Tavern on Glendale Blvd. for great German food and beer. It has been around for a long time, and the food is good and hearty, the atmosphere totally old school and dark and cool. Though I am not sure how late they are open. Probably at least till 10 or 11.

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            rickym13 RE: alohaanna May 11, 2007 03:14 PM

            you can always go to chinatown or little tokyo for late snack

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              Obessed RE: alohaanna May 11, 2007 03:39 PM

              We went to Red Lion Tavern before the game a few weeks ago and it was very cool -- with great (cheap) food and beer selction.

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                mattesq RE: alohaanna May 11, 2007 03:42 PM

                They are open until 2 a.m. but this place will be slammed with Silverlake hipsters tonight. My girlfriend is a server/bartender there and it gets overwhelming busy on Friday nights.

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                  msbadkittie RE: alohaanna May 11, 2007 04:03 PM

                  Red Lion Tavern is great. is the old accordion player still there, the one who takes requests for Van Halen songs?

                2. MeAndroo RE: rds246 May 11, 2007 03:23 PM

                  Once the game is over, some happy hours may be starting again. It's not exactly next door, but Weiland's will have their discounted menu from 10 to close along with cheap beers. Little Tokyo, 1st/Alameda.

                  1. JAB RE: rds246 May 11, 2007 03:55 PM

                    +1 for Little Tokyo. Izayoi specifically.

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                      Henry2054 RE: rds246 May 11, 2007 07:13 PM

                      The correct answer is the Bright Spot on Sunset. It's on your way home from the Stadium. It's open 24 hours and it has great diner food!

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                        phant0omx RE: Henry2054 May 11, 2007 08:57 PM

                        i've seen it but never eaten there. may i ask what is good there?

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