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Psiweaver Jun 17, 2007 11:39 PM

Hey guys,

I'm looking for good cheaper under $40 for two eats in the West Hollywood area. I'm up for any kind of food. Just toss me some suggestions.

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    QualityMart Jun 18, 2007 12:37 AM

    Beverly Falafel at 3rd & La Cienega across from the Bev. Center. Love that place! They fry fresh falafel in a large, traditional style fryer right in front of you. All the other usual fare too: kefta, chicken kabobs, shawarma, etc.. Order at the counter, no waiters, small. Not a place to take a "date", but more like the kind of place where you go to grab good inexpensive food with the established s/o. :)

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      2chez mike Jun 18, 2007 11:03 AM

      I went to Beverly Falafel once a couple of years ago. I was disappointed by the less than generous size of the falafel sandwich(C'mon! It's falafel, not prime rib or Langer's pastrami) for almost a five dollar bill. I admit it tasted good, but I left the place hungry and never went back. With Cafe Noura and Eat A Pita gone, I've been going to this place on Sunset just west of San Vicente and The Whiskey for decent falafel and schwarma. Can't think of the name right now.

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        foodnmusic Sep 13, 2007 01:45 PM

        Hollywood Pita. Try the chicken kabob in their homemade Lafa wrap. Really good. Everything else is pretty good as well.

    2. Tinitime Jun 18, 2007 08:12 AM

      Vito's Pizzeria on La Cienega

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        luv2savr Jun 18, 2007 09:22 AM

        Toi on Sunset and Gardner, Swingers on Beverly (1 blk E of Crescent Heights), North End Pizzeria on 3rd, Astro Burger on SM Blvd., M Cafe de Chaya on Melrose...

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          lalaw05 Jun 18, 2007 10:13 AM

          in my opinion Toi is totally disgusting (it is also not in west hollywood)

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        Obessed Jun 18, 2007 09:52 AM

        Hugo's, Basix, Marix, Carney's.

        I second Vito's.

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          Diana Jun 18, 2007 10:28 AM

          Hugo's in WeHo is gone.

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            Obessed Jun 18, 2007 11:46 AM

            I believe they are just re-modeling.

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          Mike Z Jun 18, 2007 10:43 AM

          There is an excellent Indian place in the mall on Santa Monica by Gardner.

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            Wolfgang Jun 18, 2007 11:07 AM

            I like Los Tacos (i think that's the name; i haven't been in a couple of years), a mexican place on santa monica blvd a few blocks west of fairfax in a strip mall next to a carwash.
            There's also a small Russian grocery store next to the Whole Foods that sells these really tasty frozen ground beef dumplings.
            They're great heated up in a vegetable soup, if you are the type that makes and enjoys soup.

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            pkittie Jun 18, 2007 11:05 AM

            Absolutely Phobulous on La Cienega, the aforementioned Vito's, EatWell on Santa Monica, Zen Grill and Mishima on 3rd, down the street on 3rd (but not in WeHo): Doughboys, Toast and Joan's on Third. Bossa Nova and Newsroom on Robertson.

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              2chez mike Jun 18, 2007 11:06 AM

              I think the best for the cheapest is Poquito Mas on the Strip. You can get a single, though generous sized taco with rice, beans and chips and fresh salsa bar for three dollars and change.

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