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Jun 25, 2007 05:23 PM

Cheap and tasty dinner in Culver City? Nearer to 10 than 405...


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  1. try l'hermitage - pretty reasonably priced. alternatively, alot of people seem to like tender greens, although i haven't yet had the pleasure of trying it.

    1. You cannot get any closer to the 10 freeway than Sabor a Mexico. And it qualifies as "cheap and tasty" easily.

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        1. re: glutton

          The question posed reads like ad copy for Sabor:

          Cheap and tasty dinner in Culver City ... Nearer to 10 than 405...

          1. re: PaulF

            Ya. Maybe my response should simply be -- "Rutts...Nearer to 405 than 10....Sorry...Cheap and tasty...Breakfast, lunch, dinner.... "

            But I like talking about Rutts too much, so...

            I like Rutts. Big meals, low costs and good food.

            For breakfast I like the King size bacon Royale but you must order it with fried rice – not regular rice. It is nice that they offer three sizes for this breakfast. It can make ordering a little confusing but in the end you can decide whether to eat a Jr., Regular or King size portion for breakfast but just don’t forget to order FRIED RICE.
            For lunch I like Rutts fsh plates or the Loco Moco. They do have a dinner menu but I have never gone for dinner. If I did go for dinner I would probably order more of the above but don’t let that stop you from reading further down their menu. Oh ya, I do like the burger also – island style.

            12114 WASHINGTON BLVD,
            LOS ANGELES, CA 90066

            1. re: JeetJet

              Rutts is cool ... we go all the time.

              I get the Royale "Atkins style."

              1. re: PaulF

                "Atkins style" ??? My Dr. was just talking to me about that last week. He also said something about going to Palm Beach??? Now, what is a Royale "Atkins style?"

                1. re: JeetJet

                  Atkins style means no rice, extra veggies.I don't personally adhere to a strict Atkins, no/low carb regimen, but I try not to eat too much starch. So I get the Royale's without the rice and the bun. Love it.

                  Rutt's is a good place. We're in there quite a bit. We used to like going for breakfast on the weekend, but it's crowded after a while. Nice place.

                  1. re: PaulF

                    Maybe it is just me, but I read, "Cheap and Nasty ... dinner in Culver City ... " Well, Maybe its just my taste, or a mind-set...

                    Now, about that Atkins style eating. I guess I will need to buy a Atkins book and spend more time reading / lees time eating and that will be a start.

                    Need a book...until then...Honey's Kettle...Good chicken....biscuits....9537 Culver Blvd....Culver City, CA 90232....(310) 202-5453....


        2. Thai Boom, on Venice between Overland and Sepulveda. Hu's Szechwan, at National and National near Motor. Victor Jr's, on Washington across from the studios. Versailles, on Venice near Motor.

          1. Apple Pan on Pico and Overland, Paco's Taco's on Centinela and Washington.

            1. We like Giovanni's in a strip mall on Venice and Hughes for cheap and tasty. Also, all the culver city restaurants like Beacon, Ugo(with cool wine bar next door), Meltdown (the grilled cheese place) in downtown Culver City are all good.

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              1. re: michellemabelle

                second Beacon.......but based on other recs, i think it might not be cheap enough?