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Less than $60 for 2 within walking distance of Hollywood & Highland

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foodie909 Nov 22, 2007 06:55 PM

I'm looking for dinner recs for an adventurous 9 yr old and mom before a screening at the El Capitan. We like everything, but we're not looking for sushi, as we have a few favorites in that category. Would like to stay under $60 for the two of us.

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  1. paulfromla RE: foodie909 Nov 22, 2007 08:10 PM

    lucky devil's for sure - there's an italian place in the hollywood/highland center that looked okay but can't vouch for it

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      spankbot RE: paulfromla Nov 23, 2007 03:25 PM

      The Kobe beef chili cheese fries at Lucky Devils are absolutely killer...

    2. goodhealthgourmet RE: foodie909 Nov 22, 2007 08:18 PM

      lucky devil's is probably your best bet. they've got an extensive menu of gourmet burgers, salads, sandwiches & milkshakes...should satisfy both you & your 9-year-old.

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        RobertC RE: foodie909 Nov 23, 2007 07:23 AM

        Try Lift in the ground floor of the renovated Hillview Apartment building. Here is my previous post:

        http://www.chowhound.com/topics/460662

        1. Maxmillion RE: foodie909 Nov 23, 2007 10:45 AM

          Skoobys hot dogs and fries. I can't vouch for the dogs, but the fries are hands down the best in LA. Then get a Beard Papa cream puff for dessert.

          Probably under $20 for the two of you.

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            LuluTheMagnificent RE: foodie909 Nov 23, 2007 10:53 AM

            I hate to do this because I have not eaten there, but maybe others can chime in.
            25th Degrees is supposed to be a good hamburger place at Roosevelt hotel.
            Maybe too much for a 9 yr old?

            http://25degreesrestaurant.com/menus....

            I have eaten at the hotel's main restaruant though and it was nothing special. Not bad, just not great.

            I've eaten at Skoobys and it's pretty good. The young ones I took loved it!

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              maxzook RE: LuluTheMagnificent Nov 23, 2007 12:53 PM

              I've only been there a few times. I like the burgers and fries, although the latter come in huge portions -- one order is more than enough for two. And the burgers may be too much for a child's appetite.

              Other CHers have complained about inconsistencies in the food. And many including myself have noted the very slow service -- probably best to avoid it if you're on a schedule to see a show.

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