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May 22, 2008 05:29 PM

Best LA Restaurant you can wear Shorts to?

My out-of-town guests neglected to bring pants. Where can we go that's nice, tasty, and will let us in dressed very casually?

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    1. Why not go to one of the great Thai restaurants like Jitlada? The meal will be stellar, the cost will be nominal and they won't care even one wit what your friends are wearing.

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      1. re: Servorg

        jitlada's southern thai menu is so great, ii guess that's where i'd go in shorts. jitlada is a triumph of the internet.

      2. Monte Alban in West LA. Father's Office.

        But I'm with jesstifer - tell them to buy pants.

        1. If you're in the Santa Monica/Venice area, try 3 Square Bakery & Cafe.

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          1. re: brandygirl

            I second the vote for 3 Square Bakery and Cafe - it's totally casual with great food.

          2. I've never felt out of place wearing shorts anywhere. I felt a little self-conscious at Craft with all the Armani, but honestly, there's no dress code anywhere. (And I'd be wary of any place that did have one.)

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            1. re: SauceSupreme

              Indeed. It might be better to ask "What restaurants can I not wear shorts to?"

              I can probably think of a handful, and those are hotel-restaurants.