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# 3 nights at Sunset Plaza

wilmadog Sep 20, 2008 08:31 PM

My partner and I are staying for 3 nights at the Sunset Plaza (next to Sunset Tower) Any recommendations for some places for lunch and dinner would be appreciated. Within a reasonable (15 minute) walk would be great. We're more interested in good food rather than a trendy spot.


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    cls RE: wilmadog Sep 20, 2008 08:56 PM

    Jinpachi on Santa Monica for sushi. Great lunch and dinner.

    8711 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

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      troublemaker RE: cls Oct 16, 2008 01:18 AM

      Definitely get desert here if you go, as their desert chef (and coincidentally the owner's wife) is AMAZING. She apparently worked at Spaggo for sometime, and a few other places which escape my memory for the moment.

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      1. yinyangdi RE: wilmadog Sep 22, 2008 03:58 PM

        I've eaten at Yatai several times; everything is delish.
        Nice patio area, too.

        Yatai Izakaya
        8535 Sunset Blvd
        1/2 blk west of La Cienega
        Closed: Sun
        Lunch: M-F 12-3PM
        Dinner: M-Thur 6-11PM
        Dinner: Fri-Sat 6-11:30PM

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          jackattack RE: wilmadog Sep 22, 2008 05:47 PM

          Marix Tex Mex

          1. Emme RE: wilmadog Sep 23, 2008 12:04 AM

            You're right near Il Sole, which isn't too trendy, but is a nice place.

            Yes it's trendy, but you're near good sushi at Katana.

            Mirabelle is on Sunset too.

            You might also consider taking a cab down to La Cienaga, where there's a plethora of good eats. :)

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              Dave and Stuff RE: wilmadog Sep 23, 2008 10:35 AM

              Wilma: yinyangdi has the right idea...Yatai is within walking distance (a short walk, in fact), and is excellent food and service.

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                Juji RE: wilmadog Sep 23, 2008 11:57 AM

                While it may be considered trendy because it turns into a club at 10:00, I had a very good dinner at One Sunset last night. I really enjoyed the turkey meatballs, shrimp and lobster quesadilla, and the beef tenderloin with crab on potato cakes with bernaise.

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                  wilmadog RE: wilmadog Oct 7, 2008 06:53 PM

                  Thanks to everyone for their recommendations. We had no shortage of great choices for dinner. We enjoyed Vivoli at Sunset and Laurel so much that we went twice. Awesome tuna carpaccio and excellent gnocchi.

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                    HollywoodLocal RE: wilmadog Oct 16, 2008 03:25 AM

                    Have to disagree on Yatai. Vivoli however is one of my Sunset staples, glad you got to experience it!

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