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Sep 16, 2009 04:15 PM

Inexpensive in Mid-City/Miracle Mile

Hi all,

Looking for inexpensive places to eat dinner within a 3 mile radius of La Brea and Wilshire, preferably somewhere that serves inexpensive alcohol as well. Any type of cuisine is fine.


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  1. I don't know how inexpensive you are looking for but Luna Park Has a blue plate special (for food and drinks) going on Sun-Thursday nights.

    1. depending on what time dinner is the Farmer's Market on 3rd & Fairfax has all types of food and a couple of bars.
      There's also Sake House on La Brea

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      1. re: bad nono

        I second Sake House, awesome underrated little joint with a fun atmosphere.

        Sake House Miro
        809 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

      2. Umami Burger. No alcohol but I've heard BYOB is okay.

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        1. re: Bob Brooks

          Just had dinner had Umami tonight and I second the recommendation. That Port & Stilton burger is a thing of beauty, and the onion rings are heavenly.

          1. re: Bob Brooks

            Second. I had their Pork Belly burger recently, and every time I eat a burger there, I am just overwhelmed with how good it is. This is better than their Triple pork burger. I wish they'd bring back the Mid-Eastern burger though.

            1. re: mdpilam

              Hey, I asked about the Lamb burger when I was there, and I was told they still do it but as a special.

          2. Also, don't know if you're cool with taco trucks, but my favorite: El Chato parks on La Brea and Olympic (should be there after 8pm, but lately I've noticed them not getting going til 9pm). Very cheap and delicious eats though.

            1. I recommend Larchmont. There's a few options like Cafe du Village,Bottega and Girasole. They are all byo, no corking fee.