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Jul 21, 2010 07:32 AM

Chow Worthy Places around Beverly and Alvarado?

Hi I am attending a concert at the Bootleg Theater near Beverly and Alvarado this weekend, and wanted to know of any decent chowish places near that area. I am open to Mexican, Thai, or Korean in that area so please let me know if I am missing something. I would have gone to Chichen Itza on 6th street, but sadly it has closed.

Chichen Itza
2501 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90057

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  1. Hey, fugu'd about it! (g). For the experience of a lifetime (or ending one) you are going to be very close to Dae Bok. See J. Gold's review here:

    Dae Bok Restaurant
    2010 James M Wood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006

    1. Langer's but they do close at 4pm and are closed all day Sunday.

      Langer's Delicatessen
      704 S Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90057

      1. I think the original Tommy's burger stand is right on that corner. At the other end of the cost spectrum you're within easy striking distance of Pacific Dinning Car, Korea Town, and pretty much all of the downtown restaurants.

        5 Replies
        1. re: David Kahn

          OH, and of course, Shibucho on Beverly, closes at 12am (no longer open till the wee wee hours).

          3114 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90057

          1. re: kevin

            What could one expect to pay at Shibucho for a party of 4. Omakase or a-la-carte?

            3114 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90057

            1. re: Schweinhaxen

              Yeah, it is very pricey, Omakase maybe 100 to 125 per person, and a la carte at least about 60 to 75 I would guess. I think it's one of the top three sushi bars in LA, although it is inconsistent, and at that price point, may be if you don't want to take a chance go with the other recommendations.

          2. re: David Kahn

            Original Tommy's is on Beverly and Rampart

            1. re: Neta

              You're right Neta, of course. I always get those two confused.

          3. I was recently reading Jonathan Gold's 99 Things to Eat in LA and these were three in nearby Korea Town. Masan (most adventurous with live octopus), Mandarin House, and Park's BBQ. For Thai, you could head a couple miles up the 101 and try Jitlada in Hollywood.

            Park's BBQ
            955 S. Vermont Ave, Suite G, Los Angeles, CA 90006

            5233 1/2 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

            Masan Restaurant
            2851 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006