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Feb 15, 2011 09:41 AM

Lunch near the Bonaventure

Are there any good places to get lunch and/or breakfast within walking distance of the Bonaventure? I'm a Westside girl, so Downtown is a bit of a mystery to me.

Much obliged!

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  1. Mendocino Farms (two locations close by) and Starry Kitchen are two great, casual lunch choices within walking distance; for more upscale lunches, there are Chaya and Drago Centro just across the way from the hotel. Also the DASH bus has one or two routes that stop by the hotel and is an inexpensive and easy way to get around to more distant choice in Chinatown and Little Tokyo, among others.

    Mendocino Farms
    300 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA

    Drago Centro
    525 S. Flower St., Suite 120, Los Angeles, CA 90071

    Chaya Downtown
    525 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071

    Mendocino Farms
    444 S Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

    Starry Kitchen
    350 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071

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    1. re: New Trial

      2d Mendocino Farms
      Also, Chaya has a $12 Bento Box (to-go)

      Lemondade has a location across the street from Bonaventure (underneath CNB/Chaya/Drago) that is open from 7:00 am - 2:00 PM
      505 S Flower St (look for the escalators at the corners of Flower/6th or Flower/5th).

      505 S Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

    2. Inside the Bonaventure I like Olive Branch.

      1. Inside the Wilshire Grand is Cardini's which has a good menu, at very affordable prices.
        But also really enjoy Mendo Farms at 444 S. Flower or the one in Cal Plaza up the hill.

        1. Chaya Downtown & Drago Central are both 1 block away, and good bets. Open for lunch Mon-Fri

          Drago Restaurant
          2628 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403

          Chaya Downtown
          525 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071

          1. Thank you, everyone, for the suggestions!