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Oct 30, 2011 11:37 AM

Downtown LA restaurants...for Sunday evening (tonight). Help!

I'm looking for a special favorite resto -- Church and State has gone downhill in my mind and too pricey, but I love that kind of atmosphere. Any suggestions? THANK YOU!!!!!!!!

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  1. Water Grill and Cicada are both open Sunday night, and are both very good.

    Water Grill
    544 South Grand, Los Angeles, CA 90071

    2 Replies
    1. re: ipsedixit

      If the OP thinks Church & State is too pricey, Cicada Restaurant and Water Grill are definitely heading the wrong direction price-wise.

      Bottega Louie has the same atmosphere, maybe the Lazy Ox Canteen.

      If you are willing to venture a bit out of downtown you might look at Silverlake with The Kitchen, Local or Blair's Restaurant or Echo Park with Allston Yacht Club, The Park Restaurant and Masa of Echo Park.

      Masa of Echo Park
      1800 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

      Allston Yacht Club
      1320 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026

      Bottega Louie
      700 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90017

      Lazy Ox Canteen
      241 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

      1. re: scottca075

        Awww, thank you so much. I really appreciate the tips.

        I think I felt C&S didn't merit the price because it was rather mediocre in my mind...

        You have great suggestions...thanks again.

    2. Chaya Downtown.

      They have a Sunday Night special: $25 prix fixe, and 1/2 price bottles of wine. Here's a link to tonight's deal.

      If the link doesn't work, here's the breakdown:
      - 1st -
      Smoked Salmon Blini
      bellweather farms crème fraiche

      - 2nd -
      Oregon Pumpkin Puree Soup

      - 3rd-
      Kobe Beef Meat Loaf
      porcini mushroom duxelles/ brussel sprouts

      - 4th-
      Coleman's Kabocha Cupcake
      tahitian vanilla ice cream

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

      1. Aburiya Toranoko or Lazy Ox Canteen... They're sister restaurants, next door to each other.

        Lazy Ox Canteen
        241 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

        Aburiya Toranoko
        243 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, CA 90012