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Nov 24, 2011 03:18 PM

Veggie-friendly restaurants open Thanksgiving?

Our original plans fell through, and we're looking for a veggie-friendly restaurant open today, Thanksgiving, that might have a table. We are 2 omnivores, one veggie-but-eats-fish, and one vegetarian. We were thinking Chinese, Thai, or Italian, but are open to other cuisines. Relatively inexpensive or moderate prices would be good.

In terms of location, somewhere between West LA, downtown, and Burbank would be good ('cause that's where we're located). In other words, the San Gabriel Valley is rather far from all of us.

Do people know whether there are any good and reasonable Chinese or Thai places that might be open near Hollywood, Los Feliz, Koreatown, West LA, or up towards Burbank?


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    1. re: wienermobile

      Thanks for the link! The restaurants look great but are a bit pricey for us.

      One weird thing: Judging by Open Table, lots of places appear to be open today, but when you call them, they don't answer their phones...

      Happy Thanksgiving to you as well!

      1. re: emmy

        We ended up going back to our original plan, which was to go to Dillon's in Hollywood -- it's a sports bar that also serves food. (A person in our party who couldn't attend had been going to watch football there.)

        The advantage of Dillon's was that it was open on Thanksgiving, required no reservations, and had a variety of food. Though my shrimp pasta was tasty, I thought that it was overpriced and the portion was small. (I wish I'd gotten their Thanksgiving meal -- a little more expensive at $20, but might not have left me hungry.) Another in our party was satisfied with the tuna tartare. The place was busy and noisy from the football game, and the service slow but friendly.

        On the way to Dillon's, I saw several restaurants in Thai town on Hollywood Blvd. that were open and busy. I really wish we'd been able to check those out.

        1. re: emmy

          If you're in the same situation next year, try Cafe Verona (201 S. La Brea). It's my Thanksgiving standby when I'm in town for the holiday.