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May 1, 2012 06:21 PM

Best dinner spot for group from work within short walking distance of Graumans Chinese Theater?

About 8 of us, I don't want to go too casual or hole-in-the-wall, and folks have said they only want to park once for dinner and a show. I'm new to the area. Appreciate all advice. No food restrictions (cuisine, etc) that I know of.

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  1. Anyone? This is for tomorrow night.

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    1. re: sasha1

      Well is California Pizza Kitchen in Hollywood Highland too casual? Otherwise Musso & Frank is down the street just a few blocks.

        1. re: Chandavkl

          +1 for Musso & Franks +0 for California Pizza Kitchen

          (and lucky you Thursday night is chicken pot pie night at Musso & Franks)

      1. Public Kitchen & Bar. It's very decent, a bit glam, but casual enough, definitely not a hole-in-the-wall.

        Right across the street from Chinese T.

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        1. re: TonyC

          If you want nice casual, I recommend The Grill on Hollywood, it's in the Highland/Hollywood Entertainment Complex. Great drinks and good food. Definitely not a hole-in-the-wall!!!

          1. re: LesThePress

            Personally, I dont think that location is close to as good as Grill on the Alley and to me the complex is depressing.

            Off Vine

        2. We ended up at 25 degrees. Thanks to everyone who pointed me toward the Roosevelt. I had heard of 25 before, just didn't realize how close it was.

          1. 2014 bump, got a movie @ TCL Chinese theater today. Good eats nearby?

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            1. re: ns1

              Sapps on hollywood on your way maybe. Crispy pork and jalapeƱo, jade noodles. Cheap. Musso and franks walkable. Sweetbreads French onion soup. More.

              1. re: ns1

                Ever been to Littlefork? Any interest?

                It's on the corner of Wilcox and Selma not far from the theater.

                Great happy hour oysters, cocktails, and other food.

                1. re: Novelli

                  lol that was my default choice, I'm trying to branch out!

                  1. re: JAB

                    it's right there and good...but might as well go after the flick and hit up the cool little bowling alley bar upstairs they have for a great old fashioned!