Downtown L.A. has gone through a major revival in recent years. Home to both the iconic Walt Disney Music Hall and the Staples Center, this bustling city center has more to offer than ever before — and that includes great places to eat. Whether you are looking to grab a quick bite on the way to a game or want to impress a date with a picnic, we’ve got you covered. Here are the 7 best takeout spots for dinner in downtown L.A.
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Located inside the iconic Fine Arts Building, 10e combines authentic Armenian cuisine with Mediterranean influences to bring you modern fare with an old world twist. Start off with the baba ganoush (roasted eggplant, garlic, tahini, lemon, and extra virgin olive oil) or house-made hummus served with warm pita, and top it off with a variety of kebabs, vegetables, and seafood all bursting with exotic flavor. The option to order family style makes this an easy option for take-out when hosting family or friends.
Address: 811 W 7th St, Los Angeles, Ca 90017
2. Takoyaki Tanota
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A staple at the 626 Night Market, Takoyaki Tanota is now serving up their infamous Takoyaki balls (a traditional ball-shaped Japanese snack) at a permanent location in Little Tokyo. These crispy on the outside, gooey on the inside balls come in seven different styles including; original, jalapeño, ponzu, wasabi, mentaiko, goma and parmesan truffle.
Address: 350 E. 1st Street, Los Angeles, Ca 90012
3. Bunker Hill Bar
A popular spot for the after-work crowd, Bunker Hill Bar does it’s best to entertain sports fans with almost a dozen T.V.s and just as many sandwich options. Bring the sports bar to your living room on game night with their six different types of wings (buffalo, cajun, garlic jalapeno, bbq, Korean, chipotle honey and sriracha garlic), lobster mac n’ cheese or one of five juicy burgers.
Address: 601 W 5th St #R201, Los Angeles, Ca 90017
4. Far Bar
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Quietly tucked down a fairly narrow brick alley—Far Bar makes an adventure out of any pick-up order. Pair one of their 34 rotating craft beers with a variety of Asian fusion inspired dishes from wasabi fries and teriyaki sliders to duck fried rice and 11 different sushi options for a satisfying dinner at home.
Address: 347 E 1st Street, Los Angeles, Ca 90012
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As part of the same restaurant group behind SUGARFISH and Nozawa Bar—you can be confident the people at KazuNori are experts when it comes to sushi. Known as “The Original Hand Roll Bar,” KazuNori combines fresh fish, specially harvested seaweed, homemade sauces and their signature warm rice to create a one of a kind hand roll experience.
Address: 421 S Main St., Los Angeles, Ca 90013
Brats, beers and Belgian fries—Wurstkuche has made a name for itself as a purveyor of grilled sausages from all corners of the world. With over 19 different sausage options—ranging from the classic brat or veggie wurst to the exotic rattlesnake & rabbit with jalapeno peppers—there is truly something for everyone.
Address: 800 E 3rd Street, Los Angeles, Ca 90013