479 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in Los Angeles.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
Pura Vita is a fantastic, all-vegan Italian restaurant in the heart of West Hollywood.
Seongbukdong is a casual restaurant in Koreatown serving one of our favorite bibimbaps in town.
We love Yu Chun in Koreatown for their fantastic naengmyeon noodles and traditional bibimbap.
Hangari Bajirak Kalguksoo is a Ktown restaurant that specializes in knife-cut noodles an excellent bibimbap.
U Street Pizza in Pasadena serves crackly-crusted, New York-ish-style pies along with delicious soft serve.
Menya Tigre on Sawtelle serves some of the only curry ramen you’ll find in LA - and it’s incredible.
Bulgogi Hut is a fun, laid-back ACYE KBBQ restaurant in Ktown that’s perfect for this moment.
Sabores Oaxaqueños is a great Mexican spot in Korea with Oaxacan specialties like tlayudas.
Toranj is a Persian restaurant in Westwood Village and home to an excellent Juicy Chicken kabob.
Farsi Cafe in Westwood is a great spot for a casual lunch and big plates of koobideh.
Shin-Sen-Gumi’s Gardena location has everything from customizable ramen to a brand-new drive-through.
Kyodong Noodle is a Korean-Chinese spot in Arcadia with fantastic jjamppong.