423 "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.
Blueys Kitchen in Santa Monica is an all-day cafe that's ideal for a quick, healthy meal (or just a pastry and coffee).
Kazan, the self-proclaimed “Pinnacle of Noodle,” is a tremendous soba spot in Beverly Hills, if you don’t mind paying Beverly Hills prices.
Pearl River Deli is an order-at-the-counter restaurant in Chinatown serving modern takes on Cantonese food.
Hermanito is a casual Mexican cantina on Sawtelle and a great place to post up after work while traffic dies down.
An all-day spot serving coffee, wine and beer, and great cafe food, Paper Or Plastik is a spot on Pico that you need to know about.
Found Oyster is one of the best seafood restaurants in LA. We love this East Hollywood spot so much, we wish we didn’t have to tell you about it.
Koftegi is a Turkish restaurant in Anaheim and one of our favorite spots to eat in the Little Arabia neighborhood.
Thuyen Vien is a Vietnamese restaurant in Anaheim with tremendous vegetarian options.
Hyesung Noodle House in Koreatown is the first U.S. outpost of a Seoul institution where ordering is simple - you get the kalguksu.
Bahay Kubo is an iconic Filipino cafeteria or “turo-turo”-style restaurant in Historic Filipinotown.
Dollar Hits is a Filipino street party in Historic Filipinotown serving $1 skewers.
Marouch is an iconic Armenian/Lebanese restaurant in East Hollywood that does amazing things with mezze.
Apey Kade is a tremendous Sri Lankan restaurant in Tarzana and one of the only of its kind in The Valley
Jones Hollywood is a classic spot that works for pretty much anything, and is the version Hollywood we actually wish existed.
Biriyani Kabob House is a Little Bangladesh spot with one of our favorite dishes in LA: Hyderabadi lamb shank biriyani.