Dune might appear at first to be just another neighborhood falafel joint, but this small shop is bordering on legend status around these parts. Why? Because that falafel is some of the best you’ll get anywhere in LA - and same goes for their hummus and fried chicken shawarma sandwich. The interior of this place is basically just the counter where you order, but their front patio is exactly where you want to be eating your Mediterranean feast.
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Black Elephant Coffee
Black Elephant Coffee is a great spot in Atwater Village for doing a little work. Or pretending like you are.
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Carnival is a solid Lebanese restaurant in Sherman Oaks where the people-watching is the main event.
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The Tam O’Shanter
The Tam O’Shanter is an LA classic and great place to go if you want to eat prime rib and feel like you’re on “Game of Thrones.”
All'acqua has solid, if slightly underwhelming cocktail and salad menus, but they set the course for some absolutely magical entrees. When taken as a whole, it makes for a more than solid meal.
Mizlala West Adams
Mizlala West Adams is a more casual, order-at-the-counter version of the Sherman Oaks location, but with the same excellent Israeli food.
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