Golden Lake Eatery is a family-run Cambodian restaurant with a massive menu that includes everything from fish porridge to beef lok lak, as well as some Chinese specialties, too. Almost everything falls below $12, making it one of the most affordable dinners in the neighborhood.
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Amboy Quality Meats
Amboy Quality Meats is an outstanding burger stand and butcher shop in Chinatown that secretly serves the best fries in Los Angeles.
Blossom’s Chinatown location is a great option for Vietnamese food, serving one of favorite bowls of phở tái (rare steak).
Wax Paper Chinatown
This second outpost of the Wax Paper sandwich spot is in a Chinatown arcade, and it’s just as good as the tiny original in Frogtown.
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Kwong Shop is a potsticker pop-up in Mid-Wilshire with delicious cook-at-home potstickers.
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Majordomo in Chinatown is one of the rare LA restaurants you’ll walk out of genuinely surprised.
Pearl River Deli
Pearl River Deli is known for their Hainan chicken, but don’t be fooled - there’s so much more going on at this to-go window in Chinatown.
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