Mission Cantina is one of most overlooked casual dinner spots in Hollywood. The tiny Mexican spot on Sunset doesn’t look like much from the outside, but they serve solid food at affordable prices in a mellow environment you actually want to hang out in. Also, Tuesdays are $1 taco night.
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Pink’s Hot Dogs
Every city has a Pink’s - a tourist-mobbed “classic” that’s actually not very good. Let’s discuss.
Caffe Etc in Hollywood is one of the most overlooked grab-and-go coffee options in the city, but it’s Caffe Etc.’s food that keeps us coming back.
Tartine Sycamore is the latest installment of the Bay Area bakery’s LA takeover - and a fantastic lunch spot in Hollywood.
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23rd Street Cafe
23rd Street Cafe is a bare-bones spot serving Mexican-Indian fusion food that is a proven cure for most emotional and physical ailments.
Onda is an upscale Mexican restaurant in Santa Monica from the chefs at Sqirl and Contramar that fails to live up to the hype - or its pedigree.
Casita del Campo
Casita Del Campo is a Mexican restaurant in Silver Lake and a gay nightlife institution.
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Cactus Mexican Food
Cactus isn't the best Mexican food in LA, but at 2am on a Saturday, it certainly does the trick.
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