Dine LA Restaurant Week is Back!

DineLA Restaurant Week is back! This two-week event showcases Los Angeles dining with well-priced lunch and dinner menus served daily at hundreds of LA restaurants.

Try some new restaurants or return to old favorites, with meals priced from as little as $15 to $65 plus. The current edition of dineLA starts on  Friday, July 12 and continues through Friday, July 26. See below for a few of our dineLA recommendations.

A 2023 Michelin Guide recommendation, DTLA’s outpost of renowned chef Stephanie Izard’s famous Chicago restaurant Girl & the Goat is offering three-course dinners for $65 per person. Options include king salmon poke, tadka crunch chicken, and brownie sundae topped with caramel cream and maca straciatella. See Girl & the Goat’s entire Dine LA menu and make a reservation here.

A Thai fixture in LA for 48 years, woman-owned eatery Chao Krung is renowned for serving excellent dishes made with recipes that their grandmother cooked for the King of Thailand. For Dine LA, Chao Krung is serving a four-course dinner that includes Larb Salmon with Salmon Roe, Pad Thai with Grilled Prawns, Massaman Short Ribs, and deep-fried coconut and banana rolls for dessert. You can find more info here.  

An unorthodox Italian restaurant that was awarded the prestigious 2-fork award by Italy’s Gambero Rosso, Da Barbara is the first LA eatery from Chef Barbara Pollastrini, who hails from Rome. It’s tucked away inside a two-story Hollywood apartment Chef Barbara converted into a restaurant. There, she alone concocts her culinary creations in a small kitchen in front of her guests. For her Dine LA debut, Chef Barbara is offering a three-course lunch for $35 (a seasonal starter based on her farmers market finds, followed by Tagliolini al Pomodo & Basil or Tagliolini with Zucchini, Basil, and House-Cured Giancale, then Coffee Semifreddo). Dinner is Tuna Tartare or Fried King Oyster Mushroom, your choice of two decadent pasta dishes, and Fresh Strawberry Semifreddo for $45. Find more info here

An LA sushi stalwart, Sushi Roku’s locations in Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, and Pasadena are all featuring a Deluxe Sushi Plate (tuna, yellowtail, salmon, shrimp, albacore, scallop, sea bream, toro jalapeno cut roll, and your choice of baked crab or spicy tuna cut roll), plus a glass of wine or sake, for $55 at lunch or dinner. You can find more info here.

An iconic hotspot, BOA Steakhouse is offering both lunch and dinner options during Dine LA. Lunch, offered at the Manhattan Beach location only, is $35 per person. Start with Caesar salad, Salmon Tartare Cones, or Wagyu Meatballs. For the main course, choose from Ahi Tuna Salad, Wagyu Philly Cheesesteak, or Fried chicken Sandwich on Toasted Brioche. Dinner at all BOA locations (West Hollywood, Santa Monica, and Manhattan Beach) is $70 per person. Choose from the same lunch appetizers. Entree options include Skuna Bay Salmon with cannelli bean hummus, tahini and grilled lemon; Creekstone Farms Petite Filet Mignon ,or Truffled Rosie’s Farm Chicken with caramelized cipollini onions and roast chicken jus, plus sides (creamed or sautèed spinach or mac n cheese). Dessert is Mascarpone Cheesecake or Smore’s. More info

Burbank’s fast-casual sushi spot Yakumi offers both lunch and dinner during Dine LA. Priced at $35, the meal features the Yakumi Plus Box (9 pieces of sushi, edamame, 2 classic rolls, and salad) along with a mango lychee cocktail! More info

Try Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard’s Peruvian-inspired cuisine at Cabra Restaurant and Bar, perched atop the roof of The Hoxton in DTLA, during Dine LA. Brunch, $35 per person, will include avocado dip with plantain chips, mango, pineapple & berry salad, or tuna & tots. Additional bites include chicken thigh skewers or chorizo skewers. Mains include choices like a wood-fired skirt steak & eggs with saltado sauce and a sunny egg. Cabra’s dinner menu at $55 per person includes 6 sharable dishes, from starters to mains to desert. Options include bass ceviche, salmon ceviche, chili butter-basted bass, sticky toffee pudding and more. Find more info here.

Perched above the Sunset Strip, Katana Robata offers imaginative Japanese cuisine in a cool setting. For Dine LA, visit Katana Robata for dinner at $75 pp. The four-course tasting menu includes choices such as yellowtail sashimi starter; seabass, chicken, or ribeye robata; white lotus roll or mix or sushi; and dessert. Find more info here.

Located on Sawtelle, Tuk Tuk Thai is the neighborhood’s first Thai restaurant. With the same owners as beloved Thai eatery Chao Krung on Fairfax, Tuk Tuk Thai is also destination worthy. During Dine LA, a three-course lunch (starter, main, and dessert or Thai tea) will be just $25, with options including Pad Zee Ew with Pork Belly, Shrimp Balls, and Tapioca Pudding with taro and young coconut. Find more info here

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Morton’s the Steakhouse in Woodland Hills, DTLA, Burbank

Cafe Gratitude on Larchmont and Venice

Fogo de Chao

Connie & Ted’s

Sausal, El Segundo

Teleferic Barcelona, Westwood

LASUNG House, Koreatown

Capri at Eataly

Castaway, Burbank

Karin E. Baker

About Karin E. Baker

Karin E. Baker is a native Angeleno who loves the eateries, history, nature, architecture, and art of her hometown. When not exploring poke shacks in Kona, tascas in Córdoba, and konditoris in Malmö, she writes about food, culture, lifestyle and travel. She obsesses over comma usage and classic films and is always happy to find an excuse to open a bottle of champagne.
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