Downtown Los Angeles offers sensational dining, shopping, and entertainment options around every turn. From the hottest new restaurants to the most popular nightclubs, excitement abounds in this area. Add in renowned art museums and galleries, eclectic shopping options ranging from upscale to vintage, and live music venues and you’ll find there is little missing in Downtown Los Angeles.
Downtown Los Angeles is also where you might run into your favorite celebrities sipping beverages at the local coffee shop or dining at one of the premier restaurants in town. All of these aspects make Downtown Los Angeles a prime spot to live and visit.
You’ll also find plenty of events happening throughout the year that you’ll want to take advantage of, including farmers markets, art exhibits, festivals, and so much more.
Downtown Los Angeles is bordered to the north by the Santa Ana Freeway and their eastern boundary is the Los Angeles River. The area is extended to the south until the Santa Monica Freeway and their western-most border is the Harbor Freeway and Transit Way.
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Originally a roaming taco stand, Tacos 1986 now has a permanent storefront in downtown Los Angeles. This standing-room-only eatery offers sensational Tijuana-style tacos, quesadillas and freshly-made tortillas used in other not-to-be-missed menu items.
Bon Temps is a multi-faceted restaurant offering an eclectic array of menu items, ranging from coffee and pastries in the morning to raw bar offerings, creative cocktails and elevated cuisine in the evening.
Church & State LA offers fine French fare during the dinner dining hours with exceptional entrees, such as boneless roast chicken, whole sea bass, and hanger steak with shallots, to name a few options. And, be sure to top off your meal with a Grand Marnier souffle for dessert.
Situated inside of a former rectory building and exuding style and ambiance all around, Redbird is known for its delectable cuisine and unique menu items. Redbird is open for dinner seven days a week and brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.
Maccheroni Republic is known for its artisan handmade fresh organic pasta and impressive wine list. In addition to indulging in pasta-laden entrees at Maccheroni Republic, be sure to try one or more of the homemade desserts.
Located in Little Tokyo, Sushi Gen is a popular eatery for all of your favorite Japanese culinary dishes. From extensive sushi options to teriyaki menu items, you’ll satisfy your craving for top-notch Asian cuisine at this downtown Los Angeles restaurant.
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