While Los Angeles is a town filled with exquisite dining and exorbitant pricing it is possible to find some terrific food at prices that won’t leave you sleeping on the street.
Good coffee, relaxing room, and sumptuous pastry
2507 Main St. (between Ocean Park & Pico)
Boisterous neighborhood Italian café. Reservations are a must, as is a bottle (or three) of the house red.
31 Washington Blvd. (at Pacific Ave.)
Marina Del Ray
The Local Yolk
Great beachside breakfast eats.
3414 Highland Ave.
Musso & Frank Grill
A bit pricey, but worth it for this tasty tidbit of classic Hollywood.
6667 Hollywood Blvd. (three blocks east of Highland)