Already scoped out all the best dineLA lunch deals and made those hard-to-nab reservations? dineLA also has some solid dinner menus that are being offered from Friday, January 12 to Friday, January 26. With everything from all-you-can-eat Brazilian barbecue in the Valley to contemporary Filipino fare in Chinatown, here are the 15 best dineLA dinner menus, presented from west to east.Read More
The 15 Best dineLA Dinner Deals, Winter 2018
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Valley denizens can satisfy meaty cravings at Tarzana churrascaria Kravings. Beyond the endless supply of meat and salad bar options, this deal also includes house wine and a dessert.
2. Charcoal Venice
What is likely the most affordable way to get the full Josiah Citrin experience, Charcoal’s $49 dineLA special features a staggering number of dishes, with a starter of the much-hyped cabbage baked in embers, two appetizers, a salad, hangar steak and Jidori chicken duo, vegetable side, and dessert all included.
3. The Bellwether
Those looking to try a little bit of everything will find a happy home at The Bellwether, where $29 buys a choice of three items with options like tempura cauliflower, braised lamb with almond couscous, grilled skirt steak with blistered shishito, and Jameson bread pudding.
4. Maple Block Meat Co.
There’s always a barbecue feast at Maple Block, and it’s even better during dineLA, where diners can feast on what some consider to be LA’s best brisket alongside pork spare ribs, two classic sides, and smoked chocolate chip cookie pie for $29. Don’t forget to add draft Shiner Bock for four bucks.
A perennial addition to underrated restaurant lists, upscale Studio City gem Firefly is giving its three-course, $49 prix fixe extra bang-for-your-buck with the addition of a glass of house sparkling rosé.
6. Cal Mare
Los Angeles, CA 90048
The Beverly Center’s newly debuted restaurant Cal Mare is making a splash with its dineLA menu. The $49 deal features a staggering four-course menu with such fantastic options as calamari alla diavola, cauliflower with sea urchin and guanciale, catch of the day, and a gelato and cannoli duo.
7. E.P. & L.P.
West Hollywood hot spot EP & LP is hawking an affordable $29 three-course meal in its hip surrounds. Order the sticky spare ribs; twice-cooked short ribs; and roasted white chocolate, peanut, and strawberry jelly dessert for a contemporary Southeast Asian meal before hitting the town.
8. Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
Got a thing for meat sweats? Fogo de Chao offers the most straightforward steal, with its full churrasco experience running for only $49 instead of $62.95 with mention of restaurant week. The deal is available at both Beverly Hills and Downtown locations.
Longstanding Beverly Boulevard restaurant Jar is serving up all of its hits for $49. That includes the gem Caesar, pot roast, family-style sides, and the banana cream pie, which is a steal.
10. Cosa Buona
Everyone will leave happy when Zach Pollack’s pickled vegetables with salami, chicken wings, exceptional sausage pizza, and cookies and cream semifreddo pie sets them back only $29.
With a generous four-course menu with a choice of sake or beer for $39, it’s high time to revisit modern Japanese izakaya Tsubaki. Menu highlights include ocean trout crudo with salmon roe, pork shumai, kare soba, and nutty green tea soft serve.
There’s no better time to try brothers Chad and Chase Valencia’s Filipino masterpiece than during dineLA, where an approachable $29 menu could include everything from OG pancit with calamansi butter to crispy duck arroz caldo to condensed milk ice cream.
13. Chang'an Restaurant
Although there aren’t many dineLA options in the SGV, at least the one at Chang’an is pretty exceptional. That’s thanks to a $39 steal that includes five dishes from a selection of some of the restaurant most popular items. Think tenderloin cubes, stir-fried scallops with asparagus, and grilled squid with house spicy sauce.
14. Dal Rae Restaurant
Old school steakhouse vibes are strong at Dal Rae, but during dineLA dinner doesn’t have to set one back a significant portion of a paycheck. Luckily the restaurant is promoting a classic three-course menu that includes iceberg wedge salad, the restaurant’s signature pepper filet mignon, and New York cheesecake priced at $49.
15. Twohey's Tavern
Alhambra mainstay Twohey’s recently made a shiny expansion to Pasadena, and with a $39 three-course prix fixe, its about time to check out the contemporary take of a throwback dining experience with entree selections like fried chicken and Montreal smoked brisket.