It’s no secret that Los Angeles loves a deal. Thankfully the city is already filled with inexpensive places to eat extremely well, but that doesn’t stop thousands of hungry, eager eaters from also packing places during LA’s twice-annual dineLA. This year’s winter crop is as strong as ever, with cheaper-than-usual dinner deals spanning place from Craft to Lawry’s to Ma’am Sir in Silver Lake. The winter edition of 2019’s dineLA runs from January 11 to January 25.Read More
The 15 Best dineLA Dinner Deals, Winter 2019
It’s a good time to make reservations now for prime table times
Santa Monica’s colorful Tallula’s does dineLA dinner right with a $29 dinner that includes greens, ceviche, tacos, and churros for dessert.
2. Native Santa Monica
Nyesha Arrington’s Native is hosting a $49 dineLA special with options like potato chestnut soup, chicken schnitzel, and dessert.
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3. Belcampo Restaurant and Butcher Shop
Santa Monica’s remodeled Belcampo has become a great, open place for groups to gather over meat and some of the city’s best cocktails. N, expect a burger or steak frites main course for just $29.
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Craft remains a staple restaurant for the upscale set that dines in Century City. Now they’re expanding the roster to bring in lots of other folks with a $49 dinner option that includes Petrale sole, quail from Texas, and of course dessert.
5. Fishing With Dynamite
Seafood reigns supreme at the South Bay’s Fishing With Dynamite. For $49, dineLA eaters can snag a mini raw bar platter, shrimp po boy, and more.
6. Ms Chi Cafe
Culver City’s newest entrant, Ms. Chi Cafe, lines up a $29 dinner deal with room for wontons in chili oil, ribs, and more.
7. Fogo De Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
There are always killer dineLA deals to be had at Fogo de Chao, the chain Brazilian steakhouse spot with an all-you-can-eat mentality.
8. Lawry's The Prime Rib
So much of what makes Lawry’s special is the ambiance, filled with kind waitstaff spinning salads and an old-school appeal. It helps that the prime rib remains a staple after all these years.
LA staple Jar is opening up for dineLA’ers with a $59 dinner play that offers the restaurant’s signature pot roast as well as family-style sides.
10. Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill at the Grove
Blue Ribbon may be one of the best dining options at the always-busy Grove. This year for dinner the restaurant is doing a $39 offering with classics like wings and sushi combination platters.
11. The Hungry Cat
Hollywood legend the Hungry Cat is doing plenty of seafood-focused choice across three courses, including pan-roasted scallops and a half-order of freshly shucked oysters.
12. Ma'am Sir
Silver Lake’s hit Filipino restaurant Ma’am Sir scores with its own $39 dinner menu, filled with options like a longganisa burger and crispy pork lechon.
Downtown Japanese star Shibumi joins the mix with a $59 option that includes smoked salmon, onigiri, and a bunch of other specialities.
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Rossoblu is back and stronger than ever following an unfortunate kitchen fire earlier this year. Now Steve Samson’s team is jumping onto the dineLA bandwagon with a $49 dinner that works through pastas, meats, and dessert.
15. Orsa & Winston
Orsa & Winston remains one of LA’s most important restaurants. The Josef Centeno restaurant continues to turn out fantastic fare from its tiny Downtown space, and the $29 dinner menu is an absolute steal.