There’s plenty to eat in the heart of Downtown, Los Angeles’s official city center that spans from Bunker Hill to South Park to the Historic Core and beyond. From amazing handmade pies to Cantonese roasted pork, there’s a little bit of everything available right in the thick of DTLA. Here now are 13 superb restaurants in Downtown Los Angeles.
For restaurants in the Arts District, see the Essential Arts District map. And for restaurants in Chinatown, check out this roundup of the best dishes in the neighborhood and the Essential Chinatown map. And for delicious things to eat in Little Tokyo, check out this guide.
Removed: Redbird, Hayato, Pikuniko, Shibumi, Q Sushi, Tacos 1986, Comfort LA, Broken Mouth (temporarily closed)
Added: Holy Basil, Otium (reopened), Hatch Yakitori, Orsa & Winston (reopened)
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