We've already found the best dineLA dinner deals, but the spectacular menus also extend to the lunchtime crowd, with relatively affordably priced meals designed for the leisurely lunching set. With everything from $25 seafood feasts to crazy $15 all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue extravaganzas, here's everywhere you should be eating Monday, July 18 through Sunday, July 31.Read More
The Best dineLA Lunch Deals, Summer 2016
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Suzanne Goin's two course lunch begins with a selection of cheese and charcuterie or her popular Spanish fried chicken. The main entrees here include a vegetarian spread of roasted vegetables and spreads, albacore salad, or roasted turkey foccacia. Dessert is a supplemental $6, but you're going to want to add the bittersweet chocolate torta.
2. Connie and Ted's Seafood
Michael Cimarusti's seafood heaven is giving diners three courses with a non-alcoholic beverage selection, all for $25. Start off with a few oysters, dive into the restaurant's signature Hook burger, and conclude with a classic whoopie pie.
3. Farsi Cafe
For only $15, indulge in a Middle Eastern spread that starts off with things like hummus or sharzi salad and culminates in a selection of kebabs and rice. You know you want the supplemental $4 baklava.
4. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Only the L.A. Live outpost of Fleming's offers a lunch deal. But with an offering of soup or salad, filet mignon or Scottish salmon, creamed spinach or Fleming's potatoes, and cheesecake or flourless chocolate cake all for $20, it might just be the best deal out there.
Culver City's favorite new Korean barbecue restaurant Hanjip is going all you can eat with its insane $15 deal. Dive into an unlimited supply of brisket, bulgogi, pork belly, and marinated pork belly. Just be prepared to bring on the meat sweats.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Go Greek with a $20 meal that begins with eggplant tahini or grilled octopus salad and ends with lamb meatballs, chicken avgolemono, or salmon pie.
Josef Centeno is offering diners a selection of American classics for his $20 dineLA lunch menu. Select ginger chicken salad or thick cut BLT as an entree, then conclude with a sweet treat of strawberry shortcake or a brownie.
This longtime West Hollywood staple is giving diners a market-driven lunch menu that starts with things like corn soup with crème fraîche or grilled summer vegetable salad with harissa, and concludes with ricotta gnocchi or slow roasted wild salmon. It's one of the more upscale options, which means the $25 is a real steal.
9. Malbec Argentinean Cuisine - Pasadena
Carnivores will find a happy home at Argentinian restaurant Malbec. Lunch here starts with minestrone soup or grilled eggplant and culminates in prime strip loin with chimichurri for $20. Add on something sweet for $5.
Fresh of a glowing LA Weekly review, Southern Spanish-influenced Moruno is offering a stellar $15 steal. First course selections include the insanely delicious mejadra with basmati rice and lentils, tortilla Espanola, and Albacore tuna conserva. For the entree, there's a choice of lamb or chicken morunos, either on its own or as a sub. This is a lunch you don't want to miss.
11. One Pico
A $25 leisurely lunch at Shutters on The Beach's restaurant One Pico commences with options like watermelon salad or hamachi sashimi that is followed by clam tagliatelle or steak frites, all served with a side of ocean views.
12. Otus Thai Kitchen & Coffee
Los Angeles, CA 90046
This sleek Hollywood coffee shop even includes an espresso drink, Thai tea, or Thai coffee in it's $15 lunch. Start off with spring rolls and conclude with pad thai or garlic chicken wings, and you'll soon understand why it has become a blogger favorite.
13. Pok Pok LA
Andy Ricker’s $20, three course lunch is a steal that shouldn’t be missed. Start with a “drinking food” option of grilled corn on the cob or fried cashews, move on to a “one plate meal” of fried chicken leg or khao soi, and conclude with mango and sticky rice or coconut-jackfruit ice cream.
Enjoy a decadent meal that begins with options like Maine scallop aguachile or sweet corn soup and moves to duck confit or Basque cod for $25, all enjoyed in the gorgeous confines of the Redbird’s airy dining room.
South Bay denizens should rejoice in Sausal’s $20 menu with starters like ceviche mixto with habanero salsa and blistered summer veggies. Mains include smoked pork tamale pie and a barbaco taco plate that is probably worth the drive for those outside El Segundo.
16. Vincenti Ristorante
The Westside has no lack of upscale Italian restaurants like Vincenti, where your $25 power lunch begins with an antipasti selection with options like crispy softshell crab or a mixed salumi plate, and moves to entrees of Manila clam taglioni or pork filet. This menu is only offered on Fridays, so be sure to plan ahead.
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