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The Best dineLA Lunch Deals, Summer 2016

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| Wonho Frank Lee

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.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. A.O.C.

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8700 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 653-6359
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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

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8171 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 848-2722
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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

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1916 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 475-4500
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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

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800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles
CA, 90015
(213) 745-9911
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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.

5. Hanjip

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3829 Main St
Culver City, CA 90232
(323) 720-8804
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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.

6. Inotheke

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606 Broadway
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 458-3366

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.

7. Ledlow

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400 S Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 687-7015
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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.

8. Lucques

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8474 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 655-6277
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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

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1001 E Green St
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 683-0550
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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.

10. Moruno

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6333 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 372-1251
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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

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1 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 587-1717
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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

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La Brea Ave.
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

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978 N Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 613-1831
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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.

14. Redbird

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114 E 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 788-1191
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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.

15. Sausal

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219 Main St
El Segundo, CA 90245
(310) 322-2721
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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

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11930 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 207-0127
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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.

1. A.O.C.

8700 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

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.

8700 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

2. Connie and Ted's Seafood

8171 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046

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.

8171 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046

3. Farsi Cafe

1916 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

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.

1916 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025

4. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90015

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.

800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles
CA, 90015

5. Hanjip

3829 Main St, Culver City, CA 90232

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.

3829 Main St
Culver City, CA 90232

6. Inotheke

606 Broadway, 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.

606 Broadway
Santa Monica, CA 90401

7. Ledlow

400 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

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.

400 S Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

8. Lucques

8474 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90069

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.

8474 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90069

9. Malbec Argentinean Cuisine - Pasadena

1001 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106

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.

1001 E Green St
Pasadena, CA 91106

10. Moruno

6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90036

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.

6333 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90036

11. One Pico

1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

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.

1 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405

12. Otus Thai Kitchen & Coffee

La Brea Ave., 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.

La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046

13. Pok Pok LA

978 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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.

978 N Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90012

14. Redbird

114 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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.

114 E 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

15. Sausal

219 Main St, El Segundo, CA 90245

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.

219 Main St
El Segundo, CA 90245

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16. Vincenti Ristorante

11930 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

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.

11930 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049

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