473 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in Los Angeles.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
Bulgogi Hut is a fun, laid-back ACYE KBBQ restaurant in Ktown that’s perfect for this moment.
Sabores Oaxaqueños is a great Mexican spot in Korea with Oaxacan specialties like tlayudas.
Toranj is a Persian restaurant in Westwood Village and home to an excellent Juicy Chicken kabob.
Farsi Cafe in Westwood is a great spot for a casual lunch and big plates of koobideh.
Shin-Sen-Gumi’s Gardena location has everything from customizable ramen to a brand-new drive-through.
Kyodong Noodle is a Korean-Chinese spot in Arcadia with fantastic jjamppong.
KJ Korean Tofu & BBQ in South Pasadena is a restaurant that is basically impossible not to like.
Jeun Tong Tofu House is a family-run Korean spot in West Covina that makes absolutely terrific soon tofu.
Located in San Gabriel, Yuk Dae Jang is a Korean chain with all the classics. Make sure to order the namesake dish.
Big Boi, a small Sawtelle shop in West LA, covers the entire spectrum of Fiipino food.
Soo Good Lutong Pinoy is a restaurant in Glendale that’s serving excellent classic Filipino dishes.
Bamboo Bistro is an Filipino restaurant in the Valley that serves excellent home-style cooking.