17 Best Restaurants to Try in Downtown Los Angeles – Eater LA

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 one of LA’s most sought-after tasting menus to Cantonese roasted pork hiding inside office buildings, there’s a little bit of everything available right in the thick of DTLA. Here now are 17 compelling places to eat in Downtown Los Angeles.

Note: For restaurants in the Arts District, see the Essential Arts District map; for restaurants in Chinatown, check out the Essential Chinatown map; and for delicious things to eat in Little Tokyo, check out this guide.

Added: Kato, Pizzeria Bianco, Kippered, Sarita’s Pupuseria

Removed: Petite Peso, The Exchange, Sparrow, La Boucherie, Poppy + Rose

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

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