7th Street/Metro Center – Places to Eat

You walk, you ride – you get hungry…

The following is a short list of restaurants, coffee shops and snack bars convenient to the Pershing Square tour route. 

While WalknRideLA doesn’t rate eateries we’ll do our best to provide guidelines on cost; whether they’re open for breakfast (B), lunch (L) or dinner (D) hours; are open on weekends (W); and price ranges and notes.

Price per person:

  • $ – Inexpensive, $10 and under
  • $$ – Moderate, $11 – $20
  • $$$ – More expensive, over $20

The list is by no means exhaustive. Links are provided where available. Restaurants are listed alphabetically beneath their closest numbered tour stop.

2. Engine Company No. 28

  • Engine Company No. 28. Full-service restaurant. 644 S. Figueroa Street. 213-624-6996. B/L/D; W; B$$/L$$/D$$$

7. City National Plaza

  • El Coche. Lower level food court. Mexican fare. 505 S. Flower Street. L/D; W; $ 
  • Famima!! Lower level food court. Convenience store – coffee, sandwiches, snacks. 505 S. Flower Street. 213-623-3236. B/L/D; W; $

11. Pacific Center

  • Cabbage Patch. Sandwiches, salads. 520 W. Sixth Street. 213-489-4489. B/L/D; $$ 
  • Famima!! Convienience store – coffee, sandwiches, snacks. 525 W. Sixth Street. 213-629-5100. B/L/D; W; $
  • Starbucks. Coffee, sandwiches, pastries. 695 S. Figueroa Street. 213-622-5176. B/L/D; W; $  
  • Tommy Pastrami. Sandwiches, salads. 516 W. Sixth Street. B/L/D; Open Saturdays until 5pm, Closed Sundays. $
  • Water Grill. Full-service restaurant; Seafood. 544 S. Grand Avenue. 213-891-0900. L/D; Sat. – Sun. dinner only; $$$

12. Heron Building

  • Arda’ Cafe. Bakery & Deli – Coffee, breakfast, sandwiches, made-to-order salads. 418 W. Sixth Street. 213-689-4438. B/L; W, closed Sundays; $

13. Oviatt Building

  • Cicada Restaurant. Full-service Italian restaurant. 617 S. Olive Street. 213-488-9488. D only; W; Cicada Club (dinner dance) Sunday evenings. $$$ 

15. Robinson’s Department Store

  • Bottega Louie. Full-service restaurant and take out – Italian cuisine. 700 S. Grand Avenue. 213-802-1470. B/L/D; W; B$/L$$/D$$
  • Mas Malo. Full-service restaurant & tequila bar. Mexican fare. 515 W. Seventh Street. 213-985-4332. L/D; W; open for breakfast Sat. & Sun.; $$

Eastern Columbia Building Side Trip

  • D-Town Burger Bar. ’50s-themed burger diner. Hamburgers (beef, chicken, veggie), hot dogs, sodas. 421 W. Eighth Street (next to Hotel Bristol). 213-228-1200; B/L/D; W; $
  • Infusion Cafe. Omelets, Sandwiches, salads, wraps. 808 S. Spring Street. 213-327-2255. B/L/D (weekdays only); W; $-$$
  • L’Angolo Cafe. Full-service restaurant;    101 W. Ninth Street. 213-622-2262. L/D; W, Closed Sundays; L $$, D $$-$$$
  • WoodSpoon. Full-service restaurant; Brazilian fare. 107 W. Ninth Street. 213-629-1765. L/D; W, Closed Sun. & Mon.; $$ 

18. 801 Tower 

  • The Original Pantry. Diner. 877 S. Figueroa Street. 213-972-9279. B/L/D; W; B/$, L/D$$. Cash only.
  • Ralphs Market. Grocery store with fresh buffet. 645 W. Ninth Street. 213-452-0840. B/L/D; W; $-$$

19. 818 Building

  • Wokcano. Asian fare. 800 W. Seventh Street. 213-623-2288. L/D; W; $$ 

 20. Fine Arts Building

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