Deco by Metro – 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 Deco by Metro 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.

1. Title Guarantee Building Lofts

  • SaiSai. PanAsian restaurant, sushi bar. 501 S. Olive Street (within the Millennisum Biltmore Hotel). 213-624-1100. L/D; D Saturdays only. $$
  • Subway. Sub sandwiches. 458 S. Hill Street. 213-629-1304. B/L/D; W; $  
  • Smeraldi’s. Full-service Italian, Continental restaurant. 506 S. Grand Avenue (within the Millennium Biltmore Hotel). 213-612-1562. B/L/D; W; B$$/L$$, D$$$
  • Rendezvous Court. Café, salads, pastries; Afternoon Tea. 506 S. Grand Avenue (within the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. 213-612-1562 ; B/L/D; W; $$; (Contact Smeraldi’s for afternoon Tea reservations – Wed-Sun $$$) 

3. Los Angeles Central Library

  • Cafe Pinot. Full-service restaurant. Contemporary Californian fare. 700 W. Fifth Street.  213-239-6500. L/D; Weekends – dinner only; L$$, D$$$
  • Panda Express. Chinese cafeteria. 630 W. Fifth Street. 213-688-8783. L/D (closes at 5 or 6 pm); W (open Saturday only); $$

17. Oviatt Building

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

Eastern Columbia 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.; $$


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