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    Marugame Monzo

    Marugame Monzo

    Ranked #18 overall in Los Angeles restaurants
    40 reviews
    Japanese, Ramen
    Popular withFoodiesHipstersFamilies

    This place is known to be THE spot for udon; there's always a guaranteed line as soon as they open doors, so get here early. The most recommended dish is ...

  • 2
    EMC Seafood and Raw Bar

    EMC Seafood and Raw Bar

    Ranked #8 overall in Los Angeles restaurants
    60 reviews
    Seafood, Live & Raw
    Popular withFoodiesNightlifeHipsters

    There's usually a line, but well worth the wait. I'm a huge fan of their seafood tower and the uni pasta - those are must trys! If you're in Irvine ...

  • 3
    COD Seafood & Raw Bar

    COD Seafood & Raw Bar

    Ranked #69 overall in Los Angeles restaurants
    19 reviews
    Seafood
    Popular withFoodiesLuxuryHipsters

    One of the best seafood restaurants in LA. The uni pasta is pure buttery goodness and the bartender Sydney is one of the best in town.

  • 4
    Kang Hodong Baekjeong

    Kang Hodong Baekjeong

    Ranked #29 overall in Los Angeles restaurants
    31 reviews
    ££££
    Korean
    Popular withFoodiesNightlifeHipsters

    Good quality Korean bbq that is not AYCE. The pork neck is delicious and the beef is very tender. The sides are very good as well. Parking may be a ...

  • 5
    Silverlake Ramen

    Silverlake Ramen

    Ranked #71 overall in Los Angeles restaurants
    20 reviews
    Japanese, Ramen
    Popular withFoodiesHipstersFamilies

    Ramen is so hip that it's only fitting that the epicenter of LA hipsterdom has its own namesake noodle joint. Follow the glasses and bearded crowd waiting in the strip ...

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    Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen

    Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen

    Ranked #23 overall in Los Angeles restaurants
    36 reviews
    ££££
    Japanese, Ramen
    Popular withFoodiesHipstersStudents

    One of the best ramen shops in little Tokyo. You can customize the ramen the way you like it - from adding toppings to the oil level and how you ...

  • 7
    Wurstküche Restaurant

    Wurstküche Restaurant

    115 reviews
    ££££
    German, Pubs, Hot Dogs
    Popular withFoodiesHipstersNightlife

    Such good wurst! The best German-style sausage in LA and the only place I can indulge my meaty European cravings. Solid beer selection too and the fries are tasty! Only ...

  • 8
    The Little Easy

    The Little Easy

    Ranked #69 overall in Los Angeles restaurants
    19 reviews
    Southern / Soul, Cajun/Creole, Bar
    Popular withNightlifeFoodiesHipsters

    From what I can remember, this place is AWESOME! On Hallow's evening, after pre-drinking, then drinks at the first bar, drinks and food at the second bar, we slowly danced ...

  • 9
    KazuNori

    KazuNori

    Ranked #38 overall in Los Angeles restaurants
    27 reviews
    Japanese, Sushi
    Popular withFoodiesHipstersNightlife

    Small Japanese restaurant for a relatively quick and delicious meal. Kazunori offers a la carte options, but is better known for the 3, 4, or 5-handroll sets, priced at $10.50, ...

  • 10
    Seoul Sausage

    Seoul Sausage

    Ranked #42 overall in Los Angeles restaurants
    27 reviews
    Korean
    Popular withFoodiesHipstersNightlife

    Judging by the name Seoul Sausage I somehow thought this place would only serve Hot Dogs and sausages. Well how wrong I was. They have a full menu of everything. ...

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