Restaurants and bars to check out first in the Arts District Downtown.
Brant Cox & Kat HongMarch 11, 2019
Arts DistrictDowntown LA
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Brett KeatingNovember 26, 2018
Atwater VillageArts District
Converted bungalows, sun-drenched rooftops, former “Rush Hour” set pieces, and more.
Kat HongApril 23, 2021
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Brant CoxAugust 23, 2016
The Let's Go! Disco is a 1970s-themed Italian disco in the Arts District that's one of the most fun places to dance in LA.
Brant CoxDecember 23, 2022
Yunomi is a modern hand roll bar in the Arts District with decent sushi and an efficient takeout situation.
Brant CoxDecember 22, 2022
715 Sushi is an excellent, but very expensive omakase bar in the Arts District.
Brant CoxNovember 14, 2022
Rykn Cafe is a low-key coffee shop and wine bar inside of the same Arts District hotel at Kodō.
Nikko DurenSeptember 29, 2022
Bike Shed Moto Co. is a massive, all-day cafe in the Arts District and a great spot to get some work done.
Brant CoxAugust 31, 2022
Truly LA in the Arts District is a brand-sponsored bar dedicated to Truly Hard Seltzer.
Garrett SnyderAugust 23, 2022
Yangban Society is a Korean American deli in the Arts District that also happens to be a great neighborhood hangout spot.
Brant CoxApril 15, 2022
Flying Embers is a brewery/taproom in the Arts District with a big ol' barn and batches of botanical brews.
Kat HongFebruary 1, 2022
Have a big group of drunk friends? Take them for sausage at Wurstküche.
Brant CoxJanuary 14, 2022
The specialty at this Tokyo-based ramen chain is yuzu shio—a light, acidic broth that’s unlike any version that’s ever made its way to LA.
Guerrilla Tacos used to be a popular taco truck, and now it’s a great Mexican restaurant in the Arts District.
Jess Basser SandersJanuary 14, 2022
Cha Cha Chá is a rooftop Mexican restaurant in the Arts District with good food, strong cocktails, and amazing views.
The Arts District's newest restaurant is a visual stunner. And that's it.
Written byBrant Cox
Eating at Rappahannock Oyster Bar feels like a vacation away from LA.
For drinks and small plates in the Arts District, Simone is a good choice.
Written byJess Basser Sanders
Firehouse is a hotel restaurant in the Arts District with an excellent patio and food that won’t surprise anyone.
Bon Temps is an upscale French restaurant in the Arts District with tremendous food that validates the high price point.
Damian is a big, shiny restaurant in the Arts District that serves excellent Mexican food with an ambiance we wish was sold by the bottle.
Kat HongJanuary 14, 2022
E.R.B. is sort of a restaurant and sort of a bar - and all things wonderful.
Caboco is a fun Brazilian restaurant in the Arts District with food that, unfortunately, underwhelms.
Brant CoxOctober 4, 2021