The Clutch is a grungy-beachy Venice restaurant serving Cali-Mex cuisine (a.k.a. they do Mexican food but also mac and cheese). The food here is very good, and some days they also have live music. The small-ish space gets crowded during their happy hours, but they do take reservations.
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Both neighborhood hangout and special occasion spot, Charcoal is sometimes a bit confusing, but not when it comes to their very tasty food.
The Venice staple has been turned into an all-day play pen for Venice locals. And we’re pretty into it.
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Los Originales Tacos Arabe de Puebla is a taco truck in East LA serving food unlike anything else in the city.
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TLT’s brick and mortar location in Westwood is a popular Mexican spot that serves great food to mostly UCLA students.
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