At this point Public School is basically a mini chain, but for what it’s worth, the food is still pretty good and the vibe somehow still feels local. They have a good weekday happy hour with $5 drinks and discounted bar snacks, and bottomless brunch on weekends.
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The Water Grill
Water Grill is a downtown seafood spot for people who work or like to talk about finance.
Tacos Quetzalcoatl splits its time between Downtown and East LA, and has some of the best vegetarian tacos around.
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Pacific Dining Car
DTLA’s Pacific Dining Car is a 24-hr steakhouse that’ll make you feel like you’re on the set of a 30′s gangster movie.
Great White is a light and bright breakfast and lunch spot near the Venice sign with excellent coffee and good breakfast burritos.
Baran’s 2239 is a Hermosa Beach neighborhood spot that will make you feel like you’re at a potluck.
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One of the original rooftop bars in DTLA, Perch has a French-leaning menu and views for days. Put it on your list for your next downtown date.
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