5 Great Budget Eats in Los Angeles

Where you'll leave with your stomach and your wallet full

Eating on the cheap in LA might sound like an oxymoron to non-native Angelenos. In a city of A-listers (and wannabes), it seems like everyone is trying to get their 15 seconds of fame by dining at pricey establishments where they’re sure to spot a celeb. But there are tons of great spots where you can eat deliciously in the City of Angels without a big shot’s budget. To make sure we’re getting much more than we’re paying for, we asked some friends of the site for their favorite budget eats in Los Angeles.

Bottega Louie

Cuisine: Italian

Location: Downtown

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(Photo courtesy of Flickr/Christy Fu). 


RoRo's Chicken

Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Location: Hollywood

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(Photo courtesy of Flickr/dailyclerks)