Eating well and saving money may seem like two separate things, but you can grab a good bite and not break the bank. These restaurants offer prix-fixe menus or specials that feature quality food you can enjoy without spending an entire week’s paycheck.
7166 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Spend a night in Paris with L’Assiette’s two-course prix-fixe dinner menu for $25 that features the classic French version of meat and potatoes–Steak Frites. Your starter is either a bowl of creamy sorrel soup or a house salad. The star of the meal though is the tender, sous vide-cooked steak in a rich sauce and beef tallow-fried potatoes that come to the table in two portions, so the entire meal remains hot all the way through. Pescetarian and vegetarian substitutions available with the catch of the day or grilled, marinated portobello mushrooms, respectively.
Little Next Door
8142 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Step inside West Hollywood’s favorite romantic French eatery, The Little Next Door, and enjoy a two-course prix-fixe bistro menu for $25 that includes your choice of the soup du jour or market salad and your choice of entrée. Large plate options include Grilled Marinated Skirt Steak, Roasted Chicken, Roasted Salmon, or a trio of small plates. The bistro menu is available all day.
8715 Beverly Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90048
Dominick’s serves up a weekly three-course Sunday Supper for just $15. A recent menu’s selections included Roasted Beet Salad, English Pea Risotto and Sweet Cream Gelato. Dominick’s sister restaurant, Little Dom’s in Los Feliz, also hosts its own three-course prix-fixe on Monday nights for the same price. Visit the restaurants’ respective websites for update menus.
641 Highland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
You wouldn’t think you’d see Pizzeria Mozza on this list, but you’re in luck! Snag a seat at Pizzeria Mozza’s bar Monday-Thursday from 12-5p, or Sunday-Thursday from 10p-12a, for a $20 per person menu that includes your choice of pizza, dessert and a glass of Bastianich wine. Seating is first-come, first-serve, so do your best to beat the lunch crowd.
8422 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048
If you have a hard time saying no to fried chicken, Goldie’s has a prix-fixe menu dedicated to the crispy, crunchy bird for just $25. On Sunday nights, fried chicken comes to your table in a bucket with all the right sides–mashed potatoes and gravy, kale salad and green beans. It’s a finger-lickin’ kind of night.
11920 Ventura Boulevard
Studio City, CA 91604
Part of the famed Katsuya group, Kiwami’s lunch menu includes a $20 Tray complete with seared albacore, yellowtail sashimi, salmon sashimi, a baked crab roll and spicy tuna on crispy rice. Known for their fresh, quality seafood, you can be sure that this lunch assortment at Kiwami is worth every penny. In addition to the Tray, Kiwami offers many midday specials that all range from $12-18.