Looking for a casual and quick place to grab some quality food? L.A. has the best taco trucks in the world, but don't limit yourself to only one style of cuisine. For a quick bite of almost any type, take a glance at these options.
Mexican Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA, United States
Casa La Doña is fantastic for some quick, inexpensive, and healthy Mexican food. Don't be afraid to be adventurous and try each one of the 18 choices from the salsa bar, ranging from mild to habanero. You can get unlimited chips, just ask.
Parking can be a pain but the the Kurobuta Banh Mi is worth it. A better rendition of this classic may be impossible to find, as each bite is a luxurious symphony of flavors. The Vietnamese Mayo is just as perfect as the meat to pickled-veggie ratio.
Guisados lives up to all of its hype. These tacos are expertly crafted with meat that is stewed so it's never dry. The freshly made-on-site corn tortillas are what put the tacos over the edge into the fantastical world of perfect Mexican cuisine.
The renowned #19 Pastrami Sandwich is one of the many reasons that locals and out-of-towners alike crowd this NY-style deli. It's not cheap, but it's worth the price. Free parking (with validation from Langer's) is on 7th and Westlake.
Some food trucks only stay in business because of convenience, others have a following for their delicious food. At Ricky's Fish Tacos, you'll find that patrons from all over L.A. flock to this unprecarious truck to fill up on their acclaimed fish tacos.
Mediterranean Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA, United States
Looking for a tasty falafel? Hoping to get $20 worth of food for $9? Want it all with seamless efficiency and customer service? Joe's Falafel not only has the best Lafa bread around, many claim that no other place in L.A. has better Mediterranean food.
Japanese Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA, United States
Just because it's fast doesn't mean it's not quality food. The Tokyo Special, which encompasses most of the menu, is only about $9.50 and it will surely fill you up but not leave any regret of the calories that were just consumed.
Korean Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA, United States
Right smack in the middle of Westwood Village you'll find this tiny food hut to be overflowing with UCLA students. It's open late, has huge portions, and is perfect for a college student on a budget. It's cash only and don't expect to find easy parking.
It's the typical food joint that goes out of the way to maximize deliciousness by using the most unhealthy combinations. How many different fried foods can go on a sandwich? You'll discover this answer and more at Fat Sal's; definitely get a shake!