University of Southern California

SCampus Student Guidebook

Exploring Los Angeles

Dining

American

25 Degrees

7000 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 785-7244
25degreesrestaurant.com

24-hour burger restaurant located in the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

Alcove Café and Bakery

See Vermont/Sunset Station.

Canter’s Deli

419 N. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 651-2030
cantersdeli.com

Deli sandwiches and soups. Open 24 hours. Kibitz Room bar features nightly entertainment.

Crenshaw Fish Market

See Crenshaw Station.

Earlez Grille

See Crenshaw Station.

Father’s Office

See Culver City Station.

Forage

See Vermont/Santa Monica Station.

Fred 62

See Vermont/Sunset Station.

In-N-Out Burger

See Culver City Station.

Jacks N Joe

See Local.

Kitchen 24

See Hollywood/Vine Station.

JR’s Barbeque

See La Cienega Station.

Langer’s

704 S. Alvarado St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 483-8050
langersdeli.com

This historic lunch-only deli is known for its pastrami sandwich.

Lawry’s Carvery

See Pico Station.

Let’s Be Frank

See Culver City Station.

Mel’s Drive-In

See Hollywood/Highland Station.

Nickel Diner

See Pershing Square Station.

The Original Pantry

See 7th Street Metro Station.

Pete’s Café and Bar

See Pershing Square Station.

Philippe the Original

1001 N. Alameda St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 628-3781
philippes.com

Famous for its French dip sandwiches.

Phillips Bar-B-Que

See Crenshaw Station.

Square One Dining

See Vermont/Sunset Station.

Stout Burgers and Beers

See Hollywood/Vine Station.

Togo’s

See Local.

Umami Burger

See Vermont/Sunset Station.

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill

See Pico Station.

Yard House

See Pico Station.

Asian

Daikokuya

See Civic Center Station.

Hodori Restaurant

1001 S. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(213) 383-3554
hodorirestaurants.com

Korean food. Open 24 hours.

Katsuya

See Pico Station.

Nak Won Restaurant

1001 S. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(213) 388-8889
gonakwon.com

Family-owned Korean restaurant open 24 hours.

Palm’s Thai

See Hollywood/Vine Station.

PHO 2000

928 S. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(213) 386-4083

Vietnamese food.

Sai Sai Noodle Bar

See Pershing Square Station.

Sushi Go 55

333 S. Alameda St., Ste 317
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 687-0777
sushigo55.com

Offers full Japanese menu and sushi. Free validated parking.

Trio House

See Local.

Wokcano

See 7th Street Metro Station.

Coffee/Desserts

Boba Loca

See Local.

Bricks and Scones

403 N. Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 463-0811
bricksandscones.com

Quaint coffee shop with a no-talking study room.

Diddy Riese Cookies

926 Broxton Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 208-0448
diddyriese.com

Made-to-order ice cream cookie sandwiches.

Intelligentsia

See Vermont/Santa Monica Station.

Maison du Pain

5373 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
(323) 934-5858
lamaisondupain.net

French-style bakery.

Mashti Malone’s

1525 N. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(866) 767-3423
mashtimalone.com

Gourmet ice cream with a Persian influence.

Pazzo Gelato

See Vermont/Santa Monica Station.

Starbucks

See Local.

Urth Caffé

urthcaffe.com

Downtown

451 S. Hewitt St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 797-4534

Fast Food

Pink’s Hot Dogs

709 N. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 931-4223
pinkshollywood.com

Famous for its chili cheese dogs.

Original Tommy’s World Famous Hamburgers

See Hollywood/Vine Station.

Fine Dining

Akasha

See Culver City Station.

Engine Co. No. 28

See 7th Street Metro Station.

McCormick and Schmick’s

400 S. Hope St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 629-1929
mccormickandschmicks.com

Pacific seafood grill. Great food specials during happy hour from 3-10 p.m. Monday – Friday.

M Grill

3832 Wilshire Blvd., 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 389-2770
m-grill.com

Brazilian cuisine.

Pacific Dining Car

1310 W. 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 483-6000
pacificdiningcar.com

American cuisine and steaks. Open 24 hours.

Roy’s

800 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 488-4994
roysrestaurant.com

Hawaiian fusion with a seafood focus.

Shiro

1505 Mission St.
South Pasadena, CA 91030
(626) 799-4774
restaurantshiro.com

French/Japanese fusion. Closed Monday and Tuesday.

Indian

Ambala Dhaba

17631 Pioneer Blvd.
Artesia, CA 90701
(562) 402-7990

Offers Punjabi specialties such as goat.

Bombay Palace

8690 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 659-9944
bombaypalace.com

Manas

See Local.

Rajdhani

18525 Pioneer Blvd.
Artesia, CA 90701
(562) 402-9102

Vegetarian Gujrati cuisine in Little India.

Italian

Bottega Louie

See 7th Street Metro Station.

Brunello Tratorria

See La Cienega Station.

California Pizza Kitchen

See 7th Street Metro Station.

Eastside Market

1013 Alpine St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 250-2464
esmdeli.com

This Italian deli is all that remains of Los Angeles’ erstwhile Little Italy.

Little Dom’s

See Vermont/Sunset Station.

Palermo’s Ristorante Italiano

See Vermont/Sunset Station.

Pasta Roma

See Local.

Vincenti Ristorante

11930 San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 207-0127
vincentiristorante.com

Named best Italian food in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Times critic Jonathan Gold.

Viztango

See Local.

Mexican/Latin American

Best Fish Taco in Ensenada

See Vermont/Sunset Station.

Bossa Nova

7181 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 436-7999
bossafood.com

Brazilian cuisine with an Italian flare. Open until 4 a.m.

Cha Cha Cha

See Vermont/Santa Monica Station.

Chano’s Drive-In

See Local.

El Cholo

1121 S. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(323) 734-2773
elcholo.com

Student Discount

USC students with ID receive 50% discount on entrees (Monday – Thursday only).

El Gran Burrito

See Vermont/Santa Monica Station.

El Tepeyac Café

812 N. Evergreen Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 267-8668
manuelseltepeyac.com

Known for its giant burritos.

La Barca

See Local.

La Fonda

2501 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 380-5053
lafondala.com

Live mariachi music.

La Taquiza

See Local.

Los Balcones del Peru

See Hollywood/Vine Station.

Rivera

See Pico Station.

Versailles

1415 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 289-0392
versaillescuban.com

Cuban-style food.

Soul Food

Cha Cha Cha

See Vermont/Santa Monica Station.

Industry Café and Jazz

See La Cienega Station.

Kobbler King

See Crenshaw Station.

Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘n Waffles

See Hollywood/Vine Station.

Other

Aloha Cafe

410 E 2nd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 346-9930
eatatalohacafe.com

Hawaiian food hidden in Little Tokyo.

Harold & Belle’s

See Crenshaw Station.

Papa Cristo’s Taverna

2771 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(323) 737-2970
papacristos.com

Authentic Greek restaurant and grocery. Closed Monday.

Shamshiri Grill

1712 Westwood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 474-1410
shamshiri.com

Persian cuisine.

Wurstküche

800 E. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 687-4444
wurstkucherestaurant.com

An urban grill with a variety of sausages.


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