LA – East

Los Angeles, CA 90063

Things To Do

RESTAURANTS WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE:

La Terraza Cafe
Café with salads and sandwiches. Short walk from Writing Pad. Go down to the end of Van Pelt and turn left on City Terrace Drive and it is a few blocks away. Overpriced but pretty tasty. Closes at 4 on weekends.
4017 City Terrace Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90063
(323) 685-8033

Nextmex Express
Really good Mexican vegan food (seitan in tacos, burritos, rice bowls). Go
down to the end of Van Pelt and turn right on City Terrace Drive and it is 1 block away.
4140 City Terrace Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90063
(323) 685-7779

Mariscos Linda Truck
Delicious Soft and fried shrimp tacos, cocteles,  tostadas, burritos….
Go down to the end of Van Pelt and turn left on City Terrace Drive and it is a few blocks away on your left side! Tostadas, fish tacos, yum yum yum.
3945 City Terrace Dr E, Los Angeles, CA 90063

Tacos El Tapatio Stand
Delicious meat tacos (Barbacoa), vampire tacos, quesatacos, quesadillas, pozole and broth. So good—from Guadalajara and you can sit outside. In front of Plaza Community Services Head.
Start at 4028 City Terrace. At corner of City Terrace and Hazard.


RESTAURANTS WITHIN DRIVING DISTANCE:

Sara’s Market
5 minutes from WP
A family owned bodega that hosts local curbside popups after 5 PM. Also has great craft beer and wine.
3455 City Terrace Dr Los Angeles, CA 90063
(323) 268-6809

La Chuperia
5 minutes from WP
Mexican. Check hours. Now only open for dinner. East Los Angeles. Has vegetarian options, not gluten free.
3702 Medford St Los Angeles, CA 90063
(323) 685-5099

Pisces Poke and Ramen
15 minutes from WP
Excellent ramen and poke. Has vegetarian options, possibly gluten free.
5587 Huntington Dr N Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 612-6340

Antigua Bread
15 minutes from WP
Serves Guatemalan Breakfast all day and comfort food like Antigua Breakfast (meat, rice and beans, queso fresco and hot tortillas) as well as sandwiches, great coffee and pan dulce (pastry). Has vegetarian options, possibly gluten free.
5597 Huntington Dr N, Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 276-7820

Mariscos El Kora
15 minutes from WP
Specializes in seafood from the Mexican State of Nayarit, such as mesquite grilled Pescado Zarandeado (snook) and Camarones a La Kora (grilled whole shrimp). Sit outside and enjoy a beer and complementary chips. Ask the wait time for the Zarandeado.
De Nayarit 4863 Huntington Dr N Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 223-3322

Kaiba Japanese
10 minutes from WP
Sushi, Udon, Tempura, Delicious Japanese.
816 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754
(626) 656-6222

Shin Sen Gumi Yakitori and Shabu Shabu
15 minutes from WP
Delicious sushi, skewers and shabu shabu (Japanese hot pot where you cook vegetables and/or meat in a broth), good for vegetarians and meagans), it’s a high end Japanese chain.
111 N. Atlantic Blvd. #248 , Monterey Park, CA 91754
626-943-7956

Cafe Gratitude
11 minutes from WP
Arts District, Vegan, Juice Bars & Smoothies, Vegetarian.
S Santa Fe Ave Ste A Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 929-5580

Urban Radish
10 minutes from WP
Grocery, Breakfast & Brunch, Fruits & Veggies
661 Imperial St Los Angeles, CA 90021
(213) 892-1570

Vege Paradise
11 minutes from WP
Vegetarian, Chinese, Vegan
140 W Valley Blvd Ste 222 San Gabriel, CA 91776
(626) 280-5998

Brew Kitchen Bar
8 minutes from WP
Gastro pub.
2328 S Garfield Ave Unit A Monterey Park, CA 91754
(323) 530-0218

Taco Truck Near City Terrace Drive/Right Before Strip Mall at Bonnie Beach Plaza
They have a scrolling digital sign outside of this taco truck. Tacos with handmade tortillas – everything is delicious especially the mole, carne asada, tinga (chicken), chicharon. Open from 6:30 to 10:30 almost every night. Cheap and delish, family-run.
Across the street from 3864 City Terrace Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90063