Drinking on a budget? That's what happy hour is for. Dining on a budget? Well, that can be a little harder. Aside from tracking down cheap eats that may not amount to more than a taco or slice of pizza, we did some research to find full meals that wouldn't break the bank. From a cozy Italian eatery to a Valley hangout, here are some of the best dinner deals in the city.
Osteria Mozza: Sit at the bar inside Osteria Mozza at select times (Mon-Fri noon-5pm; Sun-Thu 10pm-midnight) and you'll be able to take advantage of their $20 special: a pizza, a dessert and a glass of Bastianich wine.
L.A. Chapter: Every Monday, the restaurant at Ace Hotel hosts Monday Night Suppers: $25 for a three-course dinner, which changes each week. Diners ordering the special will also be able to score a glass of red or white wine for $7.
Little Dom's: Stop by neighborhood gem Little Dom's on Mondays and you can take advantage of their $18 supper, a rotating, three-course meal that might include a rice-stuffed tomato, a wood-grilled market fish or a rosemary polenta cake. Bottles of Dago wine are also available for $18, as are $3 PBRs.
Ledlow: Yet another Monday night deal is Ledlow's fried chicken dinner. At $32 it's meant for two people, and includes seven pieces of spicy fried chicken, biscuits and honey, coleslaw and mashed potatoes.
The Park: This Echo Park eatery has a Speakeasy Tuesday deal, where diners can choose from a soup or salad, an entrée (either a meat-based or plant-based one) and a dessert for $20.
MoMed: Both the Beverly Hills and Atwater Village location offer tajine specials on Monday—a soup or salad, a tajine of the day and a dessert, all for $24.50 per person.
The Bellwether: At the Bellwether in Studio City, you'll find a genuine steal on Monday nights with a half Mary's fried chicken, slaw, hot sauce and a can of Oskar Blues Mama’s Little Yella Pils. The price tag? $18.
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