So you want to be a baller, huh? Floor seats to a Lakers game is one way to do it, but to accompany your night spent courtside, you may want to splurge on a thick cut of steak from Fleming's Prime Steakhouse. There's plenty of meaty options to choose from here—ribeye, New York strip, filet mignon—along with truffle lobster, lump crabmeat and a prime rib dinner. The steakhouse also operates as a wine bar, so you can end the night with a glass (or bottle—we're not judging) from one of Prime's 100+ available wines.
Going to a game, concert, movie or exhibition at L.A. Live and the Staples Center can be an ordeal. But going when you're hungry? That can't end well. Fortunately, there are plenty of sports bars, gastropubs and fine-dining restaurants to duck into before or after an event. And if you need a stiff drink after battling those lines, we've got you covered with some great cocktail bars as well. Here are some of the best L.A. Live restaurants and bars, both in and around the area, to check out during your next visit.
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