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The Best dineL.A. Menus for Summer 2017 (according to We Like L.A.)

July 11, 2017 by Christina Champlin

dineL.A. is back for its summer edition featuring special lunch and dinner prix fixe menus from top resturants all over Los Angeles County.

300+ resturants will be participating during the two-week event from July 14 through July 28. All dineL.A. deals follow the same price plan: $15, $20, or $25 for lunch menus and $29, $39, or $49 for dinners. The only exception is a small set of experiential menus from the Exclusive Series which are priced at $95 (and up). Now the only question is, where to begin?


It’s a tough call, but luckily we’ve done the hard part for you and reviewed every single menu to hand pick the most drool-worthy options to be a part of this nifty dineL.A. guide. Below you will find all recommended menus into sections for lunch, dinner and exclusives.

Happy eating!

Top Lunch Deal Picks

Frankland’s Crab & Co. ($15)
Highlights Include: Lobster Roll, King Crab Roll and Ice Cream Sandwich.

A.O.C. ($25)
Highlights Include: Spanish Fried Chicken, Roasted Turkey Focaccia and Albacore Salad.

Spring ($25)
Highlights Include: Mary’s Chicken, Slow Cooked Salmon and Tahitian Vanilla Panna Cotta.

Things are looking pretty good for this weekend ☀️🥖👭👬✨ #sharingiscaring #friyay

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Nong La Cafe ($15)
Highlights Include: Spring Rolls, Pork Belly Banh Mi and Crispy Egg Rolls.

Farsi Cafe ($15)
Highlights Include: Shish Kabob, Chicken Drumstick Kabob and Persian Ice Cream (add $4 for the ice cream).

Miro ($20)
Highlights Include: Bucatini Arrabiata, Steak Sandwich and Chicken Milanese.

Our Toasted Quinoa Salad with Little Gem Lettuce, Shallot, Mint. 🙌 LUNCH 11:30am – 2:30pm

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Barrel & Ashes ($20)
Highlights Include: Brisket, Santa Maria Tri-Tip and BBQ Chicken.

Laurel Point ($15)
Highlights Include: Ceviche, Point Burger and K-Town Chicken Sandwich.

Top Dinner Deal Picks

The Ponte ($25)
Highlights Include: Scallop Crudo, Gnoccho Sardi (lamb neck ragu) and Coconut Budino.

The Bellwether ($29)
Highlights Include: Crispy Striped Bass, Pickled Blue Crab Toast and Braised Shortrib Ragu.

Happy #NationalFriedChickenDay we are celebrating this glorious day #SWEETCHICK style by offering ALL versions of our Chicken and Waffles Today-Sunday 🍗🍗🍗🍗🍗🍗 •General Tso’s Chicken with Rice-Broccoli Waffle •Fried Chicken Parmesan with Basil-Parmesan Waffle •Cordon Bleu with Thyme-Gruyere Waffle •Buffalo Fried Chicken with Carrot-Celery Waffle (blue cheese) •Hot Honey Fried Chicken with choice of waffle •Salted Caramel with choice of waffle •Sausage Gravy Smothered Fried Chicken with choice of waffle •Bada$$ Curry Chicken with Coconut Waffle •Mole Fried Chicken with Jalapeño-Cheddar Waffle •Korean Glazed Chicken with Kimchi Waffle •Peach Sriracha Chicken with Scallion Waffle •Sweet & Sour Chicken with Bamboo Shoot Waffle •Caribbean Jerk Fried Chicken with Pineapple Waffle (spicy) •Nashville Hot Fried Chicken with Milk Jam Waffle (spicy) •Blackened Chicken with Grits Waffle •Nacho Cheese Smothered Fried Chicken with Jalapeño-Black Bean Waffle •Blueberry and Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Blueberry Waffle •Tinga Fried Chicken and Poblano Waffle •Bourbon Mustard Glazed Chicken with Roasted Red Pepper Waffle •Chipotle Maple Chicken with Sweet Corn Waffle

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Sweet Chick ($20)
Highlights include: Chicken and Waffles, Crawfish Hushpuppies and Duck and Shortrib Meatloaf.

Bar Angeles ($29)
Highlights Include: Cheeseburger, Salsa Verde Pizza and Beignets.

The Wallace ($39)
Highlights Include: Duck Leg with Polenta, Local Halibut in a Brown Butter Sauce and Salted Caramel Pudding.

Officine BRERA ($25)
Highlights Include: Cured Pork Back Fat, Chicory & Ricotta Stuffed Long Pasta and Coconut Panna Cotta.

Westbound ($29)
Highlights Include:Belcampo Lardo Toast, French Onion Burger and Shrimp and Polenta.


Laduree ($49)
Highlights Include: Grilled Salmon, Asparagus Risotto and Pastries.

Pez Cantina ($39)
Highlights Include: Chimichurri Grilled Chicken, Grilled Calamari and Warm Peach Shortcake.

Connie and Ted’s Seafood ($25)
Highlights Include: Grilled Calamari, Lobster Roll and Ed’s Portuguese Fish Stew.

HAMACHI CRUDO nuoc cham, mango, radish, cucumber, puffed rice, herbs 🐺🐾🖤

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Wolf ($49)
Highlights Include: Hamachi Crudo, Artichoke Risotto and Elderflower Soufflé.

Barcito ($29)
Highlights Include: Handkerchief Pasta, Braised Shortrib and Orange pot de créme.

Same Same ($29)
Highlights Include: Mee Kati-Pink Noodles with Coconut Milk (exclusive dish for dineL.A.), Pork and Crispy Rice Salad and Beef Drunken Noodles. Bonus: Your three course meal includes a glass of wine!

Manhattan Beach Post ($39)
Highlights Include: Halibut Aguachile, Moroccan Lamb Belly and White Oak Grilled Skirt Steak.

E.P & L.P. ($29)
Highlights Include: Sticky Spare Ribs, Lou Dogg’s Crispy Skin Chicken and a Ginger Crunchie.

Lawry’s ($49)
Highlights Include: The Famous Original Spinning Bowl Salad, Prime Rib and a Traditional English Trifle.

Hinoki & The Bird ($49)
Highlights Include: Duck Mazemen, Squash Blossom Tempura and Unique Flavored Cream Puffs

dineL.A. Exclusive Series ($95 per person)

A five course meal featuring sea scallops, liberty farms duck, petit fours and special supplements like a5 wagyu and artisanal cheeses.

A four course caviar menu that includes dishes of smoked mozzarella, egg yolk gnocchi, steak & cheesy caviar and caramelized white chocolate.

A four course meal of warm grain salad with lightly smoked kanpachi, grilled prawns and avocado mousse; a main of 12 oz. Snake River Farm Ribeye ‘Filet’ with green peppercorn sauce and a dessert of Goat Cheese Cheesecake.

Interested in taking a look at the complete list of participating restaurants? Check out the lineup here.