Welcome to the City of Angels! Now that you’re done moving, unpacking, and are all settled in, it’s time to grab some grub. Since you just moved, you may be strapped for cash. But you’re in luck! Los Angeles offers plenty of affordable restaurants that cater to any palate. Whether you want tacos, burgers, or a wholesome breakfast, LA has got you covered.

Maury’s Bagel

If you’re seeking something light and toasty, look no further than Los Angeles’ single best bagel-maker, Jason Kaplan. He offers his gourmet bagels to crowds at the Hollywood Farmers Market on the weekends and can also be spotted at Dinosaur Café in Silver Lake.


Seeking something out of the norm? Then stop into this fast-casual restaurant located at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard. You can experience a lot of bright Peruvian fare, including yummy bowls and wraps.

Side Chick

Don’t be a chicken! Stop into Side Chick for some Hainan specialties, including perfectly poached chicken and schmaltzy rice.

Hot-Star Large Fried Chicken

This Taiwanese chain caters to the masses, bringing the popular tastes of eastern Asia to the West Coast in the form of large slabs of extra crispy fried chicken. Yum!


Located along South Main Street in downtown LA, Meathead is home to overstuffed burgers and burritos. You’re guaranteed to get more bang for your buck with their double-patty beef burger. Craving a slice? You can even turn your favorite burger into a personal pan pizza.

If you’re new to Los Angeles, the city has tons of amazing and cheap restaurants to choose from. The hardest part will be not wanting to eat at all of them at once!

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