Los Angeles is constantly growing and evolving, and the neighborhood of South Park is getting more and more exciting by the day. At WREN apartments, we’re proud to be able to provide the residents of our apartments in South Park, LA with the opportunity to live and flourish in a dynamic and eclectic urban atmosphere.
It’s no secret that one of the reasons that DTLA is so great is because of all the amazing dining options, especially if you’re on the go. So here they are: the ten best quick places to eat in South Park, LA.
1. The Briks
The Briks is known for its innovative dishes and unique atmosphere. You’ll enjoy watching classic movies while Chef Mario Christerna provides you with a variety of surprisingly affordable North African and Mexican dishes. The Briks offers brunch, lunch and dinner, and between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., you can take advantage of an awesome happy hour.
2. EJ’s Bites
Fast food doesn’t have to be unhealthy food. Since 2015, EJ’s has proven this by serving delicious and healthy pitas, bowls and salads. Only fresh, raw ingredients are used in their meals, and the pitas and falafel are made daily. Residents of WREN apartments have found that this is one of the best places to eat in South Park, LA if you’re in a hurry. The service is prompt, attentive and friendly. So, if you need to quickly get your protein on, definitely check it out.
3. Arashi Sushi
Many of our residents have had the pleasure of experiencing Arashi Sushi since it is just a 7-minute walk from WREN’s apartments in South Park, LA. For 20 years, Chef Ken Park has been using his skill and creativity to turn sushi into true works of art. It’s no wonder why Arashi calls the menu “art” and the chef an “artist”.
4. COW DTLA
COW, which is literally just around the corner from WREN, has become a favorite among our leasing staff. It’s probably because they crank out deliciously wholesome breakfast food and unbeatable coffee nice and quickly – perfect if you’re on the go. Taking inspiration from mediterranean and vegetarian foods, COW is the #1 spot if you’re after quick breakfast eats in DTLA.
5. Tom’s Urban
Tom’s Urban made our list of the best places to eat in South Park, LA because it’s perfect for drinking a beer, savoring some high-end comfort food and watching a game, if you have some time. Plus, the Staples Center is right next door, so if you plan to see the action in person, Tom’s is perfect for both pre and post game!
6. B.S. Taqueria
B.S. Taqueria, a modern Mexican restaurant known for its delectable tacos and margaritas, is less than a mile from WREN apartments. The atmosphere is casual and fun and, if you or your friends are vegetarian, there are many meatless options available. In fact, the staff will kindly modify dishes to accommodate dietary restrictions.
7. Live Basil Pizza
Everybody loves a good pizza! This is why Live Basil Pizza is known as one of best places to eat in South Park, LA. Live Basil prides itself in using natural, quality ingredients. In addition to being just a few minutes from our DTLA apartments, Live Basil is also right next to several of DTLA’s sports and entertainment venues, which is why many of our tenants have made it their go-to spot for a quick bite before a game or show.
8. California Kabob Kitchen
We’d be remiss if we didn’t mention California Kabob Kitchen when talking about the best places to eat in South Park, LA. This spot is a favorite of WREN apartments. Regulars always make sure to show up hungry for the large portions of mouthwatering Persian and Mediterranean food. Make sure you come ready to eat!
9. Hoke Poke
Poke has become incredibly popular over the last couple of years, and when you taste Hoke Poke, you’ll understand why. Chef Lauren Haas creates scrumptious poke bowls using only sushi-grade fish and fresh, sustainable ingredients. Hoke Poke offers traditionally Hawaiian dishes with hints of Japanese influence. For many DTLA-ers, Hoke Poke is arguably the best poke in all of Los Angeles.
The best places to eat in South Park, LA are not always full-service restaurants. Impresso is small hidden café that is about a 5-minute walk from our apartments in South Park, LA. Outside of the java that satisfies even the hardest-to-please coffee critics, Impresso also serves breakfast, salads, sandwiches, breads and croissants.
When it comes down to it, it was an easy decision to choose South Park as a home for WREN apartments. We continuously work to create unique and vibrant living experiences, and DTLA perfectly complements the culture of our community. When our residents are not out exploring the city, they’re enjoying our stylish, modern apartments and top-of-the-line amenities that encourage comfort and balance.