We’re all looking for that perfect “hole in the wall” spot. Whether it’s an urban bistro or a family-owned diner, we all want to find that special restaurant to call home. Luckily, we know some of the best lunch spots in Silver Lake you can try the next time you’re in the area.
Looking for a mix of cultures and design? Check out the Indian sports bar, Pijja Palace. The restaurant offers an electric dining experience that’s ideal for sports fans and casual weeknights. With three flatscreen TVs lined on every wall, you’ll never miss out on a touchdown or three-pointer.
The mid-century furniture and neon lights feel like you’re traveling to an arcade getaway. The Indian-style pizza, wings, and pasta are excellent and comforting. Whether you want to catch the game or catch up with friends, Pijja Palace should be on your list.
Omakase By Osen
Although it might sound intimidating, Omakase by Osen is a unique and casual sushi bar perfect for lunch. You can order the omakase or order a la carte if you’re not trying to break the bank. With daily specials of fresh, thick, and rich hand rolls, you’ll be filled with an excellent savory experience.
You can also find over-the-top menu items in the cold signature section of the menu that are to die for. Regardless, Omakase is ideal if you’re looking for something casual-chic where you can enjoy fresh sushi.
Do you like food trucks, drinks, and spicy dishes? Then consider Simón as your next lunch spot! The chef combines fine dining and casual eats with dishes like ceviche, octopus tacos, and more. You can find stunning dishes like the aqua chile negro that are sweet and rich with a little kick.
The best part? Simón has a self-serve salsa bar with five homemade options that allow you to customize any dish. If you’re looking for a spot that suits anyone and everyone, check out Simón.
Have you ever tried Cantonese food? No? Then you need to check out Needle ASAP! The bright-green building serves unique dishes like fresh toast topped with salted egg yolks. Although the menu is small, the brunch food is ready from 11 AM to 4 PM, making it the perfect lunch spot near Silverlake.
You order from a tiny QR code at your table and enjoy your snacks on a covered sidewalk. Sit, hang out, and catch up with friends at Needle.
All Day Baby
Looking for the perfect brunch spot pairing with drinks? Check out the American comfort food spot, All Day Baby. As the name suggests, they’re open from breakfast to dinner. The vibrant red building is found on Sunset Blvd and serves amazing dishes from breakfast burritos to sandwiches.
Don’t worry if you have a sweet tooth, as All Day Baby also serves chocolate pudding pies, cinnamon rolls, banana bread, and more. All Day Baby truly does it all and should be on your radar as your next lunch spot with friends.