Far East Plaza, Los Angeles

Far East Plaza, Los Angeles

The Far East Plaza food mall, constructed in 1976, stands as a prominent culinary hub in Los Angeles. It has gained recognition for its unique blend of both traditional and contemporary dining options. Nestled in the heart of Chinatown, this establishment boasts an assortment of not only Chinese eateries but also a diverse selection of international cuisines, beverages, and desserts. With its two-story layout, it truly caters to the desires of every food enthusiast, whether you have a penchant for classic Asian street fare or a penchant for discovering the latest culinary trends.

Visitors typically flock to this destination for an authentic taste of regional Asian dishes, engage in restaurant-hopping to sample a variety of flavors, or simply relax in line while enjoying coffee and ice cream from trendy pop-up stalls. Communal tables placed strategically among stalls offering miscellaneous items provide seating options for the numerous fast-casual choices lining the corridor.

Here, you'll find a selection of new restaurants generating significant buzz in the culinary world, such as Howling Ray's, Chego, Baohaus, Ramen Champ, Lao Tao, Lasa, Qin West, Ramen Champ, and Viet Noodle House.

If you're looking for a more leisurely dining experience, LASA offers Filipino cuisine. Those in search of a more traditional dining experience can opt for two of the original establishments in the area, Thien Huong and J&K. If Chinese cuisine is what you crave, Kim Chuy, Qin, or Fortune are worthy options. For dessert, indulge in ice cream from Scoops, and for a caffeine fix, visit Endorffeine. If you have a hankering for exquisite teas, consider Ten Ren.

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Sight Name: Far East Plaza
Sight Location: Los Angeles, USA (See walking tours in Los Angeles)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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