Restaurants Near Arclight Cinemas

Cinema couples come and go but the "dinner and a movie" duo is never outdated--and with good restaurants near Arclight Cinemas, you can easily pair good food with a good flick. Here's how: Check out our list of dining spots within walking distance of the three Arclight Cinema locations in Los Angeles and you've got the makings for a great night out.

Updated: October 04, 2010

Restaurants Near Arclight Cinemas: Arclight Hollywood


6266 1/2 W Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

This cool and somewhat sceney Hollywood bistro is just across the street from Arclight. It offers one of the area's only post-1am dining menus for those who actually go to the 10:30pm screenings.

Soi 56

1556 N. Cahuenga, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Located in the same strip mall as Big Wangs, this LA spot is perfect for affordable Thai street food. (Only here, you get to eat it in a restaurant.) Even better, the place is open late on weekends with live entertainment. Try the salmon skewers, Issan sausage, chicken meatballs, and if you dare, the frog legs.

The Hungry Cat

1535 N Vine St, Hollywood, CA 90028

One of the best seafood restaurants in LA, this hidden spot inside the Sunset + Vine complex across from the Arclight Cinemas is where to get everything from oysters to caviar to the famed Pug Burger.

Kabuki Japanese Restaurant

1545 N. Vine St., Hollywood, CA 90028

Part of the Kabuki sushi chain, this huge restaurant at the Sunset + Vine complex is perfect for raw and grilled Japanese dishes and plenty of sake before or after the movie.

Umami Burger

1520 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Located across the street from the Arclight at the "indie mall" known as Space 15 Twenty, this laidback red-bricker is where to get Umami's esoteric burgers that made the original La Brea location such a success. Don't forget to add a side of onion rings and that killer homemade ketchup. There's beer, too!

Restaurants Near Arclight Cinemas: Arclight Sherman Oaks

The Cheesecake Factory

15301 Ventura Blvd Ste P1, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Yes, it's a chain, but this Sherman Oaks restaurant has an endless menu to please even the pickiest of your group going out to the movies.

P F Chang's China Bistro

15301 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Another chain, another can't-miss food option. This popular Chinese bistro, located across the street form the Arclight, features American twists on Chinese classics.

Sushi Fukyo

4517 Sepulveda Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

This sushi restaurant is worth the one-block walk across Ventura Avenue. Enjoy the rolls and wine-infused desserts.

Heart Of India Cafe

4523 Sepulveda Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Located across from the Arclight in Sherman Oaks, this laidback cafe offers all the aromatic spices of India.

Sisley Italian Kitchen Rstrnt

15300 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

In the mood for a little romance before heading to the theater for your romantic comedy? Stop by this restaurant for an intimate Italian dinner.

Simons Cafe

4515 Sepulveda Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

It's a two-block hike to this family run Moroccan cafe, but the food is worth it. Plus, the calories you burn can be used for popcorn and soda at the Arclight.

Restaurants Near Arclight Cinemas: Arclight Pasadena

Terrace Restaurant

443 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101

This small sushi restaurant is where you can escape the loud din of chain restaurants before or after escaping into the dark of the theater.

Porto Alegre Restaurant

260 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91104

Cruise over to this restaurant for delicious Brazilian churrascaria-style BBQ either.

Thai Dishes Restaurant

239 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101

Craving green curry or peanut satay? Hop over to Thai Dishes before of after your movie.

Ruth's Chris Steak House

369 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101

If you're looking for a serious steak grubdown (or want to impress your date with an upscale atmosphere), take a walk from the Arclight to the end of the block and get ready to eat at this pricey standby.