It’s springtime: the sun is shining, the birds are singing and love is in the air and whatnot. Take your sweetheart, or maybe even just your roommate, to one of these Westwood eateries for a date that will show your affection without draining your wallet.
Angelino’s Café, 1087 Kinross Ave., (310) 443-1918
Arguably Westwood’s best Italian food, Angelino’s is a darling brick café serving authentic homemade pasta dishes, pizzas and sandwiches. Try their famous chicken parmigiana with fresh penne for a meal that is sure to please. The prices are very reasonable, and the atmosphere is cozy and quaint, making for an ideal date location.
Jerry’s Famous Deli, 10925 Weyburn Ave., (310) 208-3354
Jerry’s Deli is a great pick for a casual yet classy meal. With over 600 menu options, there is sure to be something for everyone, and even the pickiest date can find something to their liking. Aside from their impressive array of sandwiches, Jerry’s also offers fish, steak and Mexican dishes.
Yamato, 1099 Westwood Blvd., (310) 208-0100
Yamato occupies one of the most iconic Westwood buildings, and the modern décor inside is beautiful as well. With a fun atmosphere, unique rolls and a happy hour menu that offers low prices for most of the evening, Yamato is a great pick for a sushi date.
Delphi Greek, 1383 Westwood Blvd., (301) 478-2900
Enjoy a traditional Greek meal under the signature blue glow of Delphi Greek. We’re not sure if the lighting sets the mood or if it’s just the wine, but either way the delicious menu featuring an abundance of authentic appetizers, like hummus and dolmades, and main courses of lamb, seafood and more will make for a memorable feast.
Elysee Bakery, 1099 Gayley Ave., (310) 208-6505
With the outside of this French bakery covered in ivy, and the inside filled with cases of tempting desserts, Elysee lets you have a romantic Parisian getaway, minus the plane fare. Stop into Elysee after dinner to curl up with a cappuccino and share a tiramisu with someone special.