Strada Eateria + Bar Brings a European Flair to Downtown Los Angeles
Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, Strada Eateria + Bar is a perfect stop for a quick bite before heading to a concert at LA Live or for a relaxing dinner with European accents.
Owned and operated by Julian Andrei, the space offers indoor and outdoor seating. Inside, the space houses a long wooden bar to enjoy a variety of cocktails, comfortable wooden tables and chairs, attractive Venetian plaster walls, large windows overlooking the patio, Romanian art and modern and innovative lighting fixtures. Diners wishing to enjoy al fresco dining can sit on the large, romantic patio with pretty trees and twinkling lights.
The menu includes a variety of Spanish tapas, wood-fired pizzas, salads, pastas, seafood and choice meats. Appetizers include an exceptional charcuterie platter, fried beef and cream croquettes, roasted beets and garlic herb butter, lamb skewers, duck prosciutto and a variety of salads. Pizzas include the Strada with mozzarella, Manchego and cherry tomatoes; Pamplona with chorizo, mozzarella, tomato, avocado and grilled peppers; The Basque with sausage, manchego and mozzarella; the Gypsy Meadow with pork belly, bacon and tomatoes and the Salmon Truffle with smoked salmon, truffle manchego, dill, tomatoes and mozzarella.
Seafood options include cod ceviche, seared salmon, salmon and tuna poke, and cognac lobster and prawn ravioli.
There are also great sandwiches, including a smash-style cheeseburger and chorizo, lomo, and sabrasada; pork belly and bacon; Manchego, quince and tomato; Dijon sausage and aioli; tuna salad sandwiches and an Ahi tuna steak burger, all served with fries.
Strada Eateria + Bar is perfect for brunch, lunch, dinner or a late night snack. Open Tuesday to Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 10 p.m. Located at 825 W. 9th Street, reservations at 213.822.4558.