Our Top 10 Favorite Inglewood Eats
You’ve probably heard that Inglewood is the place to be – hot property, NFL football with the Chargers and Rams, soon-to-be NBA with the Clippers, the upcoming Metro line – the list goes on. But what you might not know is that the city is also home to a vibrant food scene from Italian to soul food to vegan fare. To help get you started, we’ve picked our favorite neighborhood spots that we think you should try. Bon appetit!
The Nashville hot chicken trend shows no sign of slowing down and Inglewood is no exception – with the opening of Cluckin Bun late last year. The tasty menu offers hot chicken tenders, sandwiches, churros and more.
1100 W. Florence Ave #D
ComfortLA started as a late-night, pop-up restaurant taking a clean approach to soul food in DTLA. They have since expanded to Inglewood, serving up locally sourced, fresh and organic ingredients and healthier cooking methods to create top-notch, Southern cuisine including ” Cousin Kina’s Mac ‘n’ Cheese,” Clean Mean Greens” and their signature “Organic Not Your Average Fried Chicken” with “That Sauce.” Order online here.
902 N LaBrea Ave
Founded in 1983, Harriet’s Cheesecakes is the place to go for any cheesecake connoisseur. From sweet potato to key lime (plus 63 additional flavors), each cake is made from scratch and is available by the slice or whole cakes.
1515 Centinela Ave
Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen
Fans of Insecure will recognize Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen, which opened in Inglewood last year. It’s one of our favorite spots for coffee and breakfast – we love their signature droptops!
170 N La Brea Ave
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Mr. Fries Man
If you’re looking for a cheat meal then look no further than Mr. Fries Man, a counter-service fries shop with imaginative toppings. Brought to you by chef Craig Batiste, his fries are loaded with half a dozen different meat options like honey garlic shrimp, buffalo ranch chicken and lemon garlic crab.
1120 W Florence Ave #C
This list would be incomplete without Randy’s Donuts, the most recognized donut shop in the world. The iconic giant rooftop donut has been featured in countless movies, TV shows and music videos. For nearly 60 years, Randy’s has been serving a large selection of homemade classic donuts, bagels and muffins. Our favorites are the classic glazed and bacon maple long johns.
805 W Manchester Blvd
Sip & Sonder
Established three years ago, Sip & Sonder’s flagship location is the first specialty coffee house in Inglewood. Not just a coffee shop, it’s also a creative hub complete with a 600 sq. ft. production studio. Owners Shanita Nicholas and Amanda-Jane Thomas aimed to create a place where coffee, community and culture connect. While we can’t connect in person, they are open for delivery and takeout including their signature roast coffee beans to enjoy at home.
108 S Market St
Stuff I Eat
Grab some incredibly delicious and good for you vegan fare at Stuff I Eat. They have been perfecting healthy food for 15 years, and it’s AOTCH’s go-to for brunch, lunch or a gourmet dessert made by the dazzling Chef B.
114 N Market St
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Indulge in classic Italian-American comfort food at Sunday Gravy, a recent addition to the neighborhood. Voted one of the 18 Best Pasta Restaurants in the city by Eater LA, their delicious menu features the genre’s greatest hits like fettuccini alfredo, short rib ragu and cheesy garlic bread.
1122 Centinela Ave
The Wood Urban Kitchen & Sports Lounge
Catch all of the big games at one of Inglewood’s newest restaurants, The Wood Urban Kitchen & Sports Lounge. Enjoy all of the BBQ classics – brisket, spare ribs, rib tips and more on their spacious patio. Check out their full menu here.
129 N Market St