I thought it would be helpful to give you guys a list of some of my favorite places DTLA for all you visitors. All these are walking distance.
Im going to list by category and all things marked *ACE are places with in a block from the Ace Hotel where many of you are staying.
OmNOM- http://www.omnomorganics.com/ *ACE Right at base of Easter Building (green One)
Cafe Mannequin 850 S Broadway in the lobby next to Umami Burger across fromThe Eastern Building (which is the giant deco green one)..
They just recently opened and have delicious coffee,juices and amazing pastries also salad wraps etc. Open 8-3pm
The Verve- http://vervecoffee.com/pages/locations-dtla Coffee/Juices cool patio *ACE
Poppy & Rose- http://www.poppyandrosela.com/
Nickel Diner- http://nickeldiner.com/
Bodega Louie- http://www.bottegalouie.com/ ALSO the deserts are AMAZING!
Eggslut- http://www.grandcentralmarket.com/vendors/69/eggslut Fairfax & Thee Slut <3
Locality & the Badasserie- http://localiyours.com/localita/ Delivers
Shojin- http://www.theshojin.com/dtla.htm Vegan Sushi which sounds weird but is amazing.
Vegan Joint- http://theveganjoint.com/home/ Delivers
By Type of food etc:
Brazilian- Wood Spoon- http://woodspoonla.com/ Super Delicious try the Sangria! *ACE
Burgers- Umami - https://www.umamiburger.com/locations/broadway/ umm Ahi Burger *ACE
Chinese- Secret Chinese Delivery- http://www.secretchinesedelivery.com/ Delivery *ACE
Chinese- New Moon - http://newmoonrestaurants.com/menu/ Delivery *ACE
French/American- The Perch- http://perchla.com/ Great View Live Music
Mediterranean- Spread Kitchen- http://www.spreadkitchen.com/ New Favorite restaurant .
Mexican- El Cholo- http://elcholo.com/location/downtown
Pizza- Prufrock- http://www.theregenttheater.com/prufrock-pizzeria/
Pizza- Amanti- https://www.amantepizzaandpasta.com/location.php Delivery till 4am *ACE
Pizza/Italian- Terroni- http://www.terroni.com/ Fancier Sit Down *ACE
Spanish/Tapas- Baco Mercat- http://bacomercat.com/home.html I LOVE this place.
Sushi- Sugarfish- http://sugarfishsushi.com/our-locations/downtown-la
Vietnamese- Blossom- http://www.blossomrestaurant.com/
Grand Central Market- http://www.grandcentralmarket.com/ They have everything you could want to eat. My favorite Thai place Sticky Rice is there ( they have two side with two separate menus so check both sides out before ordering!)
Seven Grand- Whiskey Bar- http://213dthospitality.com/project/seven-grand-dtla/
Broadway Bar- https://www.facebook.com/thebroadwaybar
Cranes Bar- https://www.facebook.com/Cranes-Bar-Downtown-412971755514506/ *ACE
Pattern Bar- http://www.patternbar.com/ Drinks and Fancy Bar Food *ACE
Golden Gopher- http://213dthospitality.com/project/golden-gopher/
Clifton's- http://cliftonsla.com/ Amazing to visit and have drinks, food is not amazing though.