By Farley Elliott and Mona Holmes
Los Angeles’s car culture and urban sprawl are legendary. As a result of Southern California’s massive network of freeways and wide boulevards, drive-thru restaurants have proliferated in the decades since the introduction of the two-way speaker box in 1948, and even today drive-thru restaurants continue to thrive in communities all over greater LA.
From the iconic Randy’s Donut to a fairly new Long Beach plant-based joint, here are 13 of the best drive-thru restaurants to stop at during this time of physical distancing. ADDED: Antojitos Martin, B&B Donuts, Gus’s Drive-In, Plant Power Fast Food, Randy’s Donuts REMOVED: Arry’s Super Burgers, Astro Burger, Broad Street Oyster, El Huero Read More Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically. 14557 Vanowen St Van Nuys, CA 91405 (747) 264-1662 (747) 264-1662 Visit Website Van Nuys’
Chuys Tacos Dorados does hard-shelled tacos and other Mexican-American staples from a simple drive-thru right off Vanowen Street. 10748 Vanowen St North Hollywood, CA 91605 (818) 505-9070 (818) 505-9070 Visit Website North Hollywood option Sam’s is still going strong, offering takeout to the greater San Fernando Valley — including lots of breakfast items — daily. 3838 E Colorado Blvd Pasadena, CA 91107 (626) 449-4412 (626) 449-4412 Visit […]