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what to eat and drink in the neighborhood

browse menus from some of our neighboring businesses below. while seated outdoors in Lower Polk Plaza, feel free to enjoy food from any of the restaurants on this list while you have drinks and snacks from el lopo.

Ben Thai Cafe

(open 11am-2:30pm and 5:30pm-9pm)

homestyle Thai food

Batter Bakery

(open until 3pm; pickup only)

handcrafted baked goods 

Grubstake Diner

(open at 5pm)

burgers, steaks, and shakes

Kasa Indian Eatery

(open 11am-9pm daily)

Indian kathi rolls and samosas

Vegan Picnic

(open until 3pm)

guiltlessly delicious plant-based food