Here's a list of our staff's favourite restaurants within walking distance, in alphabetical order. Five-point ratings and info from Google Reviews:

Best Burrito (4.5) $
Restaurant
2616 Main St 
Casual · Good for kids

The Cascade Room (4.0) $$ 
Restaurant
Lively eatery offers West Coast comfort fare with craft beers & an extensive classic cocktail list.
2616 Main St
Great cocktails · Cosy · Casual

Charlie's Little Italian (3.8) $$
Restaurant Rustic Italian cooking gets a modern update at this bright trattoria with a small sidewalk patio. 
2610 Main St 
Great cocktails · Cosy · Casual

Chutney Villa South Indian Cuisine (4.2) $$
Laid-back eatery offering a large menu of South Indian classics including vegetarian options.
147 E Broadway 
Casual · Good for kids · Groups

Congee Noodle House (3.7) $$
Chinese
No-frills eatery that's open late & offers classic Hong Kong-style dishes. Cash only. 
141 E Broadway Casual · Good for kids · Groups

Fable Diner (4.3) $$
Restaurant
Light, contemporary diner offering breakfast, brunch, lunch & dinner from fresh farm ingredients.
151 E Broadway

Fatburger (3.6) $
Hamburger 
Long-running LA-based chain serving burgers in several sizes, plus other classic fast-food options. 
255 W Broadway 
Casual · Good for kids

The Federal Store Luncheonette & Grocer (4.6) $$
A little luncheonette, grocer and plant shop nestled away in Mt Pleasant
2601 Quebec St

Lucy's Eastside Diner (3.9)  $$
Diner
24-hour joint with a retro interior whipping up clever Canadian noshes & classic cocktails.
2708 Main St 
Cosy · Casual

Martini's Whole Wheat Pizza (3.9) $$
Pizza 
Comfy eatery with exposed brick & a bar open until late, crafting pizzas & diverse dishes.
151 W Broadway 
Great cocktails · Cosy · Casual

Noodlebox Mt Pleasant (4.3) $
Asian Restaurant 
2511 Main St

Pad Thai Cuisine (3.8) $
Thai
Compact, sparsely decorated restaurant turns out generous portions of Thai standards.
132 E Broadway
Casual · Delivery · Groups

Sushi California (4.2) $$
Sushi 388 W Broadway
Casual · Groups

The Wallflower (4.2) $$
Restaurant
Informal neighbourhood eatery offering diner comfort food for meat eaters, vegans & celiacs alike. 
2420 Main St
Great cocktails · Cosy · Casual

Whole Foods Market (3.9) $
Grocery Store
Eco-minded chain with natural & organic grocery items, housewares & other products.
510 W 8th Ave