Slideshow SLIDESHOW: Midnight Snack: Where to Get the Best Late-Night Bites in Los Angeles

Canter's Deli [Photograph: Farley Elliott]

Despite what you may have heard, Los Angeles is certainly a town that likes to stay up late. Yes, our bars close at 2 a.m., but that's just because we want to make it to the taco truck before the run out of al pastor. We don't have as much easy-to-use public transportation as New York or Chicago or San Francisco or... you get the point. But what we lack in late night ease, we more than make up for in determination. Once "last call" rings out, we all absolutely must start figuring out where we're going to go eat.

What Angelenos do have in spades is culinary diversity, even at all hours of the night. You can find pre-dawn hot dogs on any urban street corner in America, but L.A. has Thai food, Jewish deli sandwiches, burgers, steaks, Korean fusion rice bowls, and plenty more. Plus, have we mentioned the tacos?

Click through the slideshow for six late night Los Angeles food destinations worth staying up for.

About the author: Farley Elliott is a writer and comedian living in Los Angeles. He writes about food, beer and entertainment at OverOverUnder.com.

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