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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
“It's a really nice place to come to and see. Don't forget to also walk around it on the outside, there's many beautiful flowers and sections for photography as well.”
  • 501 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Historic stadium and a must visit for all baseball fans. Team store open every day and tours available. ”
  • 257 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
French Restaurant
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“Rooftop bar with amazing views of the city. It gets very crowded at night so order a happy hour drink and take the elevator up to the roof to take in the view”
  • 347 locals recommend
Market
“Try to avoid the lunch hour rush as the wait times are not as long. Very large number of vendors to eat and choose from.”
  • 345 locals recommend
  • 10 Experiences
Italian Restaurant
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“I highly recommend their pizzas and pastas! Afterwards, take a look at macaroon heaven! ”
  • 233 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Must see for architect lovers and great music venues. Check their calendar, if you are lucky you'll catch a show that interests you here. The Walt Disney Concert Hall at 111 South Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, California, is the fourth hall of the Los Angeles Music Center and was designed by Frank Gehry. ”
  • 263 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Museum
“The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles is a contemporary art museum with three locations in greater Los Angeles, California. The main branch is located on Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles, near the Walt Disney Concert Hall across from the Broad museum and features wonderful exhibits of contemporary and modern art.”
  • 116 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Concert Hall
“The sight "never gets old" when you see this Frank Gehry space. Don't even need to go inside”
  • 128 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Bookstore
“And incredible old bookstore. Drop in just to check out their book arch or spend an entire afternoon browsing and reading.”
  • 168 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Art Gallery
“Great art museum in downtown/Little Tokyo and host to the annual Printed Matter Art Book Fair. ”
  • 151 locals recommend
Park
“This is a great place to visit and on the weekends they have different types of events that are good for the family or for visitors please Google it to see what event is going on the weekend of Your arrival ”
  • 110 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Hotel
“Along with having some of the best authentic Japanese street food, little Tokyo also features the Japanese-American museum and some fun public art exhibits ”
  • 170 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Pedestrian Plaza
“The origins of the City of Los Angeles, interesting shops and often site of many festivals”
  • 134 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Bakery
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“Chinatown is a festive destination for dining and shopping. Pagoda-style buildings with red lanterns house traditional Chinese restaurants, dim sum houses and bakeries, plus specialty grocery stores and gift shops. There’s also the temples, small art galleries and dark bars. ”
  • 131 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“One of many excellent taco joints! I recommend the mixed platter - an assortment of mini tacos. Sit on the patio out back.”
  • 138 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“A multidimensional lounge and dance club in a former power plant. The venue is broken up into a variety of spaces from intimate curtained booths, an upstairs smoking lounge, a stage and dance floor, and lounge areas. ”
  • 128 locals recommend

Top restaurants

French Restaurant
“Rooftop bar with amazing views of the city. It gets very crowded at night so order a happy hour drink and take the elevator up to the roof to take in the view”
  • 347 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“I highly recommend their pizzas and pastas! Afterwards, take a look at macaroon heaven! ”
  • 233 locals recommend
Taco Place
“One of many excellent taco joints! I recommend the mixed platter - an assortment of mini tacos. Sit on the patio out back.”
  • 138 locals recommend
German Restaurant
“Hip beer hall that serves exotic sausages such as rabbit and snake in addition to some traditional ones. Highly rated. ”
  • 127 locals recommend
Garden-sourced, wood-fired fare in a neighborhood spot
“My favorite place for dinner in the neighborhood. I like to sit at the bar if I'm on my own or with another person. The bartenders are super friendly. Also a popular place for brunch on weekends.”
  • 98 locals recommend
Gastropub
“This is home of the “baco,” the signature flatbread sandwich that was developed by chef Josef Centeno. The original baco was the crispy pork belly and beef carnitas with caraway pepper. Since then, the baco bread has taken centerstage and works as a vessel for all things delicious: pork, beef, poultry, seafood, and veggies. Located in the historic Old Bank district of downtown, Caco Mercat is consistently”
  • 85 locals recommend
Ramen Restaurant
“This is one of my favorite ramen spots in LA. There can often be a line outside but you can put in your name and explore Japan town if the wait is lengthy. Also if the wait is too long there is a great Udon spot next door. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Historic deli serving up signature French dip sandwiches and other comfort food in a busy communal digs. Near Chinatown. (9 min)”
  • 63 locals recommend

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