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Best things to do in Los Angeles

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Cafe
“Sandwiches, salads & other basic bites served amid welcoming, low-key indoor & outdoor environs.”
29 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great food, great marina view, Beer ++ Good value for the $$ Probably the best value in the area with all considered. Parking lot. ”
31 locals recommend
Bakery
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“The best coffee and pastries! Also try their Sweet Lady Jane salad with a scoop of chicken curry or tuna :)”
34 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“Heaven on Earth, I'm the picky kind and this place is my go-to escape for delicious and healthy foods and groceries. ”
197 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Seattle-based coffeehouse chain known for its signature roasts, light bites and WiFi availability. -”
15 locals recommend
Clothing Store
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“Looking for denim? This is the spot. With a cult following overseas, American Rag has been a fixture in the La Brea Design District fashion scene since 1985. ”
31 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“affordable, authentic thai food, very casual setting on Hollywood blvd, not trendy.”
25 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Our favorite Italian restaurant. You cant go wrong with any of their pasta dishes.”
29 locals recommend
Library
“Great public pool access and tennis courts - also free outdoor gym nearby. ”
30 locals recommend
Food Court
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“This place has a bit of everything. Good craft beer, food and excellent coffee. The vibe is cool and the place is made from shipping containers. Super neat!! ”
27 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Every Saturday morning, located in Old Town Calabasas. (It's across the street from The Leonis Adobe) Stroll through this local farmer's market and find amazing fresh fruits, veggies, flowers and who knows what other hidden delicious gems you may find. You might even see some of our local celebrities. *Tip-*Bring your own shopping bags to hold all your goodies*”
18 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Redbird is a tucked away cute restaurant in Downtown LA. It's got modern American delights on their menu, with an impressive selection of drinks and cocktails with their full bar. The decor hearkens an art deco style with a contemporary touch. ”
25 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Fun concerts are always happening here. It's walking distance too! Just find tickets online and enjoy the show.”
21 locals recommend
Bar
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“You never know whether this will be just a bar or a nightclub on the weekend. But it tends to be a classy early-evening spot during the week to sit on posh British furniture in a library/study styled interior. The drinks and bartenders are highly underrated by the local scene, and this place was renovated a year or two back. Almost a secret spot because nothing is around.”
26 locals recommend
Trade School
“Has public exhibits, easy walk. Beautiful courtyard to sit in and have lunch. ”
15 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Amazing health juices, smoothies and bowls. Vitamin shots, and so much more for your health needs.”
36 locals recommend