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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.
Coffee Shop
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“Perhaps the place where craft coffee really took off in Los Angeles back in 2007, this Silver Lake coffee bar still has excellent coffee brewed by the cup or via espresso. And that patio is the perfect snapshot of Eastside culture. ”
  • 318 locals recommend
French Restaurant
$$$
“Great restaurant and bar. Best cocktails in the area and amazing food. Crowd is typically full of interesting writers and other industry creative types. ”
  • 282 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The silver lake reservoir has a nice community pedestrian path, if you walk the whole way around it’s about 2.6 miles. You can’t go inside the reseguir though...unfortunately it’s just for looking, not for swimming.”
  • 208 locals recommend
Gastropub
$$
“sports bar, gastro pub, great Pizza - sit by the fire, at the bar or outside ($$)”
  • 206 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“Echo Parks most famous music venue. It’s small and intimate with a decent sized patio area outside. When The Rolling Stones played a surprise show here it basically shut down Echo Park for the night. ”
  • 153 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is a very popular and great vegan option and specialized drinks within walking distance less than half a mile away!”
  • 183 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“If your planning on ordering their famous deep dish pizza call ahead because it takes 45 minutes to make. The bread pudding is also out of control good. Cozy, family style vibe. Gets busy most nights but worth the wait. ”
  • 150 locals recommend
Noodle House
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“if you love ramen this is the go to spot, it's in Silverlake so about 30min from Chatsworth but worth it”
  • 141 locals recommend
Store
“Sort of like a smaller version of Whole Foods, super convenient, nice produce selection and a decent selection of prepared foods which is nice if you're on the go and looking for a quick bite.”
  • 146 locals recommend
Taiwanese Restaurant
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“This is just a fantastic Taiwanese restaurant. They don't take reservations so you might have to stand in line for a bit but it is 100% worth it. It also happens to be very affordable. We recommend the Dan Dan Noodles, the scallion pancakes, the pot stickers and the 5 spice bamboo shoot salad.”
  • 147 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Echo Park/Silver Lake: Intelligentsia coffee, Cliffs Edge, Tierra Mia coffee, Sage, Ostrich Farm, Echo Park Lake - take a walk around the pond or rent a paddle boat for a fun view of DTLA”
  • 68 locals recommend
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Seafood Restaurant
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“Mid priced seafood restaurant (obviously) specializing in oysters. Book in advance, it gets crowded. If there are no tables go upstairs to the bar. Oyster specials available up there too. ”
  • 115 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Like dining in a treehouse. A great upscale date night or brunch spot with tasty, fresh Californian inspired food . Reservations recommended.”
  • 139 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Totally amazing spicy Thai restaurant. This place is so good. Damn. It's close to a big staircase if you need to walk off your meal. ”
  • 127 locals recommend
Bar
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“If you're into Father John Misty, or dark dive bars you'll want to visit the Thirsty Crow. ”
  • 117 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Sceney chic Silver Lake coffee institution just down from the reservoir. They have a full menu for brunch, lunch etc and for is always good. Sit out side for people watching. ”
  • 131 locals recommend

Top restaurants

French Restaurant
“Great restaurant and bar. Best cocktails in the area and amazing food. Crowd is typically full of interesting writers and other industry creative types. ”
  • 282 locals recommend
Gastropub
“sports bar, gastro pub, great Pizza - sit by the fire, at the bar or outside ($$)”
  • 206 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a very popular and great vegan option and specialized drinks within walking distance less than half a mile away!”
  • 183 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“If your planning on ordering their famous deep dish pizza call ahead because it takes 45 minutes to make. The bread pudding is also out of control good. Cozy, family style vibe. Gets busy most nights but worth the wait. ”
  • 150 locals recommend
Noodle House
“if you love ramen this is the go to spot, it's in Silverlake so about 30min from Chatsworth but worth it”
  • 141 locals recommend
Taiwanese Restaurant
“This is just a fantastic Taiwanese restaurant. They don't take reservations so you might have to stand in line for a bit but it is 100% worth it. It also happens to be very affordable. We recommend the Dan Dan Noodles, the scallion pancakes, the pot stickers and the 5 spice bamboo shoot salad.”
  • 147 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Mid priced seafood restaurant (obviously) specializing in oysters. Book in advance, it gets crowded. If there are no tables go upstairs to the bar. Oyster specials available up there too. ”
  • 115 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Like dining in a treehouse. A great upscale date night or brunch spot with tasty, fresh Californian inspired food . Reservations recommended.”
  • 139 locals recommend

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