Shopping in Los Angeles
This is where local Airbnb hosts say to go in search of local treasures and trends.
Best of the best
888 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Most popular mall in LA. Adjacent to the Farmer's Markets. Only 10 years old, but looks like an outdoor town square with a huge fountain, its own trolly and many shops and places to eat. Excellent ... read more
The Grove features a large center park with an animated fountain. The Grove is anchored by Nordstrom and has flagship stores for British fashion chain Topshop/Topman, Barnes & Noble, and Apple. Ot... read more
239 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Classic outdoor food market. Lots of delicious vendors. Everyone's favorite is Eggslut.
140 local Airbnb hosts recommend
One of the last-standing old-school record stores. A must-see for music lovers. This place is HUGE, and you can get great used vinyl and CDs for super cheap!
113 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Sunday morning HUGE street market. Local farmers & vendors offer a variety of fresh California-grown fruits & veggies, honey, fish, eggs, meats, cheeses, mushrooms, jewelry, gifts etc. Breakfast too!
Sundays from 8am - 1 pm, one of the largest and best farmers Markets in LA. While in the area visit Amoeba Records, Hollywood Walk of Fame, El Capitan Movie Palace & the historic Pantages
111 local Airbnb hosts recommend
There is no greater selection of used (with new ones as well) books in an inviting book store where you can sit and read or relax. They have a side room which is an art book section - these are al... read more
659 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Stroll along this outdoor mall with tons of shops. There are restaurants and movie theaters as well. Then you can walk down to the Santa Monica pier!
Third street and the surrounding area of downtown Santa Monica is a must see when you are staying at our place. There are so many restaurants and shops even if you are staying for a week you will ... read more
86 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Stop by the TOMS Flagship for a coffee or juice; stay to enjoy their gorgeous backyard space - with free wi-fi and oh-so-cozy couches, it's perfect for an extended stay.
Yes, this is the flagship store for Toms shoes, BUT it has a super cool chill zone inside - even a faux grassy area where people bring the pups. It's worth it for the seating and you can check out ... read more
This place sells shoes among other things. Cool place to grab a hand crafted coffee and chill out back in a comfy chair with your paper. Work on your computer if you're into that sort of thing. ;-)
121 local Airbnb hosts recommend
This is my Target as it's the most convenient location. From Santa Monica turn onto Formosa and park in the underground lot. The 1st hour is free. I've never had to pay because you can get in and o... read more
The Gateway shopping center is a nice walk from on Santa Monica. Target is a general store for anything from Notepads to toiletries, food and clothes. Next door is a Best Buy for electronics and ... read more
Super Target: drug store, groceries, liquor, clothing, last minute "I thought I brought that, but ...glad it's here". I've stacked this apt with everything, but should you need it...it should be here
47 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Charming shopping village features colorful boardwalk shops & restaurants amid scenic harbor views.
Shore line village is the heart of long Beach. It captures the essence of the city. Unique boutique shops, great restaurants, scenic view, rental bikes and yatchs'. Its soo much fun. Don't forget t... read more
A charming shopping village with dozens of restaurants, boardwalk shops, a carousel, carnival games, segway and bike rentals, and harbor cruises.
78 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Bookstore that is open late and sells beer and wine! I'm in heaven.
The other great Echo Park coffee staple is Stories- a cool bookstore with a coffee shop in back and a great outdoor patio. They also have small bites of food for breakfast and lunch:)
402 local Airbnb hosts recommend
If you prefer a mall setting, the Beverly Center offers you the latest fashion at Macy's Bloomingdales, and smaller outfits like H&M and American Eagle. Also housed here are high-end designers, and... read more
Huge shopping mall, Beverly Hills style. Some 160 distinctive specialty boutiques: Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, Ben Sherman, Diesel, Gucci, Prada, The Ferrari Store, Fendi, Hugo Boss.
Beverly Center is a monolithic eight story structure located at the edge of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, California. Premier fashion destination with 100 distinctive specialty boutiques.
365 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Biggest tourist destination for THE Hollywood experience. Chinese Mann & Kodak Theatres, Ripley's Believe It or Not, Hollywood Star Walk, Jimmy Kimmel show, Madame Tussaud Wax Museum, +Retail stores!!
The tourist center of LA is just blocks away. The Dolby Theatre (home to Academy Awards & Cirque du Soleil), Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Chinese Theatre, El Capitan... read more
112 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Absolute fabulous sandwich shop and a great place to get European beer. Nice outside tables to sit outside and chat and have a bite.
Delicious coffee, top-notch chocolate croissant, breakfast burritos, blended juice drinks, craft beer, pizza night, sandwiches, wine, cheese, more. Walkable from house.
70 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Fantastic books are crammed in every corner of this crowded shop - but the amazingly knowledgeable staff are there to help you find your way and/or turn you on to something new.
Beautiful, independant bookstore. They do their job so well they actually EXPANDED with the annex next door. Oh , and there is a tree in the middle and a resident cat.
Unique bookstore with incredibly knowledgeable staff and all kinds of books you can't find at a big retailer. Beautiful and serene atmosphere with local cat!
30 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Great higher end shopping area. Has grocery store, movie theaters, Starbucks, and more. Great outdoor area too with water fountains and gardens.
While staying in Calabasas , this is your go to place. This is where we grocery shop, go to the movies, bookstore , shop and frequent the many restaurants and cafe's. Something for everyone. It's l... read more
Incredible lay out with plants, trees and pounds. You can enjoy the ducks, birds and flowers plus find some well known personalities from Movies, TV..... There are many Stores and Great Eateries.
60 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Fabulous and fun city flea market every Sunday from 9am - 5pm. This is the one flea market you can go to at 2pm and still see stuff. Great people watching, walkable and not overwhelming.
Held in the Fairfax High School parking lot Sundays, rain or shine (with proceeds benefiting its students), this market hosts only 250 vendors but makes for a fun afternoon of shopping with live ja... read more
This Flea Market happens every Sunday at Fairfax and Melrose...good food, antiques, vintage wares and people watching!
87 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Great trendy coffee shop wth sandwiches, pastries chocolates and a motorcycle boutique. Outdoor and indoor seating. A popular trendy local hang out- especially with film industry types and actors.
Great place to grab a coffee (serving Vittoria Coffee and Venice Cold Brew) and observe the local Venice scene. The shop also displays the latest Deus equipment and apparel, focused on custom motor... read more
47 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Fun shopping spot, with expensive but very trendy clothes; that said, really good deals in the gift shop + a very nice restaurant and cafe. A favorite celebrity hot spot.
65 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Silver Lake Wine is undoubtedly the best place in the neighborhood to purchase a bottle of vino. But in line with the social vibe of the neighborhood, the favorite wine shops offers a variety of in... read more
$15 wine tastings on Mondays and Thursdays that draw a nice crowd. Lots of folks standing around and mingling. 6-8,9pm? Usually a fancy food truck outside. Otherwise, good wine store.
This wine store hosts tasting events on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays....a great place to stop by for a wine flight. Its and incredibly social and packed house...especially on Thursdays.
16 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Great place to go. Visit tourist shops, take a harbor cruise, select fresh seafood and have it prepared the way you like it--enjoy with live mariachi music and sangria.
If you like seafood and being down by the water the Ports O' Call is perfect for that craving. Just a 15 min drive from Bungalow Des Artiste over the Vincent Thomas Bridge into San Pedro.
161 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Great outdoor mall with tons of cute shops and restaurants. A trolley that runs throughout and dancing water fountains give the Americana a fantastic atmosphere!
Food, shopping, entertainment! There is a big movie theater, fountains, outdoor walking areas and a lot of great food including sushi, Italian, steak, and dumplings! An easy walk from our place.Fo... read more
57 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Big, inexpensive department store for shopping and household needs. 1 block from 7th/Metro station on Red/Purple lines. Open until midnight.
Target is located in a small shopping mall. There's also a cupcake store (Sprinkle), a Zara, a Victoria's Secret, and a fancy food court.
Conveniently located in a Plaza with nice restaurants and shopping. Target has everything you need for everyday use.
32 local Airbnb hosts recommend
This whole neighborhood - Sunset Junction - has great shopping - unique boutiques and thrift stores. Mohawk General Store has a great selection of small designer clothes for men and women.
If you're looking for local shopping you can start by a coffee at Intelligencia and crossing the street to visit the Mohawk General Store. It's a curated shop with everything from selected clothing... read more
Curated high end store for women - primarily fashion.
32 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Everything a bookstore should be! Plus it has a sidewalk coffee cafe for people watching, great newsstand, superb movie theater next door and terrific flan across the street at the Mexican restaurant.
This is the oldest independent bookstore on the west coast — more than 100 years old — with a great selection and very helpful staff. Be sure to see the tile mosaics in the rear patio.
We come here as a family to let the kids play while we shop the kids section books. Great selection, quaint bookshop, and unique gift ideas! I never leave empty handed.
142 local Airbnb hosts recommend
City walk is a great place to see if you are exploring Los Angeles. It has a huge movie theater, plenty of places to shop, numerous restaurants, and the Universal Studios amusement park right next ... read more
Universal City Walk are the entertainment and retail districts located adjacent to the theme parks of Universal Parks & Resorts. High-energy hub of shops, eateries & nightclubs plus entertainment s... read more
51 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Probably the best Costco in the US. Saw an original Picasso for sale there once. Go for the wine and cheese selection.
Costco is a Costso. Best gas price. Good wine selection. High quality fruit & vegetable. (You have to be a member.)
If you are in America to shop, this is the place for all kinds of bulk items for cheap. However, you need to go with someone who has a membership.
46 local Airbnb hosts recommend
If you're into funky books, oddities or vintage american culture this place is for you. Have a burger at Umami and stop by here after
Wacko is a really unique and fun pop-culture gift shop, art gallery, book store, handmade soap-slinger and toy emporium. This must-see shop has over 6,000 square feet of pop-culture ephemera, signa... read more
Wacko / Soap Plant is a really unique store with lots of gifts, knick knacks, coffee table books and oddities. They also have an edgy art gallery showing local artists.
44 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Forget your toothpaste or need some aspirin for that Hollywood hangover? This is the place. Also has a Redbox if you feel like renting a movie.
Our go-to store for anything needed day or night. They are friendly, have self-check-out, and it's open 24 hours!
Pharmacy and basic necessities closest to the house: shampoo, medication, etc.
44 local Airbnb hosts recommend
This three-story Victorian house converted into a nightlife hotspot is great for grabbing a drink and chilling on the outdoor garden patio, or going inside to one of the three levels to listen to t... read more
Great atmosphere here. Three levels, basement, middle, and second floor. There is also a large patio. A historic building where celebrities often get married, you can find a good band or DJ on t... read more
On Tuesday from 5 - 9 food trucks set up shop. The Victorian lets you sit at their tables - no hassle. There's also a great Farmers Market in the same parking lot on Sunday mornings.
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Fabulous selection of used books, DVDs, music, and more!
Good browsing and good prices on a carefully culled selection of used and collectable books on all subjects. When you go down to Franklin Village one night, go in whether you want a book or not.