Lisa's Guidebook

I love entertaining and hosting people from around the world. I have been a host family for Santa Monica Students for the past 3 years and have established great friendships with them that will las... read more
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Things to do in Los Angeles



Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1661 Abbot Kinney Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

141 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great food. Serves all types of great salads, sandwiches, homemade soups and chili. Also has fish and chicken entrees. Fantastic deserts and refreshing lemonade. Not to pricey. To go or can eat there.

133 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great place for Coffe or Sunday Brunch. Charming place. Has self serve or sit down on a beautiful outdoor patio. Reasonable price for the area.

104 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Has a couple locations. Great coffee , muffins and some breakfast items.


Hal's Bar and Grill

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1025 Abbot Kinney Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

49 local Airbnb hosts recommend

On Monday the restaurant offers half off on all wine. Great tapas and wine. Sweet outside patio. Fantastic place for coffee and deserts at the end of the night too.

416 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great place to pick up already made food either hot or cold. Also other things you may need.


Yard House

Food SceneRestaurants
13455 Maxella Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

35 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a chain of restaurants. Great beer selection on tap. Large portions . They opened up the new shopping area with lots of new shops and movie theatre.


The Huntley Hotel

Everything Else
$$· 1111 2nd Street·Map·Website·

34 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Bar/Restaurant in the penthouse. Very trendy bar and restaurant with great view of the beach. Food is okay , but great people watching and meeting people. They do have a DJ that plays great music.


Cafe del Rey

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 4451 Admiralty Way·Map·Hours·Website·

28 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best Happy Hour in the Marina. Go between 5-7 and enjoy a happy hour menu in the bar. Great view of the Marina Harbor. Great indoor fireplace to get cozy next too.

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great little store if you are looking for the latest styles of cloths and a discount price.


Hal's Bar and Grill

$$· 1025 Abbot Kinney Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

91 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great Bar and good food. Gets really loud, but great to meet people. Also you can stayed parked and walk along Abbott Kinney. Great new bars and restaurants all along the street.