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Things to do in Los Angeles

#1

Griffith Observatory

2800 E Observatory Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

1020 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It's just been updated and is a great place to learn about the universe, look through telescopes, and watch the sunset.

#2

Fred 62

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 1850 North Vermont Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

114 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fantastic updated classic diner. Open 24 hours, and about 24 steps from the doorstep. Breakfast, noodles, burgers, root beer floats, beer and wine.

#3

Little Dom's

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 2128 Hillhurst Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

101 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fantastic Italian. You'll probably see John Hamm here - he has his own booth. Monday night set dinner is a steal. Weekend brunch is great.

#4

Figaro Cafe

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 1802 North Vermont Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

116 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best happy hour 4-7. Great classic French food. Wonderful coffee, croissants, breads, and treats baked fresh daily. People watching at the sidewalk tables.

#5

Skylight Books

1818 North Vermont Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

100 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fantastic book store. Live readings. Art book store right next door. Lots of snoozing cats.

294 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I think it's the best theater in the city. There's an attached cafe, they have real butter on the popcorn, art deco design, and they've knocked out every other row so you can stretch out.

#7

The Dresden

$$· 1760 N Vermont Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

131 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Classic Hollywood landmark. Remember Swingers? Great cocktails. Don't miss Marty and Elaine's show most nights. You will never forget it.

#8

Yuca's

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 4666 Hollywood Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

29 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Arguably the best Mexican food in the neighborhood. Burritos!

227 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Super cool patio dining for lunch/dinner. Yes, you'll probably see some celebrities, and have some great food and coffee.

#10

Greek Theatre

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$$· 2700 North Vermont Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

234 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing, unique forest amphitheater that features a great array of bands and performances.

#11

Rite Aid

$$· 1637 North Vermont Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best pharmacy in the neighborhood. Delicious and amazingly inexpensive ice cream.

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great breakfast/lunch.

#13

Ye Rustic Inn

$$· 1831 Hillhurst Avenue·Map·Hours·

49 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best dive bar in the neighborhood, Antler chandeliers, pitchers of beer, delicious hot wings and a wicked jukebox.

#14

1739 Public House

BarsBars
$$· 1739 North Vermont·Map·Hours·

39 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Lots of beer on tap and TV screens for games. Huge place with good service. Free pizza at happy hour 4-7 PM.

#15

Jons Marketplace

1601 North Vermont Avenue·Map·Hours·

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Funky good grocery store with Eastern European, and Latin American foods, Incredible and shockingly inexpensive produce department.

#16

Farfalla

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 1978 Hillhurst Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

38 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Solid Italian fare and pizzas.

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Classic American Frank Sinatra Italian food. Solid pizza - try the Rosa. Bottles of wine sold steps from the house. It may sound weird, but a spectacular turkey sandwich on fresh bakes rolls.

#18

Bru Coffeebar

StoresStores
$$· 1866 North Vermont Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fancy coffee bar and cool place to hang out.

#19

Albertsons

$$· 2035 Hillhurst Avenue·Map·Hours·

45 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great grocery store and pharmacy. Great fried chicken!

#20

Lassens Natural Foods & Vitamins

2080 Hillhurst Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

123 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Organic and natural market. Juice bar, vitamins, an yummy healthy food.

#21

Yuca's On Hollywood

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 4666 Hollywood Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Second location for arguably the best Mexican food in the neighborhood. Burritos!

#22

Hollyhock House

4800 Hollywood Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

36 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It's a Frank Lloyd Wright you can walk to. And it's crazy cool.

#23

Bank of America

4510 Franklin Avenue·Map·Hours·

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It's another bank!

#24

Wells Fargo Bank

1534 North Vermont Avenue·Map·Hours·

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Hey, another bank!

#25

Barnsdall Park

ParksParks
$· 4800 Hollywood Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

61 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It's a park, a museum, and an art school. Perfect place to watch the sunset. In the summer there's a crazy wine party every Friday with food trucks. Go to the website to get tickets.

#26

Juicy Burger

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 1820 North Vermont Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Excellent burgers - Voted best in Los Angeles 2012. Great fies

38 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It's the METRO red line. Get to Hollywood in 10 minutes, downtown and Staples Center in 20 minutes, Pasadena, the Westside, and even San Diego for $15 on Metrolink!

#28

Bank of America

1715 N Vermont Ave·Map·Hours·

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It's a bank!

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Straight up Thai food. Fantastic mango with sticky rice( when it's in season). Late late night hang for food and wacky karoake.

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It's 7-Eleven convenience store. 24 hours. Everything you need, or close to it, day or night. So Close!