Tommy's Guidebook


We are filmmakers/producers from the US and the Netherlands. We live in the house next to the bungalow that we are renting out.

Stay at Tommy's place

Entire home/flat

Things to do in Los Angeles



Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

487 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This restaurant, named after one of the owner's mother (pronounced "jewelina"), became a local favorite within weeks of opening, and it's easy to see why.


Tasting Kitchen

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 1633 Abbot Kinney Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

202 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Venice Beach might be known for its wild acts along the wacky muscle beach boardwalk, but this low-lit and lively spot on Abbot Kinney is quite the opposite.

196 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Each visitor is treated to a personalized experience from the minute they enter the industrial-chic, haute coffee house on Abbot Kinney Blvd.

137 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The new kid in town and a stones throw from your stay. Industrial-chic cafe & bakery with Californian fare, plus bread & baked goods. Open for breakfast, lunch, brunch, and dinner.


Le Zinque

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$· 600 Venice Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

125 local Airbnb hosts recommend

French-influenced coffeehouse meets bistro & wine bar in an artsy, minimalist atmosphere. Like Superba, open early and even later. From breakfast to bar, this place has you covered.


Wabi-Sabi Sushi & Asian

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1635 Abbot Kinney Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

62 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Part sushi joint, part chic Asian bistro, Wabi-Sabi exemplifies the eclectic character of its boho-chic Abbot Kinney Boulevard location. Great Happy Hour from 5:30 - 6:30 everyday.

66 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The pizza, given a slow, two-day rise and fired on the floor of a ceramic oven, are superb examples of the breed, puffy in the Neapolitan manner and tinged with smoke, fresh mozzarella.


Milo & Olive

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 2723 Wilshire Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

63 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The heart of the kitchen at this 24-seat restaurant is undoubtedly its wood-fired oven, a wide-mouthed Mangini so thoroughly utilized that not a second seems to go by without something passing through



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

49 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The seasonally driven tapas menu ranges from cold options like a farmers' market heirloom salad to hot dishes like braised beef short ribs and pistachio-crusted salmon.

92 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Translates to "god from the machine" - at the corner of Venice Blvd and Lincoln with a cafe serving great coffee.

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Owner, Richard Karno, opened Groundwork to meet the growing demands for organic coffee at his, then, book store and café.

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Your unbaked pizza works its way down an assembly line, ready to be paved with a plethora of high-quality toppings: Fra' Mani salami, pickled peppadews, charred broccolini and many more.

47 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Dubbed "the Mecca of bodybuilding", it was frequented by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dave Draper and featured in the 1977 movie Pumping Iron.


910 Lincoln Blvd

Everything Else
910 Lincoln Blvd·Map·

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

For a more standard American grocery experience. This is closer than Whole Foods, stays open later and is less expensive.


Lilly's French Cafe & Bar

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1031 Abbot Kinney Boulevard·Map·Website·

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Lilly’s French Café and Bar is rather unassuming from the outside, but once inside, guests are invited to sit either in the dining room or on the simple yet elegant outdoor patio overlooking a garden.


1121 Abbot Kinney Blvd

1121 Abbot Kinney Blvd·Map·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

This restaurant is a great option for breakfast, lunch or dinner on weekdays, and for brunch on weekends. Guests are invited to walk in and enjoy great, fresh food from the menu, which changes often


225 Lincoln Blvd

225 Lincoln Blvd·Map·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

They feature an amazing array of local & organic of eats & treats with wine bar and ready to eat food as well as your grocery shopping needs. A grocery store we miss when we are in Amsterdam.