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Thomas & Molly's Guidebook

Thomas & Molly
We are a well traveled couple and try and get away any chance we get. We loved many of the places we've been to: Costa Rica, England, Ireland, Scotland, Belgium, Holland, France, Greece, the Domini... read more

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#1

Sqirl

$$· 720 North Virgil Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

221 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Formerly a preserves company, Sqirl does breakfast and does it good!

#2

Malo

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 4326 West Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

55 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It's our home away from home Mexican inspired restaurant. The best Margaritas in town and you will always find local musicians working there. Get the Beef-Pickle Taco!

#3

Night + Market Song

$$· 3322 Sunset Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

114 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Authentic Thai food. The best Tom Ghar Gai soup we have ever had! For those of you that love spicy food, this is the place!

#4

Two Boots

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 1818 W Sunset Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

75 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Our favorite delivery pizza. Try the Night Tripper, our fave. Not a place to go eat at, delivery is best. http://twoboots.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/EPMenu.pdf

#5

The Echo

NightclubsNightclubs
1822 West Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

211 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Rolling Stones played this club in 2013. Right around the corner from us! Two Boots in conveniently located next door for your after clubbing munchies. They have dance nights here too.

#6

Cafe Stella

$· 3932 West Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

291 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cafe Stella is a very cute French restaurant with lovely outdoor seating. Bar Stella is in front. All manner of good looking people go here and you may see some famous actors here as well! We have.

#7

Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea

$$· 3922 West Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

406 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The hub of Sunset Junction. Great place to sip and watch all the hipster locals, right in the heart of Silver Lake.

#8

Lamill Coffee Boutique

StoresStores
$$· 1636 Silver Lake Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

72 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Just a short walk from our guesthouse, LAMILL has some of the best coffee in town.

#9

The Short Stop

BarsBars
1455 West Sunset Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

107 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Dive bar, formerly a big cop hangout. The kids in the hood get down with DJ's spinning on the dance floor. Outdoor smoking patio too!

#10

Silver Lake Ramen

RestaurantsRestaurants
$· 2927 West Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·

153 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The bomb ramen place! The locals love this place and we do too. It is always busy and they take no reservations. One bowl will do you. Try going at off hours, like before 5:30PM for dinner. Yummy!

#11

Lassen's

1631 Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

154 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Our closest health food store. It's cold in here, so bring a sweater! Even in the summer...

#12

Silver Lake Reservoir

1850 W Silver Lake Blvd·Map·

224 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Take a walk or a jog around the lake this area was named after. On the east side of the lake is the famous Neutra house which is across from the Silver Lake meadow that is adjacent to the lake.

#13

The Kitchen

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$· 4348 Fountain Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

66 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Another good breakfast spot. Just an Lyft or Uber ride away...

#14

Wacko

4633 Hollywood Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

59 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Silver Lake most famous gift shop. This is where you go to bring back home something distinctively "L.A."

#15

Akbar

BarsBars
4356 West Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

92 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Right around the corner from The Kitchen and our favorite gay bar. Dancing too!

#16

Echo Park Lake

ParksParks
751 Echo Park Avenue·Map·

193 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Try the paddleboat rides on the lake. Beautifully re-done and a great place to go just hang out. A cute story about our Echo Park Lake locals: http://tinyurl.com/npg9nmj

#17

Tiki Ti

$· 4427 West Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

97 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The most awesome little tiki bar in L.A. and we have it! Not to be missed. Drinks are a little pricey but it's well worth the experience.

#18

The Home State

$· 4624 Hollywood Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

51 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A Texas breakfast/taco joint. Great reviews on Yelp. We haven't been here yet, but it looks real cute. Curbside service if you call ahead!

#19

Covell

BarsBars
$$· 4628 Hollywood Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

107 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Really nice wine bar with 150 wines by the glass. Nice little food menu as well with small plates

#20

Pine & Crane

$$· 1521 Griffith Park Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

145 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Taiwanese food and craft beer, right in the heart of the Silver Lake triangle. Delish!

#21

Little Joy

BarsBars
1477 W Sunset Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

82 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Little Joy is located the next corner over from the Short Stop, so if you like dive bars with locals, you might as well hit this too.

#22

Vons

1342 N. Alvarado·Map·Hours·Website·

115 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Our closest supermarket

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great for delivery. A twist on your average Thai. Amazing drinks and Pineapple salad. Because anything is good with pineapple in it. Try the Watermelon Slushy or Pineapple Basil slushy. So refreshing!

#24

CVS/pharmacy

2530 Glendale Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

37 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Our closest 24-hour pharmacy.

#25

Bar Keeper

3910 West Sunset Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great little shop for barware and accouterments for your drinking needs. The owner is very nice too.

#26

Rite Aid Pharmacy

$$· 1433 Glendale Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Our closest pharmacy.

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The best Indian food in Silverlake! In the same min-mall as Wat Dong Moon Lek Noodle and right around the corner from The Kitchen and Akbar. What a yummy little area of Silver Lake!

#28

Los Lavaderos Coin Laundry

2625 Sunset Blvd·Map·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

24-hour laundromat right at the end of our street! Just a 2 minute walk to the corner

#29

Angelus Avenue

Angelus Ave·Map·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Some of Silver Lake's famous stairs, right on the next block from our house. Only for toughies and exercise masochists.

#30

4334 Sunset Blvd

4334 Sunset Blvd·Map·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Elliot Smith Memorial Wall: http://tinyurl.com/p3kz5zg