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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Italian Restaurant
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“Best French-Italian restaurant in my opinion. Almost everything on the menu is good. Their dessert selections were amazing, I love the tiramisu. ”
  • 221 locals recommend
Hotel
“The rooftop bar is a must visit at sunset, the views are amazing when the distant mountains appear between the surrounding office buildings.”
  • 163 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“outdoor mall in downtown los angeles! there are so many great clothing stores like Zara, Nordstrom Rack, and Target. There is also a food court and other surrounding places to grab a bite to eat and even the famous sprinkles cupcakes.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Museum
“A fabulous little place, not expensive to get in. Great gift shop, lots of interactive things to do and fantastic memorabilia to see. If you like music and movies it's definitely worth a visit.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Whisky Bar
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“If you like whiskey and the best live blues music then come here. Theres also a Japanese speakeasy in the back hallway to the right, before the bathroom.”
  • 96 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“One of the best sushi restaurants in L.A. It's super simple menu includes the freshest Salmon and Shrimp Sushi, Tuna Sashimi and Yellowtail rolls! ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Route
“LA Live is in downtown LA adjacent to the Staples Center. It has a variety of restaurants and night life. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Concert Hall
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“The Microsoft Theater (formerly Nokia Theatre L.A. Live) is a music and theatre venue in downtown Los Angeles, California at L.A. Live. The theatre auditorium seats 7,100 and holds one of the largest indoor stages in the United States. Since its opening, the Microsoft Theater has been a popular venue for award shows. The theatre has hosted the ESPY Awards since 2008 as well as the American Music Awards since 2007. The venue has been the home to the Primetime Emmy Awards since 2008 and will continue to do so until at least 2018. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Open-air observation deck providing 360-degree views of the city & a unique glass slide.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Trendy bar with literary drinks and delicious food. Open from 3 pm- 2 am daily”
  • 34 locals recommend
Roof Deck
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“Exclusive Standard Hotel penthouse bar. Stars! Celebrities! Probably can't get in! But give it a shot, you just might :-)”
  • 34 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Delicious food and beautiful scene. If you are ever in downtown LA for a show, visit this restaurant. It’s amazing.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Diner
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“Old school diner, open 24/7, 365 days. Amazing breakfast food, this is an LA institution ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Night Club
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“Scene-y Japanese and sushi restaurant with really good food. Try the crispy rice and rock shrimp!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“High-end sports-bar chain with a huge menu of New American fare & an extensive list of draft beers.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
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“May it be during the day with the family, or at night with your best buds, Lucky Strike is a great place to hang out and let loose, enjoy food and drinks, while bowling. Yes, I said bowling! If you have never attended an event, it is time for you to get in on the fun.”
  • 22 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“Best French-Italian restaurant in my opinion. Almost everything on the menu is good. Their dessert selections were amazing, I love the tiramisu. ”
  • 221 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“One of the best sushi restaurants in L.A. It's super simple menu includes the freshest Salmon and Shrimp Sushi, Tuna Sashimi and Yellowtail rolls! ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Trendy bar with literary drinks and delicious food. Open from 3 pm- 2 am daily”
  • 34 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Delicious food and beautiful scene. If you are ever in downtown LA for a show, visit this restaurant. It’s amazing.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Night Club
“Scene-y Japanese and sushi restaurant with really good food. Try the crispy rice and rock shrimp!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Diner
“Old school diner, open 24/7, 365 days. Amazing breakfast food, this is an LA institution ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Bar
“High-end sports-bar chain with a huge menu of New American fare & an extensive list of draft beers.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“May it be during the day with the family, or at night with your best buds, Lucky Strike is a great place to hang out and let loose, enjoy food and drinks, while bowling. Yes, I said bowling! If you have never attended an event, it is time for you to get in on the fun.”
  • 22 locals recommend

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