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Things to do in Mid-Wilshire, Los Angeles

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.
Art Museum
“Fun fun fun for the whole family. There's nothing quite like LACMA. It's a must see for any serious lover of art. It's big. I recommend visiting the Serra Sculptures. There's something for everyone there.”
  • 1034 locals recommend
Museum
“Fun place to take the family. Go to the museum and then have a picnic in the garden. Bring a blanket and listen to live music on the weeks! Jazz in the park is always my favorite. Look online to see the schedule and what events they have going on.”
  • 311 locals recommend
Museum
“You won't believe the half a billion dollars worth of cars they have. Yes, the television and movie exhibits upstairs are great....but buy the ticket to the vault downstairs. It's the best selection of cars in the world. ”
  • 151 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“There's an amazing coffee window to just grab a coffee and a pastry on the go! If you wanna grab a bite inside, it is gorgeous inside! And the line moves quickly! I love the brunch items, especially the kimchee fried rice!”
  • 156 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great place to grab breakfast, coffee, or to get some work done on computer. ”
  • 83 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great healthy cafe with vegan options. Plus, you can order online or have them deliver. Juices, smoothies, coffee, and full meals.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Concert Hall
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“A short walk away is the El Rey - showcasing top musicians from around the world. Be sure to check their calendar of events and get a ticket if you can. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Lively place with contemporary Mexican cuisine and a great tequila selection. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Great choice for breakfast and lunch. Fresh baked bread and pastries available in the shop. Yummy! ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Korean Restaurant
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“Great KBBQ that is user friendly, there are other spots that are a little more "authentic" but this one is user friendly to all who want to go and the food is great.”
  • 31 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“4 blocks from house. Vibrant neighborhood wine bar with tasty eats. Great Happy Hour: $6 wine and food. Plus All Night Happy Hour Mondays.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bar
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“Festive local tavern with many tap beers & craft cocktails in a funky space with a jukebox & darts.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Museum
“Amazing gift shop with crafts from local artists! And the museum has really inspiring exhibits. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“Shop for essentials, travel needs, medications, they also have drinks, snacks and a 24-hour pharmacy. CVS has everything you need at affordable prices.”
  • 12 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Grits and grit fries! The owners seem extra thoughtful about cooking with wholesome ingredients.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Not in Echo Park but a great collection of contemporary artwork that most people aren’t aware of. The Guess brothers have excellent taste in art and its a blessing they share their collection with the public. ”
  • 25 locals recommend

Top restaurants

French Restaurant
“There's an amazing coffee window to just grab a coffee and a pastry on the go! If you wanna grab a bite inside, it is gorgeous inside! And the line moves quickly! I love the brunch items, especially the kimchee fried rice!”
  • 156 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great healthy cafe with vegan options. Plus, you can order online or have them deliver. Juices, smoothies, coffee, and full meals.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Lively place with contemporary Mexican cuisine and a great tequila selection. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great choice for breakfast and lunch. Fresh baked bread and pastries available in the shop. Yummy! ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Korean Restaurant
“Great KBBQ that is user friendly, there are other spots that are a little more "authentic" but this one is user friendly to all who want to go and the food is great.”
  • 31 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“4 blocks from house. Vibrant neighborhood wine bar with tasty eats. Great Happy Hour: $6 wine and food. Plus All Night Happy Hour Mondays.”
  • 38 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Grits and grit fries! The owners seem extra thoughtful about cooking with wholesome ingredients.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great selection of breakfast egg dishes and Mexican favorites, outside seating and reasonable prices. There's often a line on weekends due to its popularity. ”
  • 26 locals recommend

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