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Bordered by Sunset to the north and Melrose to the south, east of Beverly Hills and west of downtown Hollywood, this neighborhood fuses high-glam fashion, culture, nightlife and entertainment into one, and is home to Sunset Strip, one of the most well known streets in the US. Stay in world-reknowned hotels and hotspots like the Chateau Marmont, Standard Hotel or Mondrian Hotels. Grab a cocktail at The Den, Bar Lubitsch, or the rowdy Saddle Ranch Chophouse. Also houses an array of great art and design galleries. Is a must-see for the Los Angeles traveler. Get your shopping shoes on and let's roll!
See & Do
A thriving family business opened by Sammy and Mitzi SHore in 1972, The Comedy Store (8433 W. Sunset Blvd.) has been nurturing and discovering new talent for almost 40 years. In an era when males ruled the comedy roost, Mitzi gave young female comedians a chance, paving a way for the future Chelsea Handlers of the world. Joe Rogan, Chris Rock, Jim Carrey, Robin Williams have all taken turns on the Main Stage. Current comedians to grace the stage include Whitney Cummings, Roseanne Barr, Ahmed Ahmed,Sandra Bernhard and Louis C.K. Check out shows in the Main, Belly or Original Rooms and don't be shocked if your favorite comic stops in for a surprise set!
Brazilian, brunch, burgers, oh my! There's no shortage of great restaurants in West Hollywood that are both affordable and ostentatious. Griddle Cafe (7916 Sunset Blvd.) excels at unique and traditional breakfast/brunch faves like red velvet pancakes, heavenly french toast, and spicy breakfast tacos. Spectacular sushi and celebrity sightings reign at Nobu (903 N. La Cienega Blvd.). Locals love the seabass jalapeno miso or wagyu tacos. Prepare to be blinded by paparazzi flashbulbs upon entrance and exit. Healthy foodies will love Hugo's (8401 Santa Monica Blvd.) which offers plenty of vegan, gluten-free and organic options.
The Sunset Strip is home to myriad nightclubs, music venues, lounges, and bars. Locals love the Saddle Ranch Chop House (8371 Sunset Blvd.) for its rustic Western vibe, strong drinks, and bull-riding opportunities. The Den (8226 W. Sunset Blvd.) is packed on football Sundays and celebrates Happy Hour every day from 5-7pm with $5 small bites. Grab a cocktail, sit yourself down by the open firepit outside and keep your eyes peeled for celebs. Get your dance on at Bar Lubitsch (7702 Santa Monica Blvd.) by ordering up one of many vodka specialties from the front bar and weaving your way back to the dance room that opens at 10pm.
Most hotels on the Sunset Strip house some of the hottest nightlife in town, so put on your party dress and strap on some high heels. Hollywood hobnobbing at its finest, staying at the Chateau Marmont (8221 Sunset Blvd.) provides a sneak peek into countless films, televison shows and celebrity lives. Take a seat downstairs at the Bar Marmont and watch scenes unfold while sipping a martini. Check in to The Standard Hotel (8300 Sunset Blvd.) known for its hipster interior design, fabulous pool parties, and friendly staff. Another playful paradise, The Mondrian Hotel (8440 Sunset Blvd.), opens up its Sky Bar for a fun-filled night, complete with excellent views.
People watch to your heart's content while searching for trendy and designer fashions at Sunset Plaza (8600-8700 Sunset Blvd.). This chic strip of boutiques and shops includes Armani, Oliver Peoples, Anna Sui and Madison. Morning cups of coffee served alongside models and actors at the Coffee Bean adds to the spectacle. Don't miss The Avenues, West Hollywood's premiere art, fashion, design district stretching from Doheny to La Cienega and Santa Monica to Beverly Boulevards. Pick out your favorite piece at Manny Silverman Gallery (619 Almont Dr.) or a little something for your home at FENDI Casa (308 N. Robertson Blvd.).