Los Angeles Neighborhoods

An insider's guide to LA neighborhoods, from the Eastside stomping grounds of Silver Lake and Los Feliz to the Westside shops of Santa Monica and Malibu to the best Hollywood and West Hollywood haunts—and everything in between.



Hollywood & West Hollywood

Sunset Boulevard's best live venues

The iconic Sunset Boulevard is your hub for live music in Los Angeles. Here are our top picks, from

Best gay bars and clubs in Los Angeles

From West Hollywood institutions to hip Silver Lake hip alternatives, Time Out guides you to the 10

The insider's guide to Melrose Avenue

Whether you're looking for posh party dresses or punk creepers, Melrose Avenue has some of the best

Best clubs in Hollywood

Check out our list of the best clubs in Hollywood, from music-driven megaclubs to more

A day on Larchmont Boulevard

A charming block of Main Street America, where residents still stroll into the neighborhood

Best Hollywood tours

Explore the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Universal Studios and other Hollywood attractions while

The Spare Room

  • Critics choice

Like stepping into another era, where classic cocktails and punch bowls—served by waitresses in

  1. 7000 Hollywood Blvd
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Best hikes with city views: Runyon Canyon

Pack up for a day of unparalleled people-watching in Runyon Canyon.


Eastside: Los Feliz, Silver Lake & Highland Park

LA city guide: Los Feliz

Your must-have guide to dining hot spots, celeb hangouts and places to chill in Los Feliz.

A day in Silver Lake

Peruse some of the best coffee shops, boutiques, bars and eateries the Eastside has to offer.

A day in Highland Park

Your must-have guide on where to eat, drink and play in hip Highland Park.

Street style: Silver Lake's Sunset Junction

We walked Sunset in search of Silver Lake style. Here’s who caught our attention.

Chinatown guide: The best of the neighborhood

Discover the vibrant nabe with our guide to the best dim sum, Chinese restaurants, shops, things to

Best hikes with city views: Griffith Park

The 360-degree views of everything from the Verdugo Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.

Barkeeper

Indulge your inner lush with rare liquors, vintage glassware and libation accessories.

  1. Silver Lake
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The Satellite

  • Critics choice

This sprawling dive, formerly known as Spaceland, remains the leading LA shrine to all things indie.

  1. Silver Lake
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Westside: Venice, Santa Monica & Malibu

LA city guide: Abbot Kinney

From restaurants and bars to boutiques and galleries, here’s your essential guide to Abbot Kinney.

A day on Montana Avenue

A beachy 'hood with some of the Westside's most vibrant cafes, clothing stores and beauty boutiques.

Street style: Abbot Kinney

We cruised fashionable Abbot Kinney Boulevard to track down the best street style.

Best hikes with city views: Corral Canyon

Where mountains collide with ocean, it’s hard to go wrong in the search for perfect views.

The Tasting Kitchen

An eclectic mix of food, atmosphere and clientele, capturing the heart & soul of New American

  1. Venice
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Getty Center

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A hilltop acropolis with engaging artworks—and even more breathtaking gardens and city views.

  1. Brentwood
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Father’s Office

This neighborhood staple from renowned chef Sang Yoon is always loud and jam-packed.

  1. Santa Monica
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Santa Monica Pier

Go for the ferris wheel, but don't miss the beautiful vintage carousel and soda shop at the bse of

  1. Santa Monica Beach
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