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“great shopping”(11 reviews)
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Trendy area filled with funky stores and cafes and great for people-watching.
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Between La Brea Blvd. and Fairfax Ave., About 8 km west of downtown Los Angeles, West Hollywood, CA
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Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

Fun shopping and good restaurants on the infamous melrose. It was close to our hotel so we walked and shopped and had fun with our teens. Some areas are sketchy though so watch how far down you walk.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank cantone2016
Reviewed 22 August 2019

Melrose Avenue acheived worldwide fame from TV productions, and the crowds have been comign ever since. Trendy, crowded, but still very Los Angeles.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank DanaLosAngeles
Reviewed 18 June 2019

Another place to stop by at least once on a trip to California, I have been here many times though. Celebrities etc.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 May 2019

The good part of Melrose Ave runs from Highland Ave where great restaurants begin all the way to the end at Doheny Drive. There are vintage clothing stores and fast food to elegant dining. Lots of people watching and activity in the street. Some shops...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

This is what you would call a nice new trendy area we stopped here and there are some shops which are out of the ordinary so you can find special items

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 827martinob
Reviewed 22 February 2019 via mobile

Walking day out looking for something new . Lot of goth/punk sort of shops along the very long street with some nice shops at the far end . Apart from that not much else to report . I wouldn’t say it’s a must do

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank kevchezza
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

I like that strip so much! There are clubs, bars, great breakfast restaurants, super cool clothing shops and places to have dinner. I am not able to describe you every single corner of it, just go there take a walk through the street and enjoy...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ninv X
Reviewed 7 December 2018

Carrera Cafe made us some cool lattes with "ripple options"! Delicious and FUN! Bright and sunny cafe with yummy food options!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Back in the 70s when I first came here this area was a dump. I was wondering why we drove through it and stopped here on our tour and found it had been revitalized with shops, California "antiques", restaurants, etc. It's become trendy. Worth a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Interesting clothing stores and galleries. You could spend a day here and not cover all of the shops.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davemh333
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West Hollywood
For years, West Hollywood has been known as a hub for
the LGBT communities in Los Angeles. Today it still
maintains the title, but has also become the “it”
neighborhood for the entertainment industry’s
up-and-comers. Producers, directors, writers and
aspiring actors call this area home. Known for great
boutique shopping, vintage clothing stores, home décor
shops and fitness studios, West Hollywood is a grid of
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Response from Jess90069 | Reviewed this property |
When people ask a four word simple question that makes no sense it is very difficult to respond. Melrose Ave. is a street that is a few miles long. There are all sorts of shops of every kind and description, restaurants... More