Guidebook for Los Angeles

Yumi And Bill
Guidebook for Los Angeles

Food Scene

Fantastic breakfasts (but there is sometimes a line) Giant pancakes.
10 localnici recomandă
Rex's Cafe
2136 South Pacific Avenue
10 localnici recomandă
Fantastic breakfasts (but there is sometimes a line) Giant pancakes.
Good breakfasts.
13 localnici recomandă
Omelette & Waffle Shop
1103 South Gaffey Street
13 localnici recomandă
Good breakfasts.
Middle-eastern cuisine. They bring out a pitcher and wash your hands before dining. There is belly-dancing and fortune telling available. Good food. Cheaper during the week.
7 localnici recomandă
Babouch Moroccan Restaurant
810 South Gaffey Street
7 localnici recomandă
Middle-eastern cuisine. They bring out a pitcher and wash your hands before dining. There is belly-dancing and fortune telling available. Good food. Cheaper during the week.
Great breakfasts, but be prepared for a long line on weekends. About a ten minute walk from our house--Lighthouse restaurant is right near it.
18 localnici recomandă
Pacific Diner
3821 South Pacific Avenue
18 localnici recomandă
Great breakfasts, but be prepared for a long line on weekends. About a ten minute walk from our house--Lighthouse restaurant is right near it.
Popular bakery where you can sit and have a pastry and tea (downtown area).
Mishi's Strudel Bakery & Cafe'
309 West 7th Street
Popular bakery where you can sit and have a pastry and tea (downtown area).
Delicious fast food, ten minutes away (easy to pick up when returning from freeways). Most BBQ pork, chicken, seafood under $10.
Ono Hawaiian BBQ
121 N Gaffey St
Delicious fast food, ten minutes away (easy to pick up when returning from freeways). Most BBQ pork, chicken, seafood under $10.
Restaurant and bar--nice view of marina--good seafood, reasonable prices. Interesting photos on walls. Near sportsfishing and whale watching.
17 localnici recomandă
22nd St Landing Seafood Grill & Bar
141 West 22nd Street
17 localnici recomandă
Restaurant and bar--nice view of marina--good seafood, reasonable prices. Interesting photos on walls. Near sportsfishing and whale watching.
Great place to go. Visit tourist shops, take a harbor cruise, select fresh seafood and have it prepared the way you like it--enjoy with live mariachi music and sangria.
22 localnici recomandă
Ports O' Call Village
22 localnici recomandă
Great place to go. Visit tourist shops, take a harbor cruise, select fresh seafood and have it prepared the way you like it--enjoy with live mariachi music and sangria.
Great Italian and Greek food at reasonable prices. Very popular with the locals--near to two theaters.
7 localnici recomandă
Niko's Pizzeria
399 West 6th Street
7 localnici recomandă
Great Italian and Greek food at reasonable prices. Very popular with the locals--near to two theaters.
Great British Pub with live music. Slightly pricey (fish and chips $17.95). Downtown.
14 localnici recomandă
The Whale & Ale
327 West 7th Street
14 localnici recomandă
Great British Pub with live music. Slightly pricey (fish and chips $17.95). Downtown.
Owner Michael specializes in wine tastings and will give a discount if you mention us and Airbnb. Gourmet food available. Open Tues - Fridays, 5 - 10 PM, Sat. 12 - 10. Tastings are 5 - 9:30 T - F, 3 - 9:30 Sats. Great place to go, right across from Warner Grand Theater.
8 localnici recomandă
Off the Vine
491 W 6th St
8 localnici recomandă
Owner Michael specializes in wine tastings and will give a discount if you mention us and Airbnb. Gourmet food available. Open Tues - Fridays, 5 - 10 PM, Sat. 12 - 10. Tastings are 5 - 9:30 T - F, 3 - 9:30 Sats. Great place to go, right across from Warner Grand Theater.
Great family restaurant--huge helpings. Good food and service, very reasonable.
13 localnici recomandă
Raffaello Ristorante
400 South Pacific Avenue
13 localnici recomandă
Great family restaurant--huge helpings. Good food and service, very reasonable.

Everything Else

Great breakfasts and lunch. A local favorite. Often has a line at breakfast on the weekend.
8 localnici recomandă
Lighthouse Cafe
508 West 39th Street
8 localnici recomandă
Great breakfasts and lunch. A local favorite. Often has a line at breakfast on the weekend.
great bakery. About ten minutes drive.
Amalfitano Bakery
29111 S Western Ave
great bakery. About ten minutes drive.

Sightseeing

Beautiful glass church designed by Frank Lloyd Wright's son, still being worked on by his grandson. Many hiking beaches nearby.
35 localnici recomandă
Wayfarers Chapel
5755 Palos Verdes Drive South
35 localnici recomandă
Beautiful glass church designed by Frank Lloyd Wright's son, still being worked on by his grandson. Many hiking beaches nearby.
Must pay for parking, but great hiking trails, beach with life guard.
37 localnici recomandă
Abalone Cove Shoreline Park
5970 Palos Verdes Dr S
37 localnici recomandă
Must pay for parking, but great hiking trails, beach with life guard.
Sportsfishing, whale watching, and a good seafood restaurant with reasonable prices (about 35 years old).
11 localnici recomandă
22nd Street Landing Sportfishing
141 West 22nd Street
11 localnici recomandă
Sportsfishing, whale watching, and a good seafood restaurant with reasonable prices (about 35 years old).
Free museum (guides upon request). Whale counting daily from Dec. through May. Nearby Pt. Vicente Lighthouse open 2nd Saturday each month 10 - 3PM (free).
22 localnici recomandă
Point Vicente Interpretive Center
31501 Palos Verdes Drive West
22 localnici recomandă
Free museum (guides upon request). Whale counting daily from Dec. through May. Nearby Pt. Vicente Lighthouse open 2nd Saturday each month 10 - 3PM (free).
Located in Pt. Fermin Park which has music, Shakespeare plays, classic auto shows, a biker cafe. Free tours (except Mondays) 1-4. First and last keepers were women.
13 localnici recomandă
Point Fermin Lighthouse
807 West Paseo Del Mar
13 localnici recomandă
Located in Pt. Fermin Park which has music, Shakespeare plays, classic auto shows, a biker cafe. Free tours (except Mondays) 1-4. First and last keepers were women.
Great place to visit. Lots of history. Old hotels, campgrounds, best scuba and snorkeling in Calif., new zip line, submarine, glassbottom boats, great restaurants, golf, much more.
92 localnici recomandă
Insula Santa Catalina
92 localnici recomandă
Great place to visit. Lots of history. Old hotels, campgrounds, best scuba and snorkeling in Calif., new zip line, submarine, glassbottom boats, great restaurants, golf, much more.
Bike rentals available from county and/or private organization.
6 localnici recomandă
Bike Rental
6 localnici recomandă
Bike rentals available from county and/or private organization.

Arts & Culture

Close golf course and restaurant (though NOT our pick for prez). Public access to beach trails. Free parking.
37 localnici recomandă
Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles
1 Trump National Dr
37 localnici recomandă
Close golf course and restaurant (though NOT our pick for prez). Public access to beach trails. Free parking.
sporting goods
Xstreamline Sports
sporting goods
Live theater in downtown--many good restaurants nearby.
Little Fish Theatre
777 S Centre St
Live theater in downtown--many good restaurants nearby.
Ballet, lots more in gorgeous, old, classic theater. Downtown--near lots of good restaurants.
13 localnici recomandă
Warner Grand Theatre
478 West 6th Street
13 localnici recomandă
Ballet, lots more in gorgeous, old, classic theater. Downtown--near lots of good restaurants.
Has various events all year long.
Angels Gate Cultural Center
3601 South Gaffey Street
Has various events all year long.

Essentials

Good health food market. There are also 3 Trader Joe's within 10 to 15 min. drive from us.
7 localnici recomandă
Sprouts Farmers Market
820 N Western Ave
7 localnici recomandă
Good health food market. There are also 3 Trader Joe's within 10 to 15 min. drive from us.
great French/Japanese bakery.
Pâtisserie Chantilly
2383 Lomita Boulevard
great French/Japanese bakery.
Excellent grocery store chain which began in Pasadena. Good wine selection, health foods and trendy foods at reasonable prices. This is a chain. There are 2 more in the neighborhood. A fun one to go to is to the West, past San Vicente Lighthouse (but a little further).
7 localnici recomandă
Trader Joe's
28901 South Western Avenue
7 localnici recomandă
Excellent grocery store chain which began in Pasadena. Good wine selection, health foods and trendy foods at reasonable prices. This is a chain. There are 2 more in the neighborhood. A fun one to go to is to the West, past San Vicente Lighthouse (but a little further).

Entertainment & Activities

Easy walk. Free. Grunion programs ($5) March through fall. Adults must have CA fishing license to take grunion. Two great beaches nearby. Good hamburgers on weekends.
23 localnici recomandă
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
3720 Stephen M White Drive
23 localnici recomandă
Easy walk. Free. Grunion programs ($5) March through fall. Adults must have CA fishing license to take grunion. Two great beaches nearby. Good hamburgers on weekends.
World class aquarium. About 15-20 minute drive across scenic bridges. Near LB Convention Center, tourist shops, great restaurants, marina tours. About $35 Adults.
296 localnici recomandă
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
296 localnici recomandă
World class aquarium. About 15-20 minute drive across scenic bridges. Near LB Convention Center, tourist shops, great restaurants, marina tours. About $35 Adults.
Great place to meet locals. Has special activities for Halloween, etc. and local bands (free) especially on weekends. Has enormous assortment of soda pop, classic wooden toys, postcards, very reasonable food. Free library.
11 localnici recomandă
Corner Store
1118 West 37th Street
11 localnici recomandă
Great place to meet locals. Has special activities for Halloween, etc. and local bands (free) especially on weekends. Has enormous assortment of soda pop, classic wooden toys, postcards, very reasonable food. Free library.

Getting Around

about 7 minute drive from our house
Enterprise
235 W 6th St
about 7 minute drive from our house