Casa Mendez Guidebook

Krystal
Casa Mendez Guidebook

Groceries

Inexpensive groceries.
Food 4 Less
6920 Santa Fe Avenue
Inexpensive groceries.
Grocery store that sells some items in bulk.
Smart & Final Extra!
9850 Laurel Street
Grocery store that sells some items in bulk.
Hispanic-geared store with many foods common in Latin America.
El Super
7000 South Alameda Street
Hispanic-geared store with many foods common in Latin America.
Nearby grocery store geared around Hispanic foods with a prepared food section.
Northgate Market
2633 Santa Ana Street
Nearby grocery store geared around Hispanic foods with a prepared food section.

Shopping

Outlet shopping center that looks like an Assyrian castle. Features premier shops like Coach, Michael Kors, kate spade, Tommy Hilfiger, Polo Ralph Lauren, Armani, GUESS, Nike, H&M and more. Has parking and food court.
The Citadel
Outlet shopping center that looks like an Assyrian castle. Features premier shops like Coach, Michael Kors, kate spade, Tommy Hilfiger, Polo Ralph Lauren, Armani, GUESS, Nike, H&M and more. Has parking and food court.
Has a food court and convenience stores like CVS and Dollar Tree, as well as discount stores like Ross, Marshalls, and dd's Discount.
Plaza La Alameda
2140 Florence Avenue
Has a food court and convenience stores like CVS and Dollar Tree, as well as discount stores like Ross, Marshalls, and dd's Discount.
Nearby shopping center with the closest Walmart and other retail stores.
Azalea Shopping Center
4827 Firestone Boulevard
Nearby shopping center with the closest Walmart and other retail stores.
Designer stores with a farmer's market nearby. Sometimes ornately decorated for the holidays.
1162 localnici recomandă
The Grove
189 The Grove Drive
1162 localnici recomandă
Designer stores with a farmer's market nearby. Sometimes ornately decorated for the holidays.
Large shopping center with brand name clothing lines and a variety of stores.
82 localnici recomandă
Glendale Galleria
100 West Broadway
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Large shopping center with brand name clothing lines and a variety of stores.

Neighborhoods

Japanese-style neighborhood with lots of options for Ramen, Sushi, Mochi, and even a market with specialty Japanese/Asian foods. We recommend trying legendary Fugetsu-Do mochi and Daikokuya, Mr. Ramen, or Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen. We also love Far Bar for getting drinks.
199 localnici recomandă
Micul Tokyo
199 localnici recomandă
Japanese-style neighborhood with lots of options for Ramen, Sushi, Mochi, and even a market with specialty Japanese/Asian foods. We recommend trying legendary Fugetsu-Do mochi and Daikokuya, Mr. Ramen, or Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen. We also love Far Bar for getting drinks.
If you are a lover of the performance arts, visit the LA Opera, Music Center, Ahmanson Theatre, Walt Disney Concert Hall or even free student concerts at the Colburn School. There are also many museums including the Broad, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chinese American Museum, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Plaza de Cultura y Artes, and Japanese American National Museum. Some historic sites are the Los Angeles Central Library, Union Station and City Hall.
287 localnici recomandă
Downtown Los Angeles
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If you are a lover of the performance arts, visit the LA Opera, Music Center, Ahmanson Theatre, Walt Disney Concert Hall or even free student concerts at the Colburn School. There are also many museums including the Broad, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chinese American Museum, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Plaza de Cultura y Artes, and Japanese American National Museum. Some historic sites are the Los Angeles Central Library, Union Station and City Hall.
Pagoda-style buildings with red lanterns house traditional Chinese restaurants, dim sum houses and bakeries, plus specialty grocery stores and gift shops.
156 localnici recomandă
Chinatown
156 localnici recomandă
Pagoda-style buildings with red lanterns house traditional Chinese restaurants, dim sum houses and bakeries, plus specialty grocery stores and gift shops.

Sightseeing

The beach is a big part of the West Coast and this pier has lots of attractions, including a Ferris wheel and rollercoaster, restaurants and arcade. We love Pier Burger as a food spot and Dippin Dots ice cream or funnel cake as a snack.
864 localnici recomandă
Santa Monica Pier
200 Santa Monica Pier
864 localnici recomandă
The beach is a big part of the West Coast and this pier has lots of attractions, including a Ferris wheel and rollercoaster, restaurants and arcade. We love Pier Burger as a food spot and Dippin Dots ice cream or funnel cake as a snack.
Unique structure featuring a Victorian center court with wrought-iron stairs & birdcage elevators.
72 localnici recomandă
Bradbury Building
304 S Broadway
72 localnici recomandă
Unique structure featuring a Victorian center court with wrought-iron stairs & birdcage elevators.
Beautiful botanical gardens worthy of an all-day trip.
469 localnici recomandă
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
469 localnici recomandă
Beautiful botanical gardens worthy of an all-day trip.
See the Endeavour space shuttle and science museum, right next to the Natural History Museum and Exposition Rose Park all near the University of Southern California (USC).
148 localnici recomandă
California Science Center
700 Exposition Park Dr
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See the Endeavour space shuttle and science museum, right next to the Natural History Museum and Exposition Rose Park all near the University of Southern California (USC).
Known for the "Urban Light" street lamps art installation, this museum has diverse art collections and is located right next to the La Brea Tar Pits, where you can see a fossil excavation site.
1079 localnici recomandă
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd
1079 localnici recomandă
Known for the "Urban Light" street lamps art installation, this museum has diverse art collections and is located right next to the La Brea Tar Pits, where you can see a fossil excavation site.
Auto enthusiasts can see the amazing collection of cars at this museum.
173 localnici recomandă
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
173 localnici recomandă
Auto enthusiasts can see the amazing collection of cars at this museum.
A museum featuring American and European art with a sizable campus with gardens and sculptures.
881 localnici recomandă
The Getty
1200 Getty Center Drive
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A museum featuring American and European art with a sizable campus with gardens and sculptures.
This Greek cathedral is a beautiful sight to see, with ornate paintings, gold adornments, and complex interior design.
St. Sophia’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral
1324 Normandie Avenue
This Greek cathedral is a beautiful sight to see, with ornate paintings, gold adornments, and complex interior design.
An open-air market with performances and artesanias (hand crafted goods) that feels like Mexico.
Placita Olvera
5-11 Olvera St
An open-air market with performances and artesanias (hand crafted goods) that feels like Mexico.

Things to Do

Want to enjoy a beachside fire pit? Load up the s'mores and firewood and use the public fire pits here.
30 localnici recomandă
Bolsa Chica State Beach
30 localnici recomandă
Want to enjoy a beachside fire pit? Load up the s'mores and firewood and use the public fire pits here.
A hiking trail north of Pasadena that leads to a small waterfall.
27 localnici recomandă
Eaton Canyon Falls Trail
27 localnici recomandă
A hiking trail north of Pasadena that leads to a small waterfall.

Bar Scene

A high-end bar atop the InterContinental with a view of the downtown skyline from 73 floors up in the air.
21 localnici recomandă
Spire 73
900 Wilshire Blvd
21 localnici recomandă
A high-end bar atop the InterContinental with a view of the downtown skyline from 73 floors up in the air.
Far Bar in the heart of Little Tokyo.
25 localnici recomandă
Far Bar
347 East 1st Street
25 localnici recomandă
Far Bar in the heart of Little Tokyo.
Fun arcade-style bar.
59 localnici recomandă
EightyTwo
707 East 4th Place
59 localnici recomandă
Fun arcade-style bar.
Craft beer as close to the brewery as it gets.
88 localnici recomandă
Angel City Brewery
216 S Alameda St
88 localnici recomandă
Craft beer as close to the brewery as it gets.

Food scene

Authentic mexican food with must-try Oaxacan mole located in Koreatown.
40 localnici recomandă
Guelaguetza Restaurante
3014 West Olympic Boulevard
40 localnici recomandă
Authentic mexican food with must-try Oaxacan mole located in Koreatown.
The best greek food in the Byzantine-Latino quarter. We recommend the lamb gyros, lamb chops, or kebabs. Stop at the market and try their freshly made manouri cheese and baked breads.
15 localnici recomandă
Papa Cristo's Greek Grill
2771 West Pico Boulevard
15 localnici recomandă
The best greek food in the Byzantine-Latino quarter. We recommend the lamb gyros, lamb chops, or kebabs. Stop at the market and try their freshly made manouri cheese and baked breads.
Korean BBQ spot where you can grill your own meats.
7 localnici recomandă
Castle B.B.Q.
473 North Western Avenue
7 localnici recomandă
Korean BBQ spot where you can grill your own meats.
This cute bakery has unique and tasty pastries in a buffet-style setup.
14 localnici recomandă
Paris Baguette
3470 West 6th Street
14 localnici recomandă
This cute bakery has unique and tasty pastries in a buffet-style setup.
Small food spot nearby with a specialty in Tortas Ahogadas - a sloppy sandwich dipped in sauce. We also love the Carne en Su Jugo, a savory soup with beef strips cooked in their own juices or for desert their Jericallas, a traditional pudding.
Tortas Ahogadas Guadalajara
6042 Santa Fe Avenue
Small food spot nearby with a specialty in Tortas Ahogadas - a sloppy sandwich dipped in sauce. We also love the Carne en Su Jugo, a savory soup with beef strips cooked in their own juices or for desert their Jericallas, a traditional pudding.
The OG Ramen spot in LA, our personal favorite. Their Daikoku Ramen comes with bamboo shoots, a soft-boiled flavored egg, bean sprouts, pork chashu, green onion, and the best broth with no comparison.
6 localnici recomandă
Daikokuya
111 N Atlantic Blvd
6 localnici recomandă
The OG Ramen spot in LA, our personal favorite. Their Daikoku Ramen comes with bamboo shoots, a soft-boiled flavored egg, bean sprouts, pork chashu, green onion, and the best broth with no comparison.
High end restaurant for a fancy dinner in an artsy space.
20 localnici recomandă
Otium
222 S Hope St
20 localnici recomandă
High end restaurant for a fancy dinner in an artsy space.
No visit to LA is complete without a bite from In-N-Out Burger. Diner style casual burger joint since 1948, we love ordering our burgers and fries "animal style".
In-N-Out Burger
4601 Firestone Blvd
No visit to LA is complete without a bite from In-N-Out Burger. Diner style casual burger joint since 1948, we love ordering our burgers and fries "animal style".