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Top Choice Museum in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Griffith Observatory

LA's landmark 1935 observatory opens a window onto the universe from its perch on the southern slopes of Mt Hollywood. Its planetarium claims the world’s most advanced star projector, while its astronomical touch di…
Top Choice Museum in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Autry Museum of the American West

Established by singing cowboy Gene Autry, this expansive, underrated museum offers contemporary perspectives on the history and people of the American West, as well as their links to the region's contemporary cultur…
Top Choice Live Music in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Greek Theatre

The 'Greek' in the 2010 film Get Him to the Greek is this 5900-capacity outdoor amphitheater, tucked into a woodsy Griffith Park hillside. A more intimate version of the Hollywood Bowl, it's much loved for its vibe …
Top Choice Tex-Mex in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

HomeState

Texan expat Briana Valdez is behind this rustic ode to the Lone Star State. Locals queue patiently for authentic breakfast tacos such as the Trinity, a handmade flour tortilla topped with egg, bacon, potato and ched…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Dresden

Marty and Elayne have been a Los Feliz fixture since 1982 when they first brought their quirky Sinatra style to the Dresden’s mid-century lounge. He rumbles on the drums and the upright bass; she tickles the ivories…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Steven Alan Outpost

The fashion cognoscenti love New York designer Steven Alan for his super-cute men's and women's threads, which fuse preppy style with unique detailing and effortless casual cool. And it's here, at his Los Feliz outp…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Rarely short of a queue, this Ohio import scoops some of the city's creamiest, most inventive ice cream. Forget plain vanilla. Here, signature flavors include brown butter almond brittle and a riesling poached-pear …
Top Choice Books in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Skylight Books

Occupying two adjoining shopfronts, this much-loved Los Feliz institution carries everything from art, architecture and fashion tomes, to LA history titles, vegan cookbooks, queer literature and critical theory. The…
Top Choice Pub Food in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Mess Hall

What was formerly The Brown Derby, a swing dance spot made famous by the film Swingers, is now a handsome, cabin-style hangout with snug booths, TV sports and a comfy, neighborly vibe. The feel-good factor extends t…
Park in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Griffith Park

A gift to the city in 1896 by mining mogul Griffith J Griffith, and five times the size of New York’s Central Park, Griffith Park is one of the country’s largest urban green spaces. It contains a major outdoor theat…