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Restaurants
Theatres
Parks
Shopping Centers

Area Highlights

Los Angeles is one the most diverse urban settings in the world, and the location of Melrose Gardens gives our senior living residents easy access to a rich collection of cultural establishments like museums, natural features like parks, and upscale entertainment like notable theatres, modern shopping areas, and renowned dining.

Restaurants

Food Lab

Trendy gourmet cafe features seasonal, organic fare & specialty goods in a chic minimalist interior.

7253 Santa Monica Blvd
(323) 851-7120

Pizza Romana

All of our dough is fermented for 24 hours in the traditional Roman style. We then hand-stretch and bake all our pizzas in authentic Italian wood-fired ovens. We use produce from the farmer's market and our own downtown garden, organic and pesticide-free whenever possible; meats raised in a humane manner and without the use of antibiotics. Buon Appetito!

615 N La Brea Avenue
(323) 939-1148

Delice Bakery Cafe

Delice, French Kosher Bakery, a new style Food Boutique with a familiar ambiance of a local bakery, like the good old times “warm, personal and with the doors always open.”

7122 Beverly Blvd
(323) 954-1250

Blu Jam Cafe

Bustling American cafe popular for sustainable, creative & Euro-accented breakfasts served all day.

7371 Melrose Ave
(323) 951-9191

Osteria Mozza

Lauded upscale Italian cuisine from chefs Nancy Silverton & Mario Batali in a bustling atmosphere.

6602 Melrose Ave
(323) 297-0100

M Cafe

Macrobiotic vegetarian dishes from veggie burgers to sushi served amid minimalist environs.

7119 Melrose Ave
(323) 525-0588

L'Assiette Steak Frite

At L’Assiette Steak Frites, one dish is king steak frites. The three elements of a great steak frites are the steak, the pommes frites, and the sauce. To serve it perfectly, each of the three elements must be perfect. To serve the best steak frites in the country, we focus on this one, quintessential French dish, executing every detail of the preparation to the finest degree. Perfection is our passion.

7166 Melrose Ave
(323) 274-2319

Pink's Hot Dogs

Pink’s is renowned for its delicious variety of hot dogs and hamburgers, huge portions, and affordable prices. Its historic, fun atmosphere is considered a quintessential Hollywood experience, particularly for the late-night club crowd.

709 La Brea Blvd
(323) 931-4223

Bludso's Bar & Que

The legend of Bludso's BBQ begins in Corsicana, Texas, where the Bludso family has been perfecting the craft of slow-smoked meats for five generations. But while his family roots are laid in Texas, Kevin Bludso was born and raised in Compton. All of our meat is seasoned with our custom dry rubs & smoked slow and low for up to 14 hours. We use only whole logs of real hardwood, charcoal, and fire.

609 N La Brea Ave
(323) 931-2583

Shops

Beverly Center

Beverly Center is So Cal's premier fashion destination with 100 distinctive specialty boutiques reflecting the diverse styles and tastes of Los Angeles.

8500 Beverly Blvd
(310) 854-0070

The Grove

For shopping, dining and simply loving life, The Grove is your ultimate entertainment destination. Come live the magic.

189 The Grove Drive
(323) 900-8080

Hollywood and Highland

Hollywood & Highland is the entertainment center of LA with world-class shopping, dining, red carpet movie premieres and celebrated live theatre.

6801 Hollywood Blvd
(323) 817-0200

Larchmont LA

Located in one of the oldest and most historically significant neighborhoods in LA, this quaint and friendly shopping district is close by and in the center of this bustling city.

Larchmont Boulevard from Third Street to Melrose Avenue.

The Original Farmer's Market

L.A.'s last living time-capsule of history & culture. With over 100 grocers, shops & eateries, this iconic landmark welcomes locals & visitors alike.

6333 W. 3rd Street
(323) 933-9211

Target

This popular retail store is located just north and up the street from CityView on N. La Brea Blvd, near the corner of Santa Monica Blvd.

7100 Santa Monica Blvd
(323) 603-0004

Theaters

ArcLight Hollywood

The best place to see a movie. Period. Why? A hassle-free experience, where you can truly escape at the movies. Reserved seating, so there’s no waiting in lines. No advertising, so you can begin your escape before the movie even begins.

6360 W. Sunset Blvd
(323) 464-1478

TCL Chinese Theatre

Located in the Hollywood and Highland shopping district, this historic theatre features a custom-designed IMAX theatre, featuring one of the largest movie screens in North America.

6925 Hollywood Blvd
(323) 641-3331

Dolby Theatre

A world- class live entertainment venue, Dolby Theatre has hosted a range of prestigious artists and events including IRIS by Cirque du Soleil, Alicia Keys, Celine Dion, Prince, Elvis Costello, Barry Manilow, Stevie Wonder, Harry Connick, Jr., Melissa Etheridge, Dixie Chicks, Tyler Perry, American Ballet Theatre and various touring Broadway productions.

6801 Hollywood Blvd
(323) 308-6300

Pacific Theatres

Wonderfully designed in a Neo-Deco style, this multiplex theatre offers 14 screens, stadium seating, and features the latest popular movies.

189 The Grove Drive
(323) 692-0103

Pantages Theatre

The Pantages was founded in 1938 by Edwin Lester, who is known as one of the most influential names in Musical Theatre. With it’s glorious Art Deco design, as you enter the building, you still feel like you are back in time when Broadway was first kicking off and showcasing some of the greatest and most famous performances.

6233 Hollywood Drive
(323) 468-1770

Sundance Sunset Cinema

This West Hollywood modern theatre features new releases with reserved plush seating, the most modern digital presentation, top independent releases, regular guest filmmaker events, as well as cocktails, craft beers, and unique foods.

8000 W Sunset Blvd
(323) 654-2217

Parks

Griffith

Commanding an impressive view of the LA Basin, this world-famous observatory offers free admission and is a popular tourist attraction offering an extensive array of space and science related displays.

2800 East Observatory Rd
(213) 473-0800

La Cienega Park

Managed by the city of Beverly Hills, this lovely public park offers a variety of sports fields, a jogging track, as well as a pavilion featuring outdoor exercise equipment for all ages.

8400 Gregory Way
(323) 285-6810

Pan Pacific Park

This 28 acre park is located next to The Grove and includes a senior facility, a library and the LA Museum of the Holocaust. Their three-quarter mile pathway is also an excellent walking path with enough inclines and declines to keep your walk interesting.

7600 Beverly Blvd
(323) 939-8874

Museums

Craft and Folk Art Museum

Situated on historic Museum Row since 1965, the Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) is an invaluable contributor to Los Angeles culture, exhibiting current artists with intriguing perspectives and distinctive practices. Exploring the leading edge of craft, art, and design, CAFAM gives audience to diverse makers and artists whose work is often not represented in larger art institutions. The museum is a place to see art and make art -- all under one roof.

5814 Wilshire Blvd
(323) 937-4230

Grammy Museum

The GRAMMY Museum was established by the Recording Academy to cultivate a greater understanding and appreciation of the history and significance of music. Since then, the Museum has expanded to focus on music education, joining forces with the GRAMMY Foundation in 2017. As a unified organization, the GRAMMY Museum strives to make music a valued and indelible part of our society through exhibits, education, grants, and public programming.

800 W Olympic Blvd A245
(213) 765-6800

La Brea Tar Pits

Visitors can learn about Los Angeles as it was between 11,000 and 40,000 years ago, during the last Ice Age, when animals like saber-toothed cats and mammoths roamed the Los Angeles Basin.

5801 Wilshire Blvd
(213) 763-3499

Los Angeles Community Museum of Art (LACMA)

Centrally located between the beach and downtown Los Angeles, LACMA features artwork covering the expanse of art history—from ancient times to the present—and the globe.

5905 Wilshire Blvd
(323) 857-6000

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Dedicated to the remembrance and preservation of the history, stories, victims and tragic events of the Holocaust during World War II, this museum is thought to be the oldest museum of its kind in the United States.

100 The Grove Dr
(323) 651-3704

Peterson Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum is dedicated to the exploration and presentation of the automobile and its impact on American life and culture using Los Angeles as the prime example. Encompassing more than 100,000 square feet, its exhibits feature more than 150 rare and classic cars, trucks and motorcycles.

6060 Wilshire Blvd
(323) 930-2277