Serving as the city’s central business district, Downtown Los Angeles has experienced a cultural and architectural resurgence that's turned the area into a destination dotted with museums, restaurants, and unique shopping. Whether looking for the perfect lunch spot or gym to catch that late afternoon workout, our neighborhood guide will help you navigate some of DTLA’s best.
DINING & NIGHTLIFE
2121 East 7th Place
Trendy Italian restaurant from an acclaimed husband-and-wife team highlights creative seasonal fare.
EMC RAW BAR
3500 West 6th Street, #101
Dine on raw oysters and seafood dishes; oyster sliders, lobster rolls, fried whole shrimp in this luxe space.
701 West 7th Street
Bold Italian flavors at this Financial District wine bar downtown, lunch is light but dinner is more robust with steaks and seafood pastas.
448 Hill Street
Glamorous rooftop setting with French small plates, handcrafted cocktails and grand views of the city.
428 South Hewitt Street
Funky industrial-chic spot with outdoor space, craft cocktails, draft beers, DJs, and live music.
114 East 2nd Street
Innovative New American dishes are paired with creative cocktails and a snazzy, historic setting.
ARTS & CULTURE
NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
900 Exposition Boulevard
This museum protects over 35 million specimens, dating back 4.5 billion years.
THE STAPLES CENTER
1111 South Figueroa Street
A multi-purpose sports arena in Downtown adjacent to the L.A. Live development.
842 South Broadway
The Orpheum Theatre opened on February 15, 1926, as the fourth and final Los Angeles venue for the Orpheum vaudeville circuit.
221 South Grand Avenue
Contemporary Art. For quickest entry reserve tickets get online a month in advance.
WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL
111 South Grand Avenue
The fourth hall of the Los Angeles Music Center and was designed by Frank Gehry.
LOS ANGELES THEATRE
615 South Broadway
A dazzling, French baroque-style movie palace preserved from 1931.
250 South Grand Avenue
Contemporary art museum with three locations in greater Los Angeles.
3900 West Manchester Boulevard
A multi-purpose indoor arena in Inglewood, California, adjacent to Los Angeles.
135 North Grand Avenue
One of the four main venues that comprise the Los Angeles Music Center.
THE MUSEUM OF ICE CREAM
2018 East 7th Place
Various rooms full of ice cream art and swimming pool full of sprinkles. Great for photos!
6233 Hollywood Boulevard
Designed by architect B. Marcus Priteca, it was the last theater built by the vaudeville impresario Alexander Pantages.
ODYSSEY THEATRE ENSEMBLE
055 South Sepulveda Boulevard
Theater company producing a lineup of contemporary and reinvented classic plays.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
113 East 8th Street
Fashion forward salon great for wash & blow dry.
444 South Flower Street
Urban oasis located in the historic Bunker Hill area.
200 North Grand Avenue
12-acre park located in the civic center with open spaces are available.
550 South Flower Street
Best for men’s haircuts & grooming.
401 South Hope Street
Beautiful pool, sauna, towel service, and fitness classes.
THE HUB FACTORY SALON
2035 Bay Street
For women’s cut & color ask for the owner Gaëlle Secretin.
819 South Flower Street
Best for spa treatments such as massage, acupuncture, skincare services, body wraps, and scrubs.
4730 Crystal Springs Drive
Urban oasis featuring hiking and equestrian trails, plus city views, the Greek Theatre and L.A. Zoo.
ECHO PARK LAKE
751 Echo Park Avenue
A family-friendly destination worthy of its Downtown skyline backdrop.
RENEE DE LA TOUR
711 South Olive Street
Best for waxing & Spray Tan
24 HOUR FITNESS
505 South Flower Street
Fitness classes, clean locker rooms, and validated parking available.
735 South Figueroa Street, #100
Lap pool, boxing, yoga, and personal trainers available.
BRIDAL IT GIRL HAIR & MAKEUP SERVICES
607 South Olive Street
Hair & make-up Services including bridal hair.
GRAND HOPE PARK
919 South Grand Avenue
2.5-acre urban park featuring a playground and grass lawns amid an iconic mosaic-adorned clock tower.
900 Wilshire Boulevard
Refined rooms & suites in a chic hotel offering breakfast, an outdoor pool, and a rooftop bar.
THE MILLENNIUM BILTMORE
506 South Grand Avenue
Grand 1923 venue with ornate public spaces, plus a spa, afternoon tea, and chic cocktail bar.
HOTEL INDIGO DTLA
899 Francisco Street
Streamlined rooms in a polished property offering a chic eatery, a lobby bar, and a rooftop restaurant.
THE STANDARD DTLA
550 South Flower Street
Chic lodging with a rooftop pool and beer garden, plus a 24/7 brasserie and nightly DJ.
OMNI LOS ANGELES
251 South Olive Street
Polished rooms and suites in a chic retreat with an outdoor pool and high-end restaurant/bar.
788 South Grand Avenue
6TH STREET MARKET
212 West 6th Street
645 West 9th Street
GOURMET WINES & SPIRITS
300 South Grand Avenue, LP110
538 WINE & SPIRITS
The California Club
538 South Flower Street
ESQUIRE LIQUOR & DELI
619 South Olive Street
333 South Spring Street