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Things to do in Westwood, Los Angeles

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
University
“UCLA has a lot to offer for travelers. Royce Hall has amazing programming often including top modern dance companies. My favorite place in the campus is a hidden gem called the UCLA Sculpture Garden. ”
  • 132 locals recommend
Museum
“Excellent contemporary small art museum. Hosts concerts and has a very nice cafe. Nearby you can also visit the Fowler Art Gallery at UCLA. The Fowler shows indigenous art and has excellent performances.”
  • 122 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Westfield Century City, formerly known as Century Square Shopping Center, is a two-level, 1.3 million-square-foot outdoor shopping mall in the Century City commercial district in Los Angeles”
  • 109 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Spend a day with a movie @ the AMC theatre, shopping and dinner, all at one FUN spot !:-) ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Bar
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“Q's is a casual billiard club and sports bar located within walking distance”
  • 36 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Why is there always a line here?? Taste it and then you'll know the answer!”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bar
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“If you are looking for a younger crowd, Cabo Cantina is the go to fun spot within a three minute walk. No doubt about it that you will have a good time. Lot's of good tequila options here. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Amazing Plush Movie theater with food service and cocktails brought right to your seat. Great for dates!”
  • 34 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Seasonal American cuisine in posh environs with a glass atrium, plus a bar & prepared foods to go.”
  • 45 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Hip, Southwestern-American eatery with leather booths, a bustling bar & nightly live jazz.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“A LINE OUT THE DOOR FOR THESE DELICIOUS ICE CREAM COOKIE SANDWICHES! A WESTSIDE STAPLE THAT IS A MUST SEE.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Cafe
“Sandwiches, salads & other basic bites served amid welcoming, low-key indoor & outdoor environs.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Great walking area to multiple restaurants, museums and the red carpet movie theaters.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Top steak house attached to the W Hotel and walking distance. Savor perfectly cooked steak and specialty cocktails at STK Los Angeles, the signature restaurant of our Beverly Hills hotel. Every bite inspires delight and our DJ's tunes may just prompt you to get up and dance.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Fresh and traditional high quality sushi! There are many locations in LA, including 2nd street in downtown Santa Monica and Brentwood. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Pub
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“Best drinks in the neighborhood hands down. Get an Old Fashioned and sit back and enjoy. ( I would skip the martini here though unfortunately, they are great at almost everything else) ”
  • 25 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Shopping Mall
“Westfield Century City, formerly known as Century Square Shopping Center, is a two-level, 1.3 million-square-foot outdoor shopping mall in the Century City commercial district in Los Angeles”
  • 109 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“Why is there always a line here?? Taste it and then you'll know the answer!”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bar
“If you are looking for a younger crowd, Cabo Cantina is the go to fun spot within a three minute walk. No doubt about it that you will have a good time. Lot's of good tequila options here. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Seasonal American cuisine in posh environs with a glass atrium, plus a bar & prepared foods to go.”
  • 45 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Hip, Southwestern-American eatery with leather booths, a bustling bar & nightly live jazz.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Cafe
“Sandwiches, salads & other basic bites served amid welcoming, low-key indoor & outdoor environs.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Top steak house attached to the W Hotel and walking distance. Savor perfectly cooked steak and specialty cocktails at STK Los Angeles, the signature restaurant of our Beverly Hills hotel. Every bite inspires delight and our DJ's tunes may just prompt you to get up and dance.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Fresh and traditional high quality sushi! There are many locations in LA, including 2nd street in downtown Santa Monica and Brentwood. ”
  • 27 locals recommend

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