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Address: Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046
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+1 323-469-8311

This funky, eclectic, unique, trend-setting neighborhood includes shops,...

This funky, eclectic, unique, trend-setting neighborhood includes shops, restaurants and galleries.

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Another way to visit Los Angeles is to browse its famous and trendy shops. On the streets you will find cafes and restaurants where you can eat or drink something between... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This apparently-cool shopping strip seems overrated. Many many shops are closed, presumably because the shop-staff are off on their next screen test. The shops are sparse, though must-have items can be found. Note that the strip rapidly descends into a row of tattoo parlors after Fairfax and this area should best be avoided.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another way to visit Los Angeles is to browse its famous and trendy shops. On the streets you will find cafes and restaurants where you can eat or drink something between purchases, one expense a after another.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Very cool shops for rock clothing, club wear, couture, and accessories. It was getting dark and the area was getting sketchy. I wouldn't feel comfortable there after dark but we spent a few hours walking around and checking out the shops during the day. All of the stores we went to had very friendly staff. Seems like the stores there... More 

Thank KSteelRobinson
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

On one hand, nothing special, but on the other hand one of the more fashionable streets of Los Angeles with lots of bars, cafes, fashion stores and also many design nd antique stores. Relatively low rise, only a couple of floors makes it more appealing than other nearby areas with more high rise.

Thank RonWamberal
Kolomna, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Melrose Avenue is a shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Los Angeles that starts at Santa Monica Boulevard, at the border between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. It ends at Lucille Avenue in Silver Lake. Melrose runs north of Beverly Boulevard and south of Santa Monica Boulevard. Its most famous section, known as the Melrose District, is the West End... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It has a specific charm with its 2 floors buildings some of which have an interesting architecture. The nice part is The Row and towards West Hollywood. Around Cienaga shops or no longer fashion related they become rather more focused on design, antiques, art etc.

1 Thank Tanmouss
Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to people watch and do some shopping. Several great little shops and places to snack. Take a walk and smell the flowers.

Thank Cspear
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Melrose avenue is one of my favorite go-to areas in LA when I need my shopping fix. One of my faves is Fred Segal. This famous store houses two retailers and a cafe and there is something in store for everyone!

Thank Maura G
Amsterdam, Nederland
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is where you can find a the small lovely boutiques with more unique and one of kind clothing. Make sure you visit Melrose Ave at least once.

Thank LizaV26
West Hollywood, California
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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

There's definitely some weird shops on melrose. If you're in the market for a giant body suit made of chain mail and pink rubber spikes, this is your jam. I wouldn't go east of la brea unless you're going to golden apple comics which is just east of labrea. The farther west you go, the nicer the street gets. You're... More 

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