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24 Hours in West Hollywood

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View of Griffith Observatory in Griffith Park in West Hollywood

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We’re taking you around our neighborhood. Whether you’re new to town or visiting, this guide is sure to get you acquainted with some of our favorite spots in West Hollywood. If you’re looking for a charming day living like a local, we’ve got you covered.

Interior of Coffee for Sasquatch Coffee Shop

Photography: Courtesy of Coffee for Sasquatch

Start the day at Coffee for Sasquatch

Coffee for Sasquatch offers the perfect place to take a break from the busy. Start your day calm and collected with their delicious roasts and treats; try their colorful Cryptid Latté.

Shop and browse the Melrose Trading Post

With arts, education, music, and more, this great community non-profit is a part of the Greenway Arts Alliance. If you like vintage fashion, antique-hunting, and are always on the look for artisan gems, we know you’ll love all Melrose has to offer!

Cinnamon Rolls from Café Gratitude
Photography: Courtesy of Café Gratitude
View of Griffith Observatory in Griffith Park

Photography: Cameron Venti

Enjoy brunch at Café Gratitude

It’s a lot easier to celebrate every day when we’re living in gratitude. Cafe Gratitude’s conscious, plant-based cuisine offers fresh and high-quality ingredients, curated with artisan craft. Their warm environment is sure to get you smiling and feeling thankful for yummy, clean nourishment.

Take in the views at Griffith Park

Take a hike (or shuttle!) up to the Griffith Observatory for the best perspective of our town! Be sure to check out a live show at the Samuel Oschin Planetarium if you are up for it. 

Palihotel Bed with Plaid Bedding

Photography: Courtesy of Palisociety

Freshen up (and book your stay) at Palihotel on Melrose

Central in the Melrose Shopping District, this cute luxury hotel is sure to make your stay memorable. Wake up in vibrant LA and check out The Hart and the Hunter for additional dining.

Get the night going at Vernetti

A mix of old-school and new-school Italian, Vernetti is the perfect place to start your night. Chef Steve Vernetti has created delicious dishes inspired by classic Italian-American cuisine. Be sure to try their Spaghetti con Limone Grigliato!

Enjoy a show at Fonda Theatre

The Fonda Theatre opened in 1926 and has hosted some of our most memorable nights (one including Vance Joy!).

Grab a midnight snack at Pizzeria Mozza

Known for their insanely delicious crust, you can’t go wrong with a pizza here! Try the one topped with Meyer lemon, tomato, fried capers, Fresno chiles, and fried parsley. Their meatballs are also worth every bite.
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This article was originally published in the winter 2019 issue of Molly My Mag under the title 24 Hours In West Hollywood and has been included by our team here.