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The Best Areas in Los Angeles and what makes them special

The Fairfax District, originally inhabited by the Coast Miwok Indians, represents the merging of the history of the founding communities of Los Angeles with the energy of new developments in the area.

This area is highly walkable and is home to some of the best restaurants and shopping Los Angeles has to offer.  The Farmer’s Market and the Grove Shopping Center are located in the heart of this busy neighborhood.  Bustling 3rdStreet has become this area’s crowned jewel when it comes to artistic boutiques and foodie hotspots.  And it just keeps getting better!

Fairfax is famous for ideal homes that are comfortable and reasonably priced. The Fairfax District is perfect for everyone.

Outdoor Dining

Tart – Part of Farmer’s Daughter Hotel. Great outdoor dining area, friendly and attentive staff.Excellent crab cakes with Creole Remoulade sauce! Try the Crispy Grit Cakes, too.115 S. Fairfax Ave.

Ethiopian Cuisine

Ethiopian Cuisine Messob Restaurant. All you can say is “WOW!” For an authentic experience. 1041 S. Fairfax Ave.

Tennis Courts

Fairfax High School. You can usually find a court available. First come, first “served”! Fairfax and Melrose.


Damiano Mr. Pizza.Old school, east coast-style pizza.Great for late-night cravings. 412 N. Fairfax Ave.

Movie Theaters

Silent Movie Theater. You’ve got to see this fully restored vintage 1940s art deco theater. 611 N. Fairfax Ave.  A great place to have a birthday party!

Used Clothing

Out of the Closet. Although there are several in L.A., this one has great selections (including lots of record albums) and lots of great surprises.