The city of Los Angeles, California has been a place for both fashion seekers and trend setters alike for quite some time, so it would make sense that it also boasts some of the world’s best shopping. There’s a wide array of shopping opportunities in the city, ranging from discount outlets to worldwide luxury retail brands. Many of these indoor malls are also paired with numerous dining options and entertainment. Some of these shopping centers are true shopping destinations, offering something unique.
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The Beverly Center in Los Angeles is home to more than one hundred retail stores, offering some of the best in contemporary and luxury fashion favorites. The shopping mall has also become a destination for foodies and food lovers alike, featuring a unique selection of more than ten chef-driven restaurants and faster, casual restaurants. There’s a wide range of dining options, from fresh farm-to-table cuisine to southern comfort food to coastal Italian fare and more. Visitors from out of town can get a Passport to Shopping book that is full of special offers and discounts for almost fifty stores.
8500 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048, Phone: 310-854-0070
2.City Center on 6th
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City Center on 6th in the city of Los Angeles is a 165,000 square-foot, three-story entertainment center with sweeping skylights providing an abundance of natural light. The shopping and entertainment destination offers an extensive food court, several full-service restaurants, plenty of retail shopping, and other entertainment. Restaurants include EMC Seafood & Raw Bar, Orange Tree Cafe, Ming Chinese, Corea BBQ, Street Food of Seoul, and more. Parking options at the massive shopping mall include parking spaces along the surrounding streets, as well as two levels of parking underground. The City Center is interconnected with the 34-story, landmark Equitable Plaza.
3500 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90020, Phone: 213-383-3435
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The Glendale Galleria, situated just outside of the city of Los Angeles, is an expansive indoor shopping mall with a somewhat distinct assortment of retail stores and unique feel. The shopping center is also home to the first Disney store and Apple store, giving it a bit of claim to fame. Other shops found inside the Glendale Galleria include The LEGO Store, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Bose, Target, Macy’s, Banana Republic, Gap, Bloomingdale’s, and many others. Shoppers can also grab a bite at the food court or one of several quick-service restaurants and the food court, such as Blaze Pizza or Five Guys.
100 W. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91210, Phone: 818-246-6737
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The Koreatown area is one of the city’s quickest growing communities. It’s a thriving commercial focal point that rivals Little Tokyo and Chinatown. Koreatown Plaza possesses the same vitality as Koreatown with a design offering a stimulating and safe environment for shopping both during the day and night. In addition to the numerous shops, there are comfortable areas to take a break and relax, as well as seasonal plants for added ambience. The parking structure for the indoor mall is secure and connected to each of the three levels via arcades leading to the mall and its central court.
928 South Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006, Phone: 213-382-1234
5.LA Face Mart
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The LA Face Mart in Los Angeles, California is strategically and conveniently situated within the city’s Fashion District. The massive indoor mall totals approximately three hundred thousand square feet. The mall-like building is a bit of a mix between shopping mall and office space and has 750 parking spaces, eight escalators, and ten elevators. The LA Face Mart presents a one-stop access to multiple levels of office and retail units, and is an emerging “Landmark Property” within the Fashion District of Los Angeles. There are a large number of different stores, including several unique and eclectic stores.
1458 S. San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, Phone: 213-742-6780
6.Westfield Century City
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The Westfield Century City is certainly something of a luxury shopping mall. There are over two hundred retail stores and restaurants. The mall also offers VIP services such as private lounges, special shopping hours for celebrities, and VIP elevators to shops. Century City provides five stations for valet parking, and shoppers can also reserve a parking spot located near the mall’s main entrance online. There are also unassigned, ticketless parking spots available. Around half of the shopping center is focused on fashion, the other half is divided between dining options and entertainment or other uses that aren’t related to shopping at all.
10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067, Phone: 310-277-3898
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The Westside Pavilion, located in the western area of Los Angeles is an urban-style, three-story indoor shopping mall. The mall at one point has around seventy shops, but has since downsized a bit, and there are currently plans to convert some shops into offices. The Westside Pavilion shopping center features a movie theater that boasts twelve movie screens. The movie theater is the flagship theater of Landmark Theatres, and first opened in 2007. The full-service restaurant Westside Tavern is also located at the mall and serves affordable, chef-driven interpretation of California cuisine. There are also cocktails, wine, and craftsman beers offered.
10800 West Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064, Phone: 310-474-6255
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