Melrose Avenue
Snapshot Of Melrose Avenue

Melrose Avenue is one of the most interesting strips in all of Los Angeles (L.A.), with its edgy clothing boutiques, unique coffee shops, restaurants, and pubs, it is no wonder most Angelenos refer to the Melrose Avenue Shopping District as “where all the cool kids go to hang out”.

There are tons of things to do on Melrose Avenue, which makes visiting L.A. without going to Melrose Avenue a cardinal sin.

Things To Do On Melrose Avenue.

Smoke Some Hookah At Glass Hookah Lounge

Glass Hookah lounge is one of the most original hookah bars we have been to. This Hookah lounge has plush and sophisticated interior design, several Hookah flavors to choose from and great customer service.

We can’t think of a more perfect way to spend a Saturday evening than stopping by to check this place out.

Go Shopping At One Of Melrose Avenue’s Edgy Boutiques

If you like fashion accessories that make you stand out in a crowd, then Melrose Avenue is the place where you want to go shopping.

Spanning both sides of the strip, you will find boutiques ranging from high-end brand names to more unique brands that you didn’t even know existed.

One thing all the brands on this strip have in common is how amazing the merchandise on the shelves are.

We do advise you exercise caution with your wallet or else you will leave Melrose Avenue with your wallet a lot lighter.

Stop By A Coffee Shop

If you like to people watch, while you get your daily dose of caffeine, then look no further than Melrose Avenue. The weather in Los Angeles is great all year round, which makes sidewalk café culture quite prevalent in the city.

It also helps that most of America’s beautiful people move to L.A. to work in the entertainment industry so there will be plenty to feast your eyes on while you sip on your cup of coffee.

Indulge In Your Appetite

There are tons of restaurants on Melrose where you can grab some food. The strip has everything from Indian restaurants to Italian restaurants and local food chains.

Grab A Drink At A Melrose Avenue Pub:

There are lots of pubs and bars on Melrose Avenue, with a local favorite being the Snake Pit Ale House.

Make sure you stop by for some of their wide selection of beers and alcoholic beverages. Other pubs of note on the strip include The Darkroom, Melrose Umbrella Co, and he Village Idiot.

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This article was written by Dante, a Chemical-petroleum engineer by study. He is a nightlife aficionado, an avid traveler, and a culturephile. | To get into touch with Dante please email him at or Follow Him On Facebook and Twitter