Anchored by the Pacific Design Center on Melrose Avenue, this luxe shopping district of 200+ storefronts cater to the most discerning tastes. It's a prime destination for opulent home furnishings, magazine-spread-worthy fashions, and celebrity dining and drinking enclaves.

West Hollywood Design District

The WHDD covers the Southwestern portion of the city, mainly bound between Melrose Avenue and Beverly Boulevard. The east-west borders are La Cienega and Doheny, with San Vicente cutting a perpendicular swatch through the middle.

Design District Local Tips

Eat Your Way Through the District


Transport yourself to Naples with the authentic Diavola pizza at Pizzana

Or, order one of each!

Get a reservation at Pizzana and try their signature “slow dough” with mouthwatering toppings like spicy salami, braised short rib, and fennel sausage. 


Try one of Stassi's favorites, fried goat cheese balls at SUR

Keep your eyes open for a Lisa Vanderpump sighting!

If you’ve seen local restaurant and lounge SUR on the popular reality show, Vanderpump Rules, now’s your chance to try some of its well-loved dishes. Who knows, you might even spot one of the stars while you’re there.

Vegan Favorites

Order Jackfruit Tacos and a Quinceañera Margarita at Gracias Madre

It's all vegan, so it's all healthy, right?

Your favorite Mexican dishes without the guilt! Pair the flavorful Jackfruit carnitas tacos or mushroom and black bean fajitas with a colorful cocktail made with agave spirits. 

Take a walk on Beverly

Wander the retail and gallery space at the legendary Leica store

It’s perfect for impromptu photo shoots

Leica Gallery has created a space for photography exhibitions including a library filled with collectible photography books. You can also learn more about Leica cameras and purchase the perfect one for you. 

Try the Get In My Belly pork bowl at Granville before your Beverly Center shopping spree

Pet-friendly and people-friendly

Everything at local restaurant Granville is made from scratch, so feel free to get creative. The ethos of this place is so cool. They say that great gourmet quality food should not only be approachable and accessible, but also affordable. Expect to get some great food in a cool atmosphere – and you can bring your dog along! Grab some lunch before heading across the street to the Beverly Center for a premium shopping experience.

Catch an emerging act at the Peppermint Club

Sip on cocktails named after famous venues and songs

This ‘60s-inspired lounge is for music aficionados. H.Wood Group originally partnered with Interscope Records to create this live music and club concept, so you’re likely to catch emerging acts and rub elbows with the Hollywood elite coming down from the Hills for a drink.

Date Night Options

Sit and sip with locals in the lounge at La Peer Hotel

Hotel guests enjoy a nightly social hour with hosted wine!

This design-forward property in the Design District is all about luxury, style, and community. The lounge spaces can be your office for the day or the meeting spot for happy hour. 

Grab a Truffle Burger and Aperol Spritz at Cecconi's

Available during their 3 to 6 happy hour

Local favorite Cecconi’s offers the tastiest happy hour in town! Every Tuesday to Saturday from 3pm to 6pm, the special menu features food & drink items for $3, $6, and $9. 

Get your famous Insta photo at Catch

Not just a pretty setting

We don’t blame you for wanting the perfect Insta photo. You might not be able to get a dinner reservation at Catch LA (unless you book in advance), but if you grab a drink at the upstairs bar you can snag a snapshot in front of their famous sign along their foliage-covered corridor.

Cozy up for dinner, drinks, then a movie at Melrose Rooftop Theater at EP & LP

Your very own bean bag awaits!

This Australian-owned local favorite, EP & LP, serves up Asian fusion dishes to the cultured masses. Try the sticky spare ribs or green vegetable curry at EP and then grab tickets for a rooftop screening of your favorite films. Hang around the LP rooftop bar afterward and grab a drink with a view of the Hollywood Hills.

Melrose Avenue Stroll

Get Fit

Break a sweat in Health House's intense fitness class

Tell Bobby we sent you!

Rowing is about to become your favorite cardio workout. Health House’s 45-minute classes combine strength-training and rowing for a full body workout that will tone every muscle.


Sip a Thai Red Tea Boba at Urth Caffe and pretend you are a celebrity

No hiding from the paparazzi required

Made even more famous by tv show Entourage, the street-side seating at this local cafe is one of the best places on Melrose to people watch while you enjoy a fresh-baked pastry and a coffee or tea.


Discover the secret rooftop park at Restoration Hardware's West Coast flagship store

and get an amazing view of the hills at sunset

Browse the 40,000-square-foot furniture showroom and then head up to the public rooftop park to sit under olive trees in comfortable outdoor furniture. Bring your lunch for a nice outdoor meal! 

Coffee Break

Try a Baby Mocha from Verve Coffee's secret menu

It's like a "hug in a mug"

Verve is well known to locals as the place to go for great coffee and a comfy place to get some work done on their outdoor patio. They have some other great secret menu items as well, but you’ll have to ask! The Baby Mocha is made with espresso, chocolate, steamed milk, whipped cream, and sprinkles. 


Places to Stay

Nearby Attractions

Getting Around

The trendsetting shops are ideal for creative inspiration. Park at street meters, private lots, or valet. Access LA Metro buses and local DASH stops on San Vicente or La Cienega. While there are no Design District-specific shuttle services, it's a short, pleasant walk to the ones serving Santa Monica Boulevard.

Eco-Conscious West Hollywood

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