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Universal CityWalk Hollywood

100 Universal City Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 91608 (Central L.A)
818-622-4455
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Ranked #53 of 391 Attractions in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Movie Theaters
Activities: Shopping, Dining, Nightlife
Owner description: Universal CityWalk is a dynamic entertainment, dining and retail promenade that reflects the area’s rich cultural diversity. The iconic open-air... more » Owner description: Universal CityWalk is a dynamic entertainment, dining and retail promenade that reflects the area’s rich cultural diversity. The iconic open-air leisure and nightlife complex offers L.A.’s best movie-going experience and features a lively mix of dining choices, a collection of contemporary retail favorites, Telemundo and Mun 2 network offices and an exciting range of entertainment choices including mechanical bull-riding, iFly Indoor Skydiving and a variety of live music venues that help define it as "Always Unexpected." « less
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This was close to our hotel at the Sheraton and we decided one night to visit to do some shopping and have a meal. There are loads of things to do at City Walk and it is all within easy walking distance of the Sheraton and Hyatt hotels

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Aalborg, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

I'm not really sure what I expected, but it was clearly not for me. We had lunch at the Wolfgang puck café, which was nice, but pricy. If you're into NFL, MLB there are couple of good stores, but beside that it's really nothing special.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
50 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Pleasant way to spend a few hours, especially in the evening. Lots of shops, restaurants and entertainments for everyone. Try the Zen Zone where you can have a full body massage without undressing! nice to chill out after a day at Universal.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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194 reviews 194 reviews
81 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Interesting, hot and busy in August but I still enjoyed it because there were plenty of places to sit there! Yeah!! Lots of shops, music, attractions nice atmosphere. It does get busy in the restaurants and it is a good idea if you're organised to book a meal beforehand. We didn't and still got a nice meal with minimal waiting... More

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North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

How many things can be crammed into a fake city space? I do have to give them credit...if you can think it, you can buy it here. With restaurants and shops lining both sides of the sidewalk, it's easy to spend everything you bring here. If you want pizza, they have it. If you want steak, they have it. If... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Kind of a Universal Studios trap. It is an interesting spot for out of towners. It does get pretty busy, parking is a bit steep, the restaurants are cliche of a Hollywood type atmosphere. It is an interesting spot to spend an hour or 2 checking things out, but overall, not impressed. Limit your time there to avoid the droves... More

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Los Angeles, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

be prepared to walk behind and around tourists. Living in LA, I avoid Citywalk -- they have a nice theater and the only Element Store around, so other than actually going to Universal I stay away. The shopping can be done anywhere else- same goes for the restaurants. We ate at Hard Rock for the first time and it was... More

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Beaufort
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Expensive shops, not much night life or outdoor activities, Johnny Rocket's food and service was great.

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Seattle
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139 reviews 139 reviews
26 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Citywalk is a great place to visit before and after a day at Universal Studios. They have lots of shops and restaurants along the walk, and also a water play area for small kids. During our recent visit to Universal Studios, we came out of the park to eat lunch (to avoid the long lines at the food stands inside... More

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Doha, Qatar
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It is a very nice place to walk and eat and maybe buy some souvenirs, take photos and get a comic painting for yourself. But keep in mind that it is somewhat expensive which is understood since it is a touristic place.

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