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Address: Between La Brea Blvd. and Fairfax Ave., About 8 km (5 miles) west of downtown Los Angeles, West Hollywood, CA
Description: Trendy area filled with funky stores and cafes and great for...
Trendy area filled with funky stores and cafes and great for people-watching.
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Great variety of shops

A long Avenue for shopping, great variety of stores and bars as well as a variety of budgets. Difficult to find a cab

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Lucy J
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West Hollywood California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Eclectic shopping from A to Z. All sorts of clothing from chic to cheap. All sorts of eateries from basic budget, Johnny Rockets, Antonio's Restaurant for margaritas and Mexican food. Fun "people watching". Jess Kalinowsky Bon Vivant!

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Seattle, Washington
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76 reviews 76 reviews
51 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

If you're in the area you can stop by and go window shopping or find some good eats, but don't go out of your way to come here.

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Todos Santos
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200 reviews 200 reviews
42 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

So sad to see what has become of Melrose..between Fairfax and La Brea. What used to be the cutting edge hippest designer shops has become so sleazy now. I used to compare it to Kings Road in the swinging 60's in London....as our own version of that. No more. Tacky tacky tacky...with a few cool places thrown into the mix,... More 

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Oakville
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is the destination for all your home decor, dining and entertainment needs. The newly opened Restoration Hardware mansion is worth the trip alone. Not to be missed is Table Art at 8024 Melrose Avenue, ask for Walter.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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152 reviews 152 reviews
21 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It was a place to be and to visit 10 years ago but now ! it is half empty and very cheap stores , if you like weird crowds and used clothing to buy , this is your place ! Just start by a visit in the biggest star bucks in LA , you will see thousand of people a... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We had breakfast at a very popular restaurant there on a Sunday morning. The line formed outside the venue. I think it was the called the Blue -----? Afterwards we walked down the street viewing very different types of shops that catered to the young, tatooed crowd that lived in the neighborhood.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A long Avenue for shopping, great variety of stores and bars as well as a variety of budgets. Difficult to find a cab

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Barcelona
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70 reviews 70 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This artsy/trendy street and surrounding area make for a great stroll in the day or evening. some nice restaurants along the route as well.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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194 reviews 194 reviews
66 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you want high end chains like Chanel and Gucci, this street isn't for you but if you are looking for LA style in the form of great boutiques, hair salons, antique shops, vintage clothing stores and cafes, be sure to pay this area a visit. I'd suggest starting at La Cienega...

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Brisbane, Australia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
61 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I walked to Melrose Ave specifically to visit the DASH store (being a closet Kardashian fan). If you love shopping and people watching it's excellent! DASH itself is great if you are the perfect figure with deep pockets. I will admit I did pay $11 for a souvenir water to bring home to my sister. All in all check out... More 

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