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L.A. Live

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Address: 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Phone Number: 213-763-5483

L.A. LIVE is the leading entertainment destination for all of Los Angeles...

L.A. LIVE is the leading entertainment destination for all of Los Angeles and the event capitol of the world hosting the GRAMMYs, EMMYs, American Music Awards, ESPYs, American Idol Finals and hundreds of other events. L.A. LIVE was created to give its guests an unforgettable experience. There is a place for dining, for music, for sports, for living: a place for an experience unlike any other. There is a place ... L.A. LIVE.

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Fun if something is going on

This is one of those places where they do bigger events and if something is happening at the time it is fun to be there amungst the excitement. Otherwise it is an alright place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2016
Southern California
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

So we're spending the day in L.A. and our friend wants to attend the evening L.A. Live event in downtown near Staples Center. The advertisements make it sound great. Music, food, vendors, street artists, etc. I mean it's L.A. so it must be good, right! Well it was okay. The music was a DJ and he was okay. The vendors... More 

Thank ralphh909
Marina del Rey, California
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242 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LA Live houses Staples, the Microsoft Theater and down the street is the Convention Center. The Ritz and Marriott are located here as well as great eateries. Parking is for a fee, about 20$, and it can be a short walk to get where you want, but once there you will love it. They have huge TVs outside and beautiful... More 

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Southern California
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525 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This is one of those places where they do bigger events and if something is happening at the time it is fun to be there amungst the excitement. Otherwise it is an alright place to come and hang out, especially if you are staying at one of the hotels real close by (JW, Ritz, etc). I would not make a... More 

Thank heumanntouch
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

So much to do at LA Live in daytime and at night. Its where the fun is. So mary events and social entertainment things to choose from.

Thank TonyFi18
Orange County, California
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140 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Not sure when it actually closes, or "sleeps" as it were, but like other readers have mentioned it does have a mini-Times Square feel with the oversize neon and jumbo-tron-esque ads running, not to mention the slightly inflated prices for the eateries. (There are a few spots with inexpensive sandwiches, or one could split an entrée, no one minds.) We... More 

1 Thank TiffMateas
Costa Mesa, California
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86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

LA Live has everything to enjoy before watching the LA Kings. My wife and I will always grab dinner at different places before the games. Tickets for the Kings sell out fast but you can always find good deals on Stubhub and they have a ticket office in LA Live. Enjoy!

Thank Lumerian
Mexico City, Mexico
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37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

A great complex that was it all regarding entertainment. Restaurants, bars, stores, The Grammy Museum :) !!!! and an ice skating track on winter

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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Visited on Boxing Day and it was nice to see somewhere do Christmassy in LA. It had a great ice rink with a beautiful tree. Lots of places to eat and drink and a lot of atmosphere.

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294 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

LA Live is a great feature of the city with lots to see and experience across a range of fields including shopping and entertainment offering a diverse range of activities, A must visit sight for all travellers.

Thank Ric Z
Torrance, California
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350 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

it is very busy here where a lot of people hang out. staple center is right next to the street so it will be very crowded on match days. also fancy hotels are near the street and a lot of restaurants are here too but the fact is that those restaurants are expensive and really crowded so normally you have... More 

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Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering buildings, bustling streets, and industrial warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of cultures here with a growing influx of business professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts, bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly. Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants in the city leading the LA foodie scene, plus it is the location of cultural and sports venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and the Coliseum at the University of Southern California.
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