When you stay in Hollywood, part of the allure is whether or not you’ll be lucky to spot a celebrity walking the streets. If you are hoping to see someone famous, check out our selection of the best restaurants in Los Angeles to see celebrities.
Head over to the old-fashioned country market that is Brentwood Country Mart. This retail space that is inspired by a rustic-barn theme, is filled with luxe shopping opportunities from stores such as James Perse, Jenni Kayne, Sugar Paper and other unique boutiques. Head over during lunch for a stop at the Farmshop or get a coffee at Caffe Luxxe. Here, you’ll be likely to spot movie stars like Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck and Alessandra Ambrosio. Visit www.brentwoodcountrymart.com for more information.
Franklin Village is a smaller neighborhood of Hollywood that offers a number of places where you will likely spot a celebrity. First try the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Not only will you be able to see a hilarious improv show, it is likely that there will be a celebrity in the audience - or if you’re lucky, sometimes celebrity comedians make guest appearances! La Poubelle, a swanky French bistro is also filled with celebrities at any given time. Stars that have been spotted in the area include Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Amy Poehler, Amanda Seyfried, Justin Long, Aubrey Plaza and Josh Hutcherson.
Bar Marmont is a bar with lowlights and dark corners. The romantic location often draws celebrities to this hotel lounge. Actors such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, and Carey Mulligan have been spotted here. Enjoy imbibing on cocktails as you wait to spot some celebrities at this sultry spot.
There are also a number of restaurants in the area that almost always have someone famous. Make reservations at SUR Lounge, PUMP, or BOA Steakhouse. Fun fact, Sur and PUMP are both owned by Lisa Vanderpump from Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. These spots have seen the likes of Gerard Butler, Christina Milian, Perez Hilton, Kelsey Grammer, Lance Bass, and Barry Bonds.
At Fig & Olive, you’ll find Mediterranean inspired foods from France, Italy and Spain. Located at Melrose Place in West Hollywood, the decor alone at Fig & Olive should be enough to draw you to this fine establishment. Grab some drinks at the bar or enjoy the food and it is likely that a celebrity might come passing through. For menu choices visit www.figandolive.com.
What is your favorite spot to see celebrities?