Los Angeles has some amazing world-class date destinations and activities.

But, many of these are not so easy to find. I created this site to share all of the best date ideas I’ve discovered as a Los Angeles native.

If you’re single, check out  the best places to meet single people in LA. I hope you enjoy this site and find it useful. – Brian



The Best Santa Monica Date Ideas

The Best Santa Monica Date Ideas

Santa Monica is an obvious and popular destination for hanging out with friends or someone special.  As a native, I've spent a lot of time there.  Here are my top night and daytime itineraries for a fun time in my home town and the in the Palisades....

The Best Date Ideas in Malibu, Topanga, and the Pacific Palisades

The Best Date Ideas in Malibu, Topanga, and the Pacific Palisades

Malibu is a great place for an all-day or half-day date when you want to get away from it all without straying too far from the Los Angeles area. You get beautiful beaches and mountains, as well as great restaurants and other attractions. Check out these date ideas in...

My Top 20 Downtown L.A. Date Ideas

My Top 20 Downtown L.A. Date Ideas

Downtown Los Angeles is an ideal date destination with great restaurants, bars, and attractions, many of which are within walking distance. Traffic and parking can be difficult in downtown L.A., so park your car in a good central location (like Pershing Square) and...

The Coolest Vintage Bars in Los Angeles That Are Sure to Amaze

The Coolest Vintage Bars in Los Angeles That Are Sure to Amaze

If you're looking for an extraordinary place to bring a date to, or just a place where you can hang out with friends, check out some of my favorite vintage Los Angeles bars below. These will surely impress! Clifton's / The Pacific Seas (DTLA) The first...

The Coolest Date Spots in Venice, CA

The Coolest Date Spots in Venice, CA

Venice has become one of the hippest areas of the West Side. Here are my top ideas for fun and interesting dates in Venice. 1. Abbott Kinney Blvd My favorite date hangout area in Venice is Abbott Kinney Blvd, named "The Coolest Block in America" by GQ...



The Best First Date Ideas in Los Angeles

The Best First Date Ideas in Los Angeles

If you're going on a first date with someone you don't know very well, planning the right kind of date is critical! True first dates, where you don't know each other very well, have special requirements in addition to the obvious stuff like being fun and romantic....

The Most Romantic Restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles: 71 Above

The Most Romantic Restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles: 71 Above

71 Above an ideal destination for a special occasion like an anniversary or birthday, or if you just really want to impress someone on a first date! Often, restaurants with a gimmick like a good view or special location have mediocre food. That's not the case with 71...

Why the Downtown LA Arts District is An Amazing Date Destination

Why the Downtown LA Arts District is An Amazing Date Destination

The Arts District east of Downtown LA is one of the most vibrant, hip, and up-and-coming areas of the city. It's now one of my favorite daytime date destinations in the entire LA area! It's undergone an amazing revitalization with cool galleries, breweries,...

Have a Great Date at Griffith Park Observatory

Have a Great Date at Griffith Park Observatory

The Griffith Park Observatory is not only one of the most popular tourist attractions in Los Angeles, it’s also a great place to go for an after-dinner date with someone special, and most of the attractions there are free! Here are my top recommendations to have a...

Top Tips to Have a Great Hollywood Bowl Experience

Top Tips to Have a Great Hollywood Bowl Experience

The Hollywood Bowl is an awesome and unique Southern California institution.  There’s nothing like listening to music in the hills beneath the stars.  I’ve done it many, many times.  Here are some tips to make your time there perfect. Which Seats to Get...

Romantic Destinations in Los Angeles

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Twelve Ways to Meet Amazing Single People in Los Angeles

Twelve Ways to Meet Amazing Single People in Los Angeles

Meeting quality single people in Los Angeles is difficult. Everyone is so busy, and the people you meet at bars and clubs may not exactly be what you would consider “quality”. But, there are actually plenty of people in the same boat who don't necessarily want to do...

6 Tips for Meeting People When You Go Out in LA

6 Tips for Meeting People When You Go Out in LA

After many years of dating in L.A., I feel like I've learned a thing or two about how to meet people. Recently, I thought, "what I would tell myself if I could go back in time and give my younger self advice on how to meet more people when I went out?" I came up with...

Where Single People Live in Los Angeles

Where Single People Live in Los Angeles

I just read a great article on Trulia showing where single women and men live in major U.S. cities, including Los Angeles. The demographic information is fascinating, and perhaps it will help single people decide where to live, or at least, where to try hanging out....

How to Meet New People at a Party When You Hardly Know Anyone

How to Meet New People at a Party When You Hardly Know Anyone

It can be very intimidating to go to a party when you only know one or two people. You might feel awkward and tempted to leave early. I know I have. But if you bail, you'll miss the chance to meet new friends and have a good time. Here are some strategies to have a...

Don’t Make These Five Dating Mistakes

Don’t Make These Five Dating Mistakes

Looking back on my dating life, there are some mistakes I made which prevented me from meeting more qualified people to date. This is a personal list, so these won't apply to everyone, but I hope you'll find something helpful here. If I could go back in time, I'd fix...

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