Even if you didn’t grow up watching Beverly Hills 90210, you’ve likely heard of the poshest of zip codes. Even if you didn’t grow up watching Beverly Hills 90210, you’ve likely heard of the poshest of zip codes.
Beverly Hills is actually on flat land, for the most part, divided north and south by Santa Monica Boulevard. Rodeo Drive makes a splash here, the heart of luxe retail, and there are numerous world-class restaurants. There are hidden pockets of green throughout the neighborhood, plus you have easy access to Southern California’s natural attractions. Among the most sought-after sub-neighborhoods are mid-century-modern Trousdale Estates, the area south of Wilshire and South Beverly Drive with shady streets and phenomenal dining, the Golden Triangle (home to Rodeo Drive), and The Flats, with wide, tree-lined streets.
From Beverly Gardens Park to the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel to Greystone Mansion, the neighborhood is visually stunning. Polished and pretty, Beverly Hills is an unparalleled luxury that, while overt, is never ostentatious.
Life feels luxurious, yet small, in Beverly Hills. Despite having ready access to all of the attractions of Los Angeles, families and professionals find themselves at ease and friendly with their neighbors. Owners of architecturally stunning French chateaus and Georgian-style estates mingle with those who steer toward eye-catching mid-century-modern homes. And with fairly large lot sizes, everyone gets their own private sense of place. Join others for a walk, jog, or tai chi on the lawn in Beverly Gardens Park, an extended greenway.
Culture-seekers are in their element, popping into art galleries with pieces by masters from Rembrandt van Rijin to Henri Matisse. Shoppers peruse the boutiques of Rodeo Drive, from Tom Ford to Cartier. Friends linger over brunch in gourmet restaurants and open-air cafes. For the active, for families, for retirees, and for professionals, Beverly Hills checks all the boxes for a life well-lived.
Gourmands will find another wonderful dining option every night of the week - and then some! - in Beverly Hills. For Italian, choose Il Pastino, the brainchild of the Sicilian Drago family and one of the best kitchens in the city. Brothers Giacomino, Celestino, and Calogero launched the highly popular and acclaimed restaurant 25 years ago and still serve decadent neighborhood favorites, including zucchini souffle, big eye tuna carpaccio, and a sought-after, six-course chef’s tasting menu.
Don’t miss Spago, the flagship restaurant of the Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group. This sleekly designed spot in the heart of Beverly Hills is known for its seasonal, a la carte menu and chef’s multi-course California Tasting Menu – plus its exceptional level of service.
Step out to Avra Beverly Hills, the west coast outpost of New York City’s famed, authentic Greek restaurant Avra Madison. You’ll feel like you’re in an open-air villa in Greece, surrounded by fresh lemon trees, imported limestone, and stone-washed walls. The menu emphasizes fresh seafood with caught whole fish flown in daily from Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Florida, and New Zealand.
At Mirame, Chef Gil uses the purest, locally sourced ingredients to put a fresh spin on Mexican cuisine - think housemade masa from heirloom organic corn varietals. All choices are complemented by a well-curated list of Mexican wines and small-batch Mexican spirits, bottled exclusive for the restaurant.
Life extends outside in Beverly Hills, whether you’re headed to the shops, dining, or outdoor recreation. Locals adore the 1.9-mile linear Beverly Gardens Park spanning from Wilshire Boulevard to North Doheny Drive along Santa Monica Boulevard. Wander amongst the notable art sculptures, Cactus Garden and Rose Garden, the Wilshire Electric Fountain, the famous Beverly Hills Sign, and Lily Pond, one of the neighborhood’s most photogenic spots.
Those who live here and those who are drawn by the luxury goods know to shop along the European-inspired walkway at Two Rodeo. This is the crown jewel of Beverly Hills’ designer shopping district, with everything from haute couture to upscale housewares to distinctive dining to decadent spas and luxury boutiques from Versace to Jimmy Choo.
For a weekend outing, make your way to Greystone Mansion Park to admire the Doheny Greystone Estate, considered to be among the state’s most luxurious residences south of Hearst Castle. The mansion (a registered historical landmark) and gardens are surrounded by 18.5 acres of lush parkland, making it a stunning backdrop for weddings, public events, or simply a peaceful afternoon. Stroll through two public areas on the grounds: the formal gardens and centerpiece fountain and the pool and inner courtyard area.
Mingle with friends at Concerts on Canon, a summertime free concert series held at Beverly Canon Gardens. Grab a first-come, first-served chair, or just spread out your own blanket and picnic on the grassy area. Past musicians have included Rod Lightning & The Thunderbolts of Love and Music Carolyn.
Beverly Hills is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
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