University of Southern California

SCampus Student Guidebook

Exploring Los Angeles

Culver City Station

Culver City Station



9543 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 845-1700

Sustainable right down to its hemp-upholstered seats and organic cotton uniforms, Akasha has a large vegan menu as well as cruelty-free meats for the conscientious carnivore.

Father’s Office

3229 Helms Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 736-2224

This crowded gastropub’s beloved burger – bleu cheese, bacon, carmelized onions and arugula – is worth the fight for a table.

In-N-Out Burger

9245 W. Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(800) 786-1000

Out-of-towners should check out the secret menu ( for maximum enjoyment of this quintessential California burger.

Let’s Be Frank

Helms Ave. between Washington Blvd. and Venice Blvd.

This semi-mobile trailer makes its lunchtime residence in the Helms Bakery Complex. Pink’s may have better people-watching, but Let’s Be Frank’s juicy, organic all-beef beauties are grilled to a perfect crisp.


Pacific Theatres Stadium 12

9500 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 559-2416

Tickets range from $9.50 to $11.75, with a $3.50 surcharge for 3D films.


Museum of Jurassic Technology

9341 Venice Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 836-6131

Bizarre museum with exhibits such as cosmonaut dogs and trailer parks. Open Thursday – Sunday.


Surfas Restaurant Supply and Gourmet Food

8777 W. Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 559-4770

Prepare to feed an army at this comprehensive cooking supply warehouse.

Trader Joe’s

9290 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 202-1108

Popular West Coast grocery store with an emphasis on gourmet, organic, vegetarian and imported foods.


The Actors’ Gang Theatre

9070 Venice Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 838-GANG

Presents bold, original works for the stage and daring interpretations of the classics. Tickets available on the Website for $35 (a $4 Internet fee will apply).

Student Discount

Student tickets $30. “Pay what you can” performances every Thursday night.

Kirk Douglas Theatre

9820 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(213) 628-2772

The Culver City outpost of the Center Theatre Group specializes in smaller-scale, more intimate performances.

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