University of Southern California

SCampus Student Guidebook

Exploring Los Angeles

Pico Station

Pico Station

Bars/Clubs

Conga Room

800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 745-0162
congaroom.com

A Latin-infused night club, restaurant and live entertainment venue newly relocated to L.A. LIVE.

Corkbar

403 W. 12th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 746-0050
corkbar.com

Great California wines abound at this Sonoma-inspired bar; try a happy hour (3-7 p.m.) wine flight to train your palate.

Concerts

Club Nokia

800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 765-7000
clubnokia.com

Features emerging music acts, headliners and comedy shows.

Nokia Theatre

777 Chick Hearn Ct.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 763-6030
nokiatheatrelalive.com

Hosts events, concerts and awards shows.

Staples Center

1111 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 742-7340
staplescenter.com

Hosts events and concerts by various artists. Tickets available at the Staples Center’s box office or through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com. Purchase group tickets at aegtickets.com.

Dining

El Cholo

1037 S. Flower St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 746-7750
elcholo.com

This L.A. institution serves Mexican food with a homey, traditional touch.

Katsuya

800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 747-9797
sbe.com/katsuya

Sleek and modern sushi restaurant.

Lawry’s Carvery

1011 S. Figueroa St., Suite B115
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 222-2212
lawrysonline.com

Hand-carved sandwiches and more, served quickly in a casual setting.

Rivera

1050 S. Flower St. #102
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 749-1460
riverarestaurant.com

Take a high-end tour of Latin cuisine with Rivera, which has three rooms with different regional menus.

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill

800 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. A-180
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 748-9700
wolfgangpuck.com

Modern bar and grill cuisine, including many of Puck’s specialties.

Yard House

800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 745-9273
yardhouse.com

American classic pub food and more than 100 varieties of draft beer.

Movies

Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE

800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 763-6070
regmovies.com

A state-of-the-art cinema with 14 screens, and an 800-seat premiere theatre. Tickets $14. Matinees $11.75 (before 5:30 p.m. weekdays, 4 p.m. weekends); $12.25 for students with student ID (Sunday – Thursday); $4 surcharge for 3D films.

Museums

Grammy Museum

800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 765-6800
grammymuseum.org

An interactive museum celebrating the history and making of music. Admission $12.95 ($11.95 with student ID).

Recreation

Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge

800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 542-4880
bowlluckystrike.com

Bowling alley and restaurant. Games are $5.95 to $6.95 per person; shoe rentals are $4.95. Evenings during the weekend, hourly lane reservations are required and cost $75 per lane. Lanes open to 21 and over only after 7 p.m.

Sports Arenas

Staples Center

1111 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 742-7-FAN (guest services)
(213) 742-7340 (box office)
staplescenter.com

Home of Clippers basketball (nba.com/clippers), Kings hockey (lakings.com), Lakers basketball (nba.com/lakers) and Sparks basketball (wnba.com/sparks).

Tickets

Available through Ticketmaster (ticketmaster.com) or box office adjacent to Star Plaza, on Chick Hearn Court.


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