Best Shopping & Eating On South Beverly Drive

September 1, 2016 1:45 PM

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South Beverly Drive, located just south of the famed Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel (think Pretty Woman) is not in the famed Golden Triangle of Beverly Hills, but this street which lays just south of it, features some of the best restaurants and shops around.

Top Shops
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Beverly Hills Bikini Shop
245 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 550-6331
www.thebeverlyhillsbikinishop.com

If you’re looking to head to Mexico, or some other exotic place and want the perfect bikini, then Beverly Hills Bikini Shop is the place to visit. As the L.A. spot to come for the latest swimwear trends for more than 30 years, their friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you find the perfect one-piece, or two piece bikini from top quality brands. But, they offer more than just bikinis here. Shop sunscreen lotions, comfy sweat pants, coverups, and accessories like bags, hats, jewelry, towels and sunglasses. Top brands include Brooklyn Grace, Cool Change, Gold & Gray, La Blanca, Bettinis, BeachRiot, Amuse Society, Vix, Vitamin A, Maui Babe, Luli Fama, Wallaroo and many more.

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XIV Karats
314 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 551-1212
www.xivkarats.com

Hidden on the second floor of a building right next to the Beverly Hills Post Office sits one of the best kept secrets of the L.A. jewelry world. XIV Karats has long been known by locals though. This spacious jewelry store specializes in anything imaginable. From diamond rings, engagement rings, necklaces, bracelets and anything in between, the friendly staff at XIV Karats are here to make your vision come to life. Come in, browse the multiple counters with thousands of jewelry pieces and pick one that you love. Prices are also very reasonable, too! You may just see a celebrity or two walking out of this Beverly Hills mainstay, too.

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(credit: Nina N./yelp)


Al’s Newstand
216 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 278-6397

A newsstand? Yes, this newsstand has been a Beverly Hills iconic spot where you can literally grab any type of magazine your heart desires. From entertainment mags like People or Entertainment to car, music and fashion magazines, the huge selection here is neatly organized and always up to date. Stroll along the street from 6am to late at night, and grab a magazine or a newspaper to go along with your morning coffee.

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Blo Beverly Hills
252 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 270-4256
www.blomedry.com

Featuring lush white chairs, a sleek stainless steel interior with pops of pink here and there, Blo Beverly Hills is the ultimate haven for those women looking to get a blow out. Whether you have a hot date, a big event to attend, or simply want to just look your best day to day, walk in or book online and one of the expertly trained Bloers (stylists) will transform your hair into something spectacular. But, make no mistake, as this blow dry bar isn’t a venue to come in to get your hair cut or colored. Instead, they focus on one thing and do it great. Book an appointment today and transform your hair!

Best Eateries
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Chaumont Bakery
143 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 550-5510
www.chaumontbakery.com

A relative newcomer to South Beverly Drive, Chaumont Bakery has taken over the area by storm. Whatever you order, you can be sure it’s going to be absolutely delicious. While some come in for their delicious confections which are on display behind the counter as soon as you walk in, others decide to stay a while and order delicious egg sandwiches, vegetable omelettes with a side of kale salad, or a great sandwich. Giving Beverly Hills residents a taste of Paris, the eatery offers buttery goodness, the eatery churns out croissants (chocolate, plain, almond and chocolate almond), delicious baguettes, chouquettes, eclairs, tarts and cakes. Their fresh squeezed orange juice, which is actually fresh squeezed, is a highlight, as is their great coffee.

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Momed
233 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 270-4444
www.atmomed.com

Momed opened several years ago and has since become a goto spot for those during the lunch hours and during dinner time. As part restaurant, part deli, part espresso bar and part marketplace, it’s a bit of everything, but it’s certainly a winner. Momed embraces the unique Mediterranean flavors from countries all over the world to bring guests a menu with modern twists on classics. Using the freshest ingredients, there are items offered fro brunch, lunch and dinner, that keep guests coming back time and time again. Favorite dishes include cinnamon French toast, a shakshuka, or organic eggs with tzaziki and tomato ragu, chicken breast skewers, a three grain scramble with organic egg whites, quinoa, rice, mushroom avocado and scallions, as well as grass fed burgers, salads and more. You can also decide to order from the case, which has plenty of sides you can mix and match. All in all, whatever you order you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the rich mix of flavors. Each bite is another reason to want to come back.

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(credit: Jane K./yelp)


Urth Caffe
267 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 205-9311
www.urthcaffe.com

You really can’t go wrong with anything you order at Urthe Caffe. With delicious options on their menu ranging from fresh salads, sandwiches, panini sandwiches, and breakfast items like oatmeal, yogurt bowls, breads, pastries, Belgian waffles and scrambles to their famed desserts and coffee, it’s one spot on South Beverly that can’t be overlooked.

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(credit: Laconic A./yelp)


South Beverly Grill
122 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 550-0242
www.southbeverlygrill.com

If you’re familiar with the Hillstone Group, which has brought L.A. residents the delicious food from restaurants like R&D Kitchen, Banderas, Gulfstream, Houstons and others, then the menu at South Beverly Grill will be somewhat familiar. And, so will the comfortable interior decor and friendly, yet professional wait staff. Anything on the menu at South Beverly Grill is delicious, but while other Hillstone Groups focus mainly on meat, fish, and salads, South Beverly Hill has expanded their offerings with sushi dishes and more. A cocktail menu is nothing to joke about, and their wine menu is also something you should make sure to take part in as well. For food, standouts include their cheeseburgers, their campfire rib-eye prime cut steak, as well as BBQ pork ribs, and their Thai steak and noodle salad. But, really anything here is worth trying.

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(credit: Kat B./yelp)


Walters Cafe
153 S.Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 275-5505
www.walters2go.com

Located in the heart of Beverly Hills since 1949, Walter’s is not the type of place you want to go on a first date, but it’s brunch and lunch options are out of this world. With a casual vibe, friendly staff, and tasty eats, it’s easily a South Beverly mainstay. Eat everything from their famed Spanish scramble to salads, signature and classic sandwiches, burgers, pastas, and a ton more. You won’t find it hard to find something good on this menu. The original location was on Rodeo Drive for over 25 years.

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(credit: Ray Kachatorian)


Maude
212 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 859-3418
www.mauderestaurant.com

Brought to diners by celebrity Chef Curtis Stone, this South Beverly restaurant is easy to miss. But, you’d be losing out if you didn’t make a reservation to sample Stone’s high-end food. Focusing on a monthly set menu inspired by a special ingredient each month, it’s a delicious culinary experience set within a great interior.