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Calabasas

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Calabasas is a suburban community at the southwestern corner of the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County, sitting in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains to the south.

Get in[edit]

Driving is the primary way of getting to Calabasas. The city sits along the Ventura Freeway (US 101) between the San Fernando Valley to the east and the Conejo Valley of Ventura County to the west, 30 miles northwest of Downtown Los Angeles, 20 miles west of Burbank, and about 40 miles east of Ventura.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Leonis Adobe
  • Leonis Adobe Museum, 23537 Calabasas Rd, +1 818 222-6511. Museum: F and Su 1-4PM, Sa 10AM-4PM, closed M-Th; Calabasas Creek Park: W-Su 10AM-4PM, closed M-Tu. A living history museum preserving one of the oldest structures in the greater Los Angeles area, the Leonis Adobe, a Victorian-style ranch house with portions dating back to 1844, now restored and furnished alongside a ranch with petting animals and antique barns and equipment to illustrate California ranch life in the 1880s. Attached to the museum is Calabasas Creek Park, an excellent spot for picnics that is landscaped to resemble an 1880s-period garden with some historical exhibits such as an old jail and a recreated Native American village. Admission by donation.

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Buy[edit]

  • The Commons at Calabasas, 4799 Commons Way, +1 818 637-8922. An outdoor shopping mall with colorful (albeit rather tacky) Mediterranean architecture and fountains, anchored by a Ralphs supermarket, a Barnes & Noble, and a movie theater, with a few upscale shops.

Eat[edit]

  • Banzai Sushi, 23508 Calabasas Rd, +1 818-222-5800. An excellent Japanese restaurant, serving sushi, Sashimi, and Teriyaki dishes.
  • King's Fish House, 4798 Commons Way, +1 818-225-1979. Nice seafood restaurant located in the Calabasas Commons mall. Can be crowded, so reservations are highly recommended.

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Go next[edit]

Routes through Calabasas
Santa BarbaraAgoura Hills  N US 101.svg S  South ValleyDowntown L.A.
ChatsworthSouth Valley  N California 27.svg S  TopangaMalibu


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