Itinerary for Entertainment

3 Days in Burbank,
Explore the Entertainment Industry

Day 1

Red Maple Cafe

Day 1

Breakfast at Red Maple Cafe

Start your day in the home of Burbank’s studios in the Media District at this warm and welcoming restaurant that offers a wide range of delicious bites. For breakfast, try their tropical paradise Belgian waffle that comes with maple spice butter in the shape of a maple leaf, paired with a Rishi Tea drink or a cup of your favorite coffee.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Day 1

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood

See where Hollywood is made…from today’s biggest productions to iconic TV shows and movies, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood is a must-see! Every tour is unique, family friendly, and changes every day. Buy your tickets here.

Olive & Thyme

Day 1

Lunch at Olive & Thyme

After spending the afternoon exploring the sets of your favorite films and movies, grab a bite at Olive & Thyme, a gourmet cafe and popular entertainment industry hangout. This European-style eatery specializes in cheeses and charcuterie, perfect for a lunch outing.

Flappers Comedy Club

Day 1

Catch a Show

Be transported into the exciting world of gaming in the former studios of The Tonight Show at The Blizzard Arena Los Angeles. It’s is the world’s first major global professional esports league. Purchase your tickets here. Or get some chuckles in at Flappers Comedy Club with comedy’s stars and amateurs gracing the stage throughout the week. Purchase your tickets here.

Simmzy's Brew Pub

Day 1

Dinner at Simmzy’s Brew Pub

Voted one of the top burgers in L.A. by Zagat in 2014, Simmzy’s features craft beers and burgers in a lively, beachy environment. Sit inside or enjoy the restaurant’s outdoor patio featuring long picnic tables fit for friendly gatherings.

Day 2

Coffee Commissary

Day 2

Breakfast at Coffee Commissary

Offering homemade pastries, sustainably sourced coffee, and a full breakfast menu, you’ll be in good company at this entertainment hangout, where stars and industry insiders kick-off their day.

Universal Studio Tour

Day 2

Spend the day at Universal Studios Hollywood

Experience a behind-the-scenes look of a real working studio, where more movies and television shows have been filmed than any other lot in the world. Plus, don’t miss The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Fast & Furious Supercharged, and more. Obtain early access when you book at one of Burbank’s 11 Universal Partner hotels! Grab your tickets here.

Lunch at the Simpsons Ride

Day 2

Lunch at The Simpson’s Ride

While at the theme park, get your fill Springfield-style with a Krusty-certified meat sandwich at Krusty Burger, a Homer-approved donut at Lard Lad, and wash it all down with a cold one at the Duff Brewery Beer Garden.

Bob's Big Boy

Day 2

Dinner at Bob’s Big Boy

You’re invited to go retro at the 50’s car hop every Friday night, and bite down on a legendary “Big Boy,” their sumptuous double-decker. Take-in the heady atmosphere of Hollywood dealmakers and studio stars, and be sure to sit in the booth where the Beatles dined on their first American tour.

Dinner at Castaway

Day 2

After Dinner Drinks at Castaway

This newly-renovated iconic venue is best known for its awe-inspiring sunset views of Downtown Burbank and Downtown L.A. – best enjoyed outside on their multi-level patio with a craft cocktail in-hand. Enjoy their weekday ‘Tappy Hours’ or simply taste imaginative creations from Chef Perry Pollaci’s seasonally-inspired menu.

Day 3

Lou, The French on the Block

Day 3

Breakfast at Lou, The French On The Block

Visit this local favorite for authentic and savory French pastries, a delicious way to start your day! Munch on an almond croissant, an eclair or their famous chouquettes while taking in your favorite morning brew!

Hollywood Hills

Day 3

Spend the afternoon in Hollywood

Wind your way 15 minutes over the hill to explore Hollywood Boulevard, filled with landmarks evoking the magic of the silver screen.

  • Explore the Hollywood Walk of Fame stretching 18 blocks and packed with thousands of stars celebrating the glories of tinseltown
  • Take the Paramount Pictures Studio Tour with historic and active backlot sets
  • Visit Madame Tussauds Hollywood, where you can rub shoulders with some of Hollywood’s most famous celebrities
Hard Rock Cafe

Day 3

Lunch at Hard Rock Cafe

Just steps away from the Walk of Fame, the Hard Rock Cafe on Universal CityWalk will keep your entertainment-focused trip rocking and rolling.

West Coast Customs

Day 3

West Coast Customs Tour

Continue your Burbank adventure to West Coast Customs, one of the premier vehicle modification shops in the world. Internationally recognized as the game-changing car customization phenomenon that was MTV’s Pimp My Ride, the body shop and television studio offers an automotive museum featuring infamous TV show builds.

The Smoke House

Day 3

Dinner at Smoke House Restaurant

Dine where “La La Land,” “Argo,” and “Get Shorty” were filmed at the renowned Smoke House Restaurant, a favorite watering hole of the studio set. George Clooney is a big fan, and he named his production company after this legendary prime rib restaurant, also famous for their amazing garlic bread.