Ultrazone Sherman Oaks, 14622 Ventura Blvd., (818) 789-6620, . Ultrazone is a laser tag facility that is open for laser tag games as well as birthday parties. There is also a video game arcade there.
Sherman Oaks Galleria, 15301-15303 Ventura Blvd, . A good place to experience the natural habitat of the Valley Girl. While it is primarily a hangout and a melting pot for all the valley's youth, the Galleria also houses a popular multiplex (recently transformed into an ArcLight featuring over 21 theatres where drinks are allowed), a furniture store, a few clothing stores, and several restaurants. A perfect spot to grab dinner and a movie if you're in the area.edit
Buffalo Exchange. A thrift store popular with the indie scene. A great stop if you've got some clothes to give up, or if you're looking for some cheap new threads. A second store opened up in Westwood rather recently.edit
Aahs! - A store in the California chain specializing in novelty items, cards, and all sorts of other interesting junk. Worth a visit for collectors or fans of the weird. Their merchandise can either be a bargain or a ripoff, so think before buying.
Barone's Famous Italian Restaurant, 14151 Ventura Blvd, ☎ +1 818-784-6266. Known for its pizza, made with traditional ingredients. The pasta dishes are also good and follow traditional recipes.edit
Casa Vega, 13301 Ventura Blvd, ☎ +1 818-788-4868, . Open since 1958, the restaurant offers reasonably priced Mexican food with strong but otherwise average margaritas. No reservations, and the wait can be long on weekends.edit
The Great Greek, 13362 Ventura Boulevard (east of Dixie Canyon Avenue), ☎ +1 818-905-5250, . Open for lunch and dinner. A lively Greek restaurant with good food and dancing waiters. Complimentary valet parking.$20.00 - $40.00 per person without wine. edit
Il Tiramisu, 13705 Ventura Blvd., +1 818 986-2640, . Featuring everything from sauteed shrimp to stuffed crepes to daily fish specials at moderate prices.
La Fogata, 5142 Van Nuys Blvd. "+1 818" 501 9065. Excellent unpretentious and reasonably priced Mexican food, much beloved by Valley natives.
Marmalade Café, 14910 Ventura Blvd, ☎ +1 818-905-8872, . A pricey yet very tasty place, particularly known for its breakfasts. Expect a high-class dining experience and a slightly older crowd.Breakfasts between $10 and $15 per item in very generous portions, with other meals slightly more expensive. edit
Rive Gouche Cafe, 14106 Ventura Blvd., +1 818 990-3573. A French cafe with a separate bar. Lunches are simple, while the dinner menu is more upscale.