Daily Archives: September 1, 2020

New Businesses coming into Westwood Village and Businesses operating or reopened during COVID-19 Pandemic

As a service to the community, WCC has compiled the following list showing the status of Westwood Village businesses as they continue or resume operations following this summer’s extended Covid-19 Pandemic shutdown, or prepare to open new operations in Westwood Village. (This is the most up-to-date information as of August 31, 2020. If you notice any errors or omissions, please email WCC Chair Steven Sann directly at stevesann2001@yahoo.com. Verified corrections will be made in a future update of this list. Please credit Westwood Community Council when sharing, citing, or quoting from this information.)

New Businesses CONFIRMED Coming into Westwood Village:

  1. Alfred Coffee, 1154 Westwood Boulevard (former Peet’s Coffee site; under construction)
  2. Duffl, 950 Gayley Avenue (former Cell Bzz site; under construction)
  3. Dun Huang (noodles), 1081 Gayley Avenue (former El Pollo Loco site; under construction)
  4. Jadore by Mr. Habibi, 940 Broxton Avenue (former Shahi Café/Gypsy Café site; already opened)
  5. Kreation Organic Juicery, 1134 Westwood Boulevard (former Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches site; lease signed, in entitlements)
  6. Krispy Rice, 10975 Weyburn Avenue (former Tomodachi Sushi site; already opened)
  7. Let’s Go 4 Tea, 952 Gayley Avenue (formerly L Kitchen; under construction)
  8. Meet Fresh (Taiwanese Boba and desserts), 10923 Weyburn Avenue (former Jerry’s Deli site; construction completed, opening soon)
  9. Nick the Greek Souvlaki and Gyro House, 10959 Kinross Avenue (former D1 Café site; under construction)
  10. Northern Café Chinese Hot Pot, 1061 Broxton Avenue (former Spireworks site; already opened)
  11. Primo’s Donuts, 10948 Weyburn Avenue (former Stan’s Donuts; lease signed, in entitlements)
  12. Print Center, 10929 Weyburn Avenue (former Jerry’s Deli site; under construction)
  13. Sender One (climbing, fitness, and yoga gym), 10887 Lindbrook Drive (former Festival Theater site; under construction)
  14. Splatterz (paint-your-own-pottery arts and crafts store similar to Color Me Mine), 1036 Broxton Avenue, Suite D (former One Source Facilities Group site and Art One Gallery; lease signed with City, in entitlements)
  15. Sweetgreen, 10922 Kinross Avenue (former Headlines Diner site and additional adjacent spaces on Kinross; in entitlements)
  16. The Watermark at Westwood Village, 947 Tiverton Avenue (14-story former Vintage Westwood Horizons site; construction nearly completed, opening expected October 2020)
  17. 99 Ranch Market, 1360 Westwood Boulevard (former Ross Dress For Less site) (a few blocks south of the Village) (lease signed; in entitlements)

Westwood Village businesses already reopened, or announced they will be reopening:

  1. Aahs! (already reopened)
  2. Ali Hair Salon (already reopened)
  3. Ami Sushi (already reopened with sidewalk patio dining)
  4. Barney’s Beanery (already reopened with LA Alfresco sidewalk and patio dining)
  5. Bollywood Bites (already reopened with LA Alfresco Dining in the Street)
  6. Broxton Brewery & Public House (already reopened July 16 with LA Alfresco Dining in the sidewalk, expanded outdoor seating, and patio dining)
  7. California Pizza Kitchen (has been serving take out and carry out orders throughout the entire pandemic; Note: the Company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization; after much back and forth with their Westwood landlord, CPK has recently decided to KEEP their Westwood Village location open, according to the landlord; CPK will be finalizing this decision to remain open in Westwood Village in U.S. Bankruptcy Court on 9/1/2020) 
  8. Campus Shoe Repair (already reopened)
  9. Campus Shop (already reopened)
  10. Capelli Hair Salon (announced on Instagram they are reopening week of 9/1/2020)
  11. Christian Science Reading Room (already reopened for curbside pickup)
  12. Copymat (already reopened)
  13. Corner Bakery Café (already reopened third week in August)
  14. Crazy Falafel (already reopened)
  15. Diddy Riese (already reopened)
  16. Dip ‘n’ Mix (already reopened)
  17. Eyes of Westwood (Dr. Patrick Doyle) (already reopened)
  18. Fellow (announced they are reopening in September with sidewalk dining, following interior remodel, new chef, and newly expanded Gallerie space)
  19. Flax Pen to Paper (already reopened)
  20. Footaction (already reopened)
  21. Freddy & Liana’s Hair Salon (on Weyburn; closed, but then reopened)
  22. Frozenland (already reopened)
  23. Gary’s Custom Tailoring (already reopened) 
  24. Gushi Korean BBQ (already reopened)
  25. Headlines Diner (already reopened with patio dining)
  26. Heather Taylor Home (already reopened, after it appeared they were closing permanently, and landlord put up a “For Lease” sign, which has since been taken down)
  27. The Hideout at the W (already reopened for patio dining)
  28. Hotel Palomar (already reopened) (on Wilshire)
  29. House of Meatballs (already reopened with LA Alfresco Street Dining)
  30. Ichi Tea & Sushi (already reopened)
  31. Jadore by Mr. Habibi (new restaurant replaced Shahi and Gypsy Café; already opened with sidewalk dining and hookah)
  32. Jews For Jesus (already reopened)
  33. Junbi Matcha (already reopened)
  34. Kazu Nori (already reopened with LA Alfresco Dining in the Street)
  35. La Belle Hair and Skin (already reopened)
  36. Le Pain Quotidien (apparently WILL be reopening in Westwood; Company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization; it was originally announced that LPQ would be closing ALL 19 of their California locations, but the company has since walked that back, and apparently they WILL be reopening in Westwood, Beverly Hills and several other Southern California locations, according to the Manager of the Westwood store; Note: the Robertson LPQ store apparently is NOT among those stores that will be reopening)
  37. The Little Branch Vintage (already reopened)
  38. London Cleaners (already reopened)
  39. Marine’s Officer Selection Center (already reopened)
  40. Michael K Jewelers (already reopened)
  41. Muriel Chastanet Fine Jewelry (already reopened)
  42. Napa Valley Grille (will be reopening; reportedly they have resolved their outstanding lease issues and will reopen, according to their landlord Douglas Emmett)
  43. Nekter Juice Bar (already reopened)
  44. Noah’s NY Bagels (already reopened)
  45. Northern Café Chinese Hot Pot on Broxton (new restaurant opened during pandemic, already opened)
  46. Papersource (already reopened)
  47. Phoenix Salon Suites (already reopened)
  48. Poké Bar (already reopened)
  49. Oakley’s Barber Shop (already reopened; is cutting hair outdoors per Governor’s orders) 
  50. Onkei Ramen (already reopened)
  51. Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop (already reopened for in store sales)
  52. Salon Platinum Black by Michael Hasse (already reopened)
  53. Sarah Leonard Fine Jewelers (already reopened; held their Annual Vault Sale in July, which they extended by popular demand for a total of three weeks, and posted record sales figures!)
  54. Skylight Gardens (already reopened with LA Alfresco sidewalk dining)
  55. Sontre Nail (already reopened; doing nails on sidewalk in accordance with Governor’s orders)
  56. Sports Rush (already reopened)
  57. TLT Food (already reopened)
  58. Tower Cleaners (already reopened)
  59. Upside Down Café (already reopened)
  60. Urban Outfitters – Men (already reopened)
  61. Urban Outfitters – Women (already reopened)
  62. Verizon (already reopened)
  63. Village Eyes Optometry (Dr. Jon Vogel) (already reopened)
  64. Violet Bistro, Shop & Cooking School (already reopened with LA Alfresco sidewalk and patio dining)
  65. W Hotel (already reopened August 14)
  66. Westwood Bodega (already reopened)
  67. Westwood Branch Public Library (already reopened as a hub for curbside pickup)
  68. Westwood Copies (already reopened)
  69. Westwood Flower Garden (already reopened)
  70. Zuma Housing (already reopened)
  71. And more 

Westwood Village “essential” businesses that remained open throughout COVID-19 pandemic (or only closed intermittently due to protests, riots, or government ordered curfews):

  1. 7-Eleven
  2. Amazon @ Westwood
  3. Avis Rent a Car
  4. Baja California Tacos
  5. Bank of America – Westwood Boulevard 
  6. Bank of America – Wilshire & Midvale
  7. Bella Pita
  8. BJs Restaurant and Brewhouse
  9. The Boiling Crab
  10. California Pizza Kitchen (stayed open for delivery and carry out throughout the pandemic, and plans to remain open in the Village)
  11. Cava Mezze Grill
  12. Chase Bank – Wilshire & Westwood
  13. Chase 24-Hour ATM Storefront – Westwood Boulevard
  14. Chevron Gas Station
  15. Chick-Fil-A
  16. Chipotle
  17. Citibank – Westwood Boulevard 
  18. Citibank – Wilshire & Westwood
  19. City National Bank – Wilshire & Glendon
  20. City Target
  21. Comerica Bank – Glendon
  22. CVS Pharmacy 
  23. Denny’s Diner
  24. Elysee Café & Bakery 
  25. Enzo’s Pizzeria
  26. Espresso Profeta
  27. The Farmacy
  28. Fatburger 
  29. Fat Sal’s Deli
  30. FedEx Office
  31. First Foundation Bank – Wilshire
  32. First Szechuan Wok
  33. Frida Mexican Cuisine
  34. Gayley @ Lindbrook Apartments
  35. The Glendon Apartments at Westwood Village
  36. Habibi Café
  37. Habibi Lounge & VIP Room
  38. Hangry Moons
  39. Hilgard House Hotel & Suites
  40. Image Wireless/Cell Phone Repair (CPR)
  41. In-N-Out
  42. Italian Express
  43. It’s Boba Time
  44. Jersey Mike’s
  45. Lamonica’s NY Pizza 
  46. Ministry of Coffee
  47. Mon Amour Café & Mon Amour VIP Room (Habibi)
  48. Mr. Rice
  49. Native Foods
  50. Northern Café Dumpling House (Gayley)
  51. Northern Café Chinese Teppanyaki (Weyburn)
  52. Palihotel Westwood Village
  53. Pinches Taco
  54. Plaza La Reina Hotel & Residences
  55. Ralph’s Fresh Fare
  56. Rite Aid Pharmacy
  57. Royal Palace Westwood Hotel
  58. Scrubs Unlimited
  59. Share Tea
  60. Smoke Spot
  61. Starbucks – Westwood Boulevard
  62. Starbucks – Weyburn & Broxton
  63. Stop Market
  64. Subway
  65. Taco Bell
  66. Tacos 1986
  67. Tender Greens
  68. Tocaya Organica
  69. Trader Joe’s Market
  70. UCLA Blood & Platelet Center 
  71. UCLA Tiverton House
  72. Union Bank – Wilshire
  73. The UPS Store
  74. U.S. Bank – Wilshire
  75. U.S.P.S. Post Office – Village Station (Gayley)
  76. The Vape Lounge 
  77. Veggie Grill
  78. Wells Fargo Bank – Le Conte
  79. Wells Fargo Bank – Wilshire
  80. Westwood Center Pharmacy
  81. Westwood Sporting Goods (already reopened)
  82. Westwood Village Ambassadors (Block by Block)
  83. Westwood Wireless
  84. Whole Foods Market 
  85. And more 

Westwood Village businesses currently closed by government order and planning to reopen, pending approval from Governor Newsom, Mayor Garcetti, and L.A. County COVID-19 guidelines:

  1. Regency Fox Westwood Village Theater
  2. Regency Bruin Theater
  3. Landmark Regent Theater
  4. Geffen Playhouse
  5. Hammer Museum
  6. Angeles Academy of Music
  7. UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood Center
  8. UCLA Extension English Language Center
  9. UCLA Extension Samuel Osher Learning Center (Gayley Center)
  10. UCLA Extension Gayley Center and Plato Society
  11. Geffen Academy at UCLA