Welcome to Burbank
A bustling entertainment industry hotspot with a family feel
Often called the "Media Capital of the World," Burbank is only a few miles northeast of Hollywood. Numerous media and entertainment companies are headquartered or have significant production facilities in Burbank. Residents share the neighborhood with media giants like Warner Bros., Disney, Nickelodeon, the Cartoon Network, and more.
Quiet and residential, Burbank offers leafy streets and great schools, making this an ideal setting for family life while maintaining access to big city life. Mediterranean architectural styles abound, and most homes are set back against the mountain views and rolling hills. Stylish condos are also available in downtown Burbank, making the search for a convenient, comfortable home easy and exciting.
What to Love
- Prime location
- Excellent schools
- Residential feel
People & Lifestyle
Considering the major names in entertainment that share the neighborhood, it’s no surprise that Burbank is primarily home to both young professionals and veterans in the film and television industry. With its numerous parks, excellent schools, and close-knit community vibes, Burbank is the obvious choice for family life. Nearby Los Angeles offers plenty of excitement and culture, and Burbank’s green space is a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Although the city is only minutes away, Burbank has plenty of its own delicious dining options, like the elegant Castaway Restaurant. Relax on the patio, enjoy a cocktail, and take in the stunning scenery of this hilltop eatery known for its classic Californian cuisine. Porto's Bakery is a legendary spot known for mouth-watering pastries, Cuban sandwiches, and a family feel. It’s so popular, you’ll likely find a line waiting when you arrive, but this place is definitely worth the wait.
The original Bob's Big Boy, built-in 1949, is a must-visit for its California surf style and iconic porcelain statue that serves as the chain’s signature image. Pop in for lunch at The Daily Grill, and you might see a big Hollywood deal in the making. A favorite for nearby Warner Bros. executives, and a go-to for Hollywood power lunches, this scratch kitchen eatery offers classic American fare with a twist.
Things to Do
Bring the family and make a day of it at the Burbank Certified Farmers Market. Open every Saturday, the incredible array of vendors offer fresh-cut flowers, organic produce, gourmet specialty foods, artisan cheeses, and more. Frogs Organic Bakery supplies an unprecedented selection of French pastries, including organic, vegan, and gluten-free options, while Me Gusta Gourmet serves up some of the Valley’s best tamales.
Visit the shopping center at Magnolia Park, and cross everything off your list. Offering everything from vintage boutiques and home decor shops to art galleries, pup supplies, and even an occult apothecary, this one-stop shopping experience will make sure you get everything you were looking for and then some. The Flappers Comedy Club, known for featuring a mix of up-and-coming talent and big-name comedians, is the perfect place to catch a comedy show, take a writing or improv class, or take the stage for open mic night.