The neighborhood offers a little escape from the high energy of the city without being too removed.

Welcome to Encino

The convenience of both city and suburb with an abundance of charm
Encino is an open and inviting outer neighborhood of the Greater Los Angeles Area. Families and celebrities alike love Encino for its wide-open green spaces, peaceful atmosphere, and convenience. The more suburban feel and layout is great for families and young couples who are looking to settle down. Since Encino is still a short distance from Los Angeles’ concentrated urban area, getting to work and bustling activities in the city is easy with the 405 access right nearby. Encino has a wide variety of charming shops and stores as well as all the family necessities residents want in the area. The neighborhood offers a little escape from the high energy of the city without being too removed.

What to Love 

  • Bordered by lots of green spaces 
  • Luxury, family-oriented real estate 
  • Charming curb appeal and quiet atmosphere
  • Easy access to the Westside

Local Lifestyle

Living in Encino allows residents the best of both worlds. The proximity to Los Angeles’ city center means that you can experience the city on a daily basis without having to come home to it. Having a career in the city is very manageable when commuting from this area. The streets in the village area of Encino have a quaint, inviting quality that feels very idyllic and relaxing. Residents don’t have to sacrifice great dining or shops. The Encino real estate market is a top-quality selection of standalone homes with the nostalgic, American charm of grassy front yards, clean open streets, and residential areas where communities can really flourish. Many families live in Encino, making it easy for parents and children alike to make friends.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Even though Encino has a quiet atmosphere, residents are close to the highest level of excellence in their dining, entertainment, and shopping options being so close to Los Angeles’ urban center. Scratch is a perfect example of the caliber of cuisine found in Encino. This gastronomy-focused, upscale dining experience has an exquisite menu that focuses on fresh, handmade ingredients assembled stylishly. For a lighter, upbeat meal try Uncle Bernie’s Delicatessen, a New York City-inspired classic deli that serves up the pastrami and corned beef piled high. Sushi is a Los Angeles staple, and Encino residents have Okumura. Their refined omakase and sushi are crafted out of fish that has been caught the day of for the most flavorful and refined dishes possible.

For an afternoon boost or a morning latte, there is Coral Tree Cafe, an adorable brunch and coffee spot with great espresso drinks, as well as morning favorites like avocado toast and breakfast burritos.

Lunch and shopping go hand in hand. The nearby Encino Marketplace is a lovely open-air mall with beloved brands and necessities like a drugstore and bank. Home cooking is just as good as eating out in Encino, thanks to the Encino Farmers Market. Every Sunday year-round, amazing producers come to sell produce, meats, cheeses, artisan goods, and ingredients. Pick up some groceries and specialty products here for a dinner party or family meal.

Things to Do

Encino is sandwiched between two gorgeous, sprawling green spaces: the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area and the endless parks, trails, and canyons of the Santa Monica Mountains and Topanga State Park. Hiking lovers have the most sought-after destinations in the city and country for amazing views and outdoor exercise. The Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area is a wonderful resource for families as it is very near the residential areas of the neighborhood and a great place for families to bond. The park has a golf course, skate parks, dog fields, sporting areas, and boat rentals on the sizable lake.


Encino is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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