Do you ever happen upon The Big Lebowski and wonder what it would be like if Jeff Lebowski landed in LA now, almost 20 years later, did a J, then toured his old hangs? No? WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?!? Well... we did, which is why we got the littlest Lebowski, fired up the '73 Ford Torino, and drove from La Jolla to Leo Carrillo, and up to Pismo (or just, you know, around LA) to see what those hangs look like now. Mark it, dude.
What Every Notable Place in 'The Big Lebowski' Looks Like Now
1745 Garfield Rd, Alhambra
Though they wouldn't sell him all the ingredients for a White Russian, the little Duderino found some of his iconic half-and-half and downed it right on the spot. This aggression stood, man.
6757 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Once a Dude-approved weed dispensary, the former Hollywood-ish site of Sobchak Security is now a Western Union, liquor store, and Redling Fine Art, none of which are holding the dirty undies.
1824 Stearns Dr, Los Angeles
No iron lung inside. No car outside. Same paint job.
10231 Charing Cross Rd, Los Angeles
Unsurprisingly, the millionaire Lebowski wouldn't let the little Lebowski inside, whether or not he's an Urban Achiever.
630 Broadway, Downtown
The cycle -- the what have you -- was shot at this Downtown theatre, which was showing Donnie Darko soon after we showed up. And yes, that makes just about as much sense as the landlord's dance (also, it's nowhere near the In-N-Out, sadly).
5227 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Sadly, no strikes or gutters, but just as many rules, because: it's an elementary school. For 8-year-olds, dude.
6319 La Mirada Ave, Los Angeles
We fired up the Creedence and found the exact spot where the dude hits the dumpster after being chased by Da Fino. Marvel at the differences!
608 Venezia Ave, Venice
Why isn't the little Dude in this pic? Because he's in bed with his special ladyfriend trying to conceive, that's why.
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Jeff Miller has seen The Big Lebowski approximately 10 trillion times, and is very sorry that Jackie Treehorn's house isn't open to the public. You can yell quotes at him on Instagram at @jeffmillerla or on Twitter at @ThrillistLA.
1. Ralphs1745 Garfield Ave, South Pasadena
2. Redling Fine Art6757 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
3. Dinah's Family Restaurant6521 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles
4. Larry Sellers' House5998 Pickford St, Los Angeles
5. Big Lebowski's Mansion10231 Charing Cross Rd, Los Angeles
6. The Palace Theatre630 S Broadway, Los Angeles
7. Kingsley Elementary School5227 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
8. Dumpster6319 La Mirada Ave,, Los Angeles
9. The Dude's Bungalow608 Venezia Ave, Los Angeles
The little Duderino finds his iconic half-and-half at this Ralph's location and downs it right on the spot.
The former Hollywood-ish site of Sobchak Security, as depicted in The Big Lebowski, is now a Redling Fine Art, Western Union, and liquor store, none of which are holding the dirty undies.
This fried chicken spot was a runner-up on our list of the best fried chicken in LA, and for good reason. Some of the area's best pancakes, fried chicken and other southern classics await in a diner-style space.
This is Larry Sellers' home in The Big Lebowski where Walter interrogates Larry and loses it on a red corvette.
This is the real location of the fictional mansion of Jeffrey "Big" Lebowski; unsurprisingly, the millionaire Lebowski wouldn't let the little Lebowski inside, whether or not he proved himself as an Urban Achiever.
This iconic downtown theatre seats 1,000 and hosts movies, concerts, and other events.
The former site of a bowling alley, this location featured in The Big Lebowski is now home to an elementary school.
This is the exact spot in The Big Lebowski where the dude hits the dumpster after being chased by Da Fino.