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Third Street Promenade

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Address: Third Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: +1 310-393-8355
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A moviegoer's haven, this colorful three-block stretch, open to pedestrians...

A moviegoer's haven, this colorful three-block stretch, open to pedestrians only, has some 20 movie theater screens, hundreds of stores, numerous restaurants, animal topiaries and street entertainment running the gamut from dancers to fortune tellers.

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Great shopping

Great and fun place to shop. There is a nice variety of shops and restaurants. There is entertainment along the street and it's a short walk from the beach.

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Hockley, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great and fun place to shop. There is a nice variety of shops and restaurants. There is entertainment along the street and it's a short walk from the beach.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of variety and entertainment available for all definitely worth a visit near the beach and pier

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love walking end to end, there are loads of high street shops, affordable. In between you can stop for lunch, coffee, frozen yoghurt..it's just a lovely street to shop on without breaking the bank, street vendors, the odd musician and odd bod makes it unique.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice selection of stores and restaurants. Good place to shop. Some popular mall stores and some upscale expensive designer stores too. Nice combination.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good and modern concept stores (like Tesla) at street an Christmas ornaments made this visit a unforgettable moment of trip. Good street artists playing songs and restaurants complete the scene!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to go shopping & eat well and have a street entertainment, this is great place. I don't like AC in shopping malls and rather choose this kind of streets, for shopping, on my trips. Be careful, all street is non smoking. Bad for me, good for my health :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots to do and see!! Lots of Xmas cheer! Food options for adults and kids. Stopping options for the whole family.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our day on the Promenade. Leisurely walking around, visiting the shops and eateries. Beautiful Weather. Some Entertainers performing. Seating available to just watch the passers by. Great Area!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty outdoor shopping mall in the middle of downtown. Lots of stores and restaurants to choose from. There are also several movie theaters. Parking facilities nearby - and not horribly expensive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a tour and had time to stop at the beach near here. The locals were friendly and the beach was amazing. There are many local stores to enjoy from with lot of variety. Truly a great location for relaxed and laid-back sunny day. I do recommend visiting the beach. Magnificent

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Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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