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Third Street Promenade

Third Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
+1 310-393-8355
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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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  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great shopping” (234 reviews)
“outdoor mall” (101 reviews)
“chain stores” (73 reviews)
Third Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Santa Monica
+1 310-393-8355
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a pedestrian ONLY street located ONLY a few streets behind the Santa Monica Pier with all types of dining restaurants, street vendors (food & merchandise), shopping (both unique and major chains) & live on-street and inside entertainment locations

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great, authentic street tacos with deliciously flavorful pollo asado. The corn tortillas must have been hand made. They were delicate, flavorful, and perfect! A squeeze of lime and sprigs of cilantro....fresh, spicy perfection!

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 2 days ago

Shopping? Got it covered. Farmers Market opportunities? The best around. Want to eat something different? You will definately find it here. What is new? Carlo's Bakery is coming soon and it is right next door to Starbucks. Want to get a few new items of...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 2 days ago

3rd street promenade has it all. Bloomingdales, Burberry, and many other luxury and budget-minded stores. Cashmere overdose! Great place to shop.

Thank diannekirwin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a nice place to visit for hanging out or shopping. It has a wide variety of clothing and home decor shops. Nice mixture of restaurants. A few of the Street Performers were a bit aggressive when asking (almost demanding) tips. Good place to go...More

Thank elconquistador765
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really nice area to walk around and dine out! Really good choices. We stayed at Fairmont and it was only 3 min away. Santa Monica place is also superb shopping mall.

Thank erkncyhn
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was fun to shop here! Great atmosphere and good restaurants. All the shops you come to the US to visit

Thank ahay94
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great selection of shops, clean area, nice layout. Nice modern area that’s a must visit if in Santa Monica.

Thank R D
Reviewed 6 days ago

We didn't come to shop, just to walk around at night for a bit to get out and about. It seems to be a typical pedestrian street. Lots of brand name shops, street musicians and places to eat. There was free city parking for 90...More

Thank merryleg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not being a shopper an open air “Mall” type environment is not top of my list of things to do. However, this is a nice place to stroll and watch the world go by with plenty of seating and plenty of chain and independent shops...More

Thank YorkTraveller1962
Santa Monica
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
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Rachel G
14 June 2017|
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Response from Canadauk2012 | Reviewed this property |
Yes most are open to 8 or 10pm
28 March 2017|
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Response from Stephen D | Reviewed this property |
I saw water bowls outside and lots of small dogs so on the walk/street I'd say yes. However in the stores it's probably a store by store decision.
26 December 2016|
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Response from 810alia | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the promenade itself but you probably can fine in the nearby clubs or pubs, i know about the Britannia Pub at California State route 2, one block from 3rd street, they had a great Burlesque show but it is... More