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Ocean Beach

Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3014
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One-mile long beach features a municipal pier for walking and fishing plus designated areas reserved for swimming and surfing.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“dog beach” (63 reviews)
“antique shops” (19 reviews)
“newport ave” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3014
Ocean Beach
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"dog beach"
in 63 reviews
"antique shops"
in 19 reviews
"newport ave"
in 12 reviews
"nice beach"
in 34 reviews
"ob pier"
in 8 reviews
"pizza port"
in 8 reviews
"sunset cliffs"
in 22 reviews
"farmers market"
in 17 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 9 reviews
"great walk"
in 8 reviews
"mission beach"
in 10 reviews
"tide pools"
in 12 reviews
"point loma"
in 11 reviews
"la jolla"
in 12 reviews
"surfers"
in 106 reviews
"hodads"
in 22 reviews
"parking"
in 67 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went primarily for the tide pools. Wasn't disappointed. Popular spot for surfers. Long pier goes out into the ocean.

Thank fionatheprincess
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OB is one of my absolute favorite areas to go. Fun shops and breweries, the ocean right there along the strip. DOGS everywhere :) Interesting and friendly people.

Thank krystalamber
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to San Diego for the Padres v Dodger game and went to one of my favorite beaches - Ocean Beach!!

Thank Hot48cricket
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

OB was just a gem of a place to stay. light traffic, great restaurants everywhere, a Wednesday evening street market, great ocean views, and a super dog park on the beach.

Thank Rex B
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

OB is a fun place to visit. There are a lot of restaurants, shops, breweries, the ocean and beach. If you like beer, try Kilowatt, Pizza Port, Helms, Mike Hess, Culture and OB Brewery,

Thank kpl200
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Time to get your groove back? Visit the 60/70's here! Plenty of food choices, ice cream, street tacos and burgers, all the way up to fine food. When your there, take a walk out on the pier. Enjoy the sunset, go fishing, or get a...More

1  Thank john g
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We were happy to discover that Ocean Beach offered free parking, beach access, and a walk on it's wonderful pier. There is also a dog park nearby where dogs can be off-leash and play in the surf and sand. This was quite popular this day...More

Thank Violette54
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

First off, unless you get there early parking is hard to find. A great place to walk and enjoy the sites and sounds. Don’t forget to walk out on the pier and have breakfast at the cafe they make a great breakfast burrito and other...More

Thank Joe M
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

My boyfriend actually surprised me. We went to San Diego for the weekend , went to the zoo & went straight to Ocean beach for dinner. That place was so fun specially if you're into crafty , reggae and beach vibes. It is a go...More

1  Thank GaElaine92
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Cute area, tons of antique shops that look like a lot of fun (when you aren't with a teen with zero interest). Beach surf looked good too.

Thank katydid69
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Nearby Attractions
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bp43003
25 January 2018|
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Response from Ashley B | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, yes, just be mindful of the tide. This beach is usually packed with surfers and beach goers alike. I've been several times but have never actual taken a dip.
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DiegoJ78
23 June 2016|
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Response from Mike O | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. I have seen tents and canopies before, but you are right no overnight camping.
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DiegoJ78
20 June 2016|
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Response from Louise K | Reviewed this property |
It doesn't close.
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