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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: 310-393-8355
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Activities: Shopping, Dining, People-watching
Description: A moviegoer's haven, this colorful three-block stretch, open to...
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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Well executed pedestrian mall

Nice mix of locals and tourists getting their fix of shopping, food and buskers. Enjoyed sitting in the sun and listening to a guy belt out the blues, and a number of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Nice mix of locals and tourists getting their fix of shopping, food and buskers. Enjoyed sitting in the sun and listening to a guy belt out the blues, and a number of the restaurants have outside patios ideal to do some people watching.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Amazing entertainment and shopping in this uniquely Californian walking district, we saw, ate, shopped and returned several times during our 6 day visit, highly recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Very nice place to be lots of sunshine crowds good food good weather shopping dining moving about. Don't miss this place in Santa Monica for family friends and getting about

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you want to kill some time with a large outdoor mall, this is your place. Avoid the restaurants on this street, as there are far better in other parts of SM). The shops are all standard and can be found in nearly any other mall in america.

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Santa Monica, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

What's outstanding - it's a true outdoor mall - spanning 3 long blocks - anchored by an open mall. Parking can be a bit of a problem. There are 2 farmers market mornings - most of the theaters are being renovated - with A major chain opening on top of the mall. Apple store is professional, loosing some of the... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Downtown Santa Monica, home of the world-famous Third Street Promenade, consists of 30 city blocks of retail stores, entertainment, dining, commercial and residential space, all located just blocks from the beach, Palisades Park and the iconic Santa Monica Pier.At the center of bustling Downtown Santa Monica is Third Street Promenade—a quintessentially Southern California experience. This three-block, pedestrian-only stretch boasts a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The Promenade is a pedestrian-only shopping area with mid to high range stores. Anchored at the Sound end w Department Stores on 2 floors & a food arcade on the 3rd. Nice varied selection of store types in both areas. You'll enjoy walking the Promenade & soaking in the Santa Monica scene...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This is pretty much like many other shopping streets with the usual chain stores and coffee stops. Nothing that you should tear yourself away from the water for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

This is the place to be. There's shopping and dining along with a lot of street performers. You could easily spend hours just hanging out and enjoying the atmosphere. I liked that it wasn't a rowdy crowd.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Needed a jacket , tie and slacks last minute. Great choices along this outdoor mall. Movie theaters, bars restaurants as well.

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Address: Third Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: 310-393-8355
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica

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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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