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McCabe's Guitar Shop

3101 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
310 828 4497
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Ranked #4 of 26 Shopping in Santa Monica
Type: Shops, Shopping
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Type: Shops, Shopping
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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English first
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Just over the road from TravelLodge Santa Monica a convenient place to have a looksee. Coffee is available which is a plus and I don't think I have ever seen so many guitars in one place in my life. The 1st floor is rich with memorabilia and has numerous sound studios. Intimate concerts are held in the back room and... More 

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phoenix az
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This little venue is almost like watching a show in someone's basement. Good little venue that holds about 100 people. Nice staff. NO ALCOHOL. Comfortable, nice little place.

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orange county CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

McCabes is a legendary concert venue. Small enough that there is not a bad seat in the house. They book quality acts and the ticket prices are good. Cookies and tea are a dollar each.

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Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2009

I went into McCabe's for some bass guitar strings. I just started learning how to play, so I didn't know what kind to buy, but assumed they could help me. I brought in my guitar to show them what I had, and they told me there was only one kind of set that would work, and it cost $65. I... More 

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Oakland, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
3 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2006

If you like acoustic music, if you want to go to a store where you can go to the back room and try out the guitars that are hanging on the walls, or if you just want to look at the unusual instruments that are hanging on the walls I suggest you check them out. You'll get a sense of... More 

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