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Great place for a stroll, relaxation, and photography

This is a gorgeous, scenic place to take a walk or enjoy the ocean view. We took some really great... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Nice vibe

This was a really nice walk . It was super clean and had a lot of different vendors on a Friday. We... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
San Diego, California
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2 Elder Avenue, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a gorgeous, scenic place to take a walk or enjoy the ocean view. We took some really great photos around sunset with our family on the pier. There are options for dining, desserts, and shopping nearby. My toddler also loved that there were...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a really nice walk . It was super clean and had a lot of different vendors on a Friday. We enjoyed our day here and will definitely be coming back. The people here seem super friendly and if you're in the area and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mamalolo02
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I grew up here and had not been back in 20 years. I had forgotten how much I loved it. I will be going back again very soon.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AudreyF1030
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to visit the southern coast of California to check out what was available in Oceanside California and also Imperial Beach pier fishing in Oceanside is better than Imperial Beach put the Imperial Beach pier has a better restaurant

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jimcco
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Small town feel. Uncrowded beaches. Great pier fishing. Delicious seafood at the Tin Fish Restaurant on the pier. Awesome Farmers Market on Fridays. Small town big heart!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank dameadventures
Reviewed January 15, 2019

The Imperial Beach Pier is the best and only pier south of central San Diego. It has a restaurant on the end so you can enjoy food while watching the waves roll by. The pier is one of the tallest in SD, so you'll get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AaronL178
Reviewed December 19, 2018

great music and lots of different options for food. Arts and crafts and watching the sunset into the Pacific Ocean. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marti_R_Cortez
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

I never come to IB without a walk to the end of the pier. Always (100%) see fish being caught. No fishing gear? Simply rent it from the little restaurant at the end!! They also offer killer fish and chips (but new owner deactivated the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank billpF7975ZJ
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Bring your fishing tackle, or don't. Someone else already did, most likely. Stroll to the end and back. Plenty to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DetroitPelon
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great little beach. Much less expensive and pretentious than the other beaches. And not as, er, funky as Ocean Beach.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Brian R
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August 9, 2017|
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Response from smac752015 | Reviewed this property |
here now and no signs...labor day weekend and tons of families and young people swimming and surfing and tons of people catching fish on the pier...no signs
Karen G
June 4, 2017|
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Response from professorpj | Reviewed this property |
It's a short drive...about 20 minutes and worth it.
Karen G
June 4, 2017|
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Response from Z6343VCjohnh | Reviewed this property |
Unbearable no.... mildly uncomfortable sometimes. Open a window & it's usually fine... Our family swim all the time. Years ago it was pretty polluted & they have had a couple 'mid-haps' this year but were cleaned up real... More