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John S
5 contributions
Oct 2021
This was a great place to get some food and see the sunset. We went around lunch time the one day, and since it's a small 3 man kitchen we did have to wait about 15 minutes to order, but the food was great too. The sunset was perfect, there were some boats out which may be a + or - depending on the person.
Written November 2, 2021
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Sinatralis
Rocky River, OH633 contributions
Oct 2021 • Friends
Stopped here to walk on the beach and to walk the pier. It’s a nice long pier but a beautiful place to watch the sunset and to see the waves. There are places to fish on the side of the pier as well. Definitely worth the stop and to watch the sunset with friends or with family.
Written October 30, 2021
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vagabondginger
Alicante, Spain1,316 contributions
Sep 2021
This is the most southern pier in the state of California just a few miles north of the Mexican border. It extends out almost 1500 ft on the long sandy beach. It's a nice walk across the wooden planks to the end where the Tin Fish is located selling food and drink and has tables to sit having it. The Pier is in the shape of an arrow and it stretches out and points into the Pacific Ocean. As with most piers there are fishermen. But the water here does get contaminated by Tijuanas sewers at times.
Written October 12, 2021
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Cindy M
7 contributions
Jul 2021 • Friends
At the end of peir is the best mom and pop fresh fish restaurant.... You get alot of fish not small peices but big peices with the fish and chips ...the fries are fresh also...oh man the clam chowder is the best ... The sword fish sandwich was yummy. We also had fried zuchinni . The service was wonderful they would listen and answer your questions and be polite if I asked twice...
There was live music with a he was really good. You do sit out side but the weather was perfect watching the sun go down...so beautiful. ..by the way the prices were great ... We will be back on our next time down to San Diego
Written August 1, 2021
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tweav
Aliso Viejo, CA49 contributions
Mar 2021 • Couples
The pier is a nice walk over the water. People were fishing from the designated area. The Tin Fish Cafe is at the end. You get a good view of San Diego and Mexico from the pier.
Written April 2, 2021
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Donald B
Manvel, TX139 contributions
Oct 2020 • Couples
Found easy parking on a side street on the north end of Imperial Beach and enjoyed the sunset with a handful of other groups. Almost like having your own beach. Enjoy!
Written October 12, 2020
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Nick C
Cincinnati, OH374 contributions
Aug 2020 • Family
This beach is wide open with lots of room. Does get crowded on the weekends as one would expect but during weekdays certainly quiet. Many public access points although we stayed at a resort on the beach. Keep in mind no alcohol currently on the beach. Also watch for advisories, as the beach does close periodically due to water contamination. If you walk a mile either way from the pier it gets even more quieter with little to no one on the beach.
Written August 17, 2020
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Paintyhands
Sheridan, WY719 contributions
Jun 2020 • Couples
I recommend this whole area. After a delicious lunch at City Tacos, we strolled the quiet-for-a-Saturday beach to the pier, which is marked like a hwy for social distancing. Lots of people watching as many were fishing or surfing below. You can glimpse Baja, CA and Tijuana in the distance.
Written June 27, 2020
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Scott M
91 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
Great place to look north to San Diego, South to Mexico...and west for the most awesome sunsets. No dogs allowed, unless service. No bikes. But great walk, people watching, lots of people fishing (pier stays clean). If sewer released from Tijuana, it can get pretty stinky, but if you hit blue sky, no spill, it is one of the prettiest places on the coast.
Written February 16, 2020
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FunPlacesForDaniel
Imperial Beach, CA13 contributions
Feb 2020
There is more than one option to enjoy the day near the pier, I can say that sunset and sunrise can be enjoyable with good coffee from any local shops.
Written February 12, 2020
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