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Ahimsa Vegan Cafe was on this street

Free bus shuttles run along this street to the Queen Mary and other places. We saw so many other... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Joestuffsda
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Bellflower, California
LBC ARTS DISTRICT

Home to a host of varying ethnicities. This is a very quaint and popular, the "East Village". This... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
fareedzulu
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Laguna Hills, California
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Shoppers looking to buy vintage clothes, furniture and other memorabilia from the 1950s up through the '70s will enjoy the many shops that span more than two-blocks on this popular, busy street.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 15, 2014

4th St. (aka Retro Row) gets better every year. Go there for the dive bars, the funky people, the vintage clothing stores and the mid-century moderns furniture retailers. There are a couple of nice places for lunch/dinner like the new Argentinian/Italian pasta place P3 and...More

4  Thank AdrianaSibaja
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Reviewed January 23, 2012

LIKE the sidewalk extentions"parkettes..VERY cool. LIKE the eclectic mix of shops and cafes. WE ride our bikes often in this area. 4th Street is TOO narrow to mix bikes with cars at high traffic hours.The Bike planners must never ride commuter bikes on our streets.IF...More

2  Thank P-and-A-Belmont
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Free bus shuttles run along this street to the Queen Mary and other places. We saw so many other shops as we drove from Ranchos Los Certitos towards our place to eat.

Thank Joestuffsda
Reviewed June 4, 2018

The unique thrift and vintage stores are a fun way to spend an afternoon. The restaurants and bars that line the corridor are pretty good as well. Not amazing, but pretty good. The stores are generally overpriced but the Assistance League and the AIDS store...More

Thank travelingrules
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Home to a host of varying ethnicities. This is a very quaint and popular, the "East Village". This place ROCKS! Great local culture, restaurants, bars, shopping for unique items, and night-life.

1  Thank fareedzulu
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Hard to say where to begin and where to end on 4th street. You keep coming in and out of little areas of great surprises. The art night walk is fantastic. Lots of shops along the street and a great selection of restaurants. Park around...More

1  Thank SenorGancho
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Short area that's becoming gentrified and hipstered. Lotsa the cool kids here. They call it retro row. Hip shops and very cool small restaurants. Only thing missing are the galleries--I'm sure they'll be along soon. Won't take long but worth it. I've eaten at several...More

Thank Summerasalifestyle
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Nice place to shop til you drop. Lots of little shops to check out. Plus there are several places eat and drink for the non-shoppers.

Thank JDtravel4fun
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Organic Vegan Chocolate, Terrific food, Fun retro clothes, furniture, decor and goodies. Great shops for gifts for yourself or others and shop owners that make each visitor feel like a special guest. Check it out but wear your walking shoes.

1  Thank thizizliz
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

When you're going for a stroll downtown, there's really only one east-west street worth making the connection between Pine and the Promenade and points beyond...that's East 4th. Fun shopping and restaurants. Not as well lit as I'd like at night and a lot of drifters...More

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed November 18, 2016

Great Shopping and Dining area. If you are looking for vintage clothing, jewelry, accessories, antiques or other retro items, go to Retro Row. There are several shops to explore and find that special item you have been wanting. There are also many different food choices...More

1  Thank Brenda N
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I think Retro Row has more appeal to young locals than an oldster like me who shudders at the vintage polyester clothes. I was looking for a larger selection of accessories like jewelry and scarves. Most of the stuff wasn't displayed very well. I was...More

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