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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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A moviegoer's haven, this colorful three-block stretch, open to pedestrians...

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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Nice Place to Shop

We've been here a couple times and we always enjoy walking around. There are some nice shops and places to eat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Omaha, NE
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've been here a couple times and we always enjoy walking around. There are some nice shops and places to eat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is mostly for shopping, restaurants or movie theaters. You will see vendors and some street entertainers.

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Los Cabos, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This Is A Big Mall, If you Like to Walk this is the perfect place. The Restaurantes Arrownd are Fantastic A lot of Artist doing Performance. The all year is Good

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Other than Century City - this is a wonderful outdoor shopping street. No cars - just busy bodies going to and forth - shopping. Very nice but do not come looking for high fashion.

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Santa Monica, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every evening of the week there is something happening on the Promenade, especially on the weekends there are lots of street entertainers. Lots of great shopping and restaurants.

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Chipping Norton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of mainstream stores plus boutiques and street stalls. The Lulu Lemon flagship store is worth a visit - great selection and very friendly staff. There is free wifi throughout Santa Monica. For food, their is a more interesting selection on the coast road.

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Smugglers Notch, Vermont
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Generic, "walking street" offering everything you might find in a mall in Minnesota. Nike Store, Urban Outfitters, Johnny Rockets... Etc Etc Etc. Before the so-called "revitalization" of Santa Monica, and 3rd Street, it was a little seedier, granted, but al least they had small, independently owned "mom-and-pop" stores that were truly unique, and where great bargains could be had. Now... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have fun shopping and dinning outdoors while being entertained with a variety of street top performers!! Summer with mild temperatures makes it very enjoyable !

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love going to the Third Street Promenade! A lot of my favorite stores are located there. Although it is usually packed all day long, it is definitely a place you can hang out with friends. There are very cool street performers everyday! Also, they have variety of food in the food court!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Third Street Promenade has a great combination of street performers, art, shops, restaurants and general people watching. Great spot for kids and adults alike with lots of options for lunch or dinner.

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Santa Monica
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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