If you're looking for good eats and tons of shopping, this is the place for you! Only a few blocks from the ocean, you can enjoy this hidden gem.
About Third Street Promenade
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This is a pedestrian outdoor mall. There are lots of shops, good restaurants, bars and coffee shops! there are many parking garages nearby on 2nd street to park vehicles. It is also within walking distance to the Santa Monica Pier! Great place to spend an...More
The promenade remains a nice street for a stroll, but chain stores have replaced independent businesses and some blocks feel like they've seen better days. There is a strong smell of urine along the way (uck!) which made me wish they'd hose the streets down...More
3rd Street is perfect if you want to go shopping and have a bite to eat. It is also always filled with people. There are some random excellent performers that sing or dance. I always enjoy myself here. And in case you want to buy...More
Enjoyed this shopping area very much twice on the same trip because one got to stroll and enjoy the beautiful maritime weather in the beach city of Santa Monica while window shopping with my teen daughter. Of course we stopped in on Nordstrom's, Brandy Melville,...More
It's great that the street has been blocked for cars, but don't expect a variety of interesting shops. The three-story mall area is nice, with good views of the ocean and pier.