ACCOMMODATIONS SHOPPING DINING DINING Welcome to Santa Monica!
The Ambrose • 1255 20th St. @ Arizona • Award-winning adidas • 1231 Third St. Promenade • The largest assortment of sport The Art Institute of California–LA • 2900 31st St. • Offering Light House Buffet • 201 Arizona Ave. • One of Food Network’s
We have four official Visitor
Craftsman-style boutique hotel offering affordable luxury with a tranquil ambience. products and a resource for consumers to learn about sports and the equipment, Associate and Bachelor degree programs in the visual and culinary arts. Bistro 31 “Top 5 Bodacious Buffets in the Nation,” Light House serves authentic “All You Information Centers conveniently
Complimentary organic continental breakfast/parking/Wi-Fi. Partner member Green apparel and footwear needed to perform best. Restaurant is run by the Culinary Department and features gourmet dining at Can Eat” sushi and Japanese cuisine. Open every day. located throughout Santa Monica, open
Hotel Association. From $199. www.ambrosehotel.com 310.315.1555 H www.adidas.com/santamonica 310.393.0638 5 a fraction of the cost. www.aicala.artinstitutes.edu 310.752.4700 H www.lighthousebuffet.com 310.451.2076 5 daily. Friendly and knowledgeable staff
provide a range of personalized services
Bayside Hotel • 2001 Ocean Ave. • Small hotel by the sandy beach. Antiqua • Santa Monica Place • Handmade with gems, pearls, silver and Bangkok West Thai • 606 Santa Monica Blvd. • Bangkok West is the The Lobster • 1602 Ocean Ave. • Serving award-winning classic including:
Ocean-view rooms and balconies. Internet access. Steps to Main Street, the Pier gold. Produced in Los Angeles. Antiques and reproductions. Unique souvenirs from new trendy Thai restaurant that you do not want to miss! In a stunning décor, our Thai American seafood specializing in live Maine lobster. A panoramic 180º view of the
and the boardwalk. Free parking. Reasonable rates. 800.525.4447 Santa Monica and Los Angeles. Gifts for home and office. service is guaranteed to satisfy. Thai Fusion & traditional prepared with the freshest Pacific Ocean showcasing some of the most spectacular sunsets in So. California. G Instant accommodations and dining reservations
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shopping, nightlife, and the arts
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Best Western Gateway Hotel • 1920 Santa Monica Blvd. • An Downtown & Third Street Promenade Shopping • Shop Third Barney’s Beanery • 1351 Third St. Promenade • Barney’s Beanery Locanda del Lago • 231 Arizona Ave. • Mingle with celebrities, locals
award-winning boutique full-service hotel, completely non-smoking. Just renovated Street Promenade for familiar brand name retailers, as well as independent stores, is your center for sports with 100 TVs, casual dining and a fun ambiance. We offer and travelers while enjoying exceptional cuisine of North Italy’s Lake Como area. G Sightseeing and walking-tour information
in 2006. Free parking, Wi-Fi, shuttle to beach and Promenade. Business center, unique boutiques and vintage clothiers. a large patio, happy hour Mon–Fri and late-night dining. Great sidewalk patio. “Don’t miss the Ossobuco alla Milanese.”—GOURMET G Special-event schedules
fitness room, IHOP restaurant. www.gatewayhotel.com 310.829.9100 H www.thirdstreetpromenade.com 310.393.8355 5 www.barneysbeanery.com 310.656.5777 5 MAGAZINE www.LagoSantaMonica.com 310.451.3525 5 G Detailed public transportation information
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Cal Mar Hotel Suites • 220 California Ave. • Spacious suites with full
kitchen. Outdoor heated pool and garden patios. Internet access. Located by the
DXC Store • 413 Santa Monica Blvd. • The largest assortment of
headphones in town, from casual to professional listening. Hi-Fi Speakers, iPod
Downtown & Third Street Promenade Dining • A great choice
of cafés and restaurants. Dine alfresco on the Third Street Promenade or discover
Main Street • A World Away from the Ordinary, a Block Away
from the Beach. • This historic shopping & dining district has an Americana feel,
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Third Street Promenade and the Ocean. Quite upscale area. Convenient parking. accessories and laptop bags. Demos available for most everything in store. delicious culinary treats throughout 30-blocks of Downtown Santa Monica. rustic charm, boutiques; elegant, casual and outdoor dining, salons, furniture shops, G Southern California attraction tickets
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Comfort Inn • 2815 Santa Monica Blvd. • Affordable rooms. Free
continental breakfast, free high-speed Internet access, free weekday newspapers,
Farthingales L.A. • 3306 Pico Blvd. • All about corsets. Off the rack
Victorian corsets, fashion corsets, bridal corsets and corset making supplies,
Benihana Restaurant • 1447 4th St. • Your own chef sizzles steak,
chicken and seafood right before your eyes. Relax and enjoy “eatertainment” at your
Ma’kai Restaurant & Lounge • Broadway & Ocean • Innovative
Pacific Rim fusion tapas, prime center cut steaks, and fresh seafood. Featuring
G Language line (Main Street location only)
VISITOR INFORMATION CENTER, 1920 Main St., Ste. B, Santa Monica, CA 90405
free guest parking, free cable/satellite TV, and a large outdoor heated pool. patterns and books! A shop like no other. table. Open daily for lunch and dinner, upstairs lounge, valet parking nightly. patio dining, HDTV Plasma screens and a lush, tropical lounge on Ocean Avenue.
VISITOR INFORMATION KIOSK, 1400 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
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VISITOR INFORMATION CART, Third St. Promenade (1300 block), Santa Monica, CA 90401
Days Inn Santa Monica • 3007 Santa Monica Blvd. • Leona Edmiston Montana • 1007 Montana Ave. • Timeless, “World Famous” Big Dean’s Cafe • 1615 Ocean Front • On the beach where the “locals” Mariasol • 401 Santa Monica Pier • A picturesque and tasty Mexican For more information please contact us: 310.393.7593; 800.544.5319; fax: 310.394.0750
Complimentary continental breakfast and free parking. Free Wi-Fi. Hotel with fresh,
clean rooms. Sauna available. Beverly Hills and UCLA in close proximity.
elegant, chic and sassy dresses for every occasion by Australia’s hottest dress
designer. Open 7 days.
Big Dean’s meet andsports, twoloving” tourists always return! Great food, beer, wine, music,
outdoor patios, and reasonable prices. Children welcome.
restaurant at the end of the Santa Monica Pier known for its fabulous Margaritas,
fresh food and sweeping views of the Santa Monica coastline.
800.591.5995 www.smdaysinn.com 310.829.6333 H www.leonaedmiston.com 1.877.7FROCKS O Cafe 310.393.2666 I www.mariasol.com 310.917.5050 I PRINTED IN THE USA.
DoubleTree Guest Suites • 1707 4th St. • Santa Monica’s only Lorin • 1354 Third St. Promenade • The newest footwear provider Bizou Gardens • 2450 Colorado Ave. in the Water Garden Complex Monsoon Café • 1212 Third St. Promenade • Pan-Asian lovers can
premier, upscale, full-service, all-suite hotel combines amenities for both business on the Promenade, has an extensive selection of Merrell Performance Footwear. • Enjoy fine California-French cuisine while overlooking the gardens. Open for savor the true aromas and tastes of Asia at this bustling Santa Monica eatery.
and leisure travelers with large rooms and exquisite architecture. 800.222.8733 Men, Women or Kids; Hiking, Trail Running or Waterfront Casual, Lorin has dinner nightly, lunch weekdays and brunch Sunday. Valet and self parking on site. An array of Pacific Rim delicacies fill the menu. With Happy Hour everyday
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The Embassy Hotel Apartments • 1001 3rd St. • A 1920s The Lowe Gallery • 2034 Broadway • The Lowe Gallery’s scope ranges Border Grill • 1445 4th St. • Enjoy upscale, modern Mexican food Montana Avenue • Internationally-flavored, independent boutiques filled
Mediterranean Garden-style hotel. Elegant, spacious and tastefully appointed suites (most from complex, narratively-driven, figurative works to those which skew to the in a vibrant setting at Border Grill—the hip, urban cantina from chefs with inspired apparel and shoes, alluring accessories and jewelry, sophisticated home
w/full kitchens). A short walk to the Third Street Promenade, Pier and beach. Reasonable extremes of meditative minimalism. Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger. furnishings, antiques, art, and giftware. Ten blocks of fun, food, fashion, and more.
rates! Internet, cable TV. www.embassyhotelapts.com 310.394.1279 5 www.lowegallery.com 310.449.0184 H www.bordergrill.com 310.451.1655 5 www.visitmontanaavenue.com O
The Fairmont Miramar Hotel Santa Monica • 101 Wilshire Main Street • A World Away from the Ordinary, a Block Away Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. • Santa Monica Pier • Enjoy steak, Ocean Avenue Seafood • 1401 Ocean Ave. • Santa Monica’s premier
Blvd. • The luxurious hotel high atop the bluffs features 302 deluxe rooms, suites, from the Beach. • This historic shopping & dining district has an Americana feel, mahi mahi, Dixie-style baby back ribs, pasta, delicious burgers, kid’s favorites, seafood restaurant serving succulent offerings from worldwide waters. Sample the
and unique California-style bungalows. Dine overlooking the pool at The Grille or rustic charm, boutiques; elegant, casual and outdoor dining, salons, furniture shops, and, of course, shrimp. Casual, fun, down-home cookin’ with down-home warmth. freshest half-shell oysters in an elegant, yet casual, South Pacific atmosphere.
alfresco at The Koi Pond. www.fairmont.com 310.576.7777 5 and lively nightlife. www.mainstreetsm.com 310.899.9555 L www.bubbagump.com 310.393.0458 I www.oceanave.com 310.394.5669 5
Holiday Inn Santa Monica Beach • 120 Colorado Ave. • With the Montana Avenue • Internationally-flavored, independent boutiques filled Café Crêpe • 1460 Third St. Promenade • Classic European café Omelette Parlor • 2732 Main St. • Serving Santa Monica the best
Pacific Ocean, Santa Monica Pier and the Third Street Promenade at our doorstep, the with inspired apparel and shoes, alluring accessories and jewelry, sophisticated home with Parisian crêpes, full traditional breakfast, French baguette sandwiches, breakfast and value for over 30 years. Join us soon for 1/2 price omelettes every
sights of Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Los Angeles minutes away, we offer the perfect furnishings, antiques, art, and giftware. Ten blocks of fun, food, fashion, and more. grilled Italian panini, exceptional Italian roasted Illy coffee and expanded dinner day from 6am to 7am! Think Friendliness & Freshness!
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Hotel Carmel • 201 Broadway Ave. • Graciously appointed guest rooms, Sculpture to Wear • A collection of museum-quality jewelry, wearable art, Dhaba Cuisine of India • 2104 Main St. • Serving tasty, healthy, 3 on fourth • 1432A 4th St. • An eclectic and impressive list of beer,
some with ocean views. Located one block from the beach in the heart of textiles, and objects made by international artists & designers. Beyond Fashion— homestyle Indian cuisine in our charming dining room or heated, outdoor garden wines and sakes complement dishes that include ginger and coriander shrimp,
Santa Monica’s famous shopping, restaurant and entertainment district. we’re about personal style and truly unique pieces. patio. Light vegetarian dishes and delicious chicken, lamb and seafood curries. miso black cod, grilled pear salad, steak with port and berry reduction
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Huntley Santa Monica Beach • 1111 Second St. • Santa Monica’s Step! Shoes • 1004 Montana Ave. • Style/fashion/comfort are key Drago Ristorante • 2628 Wilshire Blvd. • Celestino Drago’s “sleek, Velocity Café • 2127 Lincoln Blvd. • Real coffeeshop for real people.
newest beachside luxury hotel. Overlooking the oceanfront with majestic views.
One block to beach and Third St. Promenade, minutes from Pier. 42” plasma TV,
Wi-Fi. Rooftop restaurant. www.thehuntleyhotel.com 310.394.5454 5
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elements of every Step! collection. European handmade footwear and hand bags.
Luxury, style and comfort. Step by and treat your feet. Mon–Sat 10–6, Sun 12–5.
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sophisticated” Santa Monica flagship is known for consistently fine cuisine and
excellent service that has kept diners returning since 1991.
An Internet café with organic coffees/pastries, healthy food, breakfast specials,
and deli. Open 5:30–8pm. Music/movie/free Wi-Fi, call for details.
www.velocity-cafe.com 310.314.3368 F a publication of santa monica convention & visitors bureau
Le Merigot Beach Hotel & Spa • 1740 Ocean Ave. • European- Taos Indian Trading Co. • 403 Santa Monica Blvd. • Visitors from Fatburger • 1218 Third St. Promenade • Big, juicy burgers made The Victorian Baker Café • 2640 Main St. • Something old,
style luxury hotel offers luxurious accommodations combined with a full-service around the world seek out Taos Indian Trading for unique quality jewelry, pottery, with fresh—never frozen—lean beef, cooked-to-order on an open grill. something new. A bakery full of fresh baked treats; our café a place to meet. Dine
spa, spectacular ocean breezes and first-class cuisine. sculptures, paintings and a variety of other artifacts representing 57 tribes. Tastebuds REJOICE! alfresco or inside our beautiful 19th-century Victorian home for breakfast & lunch,
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DISTANCES FROM SANTA MONICA
Beverly Hills 7 miles 11 km
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel • 1700 Ocean Ave. • Refresh.
One of the premier luxury hotels in Santa Monica. Ocean views with spectacular
Store • 716
Three Bags Three Bags Full—The Sweater yarns, textures Montana Ave. • the
The finest quality sweaters with unusual and designs. From
i. Cugini • 1501 Ocean Ave. • Perched at the edge of the Pacific Ocean,
i. Cugini’s menu of outstanding fresh seafood and authentic Italian cuisine
Yangtze • 1333 Third St. Promenade • An authentic Chinese and Thai
restaurant with sushi bar. Visit us and receive 1/2 price sushi on selected items Disneyland 45 miles 73 km
outdoor pool and food terrace. New Ocean and Vine restaurant, spa with Full simplest cozy cottons to extravagant hand knits, you’ll find the perfect sweater is written daily—when the catch of the day is delivered fresh to the kitchen door. in our sushi bar. Free delivery.
full-service salon. www.loewshotels.com 310.458.6700 I The Sweater Store at Three Bags Full. Sizes XS–2X. www.threebagsfull.com 310.395.5559 O www.icugini.com 310.451.4595 5 www.yangtzerestaurant.net 310.260.1994 5 Downtown LA (LA Convention Center) 13 miles 21 km
Getty Center 10 miles 17 km
Ocean View Hotel • 1447 Ocean Ave. • Steps from the beach, Pier, Il Fornaio • 1551 Ocean Ave. • Experience Italy…experience Il Fornaio. Yankee Doodles • 1410 Third St. Promenade • Located in the heart of Hollywood 12 miles 19 km
shopping mall & Third St. Promenade. Ocean view rooms available with private The authentic food, bread and wine will transport you to Italy and the beautiful Santa Monica’s infamous Third Street Promenade, Yankee Doodles is your one-stop
balconies & frig. Free continental breakfast, free high-speed Internet, and in-room atmosphere and private dining room space will create the ideal event experience. shop for the hottest in sports bar, restaurant and billiards entertainment. LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) 8 miles 13 km
safes. www.oceanviewsantamonica.com 310.458.4888 5 www.ilfornaio.com 310.451.7800 5 www.yankeedoodles.com 310.394.4632 5 Malibu 8 miles 13 km
Searching Marina del Rey 2 miles 3 km
Oceana Santa Monica • 849 Ocean Ave. • Next to perfect. In one of
Santa Monica’s finest neighborhoods on a bluff overlooking the beach. Steps from
for souvenirs? Kaido • 2834 Santa Monica Blvd. • The closest it comes to dining in
Japan! This new restaurant features authentic Japanese dishes, a Tokyo trained
Ye Olde Kings Head Restaurant/Pub • 116 Santa Monica Blvd.
• Local hot spot. World-famous fish & chips, beer all served in a casual atmos- Palm Springs 137 miles 220 km
Take home a piece of Santa Monica!
upscale boutique shopping, chic restaurants, nightlife. Spacious suites and sushi chef, and Asian fusion cuisine. Open for lunch Mon–Fri and dinner phere. HDTV sports. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner—patio. Darts and Rose Bowl 22 miles 36 km
gracious service. www.hoteloceanasantamonica.com 310.393.0486 O Stop by our Walk-In Visitor Mon–Sun. www.kaido.us 310.828.7582 H karaoke. British shop next door. www.yeoldekingshead.com 310.451.1402 5
San Diego 139 miles 227 km
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Pacific Sands Motel • 1515 Ocean Ave. • Economy motel located in Santa Monica items. T-shirts, La Vecchia Cucina • 2654 Main St. • Santa Monica’s finest Yose. • Edgemar, 2435 Main St. • Our dishes maintain their regional Santa Barbara 80 miles 130 km
the heart of Santa Monica’s restaurant, shopping, and entertainment district. Across
mugs, beach towels, sweatshirts, neighborhood Italian restaurant. Outstanding cuisine, great wine list, luxurious identity within a unique fusion of international Asian flavors. A great dining Sony Studios 7 miles 11 km
the street from the beach, Pier and only 2 blocks from the Third St. Promenade. selection of desserts, full bar, great service and a relaxed atmosphere. experience awaits you whether seated at the sushi bar or in our dining room.
Outdoor pool, free parking, and free Wi-Fi. 310.395.6133 5 infant/toddler wear, postcards, Dinner & Happy Hour. www.LaVecchia.com 310.399.7979 L www.yosedining.com 310.255.0680 L UCLA/Westwood 5 miles 8 km
seashells, books, candles, and Universal Studios 18 miles 29 km
SeaCastle • 1725 Ocean Front Walk • Experience extraordinary much more! Venice Beach .5 mile 1 km
beachfront living at SeaCastle. Furnished corporate apartments and flexible lease
terms provide a comfortable and luxurious hotel alternative. santa West Hollywood 10 miles 15 km
Seaview Motel • 1760 Ocean Ave. • Affordable beach motel just
convention & visitors bureau
Lounge Monsoon • 1212 Third St. Promenade • Zagat rates this
TRANSPORTATION & RENTALS
Avon Rent-A-Car • 2411 Lincoln Blvd. • Open extended hours, 365
footsteps to the beach via private walkway. 17 guest rooms, eight with kitchens. Walk-In Visitor Information Center the “Best Salsa on Wednesday Nights in L.A.” Fridays—the hottest in Top 40, days a year! Fast, Free Delivery and Pick-Up from your hotel. Economy to Full-Size,
Cable TV, private sundeck and courtyard. 1920 Main St., Suite B R&B, Funk; Reggae starts at 10pm. Saturdays—Smooth Jazz Supper Club; Mini-Vans, SUVs and Trucks. If it has four wheels, we probably rent it.
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Sheraton Delfina • 525 W. Pico Blvd. • Perched four blocks above the Protecting Residents and Visitors from Secondhand Smoke The Madison Stage • 1310 11th St. • The Madison Stage at Santa Budget of Santa Monica • 1723 Wilshire Blvd. • We have many
Santa Monica shoreline, feel inspired at the Sheraton Delfina Hotel. Enjoy a relaxed Monica College, the Westside’s new home for the Arts. Santa Monica’s premier cars for the “budget-minded” customer from economy to full-size cars, mini-vans,
beach attitude and total comfort in Santa Monica’s most unique and stylish hotel with Smoking is prohibited on the Third Street Promenade, beaches, parks and most of the famed mid-size venue presents professional programs and performances of world-class and SUVs. We also offer some more exciting models including Porsche and
ocean views. www.sheratonsantamonica.com 310.399.9344 I Santa Monica Pier. The ban also extends to outdoor dining and bar areas, allowing patrons to eat and and emerging talent. www.smc.edu/madison 310.434.3414 L Mercedes. www.budgetsantamonica.com 310.586.9719 H
drink without the annoyance and health hazard of cigarette smoke. In addition, it is illegal to smoke at bus stops,
ATMs, kiosks, movie lines, Farmers’ Markets, and within 20 feet of any entrance, exit, or open window of a building
Travelodge Santa Monica Beach • 1525 Ocean Ave. • Overlooks open to the public. The penalty for violations of the law is $250. Santa Monica Playhouse • 1211 4th St. • A total theatre experience! Midway Car Rental • 1901 Ocean Ave. • Offers a large selection of
ocean, across from Santa Monica Pier & Palisades Park. Outdoor pool. Microwaves & —L.A. TIMES Critically acclaimed productions, Family Theatre musicals and birthday vehicles. Models include compacts, full-size, SUVs, passenger vans, luxury sedans
refrigerators available. Continental breakfast included. Free wireless Internet access. parties, theatre workshops, classes in schools, international trips, and community and convertibles. Free local delivery and pick-up.
In-room safes. www.the.travelodge.com/santamonica07016 310.451.0761 5 310.394.9779 5 310.581.2411 L
ATTRACTIONS outreach. www.santamonicaplayhouse.com www.midwaycarrental.com
Viceroy Santa Monica • 1819 Ocean Ave. • Fusing classic Downtown & Third Street Promenade • Shop Third Street The Vic for Jazz • Santa Monica’s premier boutique jazz club. For Pacific Yellow Cab Co. • Premier Santa Monica Taxi Company with
v sophistication and contemporary chic, Viceroy reigns as Santa Monica’s most
intriguing beach hotel. Reservations: 800.622.8711
Promenade for familiar brand name retailers, as well as independent stores,
unique boutiques and vintage clothiers.
world-class jazz, sumptuous food, tasty libations and a wonderful wine list
served up in an intimate setting. Open THURSDAYS ONLY. Call for reservations.
24-hour dispatching. Advanced reservations. Low rates from Santa Monica
SANTA MONICA to any area airport. Pick up from any Santa Monica location with reservation.
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Pacific Park • 380 Santa Monica Pier • Admission-free amusement Yankee Doodles • 1410 Third St. Promenade • Located in the heart Santa Monica Big Blue Bus • The best way to get around Santa
park on the Santa Monica Pier, 12 rides, over 21 games and attractions, mini-golf, of Santa Monica’s infamous Third Street Promenade, Yankee Doodles is your Monica, the beach, and LAX for as little as 75 cents. Line 10 Express goes to sites
and an oceanfront food plaza. one-stop shop for the hottest in sports bar, restaurant and billiards entertainment. in downtown L.A.: the Music Center, Disney Concert Hall, the Los Angeles Cathedral,
HEALTH & FITNESS www.pacpark.com 310.260.8744 I www.yankeedoodles.com and many museums for $1.75. www.bigbluebus.com 310.451.5444
Dermalogica on Montana • 1022 Montana Ave. • Healthy skin Santa Monica Pier Restoration Corp. • 200 Santa Monica Pier ADVERTISER AREA LOCATION KEY: Segway Los Angeles • 1660 Ocean Ave. • Experience the future
begins here, where you’ll experience a customized Dermalogica skin treatment, • With Pacific Park, historic attractions, great shops, an aquarium, restaurants 5 Bayside District & Downtown O Montana Avenue as you step onto the self-balancing Segway® Human Transporter. Rentals and
enjoy refreshments at the Skin Bar, play at the Product Pool. Free Face MappingSM and exciting events, the Santa Monica Pier has something for everyone. Open guided beach tours of Santa Monica & Venice offered daily.
Skin analysis. www.dermalogicaonmontana.com 310.260.8682 O daily year-round. www.santamonicapier.org 310.458.8900 I L Main Street F Pico Boulevard www.segway.la 310.395.1395 5
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Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
1700 Ocean Ave. • Refresh. One of the premier luxury
hotels in Santa Monica. Ocean views with spectacular outdoor
pool and food terrace. New restaurant, spa with full-service
salon. www.loewshotels.com 310.458.6700 5
Le Merigot Beach Hotel & Spa
1740 Ocean Ave. • European-style luxury hotel offer luxurious
accommodations combined with a full-service spa, spectacular
ocean views and first-class cuisine. Located at the beach, a short
walk from the Santa Monica Pier and the Third Street Promenade.
www.lemerigothotel.com 310.395.9700 5
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2628 Wilshire Blvd. • Celestino Drago’s “sleek,
sophisticated” Santa Monica flagship is known for consistently
fine cuisine and excellent service that has kept diners returning
since 1991. The elegant and innovative Italian cuisine is v
considered among the best in L.A. 310.828.1585 H SANTA MONICA
1212 Third St. Promenade • Pan-Asian lovers can
savor the true aromas and tastes of Asia at this bustling
Santa Monica eatery. An array of Pacific Rim delicasies fill
the menu. With Happy Hour everyday from 4–7.
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Downtown Santa Monica & Third Street Promenade
Downtown & Third Street Promenade • This world-famous
coastal shopping and dining destination features many
entertainment choices from movies to live theater and street
performers, as well as a Farmers’ Market Wed. & Sat.
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1602 Ocean Ave. • Serving award-winning American seafood
specializing in live Maine lobster. A panoramic 180º view of the
Pacific showcases some of the most spectacular sunsets in So.
California. Soak in fresh coastal breezes and enjoy the creations of
Chef Allyson Thurber. www.thelobster.com 310.458.9294 5
Holiday Inn Santa Monica Beach
120 Colorado Ave. • With the Pacific Ocean, Santa Monica SANTA MONICA’S
Pier & Third Street Promenade at our doorstep, the sights of BIG BLUE BUS
Hollywood, Beverly Hills & Los Angeles minutes away, we offer
the perfect location. Warm friendly service, beautiful views.
The best way
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• The Beach
Santa Monica Pier Restoration Corp. adidas • Santa Monica Pier
200 Santa Monica Pier • With Pacific Park, historic 1231 Third St. Promenade • The largest assortment of • Third Street
attractions, great shops, an aquarium, restaurants and exciting sport products and a resource for consumers to learn about
events, the Santa Monica Pier has something for everyone. sports and the equipment, apparel and footwear needed to
Open daily year-round. perform best. • Downtown L.A.
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• Farmers’ Markets
Purchase a pre-paid
Pacific Yellow Cab Co. Locanda del Lago Little Blue Card to save money
Premier Santa Monica Taxi Company with 24-hour dispatching. 231 Arizona Ave. • Mingle with celebrities, locals and and make riding even easier!
Advanced reservations. Low rates from Santa Monica to any travelers while enjoying exceptional cuisine of N. Italy’s
area airport. Pick up from any Santa Monica location Lake Como area. Great sidewalk patio. “Don’t miss the 310.451.5444
with reservation. Ossobuco alla Milanese.”—GOURMET Magazine
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