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Santa Monica Pier

200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica Pier Restoration Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3126
+1 310-458-8900
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This bustling wooden wharf is the place to be, with its eateries, shops, high-tech arcade, roller coaster, giant Ferris wheel and other rides, famous 1922 indoor merry-go-round and fantastic views of the bay and the mountains.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ferris wheel” (794 reviews)
“amusement park” (393 reviews)
“bubba gump” (157 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica Pier Restoration Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3126
Santa Monica
+1 310-458-8900
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1 - 10 of 7,935 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots of action, a good viewpoint for photos of the beach and mountains. Amusement park and food options.

Thank lisa4864
Reviewed yesterday

A very romantic place to visit in the evening. There's a really cool atmosphere. It's worth getting on a huge wheel (although it's not very high) but it's still fun

Thank ADaminko
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Parked at Santa Monica beach and walked passed Muscle Beach to the pier, nice little walk and got to see the pier from a distance and up close. There is a fairground on the pier but we didn't visit it so can't comment. When we...More

Thank amy2587
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very busy but had lot's happening. Enjoyed Mexician bar at end of Pier, needed beer on a hot day. Good experience.

Thank bjnz2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sea breeze, fried food, rides pop corn on a summer night. All good . Love coming here. There's something for everyone

Thank Gayan P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

the pier is definitely a to do in LA... its a blast.. interesting people doing stuff on beach and the pier has a amusement park.. its touristy but on weekends lots of locals go there too.. bext lunch place and value is "Albrights" right on...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Didn't take any photos as was not impressed by the place .. the beach was full of homeless people .. lot of dirt on the beach and considering the drive from LA not sure i will come to to Santa Monica as its a very...More

Thank NaomiUSA
Reviewed 2 days ago

Its a nice walk down Santa Monica Pier lots of people though. We stopped off at the amusement park. Save you money. Everything seems a bit tired and cheesey, but I think it is more suited to the little kids rather than the big kids....More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here to try sightsee and try the beach..kids had fun.. lots of food and shopping options if you're not prepared..

Thank mcpmedin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our walk along the pier. Proper old fashioned entertainment. Loved looking at the old carousel and also the roller coaster and big wheel although didn't go on any of them. Several choices of restaurarants and generally a really good ambience. Great views aping...More

Thank David J
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
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August 10, 2017|
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Response from tedlong29 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but there is a Pacific Park located on the current Santa Monica Pier which has rides and such.
July 28, 2017|
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Response from JAYTRIEMME | Reviewed this property |
I did not see this service there.
Tony D
May 13, 2017|
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Response from Keri O | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't see your question earlier. I think it would be a very cool place to go on a first date: great location, fun ambiance and very relaxed.