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Venice Beach Pier

Pier, Scenic Lookout, and Beach
Venice, Venice
  • Fernando S.
    "Great place to talk to Seagulls"(2 Tips)
    Kristian V.
    "Have a drink at the whaler, then take a quick walk on the pier."(2 Tips)
    Sevan G.
    "stop here on your bike ride for beautiful views and nice surf."(3 Tips)
    H. N.
    "Nice place to ride a bike, see the sunset, walk in the sand."(5 Tips)
67 Tips and reviews
  • sunsets
  • surfing
  • biking
  • seagulls
  • fishing
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  • CaliGirl S.
    CaliGirl SavaSeptember 18, 2014
    Breath-taking!!! love the boardwalk with lot of shops and entertainment. Do not miss the legendary Muscle Beach...maybe u might run into a famous person❤️👍❤️
  • Westin Hotels & Resorts
    The Venice Fishing Pier dashes straight out into the ocean, cutting its way between brilliant blue waves—surfers on one side, the sandy stretches of Malibu and Santa Monica up the other.
  • Joseph K.
    Joseph KAugust 14, 2014
    This is the same pier as in the movie Falling Down with Michael Douglass. The old one was damaged and rebuilt. This is the re-incarnation. It's much cleaner & much more of an open courtyard now.
  • William S.
    William StudartDecember 28, 2015
    The sunset is a must see, great place to walk or ride a bike, crowded for the most part, but you can even fish there
  • Fernando S.
    Fernando SantosSeptember 5, 2014
    Great place to talk to Seagulls, the are really close and talk back to you!
  • Kevin D.
    Kevin DNovember 7, 2014
    Great views. That said, beware of the bird gang at the end of the end of the pier—the seagulls are very intimidating.
    Upvoted 3 days ago
  • Raina S.
    Raina SharmaDecember 3, 2015
    Its a must visit in LA! Experience a walk full of art & artists. Shop & enjoy beach sunset with a beer!
  • LAist
    LAistDecember 17, 2015
    The holiday edition of the Venice Art Crawl is here, and it is bringing local art, carolers and holiday drinks together at the Venice Pier. Thursday, Dec. 16, 6pm, free. Read more
  • Derek J.
    Derek JonesSeptember 6, 2014
    The only element of interest here is the breathtaking vista at the end of the pier. It is fisherman otherwise.
  • Skywriter11
    Skywriter11July 31, 2014
    Shrimp jicarita is the absolute best. Traditional mojitos are the best too. HH is 4-7
  • Paul T.
    Paul T.April 25, 2016
    Fun to see surfers catch waves and people watch. It is surprisingly clean and safe.
  • Ken S.
    Ken SDecember 27, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Perfect location for a nice walk, a view of one of our amazing Sunsets, and a breath of fresh air
  • Steven
    StevenJuly 4
    Great for sunsets
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • Your Neighborhood Studio
    Your Neighborhood StudioNovember 15, 2010
    Boogie Up the Boardwalk 2010 started at the Venice Pier - look out for us next year on National Dance Day (July 31) and join our dance parade: starting at Venice Pier and ending at Santa Monica Pier!
  • Sevan G.
    Sevan GatsbyDecember 28, 2013
    stop here on your bike ride for beautiful views and nice surf.
  • Richard Z.
    Richard ZiegelmannJuly 18, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Runners . . . Use the bike path. Pedestrians/Marijuana solicitors clog the other path. About 3+ miles between Venice and Santa Monica Piers.
  • Katrina Z.
    Katrina ZaiJanuary 28, 2015
    Beautiful spot to take selfies with SO. Romantic stroll to the end.
    DoSomething.orgAugust 16, 2011
    Who likes dirty beaches? Have your friends help you pick up trash and recycle paper and bottles. For more ways to help the environment, check out Read more
  • Jon S.
    Jon SanchezAugust 13, 2015
    Venice, the Pier, the Strand, and the parkway all seem dirty to me. It's unfortunate. They need to clean it up.
  • Gyozo N.
    Gyozo NagyMarch 31, 2016
    There were more dogs and people did not walk their bikes. Beside that this is a nice pier with safe guard service.
  • Niels M.
    Niels MayerApril 17, 2013
    Use twc wifi available near 'the terrace' so you can check in w.o. Running up bill
  • Jeff S.
    Jeff S.March 12, 2016
    Always lots of fun... love this place
  • Dericka N Brandon Y.
    We felt harassed by the homeless and the guys selling cds. It made for a very unpleasant visit to Venice.
  • Jacque P.
    Jacque PMarch 27, 2015
    A really good time! Surfer boys galore.
  • Jonathan W.
    Jonathan WellsDecember 30, 2011
    Dec-Feb is sand sledding season. Bring a sled and slide the sand berms near the pier
  • Dave G.
    Dave GilesJuly 17, 2013
    If you want to see ALL walks of life then head here for the day. Stories abound.
  • Veljko P.
    Veljko PavicevicDecember 24, 2014
    Nice waves, bit cold for me to surf this am. :)
  • Jesse S.
    Jesse SaundersApril 15, 2013
    If you watch closely you'll see the dolphins coming up for air!
  • Jason H.
    Jason H.September 7, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Beautiful place to come to to watch the sunset and breathe.
  • Jennifer D.
    Jennifer DylanFebruary 23, 2015
    Will NEVER come back here !! The beach is owned by angry bums! I was cursed out twice just walking down the board walk! The city should really do something!!
  • Khalifa A.
    Should enjoy cycling on the beach
  • H. N.
    H. NetoDecember 29, 2014
    Nice place to ride a bike, see the sunset, walk in the sand.
  • Web C.
    Web ClubbingJanuary 5, 2014
    Plenty of sunset :)
  • Walid A.
    Walid AhmadSeptember 4, 2014
    Dont miss the sunset moment .. Lovely beach
  • Cristina
    CristinaOctober 3, 2016
    Walk to the end of the pier. Bring a jacket!
  • Darks
    DarksMay 4, 2013
    Great place to visit!
  • Joseph K.
    Joseph KAugust 14, 2014
    Look for the pro skater chick at night! Super cool!
  • JoAnn
    JoAnnAugust 12, 2015
    One of the most beautiful places ever!!
  • Barb S.
    Lots of shops, nice beach
  • Gianluca D.
    Gianluca De SantisOctober 29, 2011
    delicious burgers and awesome view...what else?
  • Yansen S.
    Yansen SetiawanFebruary 23, 2012
    very windy, pair of glasses/sun glasses would help :)
  • Jolene G.
    Jolene GrizzleSeptember 16, 2015
    Love it, beautiful!
  • Wen Z.
    Wen ZhengDecember 1, 2014
    It's a good vacation place...✌️
  • Jeremy M.
    Jeremy MonsayacMay 23, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    After a day at the beach, douche it up at the Whaler.
  • Murilo F.
    Murilo FrazattoAugust 5, 2011
    Hey!! The sunset on the ocean does not exist at Brazil...
  • Heldder V.
    Heldder VilledaMay 19, 2013
    beautiful morning
    LA FAMILIA BARBERSHOPAugust 21, 2011
    Bring Your Fishing Pole:D
  • Alyssa H.
    Alyssa HDecember 21, 2010
    check out the skate park on the beach.
  • Niku A.
    Niku AzamJanuary 29, 2015
    $3 to park for all day
  • Lee
    LeeMarch 29, 2016
    Great views
  • Aja H.
    Aja HickmanJuly 21, 2014
    Love it here
  • Sam L.
    Sam LoganDecember 15, 2014
    Bicycles are not necessary
  • Jake S.
    Jake SimmsSeptember 6, 2015
    Suuuushi bowls.
  • afnan a.
    afnan aleidAugust 20, 2013
  • Darla D.
    Darla DennisMay 19, 2013
    Pacific Ave is slow moving.
  • Matthew S.
    Matthew StringerMay 3, 2010
    Wait a little while and you're bound to see a hungry sea lion begging for fish.
  • David R.
    David RamirezAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Surf or Die
  • Kristian V.
    Kristian V.February 20, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Have a drink at the whaler, then take a quick walk on the pier.
  • Lacet
    LacetJanuary 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    fav spot haaaa
  • Kristian V.
    Kristian V.March 11, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Nice place to exhale on a morning run!
  • Izzy L.
    Izzy LopezNovember 27, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Too many kooks...
  • Jorge G.
    Jorge GuerreroJune 29, 2015
    Muy buen ambiente!!! Mucha gente pescando y sin duda alguna una gran experiencia es correr en este muelle!!!
  • Javier M.
    Javier MardueñoAugust 25, 2016
    Excelente para pasar el dia!
  • Alexei L.
    Alexei LeskinFebruary 26, 2015
    На пирсе нет кафе или магазинов, есть только чайки и пеликаны
  • Aykut A.
    Aykut AkbulutJanuary 25, 2016
    İskeleden dalga sörfü yapanları izlemek keyifli
  • Maycols L.
    Maycols LovoAugust 25, 2014
    Pescando, aunque sea una gripe.
  • Orbay T.
    Orbay TunaFebruary 7, 2016
    Akşamüstü yürüyüş.
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