Ocean Front Walk
Venice Beach Skate Park
Long the destination of local skate punks, the concrete at this skate park has now been molded and steel-fringed into 17,000 sq ft of...
Gym rats with an exhibitionist streak can get a tan and a workout at this famous outdoor gym right on the Venice Boardwalk where Arnold...
Townhouse & Delmonte Speakeasy
Upstairs is a cool, dark and perfectly dingy bar with pool tables, booths and good booze. Downstairs is the speakeasy, where DJs spin...
Cheap and cheerful, Mao’s feeds the local proletariat with country-style Chinese prepared with SoCal flair (read: fresh ingredients, no...
Ocean Front Walk information
Known locally as the Venice Boardwalk, this unmissable parade of hustlers, freaks, artists and exhibitionists will have you either thanking your lucky stars for your office job or plotting your imminent escape from drudgery. Looking to shop? Cheap sunglasses, Bob Marley tees, beachy photographs and sarongs are representative fare. Personal makeover? Body piercers, tattoo artists, open-air masseuses and hair-braiders are happy to help. Hungry? Sausages, funnel cakes and burgers abound.