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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Beach
“One of the main landmarks of Huntington Beach, also known as "Surf City, USA", the pier is the center of the city's prominent beach culture. A popular meeting place for surfers. ”
  • 117 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is a great place to shop and dine with ocean front views! Our personal favorite is Ola Mexican Kitchen. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Outdoor with many shopping destinations, great food, many great events throughout the year, cute coffee shops, movie theater and more. There are many events throughout the year. Distance is less than 3 miles away. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Bar
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“Ocean View, Excellent Service, Food Drinks, Desserts & Ambiance. .Fine Hawaiian Influence Dining & Bar. Valet Parking. After Or Before Enjoy Huntingtin Beach Sand & Waves Sight See & Stroll along The Pier & Tuesday’s Open Street Market on Main Street. Call for More Details. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“This is a free destination. Reach it by car, free parking and then cross over the bridge and go on the hiking trail. It is a marsh and bird sanctuary. It is amazing if you enjoy bird watching. Great Pictures! When the air is clear, this is also a great spot to see the mountain range from here.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
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“Variety of local surf shops, good food, local watering holes and stunning scenery.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is a trendy area with amazing views of the beach. Here you'll find our favorite brunch spot: Simmzy's. We love to have lunch at Lemonade or Bearflag (freshest fish ever), and have coffee at Philz Coffee. Sit on the patio area with your family to enjoy the fresh ocean air and scenic views. From here you'll be on the famous Pacific Coast Hwy (PCH), and can cruise up and down California's most famous beaches. I highly recommend taking a coastal tour of Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Corona Del Mar, etc.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Diner
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“Very popular casual breakfast spot on Main St. Put your name on the list by the front door and it's first come first serve. They also have tables on the back patio. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Tuesday Night is Locals Night. The street shuts down and a farmer market, petting zoo, local vendors, moon bounces etc take over main street”
  • 29 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Great outdoor Patio with Ocean View. Indoor lounge areas designed to feel right at home with comfy couches, lounge chairs and fire places. Great place for a drink int he afternoon or very slightly more upscale scene at night. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“The biggest population of Vietnamese people outside Vietnam and all the yummy/healthy Vietnamese food your heart desires”
  • 23 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“State Park, wonderful beach, very long, fire pit, stays open late. A great place to relax all day on beach and have fire at night”
  • 20 locals recommend
Museum
“Great spot to learn about the history of surfing. Great photo op with giant surfboard in the parking lot.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Route
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  • 20 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“This location is pricey! But it has the best king crab legs in all of Southern California! It also has amazing prime rib. EVERYTHING is shareable here so come with a large appetite. ”
  • 31 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Ocean View, Excellent Service, Food Drinks, Desserts & Ambiance. .Fine Hawaiian Influence Dining & Bar. Valet Parking. After Or Before Enjoy Huntingtin Beach Sand & Waves Sight See & Stroll along The Pier & Tuesday’s Open Street Market on Main Street. Call for More Details. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Diner
“Very popular casual breakfast spot on Main St. Put your name on the list by the front door and it's first come first serve. They also have tables on the back patio. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“This location is pricey! But it has the best king crab legs in all of Southern California! It also has amazing prime rib. EVERYTHING is shareable here so come with a large appetite. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The menu is 15 pages of sushi favorites and creations. Plus it is in the heart on downtown HB. It’s fun and hip.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Unique hamburgers, shakes, and fries ON THE END OF THE PIER! Amazine view while you enjoy an American classic!”
  • 28 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Good local foods. Lots of Vegan options. The Chocolate Chip pancakes are Amazing! ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
“If you're willing to travel into deep Orange County near Little Saigon, I highly recommend Brodard! Their specialty is nem nuong, a summer roll with a housemade grilled pork sausage served with a really yummy dipping sauce. I also love the Vietnamese crepe that you tear and eat inside of a lettuce wrap with herbs, and the curry. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Walking/biking distance! Great food, excellent service! Fun, entertaining, family, Hibachi style cooking!”
  • 11 locals recommend

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