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Best things to do in Marina del Rey

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

American Restaurant
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“Breakfast is great hear, I would consider it more in the brunch category. Good size portions, extensive menu for Breakfast/lunch/dinner. Also on the water with great views. Also can get pricey but good eats. ”
86 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“View of the marina! Try the shrimp bowl! Great service and they have a cafe next door that's open 24 hours called "Killer Cafe". ”
49 locals recommend
Beach
“Great for kids as there are no waves and there's a cute little park with picnic benches etc at the beach + volleyball courts”
59 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“They do not take reservations and only seat complete parties. Go early if you can because the wait can get long at dinner. If you love sushi then you're in for a treat!”
41 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“closest to guesthouse of medicines. also the minute clinic is convenient urgent care needs. ”
11 locals recommend
Supermarket
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“• If you want to drive and stock up somewhere with a bigger selection, there’s a Ralph’s on Mindanao Way in between Admiralty and Lincoln. It’s part of a mini strip mall WaterSide, so several other shops—juice places, etc—in the same location.”
31 locals recommend
Park
“Welcome to the largest park in Marina Del Rey! This beautiful park offers stunning views of the Marina and year round events such as movies, concerts and the yearly boat parade during the Christmas season.”
42 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Favorite lunch spot, or take-out. I love the 'Not so Fried' Chicken Sandwich. ”
46 locals recommend
Plaza
“Great spot to check out the private harbor. Concerts in the summer, some good restaurants. Walking distance from us. Also the beginning of a long bike path.”
31 locals recommend
Supermarket
“Best prices and fresher produce than Ralph's or Gelson's - both of which are also nearby...”
28 locals recommend
Salad Place
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“Casual and not a sit-down, you order over counter, any protein with yummy side dishes. Amazing salads YUM!!!”
27 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great food, great marina view, Beer ++ Good value for the $$ Probably the best value in the area with all considered. Parking lot. ”
31 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The Ballona Wetlands Reserve is a beautiful piece of land at the entrance to Playa del Rey. On Saturdays they give docent tours for birdwatching. Great for nature lovers. Please check their website for more information.”
22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Romantic bar/restaurant bringing together elevated New American fare plus harbor & marina views. Great service. Bar and lounge area if you would just like to have a glass of wine and appetizer. ”
35 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“High-end chain eatery serving seafood & steakhouse fare in a classy setting with view.”
21 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“on Sundays they have a $39 all you can eat buffet with bottomless mimosas with a pretty view of the Marina”
23 locals recommend