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Things to do in Surfside Beach

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.
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. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Beach
“Great part of HB to rent kayaks or stand up paddle boards to use in Huntington Harbour! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Another great Mexican option. Happy Hour Mon-Thurs 2-6pm / Fri 2-5pm Taco Tues Deals 6pm-close”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Nice fish place, with a great fish market. I recommend cooking at home and watching the boats and gondolas go by, but it's not a bad place to grab lunch or dinner. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Store
“Again be like us locals n rent a paddle board or kayak, and spend all day on the water! Pets and children can join in the fun as well.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“The best burgers and fries! Eat upstairs for beautiful beach views, and stunning sunsets.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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“Truly the only place in town you can go to where EVERYTHING on the menu is good! Don't try the fries... you'll get ADDICTED! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Store
“Spend an afternoon kayaking/paddleboarding in Sunset Beach. It's a great group activity. This rental place is cheap and they let you have 2 person ( 1 adult 1 child ) on the same paddleboard. Bring your phone waterproof cover for pictures :) ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Awesome Italian restaurant, more family style with large portions and nice cocktails. One of the best choices for take out. Get there early on weekends to avoid a wait! DINNER ONLY”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our favorites are the fabulous soups, the wonderful sauted mushrooms and be sure and try the pastrami sandwich served here.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Lots of fun here! Great food (full restaurant) nightlife! Dancing! Even Karoke! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“It's very tasty...has an Indian food aspect...Chicken Tikka Masala is quite good....very close and convenient...”
  • 4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Hands down the best little hole in the wall pizza/pasta place you'll find. The calzones are Amazing!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“My favorite Starbucks.....across from Sunset Beach with a drive-up you can easily reach from PCH. Check out the back with your favorite pooch....this establishment is dog friendly. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Beach
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

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. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Another great Mexican option. Happy Hour Mon-Thurs 2-6pm / Fri 2-5pm Taco Tues Deals 6pm-close”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice fish place, with a great fish market. I recommend cooking at home and watching the boats and gondolas go by, but it's not a bad place to grab lunch or dinner. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“The best burgers and fries! Eat upstairs for beautiful beach views, and stunning sunsets.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Truly the only place in town you can go to where EVERYTHING on the menu is good! Don't try the fries... you'll get ADDICTED! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Awesome Italian restaurant, more family style with large portions and nice cocktails. One of the best choices for take out. Get there early on weekends to avoid a wait! DINNER ONLY”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our favorites are the fabulous soups, the wonderful sauted mushrooms and be sure and try the pastrami sandwich served here.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Lots of fun here! Great food (full restaurant) nightlife! Dancing! Even Karoke! ”
  • 5 locals recommend

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