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Abbot Kinney Blvd

Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291
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  • Abbot Kinney Blvd
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    perfect for shopping and dinning. Shop for men, women, babies and your home. All modern and hip fashions. This area is targeting those who are fashion forward and willing to invest some money to look and live an aspirational lifestyle.

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  • Abbot Kinney Blvd
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    One of my favorite places to be. Day or night, there's always something to do down here. Great eateries (Gjelina, Zinque, Lemonade), good coffe (Intellegentsia) and last but not least, shopping. Don't feel weird for people watching - you only watch because *they're* weird.

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  • Abbot Kinney BlvdPro 2014
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    When you come to Venice Beach, there is the boardwalk - touristy, crowded, filled with shops slinging junk. And then there is Abbot Kinney - a few blocks filled with high end clothing boutiques, hipster bars and high end restaurants catering to a bit more upscale crowd. Its not on the beach, and the people watching is not quite as good, but if you want to go where the locals go, head inland a few blocks.

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  • Abbot Kinney Blvd

    A few minutes from the Venice Canals, this is a hip street with unique stores and restaurants. Only a few minutes from Venice Beach. We love the upscale, creative and delicious "salads" from Lemonade at the corner of Abbot Kinney and Venice Blvd. They also make amazingly delicious stews….

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  • Abbot Kinney Blvd
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    Great people watching, some really cool restaurants (American, Italian, Mexican, Southern etc.) and juice bars, and the trendiest of shops line this street. Parking can be an adventure at times though.

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    You can spend hours on the stretch of Abbot Kinney between Venice Blvd and Main St. I wrote a blog entry about where to shop/eat a while back. Abbot Kinney is most lively every first Friday of the month, when stores and art galleries stay open till 10pm for First Fridays.

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  • Abbot Kinney Blvd
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    In any other city but LA, this charming strip of shops (Gant, Alternative Apparel), boutiques (Me. Steves Beauty Cottage, Aesop), and galleries (G2, Hamilton Press) would be THE STRIP, and celebrated as such. But in LA, the shopping cup truly spilleth over, and Abboy Kinney somehow manages to sneak by as one of the lesser sung hotspots in town. Skip the pomp and attitude of Beverly Hills and head straight to Venice instead!

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  • Abbot Kinney BlvdPro 2014
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    I don't know if this makes me a hipster but I love Abbot Kinney. The little boutiques, the coffee shops, the vintage vibe of some of the places....

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  • Abbot Kinney Blvd
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    would feel lost without Abbot Kinney in my life.. I don't know why! lol
    Driving by the street makes me feel more calmer. :)

    I love Abbot Kinney. Although the parking sucks, I love all the mom and pops boutique stores in this neighborhood. They are each unique and have the most authentic stuff. The restaurants is one of the reason this street is so popular. Here's where you'll find me at some of my favorite hang out spots on Abbot Kinney.
    The Panini Garden for brunch.
    Joe's Restaurant for brunch and dinner. Lilly's for brunch. Lemonade for healthy food, The tasting room and Via Vento for romantic fine dinning.
    Jin Pastarrie for great breakfast and brunch.
    Abbot's Pizza for one of the best pizza spot in LA.
    and, Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea.
    On your late nights, we stop over at The Other room to have a few drinks and meet up our buds around the hood, head down to Abbot's pizza for a late night bite.
    And the Nite Spa, for late hours pamper me treatments.
    Trust me, you'll won't regret the places I mentioned above.

    On the first Friday of the month, they have a night filled with food trucks on the road. No need to go pay an entrance fee at those Food Truck festivals, get them all here on Friday night! Love the crowd here. Lots of lay back people just enjoying themselves. I need to make my rounds at least once every two weeks to feel good! :)

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    Abbot Kinney is a really cool strip near Venice Beach that's less Hollywood glitz and glamour and more hipster cool. The look of the whole area is really neat which is why I had some engagement shots taken here.

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  • Abbot Kinney Blvd
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    Abbot Kinney Blvd. is pretty much the opposite of the boardwalk. It's very trendy with lots of cool shops and restaurants to check out. This is the kind of street where it's best to just take a leisurely walk and explore on your own.

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  • Abbot Kinney Blvd
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    Abbot Kinney rocks! It's a great place for dates, GNOs, shopping and delicious eats. Enjoyable any time of the day - breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner!

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  • Abbot Kinney BlvdPro 2014
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    My friend, Joa, took me to her favorite place in LA which happens to be Abbot Kinney Blvd. There are a row of eclectic shops, restaurants, and sights that you will not encounter elsewhere in LA. They are all locally sourced and that's the beauty of a street like this. You're never going to find anything else like it. Come and really enjoy the hidden gems that reside on Abbot Kinney.

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  • Abbot Kinney BlvdPro 2014
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    There are tons of boutique shops, galleries, and restaurants here. This is a popular place to be on Friday night. However, on every 1st Friday of the month, Abbot Kinney gets even more packed with people because more than 20 food trucks line the street. I would highly recommend trying out the food trucks (a must in LA) then so you have tons of choices all at one place.

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  • Abbot Kinney Blvd
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    fun place to walk down the street and poke your head into shops.

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  • Abbot Kinney Blvd

    Trendy and hipster area with many local food joints to check out. All you need to know about parking on Abbot Kinney Blvd: http://www.parkme.com/los-angeles-parking/abbot-kinney

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  • Abbot Kinney BlvdPro 2014
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    Non-touristy and full of offbeat local flavor, Abbot Kinney Blvd is just about my favorite street to amble in LA, especially to get away from the chain shops, restaurants and crowds in Santa Monica. AK Blvd is lined with independent boutique shops, art galleries, coffee bars, interesting eateries and lots of funky-beautiful people watching to boot. Parking is tight, but there are a few public pay lots if you can't find on-street parking for free in the residential side streets.

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Experience the sand, sea, and laid-back beach culture of Southern California's famous Venice Beach on Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Full of clothing stores of all shapes, sizes and styles as well as some of the best restaurants in Los Angeles that you've never heard of, Abbot Kinney is a fantastic spot to visit on a sunny, Southern California afternoon. It's buildings and ambiance seamlessly blend chic, modern trends with the oceanfront modesty that made it famous. After lunch and shopping, take a quick stroll to the Venice Boardwalk where you can find all kinds of quirky store fronts, meet the bizarre, peculiar and unusual street performers, and expose yourself to a lifestyle and atmosphere unlike any other.

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