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Soak it all in!

In town for a quick weekend trip, and enjoyed the sights, sounds, and smells at the ocean. We were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Provo, Utah
via mobile
Good advantage point to watch Surfers...

Pier is busy with local fisherman....fun location to watch the Surfers. Worth the walk out to... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Harris, Minnesota
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2 Elder Avenue, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Great way to get some exercise and breathe in fresh sea air. Fun to watch the variety of people fishing and if you need beverages or snacks there is a simple cafe at the end. Beach along this area is flat and fairly wide—-seems to...More

3  Thank Lee F
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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

The local media has covered this catastrophe, a huge huge raw sewage spill from their TJ Mx neighbours to the south. Apparently a contractor or individual broke the main pipe and it flowed from the TJ river directly into the ocean, which currents carry it...More

3  Thank snoace
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a quick weekend trip, and enjoyed the sights, sounds, and smells at the ocean. We were there on a Saturday, and the place didn’t get crazy like some of the more well-known beaches. Certainly worth a try if you’re looking for a...More

Thank michaelkU6699JM
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Pier is busy with local fisherman....fun location to watch the Surfers. Worth the walk out to check it out. A restaurant sits at the end of pier, but it was closed...so I'm guessing its only certain days of the week.

Thank Hunter6793
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Nice place with relaxing atmosphere. Apparently good for surfing. We enjoyed watching the surfers trying to catch the waves. As we visited a weekday the place was quiet. There is a small playground close to the pier, for the younger children. Coffeeshop menar the pier...More

Thank emmafA5713GU
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Folks fishing, walking, kids playing, locals playing guitar...stroll along the pier at sunrise, sunset or any time and listen to the surf roll in. It's well kept and a nice walk when in town.

Thank daspork
Reviewed September 1, 2018

The IB pier is very well maintained. There is a fish and chips stand at the end and lots of fisherman along the way. There are a couple of shops at the park where the pier starts.

Thank So_Cal_Illini_81
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Nothing fancy here - just a simple pier with a long dock to walk. Great to walk - and great ice cream near by!!

Thank Papiomary
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Not much to do. Pier is relatively small and a lot of local fishing there. Not too much restaurants around the pier area either. Wish there's more shops around.

Thank 3kleong
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is a nice beach area with some shopping and restaurants nearby. The Tin Fish restaurant at the end of the pier offers some tasty fish and chip options. Nice to see families fishing off the pier and enjoying the beach

Thank CrazyCruzer
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We went to Imperial Beach and pier area on a sunny august day. there are some nice statues nearby as well.

Thank mini
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time relaxing at the beach as it was not too crowded. Imperial Beach is a throwback to years gone by. There are great restaurants in easy walking distance. There is a farmers market said up on the beach here on Friday...More

Thank dkayec
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August 9, 2017|
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Response from SK M | Reviewed this property |
here now and no signs...labor day weekend and tons of families and young people swimming and surfing and tons of people catching fish on the pier...no signs
June 4, 2017|
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Response from professorpj | Reviewed this property |
It's a short drive...about 20 minutes and worth it.
June 4, 2017|
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Response from Z6343VCjohnh | Reviewed this property |
Unbearable no.... mildly uncomfortable sometimes. Open a window & it's usually fine... Our family swim all the time. Years ago it was pretty polluted & they have had a couple 'mid-haps' this year but were cleaned up real... More