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The Santee Alley

210 E Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015-1775
+1 213-488-1153
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Bargains aplenty and great drinks!

Bring cash and be prepared to bargain with numerous vendors. Easily found parking at reasonable... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Donna D
,
Middleton, MA
via mobile
Same ole same ole

This really isn't the Garment district but more like stores that you would see in Tijuana. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel M
,
Gilbert, Arizona
via mobile
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LOCATION
210 E Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015-1775
Downtown
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+1 213-488-1153
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bring cash and be prepared to bargain with numerous vendors. Easily found parking at reasonable rates in garage very close-by. From cell phone cases to toys to Dodgers shirts to designer clothes and shoes, you can easily get lost here. Very crowded on weekends. Our...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This really isn't the Garment district but more like stores that you would see in Tijuana. There are about six or seven stores that are repeated throughout selling the same thing over and over again.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Santee is a little bit of everything. Hispanic culture, great deals on fabrics, shoes, bags, clothing and the like. It's next to the flower district so you can get great deals on center pieces, table cloths and the likes. It's a party planners dream and...More

Thank susanweisinger
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

If you like shopping and picking up a bargain this is your place. Great for gifts if you want to take back souvenirs etc. make up is all over the alley and very good prices. Shoes handbags watches etc reminded me of shopping in Thailand....More

Thank Abbyfryer
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We had time to kill before going to a Dodger game, so I looked online & came across Santee Alley! Awesome deals, people were very nice. of course its a flea market, so it was dirty in parts, but whatever! Parking felt a lil shady,...More

1  Thank Kerri C
Reviewed 28 March 2017

They literally have everything that you can think of within a one mile radius. People were everywhere. It is located in the fashion district and a little seedy but if you go while the sun is out you should be fine.

1  Thank Cassie P
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Like a big garage sale except all the items are new. The streets and the area are surprisingly clean.

1  Thank markallanemail
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the Santee alley shops street and found variety of merchandise for very reasonable prices. Especially we found some traditional Indian ( Asian) finger rings for really good rates comparing to gift shops- jewelry shops in other places like Santa Monica- Las Vegas etc.

1  Thank Hospitality-Ajay
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

You can find almost anything at this outdoor swap meet stuff for cell phones ,clothes, weddings dresses, suits,stereo speakers,lingerie,dress shoes, tennis shoes and lots of awsome street truck food and fruit cups and ice cream. They have a fashion district a floral District

1  Thank Rene M
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Love the Mexican hot dog.A shop run by two asian women where we chose the designs and she printed it was amazing. thank you so much because our families in Australia love it. There are perfume stores and they are not bad for the price...More

1  Thank Society05
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Jen A
2 May 2017|
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Response from Society05 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't catch the train but I think you are better off taking the bus or Uber.I really loved Uber and Lyft while in LA.So convenient so please try them because its great door to door service and a tour guide in one.
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gpeshee
17 April 2017|
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Response from Ariana G | Property representative |
It's open 7 days a week, including all holidays.
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