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Imperial Beach Pier

2 Elder Avenue, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
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Nice pier good views of the surf

Day we were there it was a bit chilly with the sea breeze but that wind made for a bigger surf... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mansfield, Pennsylvania
Great find

Didnt know this pier was here. Was walking along beach and found. What I liked was the fact that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phoenix, Arizona
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“tin fish” (23 reviews)
“nice walk” (22 reviews)
2 Elder Avenue, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
2 Elder Avenue, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
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Reviewed yesterday

Day we were there it was a bit chilly with the sea breeze but that wind made for a bigger surf which was enjoyed by all.

Thank chip56
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didnt know this pier was here. Was walking along beach and found. What I liked was the fact that not crowded with tourists. Just a nice place to visit. Small eatery at end of pier. Appeared most everything was fried

Thank wendystevi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to walk out on and watch the surfers and fishermen. No cost to use. Fish and chip place on the end. Great sunset views. Lots of parking nearby. Can see San Diego on one side and Tijuana on the other.

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I do love this pier. It's not crowded most of the time. Very relaxed. There is a "snack shack" at the end that serves nachos, grilled cheese, etc. On Friday evenings (4-6) winter time, there is a small, quaint farmer's market at the beach end....More

Thank fairgirl59
Reviewed 9 December 2017

clean boardwalk overlooking pacific ocean was a great connector from resort to the seafood restaurant.

Thank UpperCapeResident
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We walked out on this pier several times while staying in Imperial Beach. It is a great place to watch the surfers and there are tons of fisherman. There is a restaurant at the end which looks cool from a distance but up close is...More

Thank sschwa2
Reviewed 19 November 2017

My family and I visited the Imperial Beach Pier in October and it was a nice little beach. I have to say the waves were huge and the water was nice. The beach area was clean and the lifeguards headquarters was right there. I really...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Every time I am working in San Diego, I make a point to run down to Imperial Beach. They often have many vendors set up with great food and various things for sale, but I really like walking out on the pier and talking to...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 25 October 2017

More low key beach than some of the more popular, closer to the city beaches. Worth the little drive out of town. Cheaper/ free parking, restrooms, food, showers to rinse off the sand. Volleyball net, picnic tables, but spread out so you are not on...More

Thank cincyfoodsnob
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

There's no better beach in San Diego County then Imperial Beach. It's the perfect vibe. It's chill but has activities and events. No better place.

Thank Ronald H
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10 August 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
5 June 2017|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Definitely worth the trip!!
5 June 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