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This Magnetic Neighborhood Has A Little Something for Everybody

Written By: Taylor Shanle Things to Do in Venice

9:00am: Grab breakfast at Abbot’s Habit

Abbot’s Habit is a quaint neighborhood cafe with a casual ambience. Use the free wifi to plan your day over a delicious breakfast wrap and even better coffee. Located in the heart of Abbot Kinney, this cozy cafe is a haven for tourists and locals alike. Fuel your body for the exciting day ahead with their wide variety of breakfast items. Choose from a selection of fresh bagels, oatmeal, juices and more to start your day off right.

1401 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291


10:00am: Shop ‘Till You Drop on Abbot Kinney Blvd

Abbot Kinney is an absolute must when visiting Venice Beach, especially for you shopaholics. Named “The Coolest Block in America” by GQ magazine, Abbot Kinney is definitely living up to its name with it’s wide variety of shops, galleries, salons and restaurants. Here are a few of our favorite spots to visit:



As one of the last independently owned shops on Abbot Kinney, Burro offers a large collection of unique and “swoon worthy” items for everyone. It’s the mecca for gift shopping and home goods. From gorgeous coffee table books to handcrafted jewelry by local artists, you’ll fall in love with it all.

1409 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291


The Piece Collective

Journey through this charming boutique full of worldly and innovative apparel, gifts, homeware and accessories. Its bright and sunny exterior is an invitation to explore its wide array of fun, aesthetically pleasing items. Stop by and shop these unique pieces, and don’t forget to take your next Instagram photos out front.

1629 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291



Take a mid-shopping break and grab a cup of coffee at TOMS rustic flagship store. Sip your coffee and hang out while shopping their selection of men, women and kid’s apparel, shoes and sunglasses. TOMS runs on the One for One model, meaning that every time a product is purchased, a person in need is helped. Your coffee break is instantly turned into an act of giving, leaving you with a warm belly and sense of fulfillment.

1344 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291


Happy Socks

We all wear socks, so why not have some fun with them? Happy Socks has turned everyday essential items into a fun and creative design collection. With high-quality fabrics and colorful designs, these unisex socks are created with you in mind. Shop limited edition collaborations and start having some fun with your socks.

1420 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291


All Things Fabulous

Inspired by the art and lifestyle of Venice, All Things Fabulous embraces the playful beach life through their textile prints and designs. Each piece is designed and created in Downtown Los Angeles, to provide American jobs and reduce their environmental footprint. Browse through an array of storytelling, casual garments to wear throughout your day-to-day life and feel the love and care that went into the creation of every design.

1415 ½ Abbot Kinney Blvd (Entrance around back)
Venice, CA 90291

1:00pm: Enjoy Lunch at The Butcher’s Daughter

With a main focus on fresh fruits and vegetables, The Butcher’s Daughter is a vegetarian’s paradise. They are committed to purchasing their produce from local farms and creating a daily-changing 100 percent vegetarian menu. Most of their dishes are vegan and gluten-free, so you can indulge in some tasty eats without feeling guilty. This flagship restaurant’s interior features a mixture of industrial elements like concrete and steel, with soft earthy materials like raw wood and greenery. You can even bask in the afternoon sun out on the sidewalk terrace while sipping a beautiful fresh juice.

1205 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
310 981-3004


4:00pm: Get Your Portrait Taken at Little Room Portraits

If you’re planning your Venice trip to fall on a weekend, visit Little Room Portraits after all that shopping and get a museum quality portrait done. They are bringing back the idea of taking classic printed photographs for everyday people by shooting with a Hasselblad film camera with a digital back. This unique technique creates an incredibly creative and memorable experience for everyone involved. With three different frame sizes to choose from, it’s the perfect memento to remember your trip by.

1314 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291


6:30pm: Enjoy Dinner and Drinks at Southend

You’ve probably shopped to your heart’s content by now, so it’s time to wind down and grab some dinner. Southend is the ultimate pizza and wine destination in Venice Beach. They offer organic, fresh and crisp Neapolitan-style pizzas with lots of Italian cheeses, local ingredients and seasonal products. Their vibrant wine menu pairs perfectly with their delicious pizzas, and is hand picked from all over the world by the chef and owner, Mario Vollera

2805 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291


9:00pm: Call it a Day at The Kinney Hotel

After a long and exciting day exploring Venice Beach, all you want to do is kick off your shoes and relax. Less than a mile from the beach, a bold all-new hotel is waiting just for you. The Kinney Hotel will instantly be your new home away from home. Hang out on The Quad and play some ping pong or cozy up on a chaise lounge by the fire pit. You can even take a dip in the heated pool and spa before resting your head on a brand new bed. With 68 new guest rooms and shared spaces, you’ll enjoy complimentary wifi, a 55” HDTV, mini fridge, C.O. Bigelow bath amenities and more in each room. Be sure to check if there are any guided tours the day you’ll be staying, they range from bike ride beach cruises to Kinney bar crawls. So go ahead, turn up the fun and make the most out of your Venice Beach stay with The Kinney Hotel.

737 W Washington Blvd
Venice, CA 90292
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