Have you ever wanted to get the inside scope on Santa Monica straight from the locals, like who serves up the best cup of coffee or where the local surfers get their gear? Every February, Buy Local Santa Monica – a campaign created to support local businesses to raise awareness of the benefits of choosing local first – provides a breakdown of the best in Santa Monica hotels, shopping, dining and more voted on by residents, employees and visitors.
Browse a list of some of the most loved Santa Monica businesses that the locals can’t live without and that you should definitely check out during your next visit! For a complete list of 2016 Most Loved businesses, check the Buy Local Santa Monica page.
Business in Downtown SM:
Business on Main Street:
Pedego Electric Bikes Santa Monica
Business on Montana Avenue:
Business on Pico Boulevard:
Business on the Santa Monica Pier:
Rusty’s Surf Ranch
Art Gallery & Gift Shop Featuring Locally-Made Products:
Ten Women Gallery
Helen’s Cycles Santa Monica
Coffee Bar & Bakery:
Groundwork Coffee Co.
Fitness, Yoga, Pilates, Dance Studio:
Hotel for a Staycation:
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Pet-Centric Business: (TIE)
Healthy Spot and Centinela Feed
Restaurant & Cafe Featuring Locally-Sourced Ingredients:
Santa Monica Seafood
Salon & Spa:
Surf & Skate Shop:
ZJ Boarding House
The Most Loved Santa Monica Contest is sponsored by Downtown Santa Monica, Inc., Main Street Business Improvement Association, Montana Avenue Merchants Association, Pico Improvement Organization, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, Santa Monica Travel & Tourism and Santa Monica Pier Corporation in partnership with the Santa Monica Daily Press and the City of Santa Monica.