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Address: Long Beach, CA
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Shoppers looking to buy vintage clothes, furniture and other memorabilia...

Shoppers looking to buy vintage clothes, furniture and other memorabilia from the 1950s up through the '70s will enjoy the many shops that span more than two-blocks on this popular, busy street.

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The connection across downtown

When you're going for a stroll downtown, there's really only one east-west street worth making the connection between Pine and the Promenade and points beyond...that's East 4th... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Riverside, California
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Riverside, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you're going for a stroll downtown, there's really only one east-west street worth making the connection between Pine and the Promenade and points beyond...that's East 4th. Fun shopping and restaurants. Not as well lit as I'd like at night and a lot of drifters make it feel a bit unsafe after dark.

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Nelsonville, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Shopping and Dining area. If you are looking for vintage clothing, jewelry, accessories, antiques or other retro items, go to Retro Row. There are several shops to explore and find that special item you have been wanting. There are also many different food choices and a Great restored Art Theatre. Wish I could have spent more time there.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I think Retro Row has more appeal to young locals than an oldster like me who shudders at the vintage polyester clothes. I was looking for a larger selection of accessories like jewelry and scarves. Most of the stuff wasn't displayed very well. I was hoping to find a few more older designer labels. With the exception of one store... More 

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Thank Rhensrude
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Wow retro row is such a cool area There's nothing else like it in long beach or Los Angeles!! Tons of retro shops. Retail. Restaurants. Coffee. Etc. totally walkable and bikeable It's cool. Full of hints to do and just has so much charm. You have to come see it in person

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Dorval, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

easy access from downtown Long Beach and parking very close to the beach area, cheap at 25 cents per 15 minutes..... breezy and a lot cooler than being downtown, nice get away.

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Lakewood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Great neighborhood for eating, shopping vintage and drinking. Lots of retro shops, wine bars and food options. Oh, and lots of people watching and cute dogs!

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1 Thank Janine W
Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

East 4th st. is known as "Retro Row". It's only a few blocks long and has fun stores with different items for sale than what you will find in the mall stores. Thehas an old refurbished movie theater, lots of places to eat and a coffee shop that you really should visit called Portfolio. It's a local spot and trendy... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

I'd heard about 4th street all week so perhaps my expectations were high. I went down to 4th street and I was underwhelmed. There weren't as many stores as I was expecting and they weren't that great. I'd probably recommend going some where else.

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Sterling, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015

Park cheap at 4th and Cherry. My fave restaurants in this area: Lola's (creative Mexican), 4th Street Vine (wine bar), Aji Peruvian cuisine, The Pike (fish grill). Great people watching, all types of artsy folk.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

Retro row is advertised in all the brochures as an eclectic Art district with vintage shops. I found a run down area with some places that reminded me of the salvation army. Skip this area, heat for Belmont shore instead.

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