A variety of businesses offer services in Ocean Beach, this is not a complete list, feel free to contact us to add a business to this list.

Antique stores: Newport Avenue Antique Center, Newport Avenue Antiques, Ocean Beach Antique Mall

Bakery: Azucar

Bars: Cheswick’s West, Kaiserhof Restaurant and Biergarten, Gallagher’s Irish Pub, Lucy’s Tavern, Mother’s Saloon, Pacific Shores, South Beach Bar and Grill

Bicycle shops and beach rentals:¬†There are a few bike shops in Ocean Beach. In the heart of Ocean Beach is Bernie’s Bicycle Shop at 1911 Cable Street. Terra Rhythm Bicycles at 4222 Voltaire Street is well known for being a great little place to get regular maintenance done on your bike with a quick turn around time and friendly service.

Car repair, gas stations and auto services: USA Station, Point Loma Gas, Shell, Ebers Street Garage, Ocean Beach Auto Body, Ocean Beach Auto Repair, Ozzie’s Import Auto Repair, Sunset Garage, Auto Zone

Clothing stores: Dreamgirls, Miss Match,Temptress Fashion

Thrift shops: Voltaire Trading Company, Thrift Trader, Rare Bird Consignment House

Coffee houses: Cafe Bella, Jungle Java, Newbreak Coffee and Cafe, Starbuck’s, Your Mama’s Mug

Computer repair: Computer Guy Services

Dentist: Sunset Cliffs Orthodontics, Dr. Fleming, Dr. Graham, Dr. Fleming, Dr Russell, Ocean Dental Care, Dr. Rodney

Doctor: Ocean Beach Medical Group

Dog washing and grooming: Hair of the Dog, World Famous Dog Wash, Dog Beach Dog Wash

Exercise places and gyms: Cross Fit Ocean Beach, The Private Gym, Setting Sun Martial Arts, Sunset Cliffs Pilates, Peninsula Family YMCA, Robb Field Fitness Club

Fishing tackle and fishing pole rentals: Ocean Beach pier bait shop

Food and restaurants: Shades Oceanfront Bistro, OB Sushi Sushi, OB Noodle House, Newport Pizza and Ale House, Surfrider Pizza, O’Bistro Cafe, Bobeau Kitchen, Jack in the Box, Little Chef Chinese, Thai Time, Ortega’s Mexican, Ocean Beach Pier Cafe

Hair salons and barbers: OB Barber Shop, Renovation Hair Salon, The Cliffs Barber Shop, The Clip Joint, Electric Chair Salon

Health and Healing products and services: Happy Healthy High Horny Herbs, In Harmony Herbs and Spices, East Wind Herbs, OB Massage

Laundry: Launderland, OB Coin Laundry Fluff and Fold, Embassy Dry Cleaners

Music stores: Cow Records

Pharmacy: Rite Aid Drug Store

Pottery shops: Falling Sky Pottery

Real Estate: Catrina Russell, Centruy 21, Tami Fuller, Prudential, Ray Allen

Souvenirs: Ocean Gifts and Shells, Wings

Sports: Second Chance Sports

Supermarkets and convenience stores: People’s Organic Food Co-op, Olive Tree Marketplace, Stump’s Market

Surf shops and surfing lessons: South Coast Closeouts, South Coast Surf Shop, Surf ‘n Sea, Ocean Beach Surf and Skate Shop, Coconut Peet’s Surfboard Repair, The Greenroom

Tattoo parlors: Ace Tattoo Company, Last Days Tattoo Company, Chapter One Tattoo, Seth’s Chop Shop

Veterinarian: Cabrillo Pet Hospital, Sunset Cliffs Animal Hospital, Point Loma Veterinarny Clinic, VCA Peninsula Animal Hospital


There are plenty of hot spots in Ocean Beach that are worth checking out as the town has something fun and enjoyable for just about anyone.

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Playhouse and Arts Center

The Ocean Beach Playhouse and Arts Center was founded by the owners of one of Newport Avenue’s most recognizable businesses, the Electric Hair Salon. With performances of popular stage shows like the musicals Godspell and Clue, the Playhouse has added to the culture and entertainment offered in Ocean Beach. The multiple purpose space is used for performances and the Frequency Film Festival.

Performances are scheduled mostly on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and happen year round. The upcoming shows can be found on the schedule calendar on the Ocean Beach Playhouse and Arts Center website.

Ocean Beach Playhouse and Arts Center

4944 Newport Avenue
San Diego, CA 92107

Shopping in Ocean Beach

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Ocean Beach shopping is a popular pastime in this San Diego neighborhood. Plenty of unique stores are open to visitors daily, and most of them in OB are owned and operated by local residents. The bulk of shopping takes place on Newport Avenue which is best known for its antique stores, head shops, surfboard shops and small clothing stores. Many of the secondary streets in Ocean Beach also have stores that sell a number of different types of items.

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The most visited Ocean Beach shopping area is the variety of stores found on Newport Avenue. From Sunset Cliffs Boulevard to the beach, there are many stores side-by-side on both sides of Newport Avenue with food establishments and bars mixed in. Many of the stores offer unique shopping experiences that you are unlikely to find in other parts of San Diego such as the buy-sell-trade record shop, a store that sells beads for handmade jewelry and the well-known head-shop The Black that sells a variety of cool mood-setting items for your home.

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