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Westminster is a city in Orange County, Southern California.
By carAccessible by Interstate 405 and 22 Freeway. Major streets such as Beach Blvd. and Bolsa Chica Ave. run through the city.
By airAccessible by either John Wayne Airport or Long Beach Airport. Los Angeles International, Burbank International, Ontario International, Palm Springs International, or San Diego International all within 1.5 hour/100 mi. radius.
By busAccessible by OCTA or Greyhound.
By trainAmtrak California Surfliner/Metrolink serves several locations throughout Orange County.
Use a car, walk, or bus is advisable. Hitchhiking is not.
phone: +1 714 899-7900address: 13071 Springdale StIce Palace is an indoor skating rink.
Larry Flint's Hustler Clubphone: +1 714 891-1430address: 7000 Garden Grove BlvdAfter you drop mom and the kids off at the skating rink, jolt down the street for drinks, lunch specials, and live adult entertainment.
phone: +1 714 898-2558address: 1025 Westminster MallBasic indoor mall anchored by Macy's, JCPenney, Sears, and Target. It features more than 180 specialty stores. It's food court was immortalized by punk rock group The Vandals in their song Cafe 405.
phone: +1 714-379-9913address: 9200 Bolsa Ave,the largest majority Vietnamese-owned and operated mall in America, and a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. The two-story mall houses dozens of shops, restaurants, and wholesale stores of all types, including a wide variety of imported products and foods. Many stores place no price tags on their merchandise, and buyers are expected to haggle with shopkeepers (A better price is generally had by someone with fluency in the Vietnamese language).
Exotic silks, objets d'art, food stuffs, and other items are readily available in Westminster, whether at the Westminster Mall, ultra-luxurious South Coast Plaza down the road, or Little Saigon.
Lee's SandwichesHot baguettes, fresh sandwiches, traditional Vietnamese sandwiches, fruit smoothies, coffee and French pastries are wonderful choices for a nice snack or quick meal. Several locations including some with drive-through windows.
phone: +1 714 895-4320address: 7000 Westminster BlvdTommy's is a true Southern California staple with it's chili cheeseburgers and fries.
Taqueria Mexicophone: +1 714 894-5850address: 14022 Springdale StEnjoy authentic Mexican tacos and burritos at this affectionately-described hole in the wall. Open 24 hours.
S Vietnamese Fine Diningphone: +1-714-898-5092address: 545 Westminster Mall DrA combination of East meets West. French dishes with a Vietnamese flair are a specialty at this Zagat's-rated restaurant. Be sure to try the escargots baked in sweet coconut curry sauce with garlic and basil. A relaxing atmosphere highlights the restaurant accompanied by an excellent staff.
Michael's Sports Pub and Grillphone: +1 714 373-5665address: 15192 Goldenwest StMichael's is a great place to watch sports, play bar games, and drink large glasses of cold beer with your friends. It has great appetizers and nightly drink specials. It features a bit of a younger crowd though inland of its Huntington Beach counterparts.
Several bars, liquor stores and supermarkets in the area sell hard liquor. Most restaurants serve a collection of world beers, wines, and spirits.
phone: +1 714 373-3200address: 13659 Beach Blvd
phone: +1 714 898-4043address: 5755 Westminster
phone: +1 714 895-0042address: 13100 Goldenwest St
Motel 6 Westminster South - Long Beachphone: +1 714 891-5366address: 6266 Westminster Ave
- Disneyland - Spend a day at the Happiest Place on Earth. Located off the 5 Freeway in nearby Anaheim.