Chris’s Liked Places
Santa Monica Pier is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

1. Santa Monica Pier

200 Santa Monica Pier (at Ocean Ave), Santa Monica, CA
Pier · Santa Monica · 483 tips and reviews
Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

2. Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery

8.9
1517 Lincoln Blvd (btw Broadway & Colorado), Santa Monica, CA
Deli · West Los Angeles · 338 tips and reviews
Centanni is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

3. Centanni

1700 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA
Italian Restaurant · 14 tips and reviews
Casa Linda is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

4. Casa Linda

1357 Abbot Kinney Blvd (California Avenue), Venice, CA
Mexican Restaurant · 24 tips and reviews
Mao's Kitchen is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

5. Mao's Kitchen

8.1
1512 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA
Chinese Restaurant · 89 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Cookson: Probably the only stoner skater punk Chinese restaurant you'll ever go to. Their lunch combination is an insane deal, can easily feed two people. Highly recommend their Coconut Curry & Ginger Chicken

Venice Beach is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

6. Venice Beach

9.1
Pacific Ave (Speedway), Venice, CA
Beach · 615 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Cookson: a fun, grungy beach that represents a last vestige of sleazy American amusement. A lot of fun culture here, a constant guitar player on roller skates, boarding culture and drum circles every Sunday

Holy Guacamole is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

7. Holy Guacamole

7.0
2906 Main St, Santa Monica, CA
Taco Restaurant · Ocean Park · 49 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Cookson: Come here and have a burrito that would make me believe in God. Their smothered Carne Asada Burrito is so good, just the right level of spiciness and flavor and of course their Guac's incredible.

Costco is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

8. Costco

7.8
13463 Washington Blvd (btwn Walnut & Glencoe), Marina del Rey, CA
Warehouse or Wholesale Store · Culver-West · 113 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Cookson: You can buy a surfboard at this Costco...because Venice

Ralphs is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

9. Ralphs

6.3
910 Lincoln Blvd (at California Ave), Venice, CA
Supermarket · 17 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Cookson: Open late but homeless tend to gather around outside in the parking lot when the sun goes down. Keep an eye out for their free Friday digital coupons!

AMC DINE-IN Marina 6 is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

10. AMC DINE-IN Marina 6

8.6
13455 Maxella Ave Ste 270 (at Glencoe Ave), Marina del Rey, CA
Movie Theater · Marina del Rey · 92 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Cookson: pricey, on top of a $20 ticket the food is expensive for what is standard Denny's fare. However, you can't deny the luxury watching a movie, reclined with a button to have someone bring you nachos.

The Poké Shack is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

11. The Poké Shack

79 Windward Ave (Windward ave (at Pacific ave)), Venice, CA
Poke Restaurant · 41 tips and reviews
Zelda's Corner is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

12. Zelda's Corner

9 Westminster Ave (Speedway), Venice, CA
Sandwich Spot · 53 tips and reviews
El Pollo Loco is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

13. El Pollo Loco

7.7
1411 Lincoln Blvd (at California Ave), Venice, CA
Fast Food Restaurant · 3 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Cookson: There is a significantly nicer El Pollo Loco over on Lincoln and Pico if you want to drive another five minutes down but if you are in a pinch and want decent enough food for cheap, this works.

Jody Maroni's Sausage Kingdom is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

14. Jody Maroni's Sausage Kingdom

2011 Ocean Front Walk (at Venice Beach Boardwalk), Venice, CA
Hot Dog Joint · 20 tips and reviews
Double Crispy Bakery Inc is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

15. Double Crispy Bakery Inc

8.2
230 Grand St (btw Elizabeth & Bowey), New York, NY
Bakery · Little Italy · 22 tips and reviews
In-N-Out Burger is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

16. In-N-Out Burger

9.0
13425 Washington Blvd (btwn Walnut & Glencoe Ave), Marina del Rey, CA
Fast Food Restaurant · 156 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Cookson: Don't be fooled by those animal style, 4x4 loving weirdos, the best secret menu item is the Neopolitan Shake!

Venice Beach Freakshow is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

17. Venice Beach Freakshow

909 Ocean Front Walk (at Breeze Ave), Venice, CA
Arts and Entertainment · 16 tips and reviews
Goemon is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

18. Goemon

29 Kenmare St (btwn Mott St & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Japanese Curry Restaurant · NoLita · 28 tips and reviews
Hope Pizza Restaurant is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

19. Hope Pizza Restaurant

9.1
230 Hope St (at Rock Spring Rd), Stamford, CT
Greek Restaurant · Glenbrook · 27 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Cookson: a comparatively cheap, greasy, Greek style pie which is unique enough try. Your parents and grandparents probably loved this place if you grew up in Stamford. Iconic in that regard.

Mile End Delicatessen is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

20. Mile End Delicatessen

53 Bond St (btwn Bowery & Lafayette St), New York, NY
Sandwich Spot · NoHo · 234 tips and reviews
Lovely Day is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

21. Lovely Day

8.1
196 Elizabeth St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · NoLita · 187 tips and reviews
IFC Center is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

22. IFC Center

9.1
323 Avenue of the Americas (at W 3rd St), New York, NY
Indie Movie Theater · Greenwich Village · 192 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Cookson: One of my favorite movie theaters, does a lot of cool screenings many of which with the director doing a Q&A afterwards. If you can't go out, many of their films are streaming simultaneously on VOD

Jerk Cafe is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

23. Jerk Cafe

7.5
1319 Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA
African Restaurant · 11 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Cookson: Excellent food, great service, Chef Shrimpy is a legend!!

Avon Theater Film Center, Inc. is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

24. Avon Theater Film Center, Inc.

8.4
272 Bedford St, Stamford, CT
Indie Movie Theater · Downtown Stamford Historic District · 13 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Cookson: Their Cult Classics screenings are always a good time, they usually give away posters and have trivia questions before the movie starts. Their vintage trailers tend to repeat from time to time.

Mystic Pizza is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

25. Mystic Pizza

7.9
56 W Main St, Mystic, CT
Pizzeria · 103 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Cookson: I always make a stop by this place whenever I'm in the area. Such a charming oddity with its rom com heritage on every inch of the walls. Some nods to Mystic native screenwriter Jason Filardi as well!

Big Wong King 大旺 is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

26. Big Wong King 大旺

8.0
67 Mott St (btwn Canal St & Bayard St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 185 tips and reviews
Media.Monks is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

27. Media.Monks

Oude Amersfoortseweg 125, Hilversum, North Holland
Office · 3 tips and reviews
30ML is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

28. 30ML

7.5
's-Gravelandseweg 14, Hilversum, North Holland
Coffee Shop · 17 tips and reviews
Picante! Fresh Mexican Grill is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

29. Picante! Fresh Mexican Grill

148 Bedford St, Stamford, CT
Mexican Restaurant · Downtown Stamford Historic District · 16 tips and reviews
Cape Cinema is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

30. Cape Cinema

8.8
35 Hope Lane, Dennis, MA
Indie Movie Theater · 5 tips and reviews