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Ports O' Call Village

Ports O' Call VillageLos Angeles’ own New England fishing village since 1963, Ports O’ Call Village, located along the Port of Los Angeles Main Channel in San Pedro, is a unique seaside plaza that features souvenir and gift shops, along with popular and one-of-a-kind restaurants, tempting sweetshops, fish markets and quick-bite eateries.  In front of the village’s namesake Ports O’ Call Restaurant stands a statue modeled after the Gloucester Fisherman's Memorial, in Gloucester, Mass.  

With meandering cobblestone walkways weaving through the 15-acre destination, Ports O’ Call is also the departure point for narrated harbor tours, dinner dance cruises and whale watching excursions. Enjoy a relaxing lunch or dinner at one of the many restaurants overlooking the harbor. Afterward, take a walk along the boardwalk and stop for a photo with the picturesque harbor backdrop.  Ports O’ Call Village is easy to reach and offers free parking, a rarity with most oceanfront venues.

Changes to Ports O' Call Village

In 2013, the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners called for the redevelopment of the entitled 30-acre waterfront site in the Port of Los Angeles that includes Ports O' Call Village. After a series of public meetings and extensive community input, in 2015, the Port of Los Angeles released its Public Access Investment Plan intended to create a sustainable and predictable approach to the Port’s yearly investment in non-cargo related, public-serving projects and programs. Based on community input, three projects areas affecting Ports O' Call have been identified and will be incorporated into the Port’s planning for its 10-year Capital Improvement Program:

  • Paid Parking for Ports O' Call Village Parking and Bluff Parking
  • Ports O' Call Promenade and Town Square
  • Sampson Way and 7th Street Intersection Improvements


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