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Westminster (California)

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Westminster (California)

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Westminster is a city in Orange County in Southern California. It's largely populated by Vietnamese community with many traditional Vietnamese restaurants, shops and shopping malls.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Accessible by Interstate 405 and 22 Freeway. Major streets such as Beach Blvd. and Bolsa Chica Ave. run through the city.

By air[edit]

Accessible 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 bus[edit]

Accessible by OCTA or Greyhound.

By train[edit]

Amtrak California Surfliner/Metrolink serves several locations throughout Orange County.

Get around[edit]

Use a car, walk, or bus is advisable. Hitchhiking is not. Jet/Rocket-packs are restricted by city ordinance.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Little Saigon

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Ice Palace, 13071 Springdale St., PH: (714) 899-7900. Ice Palace is an indoor skating rink. [6]
  • Larry Flint's Hustler Club, 7000 Garden Grove Blvd, PH: (714) 891-1430. After you drop mom and the kids off at the skating rink, jolt down the street for drinks, lunch specials, and live adult entertainment. Bow chicka wah wah.

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Westminster Mall, 1025 Westminster Mall (Located off Golden West exit from the 405 freeway), (714) 898-2558, [1]. Westminster Mall is 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.  edit

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.

Eat[edit][add listing]


  • Lee's Sandwiches. Hot 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.
  • Tommy's Original Hamburgers, 7000 Westminster Blvd (located on southwest corner of Goldenwest and Westminster Blvd. instersection), PH: (714) 895-4320. Tommy's is a true Southern California staple with it's chili cheeseburgers and fries. [7]
  • Taqueria Mexico, 14022 Springdale St, PH: (714) 894-5850. Enjoy authentic Mexican tacos and burritos at this affectionately-described hole in the wall. Open 24 hours.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Michael's Sports Pub and Grill, 15192 Goldenwest St, PH: (714) 373-5665. Michael'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 it's Huntington Beach counterparts.

Several Bars, Liquor Stores, and Supermarkets with Spirituous beverage sections populate the area. Most restaurants serve a collection of world beers, wines, and spirits.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Best Western Palm Garden Inn, 13659 Beach Boulevard, +1 714 373-3200 (toll free: +1 800 432-6343, fax: +1 714 895-5801), [2].  edit
  • Best Western Westminster Inn, 5755 Westminster, +1 714 898-4043 (fax: +1 714 895-6151), [3].  edit
  • Motel 6 Westminster North, 13100 Goldenwest Street, +1 714 895-0042 (fax: +1 714 894-3423), [4].  edit
  • Motel 6 Westminster South - Long Beach, 6266 Westminster Avenue, +1 714 891-5366 (fax: +1 714 373-4287), [5].  edit
  • Beach or Under Freeway Overpass Camping Choice of European Backpackers.


Get out[edit]

  • Disneyland - Spend a day at the Happiest Place on Earth. Located off the 5 Freeway in nearby Anaheim.

Routes through Westminster
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