El Segundo

Welcome to El Segundo

A charming California beach town with a strong sense of community
 
El Segundo may mean “second” in Spanish, but this charming city is first-rate as far as its residents are concerned. With lush landscaping and spacious yards, El Segundo properties offer residents a chance to truly relax. Breathe in the ocean air and listen to the waves roll in from the Santa Monica Bay. Whether you choose a charming Craftsman-style home in a quiet neighborhood or a contemporary stunner, El Segundo’s warm welcome and friendly community will make you feel right at home.  
 
Considering this supportive, close-knit feel, it’s no surprise that El Segundo is known for being the most business-friendly city in LA County. Locally owned restaurants and boutiques thrive here, as do startups and technology firms. Known as the aerospace capital of the world, this well-rounded city claims such industry titans as Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Sports fans, there’s a place here for you, as well – El Segundo is the sports center of Los Angeles, hosting practice facilities for the LA Lakers and LA Kings. El Segundo’s impressive accolades reflect the drive and ambition of a sprawling metropolis, but this community-centric place likes to keep the relaxed seaside vibe at the forefront. Life here is breezy and beachy, full of pick up games of beach volleyball, strolls around the walkable town, and relaxed dinners with friends.
 

What to Love

  • A charming, hometown feel 
  • Trendy bars and stylish bistros
  • A thriving sports hub
  • Sprawling lawns and spacious homes

People & Lifestyle

Conveniently located within minutes of LAX, El Segundo is home to several state-of-the-art aviation firms, as well as numerous media, consulting, and technology companies. Perfect for both young professionals and those with a youthful spirit, El Segundo offers dynamic professional opportunities and a sense of laid-back, beachy fun. The easy drive to Santa Monica and Century City mean El Segundo serves as an ideal location for those working in and around LA.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The relaxed vibe in El Segundo lends itself to a stellar lineup of pubs and breweries perfect for celebrating the everyday wonder of living on the beach. Sausal offers Mexican cuisine with a California flair and a cozy, tavernesque setting, while the beer garden stands out at Rock and Brews scratch kitchen. California-Italian eatery Jame Enoteca is renowned for its hand-rolled pastas and seasonal fare, as well as exceptional wines and craft beer.
 
A long-established neighborhood favorite, Richmond Bar and Grill shines with an incredible menu of gastropub eats and a laid-back atmosphere, while The Slice and Pint is a vibrant bistro perfect for a relaxed dinner with friends. Stop by R6 Distillery to stock your home bar with award-winning spirits and LA’s first bourbon, or visit their Smoky Hollow Tasting and Taproom for a modern speakeasy experience and live music.
 

Things to Do

Every Thursday on Main Street, El Segundo Certified Farmers' Market dazzles with organic fruits and vegetables, fresh-baked goods, and artisanal cheeses. Fill your basket with gourmet prepared snacks and head to Candy Cane Park for an afternoon picnic with the kids. This charming green space is perfect for a relaxed lunch and a little playtime. From classic beauties to jaw-dropping speed racers, the Main Street Car Show is one of El Segundo’s best events. With a full lineup of performers and gourmet treats and some of the most coveted cars from every era, this summer festival features some of the city’s best restaurants and breweries.
 

Schools

El Segundo offers the highly-rated El Segundo Unified School District, which is home to several top educational opportunities, including:
 
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