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Fast Times At Ridgemont High “San Fernando Valley” Filming Locations

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Fast Times At Ridgemont High “San Fernando Valley” Filming Locations

Fast Times At Ridgemont High “San Fernando Valley” Filming Locations

Remember 1982? We had some of the best entertainment coming from Hollywood.


Hands down, the 1982 cult-classic Fast Times At Ridgemont High left it’s mark. Jeff Spacoli played by Sean Penn will be admired by teens, surfers, and stoners for generations.

The entire movie was filmed in about 20 locations all over the San Fernando Valley.

Here’s a list of the ones that are still around today.


Starting in the West Valley we find Brad & Stacy’s House on Welby Way. This is the actual home where Brad and Stacy lived and have a pool in the backyard. And that “little pool house” is actually still there in the backyard shown here on Zillow

view on google street: 24124 Welby Way West Hills, CA 91307


For location #2 we move to Santa Monica, California.


This is where we find Jeff Specoli unintentionally saving Brad‘s ass when he comes out the bathroom and stops a robbery in progress at the Mi-T-Mart Store. This unforgettable scene was filmed at a real Mi-T-Mart in Santa Monica, California

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google street view: 11852 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Update: Building is gone but as of January 2023, the sign is still there. 🙂


As it looked in 2013

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google street view: 11852 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

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For the next location we move to North Hollywood. This is where Rat & Stacy’s date was at The Old Heidelburg. This great scene was actually Barone’s in Valley Glen.

google street view: 13726 Oxnard St. Valley Glen, CA 91401


Remember when Brad and friend work at The All American Burger? The forth location on the tour is where Brad worked. This was a real located and it was located on San Vicente. To bad this is no longer a burger joint. In the 1990’s it was turned into a Coffee Bean and Tea location. 

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google street view: 11698 San Vicente Blvd Los Angeles, CA

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The Captain Hook’s Restaurant where Brad Hamilton worked was located in Northridge.

google street view: 8622 Balboa Boulevard, Northridge, California


In the next scene we see Brad making a delivery, when a girl in a Corvette pulls up and starts laughing at Brad’s costume. This cringy scene was filmed at the corner of White Oak and Chatsworth Street.

google street view: 17701 Chatsworth Street, Granada Hills, CA


For this section of locations we move to the east side of the Valley to Van Nuys.

On Van Nuys Blvd is where we find Spacoli and Jefferson’s little brother racing south on Van Nuys Blvd in Jefferson’s plush new Camaro, after they stole it.

In the pic below, If you look closely in the little picture, you can see the Southern California Gas Company located at 6550 Van Nuys Blvd in the background. This scene was filmed at the corner of Van Nuys Blvd and Haynes St.


Spacoli and Washington’s little brother crash the Camaro on Vose Street in Van Nuys at the corner.

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view on google street: 14530 Vose St Van Nuys, CA 91407

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Spacoli crashes the Camaro on Vose heading west from Van Nuys

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The construction site was located on the south side of of Vose St.

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In the next scene we see the trashed-Camaro parked in front of Ridgemont High School. The school used in this great scene is actually the old Van Nuys High School

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google street: 6535 Cedros Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91411

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Mike Damone’s apartment was located on Riverton Ave in North Hollywood.

5944 Riverton Avenue, North Hollywood, California


Behind The Scenes | It Was Filmed Here | Where Was It Filmed?

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‘Fast Time At Ridgemont High’

When: 08/13/1982, Universal Pictures

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold

First Published April 20, 2016, 21:25

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