Ten miles east of Downtown, Monterey Park boasts a thriving Chinese American community whose culture permeates to the core of the city. Distinguished by culinary prowess, Monterey Park brims with restaurants that infuse its wide boulevards with flavor. The city's cascading green spaces and convenient commercial centers provide citizens with plenty of options for everyday activity. Visit during a cultural holiday and you're in for a surprise—Monterey Park's quiet streets enliven with public parades and spirited festivals.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
On the Map
Monterey Park is bordered by Rosemead, Alhambra, San Gabriel, South San Gabriel, Montebello, East Los Angeles, and El Sereno
Multicultural In Monterey Park
Culinary Traditions In Monterey Park
Monterey Park has a heavy Chinese influence. Many come here to eat authentic cuisine from the various provinces, as well as shop for Chinese herbs, Asian foods, and the ever popular $15 foot massage. Large local Japanese and Vietnamese dining as well."
Monterey Park: A Street View
Weekends In Monterey Park
Residential In Monterey Park
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