Whether looking for a gift, an accent piece for your home, or the best place to shop for groceries, Monrovia is home to a multitude of retailers. From locally-owned shops to nationally recognized brands, you can check off everything from your shopping list without leaving the city.
While shopping is abundant, equally impressive is the number of delicious restaurants scattered throughout Monrovia. No matter what you are craving, the city boasts a great mix of international and traditional American fare. You can discover everything you need with an easy stroll along Myrtle Avenue in Old Town, including an array of fashionable pubs, family eats, and fine dining.
Monrovia’s embrace of the past is perhaps best illustrated by the award-winning downtown. Considered by the community to be the heart of the city, Old Town Monrovia offers residents and visitors alike a unique experience that you will be hard-pressed to find elsewhere in Southern California. With its historic buildings, exciting dining options, and unique blend of boutique shops that offer everything from vinyl records to handmade wooden toys, Old Town offers a spectacular environment that blends small-town charm with big-city amenities.
The newly renovated Monrovia Landing Shopping Center offers a TJ Maxx, HomeGoods, and Ulta Beauty*. There is also a Michael’s for any crafts needs. Just down the road on Huntington Drive, the Huntington Oaks Center offers residents and visitors a variety of options, including Trader Joe’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, Kirkland’s, Panera Bread, Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches, and Chipotle Mexican Grill, to name just a few.
Looking to buy a new or previously car? Monrovia has numerous auto dealerships with many brands, such as Subaru, Honda, and BMW. And for those who just need to repair a vehicle, O’Reilly Auto Parts is conveniently located in Monrovia.
The Monrovia Chamber of Commerce, along with its community partners, encourages residents to shop local by “putting your money where your house is.” In doing so, tax dollars are kept local, which goes a long way in sustaining Monrovia’s high quality of life.