Monterey Park

Monterey Park is in the San Gabriel Valley of Southern California.

20 things to do

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Ten Ren

Super famous tea shop in Taiwan. Their Monterey Park branch is located across the street from Bank of America close to the intersection of Garvey and Garfield. Everything is good and made to order, so you can specify less sugar, extra ice, etc.

DRINK   —  Map

Beard Papa

Great for freshly made cream puffs. Highly recommend those cream puffs but also the drinks, with great tea and coffee options, and you can add tapioca balls

DRINK   —  Map

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Around May 5 in Barnes Park. The day features a wide variety of entertainers, including Folklorico Dancers, Mariachis, and other traditional Mexican music.

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Barnes Park

The main park in the center of the city where many of the big events, like the 4th of July Celebration and May Days are held.

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Shaka's Restaurant

#D Monterey Park, CA 91754 Hawaiian restaurant and kind of like "The Max" for Mark Keppel High School students.

EAT   —  2300 Garfield Ave

Chinese New Year Festival

Usually takes place around January or February, depending on when the Chinese New Year falls for that year.

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Cherry Blossom Festival

A Japanese and Japanese American cultural festival that usually takes place in April in Barnes Park

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Wing Hop Fung

Tea, Tea sets, bowls and ceramics, Chinese herbs and ginseng of excellent quality.

BUY   —  Map

JJ's Cafe

A Monterey Park classic, old school Hong Kong style San Gabriel Valley cafe.

EAT   —  Map

Hong Kong Supermarket

Offers Asian snacks, groceries from Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.

BUY   —  Garfield Ave

Tak Shing Hong

Offers Chinese knick-knacks and is recommended for browsing.

BUY   —  Garvey Ave

Osho Sushi

Gorgeous inside, with authentic and super fresh sushi.

EAT   —  Chandler Ave

Sushi Sai

Recommended for their salmon skin salad.

EAT   —  Atlantic

99 Ranch Market

A Taiwanese-American chain

BUY   —  Map

Harmony Festival

Held in the fall

DO   —  Map

Mandarin Noodle House

Zagat rated.

EAT   —  Map

Empress Harbor

For dim-sum

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Shun Fat

BUY   —  Atlantic

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