Downtown, Alhambra, CA

Downtown Neighborhood Guide Alhambra, CA



Downtown Alhambra, California is a vibrant, lively neighborhood known for its diverse mix of retail, dining, and entertainment options. Nestled between Interstate 10 and Highway 710, the area provides excellent connectivity to the rest of Southern California. The neighborhood is known for the historic Alhambra Theater and the Alhambra Renaissance Plaza Shopping Center. Its tree-lined Main Street is home to an array of unique shops, restaurants, and bustling nightlife.

What You Will Love About Downtown, Alhambra, California:/

  • The neighborhood's diverse culinary scene ranging from authentic Asian restaurants to cozy American diners will take your taste buds on a global journey.
  • The frequent local events such as the Downtown Alhambra Farmer's Market and the Summer Jubilee music and food festival add a charming community vibe.
  • Alhambra's vibrant nightlife, anchored by movie theaters and unique cocktail bars, keeps the neighborhood lively and entertaining after sunset.

What’s Nearby:

Downtown Alhambra is within driving distance to downtown Los Angeles, making it a convenient location for commuting and exploring the city's abundant attractions. Closer to home, you'll find The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens just to the East in San Marino.


Life in Downtown Alhambra is a blend of suburban ease and urban excitement. The lifestyle is marked by engaging community events, a wide variety of shopping and dining experiences, and easy access to outdoor activities in the nearby parks and gardens. Its proximity to Los Angeles also provides opportunities for work or leisure in the city.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 363 restaurants, 61 grocery stores, and 28 parks within a mile of the Downtown neighborhood.

    Robust Food Trading

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    200 S Garfield Ave

    Sprouts Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    150 E Main St

    Pacific Plaza

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.2 miles

    300 W Main St

    Good Fortune Super Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    300 W Main St

    The Home Goods on Main

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.2 miles

    215 E Main St

    99 Ranch Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Supermarket, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    345 E Main St

Downtown Apartments and Rentals

76 Rental properties in Downtown, Alhambra, CA.

  • Atlantic Times Square property


    Atlantic Times Square

    2–3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1384–1939 Sqft

    Available 12/31

  • South Olive Apartments property


    South Olive Apartments

    Studio–1 Beds • 1 Bath

    350–850 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • 88 at Alhambra Place property


    88 at Alhambra Place

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    575–1398 Sqft

    8 Units Available

  • Almansor Villa property


    Almansor Villa

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    632–1105 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • 1540 New Ave #C property


    1540 New Ave #C

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

    1252 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 121 E Alhambra Rd #B property


    121 E Alhambra Rd #B

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1160 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Downtown Transportation

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Molly Mason Voice Studio


401 E Bay State St

Five Stars Transport And Accommodation


1206 N Stoneman Ave


Downtown Schools

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