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Things to do in La Cañada Flintridge

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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“Beautiful gardens. Be sure to visit the redwood forest and buy tickets for the children's train ride if you have small ones. ”
  • 84 locals recommend
Transportation
“They have a location in Pasadena and Altadena, both in close proximity. Ideal for a site visit or for those with jobs, internships or independent contracts with the company. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
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“Authentic Homemade Mexican Food. The Margaritas are worth trying. A mom and pop place located in nearby Montrose.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
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“adorable town with lots to do on the min strip and unique shops and good eateries. A charming small town vib. The black cow has amazing scones and other baked goods.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Cinema
“Closest movie theaters. Lazy-boy lean back back leather chairs for everyone!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This place is great for breakfast, has a large selection of food items and the quirky atmosphere makes it one of my favorite local spots. Try the pancakes!”
  • 10 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great local bar in Montrose, the little town down the hill, about 10 min. Nice vibe, they do have some snacks, wings etc, NOT a dive. Nice place...”
  • 7 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Nice local spot for a drink. The food is good. You can eat in the bar area or they have table seating. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“This is a high-end Ralph’s. Besides all the basics, this store has sushi, a deli counter and a gourmet cheese counter. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Classic Steakhouse. Dine at the Bar. Australian Lobster Tail, and Ribeye with some solid Cali Cabs. Friendly and Casual with a homemade coconut cream pie as a finisher.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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“It's small and French, so the coffee is terrific and the pastries divine. They also do dinner Thursday through Saturday nights, although I haven't tried it. They offer traditional French bistro fare without the snootiness.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Descanso is a beautiful garden with trails, food, events, and mini-train that runs on the weekend. Parts of Descanso feel like a wilderness nature trail, and parts are more garden-like. There is a huge Camellia garden, a beautiful rose garden, and a pine forest. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Large selections of Breads and Pastries. Everyday they make their own breads and the pastries. Nice and quite neighborhood hang out. I highly recommend the place for a nice breakfast or lunch! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Route
“Less crowded then the Huntington Botanical Gardens, Descanso is a lovely place to enjoy an afternoon. Boasts the largest Camellia collection in North America, Japanese Garden, Roses, fun for kids!”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Authentic Homemade Mexican Food. The Margaritas are worth trying. A mom and pop place located in nearby Montrose.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place is great for breakfast, has a large selection of food items and the quirky atmosphere makes it one of my favorite local spots. Try the pancakes!”
  • 10 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Great local bar in Montrose, the little town down the hill, about 10 min. Nice vibe, they do have some snacks, wings etc, NOT a dive. Nice place...”
  • 7 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Nice local spot for a drink. The food is good. You can eat in the bar area or they have table seating. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Classic Steakhouse. Dine at the Bar. Australian Lobster Tail, and Ribeye with some solid Cali Cabs. Friendly and Casual with a homemade coconut cream pie as a finisher.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Very good Chinese food, fresh and delicious. Good service and good menu selection.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“This is the only place we eat sushi in the Montrose/LaCrescenta area. Great choices at excellent prices.”
  • 5 locals recommend

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