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Grocery Stores, Ethnic Markets and Restaurants

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Grocery Stores

In most of grocery shops, you can find grocery products, wine, over-the-counter medicine (without a prescription), cigarettes, and magazines.  Von’s and Ralphs have also pharmacies.

Ralphs • 160 N. Lake Avenue, Pasadena (walking distance from Caltech)
Sprouts • 39 N. Rosemead Boulevard, Pasadena
Trader Joe's • 345 S. Lake Avenue, Pasadena (walking distance from Caltech)
Von’s • 155 California Boulevard, Pasadena
 • 845 E. California Boulevard, Pasadena (walking distance from Caltech)

More Gourmet
Whole Foods Market • 465 S. Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena
Gelson’s • 635 Foothill Boulevard, La Cañada Flintridge
Bristol Farms • 606 Fair Oaks, South Pasadena
Waldo Ward & Son • 273 East Highland Ave, Sierra Madre


Aldi • 2246 Lake Ave, Altadena, CA 91001 (also in Alhambra, CA 91801)
Costco • 2207 W. Commonwealth Avenue, Alhambra 91801
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market • 2270 Lake Ave, Altadena, CA 91001
Smart and Final • 3299 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena.

Farmer's Markets
Farmer's Markets bring in seasonally fresh, locally grown and organic products from local farms.  There are Farmer's Markets in Pasadena, South Pasadena, Alhambra, La Canada and Los Angeles

Local Organic Products and Ready to Eat Healthy Dinners (Home Delivery)
Farm Fresh to You 
Blue Apron

Fish Markets
Pasadena Fish Market • 181 E. Orange Grove Boulevard, Pasadena
Cameron Sea Food • 1978 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena
Fish King • 722 N. Glendale Avenue, Glendale
Yama Seafood • 911 W. Las Tunas Drive, San Gabriel 

Chronicle Wine Celler  • 919 E. California Blvd, Pasadena.
Mission Wines  • 1114 Mission Street, South Pasadena.
Mission Wine and Spirits  • 1785 E. Washington Blvd, Pasadena.
Colorado Wine Cie  • 2305 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles.


FrenchiFornia • 247 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena
Julienne • 2649 Mission Street, San Marino.
Le pain quotidien   • 88 West Colorado Blvd, Pasadena
Seed Bakery • 942 E washington Blvd, Pasadena

Nicole’s Market and Gourmet  • 921 Meridian Avenue, South Pasadena.
The Bea’s Knees Wine and Cheese   • 120 S. Raymond avenue, Pasadena.
Milkfarm   • 2106 Colorado Blvd, Eagle Rock.
The Cheesestore of Beverly Hills    • 419 N. Beverly Drive, Los Angeles.


Pasadena Food Tour   

Explore Old Pasadena Food Tasting Walking Tour with Meltingpottours


Ethnic Food Stores

Yinkus African & Caribbean Market • 869 E. Washington Boulevard, Pasadena

Good Food Market • 1876 E. Washington Boulevard, Pasadena
Family Groceries •1511 E. Washington Boulevard, Pasadena
Armen Market • 1873 Allen Ave, Pasadena

Bronzed Aussie. Delivery Apps only.Pre-ordered frozen pick-up or delivery available.Call (213) 243 0770 or email

Cali Mart • 1000 E. Valley Boulevard, Alhambra, CA
Hawaii Supermarket • 120 E. Valley Boulevard, San Gabriel
San Gabriel Superstore • 1635 S. San Gabriel Boulevard, San Gabriel • Tel: 626-280-9998

Supermercado Brazil • 10826 Venice Boulevard, Culver City

Ye Olde Kings Head • 132 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica
It also carries products from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa.

Central / South America
Alhambra Market • 2289 W. Main Street, Alhambra • Tel: 626-289-2766
Argentine Market • 1272 E. Villa Street, Pasadena • Tel: 626 449-0980
Vallarta Supermarket • 10950 Sherman Way, Burbank

Arcadia Supermarket • 645 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia • Tel: 626-447- 6282
99 Ranch Market • 140 W. Valley Boulevard, San Gabriel

European / Swedish Bakery
Berolina Bakery • 3421 Ocean View Boulevard, Glendale

Monsieur Marcel • Los Angeles Farmer's Market, 6333 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles
Nicole's Gourmet Foods • 921 Meridian Avenue, South Pasadena

Schreiner’s Fine Sausages • 3417 Ocean View Boulevard, Glendale

Papa Cristo's • 2771 W. Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles

Bhanu’s Indian Grocery & Cuisine • 7246 Rosemead Boulevard, San Gabriel
Indian Sweets and Spices • 3126 Los Feliz Boulevard, Los Angeles
Namaste Spiceland. 270 North Hill, Pasadena 91106.
Punjab Store • 1300 E. Main Street, Alhambra

Israeli (Kosher)
Cambridge Farms • 12431 Burbank Boulevard, Valley Village
Eilat Kosher Market • 8730 W Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles

Roma Market • 918 N. Lake Avenue, Pasadena
Claro's Italian Markets • 19 1/2 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia

Mitsuwa • 515 W. Las Tunas Drive, San Gabriel

Middle Eastern
A&S Market • 10867 W. Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles • Tel: 310-838-3771
Produce Land Market & Deli • 16137 Devonshire Street, Granada Hills • Tel: 818-891-0100
Super King Markets • 2260 N. Lincoln Avenue, Altadena
Sevan Meat Market (Halal) • 1315 E. Colorado Street, Glendale
Glendale Meat Market (Halal) • 400 S. Glendale Avenue, Glendale

Bangluck Market • 12980 Sherman Way, North Hollywood • Tel: 818-765-1088
Silom Supermarket • 5321 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles • Tel: 323-993-9000


Pasadena Weekly Dining 
LA Weekly Dining 
Zagat Online


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