Downtown El Cajon, California











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Things to do in El Cajon, California

Main Street of old Downtown El Cajon speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As El Cajon the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown El Cajon is the place to plan your wedding. You'll be spending a lot of time downtown as there are so many wonderful shops to find invitations, photographers, bakers, caterers and jewelers. Planning your wedding will be a breeze with so much support from local merchants to make a perfect and memorable day.

Downtown El Cajon brings a custom fit every time a shoe is bought locally. Nothing beats the hands on experience of shoe shopping to add to your collection of Men's, Women's and Children's shoes. Try them on, walk around and make sure you have the best fit as every manufacturer is a bit different on sizing.

Downtown El Cajon has several options for shopping for specialty food items that are not found in regular grocery stores. Shops tailored for "foodies" offer tastings of the products as well as scheduled culinary classes to perfect your skills. Shop for infused oils, salts and spices from around the World!

Downtown El Cajon hosts several events per year for your listening enjoyment but visit your piano shop to learn how to play and possibly purchase your grand, upright or digital piano. Don't forget the specialty work involved such as tuning and moving which are performed by skilled technicians.

Why do you love downtown?

Patricia Majewski
So quaint and fun!

Robby
High quality group of restaurants and wonderful shops! Authentic old fashioned down-town atmosphere brings it all together very well.

Tracy Hart
Just purchased a home nearby and am looking forward to shopping in the area

Kara Braud
Beautiful place!

Mary Loar
There are so many cute stores in Silverton. We are going on Thursday to shop and dine.

Restaurants in El Cajon, California


Annie Oakleys

638 Walsall Road
Downtown El Cajon



3 Amigos

220 East Madison Avenue
Downtown El Cajon



Ali Baba Restaurant

421 E Main Street
Downtown El Cajon



Big Daddy's One

829 Waterloo Avenue
Downtown El Cajon



Annette Elizabeth Legaspi

2584 Sawgrass St
Downtown El Cajon



Anthony Verzosa

1248 East Main St
Downtown El Cajon




Downtown El Cajon Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown El Cajon can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Always find a reason to email the front desk manager in hotels that you plan to visit again. Tell them what they did right and express your plans to stay again and ask what opportunities there might be for frequent discounts or upgrades on your next visits. If you become friends with the manager, you just might get the friends and family rate some day.

Most hotel offer a complimentary breakfast bar or even a full cafe meal with your choice of a full menu. Keep in mind that some offer nothing at all so it is a good idea to pack a few packets of instant oatmeal for a quick and easy meal before you head out for the day.

Other sources of noise can be opening and closing trash dumpsters and also during collection by garbage trucks. Another great question is if they have any renovation plans, or underway that could affect your ability to relax. Pack earplugs and eyeshades!