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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 has so many great reasons to shop downtown as local merchants have come together to offer a wide selection of artisan gifts and foods that you are sure to find something for everyone on your shopping list of gifts. Shopping options are plentiful and all inventory is hand selected by the shop owner and then yourself so you are sure to find something special that has your style and likes in mind.

Downtown El Cajon makes shopping for wine and other spirits easy by bringing an incredible collection sourced from local, regional well-known producers from around the World. Hit the wine tasting events and stock up on your favorite choice to be shipped home for your convenience.

Downtown El Cajon gives several options to find the right piece of art as it takes time and a diligent effort to get just the right piece. Shopping for art downtown is the best way to locate your next purchase.

Downtown El Cajon brings smiles by way of doughnuts and pastries made fresh daily for your enjoyment. Everyone has their favorite of course but having a variety of bakeries is what makes downtown so special. Fritters, scones and pies oh my!

Why do you love downtown?

Terri Simon
I love to dine at the Inn and to shop at specialty shops.

Gina Christ
Old time charm; friendly people

Darby
Visiting in July for the 1st time!

Debbie Kimpel
We are coming in August to visit . My husband is related to Esther, the town was named after. We would like to visit some Historial areas there and also visit the downtown area as well.

Dianna Branden
I love the quaint little boutiques.

Restaurants in El Cajon, California


Annie Oakleys

638 Walsall Road
Downtown El Cajon



Big Daddy's One

829 Waterloo Avenue
Downtown El Cajon



Ali Baba Restaurant

421 E Main Street
Downtown El Cajon



Anthony Verzosa

1248 East Main St
Downtown El Cajon



3 Amigos

220 East Madison Avenue
Downtown El Cajon



Annette Elizabeth Legaspi

2584 Sawgrass 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:

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!

Elevators are notorious for being a nuisance so ask to be roomed on the top floor and as far away as possible. Most hotels book nearby rooms last so hopefully they have availability elsewhere.

Policies vary on the availability of pet friendly rooms to it is wise to be open, honest and upfront during the booking process. You may find yourself kicked out or even paying a large deposit if you are not in a pet-friendly hotel and bring one anyway. New ADA laws are fuzzy though as service animals are not required to be documented and proprietors are legally not allowed to ask if the animal is a pet vs. a service animal.