Things to do in Claremont, California...
The beautiful town of Claremont, California has many "friendly places" to enjoy lunch, an evening out, or celebratory ice cream after a performance or hard day's work.
Our Favorite Shops
Boon Companion Toys - Part of the Claremont Village for over 30 years, Boon Companion remains a destination for both the young and the young at heart looking for a unique blend of hand picked toys, games, books and gifts to inspire, educate and entertain.
Our Favorite Restaurants
The Back Abbey - burgers, Belgian beer, salads, casual attire
Blaze Pizza - build your own pizzas
Tutti Mangia (dinner only) upscale Northern Italian cuisine
Saca's Mediterranean - casual Mediterranean food
Viva Madrid (dinner only but a favorite!) - Spanish/Tapas style food with sangria, gazpacho and festive atmosphere. casual.
Dr. Grubbs - best for lunch, this is a quick take-out place with good food for both adults and kids
Union on Yale - casual yet sophisticated food including pizzas for kids. Large patio!
Walter's - this place has almost any type of food your heart desires, from salads, to Afghan to Mexican. Large patio.
Casablanca - beautiful Middle Eastern restaurant with great food. Tip: try the garlic dip!
Aruffo's - mid range Italian food with many choices. Not casual attire.
Eureka! - burgers, beer, and the works. In a cool location of Claremont's Packing House, with many shops and cool things to view nearby
Some Crust Bakery - life-changing breakfast sandwiches, croissants and coffee. A must-try Claremont staple.
Le Pain Quotidien - nice lunch or breakfast spot with nice quiches, salads and coffee. Relaxing atmosphere in a town square.
Coffee Bean - in "new village", a nice way to relax
Starbucks - right in town center and also on Foothill Blvd (super close to campus)
Bert & Rocky's Cream Co - adorable old-school ice cream shoppe. Perfect after a long day or pick-me-up snack
a la minute - small batch local sourced ice cream
Health + Vegan Food Options
Loving Hut - vegan cuisine
Saca's Mediterranean - many vegetarian options
Other Claremont Shops
Directory of stores in downtown "Claremont Village" can be found here.