San Gabriel is a sunny city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States of America. The city grew and was named after Mission San Gabriel Arcangel and its "father" was Junipero Serra. San Gabriel was established in 1852 and was incorporated in the early 20th century, in 1913. The motto of San Gabriel is "A City with a Mission" and is also named the "Birthplace of Los Angeles". In present, San Gabriel has an area of 4 square miles and a population of no more than 40.000 residents. Famous natives or residents of San Gabriel include comedian Curly Howard, last Mexican governor of the state - Pio Pico and football player Kurt Fredrick Vollers.
San Gabriel Historical Museum is a beautiful museum located within the area of the city. The museum depicts the tempestuous history of the city that was settled in this war ravaged area of California. An important theme of the attraction is the Mission San Gabriel Arcangel, the starting point in the process of the forming of the city of San Gabriel.
Claro's Italian Market is an important shopping place for locals of San Gabriel. Finding fresh and natural fruits and vegetables is a really simple thing to do in San Gabriel because of this great market. If you want to visit it and to taste some of the products, you can easily find it at 1003 East Valley Boulevard.
Petrillo's Pizza is a pizza place downtown San Gabriel. The Italian food is amazing and the staff is very friendly and welcoming. Our recommendation is to try what kind of pizza you want but with extra cheese and pepperoni, to acquire a new and intense flavor.
Armando's Restaurant is situated in a central area of San Gabriel. The food is always fresh and well cooked and the prices are low. The specialty of the house - fish tacos are more than delicious.