Economic Development

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  1. Joe Torres

    Joseph Torres

    Economic Development Manager
    Phone: 626-307-1314

Free Webinar:  Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 9:00 am


Join us and learn how your restaurant can receive a federal grant of up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per location.

This funding is a grant opportunity (not a loan).  Awardees will not be required to repay funds based on certain conditions.

This webinar is available in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Vietnamese, Thai, and Korean.


Presented by the City of Monterey Park with a special guest speaker from the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Los Angeles District Office.


Access to Restaurant Grants During COVID-19

  • Join us on Tuesday, May 4, at 9:00 am for an exclusive webinar for Monterey Park businesses.
  • Learn how to apply for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant.
  • Up to $5 million or $10 million grants will be available for restaurants, bars, and other food establishments.


Webinar:    How to Apply for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

                      (Available in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Vietnamese, Thai, and Korean)

Date:          Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Time:          9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.



To Register, please Click Here

(Please specify your preferred language when registering.)


For more information:

City of Monterey Park Economic Development

(626) 307-1314 or email


The Help for Small Business webinar series is hosted by the City of Monterey Park.  The free webinars provide Monterey Park businesses with the information and resources they need to help weather the COVID-19 crisis.



October 14, 2020 Webinar:  Access to Business Funding During COVID-19

Thank you for attending the City of Monterey Park “Access to Business Funding During COVID-19” webinar, October 14.  We hope our virtual gathering provided you and your business with useful and practical information.

Below are the links to the presentation slides.  If you have additional questions for our panelists, please email

LA COVID Recovery Fund Business Grants

Monterey Park Small Business Assistance Programs

All the information regarding the SBA programs can be found on

For SBA Funding program specifics, please visit

Additionally, local free resource partner information including Small Business Development Centers, Women Business Centers, and other local assistance resources can be found on

We hope to see you at our next webinar.

Dine Outdoor Monterey Park

Support Monterey Park's local restaurants and eateries open for Outdoor Dining during COVID-19.

Contact locations for Outdoor Dining Hours. 

  • ABC Café 626-573-0718
  • Mariscos La Villa Tepeyac 626-572-7245
  • Alice's Kitchen 626-898-1828
  • Shau May Restaurant 626-571-2727
  • Atlantic Seafood Restaurant 626-872-0388
  • Mr. Sheng Spicy House Inc. 626-537-1046
  • Boiling Point Restaurant (S.CA) Inc.  626-288-9876
  • NBC Seafood Restaurant 626-282-2323
  • Brew Kitchen Bar 323-530-0218  
  • No. 1 Charcoal BBQ 626-281-5288
  • Brother's BBQ Club Inc. 626-500-6115
  • Noodle Harmony 626-656-6562
  • Buffalo Wild Wings #733, 818-237-9944
  • OK Cafe 626 289-7788
  • Capital Seafood 626-282-3318
  • Ravello Osteria  323-722-7600
  • DA Crunch DBA The Venice Room 323-722-3075
  • Sam Tseng BBQ Shop 626-289-4858
  • Daikokuya Monterey Park  626-570-1930
  • Seoraksan Charcoal Chinese BBQ Restaurant Inc. 626-872-0266
  • Fengwei Kebab, Inc.  626-307-7405
  • Shen Xian Hot Pot, Inc. 626-576-8028
  • Fortune No. 1 626-569-9592
  • Shina No Yoru 323-720-9093
  • Garage Kitchen Inc. 626-573-9088
  • Shinano Restaurant 626-457-8826
  • Guan Dong Da Yuan 626-545-5555
  • Sushi Sai (626) 300-8495
  • Hot Pot Hot Pot 626-282-1089
  • Szechwan 626-288-2218
  • International House of Pancakes 323-887-1111
  • Tang Gong Restaurant 626-888-5188
  • Jay’s Pizza 323-724-4324
  • Thai House 323-726-2340
  • JJ Café 626-280-3833
  • T-Kebob 626-656-6950
  • Kim Kee Noodle Café  626-307-8849
  • Tommy's Restaurant 323-721-7122
  • Kim Tar Seafood Restaurant 626-307-9139
  • Xinjiang BBQ 626-288-3988
  • King Charcoal BBQ 626-552-1471
  • Yi Kebab Bar 626-656-6162
  • Mandarin Noodle House 626-570-9795
  • Yoma Myanmar Restaurant 626-280-8655
  • Marie Callender's 626-281-9548
  • 0410 Music Barbecue Bar 626-476-5139

Temporary Outdoor Dining Permit Program to Help Increase Business  

Outdoor dining helps restaurants increase patronage while also adhering to Health Order requirements.

To assist restaurants’ transition to outdoor dining, effective immediately the City of Monterey Park is facilitating and accelerating a new Temporary Outdoor Dining Permit program, as part of the City’s Business Recovery Program, to allow expanded outdoor dining for restaurants citywide.  To help restaurants in Monterey Park get back on their feet after the Coronavirus-induced shutdown, the City has waived its fee for outdoor dining and substantially shortened the processing time for application.  Restaurants can now obtain a Temporary Outdoor Dining Permit to use public right-of-ways including, for example, sidewalks and public parking lots in as little as two to three business days.

Restaurants may also use private property, such as parking lots, for outdoor dining.  The same application for outdoor dining on sidewalks and public parking spaces applies to the use of private property.

Quick Links

For more information about the permit process/application, please contact:

Joseph Torres, Economic Development Manager
Phone: 626-307-1314

What We Do

The Economic Development Division serves several functions. In keeping with our responsibility to market the City and attract, assist, and retain businesses, we :

  • help business owners navigate the business creation process,
  • conduct outreach within the business community to identify the needs and concerns of local business owners,
  • identify and create programs to assist local businesses,
  • locate underused commercial properties and work with owners and leasing agents to help them find the right tenants,
  • market and promote the City at networking events like the International Council of Shopping Centers conference to attract high-profile tenants,
  • manage the lease and sale of City-owned properties, and
  • act as liaison to the Business Improvement District.

Who We Are

The Economic Development Division stimulates economic activity by creating and administering programs designed to support local businesses, develop quality commercial corridors, provide affordable housing, supply community services, and enhance neighborhoods.

For questions regarding business assistance or site location please contact Joseph Torres, our Economic Development Manager.

Phone: 626-307-1314

Email Joseph Torres

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Strategic Location

Three major freeways (the 10, 710, and 60) give Monterey Park excellent access to the rest of LA County. Its central location provides the foundation for tourism and commerce within the City.

City Hall is:

  • 8.5 miles from Union Station in LA
  • 25.6 miles from LAX
  • 26.2 miles from the Port of Long Beach
  • 21.5 miles from Burbank Airport

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