Grossmont Center is where local Shop & Dine

Phone: (619-465-0630)
5500 Grossmont Center Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942

Grossmont Center in East County

Grossmont Center is your one stop shop in La Mesa, offering a large variety of unique shops, restaurants, WalMart, Macy’s, Target and a Reading Cinemas 10-Plex. The award winning landscape with flowing fountains and outdoor seating throughout the mall creates a park-like setting. Grossmont Center is also pet-friendly. The center’s Information Booth offers directions to stores and restaurants, complimentary stroller and wheel chair rental, mall brochure with list of stores and map and information about fun family events happening at the center.

The Information booth is just one aspect of their fantastic customer service. Here you can get answers to your questions as well as pick up a handy brochure showing the locations of each of the stores. Also ask about special retailer coupons and offers, and fun family events happening at Grossmont Center.

Anchor Stores

Shoppers come here for their quality and selection in clothes, beauty products, houseware and home furnishings from great stores such as Macy’s, Target, Sports Authority and Walmart.

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Home Furnishings & Accessories

World Market (60) (619-466-2991) is well-known for affordable home decor from around the world. Baskets, pillows, candles, wine and foodstuffs are just some of the fascinating items you’ll find here.

Pier One Imports (1) (619-460-6760) From plates to vases to frames and more, Pier One’s distinctive, international and modern craftsman designs will delight the eye.

Anna’s Linens (61) (619-668-1204)
is the 14th largest retailer of home textiles and home decor items and features linens of all times.

Carpeteria (123) (619-460-5511) is dedicated to bringing unique flooring solutions and our own personal brand of service to the homes and businesses of San Diego.

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World Market
Pier One
Pier One

Anna’s Linens


Men & Women’s Apparel

Charlotte Russe (75) (619-462-2060) For young women’s casual to formal clothing, shoes to hats, it’s all here at this stylish yet affordable store.

M’s. Clothing (76) features casual, young, stylish attire with $9.99 and less pricing with new arrivals always available to keep you well-dressed.

PreVue Formal & Bridal (3) (619-589-2100) PreVue has the largest selection of formal and bridal dresses on the West coast. They also carry shoes and accessories and even have a full service bridal salon.

Styles for Less (63) carries casual, affordable women’s attire with lots of great accessories such as the most fabulous, Figure 8 scares, eye-catching jewelry, billowy fabrics. Don’t miss their “get it or regret it” sale for with choice items for $7, $9. Also carries plus sizes to 3X and size 26 in bottoms.

Wild Trendz (6) has cool trends for the young and young at heart. High fashion styles. Platform shoes, feminine looks with ruffles and semi-sheer fabrics, loads of accessories such as purses, hats, jewelry. new and resale.

Foot N Shoe (7) has a wide range of styles from Cross, Vans, Polo Ralph Lauren, Clarks, ProClub, Crocs, Adidas, Puma, Sorel, New Balance,Timberland and accessories such as sunglasses and skateborads from Oakley. New shipments weekly. Fire Wire, Right Pack, Big Student, Air Cure back packs. T shirts and hats from all your favorite sport teams.

Distinctions (34) (619-464-6686) is a store tha offers a great selection of women’s clothing, roomy dressing rooms and knowledgeable sales associates.

Famous Footwear (40) (619-469-8390) is the place to bag the hottest brands and the latest trends – so you feel like you’ve truly scored. Famous Footwear puts consumers and their needs first by targeting 3 strategic platforms – Healthy Living, Contemporary Fashion and Family. Brown Shoe’s more than 130 years of experience has lead to the design, sourcing and marketing of many well-known shoe brands, including Naturalizer, Dr. Scholl’s Shoes, LifeStride, Franco Sarto, Etienne Aigner, Avia and Ryka.

Payless ShoeSource (41) (619-461-0645) offers a wide range of trend-right and essential shoes and accessory items at affordable prices to help every family member look good every step of the way. Payless’ seasonal collection includes shoes for every need — dress, casual and athletic styles for women, men and kids, as well as special footwear like dance shoes, sport cleats, water socks and slip resistant footwear, among others.

Shades of California (E) (619-464-7500) Now open, offers a great selection of sunglasses.

Alpine Sportswear & Memorabilia (47) (619-750-3165) is celebrating over 20 years in business, offering the best custom screen printed and embroidered sportswear, corporate clothing & more.

Charlotte Russe
Charlotte Russe

Wild Trendz

PreVue Formal & Bridal


Jewelry Stores

Schiller Jewelers (87) (619-463-6625) Schiller carries beautiful jewelry for both men and women, from necklaces, rings, watches and more in classic and modern designs.

Claire’s (21) (619-698-0425) is one of the world’s leading specialty retailers of fashionable accessories and jewelry at affordable prices for young women, teens, tweens and girls ages 3 to 27.

Pierre’s Jewelers (83) (619-463-4072) is a popular local and family owned jewelry store that can meet all your needs.

Zales Jewelers (64) (619-463-6663) has a broad selection of classic and contemporary styles. Zales stores sell more diamond jewelry than any other jeweler in North America. In addition to diamond fashion jewelry, Zales offers gold, cultured pearls and an extensive wedding jewelry selection. In fact, it is the extensive bridal collection that represents the largest part of the chain’s business.

Jewelry Loft (33) (619-464-5637) is your neighborhood Jeweler and a perfect stop for your engagement ring and watch needs. Stop in and say Hi to owner, Juan, today.

Time Zone Clock & Watch Repair (85) (619-463-5880) are a popular place for fixing your clocks and watches.

Claire's Jewelry
Claire’s Jewelry
Pierre's Jewelry
Pierre’s Jewelry
Zales Jewelry
Zales Jewelry


Books, Cards, Gifts & Specialty Stores

CeramiCafé (77) (619-466-4800) Adults and kids of all ages can paint their own ceramics, even make a ceramic hand print. It’s creative and loads of fun.

Barnes & Noble (44)(619-667-2870) is the premier destination for books, eBooks, magazines, toys & games, music, DVD and Blu-ray, and related products and services.

Cynthia’s Hallmark (46) (619-465-8112) specializes in helping you celebrate the special occasions in your life and develop meaningful relationships with family and friends by offering a large variety of social expression & gift products. Their regular customers particularly value the innovative Hallmark card and gift wrap product along with the fun selection of gifts, home decor and collectible products.

Dollar Tree (126) (619-698-5321) features tons of items for the home all for just one dollar.

International Perfumes (G) (619-461-0622) offers a selection of perfumes at affordable prices.

Shavers & Small Appliances (37) (619-463-7855) offers a great selection of appliances and shaving related products.

Time Zone Clock & Watch Repair (85) (619-463.5880) sells and repairs clocks and watches.

Engraving Pros (23) (619-462-4730) will engrave any items you have.

Alpine Sportswear & Memorabilia (47) (619-750-3165) is celebrating over 20 years in business, offering the best custom screen printed and embroidered sportswear, corporate clothing & more.

CeramiCafe at Grossmont Center
Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Noble
Cynthia's Hallmark
Cynthia’s Hallmark


Health & Beauty Supply Stores

Avia Salon & Day Spa (73) (619-465-9323) This family-owned business has three generations of experience in the beauty industry. Pamper yourself with a massage, facial, manicure, body wrap or one of their many other services.

Bath & Body Works (22) (619-466-4780) This national company is well known for its great selection of scents and beauty products.

Spa & Co Nail Wine Bar (81) (619-337-0163) is a professional nail salon specializes in gel and shellac with a trendy style and overstuffed leather-look chairs along with the added pleasure of a glass of wine to indulge yourself while getting your nails done. Waxing as well.

CHUZE Fitness (120) (619-741-7600) is locally & family owned and operated, Chuze Fitness has a passion for providing a beautiful facility with great service at an unbelievable value.  Chuze Fitness currently has 7 clubs in San Diego County, including here at Grossmont Center.

Empire Beauty Supply (31) (619-461-6767) offers a vast selection, low prices and the personalized beauty and salon products.

Super Brows (36) (619-589-0732) is just the one-stop place to visit for your exclusive eyebrows & facial threading, and henna tattoo. Experience the most impeccable and personalized hair removal service in a very soothing ambiance! They also offer stylish Henna tattoos, a wonderful body art that’s perfect for your temporary tattoos for weddings,birthdays,showers,bat mitzvahs & private parties.

Fantastic Sam’s (49) (619-668-1179) salons have earned a reputation for providing quality hair care services for the entire family and they do a great job providing their guests with unexpected quality, service, and style, at a fantastic price.

Palace Herbal Spa (2) (619-858-776-8933) You don’t have to travel “a thousand Li” to experience the orient. Go in the Palace to transport you into an exotic world of Japanese decor and zen atmosphere, and get services from thier authentic Chinese Medicinal massage therapists.

Grossmont Nutrition & Gifts to Books, Cards & Gifts (89) (619-465-5225) A variety store with health-related goods, gifts and cards, and vitamins, supplements, and aromatherapy oils.

Grossmont Vision Optometry (51) (619-469-0131) is a popular La Mesa optometrist that offers professional eye care services for all of your vision and eye health needs.

Dr. Kevin Riggs provides a comprehensive eye exam including an accurate prescription for lenses or contacts – plus a thorough assessment of your eye health with screening for problems like cataracts and glaucoma, and treatment for dry eyes, eye infections and allergies.

Kids Hair Salon (124) (619-464-4466) specializes in first haircuts and special needs children. They take all ages from babies to adults. They also carry a variety of hair care products including Circle of Friends, Malibu Wellness Swimmers Action, Matrix, and ICE hair gel.

CVS/Pharmacy (129) (619-465-1011) is a dependable neighborhood drug store and pharmacy, with innovative prescription management features save you time and help keep your family healthier.

Paradise Nails & Spa (125) (619-469-8899) is a casual local day spa and nail salon, for all your nail polish and relaxation needs.

The Vitamin Shoppe (53) (619-667-3590) is a specialty retailer and direct marketer of nutritional products ranging from vitamins and minerals to nutritional supplements, herbs, sports nutrition formulas, homeopathic remedies, and health and beauty aids. In the United States, more than 150 million people take a dietary supplement every day. The Vitamin Shoppe is the first and only choice of people seeking to fulfill their health and wellness needs.

San Diego Yoga Center (130) (619-644-9642) is practiced in a heated room, to promote cellular metabolism, detoxification, and suppleness of the muscular system – all of which provides greater safety and health benefits to the student when doing the poses. The room is heated to make your stretching more pleasurable and effective.

Exclusive Salon (84) (619-292-4212) is a popular local salon in the mall.

Bath and Body Works

San Diego Yoga Center

Chuze Fitness


Dining & Restaurants

Grossmont Center has something to please any palate with thirteen dining choices and a garden food court, in addition to the 10-plex stadium-style seating, Reading Cinemas.

Popular and affordable restaurants include: Casa De Pico, Panera Bread, Rubio’s, Claim Jumper, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, Olive Garden, Fuddrucker’s, Red Lobster, Hooley’s Irish Pub and Grill, and two that provide a safe and fun atmosphere for kids, while parents relax, Chuck E. Cheese and Shakey’s Pizza.

Specialty merchants Starbucks (54), See’s Candies (5), Cold Stone Creamery (10), Jamba Juice (30) and Tutti Frutti Yogurt (38).

Casa de Pico (115) (619-463-3267). For over 30 years, this restaurant has been a favorite dining destination in Old Town, but it has relocated to Grossmont Center. Its new location continues the tradition of serving great Mexican specialties in a festive atmosphere.

Burgers, Fish and Fries (16) with its heart-shaped logo and front-end Ford Mustang roller skate diner car looking at you in the face makes it easy to find. It features hand-made burgers with a 100% Angus ground beef as well as fish and chips, hot dogs, chicken wings and veggie burgers. It’s a local favorite.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse (114) (619-589-7222) offers gourmet pizzas, delicious American cuisine and great beers on tap.

Claim Jumper Restaurant (116) (619-469-3927) specializes in very generous portions of steaks, seafood, pasta, sandwiches, burgers and more.

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant (122) (619-460-7221) is well known for their classic Italian specialties. Shakey’s Pizza (619-463-0700) is a great family restaurant offering pizzas, fried chicken, a buffet and their famous MoJo potatoes.

Maui Express (14) (619-6978678) features seafood, chicken, beef ribs a la Hawaiian barbecue and it’s open for lunch and dinner as well as catering.

Wetzel’s Pretzels (74) is a international chain with locations in 12 countries including 200 locations in the U.S. Their baked fresh daily, handrolled, totally twisted and fresh baked pretzels are loaded with lots of delicious flavors such as garlic, cheese and cinnamon.

Chuck E- Cheese (127) (619-698-3949) is famous for pizza and games, is a great place to host your sports team, daycare, youth group, scout or any other kids’ organizational event. Plan an event today

Fuddruckers (121) (619-589-6144) delivers a juicy masterpiece of a burger and you take it from there to Fuddruckers legendary Build Your Own® market fresh produce bar. It’s stocked full of sun-ripened tomatoes, hand-leafed lettuce, sliced onions, dill pickles, pico de gallo, Fudds cheese sauce and lots of other fantastic fixins – so go ahead, pile it high and make it all yours.

Hooley’s Irish Pub & Grill (72) (619-713-6900) captures the true magic of an authentic Irish Pub. From the polished brass whiskey still to the old church pews supporting the bar, all the interior was shipped from Ireland to Rancho San Diego. Ten years later, Hooleys in La Mesa was established, bringing a piece of old Ireland to the heart of Grossmont Center. Much of the decor and character also comes from the old country, which defines Hooleys as one of the premiere Irish Pubs in San Diego County.

Panda Express (24) (619-460-9090) provides delicious asian cuisine and a selection of appetizers and entrees for everyone.

Panera Bread (8) (619-464-4400) are bakers of bread, they make it daily fresh from the oven and offer a selection of bagels and other delicious treats for breakfast and lunch.

Red Lobster (119) (619-463-4449) is passionate about serving our guests great seafood. It’s why they go the extra mile to bring you the best dining experience possible. Their fishermen take pride in catching only the highest quality seafood, and the freshest fish. Their grill master’s expertly perfect flavors, cooking seafood and steak over a wood fire grill. And their servers pull out all the stops to make every dining experience feel extra special.

Rubio’s (55) (619-697-1287) is famous for offering hand-crafted fish tacos and fresh Mexican food for customers. Visit one of our restaurants today and enjoy a fish taco or sign up for the Rubio’s Beach Club for insider news and restaurant coupons.

Schlotzsky’s Deli (48) (619-469-0082) uses the highest quality ingredients to make the world’s best sandwich. Stop by for a cup o’ joe, The Original®, or a toasted wrap — you may be surprised by what you find.

Shakey’s Pizza (70) (619-463-0700)  has become synonymous with the World’s Greatest Pizza™ along with light-hearted slogans such as “You’ll have fun at Shakey’s, also pizza,” and “You can feed your face at any old place, but you can warm your heart at Shakey’s.”

Smart Kids Time (71) (619-644-8800) is an Indoor Children Learning Play Center that offers a series of parent/child activities devoted to the educational, emotional and social development of children. Great for meeting with friends and interacting with other parents, relaxing before or after shopping.

India Express (12) (619-667-6602) serves a great selection of classic and authentic Indian cusines.

Candy Paradise (15) (619-466-8118) has a wide selection of tasty candy for everyone.

Dante’s Pizza (11) (619-461-2235) has delicious pizza, pasta and salad.

Cold Stone Creamery (10) (619-697-6521) offers ice cream cakes, ice cream, yogurt and a large variety of items to mix in on a marble slab.

Candy Paradise (15) (619-466-8118) offers all the candy wanted by kids and families.

Changs Express (13) (619-464-3388) has a great selection of asian cuisine.

Greek Gyros (19) (619-463-5509) offers the best greek cuisine.

Maui Express (14) (619-697-8678) has a delicious selection of Hawaiian cuisine.

Villa’s Mexican Food (18) (619-337-3990) is a popular destination for Mexican cuisine.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

Casa de Pico

Beautiful Decor


Phones, Cameras & Electronics
If you’re looking for a new phone, camera or digital accessories, check out these popular shops at Grossmont Center:Express AT&T (39) (619-667-5636), AT&T My Wireless (82) (619-463-3049), Radio Shack (62) (619-465-4062), IF Digital (66) (619-461-5880), Sprint Store (71) (619-668-1100), Touch-Tel Wireless (B) (619-644-1871), Verizon Wireless (67) (619-644-2900).


Grossmont Center is home to four popular banks, which include:Bank of America (113) (619-667-5794), California Bank & Trust (117) (619-462-2800), Mission Federal Credit Union (4) (619-800-500-6328), Wells Fargo Bank (118) (619-461-8660).


When visiting the mall, there are popular services available which include:Mall Information Booth (619-465-0630), Gino’s Wide Shoes & Repair (52) (619-433-4466), Mall Management Office (50) (619-465-2900), U.S. Postal Service (128) (800-275-8777), 24-Hour Security (619- 954-6201) is located just outside the food court.


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