Communities on the southern end of the city are closer to top conveniences-including restaurants.

Welcome to Duarte

Quiet, upscale suburban community with breathtaking mountain views
Peaceful, idyllic, and featuring a mix of urban and suburban neighborhoods, Duarte is a uniquely designed city. Sought-after and sophisticated, this area is perfect for those looking for a stunning home in a relatively private locale. The area currently has a population of 21,559 individuals and is situated in Los Angeles County. Duarte is located about 21 miles northeast of Los Angeles, and about 10 miles east of Pasadena.
As you explore the city, you’ll be greeted by a variety of residential neighborhoods. Communities on the southern end of the city are closer to top conveniences — including restaurants, shops, and other essential businesses. These neighborhoods are also located near the 210 and the 605. Further north, residential areas are much more quiet and private. Bordering the land that encompasses Mount Bliss, rural beauty can be found in your backyard.

What to Love

  • High-end homes
  • Serene neighborhoods
  • Mountain views — including Mt. Bliss
  • Fantastic schools

Local Lifestyle

Duarte is a highly-desirable place to live for a variety of reasons. First, the city is full of top amenities and conveniences. Exceptional schools, spaces for outdoor recreation, and a myriad of shops and restaurants are all steps from home. Additionally, those who commute to neighboring towns have no trouble with their drive. Pasadena, Los Angeles, and Glendale are easy to reach thanks to having access to the area’s major interstates. Overall, life for residents of Duarte is delightful.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Curious about the dining and shopping scene in Duarte? Get ready to be impressed by the fabulous selection of establishments that are located close to home.
If you are planning to eat at a local restaurant for your next meal, there are plenty of choices in the immediate vicinity. Locals always say positive things about the menu offerings at Max’s Mexican Cuisine, Young's Gourmet, Sweet Basil Pizza, J & A’s Cafe, Janet's Mediterranean Cuisine, Grano Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, and Route 66 Roadhouse & Tavern.
Have a lengthy to-do list? Accomplish everything on it without leaving Duarte.

Things to Do

In and around Duarte, there is ample to do for residents of all ages. Spend your off days basking in the sunny Southern California weather year-round.
Although located just south of the city, Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area is an impressive outdoor destination that is a must-see for all nature enthusiasts. Spanning 70 acres, this space features hiking trails, fishing on the lake, an educational nature center, and boat access.
Within the City of Duarte, there are plenty of places to check out in your leisure time. If you are looking to spend the day at a community park, Royal Oaks Park, Glenn Miller Park, and Encanto Park are great choices. Golfers are pleased to live minutes from the Rancho Duarte Golf Course — a nine-hole course with premier amenities. For the most adventurous of locals, make plans to conquer the summit of ​​Mt. Bliss.


Schools in Duarte have earned top marks at every grade level. One school has even earned a perfect ranking from GreatSchools.org.
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