33.9165° N, 117.9003° W

Welcome to Brea

Exceptionally suburban and buzzing with activity, Brea, California, is a small yet vibrant city southeast of Los Angeles. Here, you'll find the perfect mix of commercial and residential spaces, a large shopping district, and close access to the freeway. Visitors from all over come to Brea to experience its high-quality retail opportunities. Brea’s downtown area is walkable, charming, and full of character. Numerous beloved restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, and boutiques line its well-maintained streets. Brea’s real estate is eclectic and vast. Many newer developments built in the 1960s and 1970s are tucked along quiet and welcoming leafy streets with well-maintained lots.



What to Love

  • Excellent shopping scene
  • Close to the freeway
  • A buzzing downtown historic district 


Local Lifestyle 

Brea has an eclectic mix of luxury and suburban homes to meet every family and budget size. Each neighborhood has its own character and charm, from historic homes to newer builds. Residents love the area’s extensive shopping and dining scene, along with an easy commute to bigger cities. 


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Brea Mall is one of the city's most popular retail spots. This sprawling mall boasts a large number of nationally recognized retailers, restaurants, and specialty shops. The shopping scene here and along Imperial Highway is one-of-a-kind, and shoppers come from surrounding cities to shop at their favorite spots.


To escape the heat, locals frequent the Regal Edwards to catch the latest blockbuster hit. Here, the seats are plush and comfortable, and the snacks are delicious.


For an upscale dining experience, locals recommend the Old Brea Chop House, which serves mouthwatering steaks and fresh seafood dishes. The ambiance is perfect for a weekend date night, and the tomahawk steak is superb.


TAPS Fish House and Brewery serves sushi and Cajun seafood paired with craft beers in a modern, industrial space. Whether you stop by for happy hour drinks after work or Sunday morning brunch, you're certain to have a good time. The restaurant serves over 30 award-winning beers brewed on-site, and the wine list has received the Wine Spectator Magazine's Award of Excellence for five straight years. 


Things to Do

Brea is home to several excellent golf courses, including Brea Creek Golf Course, a beautiful 9-hole, par 29 golf course, and Birch Hills Golf Course, where you can enjoy a night-lit driving range. Both courses offer lessons, restaurant facilities, and tournament options. 


During the holiday season, the Brea Eagle Hills Christmas Lights transform the area into a holiday oasis with extraordinary light shows and a live nativity. 


Brea Sports Park is a local outdoor facility where youth sporting events take place. It's also equipped with a large playground and a footpath that winds around the 20-acre park.


Residents in Brea especially enjoy The Tracks at Brea Park, a four-mile-long trail that expands the length of the entire city. The paved trail facilitates a two-way bike path and a separate pedestrian footpath, with workout and bike stations peppered throughout the trail. 



The Brea Unified School District serves the community of Brea. Top-rated schools include:


  • Olinda Elementary School, Preschool to 5th Grade
  • Mariposa Elementary School, Preschool to 5th Grade
  • Brea Junior High School, Grades 6 through 8

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