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La Monarca Bakery

1300 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90403

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  • The Butterfly Effect: La Monarca Kicks Off Cakes for a Cause
    4 years ago by Elina Shatkin

    This Saturday, La Monarca Bakery kicks off Cakes for a Cause, a three-month campaign aimed at preserving the habitat of the monarch butterfly, the bakery's namesake. Coinciding with the butterflies' annual northward migration in the...

  • La Monarca Soft Opens Today in Santa Monica
    4 years ago by Elina Shatkin

    Long awaited La Monarca, which we previewed last month, soft-opened its new Santa Monica location today -- in plenty of time to pick up a slice or maybe a whole Rosca de Reyes for Dia de la Candelaria on February 2nd. The popular ba...

  • Sneak Peek: La Monarca in Santa Monica
    4 years ago by Elina Shatkin

    The bakery named after the butterfly is about take flight -- all the way from Huntington Park to Santa Monica. As soon as La Monarca receives final approval from the city and passes the last health department inspection -- a week or...


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