Visit Midtown Concord for some unexpected treats

Visit Midtown Concord for some unexpected treats

Visit Midtown Concord for some unexpected treats
Locals will recognize the signature eucalyptus in the El Monte shopping center, just one site in Concord’s Midtown neighborhood, bustling with new businesses. (Photo Tamara Steiner/The Pioneer)

Melissa Rea Concord ChamberCONCORD, CA (Feb. 22, 2022) — Midtown Concord, which runs along Clayton Road, has new businesses that are making names for themselves.

Not only is Midtown bustling with a variety of businesses, but many Concord residents also call it home.

Frickin’ Fried is one of Midtown’s newest restaurants offering all things fried, and your tastebuds will not be disappointed. The mac and cheese bites and fried Oreos are a must. Follow them on Instagram @frickin_fried to see specials and pictures of their food.

If you or your kids are looking to keep active and have fun at the same time, One Tribe Martial Arts Academy offers a variety of classes for all ages that combine traditional Kung Fu with modern kickboxing and teaching methods. The classes are also a great tool to teach confidence, respect and discipline.

With spring around the corner, many may be considering a backyard makeover to enjoy throughout the year. Atlas Pavers is a Diamond-Certified hardscaping contractor specializing in installing pavers for patios, outdoor kitchens and more. You can visit their showroom on Clayton Road, right at the beginning of Midtown, to choose the perfect pavers for your home.

Meanwhile, Trumark Homes will be adding 70 luxury townhomes on Penny Lane, located directly off Clayton Road. These three-story townhomes will be 1,600-2,400 sq. ft. with floorplans of three and four bedrooms. This community will be a great addition to Midtown and is in walking distance to great restaurants, like Frickin’ Fried.

Concord is an expansive city with a variety of neighborhoods to explore. Places like the downtown or Diamond Boulevard are popular to visit, but you will also find hidden gems in Midtown that may become your new favorite spots.

For more information regarding the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, call 925-685-1181, visit or stop by the office at 2280 Diamond Blvd., Suite 200.