There are many shopping centres of both tourist and economic importance in Tijuana. Here are some of the most significant:
Plaza Rio Tijuana: This is the most popular place for Americans who visit the city, being just a few steps from the San Ysidro port of entry. The plaza offers places to make purchases of all types. In the square are Commercial Mexicana supermarkets and department stores like Dorian’s prestige. The square has 2 cinemas; one with 15 rooms and the other with three VIP rooms, seats and other luxuries.
Insurgentes Macro Plaza: This plaza is the newest; with clothing stores, footwear, electronics, and a Wal-Mart Supercentre. There is also an MM Cinema, Applebees and a small kiosk selling bracelets and necklaces, amongst other things. The square is located next to the Parque Morelos, in the important intersection of Blvd Manuel J. Cloutier “Gato Bronco” and the insurgents Blvd.
Funny World Plaza: You can go shopping or have fun with the family on the rides. This place has everything from restaurants, cafes, bowling, video games, mini golf, go-karts, and even a cinema with 12 halls. It is situated beside the Via Rapida Poniente.
Plaza Agua Caliente: This is an exclusive shopping centre in which there are important and renowned restaurants, clothing stores, shoe stores and a gym. The square is internationally renowned for its beauty clinics and doctors, it is located on Agua Caliente Blvd.
Monarch Plaza: This is a modern plaza with restaurants, cafes, clothing stores, shoe stores, perfumes, and even a furniture store. There is also a cinema with 15 halls. The plaza is located on the Blvd Manuel J. Clouthier.
Carrousel Plaza: This is a place with nearly 50 shops, from large department stores to small local businesses. It is located in Diaz Ordaz Blvd.
Overview of the Rio Zone, the main shopping area and financial centre of the city. Coronado Plaza is located in Playas de Tijuana and has cinemas, banks and small local where you offer different types of gifts, located in Loma Bonita Plaza Colonia Loma Bonita North Swap Meet near the Founders. Visit MMCinemas, the area of food and exclusive Zukky Cafe – Internet, furniture Imagine, Calimax Eagle, currency exchange, laundry, and pharmacy, among other attractive businesses.
Oasis Plaza Blvd Located in the new 2000 square, has shops like FAMSA, Commercial Mexicana, Peter Piper Pizza restaurants and more. It has a modern cinema situated in one of the colonies further away from the river area, which modernises the “East Zone” in Tijuana.
El Dorado Plaza: Located in the Fraccionamiento El Dorado, with stores such as Super Act, Coppel, and many commercial premises, and signifies the upgrade and modernisation of the East Zone of Tijuana.
Upcoming Galleries Hipodromo located on Agua Caliente Blvd at one side of the Agua Caliente Racetrack with stores like Wal-Mart, Cinepolis, Cinepolis VIP and Starbucks Coffee.