Welcome to Mountain View
Family-friendly yet lively Silicon Valley community.
Mountain View is a bustling yet family-oriented community in the heart of Silicon Valley. The town is a great fit not only for families but urban professionals who work at the nearby tech campuses of Google, Intuit, and LinkedIn, as well as a host of other industry flagship offices that call Mountain View home. The dining, shopping, and entertainment has an urban energy that does not take away from the calm of the residential areas.
What to Love
- The fun downtown area with contemporary dining and shops
- Great schools
- Upscale real estate for families and singles
- Close to major professional tech campuses like Google and LinkedIn
Couples, singles, and families can all enjoy the lifestyle in Mountain View. Many major industries have a home office in Mountain View. Luxury, single-family homes are abundant, but there are also upscale condominiums and townhouses for smaller households. The downtown area is a concentrated pocket of shops and businesses that offer appealing accommodations. The San Francisco Bay
and Big Basin State Park
are both close to Mountain View for refreshing outdoor resources.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Mountain View has an abundance of international dining options. Cascal
is a popular choice for Pan-Latin cuisine in an upbeat, colorful environment. Their house specialties like Cuban Roast Pork and Asado are bursting with flavor. Cascal is one of the few places you can get authentic Paella, a dish that is painstakingly made with luxurious ingredients and unique tastes. Their wine list is a vibrant collection of Latin wines perfectly curated to match the food menu. For more international flavors, there is Bushido,
the proclaimed “best Japanese restaurant in Silicon Valley.” The kitchen is run by a Yokohama native, Chef Iwao Suzuki, who brings an artful flair to the sushi and dishes of this authentic eating experience.
For American fare, Eureka!
, named clev is erly as an ode to the scientific community in Silicon Valley, is an All-American gastropub with artisan eats and craft beers. This chic but inviting dining room is a wonderful place to get bar side favorites like nachos and sip on top-quality libations.
Mountain View has the unique benefit of a quaint downtown
area with lots of independent boutiques, restaurants, and experiences. From nail salons to the bakeries, there is always something new to do in this bustling area.
Things to Do
Mountain View has a lively urban landscape of activities while maintaining the peaceful, suburban feel. The Shoreline Amphitheatre
is a popular destination for large venue shows. They host big names like Halsey and Jack White, so residents do not have to leave town to see a hot-ticket American tour. For more cultural entertainment, there is the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
. This beautiful, three-theater complex hosts plays as well as community events and concerts. They are currently running August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean, and a Teen Open Mic Night, along with a full schedule of entertainment the whole family will enjoy.
Beyond the arts and culture of Mountain View, the natural landscape has a wealth of outdoor recreation for residents to enjoy. The Shoreline Golf Links
is a course of dreams with views of the San Francisco Bay and 18 holes next to a famed bird sanctuary. Their full bar and dining room is the perfect place to unwind after enjoying 18 holes. If something wilder is what you are looking for, the Rancho San Antonio County Park & Open Space Preserve
is a green and rolling space to enjoy the tranquility of nature while hiking. Of course, there are few more entertaining ways to connect with nature than a good farmers' market. The Mountain View Farmers Market
opens its stalls every Sunday year-round for fresh, in-season produce.