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Not to be confused with the Brentwood district in Los Angeles.

Brentwood is an affluent, suburban city in eastern Contra Costa County, California with a popular downtown for visitors coming from the Sacramento Valley to the county. It serves as one of the gateways to the East Bay, along with Discovery Bay, Livermore and Byron. Many in the city are commuters.

Get in[edit]

Map of Brentwood (California)

Highway 4 passes through the western and southern edges of Brentwood. Follow signs to get to downtown Brentwood. A BART station is planned to be finished in the next decade or so, but as of 2016, there is no train service to Brentwood.

Get around[edit]

By taxi[edit]

Taxi service is available, but on a much reduced scale as compared to major cities and you won't be able to hail a cab; it is necessary to call and arrange for a taxi to pick you up. Rates are fixed by city ordinance and do not vary among companies.



  • DC's Extraordinary Cherries, 22012 Marsh Creek Rd, +1 925 516-4495. A cherry farm where you go out and pick cherries, check to see if the cherries are in season though.
  • The Rave, 2625 Sand Creek Rd, +1 925 809-0030. Located in The Streets shopping mall area, has plenty of parking and is a newer 14 screen movie theater
  • Delta Cinema, 641 1st St, +1 925 240-7335. Small two screen movie theatere


  • The Streets. Huge newer shopping mall to spend the day shopping or eating.


  • John's Ice Cream, 6660 Lone Tree Way, +1 925 516-7301. Homemade ice cream and one dollar scoops of hefty portions of ice cream.
  • Kinders, 5411 Lone Tree Way #110, +1 925 308-7997. Known locally as one of the best places to get a great sandwich, local to Northern California with over a dozen franchises so far.
  • Diger's Diner, 2261 Balfour Rd, +1 925 240-8958. Family owned local American style diner, known locally as having some of the best burgers.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Brentwood
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