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Morgan Hill is a city in Santa Clara County, California, at the southern tip of Silicon Valley, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Morgan Hill is primarily an affluent residential community for Silicon Valley, as well as the seat for several high-tech companies.

Get in[edit]

Morgan Hill sits astride US 101, a major north-south highway that spans the Pacific coast from San Diego to Seattle. Commercial air service is via Mineta San Jose International Airport, approximately 20 miles to the north. Morgan Hill also is connected to San Jose and San Francisco by Caltrain service, but only during peak commute hours. Time Table

Get around[edit]

Santa Clara Valley bus service schedule[dead link].


  • Henry Coe State Park. Is the largest state park in northern California. It is open year-round for hikers, mountain bikers, backpackers, equestrians, car campers, picnickers, and photographers.
  • Anderson Lake County Park, 19245 Malaguerra Ave, +1 408 779-3634. Park office:. It is great for hiking, running, biking, and skating on paved trails. The lake is open for boating and fishing. Jet-ski's and float tubes are permitted.


Wineries & Vineyards[edit]


  • Cinelux theaters (Off of Tennant Street, between Monterey and 101).


Shopping areas include downtown and the Cochrane area.


  • Aoi Japanese Restaurant, 35 East Main Ave, +1 408 776-7763. Authentic Japanese food and the service is even true Japanese style.
  • Betsy's Restaurant & Lounge, 650 Tennant Station (in the bowling alley), +1 408 779-3721. Great food and some of the best prime rib served on weekends.
  • China Orchid, 16715 Monterey St, +1 408 776-1714. Chinese food.
  • China Star, 233 West Main Av, +1 408 778-9898. Chinese food. good food and nice atmosphere.
  • La Choza Taqueria, 17865 Monterey St #F (corner of Wright St), +1 408 782-7873. Mexican food.
  • The Capri, 18625 Monterey St, +1 408 778-5642. Used to be a hot spot in the 50s as a restaurant, place to dance, and a bar. The Capri was closed and has been the host to many different restaurants. Later it was turned into a Mexican restaurant called "El Capri". After El Capri closed a single taco cart going by the same name sat outside the vacant building until they moved to San Martin (just south of Morgan Hill on Monterey Rd.). Now the building that once was a hot spot in the 50s where people went to dance, drink and eat(such as my grandparents), it sits vacant. This historic landmark is certainly an eye catcher and is sad to see it not being used.
  • El Toro Brewery (corner of Main and Monterey).
  • Flying Dragon, 17340 Monterey St, +1 408 779-6296. Chinese food.
  • Golden China, 16925 Monterey St, +1 408 778-1878. Chinese food. Also includes free eggroll. Cheap.
  • Golden Oak, 16695 Condit Rd, +1 408 779-8085. Upscale American cuisine.
  • Aoi, 35 East Main Av, +1 408 776-7763. Excellent Japanese food.
  • Izakaya, 17415 Monterey St, +1 408 778-0505. Japanese.
  • Just Breakfast, 17415 Monterey St, +1 408 779-7044. Long established diner downtown. Breakfast is specialty but other foods are served.
  • Maurizio's, 25 E. First St, +1 408 782-7550. Italian cuisine & seafood.
  • Moon's Kitchen, 16985 Monterey St, +1 408 778-3883. Asian cuisine.
  • Peking, 92 E 2nd St, +1 408 779-0333. Chinese cuisine.
  • Pink Elephant Bakery #2, 16925 Monterey St, +1 408 778-9088. Bakery specializing in Mexican baked goods.
  • Rosy's at the Beach, 17320 Monterey St, +1 408 778-0551. California cuisine; seafood.
  • Sinaloa Cafe, 17535 Monterey Highway, +1 408 779-9740. Mexican cuisine.
  • Taqueria El Grullense, 16760 Monterey St, +1 408 779-9063. Mexican food.
  • Mr. Falafel, 17455 Monterey St (Downtown Morgan Hill), +1 408 778-7777. 11AM-10PM. Mediterranean and Vegetarian food prepared to order. Sharwma, Kefta Kabob, Hummus, Baba Ganoush and tabbouleh salads.


  • Boxseat Sports Grill, 15650 Vineyard Blvd, Suite F, +1 408 778-7102.
  • El Toro Brewing Co, 17370 Hill Rd, +1 408 778-2739. Moved to Main and Monterey in 2007.


Stay safe[edit]

Be careful to check for ticks after hiking in fields in the bay area. There is a high rate of lyme disease transmission in the Bay Area. If a bulls' eye rash develops at the tick bite site, immediately seek medical help and treatment with antibiotics.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Morgan Hill
San Jose  N US 101.svg S  Gilroy

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