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San Ramon

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For other places with the same name, see San Ramon (disambiguation).

San Ramon is in the southwest part of Contra Costa County in the Bay Area of California. It is the hometown of the cartoon character Dilbert.

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There are multiple highways in the San Ramon area including interstates 80, 580, 680, 880, 980, and state route 4. Minor highways include Route 13, 84, 92, 238, 242, and Interstate 238.

Get around[edit]

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has local stops all over the Bay Area, including San Francisco International Airport and a connector to Oakland International Airpot. The Dublin/Pleasanton line is the closest to San Ramon, and discount tickets are offered for frequent riders, school students, and senior citizens.





  • The Brass Door, 2145 San Ramon Valley Blvd, +1-925-837-2501. Known as the "local meeting place" and features amazing steaks, seafood, salads, and fresh pasta. Serves Dinner, Lunch and Brunch with prices ranging from 7 dollars for a salad and all the way up to 33 for a steak. Friendly and cozy environment.
  • King's Palace, 11040 Bollinger Canyon Rd, +1-510-331-5602. Offers authentic Chinese food. Directly across from Fat Cactus. Call in advance for reservations.
  • Uncle Yu's Restaurant, 2005 Crow Canyon Pl, +1-925-275-1818. M-Th 11AM-9:30PM, F 11AM-10PM, Sa 11:30AM-10PM, Su 11:30AM-9:30PM. Traditional tasting Chinese food, with an innovative twist. Great service and comfortable environment. Great for wine lovers, and usually no wait.


  • The Hopyard American Alehouse & Grill, 470 Market Pl, +1-925-277-9600. An entertaining pub right in the middle of San Ramon. Beer and Wine only. Open the latest in the area. Sports bar feel that is great for watching games, with tasty wings and nachos too. Private parking lot.
  • ShBoom, 2410 San Ramon Valley Blvd, +1-925-837-9777. W-Sa 6PM-2AM. Best nights are Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Cover charge of $15 which includes dinner. DJ plays variety of music from 70s & 80s, pop, hip-hop, and techno. Fun hangout for an older crowd.


  • Hotel Sierra San Ramon, 2323 San Ramon Valley Blvd, +1-925-743-1882. Friendly staff and accommodating with reasonable prices. Amenities like flat panel TV's, terry bathrobes, and swimming pool. Daily complimentary breakfast and Sierra Café.
  • San Ramon Marriott, 2600 Bishop Dr, +1-925-867-9200, fax: +1-925-830-9326. Good location with clean and spacious rooms. Close to local restaurants, great value.

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