The Top 10 Restaurants In Los Gatos, California

Patatas bravas at Hults Restaurant
Patatas bravas at Hult's Restaurant | © Grendelkhan/Wikimedia
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In the heart of the Bay Area, Los Gatos is located at the southwest corner of San Jose and the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The city has been lauded for its immense diversity caused in part by the city’s location in the Silicon Valley. Along with being a melting pot of cultures, Los Gatos is also home to many highly rated restaurants, here’s our guide to some of the best.

Soup at Manresa

1. Manresa

Restaurant, Contemporary, American

Manresa is a three-star Michelin restaurant opened by Chef David Kinch. Manresa serves guests a fixed tasting menu priced with a beverage pairing. The restaurant has close ties with Love Apple Farms from which they procure much of the fresh and high quality ingredients used. They also serve wines from the classic regions of the Old World such as Burgundy, the Loire Valley, and the Northern Rhone.

2. Dio Deka Fine Hellenic Cuisine

Restaurant, Greek, Mediterranean

The Dio Deka menu serves customers a unique cuisine infused with Greek and Mediterranean flavors. It is also the only Greek restaurant in the entire United States to be awarded the prestigious Michelin star. Along with the great food, customers rave about the great service. Reservations can be made by phone or online. You can also check out the exclusive New Year’s Eve menu on their website.

3. Palacio Restaurant

Restaurant, American, Vegetarian, Vegan

Patatas bravas at Hults Restaurant
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Constructed in 1891, the historical Palacio serves fine New American cuisine. Located in the bustling downtown area, the exquisite Victorian mansion features a beautiful dining area as well as a bar.

4. Hult’s Restaurant

Restaurant, American, Contemporary, Gluten-free

Hult’s is a contemporary restaurant that serves lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. The dining area offers an elegant yet casual vibe while the outdoor patio showcases glass fire tables. Alongside the seasonal menu, Hult offers a six-course tasting menu all made from fresh, organic ingredients. There is also a wide selection of Californian and French wines. Food can also be ordered through services like Door Dash.

5. Yeung Shing Restaurant

Restaurant, Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian

Yeung Shing Restaurant serves authentic Szechuan and Cantonese-style cuisines. Along with serving their regular lunch and dinner menu, Yeung Shing also provides customers different eating options in their take-out and special menus. Reservations can be made through phone calls only.

6. Southern Kitchen

Restaurant, American

Southern Kitchen is a homey diner located in the heart of Los Gatos. Because of its extreme popularity among locals and no reservations policy, the restaurant is often found bustling with customers, especially on weekends. Popular dishes include the chicken fried steak.

7. Billy's Boston Chowder House

Restaurant, American, Seafood, Vegetarian, Vegan

Billy’s Boston Chowder House is a great restaurant for seafood lovers offering customers authentic New England cuisine. On weekends, you can enjoy brunch a delicious brunch menu. Reservations are encouraged and can be made through phone or online.

8. Cin-Cin Wine Bar & Restaurant

Bar, Restaurant, Wine Bar, American, Vegetarian, Asian, Spanish

Cin-Cin offers customers light eats inspired by Asian, Spanish and Californian cuisines. The restaurant also features an extensive international wine list and original cocktails. Cin-Cin serves a delicious dinner menu and also has a happy hour.

9. Forbes Mill Steakhouse

Forbes Mill Steakhouse

Named in honor of James Alexander Forbes, an entrepreneur in Los Gatos in the 1850s, the Forbes Mill Steakhouse offers customers excellent food and outstanding service all in a sophisticated, upscale environment. The menu consists of the finest steaks available including the prime certified Angus beef, Kobe beef, and Tajima Black Wagyu. They also boast a collection of vintage wines.

Forbes Mill Steakhouse, 206 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA, USA, +1 408 395 6434

The Lexington House | © T.Tseng/Flickr

10. The Lexington House

The Lexington House

The Lexington House brings together Northern Californian cuisine with innovative cocktails to make an appealing meal. Staff are happy to create drinks on the spot to suit guests individual preferences.

The Lexington House, 40 N Santa Cruz Ave Suite A, Los Gatos, CA, USA, +1 408 354 1600

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