One night, one week, or a month, the Santa Cruz Mountains and the surrounding cities, invite you to stay, eat, drink and explore this world famous destination.
The Santa Cruz Mountains is known as a premier wine and food destination for the Silicon Valley and Santa Cruz. The region is home to more than 425 exciting restaurants and home to some award winning Michelin star restaurants. Here is where the farm-to-table culinary scene meets the creativity of some of the Bay Area’s best chefs, resulting in a wide range of culinary adventures.
Whether you’re seeking an in-town hotel close to night life and dining, a luxurious spa getaway, or the peaceful calm of a remote vineyard setting or the sound of the ocean, you’ll find a warm, gracious welcome from any one of our quaint villages or cities, including Los Gatos, Saratoga, San Jose, Half Moon Bay, Palo Alto, Campbell, Aptos, Capitola, or Santa Cruz.
The BasinThe Basin
An American restaurant with influences derived from generations of Spanish and Italian heritage.
In this gastronomically diverse region, we take pride in serving the freshest wild and organic foods, full of flavor and tradition.
Our wine list has been designed to complement the menu, including offerings from Spain, France, Italy and California.
The Crepe PlaceThe Crepe Place
The Crepe Place is the same place you’ve loved for years, only better. Join us for drinks, dinner, Sunday brunch, or a fun evening of great food and entertainment. We hope to see you soon at the Crepe Place!
The Fairmont Hotel San JoseThe Fairmont Hotel San Jose
With the meteoric growth of the computer industry, Silicon Valley has become one of the world’s busiest hubs, and the capital of this high-tech mecca is San Jose. The Fairmont San Jose hotel combines technological innovation with timeless elegance.
Meeting and conference rooms are equipped to handle functions from exquisite receptions to multimedia presentations. Pamper yourself in the luxurious Tova Day Spa where you can relieve the stresses of the 21st century or simply enjoy a quick mani-pedi. A short drive will take you to more than 60 wineries in the Santa Cruz Mountain Appellation, as well as the famous Monterey Peninsula golf courses.
Half Price ’Green’ Parking at Fairmonts in California: Overnight guests who drive hybrid vehicles can enjoy reduced parking charges at all Fairmont Hotels & Resorts properties in California.
The Grill on the AlleyThe Grill on the Alley
Reminiscent of the dinner clubs of the 1940s, the warm and inviting ambience takes diners back to Rat Pack days. Hardwood floors, white table clothes, leather booths and white-jacketed waiters create a truly unique dining experience. The knowledgeable, friendly staff will guide you through the 500-plus wine offerings and extensive menu featuring Kobe Beef, USDA Prime Steaks, Fresh Seafood and American classics like Braised Short Ribs and Chicken Pot Pie.
The Mountain House RestaurantThe Mountain House Restaurant
For a memorable evening, take a scenic drive with panoramic views to a special haven with fine food in a relaxing, rural atmosphere.
The Mountain House offers an original fusion of California and American cuisine in a ridge top mountain cabin nestled amidst giant redwood trees, just minutes from I-280, the Mid-Peninsula, and the Half Moon Bay coast.
Diners enjoy generous servings of coast-fresh seafood, steak, pasta, venison and other game specials, followed by delicious homemade desserts.
Enjoy your evening in an elegantly rustic, candle-lit dining room or the outdoor beauty of the forest room.
Three Degrees RestaurantThree Degrees Restaurant
Three Degrees Restaurant, Bar and Patio belongs on any short list of the best of Los Gatos. The name reflects the welcoming charm of our small-town community, while the menu reflects the best in locally sourced, farm-fresh produce. Drawing inspiration from the slow-food movement, our executive chef creates dishes focusing on straightforward contemporary grill cuisine.
Trout Farm InnTrout Farm Inn
Trout Farm Inn
Restaurant, bar, and community swimming pool. Great food, Santa Cruz Mountain river setting on Zayante Creek. Near Roaring Camp and Loch Lomond Reservoir.
We believe that this is one of the most unique and special places in California. We value the history and charm of this, the jewel of the San Lorenzo Valley. From outstanding food and service to a sparkling pool and feet moving live entertainment, there are still many more memories to be served. Please consider this facility your home away from home. If you are looking for a place for your special event, birthday party, wedding rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, dinner to impress your date or a place to dance your cares away, the staff at the Trout farm Inn will make it happen for you.