Saratoga is a quaint town located in Santa Clara County. It is located on the west side of the county, directly west of San Jose is the San Francisco Bay area. In 2016, it was known as the most expensive housing market in the United States, making it among one of the most desired places to live. Saratoga was also ranked by Forbes in 2009 as one of America’s top 20 most-educated small towns.
Saratoga is home to some of the most prestigious schools. Some include Saratoga high school, Christa McAuliffe Elementary School, and Redwood Middle School.
The downtown is a charming town full of the history of a settler’s village. It is packed with great restaurants, wineries, and coffee shops – most of which are pet-friendly. Here are some of the top-ranked spots to visit in the charming town:
: Upscale but relaxed American eatery with a patio & a focus on organic, sustainable ingredients.
: This special-occasion spot serves Californian fare in an elegant setting with various dining rooms.
Jakes of Saratoga
: Veteran venue boasting specialty pies, bar-menu bites & beer on tap in a welcoming setting.
Looking for some quality wine, without having to travel to wine country? Saratoga boasts tons of wineries that provide delicious wines and gorgeous views. First, stop at Savannah Chanelle
. This winery sits on 53 acres and has spectacular views. They are most famous for their pinot noir and award-winning zinfandel. Your next stop is House Family Vineyards, which sits on 73 acres and is family-owned. They are most famous for their award-winning Chardonnay, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cab Franc, and Petit Verdot.
Once you see all Saratoga has to offer, you will definitely want to make this cute town your next home.