10 Places in Pleasanton to Eat With the Family this Spring

You want to know the real reason why Pleasanton is such a pleasant place to be? Because we have so many amazing places to eat!

When you want to get out with the family or some friends this autumn, here are 10 of our favorites that should make your list of places to go for a bite:

Jim’s Country Style Restaurant
5400 Sunol Blvd #1

This is one of the best breakfast spots in town. You’ll get big portions of food done like grandma used to make. The French toast is fantastic, and the omelets are a local favorite. The great service is just a bonus.

Hap’s Original Steak’s & Seafood
122 Neal St

Save Hap’s for when you’re looking for a classy night out. You’ll get amazing steak, a fantastic atmosphere, top shelf seafood, a good wine selection, and much more. Come here to treat the family or impress your date!


Sweet Tomatoes
4501 Hopyard Rd.

Sweet Tomatoes is ideal if you tend to eat vegetarian or mostly vegetarian. At this salad buffet restaurant you can find just about anything you can imagine, and it’s very affordable. Feel free to indulge here without guilt!

Gay Nineties Pizza Co.
288 Main St

You don’t need to go to Chicago or New York to get good pizza. This is the best pie in the Tri-Valley. You can get traditional pizza, specialty pies, extra-thick crust upon request, and more. This place is a pizza lover’s paradise!

Alberto’s Cantina
435 Main Street

Everyone loves Mexican night! Alberto’s has great drinks, good outdoor seating for when the weather is nice, and tasty authentic food that the entire family will enjoy.

Erik's Deli
4247 Rosewood Dr.

Nothing like a good sandwich. Here you’ll get classic deli food and classic deli atmosphere. That’s it. Nothing fancy. Fresh sliced meat, checkerboard tablecloths, big portions. You don’t find places like this anymore!

De La Torre’s Trattoria
6025 W Las Positas Blvd

Getting great Italian at an affordable price is always a treat. Enjoy a glass of wine and a calm atmosphere here. From calamari to their many excellent pasta dishes, all with hand-crafted sauces, this is the place to go when you want a taste of the classics.

Barone’s Restaurant
475 St John St

Mixing together great American style food with live entertainment always makes for a good night. Young and old alike enjoy the festive, social atmosphere here. They have a great wine list and good food, too. Great place for a night out with friends!

Sato Japanese Cuisine
3015 Hopyard Rd

Maybe the freshest seafood in Pleasanton, with sushi so good you won’t believe you’re in the suburbs.  They easily stack up to the best places in the city. Even better? The service is great!

Know someplace worth going to? Tell us about them in the comments!