Los Gatos California


The Town of Los Gatos California

town of los gatos
Photo taken 3/17/2001


Los Gatos, California is located approximately 60 miles south of San Francisco. Our population is approximately 28.000 people employed Including many in Silicon Valley.
Colorful locals include Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer and Gary Dahl, the inventor of the Pet Rock. 

The town is small and not home to much "large industry" but some remarkable companies include:

  • Ask Jeeves.com - Internet Search Engine Metricom
  • Ricochet - Mobile Modems, Computing Devices 
  • NetFlix.com - Internet Subscription Service DVD 
  • Caere / ScanSoft - Scanning Software

Things To Do And See

Things To Do
The Primary Activities fall into four categories here. Eating, Shopping, Outdoor Activities, and Night Life.


Los Gatos Restaurants - Great Food

Los Gatos is a small town with many very good restaurants. There is much to choose, Including, French, Mexican, Italian, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Irish. Click on the Los Gatos Restaurant Guide to find the perfect restaurant. Hannegans CB - Barbecue ribs, chicken, hot links and great bar. It is THE place to be in Los Gatos on St. Patrick's Day. CB Hannegan's St. Patrick's Day 2001 Shopping Los Gatos is still home to many independent boutique retailers. View our Shopping page for a list of local retail stores.


c b hannegan's pub


Barbara Bowman graduated with degree in Foods and Nutrition from San Jose State University. As CEO of GourmetSleuth.com she spends most waking hours writing, cooking, eating, gardening and traveling.