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Things to do in Pleasanton

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Outlet Mall
“San Francisco Premium Outlet is the biggest Outlet in North California Bay Area.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“One of the biggest indoor shopping malls in the whole region. It has all the big and small department stores, boutiques, etc. Good restaurant choices include - California Pizza Kitchen and Cheesecake factory.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Department Store
“Best premium outlet in the area! If you want to shop - this is the place to go! ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Theatre
“The Firehouse Arts Center is a local, civic theater and it's home to the Harrington Art Gallery. You can attend live shows, concerts, theater productions and gallery openings in this one location.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“It's just half a mile away and you can hike past duck ponds on tree lined trails that stay cool. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Transportation
“Alameda County Fairgrounds hold the annual Alameda County Fair in the summer time. It's huge and it's full of entertainments and surprises.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Department Store
“If you have a car and loves a bargain for brand names, you'll love this place for shopping! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Enjoy ahearty diner breakfast at Dean's, window shop at all the unique stores carrying products for all types, country and western, wine and authentic foods, discounted housewares, wedding attire, boutique clothing, sunglasses antiques and more. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Iconic burger joint especially if you are from out of state. Get the double/double with "animal style" and the fried with "animal style". ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Brewery
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  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“This is the perfect size market to stroll through, just 2 blocks long just off Main Street, every Saturday, rain or shine, with easy parking. Excellent variety of fresh and local items from rotisserie chicken, fruit and vegetables, bread, cheese, and fish.”
  • 3 locals recommend
History Museum
“Restaurants/Shops, "1st Wednesday of the Month Street Party" during the summer.”
  • 1 local recommends
Museum
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“Great Italian Food. We have been going there for years. In the heart of downtown Pleasanton.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Iconic burger joint especially if you are from out of state. Get the double/double with "animal style" and the fried with "animal style". ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Brewery
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great Italian Food. We have been going there for years. In the heart of downtown Pleasanton.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“They have amazing food, organic and farm raised. Over 80 beers on tap, live music on the weekends, a huge Sunday brunch too. They have a gorgeous patio to dine outside as well. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Small, comfy restaurant, not in a strip mall. Good Indian food. Located in beautiful downtown Pleasanton. 8.5 miles south.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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