Welcome to Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a San Jose neighborhood surrounded by the foothills along the city’s southern edge. Santa Teresa is directly south of Highway 85 so homes enjoy convenient freeway access. The sprawling 1,674-acre expanse of Santa Teresa County Park extends over the hillsides to the neighborhood’s south, where some areas of the neighborhood are fairly rural. Housing options include contemporary single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums. Many homes in Santa Teresa are more affordable than other San Jose neighborhoods and the community offers a great opportunity for homeownership.
is a large shopping mall anchored by Macy’s and Target. Westfield has over 200 businesses, including a Century movie theater and fashion stores such as Forever 21, H&M, Nordstrom Rack, and Old Navy. Westfield also offers a wide range of dining choices, such as Japanese cuisine at Jinya Ramen Bar
and Sanraku Sushi,
Chinese chains P.F. Chang’s
and Panda Express,
vegan fare at Loving Hut,
and elevated bar eats paired with craft beer at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse
. Just across the street from Westfield, Santa Teresa Main Street Shopping Center features several fantastic international eateries. Thai Grata
is a popular spot serving delicious curries and other Thai specialties. There’s also an In-N-Out Burger
opposite Westfield Oakridge. Golden House Chinese
on Santa Teresa Boulevard is a great choice for classic Chinese eats and other tasty Asian dishes.
Santa Teresa County Park
covers 1,674 acres across the hillsides to the neighborhood’s south. 17 miles of walking, biking, and horseback riding trails wind through the park. The park’s peaks and upland valley terrain offers spectacular views over Almaden and Santa Clara Valleys. Santa Teresa County Park also has an archery range and an 18-hole and 9-hole golf course with a clubhouse and pro shop.
Santa Teresa belongs to the Oak Grove School District with public schools such as Santa Teresa Elementary, Bernal Intermediate School, and Santa Teresa High School.