Welcome to Sunnyvale
Sunnyvale is a bustling hub of hi-tech employers in the heart of Silicon Valley. Major local employers include Google, Apple, and LinkedIn campuses alongside aerospace and defense companies such as Lockheed Martin. Several major highways run through Sunnyvale and most tech employers are located north of Highway 237 near the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Neighborhoods south of Highway 237 feature mid-century and contemporary single-family homes with luxury apartment and condominium buildings located close to downtown stores and restaurants.
Sunnyvale has many great dining choices. Specialty’s Café & Bakery
opens Monday through Friday, offering freshly-prepared breakfast and lunch dishes and delicious baked goods. Madras Café
serves authentic vegetarian cuisine from South India. Merit Vegan Cuisine
is a Pan-Asian eatery with meat-free dishes inspired by Chinese, Indian, Thai, and Vietnamese cooking. Historic Murphy Avenue runs through the heart of Downtown Sunnyvale and is lined with lots of cafés, restaurants, and Irish pubs. Head to the Murphy Avenue outpost of Bay Area mini-chain Dishdash
for flavorful Middle Eastern cuisine served in a colorful space decorated with artwork. Other popular spots along Murphy Avenue include Fibbar Magees
for after-work drinks, Bean Scene Café
for freshly-brewed coffee and teas, Taverna Bistro
for Mediterranean eats and cigars, and Lucky Shot Billiards
for beer and pool tables.
Public schools in Sunnyvale are operated by the Cupertino Union, Fremont Union High, Santa Clara Unified, and Sunnyvale school districts.