Welcome to Cambrian
A charming, community in San Jose with tree-lined streets.
Situated in the Western part of San Jose, California lies the family-friendly town of Cambrian, also known as Cambrian Park. It is a quaint town with tree-lined streets and all the charm of small-town America.
Cambrian has a variety of architecture, including homes that date back to the 1950s. Cambrian homes have lush lawns and suburban charm. Cambrian’s genuine neighborhood feel gives this town everything you could want in a place to call home. Residents enjoy the ability to step out of Silicon Valley and into their own slice of quiet paradise. Cambrian has easy access to highways 17 and 85, and the amenities of San Jose and Silicon Valley.
What to Love
- Cambrian Park Plaza
- Blue Rock BBQ
- Cambrian Park Farmers Market
- Quiet, family-friendly neighborhood
- Convenience to major cities and amenities
Residents in Cambrian are fond of its natural beauty and charm. Cambrian has a quiet and friendly feeling combined with the abundance of amenities in San Jose and surrounding areas. The location is a true gem. Ronnie’s Car Show Morning Get Together
— the second Saturday of the month — is a local favorite where residents can get together for donuts and, you guessed it, cars. In addition, the Cambrian Park Plaza
, which is currently being renovated, promises to add a variety of new homes and retail shops to the area.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
For a variety of locally grown produce and delectable baked goods, residents head to Cambrian Park Farmers Market
. It is open every Wednesday from May to September. If you’re a fan of retail shopping, you will want to head over to Princeton Plaza, conveniently located in nearby San Jose. There, you’ll find a variety of larger retail stores and entertainment venues. Westfield Valley Fair
, in nearby Santa Clara, offers a large variety of shopping and dining options where you will find Burberry, Bvlgari, and Dior. Cambrian’s proximity to a multitude of major cities gives you all the small-town and big-city shopping you desire.
When you are looking for a delicious place to stop and eat, you’ll find a number of great options in the Cambrian. Big E Cafe
, a casual family-owned cafe, is known for its delectable empanadas and coffee. They have breakfast empanadas filled with cheesy eggs, lunch empanadas filled with steak and vegetables, but the favorites are the dessert empanadas. They are like hand-held pies filled with your favorite fruit.
When you are craving incredible Asian food, look no further than Goku Korean BBQ and Hotpot
or House of Pho
, both are well-loved by locals and visitors alike. Blue Rock BBQ
is a local favorite for a taste of the South in sunny California. The Memphis-style baby-back ribs and East Tennessee pulled pork are local favorites.
Things To Do
Whether you’re looking to take a stroll through the Farmers Market on a Wednesday evening or you want to enjoy the beauty of nature at Vasona Lake County Park
in nearby Los Gatos, there are multiple ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Vasona Lake County Park offers a variety of activities from horseshoes, volleyball, and playgrounds to fishing, nature trails, and hiking. Also situated in the park is the Youth Science Institute
, a nonprofit organization providing a variety of classes and camps for children of all ages. Another local favorite is the Camden Community Center
. It is the largest facility in the San Jose area with a number of programs and activities for age groups ranging from preschool to Seniors. There’s a little bit of something for everyone to enjoy.