Welcome to Moraga
A quintessential suburban community with a relaxed and friendly vibe close to San Francisco.
Moraga is a small, quiet suburban town in the San Francisco Bay Area. It’s located about 30 minutes from San Francisco and close to Oakland, Berkeley, Orinda, Lafayette, and other affluent areas. Moraga is one of the best places to live in the Bay Area. It has a diverse population and an excellent public school system.
Originally an agricultural area primarily used for raising crops, such as grapes and walnuts, Moraga has evolved from a small farming community to a suburban town with a mixture of residential, industrial, and commercial areas.
The East Bay community is an attractive place to work, with a wide variety of companies, including large technology firms and small, locally owned businesses. Moraga has much to offer, whether you’re an urbanite looking for the excitement of San Francisco or a suburbanite looking for a quieter place to enjoy life.
What to Love
- Relaxed and quiet community
- Friendly locals and abundant events
- Beautiful views and outdoor activities
- Diverse housing and luxury amenities
Moraga, and its surrounding area, provide a unique atmosphere to live, explore, and enjoy. Located close to San Francisco, Moraga is a favorite of many residents due to its close-knit community, desirable small-town lifestyle, and scenic surroundings. Moraga is known for being supportive and friendly and for its many quaint shops, restaurants, and cultural activities. The town's lovely feel attracts many Californians to this growing community. It is one of the most picturesque towns in the region and is known for its breathtaking vistas. It’s a perfect place to call home and enjoy the view.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Moraga is a charming, tree-lined suburb that features a variety of shopping and dining options. Rheem Valley Shopping Centre is a nice shopping area with many convenient stores.
Canyon Club Brewery is a beautiful bar and restaurant with a garden-like outdoor seating area and warm indoor dining space that serves comfort dishes and house-brewed beer- they also feature live music often so be sure to check their calendar! Captain Vineyards is a local, sustainable winery that offers private wine and pairing experiences, tours, and educational classes.
Town Bakery & Café is a modern bakery with delicious pastries and a sit-down café serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. La Finestra Ristorante is an elegant dining option with a piano lounge, full bar, and indoor and outdoor seating that serves classic Italian dishes.
Things to Do
Moraga Country Club is an excellent and beautiful private club that includes more than 500 residential homes, a clubhouse, restaurant, pool, tennis courts, and an 18-hole golf course. Moraga Commons Park is a central park with more than 40 acres of multi-use space. The park features amenities such as a bandshell, bocce ball, picnic areas, playgrounds, sand volleyball, a skate park, and a water feature. The park is also a gathering place for community events like Independence Day celebrations, summer concerts, movie nights, egg hunts, tree lighting, breakfast with Santa, and more.
Rheem Theatre is a local cinema that was originally a single-screen theatre and has been remodeled to provide more viewing rooms for the community. Hacienda de las Flores is a historic estate with a stunning mansion, pavilion, lawn, and parkland used for different events. The venue hosts monthly Hacienda Nights, a food truck event on the lawn to gather with community members.