Welcome to Pleasant Hill
A diverse and friendly community with a warm year-round climate and scenic mountain views.
Welcome to Pleasant Hill, a San Francisco Bay Area community known for its warm weather and quiet lifestyle. This thriving community in the East Bay area boasts charming neighborhoods, unique shops, and fantastic restaurants. Pleasant Hill is surrounded by other thriving communities like Concord, Martinez, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, and the stunning Alhambra Valley.
Pleasant Hill is a small unincorporated community in Contra Costa County. It is known for its picturesque, flat suburban neighborhoods, charming ranchers, and convenient location. Residents enjoy living in a major metropolitan area without the hassle of traffic and crowded streets. The friendly, hometown feel of the community has made it an ideal place to live and has attracted a diverse population of young professionals, college graduates, and families looking for a homey, convenient place to call home.
What to Love
- Central East Bay location
- Beautiful mountain views, close to the ocean
- Quality schools and parks
- A friendly and diverse community
Pleasant Hill is close to the action of downtown San Francisco. Despite its proximity to some of the world's most fantastic attractions, Pleasant Hill is a quiet, friendly place in an idyllic setting that has attracted residents from around the country.
Pleasant Hill is a great place to live if you enjoy nature and the outdoors- there are lots of beautiful hiking trails and open spaces to explore. This suburban city also features quality schools and parks- Pleasant Hill Park, near downtown, even has a Teen Center, Senior Center, and awesome pool complete with Splash Pad! As a welcoming community, Pleasant Hills enjoys caring for locals and planning its annual events and celebrations- like its epic 4th of July celebration, annual Art & Wine Festival, and epic Blues & Brews Festival!
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Jack’s Restaurant and Bar is a local, family-owned restaurant with old-school hospitality and is a fun dining option for any meal. Zachary’s Chicago Pizza is an award-winning eatery that serves an array of pizza styles and toppings, including its name-sake deep-dish Chicago-style pizzas.
Downtown Pleasant Hill is a vibrant and lively area with shopping, dining, and entertainment. There is also an updated theater complex with large viewing screens and self-service ticketing.
The Poet’s Corner neighborhood is a quaint and charming area of Pleasant Hill with more awesome dining options like the infamous Wise Girl Restaurant & Bar with its dynamic cocktail lounge & Italian eatery for classic dishes served in Prohibition Era–inspired digs, Rooted Coffee Co., Slow Hand BBQ, and more.
Things to Do
Art, Wine, & Music Festival is a yearly event in downtown Pleasant Hills with an art show, local vendors, live music, and local cuisine. Light up the Lake is an annual community event focused on celebrating the town's growth with performances, music, and lanterns.
Mt. Diablo Unified School District provides academic programs to more than 29,000 students in 50 schools across Contra Costa County, including Pleasant Hills and surrounding areas. These are a few of their fine schools: