Silicon Valley’s 2018 Michelin Starred Restaurants


A whopping ten Silicon Valley restaurants have been awarded 2018 Michelin stardom! Celebrate both the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018 by gifting yourself and loved ones an incredible, local culinary experience.

Ranked in no particular order, here is a list of Silicon Valley’s 10 Michelin Starred Restaurants for 2018, all offering the freshest, most sustainable ingredients and the finest wines from storied regional and cultural host vineyards abroad.

Manresa Restaurant
3 Michelin Stars
320 Village Lane, Los Gatos
For the third year in a row, Manresa has been awarded 3 Michelin stars.  Partners David Kimball Anderson, Eric Wolfinger and Tom Killon could not be more pleased with Chef David Kinch and Sommelier Jim Rollston.  A 15 year anniversary celebration of the collaboration of Chef Kinch and Chef Niko Romito of Romito’s Michelin 3 star Reale in Castelo (Sangro, Italy) happens this winter.

2 Michelin Stars
201 California Avenue, Palo Alto
This family owned restaurant has crafted together a menu of collective memories, colors, mood and respect for French culinary delights and happiness.  The Chef Proprietor is Bruno Chemel.  

1 Michelin Star
115 De Anza Blvd., San Mateo (Crystal Springs Shopping Center)
WA (harmony) KURIYA (kitchen) “maintains deep roots in authentic Japanese culture and tradition that breathes new life into deliciously innovative cuisine.”

The Village Pub 
1 Michelin Star
2967 Woodside Road, Woodside
The Village Pub’s second seating will celebrate New Year’s Eve with a spectacular meal and the music of the Pat Tinney Band. No doubt the Pub’s team of Mark Sullivan, Andrew Green and Tim Stennard will join in the festivities.

Sushi Yoshizumi
1 Michelin Star
325 East 4th Avenue, San Mateo
Chef/Proprietor Akira Yoshizumi earned the restaurant’s first Michelin star the first year it opened in 2015. This authentic Edomae sushi restaurant has retained that star for now four years in a row.  

1 Michelin star
209 Park Road, Burlingame
Owner Ajay Walia had a “...goal to bring a new kind of dining experience to the Peninsula while allowing our culinary process to shine while celebrating India’s rich culinary traditions..” upon opening the restaurant in 2014.  Chef Vijay Kumar brings modern South India’s coastal cuisine to life at Rasa. This restaurant has earned Michelin recognition since 2016.

The Plumed Horse
1 Michelin Star
14555 Big Basin Way, Saratoga
This long time bastion of outstanding food “...aims to redefine fine dining in Silicon Valley.”  Chef Peter Armellino‘s dedication to excellence and detail has earned Michelin recognition from 2008-2018.  

1 Michelin Star
2825 Sand Hill Road - at the luxurious Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel and Spa
Madera “...celebrates the culinary tradition of the Bay Area.” Built around a wood-burning kitchen reminiscent of California Ranch Homes and Spanish missionary traditions, this is a first time Michelin honor for any Rosewood Sand Hill restaurant. Chef Reylon Agustin and Sommelier Paul Mekis obviously spark magic together.  

Chez TJ
1 Michelin Star
938 Villa Street, Mountain View
Chez TJ has been a Michelin staple since 2007, the year it opened.  Chef Jared Gallagher and Proprietor George Aviet ensure Continental French cuisine at its finest.

1 Michelin Star
1614 Alum Rock Avenue, San Jose
Adega, meaning wine cellar in Portuguese, opened in 2015 and earned its first, as well as San Jose’s, first Michelin star this year. Chefs Jared Costa and Jessica Carreira are dedicated to “...authentic Portuguese cuisine by offering a modern approach to old classics.”