Downtown Campbell, San Jose

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    Historic downtown Campbell

    by trvlrtom Written Sep 28, 2008

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    The suburban sprawl that identifies the San Francisco Bay area, and especially the south bay, has interesting pockets that once were individual towns. After WW11 development spread and these small centers were surrounded by housing and strip malls. One of these centers is Campbell, in the heart of the Santa Clara Valley. Campbell was in the center of an agricultural area with a lot of orchards. That is gone now, but the older town core is still intact. The older buildings now house restaurants, shops and some bars, and many of them are worth coming to see. There is also a popular farmers market on Sunday mornings in the spring and summer.
    Some restaurants with good food and economical prices: Aqui and Sonoma Chicken Coop.
    A good pub: Katie Bloom's
    Quality food and nice atmosphere: Twist.
    Shops: books, olive oil and produces, wine, sporting clothes, clothes botiques.

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