Martinez

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Martinez

 
Martinez is a historic waterfront community strategically located in Central Contra Costa County within a reasonable distance of San Francisco, Sacramento, and more. It’s been the county seat for more than 150 years, and it’s also the birthplace of the famous New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio. Martinez’s varied residential neighborhoods include turn-of-the-century Victorians, bungalows, and modern homes with suburban amenities. Martinez offers residents rolling hills, excellent schools, attractive and popular parks, and a historic downtown.
 

Highlights

 
1. Marina Waterfront Park, pier walks, marina and views across the Carquinez Strait
 
2.Mortinez Bocce Federation – home to the largest bocce league in the U.S. (20 courts!)
 
3. Amtrak station with connections throughout the bay area and beyond.
 

Favorite Spots Around Town

 
Best Coffee 
 
States Coffee 

Downtown roastery and bakery with space to catch up with friends and family. 
 
Best Restaurant 
 
Lemongrass Bistro 

Asian fusion downtown dining with a neighborhood vibe. 
 
Best Theatre 
 
California Magic Club 

An intimate, comfortable supper club with live magic shows – a throwback to a more glamorous era – great for a special occasion. 
 
Best Bar 
 
Bar Cava Wine, Whiskey & Eatery 

A great Spanish/ Californian hybrid – with a great wine list and craft cocktails
 

Transportation

 
Martinez is directly northeast of San Francisco and is located at the center of the region giving easy access to many other cities in the East Bay. Downtown Oakland and San Francisco are 27 and 36 miles respectively. San Jose and the state capital, Sacramento, are both approximately one hour away. The Amtrak station in downtown Martinez gives access via the Capitol Corridor to the rest of the bay area and beyond. Martinez is serviced by numerous County Connection lines and two additional connecting lines from WestCAT and Tri Delta transit.
 

Need to Know

 
 
Chamber of Commerce | https://martinezchamber.com/
 
K-12 Schools – Martinez Unified School Distric | https://www.martinezusd.net/
 
Martini Bocce Federation | https://martinezboccefederation.com/
 
Contra Costa County Superior Court | https://www.cc-courts.org/
 
 
Contra Costa Stadium Theatre | https://www.cinemawest.com/
 
 
County Connection Bus | www.countyconnection.com/routes

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