Morgan Hill is home to more than just incredible neighborhoods and dreamy Silicon Valley homes. Food lovers in search of an exciting culinary experience needn’t look far, as Morgan Hill is also home to some incredible restaurants. Check out these top dining spots in Morgan Hill, but be warned, you might get hooked on the local food scene…
A fixture in Morgan Hill since 1989, Trail Dust BBQ combines traditional regional BBQ flavors to create something unexpected. Radio 98.5 KFOX listeners voted Trail Dust BBQ as South Bay’s Best BBQ restaurant. Oak wood gives the meat on the menu a succulent, sweet taste, and only top-quality, American pork, beef, and chicken are used. Aiming to provide the best in BBQ, Trail Dust also offers Curly’s St. Louis Pork Ribs, a true BBQ tradition. And if you’re thirsty, choose from 21 rotating craft beer handles, many of which are California brews. There’s also a selection of American wines. From sandwiches to sides, full meals and desserts, this family owned and operated eatery has it all!
Are you in the mood for some real Italian fare? When you’re craving authentic Italian cuisine, look no further than Maurizio’s. Head Chef and owner, Maurizio, was taught the art of Italian cooking in Bari, Italy. He honed his craft in restaurants across Italy and Holland before moving to the United States, where he brought a piece of Italy to Morgan Hill. Opened in 2004, Maurizio’s uses local produce, fresh pasta, house-made sauces and market fresh meats to create a fabulous dining experience. Mouth-watering choices include antipasti, salad, pasta, main course, wine and desserts. Dinner starts at 5:00 p.m. and menu items can be prepared for takeout. Maurizio’s is closed on Sundays.
Local seafood is what you’ll find throughout the menu at Rosy’s at the Beach Restaurant. Try the fish tacos, voted number 1 by San Jose Mercury News readers. Daily evening specials give you a chance to sample all that Rosy’s has to offer! If you find yourself not in the mood for seafood, there are other options to satisfy your appetite. Both their lunch and dinner menus have a selection of salads and pasta dishes, or you could opt for the Steak of the Day for dinner. Be on the lookout for their special events, such as Spirit Tasting Night on the third Wednesday of each month. Rosy’s opens daily at 11:00 a.m.
Located in the historic Skeels Building in downtown Morgan Hill, Ladera Grill is consistently rated one of the top area eateries. Recipient of the the prestigious Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for the fourth year in a row, Ladera Grill knows how to deliver quality. Their wine list offers more than 150 selections, hand-picked by their Sommelier, including Santa Clara Valley wines. If you try this spot, consider ordering the lamb osso bucco or the grilled marinated lamb chops. Also featured are a wide variety of entree salads, pastas, seafood, chicken, vegetarian dishes and USDA Prime cut steaks. Add in recent new additions to their menu, daily lunch and dinner specials, and you have a dining experience to remember!
If you’re ready to discover what makes Morgan Hill such a great place to live, a tour of the local culinary favorites is a great place to begin. If you’re ready to buy or sell a home, working with a local, experienced Realtor® is the place to start.