Emeryville is a small city in the U.S. state of California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is situated in Alameda County, between the cities of Berkeley and Oakland. The area a popular residential community due to its proximity to San Francisco, the Bay Bridge, the University of California, Berkeley, and Silicon Valley.
Emeryville is known for being the home of Pixar Animation Studios. There are also biotech and software companies in Emeryville such as Electronic Arts’ Maxis Software division, LeapFrog, Sendmail, MobiTV, Novartis, and BigFix. Additional employers with office space or other facilities in Emeryville include AC Transit, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Oaks Card Club, Amyris, IKEA, and Ex’pression College for Digital Arts.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many parks and recreational facilities in Emeryville, including 61st Mini-Park, Christie Park, Davenport Park, Doyle Hollis Park, Eastshore Park, Horton Street Landing, Marina Park, Stanford Avenue Park, and Temescal Creek Park. Dining options in Emeryville include Café Biere, Townhouse Bar & Grill, Rudy’s Can’t Fail Café, Bucci’s, Hong Kong East Ocean Seafood Restaurant, Elephant Bar Restaurant, and Trader Vic’s Emeryville. Jamba Juice and Peet’s Coffee & Tea are both popular stops for light refreshment.
The nearest major airport to Emeryville is Oakland International Airport. This airport operates international and domestic flights from Oakland, and is located 12 miles from city center. Other key airports in the region are San Francisco International Airport and San Jose International Airport. Public transportation in Emeryville includes Amtrak rail service, bus service, and within 2 miles of the city the MacArthur BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) station in Oakland. There is also the free Emery Go Round shuttle service that serves MacArthur BART, the Amtrak station, the Bay Street shops, the Watergate condominium complex, and the nearby marina.