California Trials
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All of the eating establishments listed below have been frequented by your trusty Bobbleheads, so we can vouch for their quality and caliber. If you have any suggestions, email and we’ll add them to the list.

Gilroy/Morgan Hill

Black Bear Diner

(One of our favorites for breakfast. There are many locations around California, but we usually go to the one in Gilroy.)

395 Leavesley Road

Gilroy, CA 95020

Little India

1340 1st Street A

Gilroy, CA 95020


Mountain Mike’s Pizza

(There are two locations in Salinas.)

315 E. Alisal Street

Salinas, CA 93901

1670 N. Main Street

Salinas, CA 93906

Culturas Hidalgo y Oaxaca Restaurant

473 E. Market St.

Salinas, CA 93905

Santa Paula/Ventura

Spencer Makenzie’s

(One of our FAVORITE places!)

806 E. Thompson Boulevard

Ventura, CA 93001

Rice Thai Cuisine

387 E. Main Street

Ventura, CA 93001
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Santa Monica

True Food Kitchen

(We stop here every year on our way up from LAX to Ventura. GREAT food!)

395 Santa Monica Place Suite 172

Santa Monica, CA 90401


Rancho Nipomo BBQ & Deli

108 Cuyama Lane

Nipomo, CA 93444

Jocko’s Steak House

125 N. Thompson Ave.

Nipomo, CA 93444

San Juan Bautista

The Smoke Point BBQ & Provisions

206 4th St.

San Juan Bautista, CA 95045


Trolley Car Rotisserie

10961 Merritt Street

Castroville, CA 95012