Life in Atherton

Living in Atherton Australia

Living in Atherton Australia

Life in Atherton

Welcome to Atherton.  We know you are going to love living in Atherton and have a great time if you are passing through.

Life in Atherton

Life in Atherton

Is Atherton a good place to live?

Yes, Atherton is a great place to live or visit.  Below our guide to Atherton will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.

Visas required to live in Atherton

If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Atherton, you are going to need a visa to do so.  Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Atherton.  Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.


If you are moving to Atherton and want to find a job in Atherton we have a guide specifically on how to find and apply for jobs in Atherton for new arrivals.  Always make sure you have secured a visa that allows you to work before starting your new job.

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Hotels and Accommodation in Atherton

There are all types of accommodation available in Atherton.  The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save

This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates are cheaper.

Or contact any of these great local hotels, apartments or holiday accommodation businesses.

el PRADO Hotel
212 reviews
520 Cowper St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Atherton Inn
20 reviews
Hotels, Bed & Breakfast
1201 W Selby Ln, Redwood City, CA 94061
The Clement Hotel Palo Alto
34 reviews
711 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley
307 reviews
2050 University Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Residence Inn by Marriott Redwood City San Carlos
49 reviews
800 East San Carlos Avenue, San Carlos, CA 94070

Atherton is full of great businesses and helpful services. Below are a selection of our best.

Accountants in Atherton


Barbara Doherty
26 reviews
Tax Law, Real Estate Law, Accountants
2479 E Bayshore Rd, Ste 703, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Kerry Charles Bradford, CPA
1 review
695 Oak Grove Ave, Ste 210, Menlo Park, CA 94025
All About Your Taxes
103 reviews
Financial Advising, Tax Services, Business Consulting
358 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066
Peter B. Diaz, CPA – Tax Consulting and Tax Preparation
12 reviews
Accountants, Tax Services
1811 Kentfield Ave, Redwood City, CA 94061
Jeffrey Schabowski, CPA
6 reviews
Tax Services, Accountants
491 Seaport Ct, Ste 101, Redwood City, CA 94063

Banks in Atherton


First Republic Bank
21 reviews
Banks & Credit Unions
1215 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Bank of America Financial Center
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
1875 Virginia Ave, Redwood City, CA 94061
San Mateo Credit Union
129 reviews
Banks & Credit Unions
575 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063
Bank of the West
3 reviews
Banks & Credit Unions
900 Veterans Blvd, Ste 100, Redwood City, CA 94063
Menlo Survey Federal Credit Union
3 reviews
Banks & Credit Unions
345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025


Cafes in Atherton


Brew Coffee
57 reviews
Coffee & Tea, Sandwiches, Juice Bars & Smoothies
3176 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063
Saint Frank Coffee
101 reviews
Coffee & Tea, Coffee Roasteries
1018 Alma St, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Little Green A Plant Bar
27 reviews
Coffee & Tea, Nurseries & Gardening
1101 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063
Mints & Honey
731 reviews
Venues & Event Spaces, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast & Brunch
1524 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070
The Village Hub – Coffee Bar & Garden
22 reviews
Coffee & Tea, Community Service/Non-Profit
3154 Woodside Rd, Woodside, CA 94062


Carpet Cleaners in Atherton


EKO Carpet Cleaning
63 reviews
Carpet Cleaning, Window Washing, Pressure Washers
Redwood City, CA 94061
Lewis Carpet Cleaners
168 reviews
Carpet Cleaning
2658 Spring St, Ste A, Redwood City, CA 94063
Coronado’s Carpet Cleaning
133 reviews
Carpet Cleaning
595 6th Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning
200 reviews
Carpet Cleaning, Tiling, Grout Services
Redwood City, CA 94061
TriStar Carpet Cleaning
62 reviews
Carpet Cleaning
1198 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070

Dentists in Atherton


Andrea Yaley, DDS
51 reviews
General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentists
825 Oak Grove Ave, Ste 401, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Grace Dental
196 reviews
Cosmetic Dentists, General Dentistry
90 Middlefield Rd, Ste 2, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Brian W. Fong, DMD
138 reviews
General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentists, Periodontists
3401 El Camino Real, Atherton, CA 94027
Tim Choy, DMD
53 reviews
General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentists
1733 Woodside Rd, Ste 100, Redwood City, CA 94061
Jay & Lucy, DDS
29 reviews
General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentists
888 Oak Grove Ave, Ste 2, Menlo Park, CA 94025


Doctors and Medical clinics in Atherton


You can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.

Bonnie L Rosenberg, MD
8 reviews
Internal Medicine
401 Burgess Dr, Ste B, Interactive Wellness, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Nancy Cummings, MD
16 reviews
1300 Crane St, Menlo Medical Clinic, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Christine Huo
21 reviews
Family Practice
Palo Alto Medical Foundation, 795 El Camino Real, Jamplis Building, Level 1, Palo Alto, CA 94301
The Village Doctor
22 reviews
Acupuncture, Internal Medicine, Pediatricians
2979 Woodside Rd, Woodside, CA 94062
Harlan Matles – MD2 Menlo Park
12 reviews
Internal Medicine
1706 El Camino Real, Ste 200, Menlo Park, CA 94027


Contact one of the Atherton Electricians below


BMH Electric
69 reviews
Electricians, Home Theatre Installation, Lighting Fixtures & Equipment
San Carlos, CA 94070
Adary Electric
177 reviews
Electricians, TV Mounting, Lighting Fixtures & Equipment
Foster City, CA 94404
Oak Electric
49 reviews
Menlo Park, CA 94025
San Mateo Handyman
229 reviews
Handyman, Plumbing, Electricians
700 E 19th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403
Hewlett Electric
231 reviews
Electricians, Lighting Fixtures & Equipment
123 E San Carlos St, Ste 165, San Jose, CA 95112


Hospitals in Atherton


VA Palo Alto Health Care System – Menlo Park Division
8 reviews
Medical Centers, Skilled Nursing
795 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025
QuickMD Urgent Care
2 reviews
Urgent Care, Concierge Medicine, Addiction Medicine
West Menlo Park, CA 94025
Peninsula Mental Health
5 reviews
932 Santa Cruz Ave, Ste 932-B, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Stanford Women’s Cancer Center
8 reviews
Oncologist, Obstetricians & Gynecologists, Radiologists
900 Blake Wilbur Dr, Fl 1, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Dearborn & Associates Institute for Joint Restoration
14 reviews
1706 El Camino Real, Ste 101, Menlo Park, CA 94027


Mechanics in Atherton


Stress-Free Auto Care
223 reviews
Auto Repair, Oil Change Stations, Tires
301 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
A+ Japanese Auto Repair
1069 reviews
Auto Repair, Oil Change Stations, Hybrid Car Repair
780 Industrial Rd, San Carlos, CA 94070
Tran’s Auto Repair
119 reviews
Auto Repair
610 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063
Toy Auto Clinic
219 reviews
Auto Repair, Oil Change Stations
816 Hurlingame Ave, Redwood City, CA 94063
M & R Automotive
104 reviews
Auto Repair, Oil Change Stations, Transmission Repair
1281 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Newspapers in Atherton


Kepler’s Books & Magazines
288 reviews
Bookstores, Newspapers & Magazines
1010 El Camino Real, Ste 100, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Military & Aerospace Electronics
1 review
Newspapers & Magazines
201 San Antonio Cir Ofc, Mountain View, CA 94040
Alex’s Sign
52 reviews
Printing Services, Graphic Design, Signmaking
2727 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109
Friends of the Palo Alto Library
22 reviews
Bookstores, Newspapers & Magazines, Music & DVDs
4000 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Silicon Valley Graphics & Signs
14 reviews
Printing Services, Screen Printing/T-Shirt Printing, Signmaking
333 W San Carlos St, Fl 4, San Jose, CA 95110



Pest Control in Atherton


3 Step Rodent Proofing
272 reviews
Pest Control
Redwood City, CA 94061
Citra Pest Control
214 reviews
Pest Control
5669 Snell Ave, Ste 292, San Jose, CA 95123
Attic Crew
386 reviews
Insulation Installation, Heating & Air Conditioning/HVAC, Pest Control
2225 E Bayshore Rd, Ste 295, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Elite Bay Area Termite Control
131 reviews
Pest Control
1318 Old Country Rd, Belmont, CA 94002
Pacific Pest Management
34 reviews
Pest Control
3917 Beresford St, San Mateo, CA 94403



Plumbers in Atherton


Handy Plumbing Man
551 reviews
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair, Hydro-jetting
635 Bair Island Rd, Ste 404, Redwood City, CA 94063
Mario’s Plumbing And Drains
232 reviews
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
Redwood City, CA 94002
Bayshore Plumbers
552 reviews
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair, Excavation Services
3158 Rolison Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063
Pro Roto
454 reviews
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
1111 Oddstad Dr, Redwood City, CA 94063
T-Kor Plumbing
259 reviews
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
2814 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94062


Real Estate Agents in Atherton 


Alex Wang – Rainmaker Real Estate
134 reviews
Real Estate Agents
889 N San Antonio Rd, Ste 110, Los Altos, CA 94022
DeLeon Realty
128 reviews
Real Estate Agents, Real Estate Services
1717 Embarcadero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Carol, Nicole and James
83 reviews
Real Estate Agents
Serving Palo Alto And The Surrounding Area, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Rabia Alizai – The Rabia Team Real Estate Services
69 reviews
Real Estate Agents
259 W Washington Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Judy Citron – Compass Real Estate
57 reviews
Real Estate Agents
1000 El Camino Real, Ste 150, Menlo Park, CA 94025


Restaurants in Atherton


Evvia Estiatorio
2676 reviews
420 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Sand Hill Kitchen
10 reviews
American (New), Breakfast & Brunch
2400 Sand Hill Rd, Ste 203, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Wildseed – Palo Alto
235 reviews
Vegetarian, Vegan, Cocktail Bars
855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301
La Viga Seafood & Cocina Mexicana
1703 reviews
Seafood, Mexican, Cocktail Bars
1772 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063
Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill
2433 reviews
American (Traditional), Caribbean, Barbeque
1189 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Schools in Atherton


Synapse School
14 reviews
Elementary Schools, Middle Schools & High Schools, Private Schools
3375 Edison Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Menlo School
3 reviews
Middle Schools & High Schools
50 Valparaiso Ave, Atherton, CA 94027
Phillips Brooks School
10 reviews
Elementary Schools, Preschools
2245 Avy Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Las Lomitas School
4 reviews
Elementary Schools
299 Alameda De Las Pulgas, Atherton, CA 94027
Laurel School
5 reviews
Elementary Schools, Middle Schools & High Schools
95 Edge Rd, Atherton, CA 94027


Solicitors in Atherton


Melissa Fong, CPA
26 reviews
Tax Services, Accountants
San Francisco, CA 94122


Supermarkets in Atherton 


The Willows Market
315 reviews
Grocery, Beer, Wine & Spirits
60 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Sigona’s Farmers Market
209 reviews
Farmers Market
399 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Menlo Park Farmers Market
54 reviews
Fruits & Veggies, Farmers Market
Between Santa Cruz Ave & Menlo Ave, Next to Trader Joes, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Gambrel & Co
152 reviews
810 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063
The Market At Edgewood
175 reviews
Grocery, Delis
2170 West Bayshore Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303


Vets in Atherton 


Wildwood Veterinary Hospital
39 reviews
2900 Spring St, Ste 5, Redwood City, CA 94063
The Animal Doctors
77 reviews
461 Page Mill Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306
4Paws Mobile Veterinary Services
150 reviews
Redwood City, CA 94062
Village Square Veterinary Hospital
50 reviews
884 Portola Rd, Portola Valley, CA 94028
Monica Rudiger, DVM
52 reviews
3016 Rolison Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063


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