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Directions to SVLUG General Meetings at Symantec's Relish Café (adjoining function space)

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These directions are for SVLUG meetings held at

Symantec "Relish Café" (formerly vCafe) function space
350 Ellis St. (near E. Middlefield Rd.)
Mountain View, CA 94043



By car:

  • From US-101 southbound (towards San Jose):

    • Take Ellis St. / Moffett South Gate exit.
    • Curve right onto Ellis St. (away from freeway).
    • In about 1 1/2 blocks, you'll see Symantec signs on your right. Just past Symantec buildings, turn right into parking lot for 350-380 Ellis.
    • As shown on diagram, walk counterclockwise around one-story Symantec building housing Relish Café. You'll first pass entrances for cafe/bar Union 82 on your left, then main (Relish) cafe, usually locked. Continue counterclockwise through a patio & walkway between the one-story cafe building on your left & multi-story Symantec Building C/D on your right. Just before path starts curving left, you'll see on your left our meeting, in rear function space adjoining Relish Café. Knock to be admitted.
  • From US-101 northbound (towards San Francisco):

    • Take Ellis St. / Moffett South Gate exit.
    • Turn left onto Ellis (passing under freeway, away from Moffett Field).
    • In about 1 1/2 blocks, you'll see Symantec signs on your right. Just past Symantec buildings, turn right into parking lot for 350-380 Ellis.
    • Walking directions from parking lot are above.
  • From I-280:

    • Exit from I-280 onto CA-85 northbound (toward Mountain View).
    • Follow directions below for CA-85 northbound, below.
  • From CA-85 northbound (towards US-101 / Mountain View):

    • Take CA-237 eastbound exit (Milpitas).
    • Follow directions below for CA-237 eastbound, below.
  • From CA-237 eastbound (towards Milpitas):

    • Exit at Maude Ave. / Middlefield Rd.
    • Turn left/northwest (under freeway) onto E. Middlefield Rd. at traffic signal.
    • Proceed two blocks, turn right at Ellis St.
    • Turn left into first driveway, park.
    • Walking directions from parking lot are above.
  • From CA-237 westbound (towards El Camino Real / Mountain View):

    • Exit at E. Middlefield Rd. / Central Expwy.
    • At end of ramp (Maude Ave. intersection), continue straight for one block along Ferguson Dr.
    • Turn right (northwest) onto E. Middlefield Rd., at traffic signal.
    • Proceed two blocks, turn right at Ellis St.
    • Turn left into first driveway, park.
    • Walking directions from parking lot are above.
  • From Central Expwy. westbound (towards Palo Alto):

    • Just past Mary Ave. (Sunnyvale / Mountain View border), exit right onto E. Middlefield Rd.
    • Pass straight under CA-237.
    • Proceed two blocks, turn right at Ellis St.
    • Turn left into first driveway, park.
    • Walking directions from parking lot are above.
  • From Central Expwy. eastbound (towards San Jose Airport / Santa Clara):

    • Just past CA-85 overcrossing, turn left (north) onto N. Whisman Rd. Proceed two blocks.
    • Turn right (east) onto E. Middlefield Rd. Proceed one block.
    • Turn left onto Ellis St.
    • Turn immediate left into first driveway, park.
    • Walking directions from parking lot are above.

By VTA Light Rail Transit (LRT):


  • Take LRT Route 902 "Mountain View to Winchester" to Middlefield.
  • Walk west along E. Middlefield Rd. to nearby corner of Ellis St., cross Ellis, walk sidewalk to Symantec. Walking directions from parking lot are above.

By CalTrain:


  • Disembark at Downtown Mountain View intermodal station.
  • Transfer to VTA LRT. Proceed as above.

Or:

  • Disembark at your choice of CalTrain stop: Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, or San Antonio.
  • Take Route 32 "Santa Clara Transit Center to San Antonio Shopping Center Shopping Center", disembarking at Middlefield LRT, right near Symantec.

In either case, walk west along E. Middlefield Rd. to nearby corner of Ellis St., cross Ellis, walk sidewalk to Symantec. Walking directions from parking lot are above.

Note: Last CalTrain trains leave Mountain View station 10:49 pm northbound, 1:09 AM southbound. Last VTA LRT leaves Middlefield for Downtown Mountain View around 10:25 pm. Last Route 32 bus leaves Middlefield LRT 6:56 pm eastbound, 7:42 pm westbound. (After that, it's ~1.5 mile walk to Downtown Mountain View CalTrain: Turn right on E. Middlefield Rd., walk 1 mile, cross CA-85 freeway to turn left on Moffett Blvd., walk 1/2 mile along Moffett to Downtown Mountain View CalTrain.)

By VTA bus:


  • Take Route 32 "Santa Clara Transit Center to San Antonio Shopping Center" bus to Middlefield LRT station from your choice of CalTrain stop: Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, or San Antonio.
  • From Middlefield LRT station, walk west E. Middlefield Rd. to nearby corner of Ellis St., cross Ellis, walk sidewalk to Symantec. We'll be meeting in nearby one-story 350 Ellis. Walking directions from parking lot are above.
  • Note: Last Route 32 bus leaves Middlefield LRT 6:56 pm eastbound, 7:42 pm westbound. (After that, it's ~1.5 mile walk to Downtown Mountain View CalTrain. Turn right on E. Middlefield Rd., walk 1 mile, cross CA-85 freeway to turn left on Moffett Blvd., walk 1/2 mile along Moffett to Downtown Mountain View CalTrain.)

Further Transit Info: Please see 511.org.


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