Silicon Valley Filming Locations

Common filming Locations for the hit HBO show "Silicon Valley":

  • Hacker hostel: Exterior scenes - 5230 Penfield Ave, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA 91364. / Interior scenes are shot in studio
  • Hooli Campus Exterior:
    1. Cal State Los Angeles Student Union Building located at 5154 State University Drive, Los Angeles CA.
    2. Office buildings at 12025 Waterfront Drive, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Hooli Interior scenes: Interior scenes of Hooli were shot at the Los Angeles office of advertising agency Chiat Day, 5353 Grosvenor Blvd, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Raviga: The establishing shot of the outside of the "Raviga" offices are taken at the Woodbury University School of Business, Burbank Campus, 7500 North Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank, CA.
  • Atherton Urgent Care: The establishing shot for Richard's doctor's office "Atherton Urgent Care"were filmed at Everest College, 2215 W Mission Rd, Alhambra, CA. (Google)
  • Gavin Belson's Mansion: The scenes with Gavin Belson’s Mansion were shot at 3300 Palos Verdes Drive West, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. (Detailed information)

 

Silicon Valley Filming Locations by Episode

S04E10 - Server Error (Filming Locations)

The building posing as the "Gates Computer Science Building" at Stanford University is actually the "Annenberg Center" at Caltech, in Pasadena. (Google Maps)

The exterior shot of the restaurant where Richard met Gavin Belson was taken at La Morenita Restaurant, 800 Emerson St, Palo Alto. The interior scenes were filmed at El Compadre, 7408 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA.

S04E09 - Hooli-Con (Filming Locations)

Some of the Hooli-Con scenes were filmed at "Dreamforce 2016" which was held at Moscone Center, 747 Howard St, San Francisco, CA.

S04E07 - The Patent Troll (Filming Locations)

The building used as the external establishing shot for the meeting Richard held for the app owners being sued by the patent troll is located at 3rd Street and Mission in San Francisco. (Google)

The scenes shot in the Oracle Arena, in Oakland, represent one of the few times that the series actually filmed a part of the series in the San Francisco Bay area (not Los Angeles).

S04E05 - The Blood Boy (Filming Locations)

The interior scenes of Gavin Belson's Mansion were shot at 3300 Palos Verdes Drive West, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. (Detailed information)

S04E04 - Teambuilding Exercise (Filming Locations)

The exterior and interior scenes of Gavin Belson's Mansion were shot at 3300 Palos Verdes Drive West, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. (Detailed information)

The scenes where Big Head is teaching at Stanford were filmed at the California Institute of Technology in Noyes 153 (Sturdivant Lecture Hall). (Photos)

The street where Erlich was cruising with the yellow corvette was Broxton Avenue (between Weyburn and Kinross), in the Westwood area of Los Angeles. (Google)

S04E03 - Intellectual Property (Filming Locations)

The establishing shot for the restaurant where Erlich and Jian Yang met up with Ed Chen was shot at the Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge, 1304 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA. (Google) The interior scene was shot elsewhere.

The exterior shot of the supermarket where Monica and Richard chatted was taken at Trag's Market, 303 Baldwin Ave, San Mateo, CA. (Google) The interior scene was shot elsewhere.

The outdoor shots at "Hooli" were taken at the Cal State Los Angeles campus, 5154 State University Drive, Los Angeles CA, in front of the Student Union Building.

The scene where Big Head goes to class at Stanford was filmed at the California Institute of Technology in Noyes 153 (Sturdivant Lecture Hall). (Photos)

The establishing shot of the restaurant exterior for the scene where Dinesh and Mia are on a date was taken at Local Union 271, 271 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA. (Google) The interior scene was shot elsewhere.

S04E02 - Terms of Service (Filming Locations)

The scene at the car wash was filmed at Crown Car Wash, 10399 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA. (Google)

The restaurant scene where Dinesh met with Gavin Belson was filmed at El Compadre, 7408 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA. (Google)

S04E01 - Success Failure (Filming Locations)

The scene where Richard met Russ in front of his kid's private school was shot at Yavneh Hebrew Academy, 5353 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90020. (Google)

The building doubling as "Hooli" headquarters is located in the "Silicon Beach" area of Los Angeles at 12025 Waterfront Drive, Los Angeles, CA. (Google Street View)

S03E09 - Daily Active Users (Filming Locations)

The scene at the marketing agency was filmed at the real agency "Wpromote" located at 2100 East Grand Avenue, El Segundo, CA 90245

The bike ride sequence near the end was filmed in Mumbai, India. (Reference)

The Bangladesh-based click farm was created from a rather pristine-looking National Guard Warehouse which was converted into a space that was more run-down looking. The production team covered windows, adding holes and splits to obtain fragment lighting , and cabling was added throughout, along with a random collection of tables and chairs. Computer monitors that were at least ten years old were added to complete the transition. (Reference)

S03E08 - Bachman's Earning's Over-Ride (Filming Locations)

The outside shot of Philz Coffee was taken at the 101 Forest Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, location. (Google)

The outside shot of the hotel was taken at the Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason St, San Francisco, CA, however the interior scene in the lobby was not shot at the same location. (Google)

S03E06 - Bachmanity Insanity (Filming Locations)

The exterior shot of the Mexican restaurant featured at the beginning of the episode was taken at La Morenita Restaurant, 800 Emerson Street, Palo Alto, CA. (Google)

The establishing shot of the restaurant exterior for the scene where Richard and Winnie are on a date was taken at Local Union 271, 271 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA. (Google)

S03E05 - The Empty Chair (Filming Locations)

The establishing shot of the restaurant exterior taken when Laurie and Monica met for drinks was taken at Joya Restaurant and Lounge, 339 University Avenue, Palo Alto, CA. (Google)

S03E04 - Maleant Data Systems Solutions (Filming Locations)

The building that is used for outside shots of the Pied Piper corporate office is actually located at 900 Villa Street, Mountain View, California. (Google)

The house used as Big Head's incubator is located at 1268 Piedra Morada Dr, Pacific Palisades, California. (Google)

S02E09 - Binding Arbitration (Filming Locations)

The building that is used in the outside shots of the Palo Alto "Arbitration Center" is actually located at 150 East Olive Avenue, Burbank, CA. (Google)

S02E07 - Adult Content (Filming Locations)

The scene where Russ Hanneman tells Richard that he has to drive a Maserati because he could no longer afford his McLaren 650S Spider was filmed at the Rosewood Sand Hill, 2825 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park, a real-life Silicon Valley hotel popular with VC's and investors.

S02E03 - Bad Money (Filming Locations)

The basketball court near where Richard originally met Russ Hanneman in front of "Hooli" headquarters are located in the "Silicon Beach" area of Los Angeles at 12025 Waterfront Drive, Los Angeles, CA. (Google Street View)

The establishing shot of the outside of the hotel where Gavin Belson gave the bad interview with Walter Mossberg and Kara Swisher was taken at the Omni San Francisco, 500 California St, San Francisco, CA.

S02E02 - Runaway Devaluation (Filming Locations)

The establishing shot of the restaurant exterior taken where the "Bro" crowdfunding event takes place was shot at The Rose & Crown, 547 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA. It was digitally renamed "The Ox & Bull". The interior scenes were shot in studio in Los Angeles.

The final scene at the Mexican restaurant was filmed at El Compadre, 7408 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

S02E01 - Sand Hill Shuffle (Filming Locations)

The Stern Taylor party at the baseball field was actually fimed at AT&T Park, the home of the San Francisco Giants.

The establishing shot of the restaurant exterior taken when Richard meets Javeed for drinks was taken at Reposado, 236 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA. The interior scenes were shot in studio in Los Angeles.

S01E07 - Proof of Concept (Filming Locations)

Establishing shots of both the exterior and interior of the TechCrunch Disrupt conference were filmed at the Concourse Exhibition Center, 635 8th Street, San Francisco.

The establishing shot of the outside of the hotel where the guys were staying was taken at the Omni San Francisco, 500 California St, San Francisco, CA.

S01E06 - Third Party Insourcing (Filming Locations)

The scene where Jared and the self-driving car drive into a shipping container and load into a ship was filmed at the Port of Los Angeles, Wilmington, CA. (Google)

S01E03 - Articles of Incorporation (Filming Locations)

The establishing shot of the outside of the "Raviga" offices were taken at the Woodbury University School of Business, Burbank Campus, 7500 North Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank, CA.

The "BevMo!" store where Richard purchases the margarita maker is actually located at 6520 Canoga Ave, Canoga Park, Los Angeles, CA 91303.

S01E01 - Minimum Viable Product (Filming Locations)

Erlich's house is actually located at 5230 Penfield Ave, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA 91364. (Google Street View)

The Cal State Los Angeles Student Union Building located at 5154 State University Drive, Los Angeles CA, doubles as "Hooli" headquarters.

The scene where Richard first pitches his idea to Peter Gregory, after his TED Talk, was filmed at the Wyatt Concourse at LAX, 6225 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles.

The scene where Richard and Big Head are taking the bus to work at Hooli was filmed along Charleston Road, Mountain View, CA.

Interior scenes of Hooli were shot at the Los Angeles office of advertising agency Chiat Day, 5353 Grosvenor Blvd, Los Angeles, CA.

The establishing shot for Richard's doctor's office "Atherton Urgent Care", and the scene where Monica meets up with Richard after his doctor visit, were filmed at Everest College, 2215 W Mission Rd, Alhambra, CA. (Google)