3477 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Phone: (408) 984-3364
Fax: (408) 244-5561
When you walk inside the Galleria Plaza, the delicious aroma emitting from this quaint Korean stall is hard to ignore. Just follow the aromatic trail and you will reach at the door step of Sweet Potato Stall. Managed by an elderly gentleman, the stall is known for their baked sweet potatoes which are presented to patrons in a humble paper bag. This rich food, served in a modest setting is bound to put you in a great mood. Take a break from gourmet delights and come here to indulge in some homey street food.
Cherry Sushi specializes in the Japanese dish sushi, served along with sake offered at discounted rates during their Happy Hours. Its exteriors are charming with flower pots hanging outside glass windows, while the interiors are spacious and comfortable. Guests can savor dishes such as Titanic, which is a platter of tuna, shrimp tempura, avocado, cucumber and eel sauce. Other platters include the Green Dragon, Cherry Deluxe, Red Rock, Bay Scallop, Alaska, Super California and Caterpillar. The attractive visual presentation of its sushi rolls only serves to increase one's appetite.
Housed within the Mariani's Inn on El Camino Real, Mariani's Restaurant has been a Santa Clara mainstay since its establishment in 1953. The menu here promises delicious Italian and American fare. Every dish is prepared with great care using the freshest available ingredients. Their Sunday brunches are quite popular locally - this includes a feast of much-loved offerings like pancakes, french toasts, fresh cut fruits, granola, juices and much, much more! The facility is also quite the local favorite when it comes to special celebrations and private celebrations like weddings and anniversaries. There's a wonderful line up of live music entertainment offered along with an efficient, attentive service; check the website for more information.
This is a great place to catch a quick and delicious meal. You have a range of sandwiches, soups, salads and main such as lasagna to choose from. Reasonably priced and prepared with the freshest ingredients, the food offered here makes up for your regular dose of nutrition, with its high fiber and low fat content. The quick and friendly service makes the visit even more worthwhile. So if you're starving and don't have much time to spare, Erik's is a great option to dine at!
Black Angus Steakhouse is renowned for their perfectly hand-cut, fresh Black Angus steaks that are seared in open flame for a lovely smokey flavor. Their branch in Sunnyvale follows the tradition faithfully. Get your appetite rolling with starters such as Loaded Potato Skins and Chicken Tenders. Feast on steaks like Bacon and Blue Butter Ribeye, Mushroom & Bleu Filet Mignon and Honey-Garlic Glazed New York Strip. For those who like seafood can try their Grilled King Salmon and Large Lobster Tail. While their Steakhouse Bacon Cheeseburger and Filet Mignon Sandwich are equally noteworthy. Their BullsEye Bar is a laidback sports bar where you can enjoy the happy hour with good drinks, food and catch a game on high definition flat screens. This location does not serve lunch but is a great place to dine with family and friends.
With a huge sushi boat and Asian decor everywhere, this Japanese place has been a local favorite for almost a decade. The sushi is excellent and very fresh. If you desire, the sushi chefs will engage you in hilarious banter while you eat. Dinners are very affordable, the teriyakis and tempuras all not at all heavy on pockets. Typical menu items include Saba Shio-Yaki, Salmon Teriyaki, Shrimp Tempura, Chicken Katsu and Beef Sashimi. And the great thing is that you can order every single item on the menu through the restaurant's web site, even down to each individual piece of sushi.
Duke of Edinburgh is so authentic, you will think that you have crossed the Atlantic. The decor, the attitude, the food, it is all extremely U.K. The crowd ranges from 20-somethings to older British ex-pats. Although there is no dancing, you can choose from a decent selection on the jukebox, which is packed with standards and standards-to-be. A great escape from the shopping malls that inhabit the general area, it is distinctly different from the run-of-the-mill bars. The noteworthy items on offer here include over 12 beers on tap along with a range of single malts.
This pizza parlor has been in the business since 1962. Sandwiches, appetizers, salads and pastas also feature on the menu, but pies rule here: the Parmesan Chicken, Steak and Shrimp and Bacon Chicken all come highly recommended. The plus points of this eatery are that it has a children's playroom, video games, and giant televisions that screen the latest gaming action. Take-away and delivery services are both available, and the restaurant has a birthday club and a Royalty Rewards scheme too. Besides, it is well known for its kid's birthday parties, catering services and special offers such as free pizzas for children during certain times of the day.
Dynasty Seafood Restaurant in the Vallco Shopping Mall is among the best Cantonese and dim sum diners in town. This huge restaurant with its high ceilings, curved walls, red and blue neon light fixtures, chandeliers and mirrors has 10 private rooms besides its main dining hall. Using only fresh, imported ingredients to give an authenticity to their food, their extensive menu is packed with flavor. Savor dishes like Honey Glazed Barbecue Pork, Honey Walnut Prawns, Braised Shark’s Fin Soup, Smoked Sea Bass, Peking Duck and Suckling Pig. It is a nice spot to dine with family and friends.
Whether you are a native or visiting Sunnyvale, stop by Madhuban Indian Cuisine to experience authentic Indian flavors in an elegant and classy environment. The ethnically decorated interiors, interspersed with a lot of artwork and artifacts from India, exude a unique ambiance that befits every occasion whether casual or otherwise. On the menu one can find traditional specialties like Murg Methi Malai, Lamb Vindaloo, Palak Paneer and Dhaba Seekh Kebab. Choice of sides includes rice cooked in Indian style and flat-breads like Roti, Naan and Parantha. Make sure you leave room for dessert. Service is top-notch, quality is unparalleled and the whole experience is worth every buck.
The Valley Plaza Cafe is a quality choice for grabbing a bite to eat on your lunch hour. The menu doesn't offer up any curve balls or anything very inventive but the service is great and warm bread and butter is served while you wait for your food. The cafe is located next to the lobby in the Embassy Suites so don't be thrown if it takes you a second to find it.
Overlooking a lovely duck pond, Faultline Brewing Company is a cozy brew pub and restaurant. With four distinct spaces for dining, its rustic, industrial decor is beautifully accentuated by wood, steel pipes and floor-to-ceiling glass windows. While the bar is more intimate overlooking the brew-house and features more than 20 flat screens, the upper room is spacious and has a lakeside view. Their banquet room is a converted old patio space and is used for private events. For alfresco dining, their outdoor patio is an ideal spot as it is enveloped with lush trees, blooms and carpet roses. It is besides the duck pond and is a refreshing place to enjoy the happy hours or have a meal. Take a sip of their artisanal beers and savor their menu that has been created to complement their brews. Faultline also hosts regular live music on Fridays and Saturdays.