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Cantonese food in San Jose area

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dimsumgirl Dec 31, 2006 06:13 PM

I am re-posting my earlier request with a clarification that I am looking for best places to find Cantonese food in the San Jose vicinity. Has anyone had any recent good experiences that they would be willing to share? I haven't eaten Cantonese in SJ in a couple of years. Thanks.

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  1. Melanie Wong RE: dimsumgirl Dec 31, 2006 06:34 PM

    Cupertino or Sunnyvale to the north okay?

    If Sunnyvale, then Hong Kong Saigon Seafood Harbor is above average for dinner. I liked lunch there better.
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

    Maybe others can comment on the dinner menu at Pan Tao in Sunnyvale, as i've only been there for dim sum lunch.
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

    Recent input on Joy Luck Place or Canton Delights in Cupertino?

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      snewdl RE: dimsumgirl Jan 1, 2007 04:37 AM

      For dinner, I'm a fan of Hong Kong restaurant, on El Camino Real in Palo Alto (near San Antonio). It's attached to a motel. Live seafood in tanks, secret menu on the wall. The waiter may recommend that you try the salt-pepper eggplant, in which case you should do so.

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        dimsumgirl RE: snewdl Jan 2, 2007 05:54 PM

        I love that salt and pepper preparation and thought I had tried everything s and p. Have had pork ribs, chicken wings, calamari, crab and shrimp done that way but never eggplant. Yum! A new place to try and a new way to enjoy s-p! Thank you.

      2. Chandavkl RE: dimsumgirl Jan 2, 2007 07:24 PM

        In San Jose itself, a nice Vietnamese style Cantonese restaurant is Bo Town Seafood, 409 S. Second St., in that little Vietnamese Chinatown adjacent to downtown. Also there are some Cantonese seafood places on a mile stretch of Monterey Road--Ocean Delight, Ocean Palace and Grand Fortune, I believe--that are pretty good.

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