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Jan 15, 2007 06:02 PM

Southbay haunts? Favorites?

Looking for small, fun, and local restraunts in the south bay. Any suggestions? Im open minded about trying almost anything!!

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    1. I am no expert on the Southbay, but when I have been down there I like these places-
      Texas Smokehouse BBQ-1091 S Capitol Avenue, San Jose- I love their tri-tip and good sauce, collard greens.
      Chef Woo Chinese Restaurant-Bollinger Road, San Jose- love their chinese breakfast
      Tanto Japanese Restaurant- 1063 E. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale
      Good traditional Japanese, it's been awhile since I was last here but use to go often when I had a project down there.
      Huong Lan Sandwich- on Tully Road, San Jose. Vietnmese sandwiches excellent

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      1. re: Lori SF

        I need to mention Fleur De Cocoa- 39 N Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos
        one word Outstanding! I stumbled upon this place because it is ok to "judge a book by it's cover" I had to get some sweets for a meeting and boy was I the hit. They do beautiful pastries, cakes and by the looks of it good sandwiches, salads, etc.

      2. Small, fun, local? Aqui in Willow Glen (SJ) for Southwestern; Kebab N Curry in S'Clara for Indian buffet lunch weekdays; Mio Vicino (Willow Glen, S'Clara); Twist Cafe (Campbell); any Krung Thai (2 in San Jose). Too many to mention, now that I think about it, so browse earlier threads.

        1. There are many - try Viva Los Gatos. It's in a strip mall but nice atmosphere. It has a nice bar, good menu, music sometimes.
          Also Fratello, another strip mall gem in San Jose, is very enjoyable.

          1. Thanks for your input! Ive been to a few of the ones mentioned and agree they are good! I will give it a whirl and try the others!