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bropaul Apr 1, 2008 05:53 PM

East Coast CH will be in San Jose for one (maybe two) nights in April. What should I not miss? I eat almost everything, but I'm not wild about sushi.

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  1. Robert Lauriston RE: bropaul Apr 1, 2008 05:59 PM

    Might be some ideas for you here:

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/427295

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      budnball RE: bropaul Apr 2, 2008 03:31 AM

      If you are looking for a 4 star major meal then Manresa is the place. Otherwise we have good but not really great restaurants.

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        ekandgh RE: bropaul Apr 3, 2008 06:45 PM

        If you have access to wheels, you can also consider:
        Alexander's Steakhouse in Cupertino
        Restaurant James Randall in Los Gatos (I think they still have prix fixe during the week)

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        Alexander's Steakhouse
        10330 N. Wolfe Road, Cupertino, CA 95014

        James Randall Restaurant
        303 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030

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          ceekskat RE: bropaul Apr 3, 2008 10:15 PM

          Some more ideas...

          http://www.chowhound.com/topics/491023
          http://www.chowhound.com/topics/399097

          http://www.vungtaurestaurant.com/

          1. wchane RE: bropaul Apr 4, 2008 09:32 AM

            If you're coming all the way from the east coast I'm suggesting you grab mexican or vietnamese.

            i'm not too sure about the best tasting mexican, usually the hole in the walls do it for me - la taquria, etc.

            However on vietnamese I like Tamerine in Palo Alto, or there are a variety of cafe/bistro style joints in s.san jose. Google for Broken Rice.

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              wkashiwagi RE: bropaul Apr 4, 2008 07:16 PM

              I agree with Wchane on opting for Vietnamese or Mexican.
              I really like Saigon 75 one block from San Jose City Hall. It's more upscale than the mom-and-pop places farther from downtown (assuming you're staying at one of the hotels downtown).
              http://www.killerrobot.com/wes/eats_v...

              Here are some other options from my site...
              http://www.killerrobot.com/wes/eats.html

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