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Dim Sum to go in Santa Clara?

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wontonsoup Aug 3, 2010 09:32 PM

Visiting friends with kids tomorrow in Santa Clara. We will be driving down from SF and would love to bring delicious dim sum -- would also like it to be as fresh as possible. Our destination is close to Great America (Lick Mill Blvd & Tasman Dr). Any chance there might be someplace good to stop on the way? Thanks so much in advance.

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    kc72 RE: wontonsoup Aug 3, 2010 10:48 PM

    That area's pretty close to the Milpitas 99 Ranch Mall -- you can probably order takeout from the sitdown dim sum places Mayflower or ABC or the 99 Ranch probably has a takeout dim sum area. You can order takeout from HK Saigon nr Tasman and Lawrence Expressway also.

    I think there's a place across 880 called Kim Lee also.

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    Hong Kong Saigon Sea Food Harbor Restaurant
    1135 N Lawrence Expy, Sunnyvale, CA

    Mayflower Seafood
    428 Barber Ln, Milpitas, CA 95035

    ABC Sea Food Restaurant
    782 Barber Ln, Milpitas, CA 95035

    Kim Lee
    20 S Park Victoria Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035

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      soupnazi RE: wontonsoup Aug 3, 2010 11:21 PM

      dim sum king in sunnyvale
      http://www.dimsumkingnow.com/

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        wontonsoup RE: soupnazi Aug 4, 2010 09:50 AM

        Thank you both to KC and Soup. I'm a little wary of the dim sum from Ranch 99; I'm also looking for a place where I can zip in and zip out (will have kid with me too). I'm going to give Dim Sum King a try. Always love to check out a new place anyway. Thank you!

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        Dim Sum King
        99 Skyline Plz, Daly City, CA 94015

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          wontonsoup RE: soupnazi Aug 5, 2010 11:42 AM

          Just to report back... We ended up bringing a big box of goodies from Dim Sum King to our visit with friends. In the box were egg tarts, baked cha shao bao, cha shao w/ puff pastry, and sesame balls. Your basic kid-friendly, finger food. The egg tart pastry was flakey, custard was delicate; the cha shao puff pastry was slightly too big, but also flakey and tasty; the cha shao bao was the perfect size -- filling well-portioned and seasoned; the sesame balls also had a good amount of not-too-sweet red bean filling. Everyone was pretty happy and noshing pool side. All in all, I was pleasantly surprised at the quality. I just wish everything was still warm when we dug in :( We live in SF, but I do look forward to swinging by to try more items the next time we're in the neighborhood and in need of take away dim sum. Thank you again for the recs!

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