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Chez TJ

938 Villa St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1236
+1 650-964-7466
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
“foie gras” (6 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
938 Villa St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1236
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Celebrated my Mom's 75th Birthday and she absolutely loved it. She talked about this meal for days. There were about a dozen courses on this tasting menu for $150/person. You are not presented with a menu at the start of the meal, only a choice...More

Thank JeepneyGirl
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Agree with Greg P...we have dined in some of the finest restaurants in the world, and Chez TJ, was the most pretentious ever/anywhere without cause. Waiter refused to tell us what was on the fixed menu choice of "local" (which is nonsense as local is...More

Thank drukpa k
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This was a 2 Michelin Star meal at a 1 Michelin Star restaurant!!! One of our few 5 star reviews. We have been eating at Chez TJ's since the early 1980's and always have enjoyed our dinners with all the different chefs. Even when we...More

Thank Cal_Travel_Lover
Reviewed 12 March 2017

From the moment you arrive for your reservation, you are greeted very warmly, yet quietly. The atmosphere exhibits a respect for calm and quiet dining. Once seated, you are welcomed once again by your server for the evening, although there will be several servers over...More

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was our 3rd time at Chez TJs. The first two were in the late 90s, prior to them receiving a Michelin star. Unfortunately it's gone from elegant fine dining to overly pretentious dining. Now extremely overpriced, $500 for two with a bottle of Chardonnay....More

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We have eaten at Chez TJ occasionally since the 1980s! And one thing that's consistent is how great the experience is. They have 2 prix fixe menus with no options, although they will make accommodations for diet restrictions. Most recently we got the locally sourced...More

1  Thank CalifTravelerOne
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We went for our 20th Anniversary -- a special dinner out to celebrate quite a milestone. While the food was very good, it was extremely rich. We did the larger tasting menu, and in retrospect we both wished we'd done the smaller one. Each course...More

Thank sharonrichmond1
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I had dinner at Chez TJ's on a weeknight with two work colleagues. The meal was remarkable: a prix fixed menu with 7-8 courses that is perfectly orchestrated with an understanding that each course is about serving complimentary flavors and textures without overwhelming a guest...More

1  Thank Emily J
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I made a reservation through an app the publicize in their website (beeline) and when I arrived they didn't have any record of the reservation whatsoever, and couldn't accommodate me. A restaurant who cannot handle their reservations correctly, is definitely not michelin-star quality.

Thank eic96
Reviewed 9 November 2016

So far for me, good food was always driving down to the city, because you dont have many good restaurants in South Bay. Chez TJ changes that. We went for the seasonal tasting menu. The lamb just melts in your mouth. The foie gras was...More

Thank pallavi m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 938 Villa St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1236
    (Shoreline & Castro)
  • Public Transportation: CalTrain: Mountain View
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-964-7466
  • E-mail
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