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Bistro Tupaz

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5899 Santa Teresa Blvd., Ste 101, San Jose, CA
+1 408-578-5860
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Mountain View, CA
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Not sure why the TA community feels this would be a good place to eat. One good reason? Ambience 0, Food -10, Service OK. The bread that people raved about was soft and without any texture. The food, was colorless, flavorless and under cooked. I had ordered Ratatouille, with high hopes and asked them specifically to cook it extra since... More 

Thank NeemCR
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I wanted Mediterranean and looked in my trusted T. A. app. and decided to give Bistro Tupaz a try based on their most recent reviews. I called ahead because we had a special situation and the guy on the phone was very friendly and said, "come on in, no problem." Their menu is eclectic but our party of 4 foodies... More 

Thank M. A. G
San Jose, California
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148 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I can't believe I've lived here for three years and just found this place yesterday! Walking in I loved the decor, it's intimate and simple. I love the chalkboards that hang down it's a very nice touch. They have plenty of dining but of course it's the food that makes this five stars. It's not a huge menu which I... More 

Thank Nikki C
San Jose, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We ate here recently after not having been here for a long time. They have a new chef. The fish and chips were wonderful - much better than London, or Seattle, or other places supposedly famous for fish and chips. The short ribs were meltingly tender. We will start coming more often again.

Thank DL95135
Sunnyvale, California
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363 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We finished a hike nearby and wanted a place for a quick bike. The Bistro has a very interesting menu, stews, pastas and such alongside burgers and fish and chips. We had the fish and chips (slightly underseasoned but crispy and good) and the avocado mousse with grilled shrimp - very tasty!!! They had lovely little baked goods - all... More 

Thank ohdonnaoh
Healdsburg, CA
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358 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Maybe the chef had the day off. Maybe the spice rack was lost. Maybe I just picked the wrong items. I had vegetarian pot pie and a side of roasted Brussels sprouts. The former was anything but a pot pie. There was no crust; it was a large bowl of vegetable gruel with a remarkably bland flavor. I salted. I... More 

Thank CaliforniaFellow
San Jose, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

From the outside it looks like any other store front restaurant. It's almost as if you are transported to France when you enter. The tables are simple but the food is the best in the top 5 in the San Francisco Bay area. Everything is fresh. The pasta is home made and you can readily distinguish it by color and... More 

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San Jose, California
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

If you live in the South bay you should give that place a try. Tuesdays your dinner comes with free glass of wine. They have boards & card games (backgammon board, cribbage board...)so you & your family can play while waiting for food. Food range from Italy dishes and Hungarian (Goulash?) Their bread comes with 3 types of yummy spread...... More 

Thank Luciewallace
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Homely European cafe with some traditional Mediterranean dishes from Greece, France etc plus pasta and pastries,

Thank CavalinoRampante
San Jose, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Love this place! It's small, but clean and quaint, and the food is fantastic! And, they have a wonderful pastry bar. The staff is friendly, too! Great deals offered on Restaurants.com!

Thank emaree10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5899 Santa Teresa Blvd., Ste 101, San Jose, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-578-5860

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?