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Tanto Japanese Restaurant - CLOSED

1306 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-4336
+1 408-249-6020
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
27 Jun 2016
“Down to earth family style Japanese restaurant.”
8 Mar 2016
“Good food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Sushi, Japanese
1306 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-4336
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

They offer very good-value lunch Menu. I was quite happy with the Bento Box which I have ordered. It is Tempura combo with some Teriyaki Beef. The portion is plenty and the taste is quite good. Service is friendly and fast. It is not a...More

Thank SiuMui
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

But it can be a very long wait for a table! Go right when they open and your chances are better. Food is fresh and well prepared but I don't think it's that special. We shared some salmon ikura rice bowl and a tempura udon...More

Thank pglaw
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Unlike many Japanese restaurants, Dan Izakaya serves dishes that are shared family style.... We sat in the semi-private table area towards the back. We ordered the Tako (octopus) and Daikon Radish salad, Stir Fried Pork and Veggie Udon, Salmon and Salmon Roe over rice and...More

Thank lwj
Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

Everything we ordered was so excellent and different compared to what we can have in other japanese restaurant in the us. Scallops with salmon row, salty duck, clam ramen, braised beef tong, ginber pork belly, salmon and salmon roe rice hot pot and Unagi rice...More

Thank philippeSJC
Reviewed 27 August 2014

When you see Japanese eating at a Japanese restaurant, that's a sign that the food is authentic! And I sure see a lot of Japs here. Food is always of high quality, love the uni rice, beef tongue, and the shingen ice cream is heavenly!

Thank JuJu7890
Reviewed 12 July 2012

sashimi salad was bomb! maybe the best sushi place in san jose!

Thank sarah j
Reviewed 25 May 2012

This place was recommended by friends. I was there alone, seated pretty quickly. The seat they gave me though was essentially a closet with single seat, facing a wall about 2 feet away. Note to staff, a single diner might want to be out in...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2009

Very good Ikazaya style Japanese restaurant. We had the sashimi salad, agedashi tofu, kimchi pork, tempura whitefish (they're small like sardines but with a mellow taste) and the tai fried rice dish. The last item was a bit bland but everything else was delicious. Not...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2008

Really good small dishes... I'd skip the Sashimi next time though.

Thank canyousaycheesy
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Reviewed 5 May 2008

The dishes are all really good =O)

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:45 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:45 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:45 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:45 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1306 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-4336
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-249-6020
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