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Lion & Compass

1023 N Fair Oaks Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089-2101
+1 408-745-1260
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good53%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“salmon” (6 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1023 N Fair Oaks Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089-2101
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Very quaint and upscale ambiance! Pleasantly surprised by the wine choices. Superb food including great vegetarian options! Prompt service and knowledgeable waitress, Tanya who really knows how take care of customers.

1  Thank SriniV5
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This restaurant has been there forever, its not quite the business venue it was in its heyday, but still a good environment for business lunch or dinner. Food is good, service also.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is spacious and comfortable. The menu is very good and the food was delicious. Add good service and nice wine list and it makes a good meal.

Thank orrdin
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This is the place that deals are done in Silicon Valley. Too bad the place was quiet last night. We had the fried calamari and chili Prawns. The mango salad, ahi tuna sashimi was good. Great service.

Thank Szewee1968
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Valet parking only. Hostess was reluctant to seat me in the dining room. She suggested the bar. I sat there and was not greeted or waited on then valet could not find the car. Had to find another place to eat. This place should be...More

Thank Ralph R
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I met some friends for dinner on a Thursday night. Pleasant place, not noisy. I started with a smoked salmon salad. Plenty of greens, good salmon. Why hasn't anybody else thought of this? It was great, as was everything else. A bit pricey but worth...More

Thank Tom X
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is probably the only upper-mid range restaurant in the area where it is possible to get a table without waiting for lunch on a weekday. And they have a parking lot, which beats looking for a parking spot in downtown Sunnyvale. Lion and Compass...More

Thank ravelshark
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Service is good and the food is usually very fresh. You can't go wrong with their entrée salads, I had the scallop salad and it was amazing. The calamari on our last visit was dry, I would pass on that appetizer. Dessert was really good...More

Thank JBR888
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice place! Plenty of parking!! Serene!! They have a great collection of wines!! Food was ok! I liked their fried calamari! Salmon was done nicely!!

Thank scimom2016
Reviewed 19 April 2016

After one of the best Caesar salads I've had in a looooong time, had an excellent steak cooked to perfection. Very good, generally attentive service. Somewhat limited but reasonable wine/beer selections. Would certainly go back

Thank William D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1023 N Fair Oaks Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089-2101
    (Corner of Fair Oaks Avenue and Weddell Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-745-1260
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