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Chez TJ

4.7
1159 reviews
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$50 and over
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Contemporary French
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Attentive service, fresh flowers and soft music surround guests at this intimate, Michelin Starred, restaurant in downtown Mountain View. Inside a lovely Victorian home, Executive Chef Jarad Gallagher creates a contemporary French cuisine that accentuates the vibrant, fresh flavors found naturally in high quality products. Chez TJ's leads guests through an exciting evening of culinary pleasure. Our prix fixe style encourages a relaxed and enjoyable evening of dining and conversation. Four dining rooms provide an intimate setting for a special dinner with family and friends. One Star Michelin 2012 Guide, "Top Restaurants 2007" SF Examiner, "Three and 1/2 Stars" - San Francisco Magazine and San Jose Mercury News. Top Scores, Zagat & Gayot Dining Guides 2007.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary French, French, Contemporary French / American
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Hours of operation
Dinner only
Tuesdays - Thursdays 5:30pm - 9pm
Fridays - Saturdays 5:30pm - 9:30pm

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Phone number
(650) 964-7466
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Jarad Gallagher
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Shoreline & Castro
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Parking details
Across the street or in the three story edifice, up one block from your location.
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Public transit
CalTrain: Mountain View
Lightrail: Mountain View
Additional
Banquet, Beer, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine

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What 1159 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.5
ambience
4.1
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ScrappyKimberlyWiefling (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

This is by far the most extraordinary dining experience of my life! Every course was an artistic creation, even performance art, and I have never experienced anything quite like this anywhere on Earth. Simply indescribably creative culinary genius. Worth every penny!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Chez TJ was incredible! Fabulous food, fantastic service, wonderful atmosphere. Truly memorable evening!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Wonderful Valentine's experience. Thank you Chez TJ!

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OpenTable Diner (Edmonton)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

This was our second visit to Chez TJ. Last time, we went for our anniversary and it was cozy, delicious, inviting, and comforting. NB They had lost their Michelin Star at this point.

Now, they have regained their Michelin Star but this time, it was stiffer, more formal, and frankly, less fun. The somm last time was so friendly and the entire staff was incredibly welcoming . The food was more 'trendy' and still pretty good.

We just wish it felt as warm and welcoming as it did last time.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

I think the effort to provide creative / unusual / one-of-a-kind dishes is overdone. To have plates of multiple unique bites each with an exotic foundation, rare morsel, and complicated topping, one after the other, is too complex for a single meal. I kept wondering who the chef was competing with.

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Aldiaz (Vancouver)
2.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Food was very disappointing. Except for the caviar dish all else was rough / undistinctive. In addition, all fried items were heavy and greasy. I don’t think this. 1 Michelin star restaurant. If I had been alone I would have walked out.

The wine suggested by the sommelier was excellent.

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KayRam (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

This was the most wonderful dining experience my partner and I have ever had. An exhilarating gastronomic journey, each presentation complete with a narrated backstory. We opted for the (non-grand) wine pairing, and without being a huge drinker myself I really had to pace myself! It was like a marathon. 3.5 hours is about correct, we arrived at 9:30 and it was the perfect time for peace and quiet. Next time, we’ll dine here in the day - so our pictures aren’t so dark! What a lovely experience.

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JFar (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

There were so many delicious dishes. You are there for a few hours so you shouldn't go for a quick meal. But it is definitely worth the time commitment and it certainly did not feel like we were there so long since there were always new dishes coming out of the kitchen and friendly staff to answer any questions we had.

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Potts (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Beyond expectations. The food was fantastic. Service very attentive but not too much so.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Last meal of the year!

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