About Faz Pleasanton

Faz Pleasanton is a perfect place for an intimate dinner for two, an evening out with a group of family and friends, or business entertaining and Sunday Brunch! Join us for outdoor dining on our landscaped patio. Our chef draws inspiration from both contemporary and traditional styles of Mediterranean and Persian cooking to create unique, distinctive dishes. We offer semi-private areas to private rooms; ranging in capacity from 10 people to 250 people. Our friendly banquet staff will work with you to make sure your event is the perfect location for your needs. Faz delivers both great food and relaxing atmosphere. Our goal is to ensure you and your guests enjoy every moment of your special event.

5121 Hopyard Road
Pleasanton, CA 94588
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Mediterranean, American, Italian

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 9:30am, Saturday and Holidays: 7:00am - 10:00am, Sunday: 7:00am - 10:00am;
Brunch: Sunday: 10:30am - 2:30pm;
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 5:00pm; Saturday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Happy hour nightly Mon-Fri 5pm-7pm in our cocktail lounge
Bar: 11am-10pm

Cross Street:
1 1/2 blocks off of I - 580

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(925) 460-0444

Website:
http://www.fazrestaurants.com/

Catering:
Call Cathy at FAZ Catering to set up your special event.
925.460.0434, or email cathy@fazrestaurant.com

Parking Details:
Street and Private Lot

Public Transit:
Just a few blocks from Dublin/Pleasanton BART.

Executive Chef:
Faz Poursohi

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
From private cooking classes to team buildings to holiday parties to weddings-Let us take care of you and your guests! Call today to set up your special event.

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Festive A la Carte Menu's for Christmas Eve at Faz
Specially created scrumptious holiday menus from 4 PM to 8 PM.
Reservations strongly suggested.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Join us for a Christmas Day Buffet at Faz! From 10:00-3:00PM and 4:00- 8:00PM, we will provide delicious menu items from Classic Eggs Benedict to House Smoked Salmon! We have many options for you to choose from!

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Private Dining

Spaces for rent: – Banquet rooms – Corporate meeting and convention rooms – Dining room – Bar area – Patio – Private Dining Room – 214 spacious hotel rooms for out of town guest

Faz Pleasanton Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.1

service

4.0

ambience

3.9

value

3.9

Noise

Quiet

84% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Lunch (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
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Good for Groups (5)
Business Meals (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Good for a Date (4)
Romantic (4)
Great for Brunch (3)
Casual (3)
Cozy (3)
Healthy (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Authentic (1)
Fun (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Scenic View (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
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·Dined 7 days ago

Even with a table of 10, the service was good, with prompt, evenly spaced service and tasty food! The team really enjoyed it.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Scenic View
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Service was slow. Server could not give any details about a special dish for the evening when asked. Menu was very limiting. We ordered a salad and two entrees. After a very long wait, our entrees arrived. We told our server we did not receive our salad. He offered no apology. He never checked to see how our meal was. Dining room was a very cold atmosphere. Server needed to adjust the check because the salad price was not removed. We do not plan on returning.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 24, 2017

I made Thanksgiving reservations for my dad and friends. When they arrived, instead of being shown a table in the dining room, they were taken up the elavator to a sterile business conference room. They had to sit by themselves at table made up for 9. The restaurant obviously knew they were overbooked and took the greedy route. Although the food was ok (no sliced turkey, just pieces in broth), the experience ruined the occasion.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Thanks for cooking! We really enjoyed the Thanksgiving buffet - good food and friendly service.

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Good food and services. Had Thanksgiving there for the last four years. Also use it for business lunches

Tags: Business Meals
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Awful experience. Food was ok, but the service was absolutely bad. I would not recommend this place. And that would be the last time we will ever be there.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Had $20 open table credit but restaurant would not allow Passport Dining Card. I thought both were treated 'same as cash' for restaurant, but evidently NOT...Could not apply Open Table award along with Passport...Bummer!...
Next Open Table opportunity will not be at FAZ

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Only 3 other tables occupied and we had to wait interminably long to get our order taken and everything we asked (more than once) for delivered. Meals took half an hour to come out when the kitchen should have had nothing to do. Waiter was obviously distracted by too many other responsibilities and we were not the priority.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 20, 2017

This is in a hotel, but doesn't seem like a hotel restaurant. The food wad good, the menu was far from basic or boring, and the servers were quite attentive.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 10, 2017

One of the better choices in the are. A bit dated, though. Food is good. But don’t expect to be blown away.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 26, 2017

When we first booked, we didn't know it was in a hotel... pleasant surprise! That meant a large amount of seating, and servers spaced people out so that we all had quiet evenings. EXCELLENT service, some of the friendliest servers we've ever had. Enjoyed hearing about specials and ingredients -- they were very knowledgeable about all the dishes & the cocktails. Exciting and eclectic menu. We will definitely return here.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Fun, Late-night Find, Healthy, Happy Hour, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on August 21, 2017

We were surprised by the quality of the food and service. Usually it seems that restaurants connected to a hotel seem to lack a little. NOT HERE, it was excellent all the way!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 14, 2017

I have eaten at Faz in Sunnyvale several times and loved the food - saffron rice, lamb shanks etc. This week, I met for a business lunch and was rather disappointed. The flat bread was microwaved - it arrived hot and soon turned into cardboard type bread. I ordered a Fatoush Salad with a Lamb Tenderloin brochette. The lamb was perfectly cooked. But both salad and lamb were really plain. Bland.

So, it was an okay dining experience. The service was attentive, and quick (we asked them to keep us on schedule). The food was uninteresting.

Tags: Business Meals, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on August 14, 2017

We had a party of seven and ordered food for about 12. Generally, food quality was nothing spectacular. Some of the dishes were way too salty, especially the shish kebab. Pizzas are definitely not worth it. My son said it stated a lot like his school cafeteria pizza. Of the 12 dishes, the following were on the better side: calamari, linguine con vongole, chicken tikka marsala. Service was pretty slow even though there were only 5 tables of customers. Will not go back.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Food was ok but service was way slow...
We had waited and waited for long while. There were only few patrons and now I understand why

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Excellent food and service, as usual!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Saturday night is the best time to go to FAZ..........it is half-priced wine night from an excellent wine menu, Food is above average; we had the Shish Kebob made with large tender chunks of filet mignon. Alberto, our waiter, is outstanding.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 6, 2017

Tony and the staff at Faz were great! We had a business lunch reservation for 12 people and we were set up in the semi private room with our appetizers beautifully spread on the table waiting for us when we arrived. Everyone enjoyed the meal and the service overall was outstanding.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 25, 2017

Our Favorite Restaurant!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Our wait person MacGyver was helpful with recommendation as far as the food on the menu. Very courteous and friendly. Would definitely come back.

Tags: Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Food and service was great--which can be a difficulty on a holiday. Fax staff was attentive. Buffet was well watched and replenished.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Excellent Restaurant as usual!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Wife's bday- we had an absolute treat with the service and the food
Excellent ambience and it is now in our top 5 list

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Fax was pleasant enough restaurant. Very quiet on a Sunday evening, which was nice. My chicken kabob was very tasty and more than I could eat......I took the rest home. My wife's chicken dish had too much hot spice in it to finish the meal. Overall, a decent place to eat and moderately priced.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Another great Saturday night at Faz with an excellent dinner at Faz @ Pleasanton, CA! Then to dance to the great music of Mary & Partner (live band) and drink some very good wine!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 1, 2017

We went there after our daughter's graduation! The service was excellent, the people were very friendly and attentive, and the food was great. My husband loved the ambiance. He said that this would be one of our "go to" restaurants when we want to go somewhere nice. Our waiter acknowledged our daughter's graduation, and the Maiter D remembered that my sister, cousin and I had been there before, even though it was several months ago! Amazing! I can't think of one complaint!

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 28, 2017

Excellent food and wine!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 27, 2017

I have taken friends many times! Great experience!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Comfort Food
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 21, 2017

We had a bad experience at Faz. Went for lunch/brunch. Only one other table of guests, yet the service was terrible. We waited at least 20 minutes for our server to take our order. Quality of food and presentation were both marginal. The beef kebab was extremely dry. Eggs Benedict was over cooked and hollandaise sauce was vinegary and sour. We won't be returning.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Best restaurant in Pleasanton, CA!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 14, 2017

This restaurant was perfect for mother's day. We avoided the crazy holiday crowds and found a gem of a place that my parents really enjoyed. White linen, but not crazy fancy--perfect for us. My mom really enjoyed her Fettuccini Marco Polo and my dad raved about the Slow Braised Lamb Shank. He said it was the 'best lamb I've ever had!'

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 14, 2017

We came for Mothers Day brunch. The food was fantastic and We all really enjoyed our experience.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 14, 2017

We had a great time at this brunch for Father's Day last year, so my mom picked Faz for Mother's Day brunch. This time was such a disappointment. The brunch was totally different and, honestly, quite terrible.

They got rid of the omelette station. The food was pretty flavorless. The Macaroni and Cheese--which was AMAZING last year--was cold and bland. The Eggs Benedict were way too salty and way over-spiced. The french toast was alright and the pizza was alright--but not worth $35 or however much the per person price was (which didn't include mimosas). I could have made a WAY better brunch than this for like.... $40 total. I have been to many brunches, and I can honestly say this one was the worst one I've ever been to.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 13, 2017

It was hard to decide to go or not to go since the place is hidden, not much marketing on the streets, or anything, so this is place is more about recommendations, so we went ahead and were very surprised by everything! I highly recommend it.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Excellent as always! Thank you Chris and staff for all your great service!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Great place for get-together with old friends.........party of seven...get the corporate table in the corner......Alberto is great and attentive....Saturday nights are 1/2 price wines....a real bargain.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Faz could not have been nicer.
Two large events were going on and the restaurant handled them perfect.
The menu was very interesting . . .which we liked!
Everything we had was great!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 5, 2017

Excellent as Always!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 3, 2017

Service extremely slow. Specifically told them during the reservation it was a business lunch for two. We were taken to a very intimate table for two, surrounded by loud people, while many larger tables were open. Too intimate for business, with no room for notepads. We switched tables and it was ok, but it was unnecessarily awkward at the beginning. Service was very slow. We were there for 1.5 hours and didn't get sodas until 30 mins in, food nearly an hour. We had to ask for boxes, ask for the check, and make it be known we were very done and needed to leave. Food was good, but a side note. I wouldn't come back for lunch, especially for business.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Excellent Restaurant and food as usual! We have dinner here every Saturday evening and then stay for the wine and live music with dancing! It's a great restaurant and hotel!

Tags: Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Gluten Free Options, Afternoon Tea, Good for a Date, Live Music, People Watching, Paleo Friendly, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Special Occasion, Spicy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Disabled Access, Afternoon Coffee, Happy Hour, Vegan, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Great Beer, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Organic, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Seasonal, Tapas, Late-night Find, Authentic, Comfort Food, Fun, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Casual, Kid-friendly, Business Meals
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