Mosaic Restaurant and Lounge- San Jose

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306 reviews
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Mosaic Restaurant and Lounge features traditional Asian and American cuisine. Located in the heart of downtown San Jose, within the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, formally the Hotel Montgomery. Mosaic is a destination for great dining experiences, lounging with friends, specialty cocktails, and much much more.
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Los Angeles
21 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If you would like to have mix of Asian and American food in San Jose, this is the place for. Foods are innovative based upon Asian taste, including fresh 'sashimi' grade raw fish. Waiters are so friendly and helpful. Say if you have guests from all over the world, this would be a wonderful place for dinner to have any kind of flavor you can enjoy. Also, they have decent local draft beer, and wonderful list of bottles of wine.

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H
Los Angeles
22 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

When you are in the area, and would like to enjoy asian food, this is the place. Not authentic asian restaurant, but could enjoy asian like food, really fusion, mixed up, food of several asian taste, including Japanese, Chinese and Korean. Draft beer is good, too. Also, they have decent wine list.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Came there for my wife's birthday and Tim our waiter made it so special.

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C
San Francisco
33 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Shared two appetizers: prawns and hamachi plus crab rice with my friend. Then we split the molten chocolate cake with coffee ice cream. It was delicious and our waiter Tim was a hoot!! Definitely plan to return💕

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AS
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Been a while since we were at Mosaic. The Sea Bass was excellent, pork chops good. Tim our server was attentive, involved, comfortably professional and a pleasure to deal with. We would recommend Mosaic and return again.

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R
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The restaurant has a new chef and the food is outstanding, especially the duck and sea bass. Additionally, front of house staff does an outstanding job of making guests feel welcome and catering to their needs. We will definitely be going back.

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p
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great hidden gem in downtown San Jose with a Asian Fusion flare. We had the tuna tartar, duck breast and sea bass, all were wonderful and some of the best of each that we have had.

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NF
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and excellent customer service. I will definitely be back!

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RM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and experience, as usual. We got our favorite waiter Tim again! He makes every visit memorable.

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RO
San Francisco
50 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Service outstanding and food excellent. Highly reccmmend

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SU
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Met friends for happy hour and dinner got seated immediately but no server for 40 minutes. Missed happy hour and every drink we ordered ty hey said they did not have. While staff hung out we waited for service. Did not even get seated for dinner reservations. Won't be back again.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 5ambience 2

Not much vegetarian options and the food didn’t taste great. Some dishes were ok but nothing to rave about. Service was excellent though. It was also too cold as if no heaters were turned on. Likely would never return again and if didn’t have the Groupon, would have found it as an over priced, not worth the price at all food.

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AD
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service

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M
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tim was an awesome waiter and we really enjoyed his recommendations.

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RZ
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was fantastic. Our Waiter was fabulous. I forgot his name , but he is a young , very knowledgeable man. He served us at %;30 pm last Saturday and suggested a coquetel : Moscow Mule: we had three of those! Very, very good.

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D
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Food is great. Everything was fine right. Or server Tim was excellent. He made sure our special food request was met, he paid attention to the pace of the food. The only thing could be better was the noise level. The bar area next to the restaurant had some birthday celebration. They were super loud. Some may think it's great for the energetic feel. But that is not a good thing if you're looking for a quiet dinner.

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MC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Definitely recommend this place my husband and I made a dinner reservation And our server Tim Solomon was Very friendly and I love how he gave us recommendations with what to eat we will definitely come back again

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San Francisco
117 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Our wait staff was most attentive. Their wine recommendation was quite apt. The appetizers were delishes. The stuffed salmon was a bit dry . I liked the crispiness on it but my husband didnot. The vegetables retained their crispness. All in all a very nice dinner at a very reasonable price.

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BK
Sacramento
6 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb dining experience. Service was exceptional and the food was perfectly prepared and well presented. Would definitely recommend if you like Japanese cuisine.

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AD
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Entrees were on the pricey side. It looks like it might be better to go with noodles and small plates and we might try that next time. Wine list was limited but looked like beers had a much better selection.

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Tahoe
13 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

I've tried Mosaic in the past for business lunches and they were adequate.

I took family there for dinner this week and was very disappointed. The filet was done okay as were the scallops, but then it is quite easy to prepare those dishes.

My miso-ginger salmon was overcooked, tasteless and the accompaniments were soggy.

The lobster-garlic noodles were awful, the noodle were so overcooked a baby could have gummed them, no texture at all. Perhaps the chef had a bad night but there was no taste at all in the dish, let alone layers of flavor that I would have expected.

For a lunch place, acceptable but for dinner they are not ready for primetime.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice atmosphere, food was outstanding, and Tim our waiter was spot on with his food recommendations as well as his drink s. 5 star easy

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ML
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very food, creative food items. As a foodie, I always look for different taste sensations. My wife commented that it was the best salmon dish she has had....not expected. The wait staff was excellent. Our waiter was attentive, humorous, made us feel like we were regulars in his approach and style.....he made it a special experience. We used a Groupon which provided great value, but I would consider going without the extra incentive....it was that good an experience.

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LM
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Mosaic old-fashion is one of the best. Very smooth with a hint of bitterness and sweetness.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 3ambience 2

We had bought two Groupons to use just for dinner tonight but we were told AFTER we had finished dinner that we could not use it tonight and had to pay a very hefty price due dinner which we were not able to afford. The inky reason we had come here was because of the Groupon deal, but no where was it mentioned that we could not use it tonight

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ask for tim, hez the best, does suggest the menu based on our palate. Very friendly staff. Apt for families too. Reasonable price, quality of food is goodand they give a good quantity of food too. 👍👍

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BS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

The food was well prepared and tasted great. Service was very good. I would put the price at $$$ instead of $$.

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KW
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We didn’t pre book anything fir Xmas. After calling and visiting several other restaurants, the Fairmont recommended Mossic.

The location inside the Four Points is a bit deceiving. It’s quite a nice restaurant.

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O
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 3

Below average food, could have microwaved frozen Chinese food. Too expensive for quality of food.

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MS
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We always have excellent service and the menu always gives us great options. Everything is full of flavor and so we keep coming back!

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S
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We reserved for dinner before a concert, but the Happy hour was going on at the time, so we decided to go for it instead. The drinks were good, as well as the appetizers, but I wish the appetizers were steamimg hot. Taste was pretty good, but not excellent.
We sat on one of the tables at the bar area, and every time someone opened the doors to the restaurant, we would get a cold breeze, so that was the part we liked the least. I wished they would close that entrance when it's cold outside, and use the hotel entrance instead.
I would like to try their dinner menu next time we go to San Jose.

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W
San Francisco
68 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our group of 8 really enjoyed our dinner and Matthew got us on our way in time for us to be seated for our concert. Great place.

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RP
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

overpriced food, nothing to come back for. Dessert was stale, only dish worth offering was Mongolian Stir Fry

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C
Los Angeles
47 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

This was truly a terrible place. They have a happy hour special but mostly fried things; beer might be a good buy. The dinner was inedible. I had very expensive sea bass that tasted fishy and bad. We also had a noodle dish that was terrible. Okay were the caesar salad (although they gave me the small serving size by mistake and then brought me another small one when I pointed it out--and we were charged for the large -- wine tasted odd. Overall, avoid this place!

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S
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was a repeat visit on a Groupon and the food was great and very tasty. Good portion sizes and a pleasant server, we will definitely return again

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m
San Francisco
27 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 3

The most expensive bad meal we have had in years

The waiter was either manic or drugged: if we were at his level, we would have been in and out in 15 minutes.

I ordered a sea bass in smoked ginger glaze. No glaze was apparent or tasted, but most importantly, the sea bass was mushy, like frozen fish that is old and improperly stored. It was not edible and returned. In it’s place I ordered tempura shrimp and lobster. It was not tempura, but deep fried. Everything was relatively tasteless and very greasy. I could not distinguish the lobster from the zucchini by taste. This item was $37!

The waiter indicated he would “take care” of us because of my displeasure with the sea bass. He did not take care of anything and was so wired as to not be able to attend to his job.

The bill for 3 people was $210!!!. The 2 other entrees were mediocre at best. This was an expensive and very poor dining experience.

I would strongly recommend that Mosaic Restaurant be avoided. There are mediocre restaurants in San Jose that provide far better food and service. If you have $200 to spend for 3 people, avoid Mosaic. Any other restaurant would be better; the Subway around the corner would have been a better choice. We eat out 2-3 times every week. I have dined in restaurants throughout the United States and Europe. Based on the cost, quality of food, and wait staff, this was the worst experience I can remember.

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MC
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 2

Good service and good food, but a bit noisy on Saturday night.

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BH
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We will definitely come again. Food was excellent. Waiter was fun and very good.

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SC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious and the service was outstanding!

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KW
San Francisco
44 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We had a choice of three starters for one diner, and a starter and entree for another. Our server, Eric, was very attentive and helpful; he gave sound advice on what dishes should come out first and how much it would all be. He checked in, but wasn't hovering. The food was delivered promptly, and when one dish was delayed, Eric came over and explained why and apologized profusely. We chose an IPA and the Earthquake Zinfandel to go with the meal, and they were good choices: flavorful and satisfying. Of the three starters, the pork belly buns were were plentiful (ooohhh, THAT much?! Oooops.) and rich. The soft shell crab was delicious and came with a just-right-not-too-spicy sauce. The calamari were also plentiful, so be forewarned and don't order three starters as a meal! They came with green peppers and onions and were done well. An excellent choice was the blacken Ahi (I keep wondering if that should be "blackened", but it says blacken in the menu), accompanied by soy sauce, ginger and seaweed. I wasn't much of a friend of the seaweed consistency (gel-ly); I had expected the dry kind, I guess, like in sushi, but the tuna was to die for. Best choice: the scallops on vegetable mash. Mmmmmhhhhhh. Full of aroma and cooked just right, translucent and light. All in all, a very good dining experience with excellent servers and staff!

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