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Tamarine

4.3
1764 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Vietnamese
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Embark on a culinary journey through Southeast Asia at Tamarine. Nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley, this upscale restaurant offers a refined take on Vietnamese cuisine, served in a peaceful white-table setting. Helmed by Chef Tammy Huynh, Tamarine's menu features an exquisite selection of entrees, soups, salads and signature dishes cooked with the freshest Asian ingredients.

Get your taste buds racing with some shrimp spring rolls before diving into a delicious entrée of crisp-fried whole Mediterranean striped bass served with a sambal shellfish sauce. Complement it with a specialty cocktail, made using traditional ingredients. Visit the bar between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. and enjoy great Happy Hour discounts. In addition to its elegant dining room, Tamarine also offers semi-private and private dining areas for guests who prefer a little more intimacy. The restaurant's elegant setting makes it an ideal pick for an after-hours cocktail.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Vietnamese, Asian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(650) 325-8500
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Tammy Huynh
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Private party facilities
To experience Tamarine in a private setting, the restaurant is pleased to offer three elegant private dining options that can seat from 10 to 155 guests.
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Private party contact
Charles Chen: (650) 325-8500 ext. 104
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Tasso & Webster
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Parking details
public free parking directly behind building at the Cowper/Webster garage.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.3
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4.4
food
4.1
service
4.1
ambience
4.3
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normar (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined on September 11, 2015

Shaking beef was great as usual. Our guests enjoyed the rice dish with egg. Service was very good and understated. Brought one bottle of wine and that was properly handled. Asked for some hot sauce for one of the dishes and it appeared promptly.

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Velasquez (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined on September 5, 2015

Loved the green sauce and the calamari, always pleased with the food. Service was nice and polite. Always love it here.

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Rudy (Central Coast)
4.0
Dined on August 31, 2015

Excellent food except for my entree which was just Too much salt....

All the rest is fantastic.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0
Dined on August 30, 2015

Very good food and service, nice place to have a conversation. sound absorbers on the wall really helps. Will come back

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vipJuJu (San Francisco)
3.0
Dined on August 28, 2015

We tried Tamarine for a special birthday dinner and were unbelievably rushed through our meal. The waiter made it clear that we didn't order drinks and starters fast enough to suit him, but even so, we were finished with our main meal 45 minutes after being seated. We did order dessert, which added another few minutes, but we were paid and out the door in 1hr 15 min. It didn't feel special! The food was interesting and tasty, but the experience was spoiled by being rushed.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0
Dined on August 28, 2015

The quality of food is always consistent. We enjoyed the food, and the service was great. The tab for 3 for lunch without any alcohol was $120. That's $40 per person for lunch... not a place one can frequent casually.

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OKNY1 (San Francisco)
4.0
Dined on August 26, 2015

I found the food to be exceptional, and the service equal... I bit pricey for some, but the quality of ingredients made it stand above your typical Vietnamese fare... Our group was for four, and each had enough to share our meals... It wasn't described as "Family Style," but definitely consider that concept when ordering... I rarely look at menu these days (I know, pretentious), and as the wait staff what to order based on what I feel like eating at the time... Our server Hector nailed it for me with the Sea Bass, and garlic noodles (their house specialty)... The four of us ate with a shared appetizer, four main dishes and three cocktails for $210! not a bad night

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined on August 25, 2015

Great food. Slow service.

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vipEventsLady (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined on August 19, 2015

Our server Brandon was a dream, and you can't beat gluten free calamari! :)-

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Karishma (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined on August 18, 2015

This place never disappoints me. Food Quality and service is top notch. Love the lychee martini. Vegetarians have great options.

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