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132 State Street, Los Altos, CA
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Ranked #19 of 74 Restaurants in Los Altos
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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English first
Mountain View, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food; multiple courses (about 9) small servings so you can make it to the end. Some were amazing like the lobster and deserts, the rest were very good except the oyster and fish was not great and the flying rat (aka Squab) well should be still flying and on not on my plate. The Restaurant; Is pleasant, nicely presented,... More 

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San Francisco USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Ambience was quiet when we dined here on 8/2. But it shouldn't be long before this restaurant will be booked far in advance, so catch it before it becomes impossible to get a reservation. This place is far better than many one star Michelin restaurants in the peninsula/South bay. It is that outstanding. The lobster preparation was the best I've... More 

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Northern California
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We ate here last Friday night. Our impressions are very similar to the previous reviewer four months ago. It is indeed a special concept, carried out with care and flair. The multi-course prix-fixe menu offerings were supplemented with additional little dishes from the chef. Many of the dishes were prepared using modern culinary technology -- foams, etc. -- and contributed... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Ambience is a new Los Altos restaurant. It is a "special occasion" restaurant (translation: expensive and requires more formal dress), offering a multi-course tasting menu and optional wine pairing. The decor is tasteful and inviting. Our food was very good to excellent, and the wine pairings were well-matched to the food and delicious! I didn't meet the chef, but it... More 

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Additional Information about Ambience

Address: 132 State Street, Los Altos, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Altos
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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