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Sakoon

357 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1256
650-965-2000
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Ranked #26 of 293 restaurants in Mountain View
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Castro & California
Transit: Bus stops: Train Station: Mountain View Caltrain, VTA Light Rail
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  • English first
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English first
Mountain View, CA
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Go for dinner unless you like lunch buffets (granted, it is extensive, I just don't like buffets). Super fresh ingredients, great favors, wide variety of options. The sea bass is the best we have ever had. Inviting upscale decor. This is one of our go-to restaurants.

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SF Bay area
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I went there twice recently, the first time the food was fantastic. Every dish in the buffet was mouth watering delicious. The second time was good, 70% of dishes in the buffet were good. The nan's here leave are a little too dry but that's the case with most Indian restaurants. Of Indian restaurants in the bay area, I would... More

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

good menu selection.......good size portions........very pleasant service.....plesant atmosphere.......good food quality/price performance..........convenient to the performing arts center. would repeat.

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Santa Clara, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had visited Sakoon quite a often , they have lots of options in veg & non-veg ! I haven't seen these many option so far in bay area ..the quality of food & ambiance is outstanding ...I'd really recommend this place to my all friends .

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chennai
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Loved the restaurant, especially their mango lassi. The veg biriyani was spicy and awesome. The restaurant is at busy castro street is a nice evening timepass.

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san francisco
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have been there for both lunch buffets and dinner times and I think their buffet is exceptional. I love the selection of food. Its not overwhelming but still very good. Good salads and desserts.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Went 40 miles from San Ramon to Sakoon with colleagues for Dinner. We booked the lounge on the 2nd level where the ambiance was great and the food choices were super. The portion size was reasonable and the food taste was spot-on for my taste buds. Our Brazilian boss is a great fan of Indian food and he loved the... More

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Lorgues, France
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Been here twice now. The variety of dishes is excellent, and the quality consistently first class. I've eaten at fantastic Indian restaurants all round the world, and this is one of the best! The only thing that under-whelmed me was the bread, which was obviously not out of a proper tandoor oven. Will try the rotis next time.

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Toronto Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in on New Year's Day as we were out for a walk. We were seated right away, but as we ate the line got progressively longer. The buffet was outstanding, very fresh, hot and tasty. None of the "mush" that is often on buffets. I would definitely recommend Sakoon for lunch if you are looking for some bright flavours

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food was above average and ambience was also good, but you will find many options on Castro which could be better.

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