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Layang Layang

1480 S De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129-4605
408-777-8897
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Ranked #147 of 1,920 Restaurants in San Jose
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Malaysian
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Description: Hour: Tu - Thr: 11AM-3PM, 5PM-9:30PM Fri: 11AM-3AM, 5PM-10PM Sat: 11AM-10PM Sun: 11AM-9PM
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Denver, Colorado
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Wonderful Malaysian food. Try the pineapple fried rice and the taro nest dishes. They were just two of the great dishes we ordered. They handled our large group very nicely. We didn't have to wait because we got there right when they opened. Otherwise plan on waiting. I don't know that I'd be happy waiting for this place. It's good,... More 

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San Jose, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We have been here a few times in the past year, and the food has been consistently above average -- in portion sizes, taste, and quality of ingredients. I am short of calling it outstanding because there isn't a signature item made here that is the best. All of the vegetarian dishes we have had here are good. The service,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I have been this Layang Layang once to use a groupon. We ordered prata as an appetizer, which was crispy and fluffy. The curry was average and so was the popiah (it was a version that I have never tried before in Malaysia). For our main dishes we had char kuey teow and hokkien mee. I enjoyed the char kuey... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We visit San Jose several times a year and we always visit Layang Layang at least once. The street food is exactly how I remembered it growing up in Penang. The laksa was fantastic. HUGE bowl. The chicken satay is a must-have. Loved the chendol for dessert. The nyonya kuih was a little disappointing. We will skip it the next... More 

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Israel
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190 reviews 190 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Some stuff you'll like, some you won't, but that's because of cultural differences. Wonderful staff, ice cold beer, and really interesting presentations. The local Asian community really loves it, we were just unfamiliar with some of their offerings. I do promise you that a visit will make you feel good.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Having lived in Southeast Asia for two years, sometimes I have a craving for authentic food and not fusion or some Americanized version. I was surprised that this placed turned out so great. We had at least 6 different dishes, of which all were delicious - some I've never tried before. I don't like hot (spicy) food so was glad... More 

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San Francisco, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Looking for a good Malaysian/Singaporean meal? This is a great place, good for family, Unpretentious and friendly staff. One of our family's favorite place when we want some good food. Must order Roti Canai, and princess tofu if it is your first time there, Sarang Seafood if you like Taro.

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San Luis Obispo
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I loved the food so much that my daughter and I ate there twice last week. We go there when we are visiting in San Jose as we lived in Singapore and miss the foods from that area. The roti with curry is a must. We loved the mouse tail noodles, the curries, the basil chicken, fish head curry, clay... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Awesome spot, authentic Malay cuisine at a reasonable price. Try the sizzling lamb, pineapple fried rice and wash down with a Thai tea. Excellent service.

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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

after one of my friends introduced this place we do not go ANYWHERE else for Malaysian food. we have never been disappointed. prices,service, taste excellent. Only downfall is the wait but that is to be expected. we love it!

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Additional Information about Layang Layang

Address: 1480 S De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129-4605
Phone Number: 408-777-8897
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Asian, Malaysian

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