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Layang Layang

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1480 S De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129-4605
408-777-8897
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner
Description: Hour: Tu - Thr: 11AM-3PM, 5PM-9:30PM Fri: 11AM-3AM, 5PM-10PM Sat...
Hour: Tu - Thr: 11AM-3PM, 5PM-9:30PM Fri: 11AM-3AM, 5PM-10PM Sat: 11AM-10PM Sun: 11AM-9PM
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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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I've only been here once but it was sublime. (Also I've been away from home for over two months now so the cravings were REAL) 1) Roti - just like the prata at home, maybe a bit better - really fluffy and delicious! 2) Nasi Lemak - pretty spot on - but the rice could have been a tiny bit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
Lucy L
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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I've only been here once but it was sublime. (Also I've been away from home for over two months now so the cravings were REAL) 1) Roti - just like the prata at home, maybe a bit better - really fluffy and delicious! 2) Nasi Lemak - pretty spot on - but the rice could have been a tiny bit... More 

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Our familly love to come here, we don't come very often due to the parking issue, but the food is really good

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San Jose, California
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Our Malaysian friend recommended this place to us. I tried twice and I like it. Staffs are friendly, they serve food quick, food quality is good. I especially love their unique drink.

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Denver, Colorado
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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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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 via mobile

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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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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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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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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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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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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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1480 S De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129-4605
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 408-777-8897

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Malaysian

Description

Hour: Tu - Thr: 11AM-3PM, 5PM-9:30PM Fri: 11AM-3AM, 5PM-10PM Sat: 11AM-10PM Sun: 11AM-9PM
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

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