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Birk's Steak and Chop House

3955 Freedom Cir, Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 980-6400
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Ranked #18 of 365 Restaurants in Santa Clara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Mission College
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San Jose,CA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food is good but not exceptional. It caters heavily to local business people on expense accounts who don't really mind too much that it is overpriced. It is in a good location for a lot of hi-tech companies, but I still don't think it is as good as the wait time would suggest. Also, the place is so packed... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is one of my favorite places to eat. They have great food and are happy to accommodate food allergies. I highly recommend their truffle fries. :-) The outdoor seating is OK; unless someone is smoking outside. There is no view but the inside has a great restaurant / pub feel. (I'm from Boston, MA and it feels like home.)... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Quality meats and seafood. Service is top-notch. Restaurant and Bar are lively. Restaurant is located in back of corporate plaza but worth the trip.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The food was spectacular. Everything was prepared properly and was well worth the money I spent on it. The service however, was very slow. We asked several times for our bill. When it came, it was not separated. We did not completely specify, yet I separated and made notes on the bill so that it would be easy for the... More 

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Sollentuna, Sweden
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120 reviews 120 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Another one of those old style steakhouses with classical waiter style all housed in a new building. Overall good service and food. Seemed to be a lot of regulars coming in (I was tehre a Sunday night) which always is a good sign

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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Very good food but it's not a good evening business spot because it's very noisy. It's reasonable value and the Rib Eye on the bone all 3 of us ordered were excellent. Mashed potato and creamed spinach could use a little imagination. Maybe it's better to dine outside.

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Egchel, netherlands.
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Hidden between a few big office buildings on Freedom Circle in Santa Clara, this is a actually a great place to eat, when you stay in the Santa Clara Marriott. The steak and wine was really good. The only minus was that the expresso machine was broken down, and instead of finishing off with an espresso I could get american... More 

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Carmel, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We called an hour before to make reservations as we were in the area just by chance. We would have preferred that they said they were full instead of arriving and getting the worst table in the house. A lot of confusion seemed to exist. I wanted to leave but my husband felt we should say. We did have attentive... More 

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San Jose, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Attentive service. A raw bar that includes fresh crab, oysters and lobster. If you can't eat a whole filet steak share the "steak bites" with a trio of sauces. The clam chowder is delicious and only $5 a cup. Mini desserts like key lime pie, Oreo cheesecake and even a mini creme brûlée. Service is attentive, and they don't bar... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Had lunch at Birk's, hadn't been there in a while. Started with oysters on the half shell, nice mignonette, very fresh and very well presented (on ice, oyster liquor in the shell). Not many places where you can get this quality of oysters on the peninsula. Grilled sashimi appetizer was ok, they cut the tuna in a strange, thin but... More 

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Additional Information about Birk's Steak and Chop House

Address: 3955 Freedom Cir, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Phone Number: (408) 980-6400
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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