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Japanese Restaurants Hoshi

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246 Saratoga Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95050-6629
408-554-7100
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Minutes from heaven.

This place could be amazing. The food is great, authentic, and at times innovative. The service, well there is really no service. The restaurant is run by 1 waitress and 1 sushi chef and maybe 1 person in the back. It's very mom and pop. But if you can get past waiting forever the be served... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
Shahram G
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Monte Sereno, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

This place could be amazing. The food is great, authentic, and at times innovative. The service, well there is really no service. The restaurant is run by 1 waitress and 1 sushi chef and maybe 1 person in the back. It's very mom and pop. But if you can get past waiting forever the be served, waited on, dishes cleaned,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Hoshi is truly a hidden gem. From the specials written in Kanji blanketing the walls to sweet family that owns and operates the restaurant, I have loved everything about my experiences at Hoshi. I always start with my favorite dish- umeochazuke- and then take to the impossible task of choosing between all the authentic Japanese items on their extensive and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

This is small and very authentic Japanese restaurant. Good and bad. The good is you get real Japanese food and the bad is real Japanese food includes small whole fish with bones and not much meat and slow service. We ordered the salmon belly special and were told they were out. We were offered salmon collar instead. It was tasty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

Entertainment, great food and drink along with my 39 of my closest friends. Very enjoyable and delicious New York steak.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2008

best sushi in town!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2008

This family owned place is authentic....the real deal. A lot of thought and care is put into the preparation and plating of food. Offers a good variety of sake. If you speak Japanese and know youre cuisine, I'm sure you can order items off the menu. Place is small and intimate, gets very crowded (usually with Japanese business men) for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 246 Saratoga Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95050-6629
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: 408-554-7100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?