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140 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
(408) 737-8003
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Ranked #18 of 325 restaurants in Sunnyvale
Price range: $25 - $25
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Californian
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: W. Evelyn Ave.
Transit: Cal Train
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41 reviews from our community

78% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Sunnyvale, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

There are so many restaurants in the local South Bay area that we could go to a different one each time we go out to dinner. That being said, we purposefully returned to Tarragon. Not only that but we will go back again. It's just a really nice restaurant with well cooked foods, great ambiance, interesting décor, and efficient wait... More

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Orange, MA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Nestled in Silicon Valley’s Sleepy-esque hollow of Sunnyvale resides a noteworthy eatery and watering hole named “Tarragon.” Tarragon affords a remarkably refreshing balance between that charming ambience so often encountered in nicer establishments of its sort and that illusive, breathable atmosphere one hopes bravely to find. Tarragon’s culinary coterie competes with “the very best of them,” while its serving staff... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I have eaten here a number of times. My wait time has ever been long, and the staff were always professional. My food order was always correct and arrived in a decent amount of time. I would recommend Tarragon anytime

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san francisco, ca
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had the lasagne which was somewhat made in the European style (bechamel.) Sauce was good but the pasta was gummy: sent it back. The service is excellent.

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Farmington, Michigan, United States
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117 reviews 117 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We visited early on a Saturday night and had to wait for table despite the place being less than half full. Bar tender was slow to get an order. Once the place started to fill, it was clear that they did not have enough waitresses to adequately cover the tables. Service was slow. My wife had the prime rib and... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Tarragon has the whole package - great food, great service and reasonable prices. On-street parking is a challenge, but there is a large lot directly behind that is easy to use.

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Topeka, Kansas, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Our first attempt was met with "We are closing" which was surprising, but it was a Monday. We came back on a return visit midweek and it was surprisingly empty which made for a very quiet dinner. The menu selections required some contemplation before we ordered... that allowed a drink first. The wine list is very god and the choice... More

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Sunnyvale, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I found the food delightfully delicious, large portions and with plenty of options. The atmosphere is nice and welcoming, I like the way the tables are arranged around the restaurant--not a bad seat in the house.

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Los Angeles, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We needed a place for a group of 17 to eat dinner, & Tarragon accommodated us beautifully. Service for such a large group can be difficult, but they handled it gracefully, efficiently & accurately. The food was excellent, & the location on Murphy St. in Sunnyvale's revived downtown was very charming. Lots of appealing menu choices, with meat, fish &... More

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Sunnyvale, CA
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187 reviews 187 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
745 helpful votes 745 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

My wife had this Friday off, so as soon as I got home at 445pm, we decided to go to the early bird special at Tarragon. Tarragon is located on Murphy street in the heart of old downtown Sunnyvale. The place has a half price appetizer and drinks special during happy hour, and also an early bird special before 545pm... More

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