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Tarragon

140 South Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
408 737-8003
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Ranked #20 of 326 Restaurants in Sunnyvale
Price range: $25 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
Description: Tarragon Restaurant is the place to gather and enjoy cocktails, beer, wine and HANDCRAFTED FOOD. We simply call it Sunny California Cuisine; "from farm to table" our food is the freshest, seasonal ingredients found right here locally in California supplied by our community of artisans, farmers and purveyors. The food is simple, yet very flavorful allowing the ingredients to take center stage featuring the real Mesquite Grill. However, for lunch, we have a creative traditional menu with many choices from our seasonal offerings in salads, pasta, superb sandwiches and entrees! The diverse and carefully selected 150+ wine list, as well as, 20+ wines by the glass is sure to provide the perfect complement to your meal by the bottle or by the glass. The ambiance of the restaurant, as well as, the banquet room, complements the cuisine and service with just the right combination of sophistication and old-world charm, whether it is the party of two or two hundred, you will be taken care of.
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English first
Sunnyvale, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had a nice quick lunch there with nice service, comprised only in a salad and desert. We were surprised by the limited portion size given the price, but the dedicated service, since we were alone on the terrace, made up for the disappointment.

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Arlington, Virginia
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170 reviews 170 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

A large group; the food was great and the service was excellent. My citrus salad with salmon was fresh and the salmon was perfect. A great meal with a glass of the house merlot.

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Gottingen, Germany
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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146 reviews 146 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 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
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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