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357 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1256 (Castro & California)
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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San Jose, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The lunch buffet has a lot of items and the food is just about ok. The appetizers and main entrees were nothing special and the desserts weren't too fresh. The place was very crowded and the arrangement of all the food items was not very accessible for patrons. For instance, the desserts and appetizers & chaat items were right next... More 

Thank Sushar
Singapore, Singapore
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food ... Loved the food and service . Quite authentic and well worth a visit. Pleasantly surprised to find this at Castro Street.

Thank Kash8813
Mountain View, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So fresh and so tasteful. Many varieties but not with the price of the quality. Dessert table offers many authentic and worth to try options as well. Hope to get there soon back again.

Thank JariK
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I have been to many, but Sakoon was one of the best Indian restaurant I have been to. It's buffet system is worth a try. A must visit place

Thank Megha G
Palo Alto, CA
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Many other reviewers have commented on the high quality of the lunch buffet, but the quantity is also amazing. On a given day, there are something like 12 hot dishes, plus various appetizers condiments, sauces, salads and desserts. Thus, the strategy is to try small samples of a wide spectrum of dishes on the first "round," then come back for... More 

Thank FoodWallah
Tel Aviv
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

I came here since a buddy recommend this place. He is Indian. That is why i was surprised to taste the food and thunk it is not all that great. Just good. I was expecting a lot more for a 40-50$ meal.

Thank blink188
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

If your looking for a great indian joint..then it has to be Sakoon...! We were here for Sunday lunch with friends and enjoyed it every bit..the buffet spread is amazing, every item was delicious.. Good ambience..! All in all great place for a family outing..! PS: Do make a reservation if you plan to go on a weekend, this place... More 

Thank bhavna k
Mountain View, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Never thought I would find a North Indian restaurant as good as Amber India, but based on about 4-5 meals at Sakoon, I have to say that they are indeed as good. The food, the service, and the ambiance have all been terrific! Give it a try - you will not be disappointed!

Thank David K
Los Altos, CA
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We come here for the lunch buffet. Many of my Indian friends tell me it's their favorite in the area. It does get crowded, despite a pretty large capacity - there's an upstairs and back room that isn't obvious to see when you walk in. Food is a bit richer than some of the other Indian restaurants. I only eat... More 

Thank rubycafe
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Great cocktails, good food, but strawberry creme brulee came out as runny red chocolate pudding and garlic naan was burnt too much. Cauliflower appetizer delicious

Thank Ruth M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 357 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1256
    (Castro & California)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops: Train Station: Mountain View Caltrain, VTA Light Rail
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: 650-965-2000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?