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Cafe Baklava

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341 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1295
+1 650-969-3835
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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237 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017

Every year we travel to California and as we stay near Castro Street we visit Cafe Baklava. One of our friends said on our arrival, when are we going to Cafe Baklava? This should speak for itself. The menu is varied and the selections good.

Thank Charles S
Los Altos, California
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164 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Good family sit down place with warm bread to start. Portion sizes are small but the food is delicious. We tried the soup, eggplant and the stuffed artichoke which was really unique and tasty. The soup is decent and the portions are right for 2 people. Falafel was not the best as it was a bit dark but overall tasty... More 

Thank art-scuba
Mountain View, California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We live in Mt. View. Eat out frequently and this is one of our staples. My husband usually orders the lamb chops and he says it is better than New Zealand, where they have more lambs than people. He says grilled perfectly. I usually order fish. They have salmon and dorado and trout at different times and I like them... More 

Thank startreklover
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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163 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We use to eat at this place every time we go to the SJC area. Food used to be good as well as service but our last experience wasn't so great. We waited for more than 40 minutes to get the food. Service was awful and one of the waiters hadn't take a shower or didn't use deodorant. Imagine the... More 

Thank Matias P
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

We like coming here of great baklava and nice seating outside. Friendly staff and reasonable prices.

Thank L0ve2travle
Los Altos, California
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71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

My experience with three people was a good to very good. I like Turkish Food, I recommend the ground lab kebab as the best dish, its the signature dish for this restaurant. The meat dishes are spicy, which I like, vegetables could be better. The combo plate is good if you prefer a variety of meats, lamb and chicken kebab... More 

Thank tennisplayer35
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

Why not have Turkish food the next time you are out? Maybe the lamb chop special or mousaka or one of the kabob dishes? You won't be sorry! The chef at Cafe Baklava knows how to season every dish just right. The sides--rice and veggies--compliment the flavors of the entrees so they never seem like after thoughts. The wine list... More 

Thank Nancie F
Los Altos, California
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

I have been a very long time ago, with friends that adore the place. Food was OK, not much more. Dishes were generous. Overall the place has a nice ambiance, very pleasant with a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank G C
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237 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

This is on our annual visit destinations and never disappoints. This time around we visited in the evening and I didn't see a favorite of mine on the menu so I asked and the staff person said, "I can make that for you." Wonderful. We had one of their new 'Black Sea Pide' offerings and a variety of other dishes.... More 

Thank Charles S
Athens, Attiki, Greece
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

I have been at this restaurant before. I love Turkish food and that is the reason I recommended a friend to go there for dinner. But my this visit didn't go so well. They have made some mistaken changes to their menu. My dish last night was not good at all. I went to dinner with a friend neither he... More 

Thank Gloria H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 341 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1295
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-969-3835

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