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“Very crowded - but good”

Adamson's French Dip
Ranked #25 of 380 Restaurants in Sunnyvale
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

If you like French dip - then this is a good place. The menu options are pretty limited, and everything tastes pretty similar, but what they do well is done very right. Furthermore, the portion size is sizeable. It's still not a cheap lunch, but you should be full by the end of it.

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Reviewed February 7, 2012

This is a very small place, but I've never been there around a meal time that they didn't have a line. I haven't tried much, but the prime rib dip is fantastic. I thought that going plain with no extra toppings was good, but tried with the added toppings (not free) and they were worth it. The flavor just gets better. I do recommend trying to sit inside if it isn't a typical beautiful CA day. The smell of the wood fire and roasting meat is just great.

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Thank jfalk
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Reviewed November 4, 2011

First a word of warning - service is SLOW and this will blow any diet. Great french dip sandwiches. I like the sirloin that is less greasy than the prime rib. French rolls are slathered in butter and then warmed on the grill before the sliced meat is pilled on. Au jus is hot and not too salty. Fries are made to order - even when ordering on the phone for takeout. The fries are a little on the salty side. We typically call ahead for takeout and take it to go because seating room is very limited. Hours are limited - so check first be sure they are open.

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Thank SunnyvaleMOm9
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Reviewed July 28, 2011

Great Fench dip sandwiches here, on rolls - choose slow roasted beef, top sirloin, prime rib. Add some cheese, grilled onions, mushrooms if you like. Maybe you want giant dill pickles, French fries, or onion rings. Beer & soda available, with limited counter seating and both inside & outside tables.

It's self-serve & lunchtime is crowded. You can order online but you still have to wait in line to pay.

The counter staff works so fast it's fun to watch them.

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Thank carol22b
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Reviewed July 15, 2009

I just had the best French Dip sandwich I've had in many years...
at the new Adamson's French Dip at 806 W. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA, 94087.

http://www.adamsonsfrenchdip.com/

They have two kinds of french dips: Top Sirloin ($6) and Prime Rib ($8). Our group had the latter, and we all enjoyed them.
Buttery smooth, on excellent toasted bread.

Indoor seating for about 15, outdor for about 4.

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