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Places to eat around Mountain View or Fremont

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  1. Merrill

    Merrill Active Member

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    Would like suggestions from locals as to a casual place for an early dinner around either Mountain View or Fremont.
     
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    #2 arnolddeleon, Sep 25, 2015
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    Near (walkable) the Supercharger in Mountain View are Fiesta del Mar and Sunnybowl (Korean). Two of my favorite places when I worked nearby. There are other places but I don't have first hand experiences with them. If you go downtown Mountain View then then there will be a lot of choices.

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    Pacific Commons on Automall Parkway in Fremont has quite a few places to eat. It's only a couple miles from the factory. Dish 'N Dash, Claim Jumpers and Market Broiler are solid choices. Here's a complete list: Shop, Dine, Relax Pacific Commons
     
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    Just drive to Castro street in Mountain View. There are a wealth of good choices there.

    Restaurants: Mountain View Downtown

    I like Crepevine, Shivas, Sakoon, Agave, Amicis, ...
    So many good choices.
     
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    Typically Tesla has a lot of food at their parties ... of course, now that I've said that, it could change.
     
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    #6 TEG, Sep 25, 2015
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    Bonnie is right - there will probably be something to eat there, if it is like past events. Not a full on meal, but catered snacks of some sort.

    If you can't wait, or don't want to risk the food options at the event, another possibility is McCarthy ranch, where 237 meets 880 (on the way from MV to the event.)

    http://gomilpitas.com/McCarthyRanch/restaurants.htm

    Macaroni Grill, Applebees, Pasta Pomodoro, etc...
     
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    For Mountain View, I'll second Crepevine. For pizza, I prefer Blue Line. Finally, if you want good Mexican food (with pretty terrible ambiance), go for Los Charros. If you do end up going to Castro for dinner, regardless of the restaurant you choose, give Gelato Classico a try for dessert.
     
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    For the adventurous Fremont has the best afghan food. De Afghanan and Salang Pass are both can't miss spots. Yelp them and you will see what I mean!
     
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    Castro St in MV is a great place. Although traffic and parking can get a bit busy and it's not always obvious where you're gonna find parking if you don't know the area.

    If you want super simple Mexican, get a burrito at La Costeña (mountain view special with carne asada, Spanish rice, refried beans, medium salsa)
    But I'll second the recommendation for Fiesta Del Mar (there's one near Castro and another up shoreline that's easier to drive to)

    the best pizza IMO is A Slice Of New York pizza (there's on in Sunnyvale not far away)

    its a a bit out of the way but if you want sushi it's worth going to Yuki Sushi

    It's probably not for the Tuesday before the event but if you have time another day, Santana Row is a place a lot of people like

    if you want burgers, The Counter has a few spots around MV
     
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    Thanks for everyone's suggestions, now to make a decision.
     
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    I'll be out on the town in Mountain View for dinner with some friends that live there. Maybe we'll see some of you! ;-)

    Cheers!
     
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    We were thinking about driving down to Mountain View and plug in early to miss some commute traffic then hanging out. Wondering if the traffic on 237 going to Fremont will be busy. If someone has time and wants to hang out have a snack and meet somewhere we would be up for that.
     
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    I might be there early and looking for somewhere to hang out until my friends get home from work. Let me know where you end up.
     
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    Fiesta Del Mar just moved down to Castro.

    Its one of a few restaurants owned by the same family. Salvadoran

    La Fiesta is my favorite of these and is on Villa street.

     
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    Use Yelp.com to find nearby restaurants. Very good Chinese restaurant chefchu.com
     
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    Make sure to order something with "Grandma's sauce"...
     
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    Will do.
     
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    Nothing really close to the Fremont SC. Agree that McCarthy Ranch is a good bet - DishDash and Banana Leaf
     
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    +1 on Banana Leaf.

    Another good place: Shalimar (Indian/Pakistani restaurant) in Fremont.
     
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    Shalimar is a fantastic restaurant, unrivaled... Appearance and location do not match the taste. Original restaurant in SF is always busy.
     

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