Top 8 Restaurants in Santa Clara, California

© PremShree Pillai/Flickr
© PremShree Pillai/Flickr
Named after a Spanish mission in 1777, Santa Clara is a melting pot of different cultures. It is located in the heart of the Silicon Valley and is home to Intel and Santa Clara University, the oldest higher education institution in California. The city is next to San Jose, Sunnyvale, and Cupertino. Like its neighboring cities, Santa Clara is home to many highly rated restaurants. Here is our guide to the 8 best.

Jang Su Jang

Restaurant, Korean, BBQ, $$$
Jang Su Jang, Santa Clara
Jang Su Jang, Santa Clara | © Rie H/Flickr
Jang Su Jang is a Korean restaurant in Santa Clara. It offers authentic Korean cuisine, including a wide variety of fresh seafood, delicious BBQ, yummy noodles, and much more. The restaurant prides itself on using only fresh and high quality ingredients. Zagat rated, Jang Su Jang has also been recommended by the Michelin Guide for four consecutive years.
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Hatcho Japanese Cuisine

Restaurant, American
Hatcho is a renowned restaurant featuring authentic Japanese cuisine. The restaurant cooks with only fresh ingredients and promises customers an unforgettable dining experience. The place has a casual, welcoming environment and an attentive staff that caters to all needs.
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Restaurant, Italian, American, Beer, $$$
Fiorillos Restaurant, Santa Clara
Fiorillos Restaurant, Santa Clara | © Kent Buckingham / Flickr
Fiorillo’s, a family-owned restaurant, has been operating since 1972. The restaurant has a great reputation for its quality, authenticity, and hearty portions. It has an excellent wine list, and a cozy, lived-in ambiance that draws guests again and again.
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Parcel 104

Restaurant, American, $$$
Outside dining area
Outside dining area | ©Parcel 104
Opened by celebrated Chef Bradley Ogden, Parcel 104 is an upscale, contemporary restaurant in Santa Clara’s Marriott. The kitchen uses ingredients grown from local farms and has a variety of delicious dishes. The restaurant is named after the lot number on which the Bartlett Pear Orchard sat.
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Athena Grill

Restaurant, Greek, $$$
Greek Salad
Greek Salad | © Alfred Low/Flickr
Athena is a homey Greek restaurant that uses fresh, locally grown produce to treat customers to an authentic Greek food experience. The olive tapenade is especially popular among customers. Athena is open through breakfast, lunch, and dinner everyday, and you’ll always be treated to great service and full belly.
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