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Photo Firehouse Brewery
Grill and Brewery. 111 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale. Lunch 11:30am–3pm Mon–Fri, noon–4pm Sat–Sun; dinner nightly from 5pm to close.

Photo Sakoon
Modern Indian. 357 Castro St., Mountain View. Lunch 11:30am–2:30pm Mon–Fri and noon–3pm Sat–Sun; dinner 5–10pm Mon–Thu and Sun, 5:30–11pm Fri–Sat.

Photo Santouka Ramen
Japanese. 675 Saratoga Ave., San Jose. 11am–7:30pm daily.

Photo Isabella's Restaurant
Peruvian. 700 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose. 11am–10pm Mon–Thu, 11am–11pm Fri–Sat and 2–8pm Sun.

Photo Calafia Cafe and Market A Go-Go
Eclectic. 858 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. 650.322.9200. 11am–10pm weekdays; brunch starting at 9am Sat–Sun.

Photo Mezcal
Mexican. 25 W. San Fernando St., San Jose. 408.283.9595. 11am–11pm Sun–Fri and 5–11pm Sat.

Photo Shan
Northern Indian and Pakistani. 5251 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara. 408.260.9200. Daily 11:30am–3pm and 5:30–10pm.

Photo Siam
Thai. 2910 Stevens Creek Blvd., San Jose. 408.246.0304. 11am–3 and 5pm-10pm Mon–Fri, 11am–10pm Sat–Sun.

Photo Uncle Frank's BBQ
Barbecue. 2135 Old Middlefield Way, Mountain View. 650.964.4476. 11:30am–2:30pm and 5–8pm Tue–Fri; noon–2:30pm and 5–8pm Sat.

Photo The Oaxacan Kitchen
Oaxacan. 2323 Birch St., Palo Alto. 650.321.8003. Lunch 11:30am–2pm Tue–Fri and dinner 5–9pm Tue–Sat.

Photo Hooters
Sports bar fare. 1555 S. Bascom Ave., Campbell. 408.377.9464. 11am–midnight Mon–Thu and 11am–1am Fri–Sun.

Photo The Basin
American and Mediterranean. 14572 Big Basin Way, Saratoga. 408.867.1906. Open nightly at 5pm.

Photo Consuelo Mexican Bistro
Regional Mexican. 377 Santana Row, San Jose. 408.260.7082. 11:30am–10pm Mon–Thu, 11:30am–11pm Fri, 10am–11pm Sat, 10am–9pm Sun, brunch 10am–3pm Sat–Sun. $10–$18.

Photo The Red Crane
Contemporary Asian. 7335 Bollinger Road, Cupertino. 408.725.1990. Lunch 11:30am–2:30pm Mon–Fri, dinner 5:30–9pm Mon–Fri, 5–9pm Sat–Sun. Small plates $11–$16.

Photo Zafran Restaurant
Pakistani and northern Indian. 1855 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. 408.247.9998. 11am–11pm daily. $6.99–$9.99.

Photo Cin-Cin Wine Bar
Eclectic wine bar. 368 Village Way, Los Gatos. 408.354.8006. 11:30am–11pm Tue–Thu, 11:30am–midnight Fri, 5pm–midnight Sat and 5–10pm Sun. Small plates $9–$14; large plates $19–$28

Photo Pampas
Brazilian Steakhouse. 529 Alma St., Palo Alto. 650.327.1323. Lunch 11:30am-2:30pm Mon–Fri, dinner 5:30–9:30pm Mon–Thu, 5pm-10:30pm Fri–Sat and 5–9pm Sun. All-you-can-eat meat $44. Other entrees $18–$36.

Photo Forbes Mill Steakhouse
Steakhouse. 206 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos. Dinner 5–9pm Sun–Thu, 5–10pm Fri–Sat. $19–$78.

Photo Fuel Restaurant and Lounge
Modern Vietnamese. 385 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose. Lunch 11am–2:30pm Mon–Fri and Sat–Sun. Dinner 5–10pm Mon–Wed, 5–11pm Thu–Sat and 5–9pm Sun. $10–$18.

Photo Morocco's Restaurant
Moroccan. 86 N. Market St., San Jose. Lunch 11am–3pm and dinner nightly 5–11pm Mon–Fri. $12–$18.

Chili Garden
Chinese. 210 Barber Ln., Milpitas. 408.526.9888. 10:30am–2:30pm and 4:30–10pm Mon–Thu, 10:30am–2:30pm and 4:30–10:30pm Fri–Sun. $5.95–$15.95.

Chez T.J.
Contemporary French. 938 Villa St., Mountain View. 650.964.7466. 5:30–9pm Tue–Thu and 5:30–9:30pm Fri–Sat. $85–$115, without wine pairings.

Nick's on Main
American. 35 E. Main St., Los Gatos. 408.399.6457. 11:30am–2:30pm and 5–9:30pm Tue–Sat. $22–$34.

Modern Vietnamese. 110 Castro St., Mountain View. 650.964.1888. 11:30am–2pm and dinner 5pm–close Mon–Fri. $11–$27.

Edna Ray Chinese Cuisine
Chinese. 1181 Lincoln Ave., San Jose. 408.280.7738. Lunch 11am–3pm daily, dinner 5–9:30pm Sun–Thu (until 10pm Fri–Sat). Lunch specials $6.45–$7.85, dinner $7.85–$17.95.

Rehoboth Ethiopian Cafe
Ethiopian. 664. N. Sixth St., San Jose. 408.947.1717. 11:30am–9pm Mon–Thu and 11:30am–10pm Fri–Sat. $7.95–$9.95.

El Tule
Mexican. 5440 Thornwood Dr., San Jose. 408.227.1752. Daily 10am–9pm. $6–$11.50.

Italian, French, Spanish. 397 Main St., Los Altos. 650.948.4600. Dinner 5–9pm Tue–Sun (until 10pm Fri–Sat). $16–$28.

Mediterranean. 845 Main St., Half Moon Bay. 650.726.4090. 5:30–9:30pm Sun–Thu, 5:30–10pm Fri–Sat and Sun 10:30am–2:30pm. $18–$35.

Cuban International Restaurant
Cuban, Puerto Rican and Brazilian. 625 N. Sixth St., San Jose. 408.288.6783. 11am–9:30pm Mon–Thu, 11am–10:30pm Fri, noon–10:30pm Sat and noon–9:30pm Sun. $9.95–$27.95.

Amber India
Regional and contemporary Indian. 377 Santana Row, San Jose. 408.248.5400. Lunch 11:30am–2:30pm Mon–Fri and noon–3pm Sat–Sun; dinner 5:30–10pm Mon–Thu and Sun and 5:30–10:30pm. $12–$34.

Krungthai Restaurant
Thai. 640 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose. 408.260.8224. 11am–3pm Mon–Fri and 5–10pm and noon–10pm Sat–Sun. $7.50–$15.50.

Italian. 76 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell. 408.884.3808. Lunch 11am–2pm Tue–Sun; dinner 5–10pm Tue–Thu, Sun; 5–11pm. $10–$18.

Merlion Marketplace
Pan-Asian. 19628 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino. 408.777.8228. 11am–3pm, 5–10pm. $8.50–$30.95.

Red Lantern
Southeast Asian. 808 Winslow St., Redwood City. 650.369.5483. Lunch 11am-2pm Mon-Fri, dinner 5-10pm Sun-Wed, 5pm-11pm Thu-Sat. $8-$22.


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