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Chez TJ

  • 938 Villa St., Mountain View, 94041, United States
  • 225 - 260 USD • Contemporary, American
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MICHELIN Guide California

Chez TJ

  • 938 Villa St., Mountain View, 94041, United States
  • 225 - 260 USD • Contemporary, American
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Nestled into a charming 19th-century Victorian in the heart of downtown Mountain View, Chez TJ likes to kick it old school. This elder statesman in the fine-dining scene flaunts an elegant and welcoming streak thanks to a smattering of antique pictures and Venetian blown-glass table lamps that infuse the room with a romantic feel. And the servers? Always adept and sharply attired, of course.

Having launched the career of many a culinary legend, including its current leader—Jarad Gallagher—this kitchen showcases contemporary French cuisine by way of one tasting. Featuring a number of courses, the menu aims at highlighting ingredients sourced from within 100 miles as well as exploring global territory. Standouts include line-caught Baja sea bass, a crispy-skinned fillet garnished with nasturtium leaves handpicked from the garden and plated with a porcini mushroom purée. Follow this up with Alaskan king crab enticingly harmonized with a fiery barbecue sauce, cooling sprouts, and pop of finger lime.

The optional cheese course should be compulsory with its 26-month-aged Gouda reduced to a creamy fondue. Finally, dip your spoon into the smooth-as-velvet Valrhona dark chocolate crémeux.

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  • m One MICHELIN Star: High quality cooking, worth a stop!
  • ô Very comfortable restaurant
Specialty
  • Japanese buri, apple and wasabi granita
  • Alaskan King crab, chili bbq sauce, coconut nage
  • Valrhona Gunaja chocolate cremeux

Facilities & Services

  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • { Private dining room
  • T Air conditioning
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted

Information

+1 650-964-7466
Opening hours
Closed: Monday, Sunday

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