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Ginger Cafe

398 W El Camino Real, Suite 114, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1397
+1 408-736-2828
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“sea bass” (4 reviews)
“peking duck” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
398 W El Camino Real, Suite 114, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1397
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived late afternoon and restaurant was definitely not busy. Service and ambience were OK but not memorable. Food was another matter, definitely sub-standard especially considering the price. Dim-sum was almost inedible. The steamed dishes were sort of edible but definitely mediocre, and anything having to...More

Thank EasyRoamer
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped in to enjoy lunch before heading to the airport after a wonderful family vacation. My daughter lives in Sunnyvale and recommended we come to the ginger café for lunch. We all loved it! There were three choices of Tea: green tea, oolong tea,...More

Thank Lynda F
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The food here is very good but I think a bit overpriced. The location is convenient for me and there is always plenty of parking. I like the eggplant and lettuce cups as well as the won ton soup

Thank BarbaraBurbach
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I have visited the Ginger Cafe here and the one in Gilroy. I always have a great experience, but this time was different and confusing. I always order the Half Peking Duck for myself, which is amazing. But this visit I was with my boyfriend...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 10 December 2017

It is not a typical Chinese, as it uses Southeast Asian spices, and sauces. It uses more seafood ingredient. It is popular with young professionals of different ethnicity sharing the lunch together. It features lunch special, and the service is fast. The restaurant has a...More

Thank twosc
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Dim sum costs twice as much here, however they use the pricer ingredients. I had the seabass dumplings and it legit tastes like Chilean seabass. We also had the Taro cake or some type of fried Dim sum with Taro and it was delicious. Overall...More

Thank jadedrgn27
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Soup was OK, rest of food really borderline mediocre, with very odd aftertaste (overused/burnt oil?) vegetables were both fresh and chicken and seafood washed and laundered, nothing authentic and far from many many great Asian restaurants we've tried, very underwhelming, and we ended up paying...More

Thank Jamieclarks
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is the togo place in Sunnyvale, Food is very delicious and quickly served. It is definitely doable for lunch. They have a lunch menu that is smaller portions and inexpensive.

Thank raminac
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This place is delightful; we were there with a large group and ordered a bunch of food and drinks including appetizers. Every single item was awesome and super tasty. We ordered seafood, chicken and veggie entrees including chow mein and fried rice. I highly recommend...More

Thank Avik C
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The food is a little expensive but it hits my palette right. I usually order the fried tofu. They're soup is hit or miss, I don't care for their dim sum much. But their entrees are very good.

Thank shelleycap
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 398 W El Camino Real, Suite 114, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1397
    (Mathilda Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-736-2828
Chinese Cuisine with Southeast Asian Influence
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