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Tanto Japanese Restaurant

1063 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3755
+1 408-244-7311
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good50%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice balls” (8 reviews)
“beef tongue” (5 reviews)
“sashimi” (9 reviews)
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1063 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3755
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 23 February 2018

One of the best Japanese restaurant in the bay area in my opinion. Nice Japanese dishes. Rich ball is a must try. Only one shortcoming if you mind the noise can be really high at times, cause people drink and talk here.

Thank Wenhui Z
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I heard this restaurant is known for its freshness and special variety. I usually order bento, Food was tasty. They are packed shortly after they open everyday, And they don't seat you unless the entire party is there. You need to get there as soon...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Wow, after reading all the rave reviews maybe they were just having an off shift. We stopped in on our way through for lunch. I had a "ginger pork rice bowl" which didn't say anything about the undercooked egg dumped on top. I've eaten lots...More

Thank DD492
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I'm writing a new review because I felt that my previous one did not do this place justice. First, let's take a minute to mourn the loss of my favorite dish, a saliva-inducing and pleasure-producing dish. , Gyu ishiyaki (beef in hot stone pot). Every...More

1  Thank Meng Yan L
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This excellent restaurant is completely out of place in its area, where it is surrounded by fast-food restaurants and uninspiring store fronts. We went there twice in a week, and there were guests waiting for tables at all times. We waited 10 minutes the first...More

1  Thank jbjensen
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I love Japanese food. It took me while to finally find a great Japanese restaurant in Sunnyvale, close to Santa Clara where tons of great Korean restaurants are. You have to try the fried rice ball, it is not on there regular lunch menu, but...More

Thank Julianne P
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The variety of dishes is big. Food is good. Very fresh. Service extremely efficient and fast. Atmosphere is also nice. Prices are not cheap but reasonable. Due to not being familiar with the dishes, what helped me order (and i saw another person doing it,...More

Thank Maria2882
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We found this place by accident and we're grateful about that. A vast variety of Japanese and Asian food. Service was quick and warm. The sashimi was great and the grilled yellow tail was precisely cooked. The green tea and guma ice cream were a...More

Thank schwing1
Reviewed 22 November 2016

First time here - we found the food to be very good especially the sizzling beef in the clay pot and the sashimi salad. Friendly service by the wait staff and the food came out right away. If you want a little privacy, ask for...More

Thank BayAreaTraveler6338
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Ordered three dishes - one better than the other! The best was the icecake we had as a dessert! We are going to reserve s table again.

Thank Markus H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1063 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3755
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-244-7311
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