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Sino Restaurant & Lounge ****

Sino Restaurant & Lounge, Santana Row, San Jose, California

377 Santana Row
Suite 1000
San Jose, CA 95128
408-247-8880
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Cuisine:  Asian Fusion

Sino dining room, Santana Row, San Jose, CA

Description & Atmosphere
"Thanks again, Paul" for recommending this HOT new restaurant and lounge on
Santana Row. What a FUN
place to hang out!

Sino Restaurant, Santana Row, San Jose

From the minute you step inside this visually stunning restaurant, you know it's going to be a GREAT dining experience. If you like Tao (NY & Vegas), P.F. Chang's,
Betelnut and Straits Cafe, you're gonna love Sino.

Sino opens up to Santana Row, San Jose, CA

Sino is owned by renowned chef Chris Yeo, the restaurateur behind Straits (Singaporean cuisine).

Its combination of amazing food and service, creative presentation, al fresco dining, and sleek, elegant Asian decor, makes Sino stand out from the crowd — not only on Santana Row, but in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Dining at Sino Restaurant, Santana Row, San Jose, CA



Food
Sino's classic Dim Sum is excellent. The Scallop Mushroom Dumpling (with Scallop, Carrot and Shrimp in a rice flour wrapper) is so fresh and light, it just melts in your mouth.

For something a little different,
we recommend the Curry Chicken Puff (flaky puff pastry filled with curry chicken — the flavors are sensational. Ditto the Siu Mai Steamed Pork Dumplings, the Stuffed Eggplant with Shrimp and Black Bean Sauce and the Stuffed Mushrooms with Shrimp.

Sino's Brown Rice (which is much lighter and tastier than most) complements the Spicy Garlic Chinese Eggplant — Yum!

Besides an extensive and creative Dim Sum menu, Sino also features delectable lunch and dinner entrees, including The Emperor's FavoritesChar Siu Smoked Sea Bass, Garlic Roasted Dungeness Crab or Lobster, Porter House Steak, Braised Lamb Shank...and more.

Front entrance of Sino Restaurant & Lounge, Santana Row, San Jose, California



Santana Row
After your meal, we recommend
you walk around Santana Row
and enjoy its European-style promenade, featuring swanky
shops and designer boutiques,
fine restaurants and outdoor
cafes, live entertainment, and landscaped parks and plazas.
More info and photos of trendy Santana Row

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Alana & Barry dining Al Fresco and people-watching at Sino, Santana Row, San Jose, CA

Al Fresco Dining
Enjoy al fresco dining at Sino
and watch the world go by —
Patio (above) or Courtyard
seating (below).

Doors leading out to Sino Courtyard for Al Fresco dining, Santana Row, San Jose

Sino Lounge
Sino's chic ultra-modern lounge
and intimate lighting (photo below) makes it a great place to relax
over cocktails while waiting for
your table. This fun area can also accommodate up to 50 people
for a stand-up reception.

Sino's ultra-chic Lounge, Santana Row, San Jose, CA

Largest Bar on Santana Row
Sino boasts the "largest bar on
Santana Row"
— it's a FUN place
to come for a drink after work or during the weekend. Noise levels can be high, especially during peak times. Be prepared for standing room only on Friday and Saturday evenings — Sunday mornings, no problem (see photos below).

Bar at Sino, Santana Row, San Jose, CA

Sino is the largest bar on Santana Row, San Jose, California

Private Dining Room
Sino is ideal for Group Lunches, Dinners, Corporate Functions and Special Events. Its private
banquet room can accommodate
25-100 people.

Private Dining Room at Sino, Santana Row, San Jose, CA

Private Dining Room at Sino, Santana Row, San Jose, CA

Exclusive use of the restaurant can accommodate up to 300 people.

Be sure to check out the restrooms — they're similar to those at rumjungle at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

Hours
Sun-Tues 11am-10pm
Wed-Sat 11am-12 midnight
Dim Sum served daily 11am-4pm
Dinner Sun-Tues 4-10pm;
Wed-Sat 4pm-12 midnight

Reservations
Reservations are recommended.

Parking
FREE parking in Santana Row
Garage and parking lot near CineArts Theater.

Service
Excellent

Prices
Moderate-Expensive

More Info
Sino Restaurant & Lounge

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