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Elements Restaurant

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6944 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95120-3201
+1 408-927-8773
17:00 - 21:00
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San Jose, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Tha food was beautifully presented and was exceptionally delicious. There is a good wine selection, and the mark-up is very reasonable. Then menu is vast and inventive and offers a great variety of entrees and appetizers to suit many tastes. There were surprisingly only a few parties in the dining room when we were there, and considering that, our service... More 

Thank Christine W
San Francisco, California
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

My children love this restaurant since it serves Asian Indian fusion. I prefer the old-fashioned traditional Indian cooking which is also served such as Idly, Doshas, Sambar, mainly South Indian cuisine. The restaurant is very clean, good decor, lots of tables and short wait times. The server staff are very quick and professional and best of all the prices are... More 

Thank sateeshl2016
Boca Raton
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104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This EuroAsian fusion restaurant in a strip mall way south of San Jose was a great discovery. Surprisingly good, fresh ingredients were nicely prepared. Stuffed chicken and herb crusted salmon were excellent and the wine list quite impressive. It's not cheap but service was very good too.

Thank Mike Z
San Jose, California
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I hesitate to write this review as I am concerned my favorite neighborhood gem is going to be overrun. But they do such a great job, I needed to give them a recommendation. We come here regularly and have never had a bad meal. The soups are a favorite part with both the wonton and butternut squash being incredibly flavorful... More 

Thank Greg T
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Arrived at Elements 6:50 pm Friday night. Restaurant neat capacity. Quickly seated, friendly, attentive waiter. Restaurant filled to capacity shortly thereafter. Ordered squash soup, quail, scallops & shrimp & duck. One of the few restaurants that has quail as a menu item every time I have dined at the restaurant. Everyone enjoyed their meals, ordered a bottle of Ladera Sauvignon... More 

Thank Mark B
San Jose, California
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Good: A decent restaurant deep in Almaden Valley is a good find. Wine selection is good both by the bottle and by the glass. Vietnamese beef stew was perfectly done with a great stew broth. The papaya salad was good, but lacked the expected heat. The Bad: Personally would prefer that they perfect the Asian cuisine and abandon the... More 

Thank Kimo_Leahi
TRISTAN T, Manager at Elements Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guests, First of all, thank you very much for dinning with us, and for taking your time to review our restaurant. Your feed back is important and essential for our business. As of July of 2015, most credit cards have been replaced with EMV chip cards. In order to protect customers' cards, there have been a lot of changes... More 

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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

You will be pleasantly surprised to find a gem of a restaurant like this in this strip mall. The strip mall itself has (thankfully) been recently renovated! White tablecloth restaurant. Great appetizers, salads, entrees with excellent presentation. Also has a kids menu which is very helpful. Don't hesitate to make the trip down here even if you are not an... More 

1 Thank Athienitou
San Jose, California
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Delicious food, friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere! Delightful restaurant whether you are dining with family, friends or business. Does get busy at the weekend so booking required most of the time.

2 Thank Carlukegirl
San Jose, CA
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114 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We enjoyed our dinner here. Kids enjoyed Spinach and Chicken Raviolis and we enjoyed Grilled Salmon. The ambience is nice and location is convenient. The Salmon dishes were on the expensive side, unsurprisingly.

Thank RamKunda
San Jose, California
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2015

We eat at Elements about once a month and have done so since it opened many years ago. We have sampled almost everything on the menu and have never been disappointed. There is usually a fresh fish special but there is always salmon prepared various ways, always great! The duck is one of my favorites along with the fresh ahi.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$32
French, Asian, Fusion
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6944 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95120-3201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-927-8773
As seen on TV- KRON4 ChannelElements is 2009 & 2010 Consecutive Winner of Best Euro-Asian Fusion Restaurant

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?