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Dining Out for New Year's Eve
SAN JOSE

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Besides attending one of the world's 2014 Top 10 Hot Spots for New Year's Eve, what could be better than celebrating the end of the year with a memorable meal? Whether you're looking for a party scene full of revelers or a more romantic space to share a midnight Champagne toast with someone special, we've compiled a list of the best restaurants in San Jose to ring in the New Year.

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Alexander's Steakhouse Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Alexander 10330 N. Wolfe Rd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
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Asian aesthetic and premium steakhouse merge, complemented by an extensive wine list. More...

Amber India Restaurant Indian
14/20
2290 W. El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040
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One of the best Indian restaurants on the Peninsula, Amber draws a healthy lunchtime crowd for its popular buffet. More...

Arcadia Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Arcadia, San Jose, CA San Jose Marriott
100 W. San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Michael Mina's restaurant offers gourmet American “comfort cuisine” like lobster potpie. More...

The Basin Mediterranean
14/20
14572 Big Basin Way
Saratoga, CA 95070
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Innovative cuisine, regional and international wines, plus specialty cocktails in a charming setting. More...

Birk's Seafood
13/20
3955 Freedom Cir.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
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This longtime magnet for Silicon Valley singles and couples is known for its Scotch selection and prime rib. More...

Dio Deka Greek
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Dining Room at Dio Deka, Los Gatos, CA Hotel Los Gatos & Spa
210 E. Main St.
Los Gatos, CA 95030
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Upscale and energetic, this downtown Los Gatos staple delivers fine Hellenic cuisine and attentive service. More...

Donostia Basque
14/20
424 N. Santa Cruz Ave.
Los Gatos, CA 95030

Traditional pintxos from northern Spain. More...

Faz Restaurant & Catering Mediterranean
13/20
1108 N. Matilda Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
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Respected chef Faz Poursohi inflects his Iranian roots into classic Mediterranean dishes. More...

Forbes Mill Steakhouse Steakhouse
14/20
206 N. Santa Cruz Ave.
Los Gatos, CA 95030
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Juicy steaks and a buzzing after-work singles scene make Forbes Mill a Los Gatos dining destinations. More...

The Grill on the Alley American
13/20
The Fairmont San Jose
172 S. Market St.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Retro but stylish all-American menu. More...

Il Fornaio Italian
13/20
Sainte Claire, a Larkspur Hotel
302 S. Market St.
San Jose, CA 95113
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A sunny Italian trattoria that offers rotisserie chicken, pasta, pizza and more. More...

La Fondue Fondue
13/20
14550 Big Basin Wy.
Saratoga, CA 95070
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Sample over 50 kinds of fondue ranging from lobster tail to chocolate. More...

LB Steak Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at LB Steak, San Jose, CA Santana Row
334 Santana Row, Ste. 1000
San Jose, CA 95128
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The Santana Row location of Roland Passot's modern steakhouse delivers Prime steak and fine food in a stylish setting. More...

Left Bank French
14/20
Dining Room at Left Bank, San Jose, CA Santana Row
377 Santana Row, Ste. 1100
San Jose, CA 95128
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Renowned chef Roland Passot's lively brasserie is ideal for traditional country French cuisine with a modern, creative twist. More...

Paolo's Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Paolo 333 W. San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA 95110
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Italian cuisine in downtown San Jose. More...

Parcel 104 Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Parcel 104, Santa Clara, CA Santa Clara Marriott
2700 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
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Parcel 104 offers seafood dishes and juicy steaks, complemented by a notable wine list. More...

Plumed Horse California
16/20
Dining Room at Plumed Horse, Saratoga, CA 14555 Big Basin Wy.
Saratoga, CA 95070
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This stalwart for high-end dining in Saratoga offers contemporary Californian cuisine. More...

Restaurant Sent Sovi French
14/20
Dining Room at Restaurant Sent Sovi, Saratoga, CA 14583 Big Basin Way
Saratoga, CA 95070
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Executive chef Josiah Slone executes contemporary, French-inspired cuisine utilizing local products. More...

Sakoon Indian
14/20
357 Castro St.
Mountain View, CA 94041
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Refined Indian food served in a bright, eccentric space. More...

Sino Restaurant & Lounge Chinese
14/20
Dining Room at Sino Restaurant & Lounge, San Jose, CA Santana Row
377 Santana Row, Ste. 1000
San Jose, CA 95128
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Chef Chris Yeo, the man behind Straits, scores another winner with this upscale Chinese restaurant. More...

Straits Singaporean
14/20
Dining Room at Straits, San Jose, CA Santana Row
333 Santana Row
San Jose, CA 95128
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An artful blend of Thai, Indian, Chinese and Vietnamese cuisines and one of the best mojitos in the South Bay. More...

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