Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Restaurant Umunhum

6944 Almaden Expwy. (Via Valiente St.) Send to Phone
408-927-8773

Cuisine
Open
Dinner Tues.-Sat.
Features

* Click here for rating key

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Restaurant Umunhum Restaurant Review

: The name of this restaurant is the Native American word for hummingbird. And once you’ve tasted the food of chef-owner Michael Miller, you probably will be as busy as a hummingbird telling your friends about it since this is one of the best restaurants to open recently in San Jose. Start with the silky roasted-corn and ginger soup, topped with Dungeness crab. Miller worked under Wolfgang Puck and, like Puck, turns out creative pizzas---try the one with smoked sturgeon, horseradish cream and lemon preserves. Vegetables or seafood are featured in the ever-changing risottos. Main courses usually include cedar-roasted salmon, prime New York steak and grilled lamb chops. Among the fanciful desserts are jasmine rice custard and mascarpone cheesecake. Managing partner Cam Fraser oversees the well-organized wine list, with wines listed from light to heavy by country.
GAYOT has uncovered the best restaurants in (and around) San Francisco for you to enjoy right now
Top 25 Restaurants in San Francisco to Eat at Right Now

San Francisco is buzzing with everything from craft cocktail bars to eateries inspired by destinations around the globe. Discover the hottest restaurants in San Francisco.



2017 RESTAURANT AWARDS

GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.