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Adamson's French Dip

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806 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1153
+1 408-830-9024
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11:00 - 19:00
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long island
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101 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

A french dip, fries and root beer ran about $18. That seems kind of high for a little fast food style restaurant. Now the good news, the meat was fantastic. They use prime rib and it has this rich smokiness that's delicious. The au jus was great, the bread was nice and toasty. It's actually a really nice sandwich. The... More 

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Thank mous
Mountain View, California
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Bad attitude. We went there about a week a week ago and spent about $30.00 for 2 specials. On the menu it says sandwich, fries and a drink as combo. Cool. I like Root beer and they have their own. I'd like to try it. So I ordered that. Then the guy taking the order give me major attitude. Like... More 

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Thank jvilla2027
San Jose, California
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Love Adamson's sandwiches! Always order for work events and they do not disappoint. Nicely prepared and delicious. Only problem we have ever had is with delivery - items being missed and have to be brought back but it is always worth the wait! Get there early before they run out of sandwich meat and plan to wait in line.

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Thank Joni C
Mountain View, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Love the food but tired of showing up there 30 minutes to an hour before closing and they are already closed. Last time I was there at 4:30 and they were already closed. Posted that hours are until 5:30.

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Thank Castmama
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

When you want a quick note long restaurant wait for a French dip sandwich this is the place for just a bite. The meat is tender and tasty. The portion is good. My only complaint is that I wish it was open later and 7 days a week too!

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Thank Darcy H
Sunnyvale, CA
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a great little sandwich spot. A bit expensive for lunch between 16 and 18.00 for sandwich drink and fries. Good Au Jus, flavorful beef cut thin.

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Thank shelleycap
McDonough, Georgia
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688 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

My hubby and I have been here before and love to visit when we come back to visit our daughter in Sunnyvale. The French dip prime rib is to die for! A must try!

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Thank karenapardue1234
Penang Island, Malaysia
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Tasted this last year on my trip to the area. It still taste good this year. Prime rib french dip and glass of root beer is all you need. Advice is avoid the lunch crowd.

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Thank YuHeeT
San Jose, California
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147 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

This Sunnyvale institution gets busy, so plan ahead. Food: Prime rib sandwich was delicious. Meat had a smokey flavor and was very tender. Fries were tasty. Adamson’s house root beer is sweet but very good. Ambiance: Their building was a fast-food place. Dining area is tiny and always packed. There is a small outdoor patio as well. Place your order... More 

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San Francisco
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154 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

$7 and this would be very good. Meat was good quality although could use more. Toasted bun good. Au jus had some secret ingredient I found boring so that was very disappointing because the bun/au jus experience is the whole reason to get a French Dip. At least au jus didn't have horrible burnt taste you find in a lot... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1153
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-830-9024

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?