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Cooking Papa Restaurant, Santa Clara

Met up with some friends, J and P, at Cooking Papa located in the heart of Santa Clara that serves pretty authentic and delicious HK styled food. The place sure was crowded like any of the other HK restaurants in the Bay. Private Parking was really limited but street parking was easily available and the wait wasn’t that long before we got seated. Chatted a little and our friend, J, whose been there couple times ordered.

Cooking Papa Restaurant, Santa Clara

Roasted Peking Duck wrapped with Steam Bun

Food in general was pretty good and the environment was kinda cozy but loud like what you would have expected in most Asian Restaurants.

Cooking Papa Restaurant, Santa Clara

Rice Noodle Roll with Beef Fillet & Mushroom

The rice noodles roll was really good, probably one of the best I had in the bay.

Cooking Papa Restaurant, Santa Clara

Shredded Pork & Preserved Snow Cabbage Rice Noodles

Cooking Papa Restaurant, Santa Clara

Stir Fried Glutinous Rice

Cooking Papa Restaurant, Santa Clara

Hong Kong Style Egg Puff

The puff were huge and it tasted kinda like donut according to P. I heard alot of people really like this tho. It’s also one of their signature desserts. J had been there several times and commented that the puff was not as good as the last couple times he came.

Anyway, I really like this place and definitely will visit them again the next time I drop by the area. However, be warned, its CASH ONLY.

Cooking Papa Restaurant, Santa Clara
2830 Homestead Road
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 247-3748
Opening Hours:
11am-2:45pm, 5pm-9:45pm (7 days a week)
Cash Only
No reservation accepted

Cooking Papa Restaurant, Foster City
949A Edgewater Blvd
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 577-1830
Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri: 11am-2:30pm, 5pm-9:30pm
Sat-Sun: 10:30am-3pm, 5pm-9:30pm

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  1. Colleen
    January 15, 2012 at 9:09 am

    so i stumbled upon your blog…probably from your flickr account but the food pics look amazing. you have credibility since you travel a lot and have good taste..so i’ll be sure to try this place when i’m back in the bay! thanks for posting and sharing!!

    • terenceleezy
      January 16, 2012 at 11:49 pm

      Hey Colleen, Thanks lots! Definitely give it a try when you are back! Everything I have tried there tasted pretty good though the lines get pretty long sometimes. Where are u at right now?

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