San Jose Dining

Dining on a Budget
Diners in San Jose looking for a good meal on a budget will find a wide array of tempting choices such as Amato's Cheesesteak. Located at Saratoga Avenue, this quaint restaurant is the talk of the town because of its delicious cheesesteaks, sandwiches, soups and great prices. Diners can enjoy tasty barbecue ribs and live music in a relaxed atmosphere at Sam's Barbeque on Bascom Avenue. For a great bargain, the Kahoo Ramen offers authentic Japanese soups at Moorpark Avenue. Diners will find a variety of wonderful Argentine empanadas at The Mmoon on Santa Clara. Situated at Coleman Avenue, Sweet Tomatoes specializes in a vegetarian menu, offering the likes of fresh salads, soups and fruits. Hungry for dessert? Head over to Dick's Bakery on Meridian Avenue and be hard pressed to choose among a wide assortment of cakes, cookies, breads, pies, doughnuts and more.

Romantic Dining
San Jose offers several ideal choices for romantic dining. La Papillon on Saratoga Avenue is a classy French restaurant where diners can enjoy quality dishes in an elegant atmosphere. Located on Market Street, the Grill on the Alley is a favorite date spot that offers great steaks and seafood. Diners will find flavorful food and beer in an intimate setting as well as an outdoor patio scene at the Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant on San Fernando Street. The Bella Mia on First Street offers delicious Italian cuisine and scenic garden patios.

Family Dining
Looking for a good restaurant in San Jose to take the whole family? Try the AquicCal-Mex on Lincoln Avenue, which features a wide menu of fresh, tasty Mexican and California style dishes. Families can chow down on the best pizza in town at the Pizza Antica on Santana Row. Nearby the Pizza Antica, families will find fresh seafood dishes at the Yankee Pier. A local favorite is the family owned restaurant, Bill's Cafe on Willow Street, where guests enjoy a down home breakfast or lunch.

Want to try a little international flavor while in San Jose? The Straits Cafe on Santana Row presents a beautiful setting and flavorful Indian dishes. Nearby the Straits Cafe, diners will find yummy Greek cuisine at the Thea Mediterranean. The Poor House Bistro on Autumn Street serves up scrumptious, authentic New Orleans Cajun and Creole dishes. Discover the best Chinese food in San Jose at the Panda Express, which is located at Stevens Creek Boulevard. Get great German beer and food at Teske's Germania on First Street.