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The 10 Best Lunch Spots in San Jose

Updated: February 26, 2021

Figuring out which ones are San Jose’s top restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the best restaurants, we checked out the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours in one place, and make your decision easier than ever.

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Zeni Ethiopian Restaurant

African
San Jose, West San Jose
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Walia Ethiopian Cuisine

African · $14 avg. main dish
San Jose, Rose Garden
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Back A Yard

Caribbean · $10 avg. main dish
San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Falafel’s Drive-In

Middle Eastern · $7 avg. main dish
San Jose
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Sultan Bakery

Middle Eastern · $16 avg. main dish
San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Bibo’s Ny Pizza

Pizza · $30 avg. main dish
San Jose, Willow Glen
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Braise Willow Glen

New American
San Jose, Willow Glen
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Ristorante da Maria

Italian
San Jose, Cambrian Park
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

LUNA Mexican Kitchen - The Alameda

Mexican · $15 avg. main dish
San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Smoking Pig BBQ

American
San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Jose. We analyzed 31320 San Jose restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 San Jose restaurant reviews, and 1539 lists and articles – looking closely at what CultureTrip, Infatuation and Michelin Guide had to say – and applied our Feastfox magic. Don’t bother looking for CultureTrip - The 10 Best Restaurants In Central San Jose, USA, Infatuation - Where To Eat In San Jose And Santa Clara and Michelin Guide - Bib Gourmand • Inspectors’ favourites for good value (2019)we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Since Feastfox gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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