Posts Tagged ‘San Jose’

19 Aug
2013

Vung Tau Restaurant Review, San Jose

Posted by Foodnut.com, August 19th, 2013

Vung Tau San Jose exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Vung Tau is a Vietnamese restaurant in San Jose (near San Jose State) owned by the same family as Tamarine Restaurant in Palo Alto. Having heard good things about this place, we decided to give it a try the next time we were in the vicinity. On our last visit was in early 2014 for dinner. We had previously dined here for lunch. Vung Tau also has a location in Milpitas.

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20 Dec
2012

Peggy Sue’s Restaurant Review, San Jose

Posted by Foodnut.com, December 20th, 2012

Peggy Sues San Jose 3

Peggy Sue’s is a burger place that has been there since 1958 that also serves classic American breakfast. They have two locations in downtown San Jose, right near the major destination including the Children’s museum, The Tech Museum, and San Jose State. Free all-day weekend parking with validation. They push their USDA lean 100% Angus Beef. Our last visit was in April 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

29 Oct
2012

Left Bank Restaurant Review, Menlo Park, Santana Row

Posted by Foodnut.com, October 29th, 2012

Left Bank Santana Row San Jose Exterior Decor

Left Bank is a Brasserie style French restaurant. They have 3 locations in the San Francisco Bay Area and got started in 1994. They serve seafood from the CleanFish Alliance of sustainable seafood products. Our last visit in September 2012, was to the Santana Row location in San Jose. Read the rest of this entry »

16 Apr
2012

Yankee Pier Restaurant Review, Santana Row, San Jose

Posted by Foodnut.com, April 16th, 2012

Yankee Pier Santana Row Exterior Decor

Why did we dine here? – Yankee Pier by chef Bradley Ogden is a New England style seafood restaurant with several locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. We had dined at the Santana Row location long ago and decided to give it another try.

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28 Mar
2012

A Slice of New York Pizza, San Jose

Posted by Foodnut.com, March 28th, 2012

a slice of New York San Jose exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – A Slice of New York is a well-known New York style pizza place in San Jose, not far from Santana Row. The place features some nice New York decor, with subway signs, maps, and the like.

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10 Apr
2010

The Original Falafel’s Drive-In Restaurant Review, San Jose

Posted by Foodnut.com, April 10th, 2010

The Original Falafels Drive In San Jose exterior decor

The Original Falafel’s Drive-In opened in 1966 and has been serving up falafel’s duty ever present lines since. The restaurant is located in San Jose not far from the Santana Row shopping center.
Decor, Vibe – Small dining room inside with picnic tables outside. Old school drive-in decor, with ordering from window. Mostly younger folks were ordering when we visited.

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17 Jun
2009

LB Steak Restaurant Review, Santana Row, San Jose

Posted by Foodnut.com, June 17th, 2009

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23 Oct
2008

Pizza Antica Restaurant Review, San Jose

Posted by Foodnut.com, October 23rd, 2008

Pizza Antica Outdoor Patio

A stylish high end pizza place with 4 Northern California locations. We reviewed the location in upscale San Jose’s Santana Row shopping center. Pizza is the draw, so we focused on it. The pizza is thin crust artisanal Roman style. They also serve pasta and meats. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Oct
2008

Ramen HALU Review, San Jose

Posted by Foodnut.com, October 5th, 2008

Ramen Halu Front

Ramen HALU is a popular Japanese noodle house in a strip mall off 280 in San Jose.  There is wait here most times, but not as crazy as well known Santa Ramen in San Mateo.   The main draw is the tasty ramen noodles in four different styles but just one broth.  This is in contrast to Santa Ramen that has one type of noodle, and 3 types of broth.  There is a limited selection of salads and appetizers. If you are not into noodles, avoid this place. Read the rest of this entry »

30 Sep
2008

Gulzaar Halaal Restaurant Review, San Jose

Posted by Foodnut.com, September 30th, 2008

Gulzaar Halaal San Jose Front

This mom and pop, family style restaurant serves Middle Eastern Halal, Indian/Pakistani food.
Per Wikipedia: Halal is an Arabic term meaning “permissible”. In the English language, it most frequently refers to food that is permissible according to Islamic law. It is located in a generic part of San Jose not far from the Westfield Valley Fair shopping center. Read the rest of this entry »