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Vegetarian House

International, Vegetarian, Vegan
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520 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95112-2012
(408) 292-3798
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Vegan = Delicious

I love going to Vegetarian House. I'd go there after work, about an hour before they close. There's only a few people, which I like better than being there during busy hours. It's usually crowded, and for good reason. There is no meat, dairy, GMO and anything bad for you in the menu. Even... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
RJayW
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San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I love going to Vegetarian House. I'd go there after work, about an hour before they close. There's only a few people, which I like better than being there during busy hours. It's usually crowded, and for good reason. There is no meat, dairy, GMO and anything bad for you in the menu. Even the desserts are fantastic. Their menu... More 

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Chicago Park, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Fun and innovative vegetarian items on the menu. The staff are very responsive and friendly. There is a small parking lot adjacent to the restaurant.

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Santa Clara, California
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252 reviews 252 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We need more of these sort of restaurants who cater to the health of their patrons. I appreciate it very much! :-) Very friendly and attentive staff! They even serve GLUTEN FREE choices! :-) Loved their fresh spring rolls. Great tasting!! Also, the "Gurus curry" was excellent with brown nutty rice. The bean curd they use in it is very... More 

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San Jose, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I am not a vegetarian, but this is one of my favorite restaurants in town. I come here frequently enough for the people working there to recognize me. The food is plentiful and it's all vegan! They have "fake" chicken and it tastes pretty good. I tend to get the chow mein, because it is that yummy. I have never... More 

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California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Long ago, in small town San Jose, this was home to a high-end italian Resturant. it moved - neighborhood changed - big town, older area now, but the food is well worth the journey down one of the older main streets. A popular spot with young college crowd, to hip too, and folks who enjoy good food. We 4 had... More 

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Cary, NC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is an assuming looking restaurant beside a gas station downtown. The vegan menu selection is extensive from all cultures and the quality was very good, with very attentive service. Vegan cheesecake was excellent.

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Brookings, South Dakota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is really a great place for vegan and vegetarian food lovers. I would recommend the Vegetarian Lasagne and some of the lunch combos.

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Lancashire, UK
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I was somewhat apprehensive about visiting this restaurant while in San Jose. There was good reviews on Yelp but some reviewers had mentioned that the restaurant was perhaps run by some sort of cult who had the picture of their leader in the hall way. Not one to be deterred (and given the various good reviews about the food), I... More 

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Fremont, California
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2,508 reviews 2,508 reviews
787 restaurant reviews
1,494 helpful votes 1,494 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

This is a very good vegetarian restaurant in San Jose - so yummy. They have a broad range of things to order - tasty appetizers with a beautiful presentation such as their avocado tower. Their main dishes are deliscious - some look like "meat" such as shrimp but are vegetarian. They have chocolate coconut ice cream and other things for... More 

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California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I love this place. The food is exceptionally good and every one is always cheerful and friendly. The Papaya salad is a favorite, but if you like spinach, you must try their spinach salad... or the quinoa/sushi appetizer... the curries are outstanding! My favorite is the Guru Curry.. and if you are hesitant about eating food that only looks like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 520 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95112-2012
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: (408) 292-3798

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Vegan
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?