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Vegetarian House

520 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95112-2012
(408) 292-3798
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Ranked #33 of 1,902 restaurants in San Jose
Cuisines: Vegetarian, International
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- Jun 1, 2014
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English first
Brookings, South Dakota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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556 reviews 556 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
659 helpful votes 659 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Framingham
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I go to a lot of vegan restaurants, and usually the faux meat places are "just okay". But Vegetarian House is different. There are many many dishes that are not faux meat, but rather real plant food prepared in interesting ways. I was there with two meat eaters and they both were very pleasantly surprised by the wonderful taste of... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013 via mobile

I went with my dad, he was very skeptical at first (because he is a meat eater). When we walked in the atmosphere was so calm and soothing. We ordered pho, chow mein, and a curry tofu dish. He wasn't sure what to expect because he didn't know what half the items were on the menu. But it was amazing,... More

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San Jose, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

The service was very slow, and they got our (very simple) drink orders wrong. The food was OK, though a lot more rice than anything else. Flavor was good though. I won't bother coming back, there are better/more interesting places to go in town. Not to mention, this place had a kind of weird cult thing going on I didn't... More

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Belle Chasse, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Ate with two friends, each of us getting a different family style dish. Every dish was excellent. We had the pad thai, the asparagus and mushroom, and the mixed vegetables.

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Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

first time visit, found on trip advisor and stopped in for an unusual and nourishing lunch...if you have an interest or requirement for harmless vegetarian food and live in this area, or visit San Jose, this is the place for you. Like entering a holy place, and why not holy? as there are no dead animals or supporters of the... More

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Los Angeles
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

If you are a vegan -this is the place for you. For the rest you might not even notice it is not meat..

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