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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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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Excellent spot for vegan food in San Jose

Excellent spot for vegan food in San Jose. Vegan options include Vietnamese, Chinese and Western. Five stars.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent spot for vegan food in San Jose. Vegan options include Vietnamese, Chinese and Western. Five stars.

Thank Agentdbl07
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Very good Vegetarian fare. We had the mildly spicy Vegetable plate and the Gyro Sandwich for lunch. Both were good and tasty. The restaurant is very clean and the staff was attentive/ We liked it so much, we came back with meat eating friends a few days later and they enjoyed it as well.

Thank Romavo V
San Francisco, California
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130 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Always return to the Vegetarian House. The extensive menu is a marvel in itself. The food is delicious, unique, flavorful. The staff is always friendly. What they can do with plant based food makes being vegetarian a joy! Try the Sunshine Garden. It is a work of art.

1 Thank RaySF
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

I had high expactations of this one, so it was nice but not that great, you have a lot of choice on the menu, drinks are very natural but the service is poor and the atmosphere is not that comforting...

Thank Natasja V
Livermore, California
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

I'm not a vegetarian guy, however my wife is and she asked me to come to this restaurant. I have to recognize that the menu has a lot of plates with influence from different cuisines (Thai, Indy, Asian, etc). It looks everything delicious, I selected the pasta Stroganoff, excellent for me - no meat required. Ohhh!!! As appetizer, the quinoa... More 

Thank Juan Carlos M
Cupertino, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I read the reviews and talked my husband and daughter to try it out hoping it would be as good as everyone said. We were all pleasantly surprised and totally enjoyed everything we ate. We ordered a curry vegetable dish, a spicy eggplant dish, a mixed veggie dish, and chow fun, plus both white & brown rice. Every dish had... More 

1 Thank Carrie D
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

i feel squeemish about Bun Bo Huey because it has blood pudding, but this is vegetarian so ,,no concern,, it was good, nice place.

Thank Gene G
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I have gone to eat multiple times at the Vegetarian House and have not be disappointed! It is hard to find a good vegetarian place that meat-eaters will also appreciate so I am so happy to have brought my family here and have them all enjoy the food. Any of the soups, curries, and "sushi" rolls are delicious. Excellent and... More 

1 Thank Claudia L
Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We went to dinner at Vegetarian House and had a very good time. This was a repeat visit for us. Service as usual is very good. This time we enjoyed Japanese tempura, happy crispy rice, and sea fruits grill. This is a wrap that one makes at the table. Quite fun thing to make as well as eat. This is... More 

Thank mini
Chesterfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I went in here in a large group while visiting San Jose. The staff is friendly. We had reservation and were promptly seated. We ordered a number of entrees and ended up sharing. In ten entrees, we did not find a single one we did not like. Everything was just delicious. And they have excellent cheesecake. Great place.

Thank foodman1

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?