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Thea Mediterranean

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European, Turkish, Greek
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3090 Olsen Dr, San Jose, CA 95128-2048 (Winchester Blvd.)
408-260-1444
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Attractive Setting with Good Food

We were there at 11:25 a.m., and we were the first customers. A courteous host let us choose our table, which was under a large and beautiful olive tree sculpture in the middle of the room. This is the signature design feature of Thea's and, like the other ancient Greek designs in the room, are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Los Gatos, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I figured after this place being in Santana Row it would be good, boy was i wrong. I went with some friends for drinks and the whole time all i saw was bartenders giving drinks to underage girls. Then the whole time there trying to get my girlfriends and I drunk. I'm sorry but what kind of establishment works like... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We were there at 11:25 a.m., and we were the first customers. A courteous host let us choose our table, which was under a large and beautiful olive tree sculpture in the middle of the room. This is the signature design feature of Thea's and, like the other ancient Greek designs in the room, are simple and in good taste.... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you let them know you celebrate birthday, the dessert is on the house. It is so lovely. The seafood is fresh and delicious.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This restaurant offers delicious Mediterranean food with a twist. The dates stuffed with blue cheese and wrapped in bacon is highly recommend.

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Over the years I have eaten at "Thea" in Santana Row on several occasions with business associates and also with my wife and friends. The ambience is always very pleasant (I love the tree in the restaurant and the lighting) and the menu has some great choices. As starters I love the 'Dates Wrapped in Bacon with Blue Cheese filling'... More 

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East Sussex
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Could have been more casual and real. Appetisers were just to big. Would have been much better to have small plates of traditional appetisers instead of a huge plate of asparagus and waaaay too many olives for three people! I know Santana Row is upmarket but this food is too fancy and too expensive to call it Mediterranean. They'd do... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We ordered the sampler appetizer and it was good. 3 of us ordered the 3 item lunch special which was also good. The lamb burger was too dry. But their desserts were great! Especially the chocolate cake with raspberry sauce. Patio good place if you have a dog.

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San Jose, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We ordered the $24 to $28 dinner entrees and they all tasted great. However, we had to eat more afterward at home because the portions were all too little. Expensive but not enough food and the wait time was about 20 to 25 minutes and I think it was abnormally long with such a small crowd of diners. We ordered... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The food was "good" at the most. However, the prices were pretty darn high for what you are getting. Wasn't too happy with the experience.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

As is typical of Santana Row, very fancy digs. We passed on cocktails and ordered from the solid wine list. Food was pretty straight-forward Mediterranean. The lamb in particular was excellent. Oh, yes. On a Saturday night there was a belly dancer for entertainment.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3090 Olsen Dr, San Jose, CA 95128-2048
    (Winchester Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 408-260-1444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: European, Turkish, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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