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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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Today
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
  • 38
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    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
Great ambience and high quality food with Mediterranean influence.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
Roberts69
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 478 helpful votes
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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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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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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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I had a good dining experience at Thea this weekend. It was easy to reserve a table using OpenTable. The staff was friendly and recommended good options for the food and drinks. We were pleasantly surprised to see a belly dancer during dining hours!

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Saratoga, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

First off- this was originally filed under the wrong reviewer account. SO i am repeating it here and cancelling the other - you may see two identical ones for a time. This is a hard one to review because the restaurant doesn't achieve the pretentiousness of a 1 star michelin wanna be , but it does rise above the regular... More 

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Saratoga, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a hard one to review because the restaurant doesn't achieve the pretentiousness of a 1 star michelin wanna be , but it does rise above the regular every day Greek restaurants in the area in the adventuresomeness of its menu. It tries some things that may or may not meet with your palate, but are definitely a step... More 

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Additional Information about Thea Mediterranean

Address: 3090 Olsen Dr, San Jose, CA 95128-2048
Phone Number: 408-260-1444
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: European, Turkish, Greek

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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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?