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Amato's Cheesesteak

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1162 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-3425
(408) 246-4007
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I made the trek to San Jose just to eat this delicious cheese steak, and I was more than happy with it! It was so good I forgot to take a picture before eating it all. Great value and amazing cheesesteak!

Thank JGiampaolo
Berkeley, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I can't tell you what to get on your cheesesteak only that you need to get one now. The meat is piled high, the cheese is flowing and the fries can feed an entire group (or one teenager)

Thank nwhear
Rancho Cordova, California
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

I have finally found a Philly cheesesteak place that is worthy of my time. Finding an authentic restaurant that makes cheesesteaks like they do in Philadelphia is no easy task. Amatos is the exception and of course the family is from the Philly area!! I found this place just by chance as I drove by on my way to a... More 

1 Thank deltaisg21
Santa Clara, California
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130 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Plenty of really good choices of hot and cold sandwiches. My 7" Italian Hogie was really good and more filling than most other sandwich shop 12" sandwiches.

Thank molsenmotorsport
Vacaville, California
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My husband has been telling me he is going to take me here for a while. While going to our get away we stopped off for lunch. There is a tight fit to sit in but it is part of the charm of the place. Once you eat it is so worth it. I got a Shorty and I could... More 

Thank Tara H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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183 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My son wanted to come here for the Cheese Steak Challenge. I enjoyed a shorty cheese steak with mushrooms sandwich while he at 24 inches of cheese steak. The staff made the challenge experience fun and memorable, both for my son and for me. If we are ever hungry for a cheese steak again - this is THE place where... More 

Thank CincyBill
San Jose, California
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97 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Or at least that's my opinion! There are 2 shops on 2 sides of town which is quite convenient, but its the quality of the food that brings me back. A friend turned me on to them years ago and for once he was overstating how good they are. I have had all the hallmark Philly sandwiches when on business... More 

Thank WineCoyote
Visalia, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

I had the works shorty hot sandwich. It was really tasty. They ran out of ketchup and the chief was nice enough to pour some out of a bottle into a small plastic container for me. It was extremely thoughtful of him and I appreciate the extra time he took to make a happy out of town customer fell welcomed.

Thank Denice R
Apex, North Carolina
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100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

So much selection! Different meats, with/with-outs and sizes, you pretty much get to customize your favorite cheese steak here! And it doesn't even have to be steak...chicken, sausage...such great flavor and you can tell by how busy they are at ALL times! Great fries & rings too. These guys know their stuff and they are awesome community folks too! Their... More 

Thank SHerbertSJ
Bay Area, Ca
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Amatos is simply great place to get delicious cheese steaks. Their prices are good and the product even better. The place is decorated with photos taken from Philly. The bread they use is super fresh and the meat is delicious. I recommend the cheese fries, with the cheese on the side. You can miss the place-The big Philadelphia Eagle Van... More 

Thank Conrad6487

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Steakhouse, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 pm - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1162 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-3425
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: (408) 246-4007

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