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“Great Blues; Good Cajun Cooking”
Review of Poor House Bistro

Poor House Bistro
Ranked #69 of 2,205 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Reviewed May 7, 2013

This is a hidden gem near the HP Pavilion. The food is delicious and the beignets are amazing; my kids at far more than was good for them but difficult to say no when they are so good. The music obviously varies but the nights I have been there it has always been fun and often excellent. This is a must visit place in San Jose

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Thank Tom B
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Reviewed April 24, 2013

Thinly sliced provolone cheese, roasted red peppers, artichokes, and olive tapenade on a huge ciabatta roll-- delicious. These sandwiches are so large, two people can easily split one. If you are super hungry, add a small bowl of jambalaya. The prices seem expensive until you figure two people can split it--- then it's positively cheap. They have a bit of a bar scene and live music on weekends.

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Thank TrixieBelle
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

We found this place right around the corner from the HP Pavillion before the game and what a find! It appeared to be a local's favorite serving quick, hot, New Orleans style food. Our group had fried oysters, chicken wings, turkey burgers and sweet potato fries, all delicious! Highly recommend this joint!

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Thank smalltowngalReno
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Reviewed March 3, 2013

The po' boys are terrific, and finishing with powdered sugar swamped beignets and chicory coffee are a must. Feels like you are in Louisiana!

Thank ocookie99
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Reviewed January 30, 2013

The food is just average but having the music makes it taste a little better than it is. Really enjoy the ambiance.

Thank rrelax
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