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The 8 Best Kebab Places In San Jose

Updated: May 2, 2022

From Peruvian anticuchos to Portuguese espetada these San Jose Kebab shops cater to everyone! We scoured top blogs and publications and incorporated millions of reviews to find the best #craving for this list. Succulent mushroom kebabs, juicy lamb, or beef kebabs - there is something for everyone at these San Jose gems.

Find the perfect Kebab spot

Falafel's Drive-In

Middle Eastern, $, San JoseMiddle Eastern, $San Jose
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat

    Best Restaurants in San Jose

  • CultureTrip

    The 10 Best Restaurants In Downtown San Jose, California


Meso Modern Mediterranean

Mediterranean, $$$, West San JoseMediterranean, $$$San Jose, West San Jose
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Stone Stew

Middle Eastern, $$, DowntownMiddle Eastern, $$San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Gulzaar Halal Restaurant & Catering

Middle Eastern, $$, San JoseMiddle Eastern, $$San Jose
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Real Kabob Persian Restaurant

Persian, $$, Willow GlenPersian, $$San Jose, Willow Glen
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Yas Restaurant

Persian, $$, West San JosePersian, $$San Jose, West San Jose
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Ziba Persian Restaurant

Middle Eastern, $$, Cambrian ParkMiddle Eastern, $$San Jose, Cambrian Park
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Karimi Restaurant

Indian, $$, DowntownIndian, $$San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

How was this list created?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Kebab craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We analyzed 26488 San Jose restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 San Jose restaurant reviews, and 2325 lists and articles – looking closely at what CultureTrip and Zagat had to say – and applied our boam magic. For example, we considered CultureTrip - The 10 Best Restaurants In Downtown San Jose, California and Zagat - Best Restaurants in San Jose as we sourced this ultimate list. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. The ten options above are the best of San Jose Kebab.

Factoids about Kebab

  • Up for some kebab?

    Are you a fan of kebab? The current record for eating the most kebab is 290 skewers in only 30! Do you love kebab enough to beat this record?

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