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The 10 Best Vegetarian Restaurants In San Jose

Updated: October 6, 2021

San Jose boasts a horde of excellent vegetarian restaurants. These are the ones that stick out of the proverbial herd. To find these great vegetarian restaurants, we looked at reviews and ratings from local publications and top review sites. With saucy veg lasagnas and vegetarian burgers brimming with gourmet toppings these San Jose spots will keep you coming back for more!

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Zeni Ethiopian Restaurant

African, $$, West San JoseAfrican, $$San Jose, West San Jose
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Walia Ethiopian Cuisine

African, $$, Rose GardenAfrican, $$San Jose, Rose Garden
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Falafel's Drive-In

Middle Eastern, $, San JoseMiddle Eastern, $San Jose
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
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Bibo's Ny Pizza

Pizza, $, Willow GlenPizza, $San Jose, Willow Glen
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Braise Willow Glen

New American, $$, Willow GlenNew American, $$San Jose, Willow Glen
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

LUNA Mexican Kitchen - The Alameda

Mexican, $$, DowntownMexican, $$San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Yeshi Express

African, DowntownAfricanSan Jose, Downtown
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Katana Ramen

Japanese, Blossom ValleyJapaneseSan Jose, Blossom Valley
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Pizza CasaMia

Pizza, $16 avg. main dish, Cambrian ParkPizza, $16 avg. main dishSan Jose, Cambrian Park
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Tortas Ahogadas Jalisco

Mexican, Alum Rock-East FoothillsMexicanSan Jose, Alum Rock-East Foothills
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Jose. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across San Jose, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of Spoon University, Michelin Guide and Eater – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The restaurants you see have been featured in Spoon University - Best Places To Eat In San Jose For Lunch, Michelin Guide - Bib Gourmand • Inspectors’ favourites for good value (2019) and Eater - San Francisco's 2019 Michelin Bib Gourmands, Mapped. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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