In the heart of San Jose lies the downtown neighborhood, one of the most eclectic in California. Every block is littered with different restaurants, from Mexican to Caribbean to traditional American food. The downtown area also provides some of the largest festivals and events in the city, like the world-renowned performers that tour at the SAP Center and Center for the Performing Arts. The perfect weather found in the area is also a nice perk!
Downtown San Jose’s northern boundary is Taylor Street, Coleman Avenue and Julian Street, to the east, the boundary is 4th and 7th Street; the southern boundary is I-280 and the western boundary is Stockton Avenue extending down the railroad.
#1 rated restaurant in downtown San Jose. The sandwich shop serves up authentic Mexican sandwiches, their Cuban is a must get.
This top-5 rated spot in San Jose combines the freshness of seafood with the flare of Mexican food. You’ll also be able to enjoy your cuisine on their modern outdoor patio.
The highest rated BBQ joint downtown gets their style and influences from eastern and southern Texas barbeque. The smoked brisket and spare ribs are their most popular meats on the menu.
This carribean cuisine offers food from the island of Jamaica. The popular jerk chicken is their specialty, served with fresh herbs and spices from the island.
Our House is a seasonally driven restaurant; they get all their ingredients from local vendors. Their menu changes weekly because of the local ingredients in season but it’s always fresh.
Located in the heart of downtown, Vino Vino offers an extravagant selection of wine and cuisine. Their Italian roots can be seen in every item on their menu.
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