Savor Fresh Flavors at the Best Restaurants in San Jose, CA
Posted by: Sonesta San Jose Milpitas
Wake Up Your Taste Buds at the Best Restaurants in San Jose, CA
Discover one of the country's most exciting culinary scenes when you visit Silicon Valley, a high-tech hub that's known for innovative chefs and unforgettable dining experiences. Reaping the rewards of California's immense agricultural bounty, restaurants in San Jose and nearby offer a cornucopia of cuisines, from elevated American comfort food and fine dining Italian to Malaysia, Korean, and Mexican. No matter what you're hungry for, you'll find an amazing array of restaurants to satisfy your cravings.
Sevens Bar & Grill: Creative, Scratch-Made California Cuisine
You can reach one of the best restaurants in San Jose, CA without leaving the hotel. Enjoy all-day dining for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at our hotel's acclaimed restaurant, Sevens Bar & Grill. Discover a mouthwatering menu of elevated comfort food made with creative flair and the freshest California ingredients. From healthy salads to hearty burgers and steaks, encounter a deliciously diverse selection that will satisfy all of your cravings. Ready for happy hour? Find nightly specials from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on tasty appetizers, craft cocktails, wines, and craft beers. Check out some of our favorite scratch-made dishes on the menu and make plans to drop in today:
Black Rum Bacon Jack Burger – Monterey jack cheese, thick-cut bacon, and stout-braised onion topped with housemade black rum BBQ sauce.
Buffalo Pepper Garlic Chicken Wings – Tossed in a buffalo pepper garlic sauce and served with blue cheese slaw.
Grilled Steak Wrap – With black beans, roasted red peppers, cilantro, and Monterey jack cheese.
Cuban Sandwich – Slice pork, ham, pickles, Swiss cheese, and mustard on a pressed Cuban loaf.
Roasted Beet Salad – Mixed greens, crumbled goat cheese, candied pecans, tossed in red wine vinaigrette.
Tuscan Florentine Chicken – Pesto-marinated chicken breast on top of grilled vegetable orzo.
White Cheddar Mac & Cheese – Aged white cheddar topped with panko breadcrumbs.
Steak & Stout Sliders – With melted gouda, stout-braised onions, and a side of house pub chips.
Mediterranean Shrimp Pasta – Jumbo shrimp, bowtie pasta, spinach, mushrooms, and cherry tomatoes in a light pesto cream.
Sen Dai: Fresh Sushi, Sashimi, and Seafood
Grab lunch in a flash at this no-nonsense restaurant, a local go-to for sushi rolls and teriyaki. You'll find classic rolls as well as creative options, plus crispy tempura and home-style Japanese cuisine. Seafood is their specialty, and what has kept diners coming back for almost two decades. Be sure to try the uni, kurodai, and hirami – or go for the Storm Bringer Roll, a soft shell crab and crab roll with yellowtail, salmon, freshwater eel, avocado, unagi sauce and tobiko.
Banana Leaf: Malaysian Eats & Vegetarian Treats
Specializing in Asian cuisine including Malaysian, Indian, Chinese, and Thai, this restaurant is known for its amazing satay, roti, and pineapple fried rice (which is served in a fresh pineapple that's been hollowed out). There are plenty of options for vegetarians, and dog-lovers will find a pooch-friendly outdoor patio. It's upscale but casual, with set-price meals that make it easy to try different things. Expect a crowd whenever you go – it's that good.
La Milpa Mexican Restaurant: Festive Eatery & Fun Margaritas
Featuring mariachi musicians on the weekends, this family-owned restaurant has been serving authentic Mexican cuisine in Milpitas for over three decades. Located in Beresford Square Shopping Center, the eatery offers fast, friendly service. Chicken and beef fajitas are always a sure bet for lunch or dinner, and La Milpa's tortilla soup is delightful on a chilly day. Enjoy a plate of tasty beef enchiladas verde, fully-loaded burritos with sour cream and guacamole, or crispy chicken flautas with scratch-made salsa for dipping.
Jang Su Jang: Korean Hot Pots & Bottomless Banchan
Recommended by the Michelin Guide, this Korean restaurant in Santa Clara offers an upmarket experience that is still authentic, with tabletop grilling and complimentary banchan. Hidden in a strip mall, the experience belies the exterior with delicious tofu stews, huge seafood pancakes, and charcoal-smoked Korean barbeque. Stop by the glass-enclosed exhibition kitchen to see the chefs at work, then try popular dishes like beef dumplings, pork belly, and buckwheat noodles and boricha.
DishDash Middle Eastern Grill: Mediterranean Romance
Upscale and chic, this popular Middle Eastern restaurant is known for its shwarma, mansaf, and baklava – along with its beautiful outdoor patio. It feels hip and inviting, with smart decor and spiffy service. Portions are big enough for sharing, perfect for date night or a friends' night out. Try a little of everything on the Maza Sampler, which features hummus babaghanoush, khyar, b'laban, tabouli, rihan, and more – it's the ideal way to start your meal with authentic Middle Eastern appetizers.
Savor Fresh California Flavors in a High-Tech Modern Oasis
Explore the bounty of California's rich farms, gardens, ranches, and coastlines at the best restaurants in San Jose, CA – including Sevens Bar & Grill, located right here at Sonesta San Jose Milpitas. Our updated hotel caters to the needs of you, the modern traveler, with ultra-comfortable accommodations and personalized service. Enjoy free shuttle service to the airport and a prime location near California's Great America, Levi's Stadium, and numerous Fortune 500 corporate headquarters. Whether you're visiting Silicon Valley on a business trip or vacation, you'll find everything you need for a relaxing, effortless stay at our inviting hotel.