Spending time in North San Jose? Get to know this San Jose neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a sushi spot to a wine bar.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in North San Jose, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Izakaya Restaurant
Topping the list is sushi bar and Japanese spot Izakaya Restaurant, which offers tapas and more. Located at 1335 N. First St., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 557 reviews on Yelp. Try menu items like sashimi, grilled beef tongue, soba noodles and more at this sushi spot.
2. Grill Em Pizza & Sports Bar
Next up is sports bar Grill Em Pizza & Sports Bar, which offers burgers, pizza and more, situated at 497 Reynolds Circle. With 4.5 stars out of 77 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. Check out the cheeseburgers, pizzas and potato skins at this spot, which also has happy hours, pool tables and HDTVs.
3. Salad Farm
Salad Farm, a spot to score salads, soups and sandwiches, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 55 River Oaks Place, Suite 50, 4.5 stars out of 373 reviews. Seasonal vegetables, ahi tuna and grilled salmon are some of the options available at this quick-service spot.
4. What A Room
Check out What A Room, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 231 reviews on Yelp. You can find the furniture store, which offers mattresses, rugs and more, at 545 E. Brokaw Road. Browse a selection of bed frames, couches, tables and more at this home furnishing shop.
5. La Catalana
And then there's La Catalana, a local favorite with four stars out of 710 reviews. Stop by 3720 N. First St., Suite 10 to hit up the tapas bar, wine bar and Spanish spot next time you're in the neighborhood. Stop in for tapas like bravas and pulpos, plus a variety of Spanish wines.