Looking to uncover all that North Valley has to offer? Get to know this San Jose neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Taiwanese spot to a Cajun-Creole stop.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in North Valley, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Tai Kee Won Ton
Topping the list is Taiwanese spot Tai Kee Won Ton. Located at 2092 Concourse Drive, Suite 1, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 280 reviews on Yelp. The menu features a variety of specialty dishes, including green onion pancakes, fried popcorn chicken and steamed spare ribs.
2. Claw Shack
Next up is Cajun/Creole spot Claw Shack, which offers seafood dishes, situated at 1696 Berryessa Road. With 4.5 stars out of 1,202 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. The eatery serves up lobster tails, jambalaya, garlic noodles and chicken wings.
3. Vn Grill
Vn Grill, a Vietnamese, Asian fusion and gluten-free spot, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 859 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1085 E. Brokaw Road, Suite 20 to see for yourself. Stop by for mushroom spring rolls, lemongrass chicken and banh mi tacos, as well as Thai tea and watermelon lemonade.
4. Happiness Cafe
And then there's Happiness Cafe, a local favorite with 4.5 stars out of 412 reviews. Stop by 1688 Hostetter Road, Suite C to hit up the vegan spot, which offers ice cream, waffles and bubble tea, next time you're in the neighborhood. This spot also serves vegan crescent rolls, spring rolls and alfredo pasta.