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The 5 best spots to score noodles in San Jose

Ramen Tenma | Photo: Jaane F./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on November 14, 2019.

Got a hankering for noodles?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top noodle outlets in San Jose, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.

Fall is the top season of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the San Jose area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management services and email marketing for small businesses. Estimated daily customers at San Jose-area restaurants rose to 54 per business in the fall of last year, 3% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Ramen Tenma

photo: peter c./yelp

First on the list is Ramen Tenma. Located at 487 Saratoga Ave. in West San Jose, the spot to score ramen and noodles is the highest-rated noodle spot in San Jose, boasting four stars out of 447 reviews on Yelp.

2. Hokkaido Ramen Santouka

Photo: John D./Yelp

Next up is West San Jose's Hokkaido Ramen Santouka, an outpost of the chain, situated at 675 Saratoga Ave. With four stars out of 3,052 reviews on Yelp, the Asian fusion spot, which offers ramen and noodles, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Pho Y #1

Photo: Stan L./Yelp

Evergreen Central's Pho Y #1, located at 1660 E. Capitol Expy, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Vietnamese spot, which offers noodles and more, four stars out of 1,276 reviews.

4. Thai Love You

Photo: John D./Yelp

Thai Love You, a Thai and Asian fusion spot that offers noodles and more in Almaden Valley, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 340 Yelp reviews. Head over to 6055 Meridian Ave., Suite 100 to see for yourself.

5. Thien Long Vietnamese Restaurant

Photo: Tori A./Yelp

Over in East San Jose, check out Thien Long Vietnamese Restaurant, which has earned four stars out of 995 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Vietnamese spot, which offers seafood and noodles, at 3005 Silver Creek Road, Suite 138.


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