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The 4 best fast food spots in San Jose

Falafel's Drive-In | Photo: Truc T./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on January 09, 2020.

Craving fast food food?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top fast food spots around San Jose, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.

Now is a good time to catch up on the latest hotspots, since consumer spending at quick serve food and beverage businesses tends to grow in January in the San Jose area, considerably more than nationwide, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses manage customers. Estimated daily customers per business at San Jose-area quick serve food and beverage businesses last year rose by 2% in January over the month before, while the same figure fell by -8% nationwide.

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1. Falafel's Drive-in

Photo: john d./Yelp

First on the list is Falafel's Drive-In. Located at 2301 Stevens Creek Blvd. in West San Carlos, the Middle Eastern fast food spot is the most popular fast-food restaurant in San Jose, boasting four stars out of 4,295 reviews on Yelp.

2. Sliders Burgers

Photo: john d./Yelp

Next up is the Rose Garden's Sliders Burgers, situated at 1645 W. San Carlos St. With four stars out of 1,063 reviews on Yelp, the traditional American fast food joint, which offers burgers, fries and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Jade China

Photo: truc t./Yelp

Berryessa's Jade China, located at 2524 Berryessa Road, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Chinese fast food eatery four stars out of 803 reviews.

4. Chao Chi

Photo: andy l./Yelp

And over in Berryessa, check out Chao Chi, which has earned four stars out of 350 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Chinese fast food joint at 1657 N. Capitol Ave.


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