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The 4 best New American spots in San Jose

The Table | Photo: Tori A./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on March 31, 2020.

Looking for a yummy New American meal near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top New American spots around San Jose, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to achieve your dreams.

Looking to check out the latest hotspots? There's no time like the present, since consumer spending at restaurants tends to increase in April in the San Jose area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses manage customer relationships. Total affected businesses at San Jose-area restaurants last year rose by 16% in April over the month before.

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1. The Table

photo: dean c./yelp

First on the list is The Table. Located at 1110 Willow St. in North Willow Glen / Gardner, the New American and breakfast and brunch spot, which offers salads and more, is the most popular New American restaurant in San Jose, boasting four stars out of 2,856 reviews on Yelp.

2. Paper Plane

photo: winson d./yelp

Next up is downtown's Paper Plane, situated at 72 S. First St. With four stars out of 1,323 reviews on Yelp, the cocktail bar and New American spot has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Banh Canh 3 Mien

Photo: Stan L./Yelp

East San Jose's Banh Canh 3 Mien, located at 958 Story Road, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Vietnamese and New American spot four stars out of 226 reviews.

4. 3rd & Bourbon

photo: 3rd & bourbon/yelp

3rd & Bourbon, a bar and New American spot located downtown, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 108 Yelp reviews. Head over to 93 E. Santa Clara St. to see for yourself.


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