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388 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113-1911
+1 408-286-6335
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Oakland, California
1 review
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The next place in San Jose to get an affordable vegan lunch. Prices have increased by $1.00. Small & quaint but full of varieties.

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Thank Anyika N
new york, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Wow. What a small place with great food for a cheep price. Tried it once, and would definitely go again. All vegan, cash only. Recommend even if you are not a vegan or vegetarian, as the taste worth it. Service was fast and with a smile.

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Thank Ido A
Aberdeen, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Best vegetarian Pho! Best prices. You cannot beat the flavors and the huge servings. Shotgun shack with 4 tables inside and tables on the sidewalk. It is definitely worth the trip. Enjoy!!

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Thank chickpeaz
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2015

The food is always good here. I always like to stop in during the semester for lunch. Don't forget to bring cash though.

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Thank Matthew S
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Staff are super friendly and the price is amazing! 7.00 usd for a bowl of delicious vegetarian bun bo hue. The food is super fresh. Freshly made, freshly cooked, and delicious.

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Thank Khanh N
San Jose, California
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Surprisingly , this little hole in the wall, turns out some good food. Pho is consistently good, a huge portion too. Other vegetarian selections I have had have been good, lately they have not had their lemon chicken which is my favorite. Also, their brown rice is hearty, has a grainy texture. Overall, for inexpensive food, worth the stop, it's... More 

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Thank MB L
San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I was near Santa Clara Street around noon so I couldn't resist going back to Tofoo com Chay for lunch, hadn't been to this micro-restaurant in a year, and it is still a small miracle. Vegetarian food that tastes like it's been blessed (and may have been), lots of flavor and texture. Sweet lady serving with a smile. In the... More 

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Thank Elena D
San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2013

we have been going here for years and never been disappointed. fabulous soups and rice bowls. we like the kabobs, drumsticks, spring rolls too. it is probably the smallest restaurant in san jose but they have a few tables outside and we always manage to find a place to sit. cash only. parking can be a challenge BARE BONES PLACE----NOTHING... More 

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Thank joni h
San Jose, California
1 review
Reviewed 9 October 2013

One of the best, and cheapest vegetarian food around. Sure it's a hole in the wall, but it's a gem. It's right across from SJSU, so it's super convenient! I eat here a few times a week. My favorite dish is the Pho and Bamboo noodle soup.

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Thank ShiftGears
San Francisco, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

I go to Tofoo Com Chay, a small vegetarian Vietnamese restaurant near SJSU) nearly every week for lunch, sometimes getting a banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich), sometimes pho (Vietnamese soup), sometimes a couple of items with rice (brown or white), and sometimes some veggie rolls. And I always come away happy. The people are friendly (and Ben will soon learn your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Vietnamese, Asian
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 388 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113-1911
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-286-6335

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?