San Jose’s Four Finest Locations for Low-cost Southeast Asian Meals

Fancy some Southeast Asian food?

Hoodline put the numbers together to find the best affordable Southeast Asian restaurants in the San Jose area. It used both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to create a ranking of where to go next time hunting.

1. King Eggroll

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At the top of the list is King Eggroll. The Vietnamese eatery at 980 Lundy Ave. in the North Valley, which has dim sum and more, is the top-rated cheap Southeast Asian restaurant in San Jose and has four out of 722 reviews on Yelp.

Yelper Allister D., who reviewed King Eggroll on December 15, wrote: “I’ve been coming here for years and there hasn’t been a single complaint. Prices are still cheap, service is quick and efficient, food is hot and fresh made.”

Yelper Joy L. wrote: “Great food. I love it. The food is not stale like other buffets.”

2. Tofoo Com Chay

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Next up is Tofoo Com Chay downtown at E. Santa Clara St. 388. With a 4.5 stars out of 1,036 on Yelp, the vegetarian, vegan, and Vietnamese spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget Find option.

Bree C. commented, “This place is always good. I love your photo and the soup has so much flavor. The people who work there are super friendly and attentive. Not a lot of seating, but that never stopped us.”

Yelper Ronnie C. wrote, “My friend and I have come a lot for the convenience and affordable price. The owner is always so kind. Every time we walk in, he has greeted us with great enthusiasm.”

3. Pho Y # 1

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Evergreen Central’s Pho Y # 1 on 1660 E. Capitol Expressway is another top pick. Yelpers gives the reasonably priced Vietnamese spot, which offers noodles and more, four stars out of 1,297.

Yelper Andrew S., who reviewed Pho Y # 1 on Jan. 6, wrote, “I really liked the soup and steak here. The meat was very tender and delicious.”

Yelper Kathleen L. added, “The first time we walked in, you smelled the delicious aroma of Pho. We were greeted and seated immediately. The service was efficient and effective.”

4. Pho Ga Hung

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Another popular, cheap hangout spot is Pho Ga Hung, a Vietnamese spot in East San Jose, with 4.5 out of 84 Yelp reviews. Check out 1818 Tully Road, Suite 120 for yourself.

Yelper Kacie N., who reviewed Pho Ga Hung on Nov 4th, wrote, “I love eating here. This place is very consistent. I was here with my parents the entire time I was a kid. Now am I’m in my 30s and still love coming here. “

Michael A. remarked: “First came here 30 years ago, overwhelmed by how good the photo was with the broth boiling endlessly.”

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