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roxie Apr 11, 2012 05:18 PM

Two Oakland hounds are heading to San Jose for a conference. We will be @ The Doubletree near the airport. Any ideas as to where to get good or very good food in the area? We will have a car so can drive.

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  1. hhc RE: roxie Apr 11, 2012 06:35 PM

    What kind of food do you guys want, cost?
    you could start with this older thread:
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/791174

    1. scarmoza RE: roxie Apr 11, 2012 06:50 PM

      Will you have a car?

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        Claudette RE: roxie Apr 11, 2012 07:26 PM

        Aqui Cal Mex in Willow Glen

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          goldangl95 RE: roxie Apr 11, 2012 11:34 PM

          Blue Line Pizza in Campbell isn't too far away.

          1. bbulkow RE: roxie Apr 12, 2012 02:56 AM

            Oakland has no indian remotely like south bay indian. Catch aachi appakadi, and real ice cream right behind. Or Anjappar Chettinad. Don't be put off by the bad yelp reviews. These places are _very_ authentic.

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              Claudette RE: bbulkow Apr 12, 2012 05:34 PM

              If you like Indian, near Real Ice Cream in Santa Clara is Dosa House (try the paper masala dosa) and Kabab N Curry's (everything in this mom-and-pop place is delicious, but their naan is the ultimate).

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                bbulkow RE: Claudette Apr 13, 2012 04:10 PM

                I'm a ravi masala dosa kind of guy, but I'l give Dosa House a try.

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              jb474 RE: roxie Apr 13, 2012 10:25 AM

              Try San Pedro Square Market downtown. Has some good food options like neopolitan pizza and great variety, plus a bar and a wine bar.

              1. Robert Lauriston RE: roxie Apr 13, 2012 10:33 AM

                The place I miss most from when I was working down there is Martins West.

                The Vietnamese food courts are like nothing we have in Oakland.

                http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/783192

                Similar question:

                http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/812092

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                http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/828326

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