Like A Local: Best Hidden Gems In San Jose

Like A Local: Best Hidden Gems In San Jose

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Anyone can find the popular spots, but if you’re willing to embrace the unknown, you’ll find that San Jose is full of hidden gems.

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    Bellano's 2nd location inside the San Pedro Market. This joint knows that you don't need a full on store to serve great coffee. The flavors are consistently the same as the original location. -- Nikos Antiporda via Foursquare
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    The cold brew is an espresso roast from Verve called Sermon. It delivers a strong mouth with a moderately deep and course body. The sting is mostly gone from cold brewing, but still earthy/bitter. -- Kevin Pratt via Foursquare
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    Nice ambience.. Has bookshelf with some nice books and board games to play while you sip your fav coffee! Also, this place opens pretty early, one of the reasons why I was here! -- Params Raman via Foursquare
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    This is the far best Hookah Lounge I have ever gone to in the U.S. and i travel a whole lot. Ask the owner for his special house blend flavor. Great customer service, & staff members break dance too. -- DJ Scoop via Foursquare
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    Don't expect greasy spoon. Great food. Chicken friend steak and eggs has real chicken garvey. It's delicious but if you except white, sausage gravy don't. -- Amy B via Foursquare
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    Their Back Room is available for rent. 3 TV's, pool table and darts. It's man cave style and very cool. -- George Martines via Foursquare
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    My favorite Coffee house - The owners are sweethearts and there is always a great vibe as well as great coffee! Love sitting on the Patio on a sunny day! -- Aejaie Sellers via Foursquare
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    The ultimate neighborhood dive bar! Catch all the local teams playing, US Men's Nation Soccer team, Silicon Valley Roller Girls parties, PBR cornhole toss, beer pong and more! -- Zakk DeVine via Foursquare
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    One of the best coffee shops in South Bay. Only others that come close are, Bellano and bitter+sweet. -- holydevil via Foursquare
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    Best coffee place around, they actually know how to make coffee. Try anything on the menu you won't be upset. -- A I via Foursquare
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    The dark roast drip is not as strong as Sbux or Peets. I liked the smoked salmon breakfast sandwich. But what impressed me most is that she greeted so many customers by name. -- Lee E via Foursquare
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    They always have Ice Cold Sierra's!!! Frank aka Pancho, one of the best bartenders eva! -- ☆Joshua☆ Harman via Foursquare
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