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Isabella's Restaurant

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700 S Winchester Blvd, Ste 25, San Jose, CA 95128-2900
+1 408-248-7378
14:00 - 20:00
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Sun 14:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Cupertino, California
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

authentic peruvian restaurant, wonderful menu choices good seafood and meat, and sangria service can be improved a bit with limited waiting staff and food can take long on weekends price reasonable

Thank SiliconGuy101
Katy, Texas
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We went for father's day and they had 1 waitress, it took for ever to get service, after a long wait the anticuchos were raw, the Tiradito tasted terrible, I was so hungry but could not eat it. The most frustrating part was when they brought the bill back. We had ordered 3 plates and were charged for 4, the... More 

Thank Ivonne G
San Jose, California
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133 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Visited for Dinner on 3/20/2016 The Occasion was my daughter Girls scout troop had done a report on Peru as a Troop and rewarded with a Peruvian authentic ? Dinner. Well I had the Special steak ? And it nothing special about it. A cup of plain white rice, American French fires, beans with no taste and a strip of... More 

Thank ceskydup
San Jose, California, United States
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137 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Very yummy. I will be back. I had pescado a lo macho, fish with seafood on top. It was awesome. My wife had lomo saltado, beef with potatoes. Very good.

Thank Johnny S
San Jose, California
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194 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

This is a casual neighborhood joint. This place is fine. It's hard to get excited about it, and it's hard to criticize it. On the one hand, the Peruvian menu looks exciting. One the other, the pollo saltado was essentially French fries, chicken strips, tomatoes, and rice. But it was good. The atmosphere is friendly and bright, yet the owner/waiter... More 

2 Thank Mike95128
Santa Clara, California
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place is good. It used to be better but still good. Food is tasty and good service, even though is a bit slow at times.

1 Thank Carlos V
San Jose, Ca
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120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2014 via mobile

Because we are planning a trip to Peru, we thought we would try this place not far from our workplace. Had read a few reviews before coming, and because there was so much variation, I really didn't know what to expect. Everything was adequate; the food the service, the atmosphere. Nothing in particular would draw me back.

Thank LMRah
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107 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013

I've never had Peruvian cuisine and was pleasantly surprised at the flavors. I ordered the Tallarin saltado de carne (pasta in a beef sauce with tomatoes and onions) and my friend ordered the Aguadito de Mariscos (seafood soup with cilantro flavoring). Of course, we had to taste each other's meals and both, we agreed, were delicious. Josh even asked what... More 

1 Thank Anne N
Columbia, Maryland, United States
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

I am not fond of Peruvian food, but my friend wanted to eat lomo saltado, hence to the Peruvian restaurant we went. I ordered carne asada and she lomo saltado, my carne asada was good but her lomo saltado was excellent. She also ordered Chicha morada, a Peruvian sweet drink made from corn, it was delicious. The service was prompt... More 

1 Thank Tito G
Sunnyvale, California
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

We visited this little restaurant on memorial day. Surprisingly, the place was quite busy considering its location. The service was prompt and good. We ordered a Peruvian steak, a cau cau seafood with rice, a pisca sour, and Peruvian cookies for dessert. the steak was hard and blend. Not that they overlooked it ( I ordered medium rare), I think... More 

1 Thank lasergod88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
14:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 S Winchester Blvd, Ste 25, San Jose, CA 95128-2900
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-248-7378
Isabella's is a great Peruvian restaurant

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