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Jade Cathay

) #252 of 1,832 Restaurants in San Jose ££ - £££ Chinese, Asian
1339 N. 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95112-4710
+1 408-392-9388
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (19 reviews)
“duck” (7 reviews)
“sesame balls” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
££ - £££
1339 N. 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95112-4710
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was fresh and service was great. There is an extensive menu with most of the usual favorites and some extras.

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went to Jade Cathay on a holiday Friday. The restaurant is popular. We enjoyed several dim sum dishes and also Jasmine Hot Tea. This time we ordered from the cart; one can also order specialty dishes from a menu. This time we ordered noodles,...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I am living in the Holiday Inn alone and looking for something to eat for dinner. I browsed Yelp and found this restaurant have a special dish - lobster noodle. I decide to have a try and It's so good beyond my expectation. There is...More

Thank Fuchiang C
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I may go to this restaurant again considering it's price. We had shrimp and mushroom dim-sum and a chicken salad and cost was $20. Isn't it amazing? But the food was ok.

Thank Megha G
Reviewed 3 November 2016

OK so you have low expectations regarding service but the people were very nice. When I spotted an error on my check (2 actually) they went out of their way to correct it. That said, do check your bill. Here are some other things to...More

1  Thank pompui
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We returned to Jade Cathay for dim sum Sunday lunch. The restaurant is popular. They had done a slight remodel of the restaurant and had put in some dividers between table areas. It looked nice. Prices however for dim sum had gone up a little...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Super noisy. General Chicken inedible. So hard to bite and chew, my teeth still hurt. Salt and Pepper Calamari was flavorless. When I mentioned that the food was too hard to chew, the so-called manager said I could have pudding as a consolation. Really? I...More

Thank PlacesToGoSee
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Took my wife to have Dim Sum here . It was only her second time with this type of food. The service was great. You can order some items off chart and they bring around carts for selection also. Was very reasonable priced also.

1  Thank martyh00
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We had a small reunion at Jade Cathay (翠湖) in order to enjoy its famous Roast Duck (明爐燒鴨), we were not disappointed. Roast Duck was juicy and delicious. We also tasted the Lobster Noodle (龍蝦 伊麵), scrumptious! Its dim sums were yummy. The restaurant setting...More

1  Thank Chuang004
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

The ambiance it average, it's packed full of Asians. If you like authentic Chinese food, this is the place. Great roasted duck and broccoli and oyster sauce. Nearby airport and hotel complex - I travel Hong Kong and China frequently, this is typical delicious Chinese...

1  Thank Flyby0161
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1339 N. 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95112-4710
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-392-9388
  • E-mail
Serves Dim Sum at lunch 7 days a week.Large Chinese dishes with fresh seafood fromSalt water tanks.