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“Great vegetarian restaurant” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Vishnu

Vishnu
Ranked #112 of 589 Restaurants in San Jose
Cuisines: South American, Costa Rican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Great vegetarian restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

I always eat at least once at Vishnu when in San Jose. The fruit is always fresh and great, and the veggie dishes are usually well prepared with interesting seasonings. A good alternative to typical fast food places that seem to be taking over San Jose these days.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Mark S
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  • English first
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English first
Brighton, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Amazing Vegetarian Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

It looks very cheap from the outside, actually not very inviting, but the food is amazing and the prices are fair to the quality. Excellent service and very very yummy.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Josh M
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New York City, New York
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90 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

There are about 7 locations of Vishnu within San Jose. The menu is large. It's a vegetarian place but the food is really good and good prices. I've spoken to a number of locals who come to eat here but who are not vegetarian -- they say the food is really good, good combos, and good pricing on top of eating a bit healthy. They have good hours and are open early in the morning to around 9 pm. Service is pretty fast. They accommodate dietary requests. You cannot go wrong eating here -- it's nothing fancy but you'll get a good, relatively healthy meal that's filling without breaking your wallet. I've eaten here at least a dozen times over my 3-4 trips to Costa Rica.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Falasafa
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Winnipeg, MB Canada
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130 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
“Excellent Fruit Salad”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014

Stopped here for lunch, had a fruit salad that was out of this world, along with a great smoothie. Would recommend this place to anyone.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Eyeluv2Travel
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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Vegetarian Diner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

If one ever wondered what a vegetarian diner would look like, one need only go to Vishnu. It is right on the corner of Avenida central. It is a cute little corner diner where everything is soy and delicious! The staff are extremely helpful and speak enough English to communicate their menu explain things. Keeping in tone with an American diner you get a generous amount of food for a small price. The "meat" is made of soy. I had a soy burger that was amazing. My friend ordered there plate of the day for 3,350 colones. It included soup, entree, salad, dessert and a fruit drink. It was so much he had to take it home. Would definitely recommend for a quick meal. They are open every day, M-F 7am -7pm. Sat till 6pm and Sunday till 9pm.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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