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Jade Cathay

€€ - €€€Chinese, Asian
1339 N 1st St, San Jose, CA 95112-4710
+1 408-392-9388
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“dim sum” (23 reviews)
“sesame balls” (5 reviews)
“duck” (9 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
1339 N 1st St, San Jose, CA 95112-4710
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

We usually go to Jade Cathay for dim sum, but this time we went for dinner. Its very quiet at night versus the crowded dim sum seating. We enjoyed a beer with our dinner. For dinner we had duck, pork ribs, and mixed seafood with...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Simple decor and low prices disguise some excellent cooking, and friendly service. Highly recommended.

Thank u2fancat
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Jade Cathay is a popular place in San Jose to go to dim sum. We returned for Saturday lunch. They have carts and also staff carrying trays of dim sum One can also order from the menu. For this meal we dined on raddish cake,...More

1  Thank mini
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

OVERALL: High quality ingredients, attentive service and famous Ice Mountain taro cakes. FOOD: From chicken feet to lobster noodles to thousand year old egg congee, the menu is diversified (fried, steamed, noodles, desserts) with good portions and full bodied taste. SPACE: Tables are spread out...More

Thank nc3042017
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We enjoyed another very good dim sum lunch at Jade Cathay. Service is always good They have dim sum on carts and one can also order speciality items from a menu. We had this time 1. Hot Tea 2. Chicken Feet 3. Beef Noodle Roll...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Loved the dim sum here! We arrived around Noon on a Saturday and it was already crowded. The service was great, lots of good options!

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I got to my hotel. It was right across the street from a real Chinese restaurant. I decided to go. The college food had very few vegetables. I was hungry for vegetables. I went in. It looked Chinese! The menu looked very good. I ordered...More

Thank Droundy
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We returned for another good dim sum lunch. The manager usually goes out of her way to welcome us That is so nice. Servers are wonderful. This time we had chicken feet, dumplings, duck, raddish cake, custards, and stuffed pastries. We had oolong tea with...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The food selection and quality was very good. The wait staff was very attentive. The ambiance wasn't much to speak of, but it was clean and affordable.

Thank Cyndy A
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Very dimples place with minimum decoration but the food is just amazing. Prices are moderate and plates are abundant . You must visit this place!!!

Thank Prietoinc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
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 St, San Jose, CA 95112-4710
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-392-9388
Serves Dim Sum at lunch 7 days a week.Large Chinese dishes with fresh seafood fromSalt water tanks.
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