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The Old Spaghetti Factory

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51 N San Pedro St, San Jose, CA 95110-2414
+1 408-288-7488
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Tri-Cities, Washington
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've reviewed the Spokane location of this restaurant and there couldn't be a bigger difference than there is between these two places, like night and day. The wait staff here was fun and engaging, they wanted to serve you well. And while the decor was virtually identical, I was much more comfortable here than in Spokane, Washington. The menu is... More 

Thank hazelnutman
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only took twenty minutes to get our order taken after we were seated (late, despite a reservation). Orders took a long time to arrive and my girlfriend's gin and seltzer that was "being made" arrived in DIY form with a bottle, an empty glass, and a shot. The manager ended up helping quite a bit and ended up comping things... More 

Thank Robert G
Modesto, California
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102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

There are few places that feel like "going out to dinner" and still truly cheap. It is not 5 star cuisine, but it will challenge any meal under $10 you have had in a long while. There atmosphere is loud and fun. The vintage decor is interesting and nostalgic. Great for kids, or after seeing Christmas in the Park.

Thank Galen G
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Starting with spaghetti and salads - everything was excellent. But the main thing in this place is the atmosphere and interior, which makes the meals not only taste excellent, but leaves also great memories.

Thank dir1212 d
Whittier, California
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104 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

After several expensive meals in San Jose, it was refreshing to have great food for half the bill. Making reservations on their website gave us only a 5 minute wait on a Saturday night at 6 pm. The fresh bread was piping hot and delicious. I had the tortellini and my daughter had the kids fettuccini which she uncharacteristically ate... More 

Thank Beth B
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This was a first visit to The Old Spaghetti Factory. The historic building is nice and I love the trolley inside (where you can eat). We had a 25-30 minute wait for a table so we grabbed a drink at the bar first, which had an important match on the TV, so it was quite busy. Overall, the atmosphere was... More 

Thank Elizatripit
San Jose, California
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I have been here many times! The quality for your value is great! Salad is included in most meals as well as your choice of vanilla or Spinoni ice cream. Great for children and large parties as well! Happy house is also a delight if you can make it before 6 pm. $3 draft beers & house wine. $3.50 fresh... More 

Thank Shleetravels
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We ate here before seeing Adele in concert at the SAP Centre. I am glad we did as the queues compared to other places were much better. We had the 3 course option which was good. The food is great and the pasta even better but the only let down is it was all a bit to quick. Main meal... More 

Thank SLR110193
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after leaving airport based on a search, review on another site. Very pleased by our meal. Many excellent choices on the menu for our varied palates in our family. Portions generous, made even better by the included salad/soup and spumoni. Would definitely stop here again if in the area and will look for others in our travels

Thank FamilyFunTrips5
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116 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

I have dined @ spaghetti factory's in Canada & the service, food quality & value are always top shelf. Went to this one on a long layover, server was indifferent, completely different menu & price for what I rec'd was, in my opinion weak at best. If they are going to be a chain, should have some continuity regardless of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 N San Pedro St, San Jose, CA 95110-2414
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-288-7488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?