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Amato's Cheese Steaks

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1162 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-3425
+1 408-246-4007
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 23:00 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 23:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Str8 up killa chezestakes Philly all da way. Excellent bread to kick off the meat that is crackin good, none better in the bay. I done em all....

Thank David D
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to Amatos' for 12 years. Simple, good food. I get the cheese steak sandwich — freshly sliced and cooked beef seasoned with salt and pepper, cheese, on a big bread roll. I can't say whether its philly or new jersey cheesesteak… whatever it is, it's great! (I've also had their meatball sub… homemade tomato sauce and a... More 

Thank Bff N
San Jose, California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

This place is pretty much the holy grail when it comes to cheese steaks in the Bay area. This place is easily as good as most east coast joints. The shorty (7") is more than enough for most appetites, as they are well filled with lots of meat and cheese. They actually have a 24" sub on the menu, which... More 

Thank casoxfan
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

The go-to for a really good steak sandwich when you're on the West side near Saratoga and now on the deep South side on Curtner. They don't need to be in the 'Plant' site on Tully but it'd get them noticed more. I'm an ex-NYer so breads important to me. They do it pretty well and they stuff it with... More 

Thank Dan H
Glendale, Arizona
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Food was good but need more cheese and condiments. Onion rings were good but could have offered ranch or sauce. Served Pepsi products which was great and food was good size plenty of food. Quick and was clean inside. Would love to see allegiance to local football college team. Go Spartans!

Thank Chriss P
Indianapolis, Indiana
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I've had Philly steak in Philly and this by far is the best west coast version of an east coast favorite. The portions are huge and and a half can feed 3 people. The fries are crunchy on the outside and fluffy. An order of fries is big enough for 3 people as well. Try the mushroom pepper and cheese... More 

Thank YOropeza53
Indianapolis, Indiana
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204 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered a half of a cheesesteak and an order of fries and split it three ways and still had leftovers.

Thank Scuffy13
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269 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I made the trek to San Jose just to eat this delicious cheese steak, and I was more than happy with it! It was so good I forgot to take a picture before eating it all. Great value and amazing cheesesteak!

Thank Giampaolo Z
Berkeley, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I can't tell you what to get on your cheesesteak only that you need to get one now. The meat is piled high, the cheese is flowing and the fries can feed an entire group (or one teenager)

Thank nwhear
Rancho Cordova, California
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120 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I have finally found a Philly cheesesteak place that is worthy of my time. Finding an authentic restaurant that makes cheesesteaks like they do in Philadelphia is no easy task. Amatos is the exception and of course the family is from the Philly area!! I found this place just by chance as I drove by on my way to a... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
23:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
23:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1162 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-3425
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-246-4007

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