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Emperor Norton's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

€€ - €€€Italian, Pizza
7058 Santa Teresa Blvd, San Jose, CA 95139-1348
+1 408-226-4424
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor37%
  • Terrible0%
31 Jan 2016
“Much Better than Expected ”
27 Dec 2015
“New Owner - Kept the best of the old, added some improvements.”
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
7058 Santa Teresa Blvd, San Jose, CA 95139-1348
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Went with work group. Had pitchers of beer and appetizers were decent. Soup was good as well. I had chicken Alfredo and it was really good. So much I couldn't finish. Not many of us did. Service was good wait staff was young but aimed...More

Thank Crashman1000
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Emperor Norton's was our 'safe' destination for Italian comfort food. While my son and I generally ordered pizza and salad, my wife ordered spaghetti and meatballs. Service was good. Food was at least as good as the previous owner. Upgrades included replacing plastic cups with...More

Thank ColonelLarrySanJose
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Emperor Norton's Italian Restaurant had been my favorite place to get my favorite pizza for years...until now. Haven't been at the place for about a year and noticed all the people were new, and apparently under new management. I quickly noticed the new Emperor of...More

Thank Morgan L
Reviewed 1 August 2015

This restaurant was staffed by very lovely people. It's a shame the food was very poor and cold. The service was prompt and served with a smile though.

Thank alaskastephanie
Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

We've been going to them for the past 7yrs and within the past 2yrs the service time for phone order pick up is not consistent (usually we end up waiting an extra 10-15mins on top of the 25 mins), and we would have missing orders...More

Thank Desiree L
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Have been going to Norton's for pizza for many years as it is close by, and pizza is good, and they make 'white' pizza which is hard to find in California. As the location is sort of out of mainstream, I frequently find it sparsely...More

Thank Christie C
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Their food is great, great ambiance, wonderful italian food

Thank CorporateSkirt
Reviewed 29 May 2012

If you are looking for original Italian food this is the place! We visited with some friends and had some good food with some good friends. We'll be back!

Thank deadgrassdog
Reviewed 1 December 2011

This little Italian restaurant has been in our South San Jose neighborhood for years...over 30 if I remember correctly. Nothing spectacular about the facility itself, but the food is good, solid, traditional Italian fare. We had the eggplant parmigiana and a chicken/pasta dish. Excellent San...More

Thank WBrecheen
Reviewed 22 May 2010

Don't try the lasagna - it tasted good, but apparently wasn't, because we both got sick from it.

Thank AdultTraveller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 20:00
Monday
16:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7058 Santa Teresa Blvd, San Jose, CA 95139-1348
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-226-4424
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to Emperor Norton's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria, a San Jose dining tradition for over four decades. Visit us today and discover why this family-owned and operated restaurant continues to remain a favorite destination for our neighboring communities and beyond. In addition to our extensive menu choices, we offer catering services and banquet facilities.
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