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Amato's Cheese Steaks

1162 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-3425
+1 408-246-4007
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cheesesteak” (15 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
1162 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-3425
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

This small, independent restaurant serves a wide variety of beef or chicken steak sandwiches. Onions are available for free and there large gallon size containers of hot peppers that are for your taking. The sandwiches wold benefit with some additional seasoning. Note that there are...More

Thank Choc18Chip
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I have wanted to stop at Amato's for a long time, but I was expecting baked sliced meat & cheese, like a Philly Cheese Steak. The meat, cheese, added onion, and mushrooms were chopped and delicious. The parts of the filling sometimes fell out, but...More

Thank Bay-Area-Grandma
Reviewed 20 May 2017

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
Reviewed 8 May 2017

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...More

Thank Bff N
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...More

Thank casoxfan
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...More

Thank Dan H
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...More

Thank Chriss P
Reviewed 14 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...More

Thank YOropeza53
Reviewed 14 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
Reviewed 3 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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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