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Good Karma Vegan Cafe

37 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113-2402
+1 408-294-2694
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“jamaican jerk” (5 reviews)
“kale salad” (4 reviews)
“brown rice” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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37 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113-2402
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the best places in San Jose where you can drink beer with friends and have a good meal.Cozy space and nice atmosphere right in the downtown.

Thank Dan-Mihai S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really liked how this restaurant had you pay beforehand and then they deliver your meal. That way you don’t have to wait for a waitress to bring your check. When you’re done eating - you just leave. I had the basil tofu. The tofu...More

Thank Outdoorpartner
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This place was introduced to me by my friend. I had most of my lunches here during my stay. I love the buddha bun and quesadilla. Everything on the menu is very good. The food is filling and light - that's the good part -...More

Thank sriki77
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Later evening eating. Had Kale Salad and it was good. Small local fun vegan place. That is the best part about it! VEGAN! They have a decent selection of beer. Will go back!!

Thank Squeekie
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Excellent service from friendly, helpful staff. The bartender explained the food menu and made recommendations. Food was very good and came quickly.

Thank anmerowsill
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I'm not a vegan or a vegetarian so my main purpose for going to Good Karma the first time was the beer and cider selection. Fantastic selection of all types of craft beer -many very hard to find ones. Never disappointed by what they have...More

Thank Bacinac
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

On a business trip I'm always looking for vegan places. This wasn't the best place I've been but it had a great beer selection. I prefer not to eat soy products like tofu which they had in several dishes. I like to support vegan restaurants...More

Thank kim k
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Love the atmosphere of this place; laid back, casual and friendly. Good selection of drinks. Don't expect an extensive menu. Limited but enough to choose from for a decent and tasty meal. I ordered a one item plate of Thai Yellow curry and brown rice....More

Thank Monica L
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This place started out as a vegan deli, but once they introduced craft beers it became well-known among the beer afficionados. If you like Pliny the Elder IPA, this is one of the places you can get it fresh. Their vegan food continues to be...More

Thank Noelle G
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

First day in San Jose, were looking for something vegetarian to eat, we were attracted to the name that it had karma in it. Serves serves craft beer and vegan food! The inside of the place had some Belgium beer attributes, which reminded me of...More

Thank Thomas S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113-2402
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-294-2694
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