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Poor House Bistro

91 S Autumn St, San Jose, CA 95110-2514
+1 408-292-5837
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“gumbo” (10 reviews)
“beignets” (9 reviews)
“po boy” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, American, Cajun & Creole
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
91 S Autumn St, San Jose, CA 95110-2514
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Live band, loud, crowded. All seemed to be having fun. Louisianna style food. Staff friendly. Good not as good as I expected.

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Wow. First time I tried this restaurant and I found the food super delicious. I which I knew last time I was waiting at the Amtrak station for the bus. Good location and relaxing please to eat.

Thank Sandralili
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I only had a salad, which was delicious, but was in a big group that had a variety of foods and everyone LOVED their food!

Thank Tami L
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I am so bummed to give the poor house an average rating. When they first opened this place was amazing! I'm not sure if it's switched hands or just lost a bit of its fresh touch. I was a lil disappointed with the veggie muffuletta....More

Thank m r
Reviewed 10 April 2017

An excellent place to get some Cajun food at a good price. Live music adds to the character of the place. However, it can be a bit loud if you sit in front of the band. If you need to talk, sit inside.

Thank halhuntley
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Everyday there are a couple of specials and they should not be missed. Yesterday they had a Crawfish Chowder that I could have eaten a gallon of it. It was like a rich bisque that left me wanting more and thinking about it all day...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Very cool little place with pretty authentic food in a cool old house that appears as if it was flown here from LA. But the outdoor music scene and quality of talent had us out on the big patio with the band. I took my...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Every year around Mardi Gras, I am reminded of my trip to New Orleans, a colorful, musical and vibrant city. Great food is everywhere and thankfully there is a little slice of NOLA right here. The converted house is very inviting...like visiting friends. There are...More

Thank Ola C
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

You can definitely get your fill of the south here with a jambalaya, po' boy or red beans and rice. They have done a great job of transforming an old house into a rustic restaurant.

Thank barrett68
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We've been coming here for years! It had been awhile so we decided to go for lunch on Sunday. Let's be clear. This is a no frills place. The food is good and the music is great! The Music: Check the schedule for who's playing...More

Thank DisneyQueenbee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 S Autumn St, San Jose, CA 95110-2514
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-292-5837
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