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House of Pizza

527 S Almaden Ave, San Jose, CA 95110-2717
+1 408-292-6882
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
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“pizza” (24 reviews)
“full bar” (5 reviews)
“on tap” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
527 S Almaden Ave, San Jose, CA 95110-2717
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food so good even all the decorations and crap (cool stuff) all over the walls couldn't distract me from my pizza. It's a little rough but humble! It's a homie environment, and hasn't changed much at all! I now live on the east coast...More

Thank chicachiii
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Some people rave about this place, but they must have been here when it was under different management or maybe certain staff members give better service and make the food drastically better than when I have visited. When I visited, the service was slow/poor and...More

Thank iwill4666
Reviewed 21 July 2017

If this place is an institution and one of the best places for pizza then the good people of San Jose have all been severely denied good food. Where to begin,,,,? The restaurant is greasy and is more like an older version of Chuck E...More

1  Thank DRNJ1960
Reviewed 29 June 2017

House of Pizza has become a Downtown San Jose institution. Don't really know how long it has been open, but must be 40 years anyway. Not your typical pizza -the toppings are actually under the cheese and little sauce, but folks love it and you...More

Thank ronotee
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

50 years has not changed this place. Maybe slowed a little. Confusion still the go to default pizza. Inside same, overall good place, just getting long in the tooth. Plenty parking . Still pretty reasonable. Served in front where you make order.

Thank Erich M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This place looks and feels tired. Pizza was OK/average and staff friendly but the owners need to spend some money on updating it, it's not exactly inspiring! The pizza base a little sloppy but flavour was good. I didn't quite get the ordering system, I...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I love love their pepperoni pizza. I've been to many pizza restaurants, but every time we get a chance to travel to San Jose, we must stop here. The chunky spicy pepperoni is something no one else offers. The price is good and staff is...More

Thank independent1_noa
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Ordered over the phone for carry out which worked fine. The pepperoni is chunky and very spicy. I took most of mine off cuz it was too much. Toppings are under the cheese. Our plain cheese pizza was yummy though! Garlic bread wasn't good. Dry...More

Thank KO2005
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Pretty good size place with all the types of pizza you could want, deep dish, thin crust, regular crust they have it all. There is also a full bar.

Thank willowezra
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

Tradition since 1950, fun and tasty pizza joint with bar. Rustic atmosphere, you order pizza in back. Pizza loaded and square cut. Known for the "Confusion" which is their version of a combo. You can eat well for a fair price, plenty of parking too.

Thank Erich M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 527 S Almaden Ave, San Jose, CA 95110-2717
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-292-6882
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