From Our Editors
At Los Tapatitos, guests can expect one of the better-priced meals in San Jose. The great quality, set in a laid-back atmosphere, will have you visiting again and again.
Defined by its outdoor seating, the restaurant is a fantastic option when the NorCal weather is cooperative. There's no particular required attire, so feel free to dress comfortably. Also, though the overall price can be a bit on the low side, you won't be sacrificing any quality. In fact, you should be able to enjoy a good meal for $11 or $12, and can probably get in and out for $8 if you try.
There really is something for everyone, with gluten-free options, as well as low-fat and vegetarian items on the robust menu. Plus, if you're on the lookout for the perfect spot for family or friends, it's been reviewed as a solid option for large groups and kids. If you're in a hurry, you can call ahead and take advantage of the convenient take-out offerings.
A highly-regarded option for lunch in Alum Rock/East Foothills, Los Tapatitos definitely stands out from the rest. Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby.