Little Italy San Jose is located in the oldest neighborhood of San Jose, also known as the River Street Historic District.  Little Italy San Jose is made up of several authentic Italian businesses that bring vibrancy and Italian authenticity to Little Italy San Jose and this historic Italian-American settlement.

Italian Restaurants |  Cultural Center |  Espresso | Italian School | Wine

 | BBQ | Pizza | Gelato | Festival | Museum

Little Italy San Jose Cultural Center & Museum   

Free Museum open to the public honoring the many contributions of Italian Americans to Santa Clara County, and celebrating the rich Italian Heritage and culture through events, cooking classes and cultural presentations.  The Museum & Cultural center also features a member only "Italian Cellar" speakeasy bar lounge area.

Their Namesake is derived from the classic New Orleans sandwich called the Po Boy (Poor), served inside a Victorian family home (House), turned into a restaurant (Bistro). The homes origins and current business owner are the Meduri family and they plan on honoring their Italian American roots when this building and business are moved to Little Italy in the beginning of 2022. The actual opening date is TBD. Look forward to the best of New Orleans with an Italian twist.

Christina's Skin Care

Welcome to Christina Christner Skin Care and Spa. Located in the historic River District of downtown San Jose, they specialize in providing skin care, facials, massage therapy, bridal makeup, detoxification, and eyelash extensions. We use only the highest quality.

Little Italy San Jose - Enoteca La Storia - Wine Bar/Italian Restaurant

Enoteca La Storia

Enoteca La Storia, in the tradition of a classic Italian wine shop, is a gathering spot for sharing and savoring fine wines, craft beer and the company of friends and family. 
We also pride ourselves on being a hands-on resource for elevating one's understanding and appreciation of fine wine and beer making traditions from around the world. As Joe and Michael like to say, “Enoteca La Storia is a casual place to be serious about wine.”

Henry's Hi-Life - Little Italy San Jose

Henry's World Famous Hi-Life    

Henry's World Famous Hi-Life has been in business for over fifty years. Henry's is a San Jose institution serving some of the best BBQ in the Bay Area. Originally built as a boarding house for Italian immigrants and was known as the Torino Hotel for many years.

Paesano San Jose - Little Italy - Italian Restaurant

Paesano Ristorante Italiano

Established in 2011, in the heart of Little Italy San Jose, Paesano's Ristorante Italiano serves authentic Italian and Sicilian cuisine. Owner Giuseppe Spatola is a bigger than life personality and is known as the mayor of Little Italy San Jose. Paesano's interior is vibrant, filled with Italian Wine, Beer and ofcourse, Soccer!

The Painted Lady Salon 

The Painted Lady is an upscale hair salon located in Downtown San Jose, in the heart of Little Italy. The Painted Lady Salon is full of talented stylists. Read a little about our talented team and get to know what inspires us ...

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Little Italy is always looking to add authentic Italian businesses to our district.

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