Bibo’s NY Pizza | Bill of Fare | Walia Ethiopian Cuisine | Vegetarian House | Crawdaddy

Bibo’s NY Pizza: Stop by for a Slice Near Avalon Morrison Park in San Jose

Don't expect many extras at Bibo's NY Pizza. Its approach to the pizzeria is minimalistic, to say the least. This San Jose eatery evokes a classic pizzeria in Brooklyn with its counter service, handful of small tables, and glaring fluorescent lights. Customers don't seem to mind, though. To the contrary, they find that these characteristics only add to the charm of Bibo's NY Pizza.

Located not far from Avalon Morrison Park, Bibo's NY Pizza serves up the same simple, fresh-from-the-oven slices that you'd expect at a New York pizza place, too. The slices are cut from freshly made pies, not frozen creations, and you are also welcome to order an entire one. Bibo's crafts a 20-inch pie that conveys a whopping pound of Buffalo chicken and traditional mozzarella cheese, plus flavorful sauce. There are more than 10 other specialty pizzas on the menu, including a gluten-free one, so take your pick.

Bibo’s NY Pizza
1431 Bird Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 217-9084

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Bill of Fare Near Avalon Morrison Park: Gourmet Omelets Designed to Surprise in San Jose

If you're a fan of heat, Bill of Fare's Fire Dragon omelet will probably suit your tastes. It's stuffed with jalapeno peppers, shrimp, and tomatoes, resulting in a strikingly spicy creation. The Buffalo omelet might not pack the same punch in terms of heat, but it still delivers plenty of flavor with bacon, cheese, mushrooms, and tomatoes. The omelets represent much larger breakfast and brunch menus filled with creative American cuisine.

Make the short drive from Avalon Morrison Park to Bill of Fare for breakfast or brunch to try one of the dishes for yourself. Don't be deterred by the fact that Bill of Fare shares its parking lot with the neighboring gas station. Yelp reviewers advise you to simply ignore this and let yourself enjoy the hearty fare here. If you're not interested in a savory breakfast, opt for something sweet like French toast or pancakes.

Bill of Fare
1005 Saratoga Avenue
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 446-4050

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Walia Ethiopian Cuisine Near Avalon Morrison Park: Family Recipes Run the Kitchen

Ethiopian bread is as functional as it is tasty. That's something you'll quickly learn at Walia Ethiopian Cuisine, where you'll probably see seasoned eaters of Ethiopian fare picking up their food with the bread and using it to sop up any leftover sauces or juices. This is the customary way to enjoy Ethiopian food, so feel free to join in if you're so inclined.

Patrons say that the Ethiopian bread is a must-try dish at Walia Ethiopian Cuisine, and so is its popular honey wine. Customers also seem to love the house doro wot and gomen, two classic Ethiopian dishes crafted from old family recipes at Walia. If you aren't sure what to order, just ask your server for some direction. No matter what you decide on, chances are you'll be pleased by the kitchen team's expert combination of flavors. Make the quick trip from Avalon Morrison Park to Walia Ethiopian Cuisine to find out.

Walia Ethiopian Cuisine
2208 Business Circle
San Jose, CA 95128
<(408) 645-5001

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Vegetarian House: Vegan Food Near Avalon Morrison Park That's Free of GMOs

Vegetarian House could actually be called Vegan House. After all, each and every one of its menu items is entirely void not only of meat, but also any and all animal products (including eggs and dairy). So even those operating on the strictest of plant-based diets can enjoy a meal at Vegetarian House, which is conveniently located just a stone's throw away from Avalon Morrison Park.

Head to the San Jose eatery if you're craving a meal crafted from fresh ingredients, none of which have been genetically modified. The menu pays homage to Asian cuisine with dishes like raw chow mein, which features kelp noodles instead of the traditional cooked kind, as well as hot and sour soup, Kung Pao tofu, and Szechuan eggplant. It even features a few Western dishes, which range from Middle Eastern falafel and Greek gyros to American burgers made from soy.

Vegetarian House
520 E. Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 292-3832

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Crawdaddy Serves Cajun-Style Boiled Crawfish and Seafood Not Far From Avalon Morrison Park in San Jose

Crawdaddy is one of the best Cajun/Creole restaurants in the San Jose area. Well, that's what Yelp reviewers say, anyway. To see if this eatery lives up to the high expectations, make the short trip from Avalon Morrison Park to try the popular Cajun-style boiled crawfish.

That praise doesn't end there with the customers' input. Crawdaddy's was listed in Metro's Best of Silicon Valley in 2013 and 2014. Sure, the crawfish is the main attraction and has a lot to do with the high ratings, but the rest of the menu is just as impressive. There is a variety of boiled, buttered, and fried seafood to enjoy, including boiled crab, garlic butter shrimp, deep fried catfish, and raw or fried oysters. Whatever you decide on, you can be sure it's fresh. Crawdaddy never freezes its seafood. The crab and lobster arrive at the restaurant alive and the crawfish is shipped fresh from Louisiana. To complement your seafood, order some fries that are seasoned with Cajun seasoning.

779 Story Road
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 286-2729

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