All About Little Saigon
Home to the largest Vietnamese population of any city outside of Vietnam, San Jose is a great place to soak in the vibes of this special culture. Although the population is integrated throughout the city, the heart of the community is informally called Little Saigon – essentially Tully and Story Roads -- just Southeast of downtown. Several shopping malls on Tully Road feature Vietnamese gifts shops and food. The Grand Century Mall on Story Road is a popular place to shop, and is home to the original and popular Lee's Sandwiches (a Vietnamese banh mi sandwich chain eatery) as well as the Vietnamese pho chain Pho Hoa Restaurant. Visitors to Kelley Park can check out the Viet Museum, next to History San Jose.
San Jose Neighborhoods
No city is a singular neighborhood and in San Jose we have many varieties of lifestyles, work and play areas within our south bay nook. While not every neighborhood is listed here, such as suburban living areas like Almaden Valley and North/South San Jose, we do list the major areas that provide unique opportunities to those visiting our city. They include Downtown, Rose Garden, Japan Town, Willow Glen, Little Saigon and West San Jose. In addition we have also listed information on Los Gatos and Campbell, neighborhoods that offer their own unique historical experiences.