• Skip the Rice: Sashimi to Try at House of Genji


    Not all great sushi revolves around the rice. The next time you are craving sushi, check out some of the amazing sashimi options available. Without the rice getting in your way, you have more opportunity to enjoy the taste of the fish:

    Enjoy tuna, smoked salmon, or tuna & avocado the next time you are craving some serious fish flavor. We also have a combination plate that combines the tuna and the smoked salmon to satiate your every craving.

    Whether or not you like rice with your sushi, House of Genji has a huge selection of menu items to please every palette. We offer the best selection of Japanese teppan-yaki style food in San Jose. Come in today for one of our lunch specials or enjoy one of the delicious options on our dinner menu. We can also host birthday parties. For more information, visit our website or call (408) 453-8120.

  • Is Fish Good for Your Heart?

    As little as one serving of fish a week could reduce your risk of sudden death by 50 percent. Fish actually changes the walls of the cells of the heart and stabilizes them. It also makes the blood less sticky, which can lower your risk for blood clots. Check out this video to learn more about how fish benefits the heart.

    Get your weekly serving of fish at San Jose’s House of Genji. With food that is cooked right at your table, we provide the taste and experience that you want in your Japanese teppan-yaki style steak houses. For more information, visit us online or call (408) 453-8120.

  • A Look at the Health Benefits of Eating Fish

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    Japanese cooking has a vast array of fish options that are both tasty and healthy. If you are looking to incorporate some better food options into your diet, fish is a great option for you. Keep reading to learn more about how fish can keep you healthy:

    Low Fat, High Protein

    Protein is an important staple of a healthy diet, but many protein options are high in fat. Fish a low-fat option that helps keep your muscles strong. Add more fish into your diet to get the protein that you need without overloading on unnecessary fat.

    Omega-3 Fatty Acids

    One of the biggest health benefits of fish is omega-3 fatty acids. These are important to a diet because they help lower blood pressure. This helps maintain heart health and lowers the risk for heart disease and strokes. It also helps your brain function at its highest potential and aids in the development of vision and nerves for unborn children. There is research that shows that omega-3 fatty acids could even lower the risk of depression and prevent inflammation.

    Vitamins and Minerals

    Fish is loaded with vitamins like vitamin D and B2. It is also full of calcium and phosphorus. Eating fish gives you access to important minerals like iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium, and potassium. When you eat a diet that includes fish, you do not need to take as many supplements to get the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that your body needs to thrive.

    Come to House of Genji to try out some fish dishes that are healthy and delicious. Our San Jose Japanese teppan-yaki style steak house has plenty of options that are good for your health and for your taste buds. We also have some amazing sushi options. For more information on our menu items, check out our website or call (408) 453-8120.

  • Planning an Exciting Birthday Dinner

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    If you have a birthday coming up or if you are planning a birthday event for a friend or family member, the right restaurant will provide the perfect setting for fun and excitement. House of Genji is an excellent dinner choice for birthday celebrations, as we offer delicious Japanese cuisine prepared right at your table for dinner and a show. Here are a few tips for making your birthday celebration at House of Genji a memorable event.

    Invite a large group

    In the traditional teppanyaki style, the tables at House of Genji accommodate large groups of diners in an arrangement that encourages socialization. Bring a large group of friends and delight in excellent conversation, exciting tableside food preparation, and a delicious assortment of meats and seafood from the grill. Our tables seat eight to 11 people, so you can easily organize a great event with a big group.

    Indulge in little extras

    When you are celebrating a special occasion, it is worth indulging in extras like appetizers and dessert. You might also order some fresh sushi such as our samplers and platters, which are perfect for sharing and offer the chance to try an assortment of exotic fare.

    Don’t forget the cocktails

    No celebration is complete without cocktails, so start your meal with your favorite mixed drinks and order a bottle of wine to accompany your entrees. If you are not a dessert lover, you might finish your meal with a sweeter cocktail like a chocolate martini instead of ice cream.

    To make reservations for your next birthday at House of Genji, call us at (408) 453-8120. You can also visit our website for a closer look at our teppanyaki and sushi menus. When you dine with us on your birthday with at least four guests, you will receive our NY steak dinner free as our gift to you.

  • Check Out Lunch at House of Genji


    If you are in search of a healthy and satisfying lunch in San Jose, the lunch menu at House of Genji can offer the solution for you. Our lunch menu features an array of delightfully seasoned meats and seafood from the grill—including scallops, steak, chicken, and shrimp. If you can’t decide on a single favorite, you might opt for a tantalizing lunch duo pairing items like calamari and teriyaki chicken, spicy grilled tofu and shrimp, or pepper beef teriyaki and salmon.

    Lunch specials are all accompanied by our signature Genji soup, salad, steamed rice, vegetables, and green tea. For an extra filling lunch, you might add a side order of gyoza, tofu, edamame, or your favorite sushi roll.

    Are you ready to learn more about the lunch menu at House of Genji? You can see the whole menu offered at House of Genji or place a to-go order for your weekday lunch by visiting our website or calling (408) 453-8120.

  • Japan’s National Culture Day is Today!

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    November 3rd is the official holiday for Japanese Culture Day. Come in and celebrate Japanese arts, culture, and FOOD with House of Genji! We will give you the ultimate dining experience with our delicious teppanyaki and we also have a great variety of fresh sushi. We look forward to serving you!

    You can read more about Culture Day here.