La Birrieria

1480 S White Rd, San Jose , CA
(408) 258-0118
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One of the best places to experience birria is east San Jose’s aptly named La Birrieria, even harder to pronounce than the restaurant’s namesake dish. La Birrieria is 100 percent Mexican. The tidy, family-run restaurant is located next to a liquor store off South White Road and can be easy to miss. Inside, the wood-paneled walls, handwritten signs and family photos give the place a welcoming, friendly appeal. But most appealing of all is the birria.

But at a place called La Birrieria (literally the birria serving place), it’s really all about the birria.


  • La Birrieria

    True to its name, San Jose’s La Birrieria serves glorious, soupy birria made with goat meat
    07/16/2010 by Stett Holbrook

    HARD TO pronounce, but easy to love, birria is one of Mexico’s most glorious dishes. The soupy stew is revered as a hangover cure or a hearty meal anytime. Served with lemon wedges, chopped onions, ci...  More »