5 to Try: Hot and Spicy Dishes

Like it spicy? From a fiery Mexican meal to a hot Indian dish, sample the best tongue-tingling delights in Silicon Valley.

Updated: March 05, 2004

5 to Try

Consuelo Mexican Bistro

377 Santana Row, San Jose, CA 95128

Servers equipped with a mortar and pestle come to your table to create fresh guacamole, packed with plenty of heat.


535 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301

This popular Southern restaurant serves seafood jambalaya that's as hot as a summer day in New Orleans.

Blowfish Sushi - Santana Row

355 Santana Row Ste 1010, San Jose, CA 95128

An explosive combo of wasabi, pesto and Tabasco add fuel to Fire Oysters at this hip Santana Row sushi bar.

Jing Jing

443 Emerson Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

The lip-tingling kung pao chicken, loaded with red-chili peppers, delivers the spiciest punch at this Chinese restaurant.

More Spots for Spicy Dishes

Fiesta Del Mar

1005 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043

Aqui Cal-Mex

1145 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125