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Los Gatos Cafe

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340 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7243
(408) 354-4647
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch

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  • 64
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    Very good
  • 4
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  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent breakfast

Large portions of well prepared food. The restaurant is small and was full with a waiting line by the time we left. Service was prompt and helpful. Allowed substitute of fruit instead of potatoes.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
Charles H
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Elizabethtown
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Elizabethtown
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Large portions of well prepared food. The restaurant is small and was full with a waiting line by the time we left. Service was prompt and helpful. Allowed substitute of fruit instead of potatoes.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Nice cozy local restaurant with an extremely large menu selection. Food is very good, portions are generous, and prices are not bad. Service is outstanding. However, this place can get very busy and downtown Los Gatos parking can be challenging.

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Rio Vista, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I had stayed at the Tollhouse Hotel down the street for a wedding and after checking out wanted to grab some breakfast at a local place. I walked down N. Santa Cruz Ave. and found this place. It was a Monday morning and packed. The waitresses were all veterans of the establishment and the kitchen was humming. I wanted something... More 

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California
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337 reviews 337 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Good luck reading the menu and not having difficulty deciding what to get. The choices are amazing, pages of them and there are daily specials as well! Portion sizes are ample, flavors are full and service is awesome. I had Trish who was so sweet and helpful as well as attentive to my needs. LONG ago (40 years) my family... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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113 reviews 113 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

If you have spent some time on the hills near Saratoga, drive down to this place for a quick brunch. They don't serve drinks, but you could choose from couple of fresh juices they serve; follow it up with some nice pan cakes, if you have a sweet tooth and settle for a sandwich or French Toast or a Berger.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Been here many times and the food is always consistent with good sized portions for what you pay. Service is always good too- I think that the servers, in general, have been there for a long time. Io does get very crowded here so be prepared to wait.

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SEATTLE
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Breakfast could not be better. Amazing array of Benedicts and Omelettes. French Toast, Pancakes you name it. Prices are very reasonable we have never NOT taken as much home as we were able to eat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

If you're hungry for breakfast or lunch and are looking for something warm, tasty and home cooked, try the Los Gatos Cafe (either one). Get there early or be prepared to wait (especially down town Los Gatos), because there's usually a line. It's popular and the food is worth the wait.

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

This is my absolute fav. Love the buttermilk pancakes and Benedict. Love that I can order an espresso drink with breakfast. I have never ordered anything I didn't like. Only problem is the long long wait to eat! And no reservations. I don't want to wait an hour on my weekend to eat breakfast when I'm hungry. I guess it's... More 

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annapolis, md
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150 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We stopped here while traveling to San Francisco. With all the positive reviews, we were hoping to enjoy our meal. I had one egg scrambled and a blueberry pancake. The latter was worse than one made from a dried mix. It wasn't tender nor fluffy but required a serious effort of fork and knife to get through it. I ate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 340 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7243
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: (408) 354-4647

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?