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Bill's Cafe on the Alameda

2089 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 244-9085
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Ranked #66 of 1,906 restaurants in San Jose
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 5, 2014
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English first
Monterey, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The restaurant is very busy place, no where to find parking at 11am. We had short wait +/- 5min. As we where aware. Our waitress handling was somewhat professional. Room our order but never came over to ask for refills, or how we where doing as typical wait staff do. Then suddenly she disappeared and we where left with no... More

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Midlothian, Texas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Absolutely the best breakfast we've ever eaten at a restaurant. The omelet was perfect and the Bread Pudding French Toast was out of this world. If I lived closer, I'd have breakfast there every single day!

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San Jose, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Bills is right down the road from my house and I eat here almost every day. My favorite dish is the hash brown skillet. It has amazing quality. The one dollar tequila shots also always make my husband excited and wanting to constantly return. The service is fairly good but it tends to be very crowded and hard to get... More

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Nevada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

While in San Jose for a graduation we discovered bill's on Urban Spoon. Wonderful atmosphere and the good was great. Awesome place for a birthday. I know where I'll be eating when I visit again. Wish they would open a Bill's in Reno!

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Hayward, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Lunch time visit to Bill's Terrific soup and sandwich at a reasonable price. I had the Monte Cristo with a cup of tortellini soup. The soup was great. Creamy with large pieces of vegetables and pasta. I probably could have made a whole meal from this delightfully hearty soup as some of the folks at the counter did exactly that.... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The breakfasts at this place are fabulous. Terrific waffles, omelettes, etc. Breakfast is obviously their specialty so stick with that when ordering. I recently ordered a lunch sandwich and was very disappointed. The Belgian Banana Waffle my son ordered was excellent. On my next visit I was wiser and ordered the Cinnamon Roll French Toast. Yummy! Service is friendly and... More

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palm desert, ca
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77 reviews 77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

i didnt expect to find a place like this at a college campus, but it was terrific. good food (too much for me) and great aptmospher and service

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Yuba City, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

My daughter and I tried Bill's in Santa Clara, CA last week. We had driven by on Sunday morning and noticed a line of people all down the street. The next morning we decided to try it for ourselves. Wow, I can't wait to go back ....actually I looked online and they have other locations on the west coast. There... More

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San Jose
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always great food, great service and a good value for what you get. Fresh squeezed orange juice, consistently prepared breakfast! Gotta love it!

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Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Went for breakfast with my family visiting my brother attending SCU, the line was supposed to be very long but we were seated early. As a table of 6. Had many options for children and adults alike. Great place for breakfast by the campus.

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