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Caffe Frascati

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315 South First Street, San Jose, CA
408 287-0400
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice Place

Went a couple of times during our trip because we were staying so close. The service was good, the coffee was pretty good just a little strong for me. They had music too, and an upstairs loft to sit at. It was a little warm up there a fan would have been nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
TCardinale2013
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Turlock, California
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Turlock, California
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141 reviews 141 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Went a couple of times during our trip because we were staying so close. The service was good, the coffee was pretty good just a little strong for me. They had music too, and an upstairs loft to sit at. It was a little warm up there a fan would have been nice.

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SF East Bay
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Stopped by for an espresso before the symphony. Delicious, as was spouse's iced americano. Pleasant, expert barista. Warm, relaxed atmosphere. Didn't sample any of the yummy-looking snacks and pastries. Lots of seating + active wifi.

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San Jose, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Having lived in San Jose for over two years I found Cafe Frascati. Hidden away from the main strip it reminded my of cafés in Europe. Live music was being played and the tea actually tasted like tea. Great place to relax and watch the world go by whilst supping tea.

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Strasbourg, France
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Not the place to go if you're in a hurry and want some crappy coffee to take away. Here they take their time to brew it right. Even for a standard americano. I advise you to take a moment, have a seat, enjoy the jazzy atmosphere, and try one of their delicious coffee. Fresh juice and food is also very... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

On a conference in San Jose for a week, so great to find a place just off the walk between the Fairmont and the Conference Centre. On these conferences, the coffee/drinks are horrendous, so great to find this cafe and to get 30mins to yourself over a great coffee. Good atmosphere. One day ate there (ham sandwich, I think), and... More 

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We were on the long drive from San Francisco to Paso Robles and checked reviews for a a light lunch. This was a good decision as the coffee was up there with the best and the freshly made paninis were really tasty. The atmosphere was busy and buzzy. The wait for the food was fine given the quality.

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Munich, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The only place I found in that area where the coffee tastes like coffee. real coffee. Excellent Place for a quick break from the day. Highly recommended!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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282 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Two of us stopped in for breakfast. Be prepared to pay for parking meters in front. The restaurant itself is quaint. We had ham & cheese croissants, caprese baguette, fresh squeezed oj & mocha. All were good & came out fairly quick. Service was friendly.

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London, UK
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130 reviews 130 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Just went in at 11.50pm for a last minute coffee, and they were happy to oblige. Hipster vibe, looks great to hang out in. Quality chocolates on sale

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Sunnyvale, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

At a recent event the three wheel coffee truck from caffe Frascati was providing various coffee drinks to the large crowd at the fund raising event. His service was speedy and great cups of various coffee drinks we're provide to the attendees for free as part of the fund raising event. Recommend using the three wheel coffee truck when you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 315 South First Street, San Jose, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 408 287-0400
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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