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1115 Willow St, San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 294-1125
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Ranked #5 of 1,924 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Pleasanton, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My parents live in San Jose and have raved about Bill's. I finally made it there for a breakfast with them and delighted to see there were 10 (ten!) different Eggs Benedict dishes to choose from, and then it turned to being ecstatic to see they had a 'half size' option! I had the 'My Size' (half order) Smoked Salmon... More 

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California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A small, local chain of 4 locations all in San Jose. Extensive breakfast and lunch menu AND a full bar. Food was good and plentiful. Next time we go we will split something. Been around since 1977 so has stood the test of time.

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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Best cafe I ate in while on holiday. Great selection on menu. Great food. Great service. Big Thumbs Up

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Santa Maria, California, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My mouth starts watering as I approach any of the locations. Normal is not a word to can use. Unusual things such as the bread pudding french toast or french toast made with croissants. Simple but great fare. I have not had a thing I haven't liked. Be ready for a wait on weekend or holidays and enjoy coffee or... More 

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San Jose, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Been to the fabulous Willow Glen location many times and decided to try the Almaden Valley location today. Wife had Monte Cristo and me the linguisa and eggs. Both were excellent. Eggs basted perfectly and you get full stick of Linguisa! Outside seating is nice and service very good. I think there are five Bill's in the San Jose area... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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224 reviews 224 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Breakfast at Bill's around 11AM on a Saturday. Packed. 30 min wait. Nice attentive wait staff, but a little stressed...and poured a couple drops of coffee on the table...vs. waiting until he was done pouring....(you know that sloppy way of pouring.. :-/) My Pancakes were perfectly cooked, had a darker brown "more cooked" color (which I like). Tasted great with... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

I got an omelet with avocado, bacon, cheese and salsa, it came with toast and hash browns. The omelet was completely delicious, and it was very cheesy. The hash browns were good too but they needed a bit of salt. The breakfast here really fills you up so you may need to take home a box of food.

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San Jose, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Great spot for brunch!! Great food, fast and friendly service. The wait can be long, so call ahead to put your name on the list. So far my favorite has been the Eggs Cordon Bleu, which is Eggs Benedict on a croissant instead of an English muffin. I get mine with eggs poached instead of scrambled...so yummy and comforting. :)

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San Jose, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

There was a pretty long line, but, we were seated in about 15 or 20 minutes. It was well worth the wait. Even though there was plenty of hustle and bustle around the patio, I did not feel the least bit rushed. It's also only about 10 or 15 minutes from my home.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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191 reviews 191 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This review is for the Bill's Cafe at 1401 Kooser Rd, San Jose. We sat on the patio outside. I had bacon and eggs (poached) with hash browns. The bacon was crispy, the eggs cooked perfectly with runny centers and the hash browns were the perfect amount of crunch - just delicious. I should have taken a star off for... More 

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Additional Information about Bill's Cafe

Address: 1115 Willow St, San Jose, CA 95125
Phone Number: (408) 294-1125
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Eclectic

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