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Village California Bistro and Wine Bar

378 Santana Row, #1035, San Jose, CA 95128
408.248.9091
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Ranked #64 of 1,915 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Winchester & Stevens Creek
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Winchester & Stevens Creek
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English first
San Jose, California
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A very American bistro restaurant that changes their menu on a seasonal basis. Their wine selections is out of this world, where they offer flight tastings and highlight various wines throughout the year. They do offer pre-fix menu options that are always a good option. The only thing that I stay away from is the fried calamari, which tends to... More

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

I have visited here a couple times a year since it opened and it is no longer the same. At our recent visit it took 10 minutes for a server to arrive, another 10 for drinks, and another 15 for food. Then our order arrived incomplete and was bland. Really, This should be your last choice at the Row.

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California
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126 reviews 126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We've eaten at most of the restaurants on Santana Row, but up to now the Village CA Bistro has escaped us, so we thought we'd give it a try. We had a nice outside table, ordered our drinks, and had the "Surf n Turf" appetizer - which was excellent. The three entrees were the "38 North 2 Way Duck", the... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

been 4 times now and a real favourite. Great service And knowledgeable staff who are fun. nice to sit outside. Fab wine list and food is great although menu is not extensive Been twice this week! 50% off wines under 99$ on Monday which was a real bargain Always feels special and a treat

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Murray, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stumbled onto this restaurant on Santana Row. They had a very short wait (20 Minutes) on a Saturday night and we were starving. The food was presented beautifully, the flavors were wonderful and distinct, and the prices were very reasonable for an upscale restaurant. Our waiter was wonderful and the staff was very attentive and friendly. We each had... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Loved this restaurant, beautiful food and wine, great service, highly recommended! The venue on Santana Row is lovely too. Enjoy!

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San Martin, California
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My wife and I stopped in for some small plates and a drink and it was great. The food(corn fritters and goat cheese/fig flat bread) was fantastic!!!!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

You will not be disappointed at this restaurant in Santana Row. I eat here every time I visit Santa Clara/San Jose for business. My business associates and I can eat outside under a comfortable space heater, the food is reasonably priced and excellent and I have never had a bad server. The servers are knowledgeable about the wine choices (don't... More

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San Jose, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Their Sunset Dinner coupled with a flight of bubbly was an excellent value (specially in Santana Row). Had the sole and it was delish. The menu offers something for everyone. We were pleased with all our courses and the service.

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Los Gatos, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

One of the best eggs Benedict meals I have had. The eggs were perfect and so was the buttery hollandaise with a hint of lemon

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Additional Information about Village California Bistro and Wine Bar

Address: 378 Santana Row, #1035, San Jose, CA 95128
Phone Number: 408.248.9091
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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