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Specialty's Cafe & Bakery

3399 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA
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Ranked #14 of 365 Restaurants in Santa Clara
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop
Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Delivery
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Delivery
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English first
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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126 reviews 126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Now, if you are looking for food in the area - say, if you are staying at the Embassy Suites like we were - definitely drive across the street and go here for breakfast or lunch over McD or one of the other fast food joints. Coffee is great, the breakfast sandwiches are tasty, and this location has a very... More 

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Peterborough, New Hampshire
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75 reviews 75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I had a meeting in the building that this Specialty's is located in. Being from the east coast, I've never been to this chain before. Although there was a line of iPads at the entrance for ordering, I preferred to order the old fashioned way at the counter. When my breakfast sandwich arrived it was tremendous. A freshly made roll... More 

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Fremont, California
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1,758 reviews 1,758 reviews
505 restaurant reviews
1,031 helpful votes 1,031 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We have gone to Specialty's Cafe and Bakery a number of times. For breakfast, they have coffee and breakfast sandwiches or baked goods for breakfast. For lunch, we like their sandwiches and their cookies (well.....they are so good one cannot leave the place without getting at least one.). They have nice seating in the cafe, so good place to go.... More 

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Fairfax, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This place has a good selection of fresh baked goods and tasty salads and sandwiches. It's not fancy, but the food is reliably good and doesn't take forever.

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San Jose, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Their sandwiches are great. However my weakness are their chocolate chip cookies. I can't seem to be able to only eat one. Two is the minimum. A bit expensive, but is a speialty worth spending money on. I wish they had a discount for a half-dozen.

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Dakar, Senegal
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114 reviews 114 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Loved the croissants, very flakey and warm. The quick purchase computers are user friendly and makes things quick. Every staff member was friendly and double checked your order. Go here !

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Pleasanton
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great food, lots if ample space for outdoor seating. Their ordering system remembers your last order if it is with the same credit card and helps you re-order your favorites quickly. Egg sandwich is a great lunch item, it's good to order a bowl of seasonal soup vs a cup(very small portion) along with your meal.

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Austin, tx
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

very busy lunch place, but with use of iPads to order was very easy and food was very good. They had a big variety and I had a tasty turkey pesto sandwich

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Sevierville
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

A nice place to meet for breakfast or lunch. A little on the pricy side, but the food is made fresh and the pastry is almost to die for. The manager of this specialities is very hands-on, doesn't like her staff to be slow and helps out. Also you are treated very friendly in the morning. During lunch time it... More 

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San Francisco, CA, USA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I have officially had to ban myself from Speciality's. Of course, inside I always knew that their sausage and egg breakfast sandwich was probably not the healthiest thing I'd ever eaten, but I'd somehow pushed that nagging voice down inside myself and had gotten into having them regularly. Oh, and those black and white cookies are pretty amazing too. However,... More 

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Additional Information about Specialty's Cafe & Bakery

Address: 3399 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Bakery, Coffee Shop

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