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Specialty's Cafe & Bakery

3399 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA
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Ranked #14 of 362 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
Fairfax, California
Top Contributor
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 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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Pacific Grove, California
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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36 reviews 36 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 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
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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San Jose, California, United States
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I have had several meetings here in the last month. Always quick to get your coffee and space to talk without being too crowded.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

What makes Specialties stand out is the system. I have been here a number of times and am amazed by the fluidity and efficiency of the whole process. Order online when (or before) you arrive at the kiosk, select your pager number and within a few minutes regardless of how busy you have food and drink

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San Diego, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I've had breakfast and lunch here. What I've noticed and heard is that there are times when the place has only a few people and then times when people come in waves. If you get caught when the place is busy you may be standing around some time till you get your food. The is good and not as salty... 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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