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Village Pantry

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184 2nd St, Los Altos, CA 94022-2821
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Los Altos, California
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

It's a tiny hole in the wall in Los Altos and only the true locals know it exists. The woman who owns and runs it greets you with a smile and a warm welcome and you feel right at home. Everything is prepared fresh and from all organic ingredients, which taste terrific. Tables outside inside and booths make it a... More 

Thank Tbasche
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

If you're a fan of local breakfast spots, check out The Village Pantry in Los Altos. There's nothing too fancy here--just really good eats that are cooked well and served with a smile. A total lack of pretension and a commitment to service make the place a standout.

Thank Kathleen M
Los Altos, California
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

One of our favorite places in town for the extremely friendly, warm and fast service. The breakfast and lunch menu offers a great selection of traditional and some specialty items. The breakfast quesadilla is great (the salsa is homemade!) and their sandwiches are classic coffee shop Americana. Small inside dining room, 3 booths, 8 counter seats, 4 tables but there... More 

Thank Ren A
Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

We are visiting USA from UK doing a fly drive from San Francisco to Denver and came across this beautiful town off the main road. Fancied a coffee and ended up having lunch and going back for breakfast following day. The staff made us so welcome, recommended food to try and trips to take off local visitor trail. Julie is... More 

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Los Altos, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Homemade food with special organic local vegetable. Recommendation- create your own omelette, thin blueberry pancake, quesadilla, fish & chip etc.

Thank peichang72281
Los Altos, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Dining at Village Pantry is like eating at your mom's or Auntie's house. It's fresh, organic, home-made real food. My faves are breakfast quesadilla, eggs Benedict, huevos rancheros, hash browns and #4 breakfast. This is not a hipster cafe. It's an old fashioned diner where everybody knows your name. We are a couple of Julie and David's regulars amongst dozens... More 

Thank Phyllis Y
Palo Alto, California
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2015

In between the two main drags in Los altos sits the unassuming Village Pantry Coffee Shop, long a mainstay in downtown LA. This morning I had the combination eggs, bacon & sausage, and biscuits and gravy. Service was quick, but the portions a bit skimpy on the biscuits and gravy; however there were lots of bits of sausage in the... More 

Thank Cliff N
Chester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2014

A real regular for locals, all organic and home cooking. We visited from the UK, having heard it was a real slice of the American way of life. Everyone was really friendly, large menu and the service was attentive, the coffee kept coming. Asked about the sauces and was told everything is fresh, home made and organic. Lots of photos... More 

1 Thank JaneHR
Lincoln, CA
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134 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

The Village Pantry in Los Altos is one of the only cafes around. This is a small place were the local come every day for breakfast. Julie is the owner, and keeps the place running with here charm and humor. I come here for breakfast when I am in town on business, and want a nice easy breakfast without all... More 

Thank Douglas T
Austin, TX
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

Found this little gem by accident last year. On our trip last week, we returned. I can only vouch for the breakfast. The absolute best breakfast in the area. The waffle with sliced apples and blueberries is to die for! You don't even need syrup. It's simply that good. Husband had the French toast and thought it was super as... More 

1 Thank DeeDeeAustin_TX

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 2nd St, Los Altos, CA 94022-2821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Altos
  • Phone Number: 650-941-0384

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?