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Alicia's Cafe

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14408 Union Ave, San Jose, CA 95124-2815
(408) 559-0810
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Good place if you are looking for some good Mexican food. I'd say the I liked outside seating better at this place.

Thank TrippSavy
San Jose, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

If I could give 0 stars I would. I have been going to Alicia's for over 20 years and have been very loyal even though under new owner ship the food and service are horrible. We go because it's convenient and has night outdoor patio. However, The last 3 times I have been there the whole experience was awful. The... More 

Thank laurieh95124
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208 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I Love Mexican food and used to love the food at Alicia's Café, particularly the cicerones. However the quality and taste of the food had dropped significantly. I will not return.

1 Thank TJFLG42
san jose
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This little gem is tucked away inside a shopping center. There are tables outside in the courtyard. Our service was fantastic. Food was good. I personally feel it is on the overly salted side and my chile verde burrito had some chunks of fat which wasn't so appealing. A bit too much rice and not enough meat inside the burrito... More 

1 Thank terri v
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

The welcoming feeling I got was like walking into my parents home. The food was plentiful and delicious. I only wish their bar was a little longer for more seating.

Thank Robert A
Campbell, California
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154 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My wife and I were out doing a bit of Christmas shopping. We wanted a fairly quick lunch before heading out to do more shopping so we chose Alicia's Cafe which was near where the kids store we were shopping in. We were very pleased - I had a "wet" burrito (which means served with sauce on top) but my... More 

Thank Monte D
San Jose, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Sum it up in two words, NO QUALITY!!! Whether you're talking food service cleanliness or atmosphere.

3 Thank motoair1
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2011

Salsa with HUGE chunks of tomatoes. Margarita that was perfect, not from a mix. Chile rellenos was to die for. Spanish rice was very flavorful. Chunky guacamole. This small place is not easy to spot and is located in a tired-looking strip mall. We would never have found it had it not been for an enthousiastic recommendation from a couple... More 

5 Thank trufflelvr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14408 Union Ave, San Jose, CA 95124-2815
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: (408) 559-0810

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