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Specialty's Cafe & Bakery

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3399 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95054-2905
877-502-2837
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5:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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San Jose, California
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290 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The new Santa Clara Square is much needed shopping arcade and eating place.. The Speciality Cafe moved to the back of this strip mall, and the new place is much better than the older one. Well appointed decor, nice and comfortable chairs, self-ordering kiosks and friendly staff all make it very nice. I took out my team for lunch and... More 

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Thank JupiterNine
Davenport, Florida
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151 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy during lunch rush but they do a great job of getting the food out. The sandwich and soup were well above average.

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Thank John1977_FL
Sevierville
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Since the reopening in the Santa Clara square the location is nicer and so is the overall atmosphere. Unfortunatly the food quality is not the same anymore as it was previously. The BLT sandwich has no flavor, the bacon is just hard & chewy, not crispy. The breakfast egg & cheddar sandwich has cheddar not melted , jst looks like... More 

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Thank Beate H
Kansas City, Missouri
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

My wife, along with some of her co-workers, were hosting a small event, 50 people, at Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. on a Saturday morning. The arrangements they had made for a catered lunch fell through on Friday afternoon. Having been in the Silicon Valley on previous business trips she was familiar with this place, so she called them. She... More 

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Thank ryvandyke
Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015

Had an excellent chicken salad sandwich called the "Napa Waldorf Chicken Salad." Has things in it that I wouldn't normally try....but I'm trying to shift my paradigms with food. The sandwich includes walnuts, apples, raisins and cranberry sauce. Interesting and delicious. I have been back for this already!

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Thank Paul Marcus P
San Jose, California
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154 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015

Great Turkey Sandwich! I feel that this place has great soup and sandwiches - pricing feels a little high but convenient locations, friendly staff and fast service.

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Thank Sonie S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015

Really fresh and good food. Good choices for vegetarians. The best part is order online and pick up on the time given. Very convenient.

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Thank khazana
Sacramento, California
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015

Not good. very limited choices for breakfast and high prices- very noisy being on the main street- problem is that there are so few places to eat around here.

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Thank AngelaSac2015
San Jose, California
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413 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2015

Speciality Cafe is on Bowers Avenue, right off Hwy 101 is an ideal place to grad a quick breakfast or bite to eat, if you are in Santa Clara area. The place is fairly large, with indoor and outdoor seating, offers a large choice of food, small eats, coffee, tea pastry, breakfast sandwich's. Would recommend if in the area.....

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Thank Rod B
San Francisco, California
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136 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2015

Happy to find this Specialty's as I was staying at the Santa Clara Marriott. Walked over and had a great coffee, egg sandwich, and relaxed in this large comfortable restaurant. I do love Specialty's...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3399 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95054-2905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: 877-502-2837

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