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City Lights Espresso

1171 Homestead Rd Ste 190, Santa Clara, CA 95050-5484
+1 408-296-0415
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  • Very good72%
  • Average0%
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Jul 15, 2016
“Hidden Gem”
May 19, 2016
“Comfortable cafe”
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1171 Homestead Rd Ste 190, Santa Clara, CA 95050-5484
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Reviewed July 15, 2016

Privately owned, homemade food, soup is especially good. A wonderful diversion from the chains. Personnel friendly. Also, small collection of photo cards for sale. Generally closes between 5 -6 p.m., depending on the season. Coffee good too. Also, some gluten free desserts!

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank MB L
Reviewed May 19, 2016

City lights offers excellent quiche with the coffee drinks. Farmers market on sat morning is next door.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank wondereye25
Reviewed December 16, 2015

They have all kinds of "eats" here to add to the beverages. I had the Garden salad, hot chocolate and tomato/basil quiche. The garden salad was very fresh and good. The quiche was a little too "eggy", but it's just my taste.The hot chocolate was...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Squeekie
Reviewed December 15, 2015

City Lights Expresso is family owned and operated. The owner Margaret and her daughter Jennifer are so welcoming and both are incredible cooks. I frequent here on my way to work or for lunch at least 2 to 3x's a week. The coffee is great...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank SandyWeber
Reviewed April 27, 2015

My favorite, aside from their coffee, the daily homemade soup is wonderful, and they offer many gluten free selections of pastry. Laid back atmosphere, you don't feel rushed, not noisy. Across from my favorite old postoffice, near Santa Clara University. I will patronize as long...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank MB L
Reviewed October 31, 2011

Every Saturday you will find me at City Lights having coffee and conversation with friends. This coffee shop is located in Franklin Mall and a great year round farmer's market is held every Saturday morning. The whole block is bustleing and there is live music....More

Date of visit: October 2011
Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed October 3, 2008

Delicious tuna sandwich. Convenient to the Santa Clara University campus. Plenty of windows for natural light. Cozy and casual atmosphere.

Thank EvinOK
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  • Address: 1171 Homestead Rd Ste 190, Santa Clara, CA 95050-5484
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: +1 408-296-0415
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