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Effie's Restaurant & Bar

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331 W Hacienda Ave, Campbell, CA 95008-6501 (Winchester Blvd.)
+1 408-374-3400
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07:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 00:00
Mon 07:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 01:30
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Busy place! Waited over five minutes to be acknowledged and seated. We assumed it would be very good place as it was busy! Never assume! Our waitress was very kind, but the food was not good. We had a French dip the meat was dry and tasted old. The French fries were good. The blood marry was so overly spiced... More 

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Thank Rachel R
Los Gatos, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Effie's is a neighborhood place with a huge clientele of locals, for breakfast, lunch and dinner, not high-falutin' but a wonderful, varied menu, good value, good quality. The waiters get to know you, they've been there a long time, and remember your name. They have karaoke in the evenings in the bar. Food is good!

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Thank Marathonsaxman
Jaco, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

The decor is from the 60's and poorly lighted. Service was very poor, as it was her first day and had no training. The prime rib was cold and flavorless. Twenty-five years ago the food was very good, but now the restaurant is suffering from total neglect.

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Thank hadani43
San Jose, California
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Effie's definitely does not have that modern flair, but the flood is plentiful and the variety is outstanding and it always tastes great. A good place for cocktails and great lunch and breakfast. Popular with the locals, it's great for a lunch with friends where everyone will find something they like.

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Thank jackpot15
San Jose, California
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

This hole in the wall has recently refreshed their dining room again. There is a full bar, so you can get a decent bloody mary with breakfast. Huge omelets, attentive service. You can dine out on the patio with your dogs. It's basic diner food, but it's a good local place.

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Thank Barbara C
San Jose, California
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156 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

We happened to be in the area and my husband pulled into the parking lot, because a friend raved about this place. Our sandwiches couldn't have been nice and the service was wonderful. We will definitely return again. An extra comment is that in their entry way they have two large bookcases where you can take or leave a book... More 

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Thank Bay-Area-Grandma
Kingston, Washington
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Substandard service, awful food, no toilet paper and what looked like black mold in the bathroom. To be avoided at all costs.

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Thank spirits_iv
ducka62
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

The restaurant selections were good and the food. Our server wasn't the best. We had to flag her down to place our order, then we had to again leave $ out on the table to get her to bring the bill, which she never did. She just took the cash, came back with change awhile later and we had to... More 

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Thank ducka62
Campbell, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

They totally destroyed our night and after appetizer we had to go to other place for dinner, Our waitress was disaster!

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Thank Mohsen S
Portola Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

Yes the Food is great! Yes the Service is great! Yes the Decor is quintessential 50's! And yes the average age of the clientele is probably somewhat over 50. But a couple of things not mentioned: This a one of those rare finds - A relatively QUIET restaurant. You can actually have a conversation at a normal voice level and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 01:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 01:30
Thursday
07:00 - 01:30
Friday
07:00 - 01:30
Saturday
07:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 W Hacienda Ave, Campbell, CA 95008-6501
    (Winchester Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Campbell
  • Phone Number: +1 408-374-3400

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