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Bill's Cafe on the Alameda

2089 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126-1136
+1 408-244-9085
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (11 reviews)
“french toast” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2089 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126-1136
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Bill’s has been in this location serving the same classic favorites like pancakes and sausage for at least 25 years. Probably much longer. Local joints like this stay in business so long for many reasons, not the least of which is serving hearty food fast...More

Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This ia part of a small chain; I can't speak for the other branches. Three of us had some form of eggs Benedict while the fourth had French toast. My country sausage was quite good as was the bacon. The home fries were very very...More

Thank Scanner_Lewis
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Been eating at the Bill's on Willow for a number of years it's an excellent restaurant. this is not the Bill's on Willow the potatoes were cold coffee tasted like drain cleaner don't waste your time going here take the extra time and drive over...More

Thank DRMSR2014
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I went to Bill's Cafe at 6:30am to have a quick bite. Service was good and food was good as well. Portions were big and I had the steak and eggs - cooked perfectly.

Thank Deepwater_diver
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Every week. The staff are like family without the hassle, and the food is generous and tasty. It's a tradition for our family. Also, the Bloody Mary and Michelada are the best in town.

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We were 7 of us in the family who went to this restaurant to have brunch . It was an amazing experience to have wonderful Eggs Benedict, very nicely presented and served well. They were really delicious and we really enjoyed being there.

Thank Akhilesh D
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Stopped in for breakfast on a weekday before a business meeting. Was able to get seated right away even though the place was quite busy. Staff was friendly. Ordered the corned beef hash & eggs and it did not disappoint. There was so much food...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 30 May 2018

It's decent but I don't think it's worth the 30-40min wait time, and I honestly think that the food's not as good as before, maybe they get too busy... scramble eggs taste like other breakfast chains

Thank vile10
Reviewed 24 May 2018

If you want a power breakfast with an extensive menu of healthy and not so healthy things to eat, this is your place. Great service and a throwback to "the good old days", the restaurant is sure to please everyone with their extensive menu and...More

Thank Rhett L
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We were out in the morning and decided to stop by for Breakfast. The location was almost full with a few seats available. The noise level was a bit overwhelming. We had to almost shout to be heard. The service was okay and the food...More

Thank StormyMarin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2089 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126-1136
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-244-9085
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