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Bill's Cafe

1115 Willow St, San Jose, CA 95125-3158
+1 408-294-1125
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (27 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
07:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1115 Willow St, San Jose, CA 95125-3158
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Delicious. Visiting from out of town and had brunch here. The mexicali Benedict and banana waffles were just amazing. Huge portions and so fresh. We ate on the patio, which was nice.

Thank angturner
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Bill's for the first time this morning and we were not disappointed! Very friendly staff and a great breakfast. I had the the Parisian French toast which is French toast made from a croissant which was delicious! It also came...More

Thank karenicon66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had pancakes and French toast... out of this world, tasty, fluffy, on point. Mimosas are good with their fresh squeezed orange juice. Busy place, worth the wait. Service super friendly. It's our first stop every time we go to San Jose.

Thank NancyNP61
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the reviews, I was expecting a bit more progressive a menu. It's yet another 'classic diner'. We had the lox and bagel and two eggs. Portion was enough for 2 adults. Lox were great. Only 1 kind of bagel. Lettuce was iceberg (here...More

Thank FlyingCloud
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here to check out the breakfast. Breakfast is my favorite meal, and I am pretty easy to please. I was happy with my food, but wasn't outstanding to make me want to wait that long for a seat again. It is quite a wait...More

Thank Jasmine_Colette
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want heavy, old fashioned breakfast, this is the place. Pancakes and bacon with eggs and toasts will make your belly completely full. Good food but a very long wait. Have extra time, come and enjoy it.

Thank L0ve2travle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bill's is the go to place for incredible breakfasts! Lots of locals and a very friendly atmosphere. Our family tradition is to go there for breakfast the morning after Thanksgiving. Hot chocolate for the kids and Bloody Mary's for the adults.

Thank Loretta W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a classic American coffee shop with a large menu of well prepared traditional American fare. It's quite noisy and often a wait to be seated. Appeals to all ages and has a very loyal following. Favorite place for a multi-generation family brunches. Great...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

average food but fun atmosphere . I had read several good reviews about this place, but I didn't think their food was even as good as Denny's. Sorry Bill's!

Thank dgordon904
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classic coffee shop, has been in San Jose forever. 3 locations (I think). I really enjoy the hash brown scramble (real hash browns, not county potatoes, thank goodness) and the bacon is excellent. Plan on 1/2 hour or more wait on the weekends. Prices are...More

Thank Scott K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1115 Willow St, San Jose, CA 95125-3158
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-294-1125
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