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1115 Willow St, San Jose, CA 95125-3158
+1 408-294-1125
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07:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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San Jose, California
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My first visit to Bill's was on a Friday morning - had gone with another couple and their toddler to celebrate a birthday. A bit of a wait yet well worth it! From the really wonderful steak and eggs to the California omelette with fresh avocado and crispy bacon to the fresh coffee, we ALL were most happy with our... More 

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San Jose
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you're looking for a great breakfast with fast, friendly service, his is your place. Not to mention - excellent mimosas and bloody marys. No matter when I've dined here, the food is always excellent and fast. Love the protein scramble.

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Thank Theresa B
San Jose
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Good down-home food to choose from an extensive menu. Seating is tight, frequently with long waits because it is busy at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reasonably priced. Portions are generous. It is definitely a family restaurant with some selections suitable for kids.

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Thank silversword123
San Jose, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a nice place for breakfast/brunch.. and is always milling with people on the weekend. The food and service is great. The Hawaiian pancakes and the garden omelette combo is the best!

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Thank sgtravel15
San Jose, California
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best, casual and American breakfast restaurant in Silicon Valley area. The food is sumptuous and delicious. Price is very reasonable and the service is great. I feel like this is the last and genuine American breakfast restaurant in this area. Try this and enjoy your morning time!

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Thank Phil H
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very good food (omelettes, pancakes you name it) and the service is considerate and quick. They are really popular so go early or call ahead.

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Thank Mdavey
San Jose, California
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I went here a couple of months ago for lunch for the first time. There is a lot to choose from on the menu. Excellent breakfast menu as well. This is a great place not to miss !

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Thank Tom S
Bay Area, CA
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

You can't go wrong at Bills! The food is delicious and the staff are great. Cinnamon roll french toast is insane!

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Thank chrisscu06
San Jose, California
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Always busy & well worth the wait! This is one of our GO TO weekend spots. The coffee is free while you wait (which is amazing) and the selection of fresh food keeps us coming back for more!

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Thank Shleetravels
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We visited for breakfast and all had omelettes. The omelettes were great and the service was good. It was packed full of people so that says something about the food! They all appeared to be a lot more local then us too.

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Thank Jo R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?