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Southern Kitchen

€€ - €€€American, Cafe,
27 E Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6939
+1 408-354-7515
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“french toast” (8 reviews)
“omelet” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
27 E Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6939
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So another site reported that Southern Kitchen has the best mimosas in Los Gatos. Unfortunately this was not true, as they don’t yet serve alcohol. But our disappointment soon turned to gluttonous joy as we dug into our brunch. The service was friendly, helpful, and...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a recent weekend visit to Los Gatos, my husband and I walked up to Southern Kitchen. We noticed patrons waiting for their names to be called for their meal inside. We took this as a "good sign" that this was a very popular eatery....More

Thank OregonExplorers4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful pancakes and eggs benedict! Very busy so don't be in a hurry. Delicious and consistent. I also like their waffles and have a hard time deciding what to get.

Thank spicysuzanne
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This place is wonderful. Their brunches are one of the best. We go there a lot their waffles are really good.

Thank Sara_ka84
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We were on the peninsula for a wedding in Saratoga and had time on Friday for a good breakfast before things got hectic. My wife Googled local options and settled on Southern Kitchen. It was a stellar pick. We arrived and were immediately seated (we're...More

Thank RockridgeC
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Great place for a filling breakfast. Has all the usual breakfast fare and the food is excellent. Had the seafood (crab) Eggs Benedict which was excellent. Go there for a relaxing time and delicious breakfast.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Just happened to stop in to this smallish, older, intimate restaurant for a late breakfast. Food was excellent, large portions and excellent quick service. I had the home made hash and eggs...perfect . They only serve breakfast and lunch and I would definitely try it...More

Thank TOM T
Michael W, Owner at Southern Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you so much for the review. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

You can’t book here, so we had to wait about 15 mins on a Saturday morning. It’s a cozy, old school diner, serving huge portions of tasty food at great prices. Biscuits and gravy are delicious as are the omelettes. Worth a visit.

Thank Travellover6128
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We ate here almost every morning. The service is very good and so is the food! You will not be hungry when you leave because they give you nice portions. We had omeletts, eggs, pancakes, muffins, and oh yeah you can't miss the cornbread. It...More

Thank mombeege123
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This place is worth the wait..if you don't want to wait get there early.... Never have we been disappointed by anything!

Thank tkhaskell
Michael W, Owner at Southern Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you so much for the review.

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27 January 2015|
Response from lhflg | Reviewed this property |
I looked it up on Yelp and it says they do not take reservations. The place is quite small, so I would call them and see if it's possible to get a reservation for a large party like that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 E Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6939
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-354-7515
Family owned and operated since 1993. We pride ourselves on great food and even better service. We source high quality ingredients and use local vendors to bring the best food to our customers. We are known for farmfresh, organic comfort food. Come on in we have something for everyone.
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