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Southern Kitchen

) #13 of 127 Restaurants in Los Gatos €€ - €€€ American, Cafe,
27 E Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6939
+1 408-354-7515
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grits” (7 reviews)
“hash browns” (5 reviews)
“omelet” (8 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
27 E Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6939
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 12 June 2017

Everyone talked about the shrimp and grits (which I'd never heard of) and now I understand why. Parking was a challenge and we had to wait a while but they did a good job getting in our group of 4 adults and two kids. The...More

Thank OdellPeeps
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

So many breakfast choices! And the hot chocolate comes with whipped cream AND sprinkles. Kids dream come true. This is a breakfast dream spot, friendly fast, cozy, great food, good coffee. Something to make everyone happy.

Thank NVRam123
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Busy little spot. Has charm and great food. The waffles are the best! We had the bacon stuffed seeped fries waffle as an "appetizer". Truly something special! The eggs Benedict was good by the yolks were not as runny as I would have liked. Had...More

Thank DebMey11
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Busy breakfast crowd, they serve classic and southern dishes large portions well done with attentive service

Reviewed 23 February 2017

On our February stay in Los Gatos, we had breakfast at Southern Kitchen at 27 E Main St, in downtown Los Gatos. The restaurant is in a older commercial building, that appears to have been repurposed for several businesses on the ground floor. As we...More

Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a busy Saturday morning. There was about a half hour wait for a table so we took the seats at the counter, just as good. Service was friendly and efficient. Food was delicious and plentiful. Simply put this is a nice place...More

Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A colleague recommended we try Southern Kitchen for breakfast while in Los Gatos on business. I thought it was just because he was enamored by the famous folks who had visited there in the past, but we were game. We enjoyed a delicious and hearty...More

Thank Travels_with_Lia
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Was a busy morning and only took about 15 minutes for a table to free up. Inside it's clean, warm, inviting. Seems much larger when peeking in from the street but the mirrored wall fooled us. It did provide nice view and lots of light...More

Thank Lili B
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A great place to have breakfast. Menu is rich and everyone can find something he likes. I had an omelette with Bagel that was very good. Staff are also very friendly

Thank Uri S
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Have now eaten here four times in the last month while in Los Gatos for work. A first-class breakfast house with very friendly service, food made and specialized to order (no issue with egg whites, etc.) and the food is outstanding. They make great omelets...More

Thank erikkieser
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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, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 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
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