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1005 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-3414
+1 408-446-4050
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06:30 - 14:30
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Saratoga, CA
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186 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is the first time i have been back since they moved out from behind a gas station. The space is about 3 times larger, and the food is even better than i remember. I have been coming to Bill of Fare for almost 30 years and for me it is the only place for an omelette. OF all the... More 

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1 Thank Mithra
San Jose, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I'm on a life-long quest to find the world's greatest breakfast burrito. I gave this one a 2 out of 5: It's just a very large, somewhat dry, omlet wrapped with a tortilla. The home fries were very good. Service was prompt - we had food less than five minutes after placing the order. The staff was incredibly friendly. Overall,... More 

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Thank Nick H
San Jose, California
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Extensive breakfast menu; Asian touches in dinner menu. Always busy but service is quick. I had tofu with pork today and it was quite good. Ample portions.

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Thank AG2_12
San Jose, California
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Well the omelets are still good, but after the move to down the block I think they lost something. I had the scrambled eggs (good) home fries (okay) and biscuits and gravy (weird taste and not good biscuits). The coffee was good and they sure didn't let the level get below half before they refilled it. All in all, not... More 

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Thank Laura L
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Was here and had breakfast. It was awesome. Weekends are busy and weekdays the wait time is not long. The servers are awesome and my personal experience was great

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Thank Raj R
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Two friends and I ate at Bill of Fare on a Thursday around 11:00 am. The service was great. The food came quickly and was delicious. We had French toast, pancakes, and omelettes! I highly recommend this "hole in the wall" local joint!

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1 Thank Libba B
Lyons, Colorado
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant on one of our annual visits to the area and now we must visit every time we come. We like the fact it isn't a chain and is located in a very understated location. But, what brings us back is the food. The portions are huge. The fresh squeezed orange juice is delicious and their french... More 

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Thank Bill M
San Jose, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2013

We loved this place in our first visit(we went by the yelp reviews) and always think we should encourage family owned businesses. Bummer! there it was big disappoint and holiday or weekend spoiler. The waitress was rude. She kept eating her food (using both hands) in between moving around to take orders and deliver the food from the kitchen. Her... More 

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Thank azza u
Reno, Nevada
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143 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2013

A modest, hole-in-the-wall establishment serving standard coffee shop favorites: pancakes, omelettes, bacon & eggs...boasts a large menu and efficient, friendly service. Good for simple, hearty breakfasts at reasonable prices.

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Thank crazyeses
New York City
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883 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 554 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

The place is a standard issue diner with random decor and furniture. The bathrooms are outdoors. The orange juice was hailed as amazing, but was entirely too sweet and lacked acidity to give it more taste. The hash, although lauded on yelp, was out of a can. The only truly tasty breakfast dishes, and my party of five ordered a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:30
Monday
06:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:30
Thursday
06:30 - 14:30
Friday
06:30 - 14:30
Saturday
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1005 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-3414
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-446-4050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?