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Village California Bistro and Wine Bar

378 Santana Row, #1035, San Jose, CA 95128-2039
+1 408-248-9091
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“tuna tataki” (2 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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378 Santana Row, #1035, San Jose, CA 95128-2039
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for lunch with a girlfriend. We have been here before and it was good. Today, we decided to split a Rueben. It was awful. Not cut evenly with meat almost all on one side and the meat was very dry. We sent it back....More

Thank Marcia K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a great place for brunch on a Sunday so based on reviews and the looks of it we booked Village. We were seated outside and it was an unexpectedly chilly day so I asked the waiter if they would turn the heaters on....More

Thank BLBTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’ve been there 3 times – twice for lunch and once for breakfast/brunch. The best meal was lunch fish and chips and I recommend that selection. For brunch I had the breakfast BLT with egg, which was OK but the contents of the croissant were...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Village California Bistro is located right in the middle of Santana Row with indoor and outside seating. We had Saturday evening reservations.... arrived a few minutes early and were immediately seated. We started with the Sweet Pea Salad with grapefruit and Meyer Lemon vinaigrette.... very...More

Thank lwj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called ahead and asked if they had vegan options, the person on the phone who took our reservation said yes. We arrive and were sat down quickly. I asked the waiter if they had a vegan appetizer he went off on a rant that...More

Thank Raul C
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I stopped in at the Village California for lunch while shopping on Santana Row. We both had the fish and chips and peach mimosas. We got HUGE portions. The fish was some of the best I’ve ever had. Our waitress couldn’t have...More

Thank Cheryl_1960
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Made a reservation for Saturday night and we were seated without much of a wait. We each ordered wine (I had a flight and my husband a glass), one appetizer, two entrees and one dessert. I really enjoyed the filet of sole and my husband...More

Thank TulaKitty
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Went with my family yesterday to try it out for the first time. Usually places have happy hour and lunch menus but for us it was combined with VERY LIMITED choices. We stood around to try a new location the mushroom pizza was great but...More

Thank Victor B
Reviewed 22 February 2018

The food was excellent with a good selection. Lots of comfort food. But, the bill was about $110 for two people each having one glass of wine. I thought it was expensive given the setting. It is on The Row, but the inside of the...More

Thank NanRichter
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Had the tuna tataki here recently - really nice dish though did find myself getting a bit irritated trying to pick up the kohlrabi slaw - just found it a bit awkward to eat! Really tasty nonetheless, and a great dish if you’re after a...More

Thank Patrick F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 378 Santana Row, #1035, San Jose, CA 95128-2039
    (Winchester & Stevens Creek)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-248-9091
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