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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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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“bruschetta” (6 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (7 reviews)
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378 Santana Row, #1035, San Jose, CA 95128-2039
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to this restaurant for a long time. It is slipping though. I went here with 3 colleagues last month for dinner and discussion. Two of us arrived a little early and got a drink at the bar. The bartender didn't know how...More

Thank Alana F
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I have visited this place every 2 months or so for the last 2 yrs. Location is great on Santana Row, they have great outdoor seating - great for a party of two! The wine is always great and they switch their wines on the...More

Thank johannajaakola
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We dined at 9pm and the restaurant was busy. I understand the waiter was proberbly very busy but the service was extra slow. The waiter took 15 minutes to approach our table to order drinks. He then only took my husbands drink order and rushed...More

Thank Kristie F
Reviewed 1 September 2017

It is so sad that the service was probably the worst I have experienced in a very long time. So sad, because the food was excellent. I feel bad for the chef who is working hard in the kitchen, preparing creative dishes with fresh local...More

Thank kpenning
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Four of us walked in for an early dinner. The house Cabernet was great. I had the pulled pork. A nice preparation well browned , pinto beans, some plantin slices, and pickled onions. My companion had beef rib tips, which were excellent . Another had...More

Thank O7011TOthomasc
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Great place to eat on Santana Row. We went with our big family group and found something that satisfied everyone. the service was excellent - fast, attentive, and happy to take pictures of us. The Twice Pulled Pork and the Ravioli were special favorites. Highly...More

Thank Cstrasser
Reviewed 10 July 2017

While a nice setting - particularly the outside portion on Santana Row, this restaurant offers a limited menu. A good number of appetizers and small plates, but very few entrees (I recall 7 total) The menu is seasonal. There was not wait, and the restaurant...More

Thank flintgm
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Service was very quick, and food quality was good. Had the eggs benny, and partner had poached eggs with bacon. Both were good, and the pile of bacon provided was more than ample. Benny was excellent, with great hollandaise. It was served on a pastry,...More

Thank lokiguy
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Good food spanning from pasta dishes to meat and fish. The prices are reasonsble and the service was good

Thank Giuseppe B
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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