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Castillos Restaurant

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5639 Cottle Rd, San Jose, CA 95123-3625
+1 408-363-8466
08:00 - 21:00
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Gilroy, California
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236 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The food was ikay, the service was wonderful, the place was attractive, but their policy to not write separate checks created problems. I run a MeetUp group and I have noticed when we calculate our own bills the amount is always lower than it should be. Some people are just plain cheap and must be only paying a portion of... More 

Thank MarriedWidow
San Jose, CA
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157 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

My daughter wanted Mexican food for her 21st birthday. We come here several times a year and find it is the best sit down Mexican restaurant in the area. One basket of fresh chips is complimentary and the salsa is freshly made. I have had the fajitas which are excellent. Most dishes come with Mexican style rice and beans, portions... More 

Thank obdocSanJose
San Jose, California
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We Frequent this establishment and enjoy their food very much!!! Breakfast on the Weekend of Ham and Eggs, Dinner my wife and I order a side of Guacamole and split the Sea Bass plate.....enough for the 2 of us!! Give it a Try!!!

Thank messenger52
San Jose
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174 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

My wife and I have been very busy this week and we were out doing errands yet again. I suggested Bill,s but the waiting line was too long. We were quite surprised and pleased with our Mexican style breakfasts. Served piping hot! Open and bright place, they had some pancake specials they looked pretty good for breakfast as well.

Thank ColonelLarrySanJose
San Jose, California
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136 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Ambiance: It's a local eatery, not fancy. Bright, somewhat utilitarian tables and chairs. But clean, and plenty of space between the tables. The part of the restaurant with the television is well separated from the side that has no tv, which is good. Staff: Friendly and very attentive. Drink. Typical Mexican beers. Wine was only BV, but BV is OK.... More 

Thank C K H
San Jose, California, Usa
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Overall food was tasty and good as well as the service. Typical old-style Mexican food which was what we wanted this evening so it was not at all disappointing. Food was hot and exactly how we asked it to be prepared. Not rediculously huge portions like at some places. Good amount of food. Was a little pricey compared to some... More 

Thank 881MaryC881
Visalia, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Service was slow, cups & silverware seemed dirty. Food was good. Did the job for a very hungry & tired family but not a place you go back to. Oh & only first bowl of chips & salsa are free after that they charge. Overall ok.

Thank Jennie G
San Jose, California, United States
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137 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

I've eaten there many times and have never been disappointed. The service is good and so is the food.

Thank Johnny S
Lucerne, California
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

We ending up eating breakfast here on a Saturday because the line at Bill's Cafe was long and this place was pretty empty. It was our first time here. The menu looked good and we were quickly seated and ordered. However, we waited nearly 30 minutes for our food. The place was not crowded and they had several servers. A... More 

Thank Lakegirl777
San Jose, California
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104 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

y two friends and I went there just a few days ago when it was just too hot to cook. We were greeted promptly and seated immediately as we had beat the rush. I had a beer, she had a soft drink and he had a wine margarita as they do not have a full liquor license. Chips and salsa... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5639 Cottle Rd, San Jose, CA 95123-3625
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-363-8466

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