Bill's Cafe

Breakfast Spot, American Restaurant, and Café
2089 The Alameda (at Newhall St.), San Jose, CA 95126, United States
Hours:
Open until Noon (Show more)
  • Mon, Wed, Fri
    • 7:00 AM–1:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 8:00 AM–Noon
  • Thu
    • 6:00 AM–Noon
  • Sat–Sun
    • 7:00 AM–2:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Drinks:
Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
No
9.0/10

Based on 160 votes

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    Janet N.
    Mimosas and Benedicts = an awesome meal at Bill's(12 Tips)
    Katie Y.
    Breakfast food, mojitos, omelette, eggs benedict(6 Tips)
    Carla D.
    Try the Mexicali Eggs Benedict outstanding(2 Tips)
    Leeann M.
    Crab cakes benedict and fresh squeezed orange juice!(3 Tips)
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  • breakfast food
  • mimosas
  • brunch food
  • mexicali
  • veggie skillet
  • French toast
  • eggs
  • fresh squeezed OJ
  • bread pudding
  • waffles
  • pecan waffles
  • pancakes
  • hash browns
  • good for groups
  • lemon soup
  • good for a quick meal
  • great value
  • family-friendly
  • coffee
  • sub sandwiches
  • khushali d.

    the place is good to go

    khushali desai · 3 weeks ago
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  • Lan

    The southern scramble has sausage and egg over a biscuit and topped with gravy. Delicious!!

    Lan · April 27
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  • Amy C.

    Mouthwatering egg Benedicts

    Amy Chang · April 6
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  • Sannidhi J.

    Delicious mimosas with fresh sliced strawberries and omelette with goat cheese and avocado. Banana Pecan waffles were delicious too.

    Sannidhi J · April 6
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  • Katie Y.

    Breakfast food, mojitos, omelette, eggs benedict

    Katie Yamada · March 24
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  • danny a.

    Great food, french toasts are delicious, the mimosa is a dream and the service is excellent

    danny alvarez · March 1
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  • M T.

    Perfect place for brunch.

    M T · January 11
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  • Adam H.

    Mimosas with fruit & a decent Bloody Mary. I add A1 sauce to add some tangy flavor.

    Adam H · September 14, 2014
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  • Rex N.

    Awesome. Gave me a free drink for first time being there

    Rex Njoku · March 17, 2014
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  • Ce C.

    Amazing mimosas

    Ce Clark · February 16, 2014
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  • Pradyumna A.

    The fresh OJ is a must have!

    Pradyumna Agrawal · February 16, 2014
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  • Brent M.

    The Mexicali Benedict is amazing. They also do a great Parisian French toast.

    Brent Matyas · January 26, 2014
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  • Dapper D.

    Great food and service

    Dapper Dabner · January 25, 2014
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  • Craig M.

    Awesome serloin steak with the steak & eggs breakfast!

    Craig Morgan · November 18, 2013
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  • Marnie M.

    Not in the mood

    Marnie Mary · November 7, 2013
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  • Josh P.

    Steak and eggs are so good. Also ask for the eggs Benedict cordon bleu with croissant instead of English muffin. And if you haven't of course try their mimosa

    Josh Perez · September 27, 2013
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  • Joe E.

    Good California diner food. Bottomless coffee cup. Attentive waitstaff

    Joe Engledow · September 14, 2013
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  • Nuritzi S.

    Meat lover's omelette + mimosa goblet = the best.

    Nuritzi Sanchez · August 10, 2013
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  • Ron H.

    What a great find for Breakfast. The Mimosas were the most fabulous start to the morning. We enjoyed the whole experience.

    Ron Haedicke · July 28, 2013
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  • Orson L.

    Comida 100% Americana, después de caracoles y ancas de Rana... Exquisita!

    Orson LeBon · July 21, 2013
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  • Cyndi

    AWESOME food and alcoholc. I had crab cake benedict and super chevela . Yum yum!

    Cyndi · July 4, 2013
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  • Matthew K.

    The mimosas, the benedicts, or the french toast. Everything is great, you can't go wrong. Best brunch in the Bay area.

    Matthew Kump · June 16, 2013
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  • Alec M.

    Good god look at that juicer.

    Alec Mitchell · March 1, 2013
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  • Karina G.

    Veggie skillet was delish!!

    Karina GM · February 22, 2013
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  • Margo G.

    Delicious!! Everything is fabulous!

    Margo Graham · February 8, 2013
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  • Erica W.

    The mimosas here are awesome!!

    Erica Wang · December 30, 2012
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  • Michael A.

    Great place for breakfast. 100% satisfaction on everything.

    Michael Atkinson · December 29, 2012
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  • Janet N.

    Mimosas and Benedicts = an awesome meal at Bill's

    Janet Nguyen · November 7, 2012
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  • Leeann M.

    Crab cakes benedict and fresh squeezed orange juice!

    Leeann Mangoba · November 3, 2012
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  • Randy R.

    Bills Famous Mimosas!

    Randy Regindin · November 2, 2012
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  • Christann Chanell

    Great food!

    Christann Chanell · September 15, 2012
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  • Brandi

    They allow dogs! On the patio, of course...

    Brandi · August 17, 2012
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  • Alicia P.

    Best Benedict!

    Alicia Phillipo · July 8, 2012
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  • Nancy C.

    Call ahead to put urself on the wait list to minimize ur actual wait

    Nancy C · July 2, 2012
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  • Stephen I.

    crab cake benedict...hella heaven.

    Stephen Ikerd · April 4, 2012
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  • Michael M.

    Completely satisfying food and great drinks. Glad I live in walking distance of the one on the Alameda in San Jose!

    Michael Mellin · March 15, 2012
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  • George A.

    We eat every week and feel its worth the wait. know its good because its allways packed. Get the mexican omlet sub the bread for bskt n grv

    George Anderson · February 25, 2012
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  • Diana B.

    Veggie Skillet rocks!

    Diana Bustamante · February 18, 2012
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  • Carolyn K.

    I can't stop ordering the Jalisco Scramble. Mexican brunch food is my excuse to indulge in my love for hot sauce.

    Carolyn Kao · February 17, 2012
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  • Indu J.

    Love the side order of hashbrowns - too huge. Order one and share.

    Indu Jayakumar · January 24, 2012
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  • Bell G.

    Didn't like that much.. Thought would be exactly like willow glen location .. But was not .. I'm really disappoint ..

    Bell Gomes · January 18, 2012
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  • Emma K.

    It's all about the Fresh squeezed oj

    Emma Kent · January 18, 2012
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  • Verkoven H.

    ups! ups! ups!

    Verkoven Hower · December 14, 2011
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  • Fred B.

    bloody marys,chorizo scramble and benedicts are sure things here. Know to see tequila shots in the AM.

    Fred Briones · December 12, 2011
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  • Saiofrelief

    Try the petaluma scramble munus the cheese if you're trying to be healthy!

    Saiofrelief · November 6, 2011
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  • Andrew P.

    Crab Cakes Benedict! Bring someone to share them with.

    Andrew Poupart · October 2, 2011
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  • Lori P.

    Turkey and cranberry sandwich is super yummy.

    Lori Peterson · September 11, 2011
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  • Judy N.

    The bread pudding fresh toast was good but I only ate 1 out of the 3 pieces. Too sweet for my taste

    Judy Nguyen · August 19, 2011
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  • Alicia

    Seating at the counter is first come, first serve. Usually no wait and the service is faster :)

    Alicia · July 17, 2011
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  • james r.

    Love the orange juice and the food

    james richter · June 26, 2011
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