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Brian's Restaurant

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680 Fremont Avenue, Los Altos, CA 94024
+1 650-941-0680
07:00 - 15:00
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San Jose
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped by there today for lunch with an old buddy. At 54, I was probably the youngest guy in the restaurant, which lets you know where they have positioned themselves in terms of the trendy, foodie crowd. Friendly waitstaff, personal service, nice comfortable and high-backed booths. It's in a strip mall with a gas station and a Safeway (soon to... More 

Thank Charles A
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in off Hwy 280 - 2 minutes off freeway. Delicious lunch. Grilled sandwiches, burgers, great salads.. terrific service. Reasonable prices. Lunch for 2 - $30.

Thank Kris F
Los Altos
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

You see a lot of three generations people especially during the lunch hour. You can have breakfast menu also for lunch. Many little kids dressed in dancing attire came in with either their mothers or grandparents. It can be a bit noisy, as people don't lower their voice to talk. Food is not fancy, but price is reasonable. You are... More 

Thank twosc
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

When it comes to places that serve just breakfast or lunch...This is a place to visit. The food is fresh and tasty The prices are good The service is nice And the portions are very good Good place for family and friends, and dogs, if you like to bring your's. It can get busy there, especially on the weekends

Thank Darcy H
Los Altos, California
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Very convenient in the neighborhood, but the food is no great shakes. Basic diner menu. Very crowded so often the food is put together too quickly.

Thank vdaver
mountain view, ca
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Food is good. Classic items, cooked well. Service can be a bit hit and miss depending on the server or day. Good place to sit outside, makes it less stressful with small children, though they are always welcoming of children inside too.

Thank platypuspup
Los Altos, California
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127 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Service is fast, clients are locals who know their breakfast choices, owner is often present, active and helpful. This is your classic traditional eggs, pancake etc breakfast place that knows you will come back and expects you to.

Thank CTPreview
Sunnyvale, California
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Brian's is a great place for a casual brunch. The outdoor tables are very pleasant. They have a great selection of scrambles plus the usual collection of sandwiches, salads, etc. Service is friendly and prompt. Don't miss the specials posted by the door.

Thank Fritz S
San Francisco, California
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278 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I have brunch here regularly. Sometimes insides & sometimes out on the patio if we have our dog with us. For a long time, this spot where Brian occupies was vacant in the rancho shopping center. Now it is a thriving neighborhood gathering place, serving decent American style breakfast & diner fare. I have had egg Benedict (very good), various... More 

Thank Minnie Y
Redwood City, California
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I enjoy this restaurant as it has comfortable seating, not too noisy, and the food is good and plentiful. Service can be hit or miss depending on who you get to service your table.

Thank Curtis N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 680 Fremont Avenue, Los Altos, CA 94024
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Altos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-941-0680

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