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John's XLNT Foods

1238 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3003
+1 408-998-1440
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good48%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“lamb chops” (3 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Greek, Italian
$$ - $$$
1238 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3003
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

My wife and I had brunch there after attending an event in Willow Glen. The menu was varied so that I could have breakfast while she had lunch. I had the Olympia Scramble and Pancakes which were quite good! My wife had the gyro salad...More

Thank ColonelLarrySanJose
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

This establishment has some ‘original joe’s’ practicality to it. Simple ingredients and let it taste for itself. There are mostly locals here and older, and there is a reason for this. It works. Eggs over easy were cooked to perfection. Staff is friendly but not...More

Thank YOropeza53
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

I tried the Cobb Salad and it was wonderful. Bacon, eggs, feta, tomato, chicken, avocado. Completed with Greek lemon soup to die for.

Thank Scuffy13
Reviewed January 3, 2018

First let me say...It may seem a little pricey but you get soup or salad, as much fresh hot bread as you ask for and if you chat up the staff they are very friendly. With that said I love the lamb chops, the greek...More

Thank Audrey P
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Their lemon soup is the best soup on the planet. I have to be honest it was about a year ago that I was in San Jose and I did not do a TripAdvisor for them then. But somebody was asking about the best soup...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed September 13, 2017

A great place for home cooked meals. Greek lemon soup is great. Fillet of sole is one of their favorites. Service is OK. You can't go wrong at John's. Only drawback is the parking is not plentiful.

Thank JIMMYH7777
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

As a Greek professional Chef , It Was a great surprise to visit this place with my family and taste all these super tasty food ! The chef and the owners of the restaurant they really know what an excellent Greek hospitality is and I...More

Thank Pagpap
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Friendly Staff, Extensive Menu, Tasty Selections, Reasonable Prices, Great Service with a bustling atmosphere so bring your family and friends for some delightful fare.

Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

John's is a tradition in Willow Glen. The son took over and has done a nice job. The menu is extensive and has lots to offer. The potions are generous and the staff friendly. Parking can be tricky park across the street in the lot......More

Thank m r
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Downtown Willow Glen family restaurant. Large menu, so many great dishes. Great lemon soup is really good.

Thank sheila l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1238 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-998-1440
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