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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 good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“tuna tataki” (2 reviews)
“baked brie” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
378 Santana Row, #1035, San Jose, CA 95128-2039
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Village wine bar is a super place to relax with wine and a light meal. I like to sit outside and enjoy really good appetizers and a nice wine, especially during hapoy hour before Santaba Row gets crazy. The atmosphere at the wine bar...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gelysemoore
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Don't you love business trips where a great meal is free? I was recently in Milpitas, California and the evening "meeting" was team-building at Village California Bistro and Wine Bar. I was with a group of fifteen business travelers hungry from a full day of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jeb6kids
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

What NOT to order at Village California Bistro: Paella. It was dry and the seafood was tasteless. The bread was good though...

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank herTRAVELstorey
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

It was a bit late after an all day helping our son moved into dorm. It was between Sino, Left Bank or local cuisine. I jumped for the local taste and look for local wine. Thinking small but end up w big ordered. Indeed all...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dharmadji5
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The restaurant looks very unassuming from the street, but it's my favorite place to go at Santana Row. The best thing to have is the tomato soup, and even better when part of the 3-course meal, which includes soup or salad, entree, and dessert.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 1wholoves2travel
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Thus place has an amazing array of libations.. I had a cocktail made of elderflower and it was slightly tangy with a twist of grapefruit, the lemon drop cocktail was equally delicious, and a flight of sparkles is always a good idea🍾We also got some...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Horrible food. We ordered Florentine Benedict and another brunch dish. Could barely eat it. Left within 15 minutes of find being served!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Somya C
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a light lunch. If the gnocchi is available, order it. Excellent sauce and more than just potato. And the battered octopus includes artichokes and onions in a tempura like batter. Will be returning.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gcruik
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Lots of restaurants to choose from at Santana Row but fi I can I go to this one. High quality food. Good service.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank GFInow
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Yes, including weekends! In the middle of Santana Row! Great wines and appetizers just $7 each. If you are a white wine drinker and want to try something new order a glass of Grüner Veltliner from Austria. This one could surprise you.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank evodkin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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