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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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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good47%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“tuna tataki” (2 reviews)
“baked brie” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
378 Santana Row, #1035, San Jose, CA 95128-2039
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made a reservation for Saturday night and we were seated without much of a wait. We each ordered wine (I had a flight and my husband a glass), one appetizer, two entrees and one dessert. I really enjoyed the filet of sole and my husband...More

Thank TulaKitty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with my family yesterday to try it out for the first time. Usually places have happy hour and lunch menus but for us it was combined with VERY LIMITED choices. We stood around to try a new location the mushroom pizza was great but...More

Thank Victor B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was excellent with a good selection. Lots of comfort food. But, the bill was about $110 for two people each having one glass of wine. I thought it was expensive given the setting. It is on The Row, but the inside of the...More

Thank NanRichter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the tuna tataki here recently - really nice dish though did find myself getting a bit irritated trying to pick up the kohlrabi slaw - just found it a bit awkward to eat! Really tasty nonetheless, and a great dish if you’re after a...More

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 1 February 2018

I've been going to this restaurant for a long time. It is slipping though. I went here with 3 colleagues last month for dinner and discussion. Two of us arrived a little early and got a drink at the bar. The bartender didn't know how...More

Thank Alana F
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I have visited this place every 2 months or so for the last 2 yrs. Location is great on Santana Row, they have great outdoor seating - great for a party of two! The wine is always great and they switch their wines on the...More

Thank johannajaakola
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We dined at 9pm and the restaurant was busy. I understand the waiter was proberbly very busy but the service was extra slow. The waiter took 15 minutes to approach our table to order drinks. He then only took my husbands drink order and rushed...More

Thank Kristie F
Reviewed 1 September 2017

It is so sad that the service was probably the worst I have experienced in a very long time. So sad, because the food was excellent. I feel bad for the chef who is working hard in the kitchen, preparing creative dishes with fresh local...More

Thank kpenning
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Four of us walked in for an early dinner. The house Cabernet was great. I had the pulled pork. A nice preparation well browned , pinto beans, some plantin slices, and pickled onions. My companion had beef rib tips, which were excellent . Another had...More

Thank O7011TOthomasc
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Great place to eat on Santana Row. We went with our big family group and found something that satisfied everyone. the service was excellent - fast, attentive, and happy to take pictures of us. The Twice Pulled Pork and the Ravioli were special favorites. Highly...More

Thank Cstrasser
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Restaurant Details

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