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Alicia's Cafe

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14408 Union Ave, San Jose, CA 95124
+1 408-559-0810
09:00 - 21:00
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Los Gatos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate at Alicia's Restaurant located in the Cambrian Park Plaza Shopping Center in San Jose. We found again authentic Mexican food, friendly service, and great drinks. I like the shredded beef tacos. We go back often!

Thank Robert D
Los Gatos, California
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284 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I like Alicia's because the food is not 'dumbed down' Mexican. The salsa has flavor and a bit of heat; the chile rellenos have plenty of chile and enough cheese and egg batter to coat and be fluffy but not bread-y; and the enchiladas taste like the ones my Mexican aunts used to make in their east Los Angeles homes... More 

Thank VWriter
Los Gatos, California
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120 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

My wife and I ate at Alicia’s on Friday, October 28, 2016 with another couple. We went for their authentic Mexican food and casual atmosphere. The staff was very friendly, the service excellent, and our food delicious including even the complementary chips and salsa. I had the shredded beef tacos which were great. There is an outdoor patio too. The... More 

Thank Robert D
Hyderabad, India
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60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Good place if you are looking for some good Mexican food. I'd say the I liked outside seating better at this place.

Thank TrippSavy
San Jose, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

If I could give 0 stars I would. I have been going to Alicia's for over 20 years and have been very loyal even though under new owner ship the food and service are horrible. We go because it's convenient and has night outdoor patio. However, The last 3 times I have been there the whole experience was awful. The... More 

Thank laurieh95124
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180 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

I Love Mexican food and used to love the food at Alicia's Café, particularly the cicerones. However the quality and taste of the food had dropped significantly. I will not return.

1 Thank TJFLG42
san jose
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

This little gem is tucked away inside a shopping center. There are tables outside in the courtyard. Our service was fantastic. Food was good. I personally feel it is on the overly salted side and my chile verde burrito had some chunks of fat which wasn't so appealing. A bit too much rice and not enough meat inside the burrito... More 

1 Thank terri v
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

The welcoming feeling I got was like walking into my parents home. The food was plentiful and delicious. I only wish their bar was a little longer for more seating.

Thank Robert A
Campbell, California
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181 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2014

My wife and I were out doing a bit of Christmas shopping. We wanted a fairly quick lunch before heading out to do more shopping so we chose Alicia's Cafe which was near where the kids store we were shopping in. We were very pleased - I had a "wet" burrito (which means served with sauce on top) but my... More 

Thank Monte D
San Jose, California
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30 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2012

Sum it up in two words, NO QUALITY!!! Whether you're talking food service cleanliness or atmosphere.

3 Thank motoair1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14408 Union Ave, San Jose, CA 95124
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-559-0810

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