Looking to uncover all that Willow Glen has to offer? Get to know this San Jose neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a salon to a pizzeria.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Willow Glen, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. My Stylist Salon
Topping the list is hair salon My Stylist Salon. Located at 840 Willow St., Suite A200, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting five stars out of 788 reviews on Yelp.
Services offered include balayage, full color treatments, root touch-ups, blowouts, stylings and more.
2. Bibo's NY Pizza
Next up is Bibo's NY Pizza, a spot to score pizza, situated at 1431 Bird Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 944 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
On the menu, you'll find specialty pizzas like the Classic Combo with mushrooms, olives, green bell peppers, pepperoni and Italian sausage; the Pesto Please with chicken breast strips and garlic; and the Slice of Heaven with bacon, fire-roasted tomatoes and basil.
3. Souvlaki's Greek Skewers
Greek and Mediterranean spot Souvlaki's Greek Skewers is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 577 W. Alma Ave., 4.5 stars out of 889 reviews.
The restaurant serves up signature dishes like the Souvlaki plate, which comes with three meat skewers, tomatoes, onions and tzatziki sauce on pita. A variety of sandwiches are also on offer, as well as side orders of calamari, zucchini fries and hummus.
4. Bloom Boutique
Check out Bloom Boutique, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 662 reviews on Yelp. You can find the makeup artist, eyelash service and skincare spot at 1366 Lincoln Ave.
The boutique offers services like lash extensions, lash lifts, facials, airbrush tanning, waxing and more.
5. Capelli Couture Salon
Finally, there's Capelli Couture Salon, a local favorite with five stars out of 151 reviews. Stop by 1044 Lincoln Ave. to hit up the hairstylist and makeup artist spot, which offers hair extensions and more, next time you're in the neighborhood.
"Our stylists are up to date with the latest trends and styles in hair and makeup. We host stylist training classes at least once every two months. Education is important to our ever-changing industry," according to the salon's website.
Aside from hair cuts, coloring and styling, the salon also sells popular hair products like Ouidad, Soma Hair Technology, Brazilian Blowout and more.