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The 4 best breakfast and brunch spots in San Jose

The Table | Photo: Chris N./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on March 17, 2020.

Looking for a delicious breakfast and brunch meal near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top breakfast and brunch spots around San Jose, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.

San Jose-area shoppers usually spend more in the winter at restaurants than any other season of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses get more customers. The average amount spent per customer transaction at San Jose-area restaurants grew to $35 for the metro area in the winter of last year, 1% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. City Diner

Photo: City Diner /Yelp

First on the list is City Diner. Located at 2951 Monterey Road, Suite 10 in Fairgrounds, the diner, traditional American and breakfast and brunch spot is the highest-rated breakfast and brunch restaurant in San Jose, boasting four stars out of 348 reviews on Yelp.

2. The Table

photo: katherine c./yelp

Next up is North Willow Glen's The Table, situated at 1110 Willow St. With four stars out of 2,856 reviews on Yelp, the New American breakfast and brunch spot, offering eggs Benedict and more, has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Rose Cafe & Donuts

photo: eric l./yelp

West San Jose's Rose Cafe & Donuts, located at 994 Saratoga Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the breakfast and brunch spot, which offers doughnuts and sandwiches, 4.5 stars out of 929 reviews.

4. iJava Cafe

Photo: ijava cafe/Yelp

iJava Cafe, a downtown cafe, which offers crepes, toasts and breakfast bowls, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 588 Yelp reviews. Head over to 387 Delmas Ave. to see for yourself.


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