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San Jose Best Brunch Restaurants

The most versatile—and decadent—meal of the week, brunch with family and friends is a great way to enjoy gourmet food on a laid-back weekend. Linger over strawberry waffles, have a hearty starter of an omelet with crispy bacon, sip a glass of Champagne, or dive into a succulent plate of crabs' legs. Anything goes at this not-quite-breakfast, not-quite-lunch event. We've done the legwork for you, so just sit back, relax, and search our list of the best brunch restaurants in San Jose.


El Amigo Mexican
7090 Santa Teresa Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95139
This family-owned restaurant in a south San Jose strip mall serves up better-than-average, home-cooked classics. More...

The Fountain Restaurant Coffee Shop
Quick Bite
The Fairmont San Jose
170 S. Market St.
San Jose, CA 95113
Enjoy a casual classic---a cheeseburger, fries and a milkshake---at this upscale hotel. More...

La Foret French
Dining Room at La Foret, San Jose, CA 21747 Bertram Rd.
San Jose, CA 95120
La ForĂȘt, set in an historically significant building overlooking a creek, serves fine country French cuisine. More...

LB Steak Steakhouse
Dining Room at LB Steak, San Jose, CA Santana Row
334 Santana Row, Ste. 1000
San Jose, CA 95128
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Roland Passot's steakhouse on Santana Row delivers prime steak, fine food and accessible wines in a stylish setting. More...

Left Bank French
Dining Room at Left Bank, San Jose, CA Santana Row
377 Santana Row, Ste. 1100
San Jose, CA 95128
Renowned chef Roland Passot's lively brasserie is ideal for traditional country French cuisine with a modern, creative twist. More...

Palacio Restaurant Latin American
115 N. Santa Cruz Ave.
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Latin cuisine and a lively bar scene in downtown Los Gatos. More...

Verge Eclectic
Toll House Hotel
140 S. Santa Cruz Ave.
Los Gatos, CA 95030

A spacious bar and energetic menu beckon at this stylish destination with indoor and al fresco seating. More...

VILLAGE California Bistro & Wine Bar Wine Bar
Santana Row
378 Santana Row, Ste. 1035
San Jose, CA 95128
Varied, seasonal menus accented by a diverse and extensive wine list. More...

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