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Specialty's Cafe & Bakery

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3399 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95054-2905
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05:30 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 05:30 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 18:00
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Sevierville
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Since the reopening in the Santa Clara square the location is nicer and so is the overall atmosphere. Unfortunatly the food quality is not the same anymore as it was previously. The BLT sandwich has no flavor, the bacon is just hard & chewy, not crispy. The breakfast egg & cheddar sandwich has cheddar not melted , jst looks like... More 

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Thank Beate H
Kansas City, Missouri
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

My wife, along with some of her co-workers, were hosting a small event, 50 people, at Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. on a Saturday morning. The arrangements they had made for a catered lunch fell through on Friday afternoon. Having been in the Silicon Valley on previous business trips she was familiar with this place, so she called them. She... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Had an excellent chicken salad sandwich called the "Napa Waldorf Chicken Salad." Has things in it that I wouldn't normally try....but I'm trying to shift my paradigms with food. The sandwich includes walnuts, apples, raisins and cranberry sauce. Interesting and delicious. I have been back for this already!

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San Jose, California
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154 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Great Turkey Sandwich! I feel that this place has great soup and sandwiches - pricing feels a little high but convenient locations, friendly staff and fast service.

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Thank Sonie S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Really fresh and good food. Good choices for vegetarians. The best part is order online and pick up on the time given. Very convenient.

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Thank khazana
Sacramento, California
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

Not good. very limited choices for breakfast and high prices- very noisy being on the main street- problem is that there are so few places to eat around here.

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Thank AngelaSac2015
San Jose, California
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391 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Speciality Cafe is on Bowers Avenue, right off Hwy 101 is an ideal place to grad a quick breakfast or bite to eat, if you are in Santa Clara area. The place is fairly large, with indoor and outdoor seating, offers a large choice of food, small eats, coffee, tea pastry, breakfast sandwich's. Would recommend if in the area.....

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Thank Rod B
San Francisco, California
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128 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

Happy to find this Specialty's as I was staying at the Santa Clara Marriott. Walked over and had a great coffee, egg sandwich, and relaxed in this large comfortable restaurant. I do love Specialty's...

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San Jose, California
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258 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015

Speciality Cafe on Bowers Ave, near Hwy 101 is an ideal place to have business meetings if you are in Santa Clara. The place is reasonably large, lots of indoor and outdoor seating, offers a large choice of food, small eats, coffee, tea. Acceptable service. If you are looking for a place to have a business meeting, this is the... More 

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Thank JupiterNine
Singapore
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

The place serves my favorite, Peet's coffee with mix variety of sandwiches, croissants and quiches. Love the three cheese spinach quiche which is cheesy but not overwhelming, must try for cheese lovers. The spinach croissant is crisp and fluffy too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 18:00
Monday
05:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 19:00
Thursday
05:30 - 19:00
Friday
05:30 - 19:00
Saturday
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3399 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95054-2905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara

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