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John's XLNT Foods

1238 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3003
+1 408-998-1440
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Greek, Italian
$$ - $$$
1238 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3003
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Their lemon soup is the best soup on the planet. I have to be honest it was about a year ago that I was in San Jose and I did not do a TripAdvisor for them then. But somebody was asking about the best soup...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A great place for home cooked meals. Greek lemon soup is great. Fillet of sole is one of their favorites. Service is OK. You can't go wrong at John's. Only drawback is the parking is not plentiful.

Thank JIMMYH7777
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

As a Greek professional Chef , It Was a great surprise to visit this place with my family and taste all these super tasty food ! The chef and the owners of the restaurant they really know what an excellent Greek hospitality is and I...More

Thank Pagpap
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Friendly Staff, Extensive Menu, Tasty Selections, Reasonable Prices, Great Service with a bustling atmosphere so bring your family and friends for some delightful fare.

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

John's is a tradition in Willow Glen. The son took over and has done a nice job. The menu is extensive and has lots to offer. The potions are generous and the staff friendly. Parking can be tricky park across the street in the lot......More

Thank m r
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Downtown Willow Glen family restaurant. Large menu, so many great dishes. Great lemon soup is really good.

Thank sheila l
Reviewed 7 October 2016

John's is now called John's of Willow Glen. It has been here for many years and has always offered good food at a good price. John and his family are of Greek descent, and Greek food is the highlight of the menu, although everything is...More

Thank California88
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A colleague of my spouse had called us to join him for a late brunch on a Sunday afternoon. Our friend ordered a salad with the lemon/chicken soup, my spouse ordered the crab cake benedict, and I ordered a spinach omelette with melted swiss/cheddar cheese...More

Thank EdUrias
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Since being in Willow Glen area on business, have visited John's several times and have not been disappointed. Clearly this is where many locals hang out, but the food is good and servers tend to treat you like family (in a good way!). Try setting...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Eggs Benedict is delicious! The best thing about this dish is that a variety of Benedict's are offered -- like crab cake Benedict, smoked salmon Benedict, Canadian bacon Benedict, etc. Try them all. You will NOT have better Hollandaise Sauce anywhere! It has a...More

Thank dianebE9842XX
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1238 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-998-1440
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