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  • A view of the renovated historic Willow Glen sign on Lincoln Avenue at The Table restaurant on Lincoln, the main drag.
  • A view down Lincoln, Willow Glen's main drag, showing Aqui and the historic Garden Theatre sign.
  • A view of the exterior of Susie Cakes, The Source and The Table

Willow Glen

Discover why downtown Willow Glen is known as “San Jose’s Local Treasure.” With historic homes and charming tree-lined streets, Willow Glen is the perfect way to spend an afternoon browsing shops or dining at a sidewalk cafe.

people walking on the downtown strip of Willow Glen


The quiet and beautiful avenues lead to a bustling and lively walk featuring delicious restaurants and family-friendly shops. Grab a delicious brunch and a mimosa at The Table before heading to the charming Powell’s to indulge in your chocolate desires. Then, browse through an incredible selection of eclectic shops including Hicklebee’s, the local landmark children’s bookstore. Don’t be surprised when you find some treasures of your own. Another local favorite is Bertucelli’s La Villa Delicatessen, which specializes in handmade ravioli, sandwiches and desserts.

fried chicken
The Table


Plan your visit around the time Willow Glen has its annual summer festival, Dancin’ on the Avenue, featuring local wines, musicians and food. Not only will you have a toe-tapping good time, but you’ll also get to experience the diversity and delicacies of San Jose!


Local Favorites

The Source counter and shelves

The Source Willow Glen

Plant-based foods have never taste better.

pasta with meatball

Bertucelli's La Villa Delicatessen

Their handmade ravioli is better than your grandma's!