Welcome to Willow Glen
Willow Glen is a highly sought-after residential neighborhood in San Jose with a bustling downtown. The neighborhood is centrally-located, enjoys easy access to highways 85/87/280, shopping district and is just a short drive away from downtown San Jose.
What to Love
- Numerous fine dining, shopping, and recreational options
- Tree-lined streets with a great mix of bungalows and contemporary homes
- Proximity to downtown San Jose
- Bustling downtown area
- Highly-rated schools
Willow Glen is best known for its tree-lined streets and you can expect to find downtown festivals such as art, wine, and cultural events to take place throughout the year.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Willow Glen offers residents and visitors a broad range of entertainment, dining, and shopping options.
Black Sheep Brasserie is an upscale restaurant that serves a mix of classic French and contemporary Californian cuisine. The restaurant's indoor dining area features murals, wooden floors and ceilings, and dimly lit chandeliers that exude a distinctive European ambiance. You can reserve the patio or indoor dining areas well in advance. Black Sheep Brasserie's rich menu includes popular dishes such as French onion soup, pork chops, grilled romaine salad, and duck breast. After a generous portion, you can select your favorite drink from their extensive wine library.
The Table is a rustic, chic restaurant that serves authentic American cuisine in the heart of Willow Glen. Key amenities at the establishment include outdoor seating and a full bar with crafted cocktails, beers, and wines. The restaurant's seasonal menu features savory dishes like braised beef cheeks, pork belly confit, and smoked salmon.
If you want to hang out and grab a glass of wine with friends in Willow Glen, the 20twenty cheese bar is a fantastic choice. The establishment features a wood-dominant space and serves wines and beers on taps. Dine al fresco in the patio area while sipping your favorite drink. The 20twenty cheese bar also serves an assortment of American favorites and allows you to host corporate meetings and private parties.
Braise is a chic restaurant that serves American specialties in Willow Glen. The restaurant boasts a serene atmosphere thanks to its ambient lighting and wooden, contemporary dining space. You can order your favorite cocktail from the spot's extensive list of craft cocktails.
Things to Do
Willow Glen's local venues, annual events, and festivals ensure that residents and travelers hardly run out of things to do.
Willow Glen Farmers Market is held every Saturday in Downtown Willow Glen. The event attracts hundreds of families who wish to support small businesses and purchase fresh local produce.
Downtown Willow Glen Wine Walk is a fantastic event held every three months. The event usually sees wine connoisseurs and wine lovers stroll and sip different wine varieties in downtown Willow Glen.
If you love barbeque, you will love the BBQ in the Glen—Willow Glen’s summer barbeque Competition. This is an annual competition where amateur and skilled barbeque teams compete for prizes. The event draws hundreds of spectators from San Jose and beyond.
SAP Center is a fantastic spot to hang out with friends and family. The venue ordinarily hosts arena football, figure skating competitions, hockey, and big-name concerts. You can expect a cheer-filled atmosphere on a night of sporting action.