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The 9 Best American Restaurants Near Santa Clara

Updated: October 6, 2021

Looking for the best American restaurants in Santa Clara? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Santa Clara eateries below.

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The Happy Hooligans

American, Santa ClaraAmericanSanta Clara
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Grub Burger Bar

American, $$, Santa ClaraAmerican, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

American, $$$$, Santa ClaraAmerican, $$$$Santa Clara
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

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BurgerIM Burger Bar

American, $$, Santa ClaraAmerican, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Armadillo Willy's BBQ

American, $$, Santa ClaraAmerican, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Smoke Eaters

New American, $, Santa ClaraNew American, $Santa Clara
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

Sizzler - Santa Clara

American, $$, Santa ClaraAmerican, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0
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Last Chance Restaurant

Pizza, $$, Santa ClaraPizza, $$Santa Clara
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Black Sheep Brasserie

French, $$$, San JoseFrench, $$$San Jose, Willow Glen
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zumper

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  • Eater

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How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Santa Clara. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Santa Clara and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater, Zumper and Three Best Rated had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - Where to Eat Near Levi's Stadium, Zumper - 10 Must-Try Restaurants In San Jose and Three Best Rated - Best Steak Houses in Santa Clara. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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