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Rookies Sports Lodge

1535 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-5355
+1 408-445-2121
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
7 Nov 2017
“Sports Bar”
8 Jun 2017
“Top Sports Bar”
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Bar, Pub, American
1535 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-5355
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

It is what it is. It is a Sports Bar with good food, lovely crowds, lots of people. Typical sports bar that is clean and good for tourists staying at local hotels or at convention center.

Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Great food and friendly people. There's outside seating and a huge number of tv's. The food was excellent and so was beer.

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 9 June 2017

A great choice for games. They turn on the sound, and if it is a Bay Area team, the crowd will be involved in the game. Watched Game 3 of the Warriors-Cavaliers Finals at Rookies. . Could not have picked a better location. The food...More

Thank Jayorbon
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here on a recommendation the other day after a really long day of work with a bunch of volunteers. I did not disappoint. The food was much better than standard pub grub. And the service was great. Easy parking, we even had...More

Thank Josh A
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I've marked this place with 3 not because of food which is very good (I love the Argentinian-style skirt stake) but because of the service. I know during St Patrick's day the city is full but tables was only partially occupied. Food came faster than...More

Thank Matias P
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Downtown San José needed a true sports bar venue and got in the old Billy Berks restaurant on South 1st Street. Spacious layout with huge beer tap setup in middle. Good menu with house specialties like bbq ribs and a mouth watering giant 38 ounce...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We were traveling through the area on the way to wine country, and wanted to stop and catch the Patriots and Jets game. The restaurant was busy with lots of different games going on but we were given good seats with a great view of...More

Thank cpieper
Reviewed 22 April 2015

On a recent business trip to San Jose I randomly found Rookies. I was staying downtown but heard great things and wanted to watch the Warriors play so I was willing to take a cab. The ride only took about 6 minutes which was great....More

Thank topher s
Reviewed 17 January 2015

The girls who take orders and serve drinks were very nice and service was good. The owner was extremely rude when he decided not to honor a small gift certificate for a large party because he said the previous owner issued the certificate. I told...More

2  Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed 18 November 2013

A sports bar in the former location of a pizza parlor. Food of the type suitable for watching sports--build your own burger, other sandwiches, salads, appetizers, nachos, etc. Numerous bottled beers to choose from served by the glass or pitcher. The burger meat is the...More

Thank John O
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1535 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-5355
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-445-2121
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