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Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
33 E San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95113-2508
+1 408-294-6785
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good44%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“garlic fries” (19 reviews)
“kobe burger” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 E San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95113-2508
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was there for a business meeting Sept 2017 - great casual atmosphere. VERY nice & helpful employees. Food was yummy. Looking forward to a return visit. Love the outdoor seating and pet friendly!

Thank LSMT14
Reviewed 17 October 2017

As a German I have to say the food wasn't real German. But a good American adaptation. And it tasted really good! Friendly staff!

Thank uwisser
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I just had my birthday here with a bunch of friends and I can say the food was fantastic, the atmosphere was great, and the root beer was surprisingly good. I got the Kobe burger and it was very good. The bacon added the perfect...More

Thank Anthony O
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Wow, Happy Hour at 3:00. Except it's in the bar area only. Tiny print somewhere. So we ate in the dining area. Two burgers, garlic fries, and two cold Marzen beers. The end of summer promotion got me in and my prize was $4.00 off...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

It is inexcusable for a restaurant to have such proximity to the great culinary traditions of San Francisco and to deliver such lackluster mediocrity.

Thank Writerchef
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I am always trying new brewery around, so I wanted to try this one. The food was overcooked for all of us, and the service very slow. The waitress was friendly, but nothing more. It is interesting to discover new beers, but I won't come...More

Thank pbozzoli
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Travelling for business and a conference in June. We wanted something a little lighter than the heavy meals earlier in the week. We walked in and asked to be seated outside. The host asked if had ever been to the restaurant before, and we said...More

Thank WI_bronzed
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The pot stickers and the shrimp artichoke dip with the small slices of garlic bread and pita chips are the BEST! The gastro burger was okay. Fries good. Cider, delicious.

Thank I_See_the_World_Now
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere to catch up with friends Good service, large portion sizes with an extensive drink menu list Not ideal for a romantic meal but a great a place for socialising

Thank Geoff P
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Came for a get-together during a conference. Fairly noisy, had to yell over the din to be heard leading to temporary hoarseness. The place was spacious and had a lot of tables so we could network with other folks in town for a conference. The...More

Thank DSpaceNine
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14 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
We were there for lunch, so it was quite subdued. I don't know how things are at night, but I would be cautious about excessive noise with a 7 month old.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 E San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95113-2508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-294-6785
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