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Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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33 E San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95113-2508
+1 408-294-6785
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Today
11:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 - 22:00
Tue - Wed 11:30 - 22:30
Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful evening on the patio. The service was excellent and the food was amazing. We enjoyed the beers also! I would definitely recommend this restaurant!

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Thank Phillip D
Rolling Hills Estates, California
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the menu. We ordered everything from the calamari appetizer to the turkey club. Probably would still be there if we didn't physically have to get up and track down our waitress after waiting for our first beer and then food. When we were ready to check out the waitress grabbed our bill, but forgot to process... More 

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Thank pvbadger
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was not good and the service was very slow. The waiter came by fairly quickly after we sat down but it took a really long time to deliver our drink order and quite a bit longer after that to get our food. Only then when he brought our food did he tell us that one of the things... More 

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Thank Claire D
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went to enjoy some of the beers in the menu only to find out many weren't available. Apparently out of season. Food was very good, service excellent. Central location and reasonably priced.

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Thank Tim H
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168 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Why do restaurants advertise that they do banquets, but deliver 20 dinners one by one over thirty minutes? The easiest one, soup, came out last. The food quality is average for brew pubs - much better is out there for sure.

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Thank williamblosser
Gilroy, California
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378 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is an interesting place to hangout. It starts about 5:30 with a business crowd suits and ties, but by around seven, the crowd converts to college students from nearby SJSU.

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Thank Norma W
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The food and beer was all very good. I had the salmon stuck with the Marzen. The service was great as well.

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Thank Jenny P
Liberty Township, Indiana
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The garlic fries were a great appetizer -- and I had one of the Lighter Pilsner beers, which was still as satisfying a beer as I remembered it when I had been there before. Our server was very attentive, considering she was going back and forth from quite a few tables -- and didn't miss a step, even though we... More 

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Thank Mary Ann N
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Although food is average, beers worth the visit and there are some good ones. Service is good and the patio is a great place to enjoy summer nights.

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Thank Matias P
Elk Grove, California
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Every item on the menu is a step above the norm. Had a hiccup with our order. Manager and server took care of us. When you make a mistake, own it and make it right. I love this restaurant!!

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Thank MyPalVal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Cuisine
American, Bar, Brew Pub, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?