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Paper Plane

$$ - $$$American, ,
72 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113-2406
+1 408-713-2625
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Had drinks only... What a selection!!!”
4 weeks ago
“Very good”
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
72 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113-2406
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for after dinner drinks - best booze selection I have ever seen... Did not eat so not opinion there but go for the drinks.

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I liked this place. It was a bit on the higher end scale. The bottle selection on the wall is impressive and the staff knows how to use it. While pricey it is a good visit when from out of town.

Thank George S
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I like such places: - minimalist setup, no wait staff, lots of standing space - delicious cocktails, an awesome whisky collection - delicious snacks from the menu (try the chicharrones or the crack wings) Went there once, liked it so much that went right back...More

Thank whoisvaibhav
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Even with the 2 by 2 matrix that is intended to help you select a cocktail, it is a challenge to select one. Truthfully, the Silicon Valley table isn’t that helpful. A conversation with one of the helpful bartenders is a better way to identify...More

Thank Alan304
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Absolutely one of our favorite places for a date night. It is mostly a nice, quiet bar. Exceptionally knowledgeable bartenders who can prescribe any drink, even if you just tell them your likes and dislikes. Just a nice place and we've been there many times...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I stopped by to kill time before meeting a friend. Huge selection of liquors covering a very high was behind the bar. Great exposed brick. I had an arsenic and old lace cocktail. I find most cocktails are too sweet and I asked the bartender...More

Thank robertinSJ
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Best sliders I had in San Jose so far. The Brüssel Sprouts are fingerlickin good, too. Super fast, skilled and friendly bartenders, very big choice of decent rums and whiskeys. Good music, too! It’s very noisy there when full, but stepping out every so often...More

Thank Friedemann W
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This is a hot spot now, so go early, or you will wait. Great service, they want to be the place to go, and they are executing. Good job.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Paper Plane is the Wailing Wall for liquor aficionados. During our business trip to San Jose, this was our favorite bar, hands-down. Thoughts that come to mind: -Excellent hand-crafted cocktails. Some of the best I've had. If you don't know what you want, the bartenders...More

Thank Cameron K
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped by last night, loved the drink menu. It took us a while to order, but only because there were so many options. Very large space, works great for large groups. Bartenders were very helpful and quick to grab drinks. Did not disappoint, we...More

Thank megbergman
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113-2406
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-713-2625
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