San Jose Bar and Grill

85 S. Second St, San Jose , CA
+1 408.286.2397
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Restaurants, Burger Joints, Bars, Lounge, Happy Hour / Game Nights
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Second Street Entertainment Reborn
San Jose Bar and Grill takes care of its patrons on all fronts, catering to the sports fan, the casual neighborhood bar drinker, the student, the after work crowd and the DJ-dancing night clubber. Located on the lively Second Street in downtown San Jose, this classic sports bar is a popular hangout for business gatherings and friends looking for a place to relax and unwind after work. Happy Hour runs Monday through Friday from 4 pm to 7 pm, and with a load of cheap drinks and eats, guests should be sure to come hungry and thirsty: Domestic drafts and bottles are only three dollars, all premium mixed drinks are a dollar off, and each night features a rotating menu of five dollar bar bites like sliders, mozzarella sticks, calamari and a zesty barbeque bacon burger.

When the sun sets, San Jose Bar and Grill heats up, transforming from a neighborhood sports bar into a spacious lounge. Thursday through Saturday nights a live local DJ spins everything from soul to hip-hop beats, while drink specials, a late-night menu and karaoke keep the lounge packed during the week. While San Jose Bar and Grill has spiced up its offerings and atmosphere, avid sports fans needn’t worry: The bar still features televisions mounted in each corner, and a large projection screen on the back wall broadcasts the biggest games. Do you have a special viewing request? Let the staff know and they’ll do their best to make sure your show is on.

Party Reservations and Bar Guarantee Packages

Finding the right place to host a party or celebration can be difficult, but San Jose Bar and Grill makes it easy by offering urban lounge-style areas available for private reservation. The front area boasts comfy couches next to the patio door, offering prime views of passers-by and quick access to the outdoors for smokers. The back area of this San Jose club has seating close to the dance floor and is great for larger groups. Birthdays, bachelor and bachelorette parties, wedding rehearsals and receptions, business mixers, corporate events and other social gatherings both large and small are easily accommodated by San Jose Bar and Grill, where guests can enjoy a lively downtown atmosphere as well as friendly service.

San Jose Bar and Grill offers bottle service, but partiers are sure to find the Bar Guarantee Packages to offer the best bang for the buck. Where bottle service limits the cocktail options, the Bar Guarantee Packages allow patrons to saunter up to the bar and order any cocktail they want. Bar Guarantee Packages and bottle service are available for parties of all kinds, sizes and budgetary restrictions, ensuring patrons a good time along with VIP guest-list privileges. A private host takes guests to a reserved seating area where the drinks and mixers never run dry. On busy weekend nights, these beverage packages guarantee guests can spend their time with friends instead of waiting at the bar.

Private Events and Catering Services
For holiday parties, business meetings and professional seminars, San Jose Bar and Grill opens its doors and welcomes private events. Rent out the whole bar for exclusive gatherings and enjoy private service and attention. With a full catering menu, events at San Jose Bar and Grill are sure to impress.

The chefs at San Jose Bar and Grill have created a simple but elegant reception menu for catered events. Three appetizer selections and one dessert list feature diverse offerings like tomato basil bruschetta, gorgonzola and grape salad, seasoned steak skewers, stuffed mushrooms and ice cream sundaes. Event planners can choose from one of four all-inclusive liquor packages, ranging from the standard beer and wine to a complete bar with premium mixed drinks. Whether looking to host an event at the bar itself or at another venue, San Jose Bar and Grill has the food and service to make any event a success.


Beer Pong has aspired to actual league championships, and San Jose Bar and Grill is the place to marvel at the phenomenon. Lots of televised sports are supplemented with grill food and live video mixing. -- Metro Bars & Clubs, June 16, 2010

2009 BEST OF SILICON VALLEY Reader Survey Winner - Second Place

Best Happy Hour

The ever-packed San Jose Bar and Grill, which made Second Street in downtown San Jose a hot spot, may have a bit of an identity crisis—it’s a little bit neighborhood bar, a huge-drawing sports bar and a dance club—but who cares because this loud and raucous local bar is all about having a good time.  The bar is smack dab in the middle of the joint (a bar in the round as it were) and the frenetic bartenders always make sure everybody’s glass is full. Slick DJs pump out the tunes nearly every night, Thursdays and Friday nights they feature Live Video Mixing as well as every Saturday and Sunday you can watch every football game College or NFL in crystal clear high definition.