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Harry's Hofbrau

€€ - €€€American, German,
390 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-1324
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (14 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (12 reviews)
“stuffing” (7 reviews)
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American, German, Bar, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
390 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-1324
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Cafeteria style - long lines at times but moves at a reasonable pace. Try the classic flavor of turkey dinners or the quite cheesy turkey enchiladas. Extensive menu choices. My preferred beers tend to run out & not be refilled. Alcohol is 30 percent less...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Had a friends reunion here last night. We ate in the bar...my sisters advised me not to eat here. But I was meeting classmates from 50 yrs ago. You get in a buffet line and order from the counter. A variety of roasted meats, including...More

Thank Jfocht
Reviewed 2 December 2017

For my husband's birthday I took him to Harry's Hofbrau. We had come here about a year ago and that's where he wanted to return in lieu of a birthday party, so off we went. He had beef stew and noodles, plus an enormous turkey...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We have going to Harry's for many years. They have the best turkey dinners in the area. My daughter had the open face turkey sandwich which she loved. She also had the pumpkin cheese cake which was very good too. Lines are long, but the...More

Thank Doreen L
Reviewed 12 November 2017

There are daily specials...typically 3 or 4 items... which are well known by regulars that span the gastronomic spectrum (I am not kidding). And always available are the perennial favorites...'carvery' sandwiches, 'hot open-faced' sandwiches and full dinners with choices of turkey, chicken, roast or corned...More

Thank HikingLee
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

A great place to be and that have an excellent service and crew. A great place also for big party. All their food are freshly prepared everyday with different variety to choose from. They also have bar for drinkers which serve varieties of different alcohols....More

Thank Yolanda M
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a restaurant German in origin, but serving lots of American food. It's an old fashioned cafeteria style set-up but is very inviting and comfortable inside. There is a lot of seating space and one could easily bring a large group here or a...More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Great price for good food. We were able to get a table away from the crowd and had a lovely talk with our friends. One of the severs was so kind. He paid attention to our needs, asked us if we needed refills and cleared...More

Thank blessingmead0w
Reviewed 19 August 2017

These types of restaurants are few and far between. Not many left. Sure glad this one has survived. Nothing better that waiting in a long line to slide you tray along the numerous choices you have. As your in line the anticipation grows the smells...More

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

There's a Harry's in Sacramento so when I found out there was a Harry's in San Jose I had to go just to compare. I took a buddy of mine who's never been to a Harry's before. As usual the food is served cafeteria style...More

Thank Leo L
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Leland S
28 May 2017|
Response from Leland S |
Do you have shrimp salads
Linda N
13 August 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
In addition to the ones listed above, there might be seasonal sides. Your best bet is to call Harry's to see what is offered that day/week.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 390 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-1324
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 408-243-0434
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