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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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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good45%
  • Average28%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“garlic fries” (21 reviews)
“burger” (14 reviews)
“sliders” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
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 192 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group stopped here after leaving an event at the arena, since there is not many restaurants around our hotel. Food was ok, not the best GB food I have had, but not bad. Service was good.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Had dinner here with business associates before a hockey game. Varied menu with good appetizers and drinks. Service was a little slow but the restaurant was busy. Food was good but not memorable.

Thank Shannydog
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped for dinner and it was tasty! Asiago garlic fries were of course amazing. Got sirloin with seasonal veggies and it was all great!

Thank Gina M
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

My friends and I visited Gordon Biersch on a Saturday afternoon. Restaurant was busy and service was slow. Even with that in mind, I would still return. Menu was quite extensive with some German dishes, (bratwurst sliders and spatzle mushrooms) and of course, it has...More

Thank Travelingpat2013
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We selected this restaurant for dinner, since it appealed to most members of our group. We were initially amused by the specialty menu they had for the convention in town, but largely, our amusement with the evening ended there. The waiter seemed unfamiliar with their...More

1  Thank GrayKitten
Reviewed 8 December 2017

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 6 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 21 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 7 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
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Questions & Answers
13 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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
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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