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Cafe Stritch

€€ - €€€American, , Cafe
374 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113-2803
+1 408-280-6161
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
21 Sep 2018
“Great bar, restaurant, and music venue with indoor/outdoor seating in downtown San Jose, CA”
30 Aug 2018
“Good place”
Closed Now
American, Bar, Cafe, Contemporary
€€ - €€€
374 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113-2803
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

They have great jazz here and a good selection of beers and craft cocktails. Lots of indoor and outdoor seating. You can sit upstairs and downstairs. Great place to meet friends and have some good cocktails.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RhettL905
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Amazing night scene and a great place to chill after a long night.Live jazz music venue with good food, awesome drinks, and excellent service thrown in.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Come to support live music, comedy, and to chill with friends. The food is surprisingly delicious and drinks are great.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Adriennella2000
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful jazz three times a week with excellent food at reasonable prices. Real buzz here. Children welcome.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank aberdeenjohn
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Café Stritch is a music place, set up for band, which I didn't hear as I finished too early both times. Relaxed friendly atmosphere and good food. Ribs are Good

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Mo_DaW171
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Amazing tomato soup, great beers, great music, great crowd. French fries are not the best in the planet but other than that, this place rocks!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Alicia A
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We picked this place from the Marriot's list of local less expensive places to eat around. We walked over, and found it busy (it WAS Friday night) and loud, tables not cleaned, not able to easily figure out what we needed to do. But nearly...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 16 April 2017

In more ways than one, this is a great "taste" of San Jose. The atmosphere, the food, and the staff all give the classic neighborhood vibe. Every night is a different style of local live entertainment. Tasty hand-crafted burgers and friendly bar staff made this...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Tom M
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Cafe Stritch has been attracting better and better music bands/artists over the years. They have even added to their menu. This place has great ambience with its exposed brick wall and first-come-first served seating. What I love: excellent music many days of the weeks, adequate...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank InformedDecision
Reviewed 13 March 2017

great place for a drink and some jazz, the food is okay, orders need to be made at the bar, which was not really clear for me. many local regulars. although they are called a cafe, they don't serve coffee

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank LqF00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Bar, Cafe, Contemporary
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 374 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113-2803
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-280-6161
Casual dining. full bar, and world-class jazz club.
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