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Firehouse No.1

69 N. San Pedro St., San Jose, CA 95113
408-287-6969
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Ranked #13 of 1,913 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
Description: Firehouse No. 1 Bar & Grill is a outstanding San Jose destination when you're looking for great food, delicious drinks, and friendly people. Gastro pub quality fare made from scratch in addition to impressive daily specials. A vast and well stocked bar that includes hand crafted cocktails in addition to draft and bottle beers, and select wines. Be sure to participate in the occasional whole bar sing-alongs, or cheer the bartenders on as they prepare exotic flaming drinks and smash bottles behind the bar. Lots of LCD screens when there is a sporting event or Sharks game - or just digital flames all around late at night. Open from 11AM until 2AM weekdays with happy hour from 3pm to 7pm. On weekends, open from 4PM until 2AM. We have full table service both inside and on the patio. Patio heaters when its cold.
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Fresno, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

The pork belly sliders were delicious and a nice introduction to brussel sprouts. A very easy walk from the SAP center or convenient public parking with restaurant validation. Service was great and enjoyable atmosphere for conversation and relaxation.

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Sacramento, California, Usa
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156 reviews 156 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Located in the heart of the San Pedro. Small on the outside but definitely fills the space and patrons well. Host, wait, and bar staff are prompt with friendly acknowledgement. Service is offered efficiently from orders to delivery. Food comes out hot and extremely efficiently. Wait for food was rare. Portion sizes are filling and flavorful. Good rotating craft beer... More

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Seattle
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653 reviews 653 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I think they are trying but they have a ways to go. Cool pub ambiance with a very nice outdoor seating area. Decent service with friendly staff. I order a beer. They don't have it. I order a wine. They don't have it. I order a main. They don't have it. After the second occurrence I get concerned about how... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Super friendly staff , a very diverse menu with an array of choices to please everyone. We started with a selection of beers and Hot Brie with apricot preserve along with the smoked meat plate . Dinner was great and not rushed . Will be returning again soon

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Oroville, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is our first time at the firehouse, my wife and I shared the wings and mac-n-cheese. So Good!!!! Excellent service, great location for people watching!

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Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Stopped in for an early dinner. Good but not huge selection of beer. The beer menu hits all the major points, from Pilsners to Stouts. They seem to push the cocktail menu pretty hard, but didn't try any of those. Got some wings and mac and cheese. Both were outstanding. The use a Mediterranean spice rub on the wings and... More

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San Jose, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been impressed by the quality of the food you can get here, it really lives up being called a gastropub. Add a good selection of craft beer to your food pairing and you get a meal that has kept me coming back.

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Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Wings, Mac & Cheese with bacon , and pork belly sliders. Great service in downtown San Jose. The dring are great and priced accordingly.

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I did not like this place one bit and i hate how much the prices are. One thing though, sitting outside was a great experience. I tried to order the drinks and they were as bad as it gets especially the cosmo cocktail....Not the best... About the food, it was great so i cannot complain. The location is also excellent,... More

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Everett, WA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Had to try the GastroPub for a second time to ensure it wasn't a fluke. Beet tartare and their scrumptuous wings and our son had a steak. Normally, I don't order wings, but these were tossed in a coriander/chipotle seasoning -- not greasy or overly sauced. We had to order a second appetizer! The service was excellent, attentive and clever.... More

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Address: 69 N. San Pedro St., San Jose, CA 95113
Phone Number: 408-287-6969
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
Cuisine: American

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