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Harry's Hofbrau

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390 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA
408-243-0434
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 23
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    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food very good, good price, but cafeteria style

Advantages: - The food is very good. - The portion size is large. - The cost is very reasonable. - If you like meat, this is the place for you. - Restaurant seating area is very large - and the decor is nice. - I was there for an event from 5:15 - 9:15 - and there was always a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
tinaNtravel
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San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Advantages: - The food is very good. - The portion size is large. - The cost is very reasonable. - If you like meat, this is the place for you. - Restaurant seating area is very large - and the decor is nice. - I was there for an event from 5:15 - 9:15 - and there was always a... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Harry's is a great place to stop in for the occasional open faced hot turkey sandwich, which is one of my favorites (complete with extra gravy). When feeling adventurous, one can opt for one of their dinner specials -- typically things like Lasagna, Roast Beef, Stroganoff, or Turkey a la King (over rice). I've been showing up here for years... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been going to Harry's for years. They have good food and reasonable prices. Hard to find parking on the weekends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I'm a sucker for these places, giant turkeys in front. Heavy on meat and fat but you really go for the experiences. The food is okay but it's so much fun!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Fun, tasty and very filling. A throw back to cafeteria style dining. We all have eaten at places like this but forgot they still exist. Bring the kids, I dare you to not find something everyone likes. Desserts are great too!

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Los Banos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

I'm Irish, and must say that if you want THE best Cornbeef &Cabbage Dinner in the Bay Area, you have to visit Harry's Hofbrau! Many other choices are available with a great variety to choose of beers to select in a great Dinnig setting. One of my favorite Dinning Choices! Enjoy!

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We stopped in for lunch and were surprised at the selection. From salads to turkey with mashed potatoes and stuffing to homemade soups, this place has it all. And each dish is delicious. The desserts are well proportioned. They also have a well stocked bar and a very large selection of beers. I can't wait to go back.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Harry's is the only restaurant that truly has fresh turkey daily. I once asked how many turkeys they go through in a day, 22! I can believe it. It's hofbrau style, line up, get a tray,etc., give your order, go through the line, ask for additions if you want. I've noticed many seniors at dinner time, they have a special... More 

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West Valley City, UT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We got in here late one night but the staff was accomodating just as if we had not walked in 20 minutes before closing. Saw the reviews and had to try it. I had the turkey dinner and it was a bountiful serving of turkey, dressing and mashed potatoes. My wife and daughter also had the turkey dinner and enjoyed... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I love this place. Good food and relaxing atmosphere. We have been going here for years for lunch or dinner. A big selection and everyone can get what they want. It is not fancy and you have get in line and order but worth the effort. A very good price range for everyone.

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Additional Information about Harry's Hofbrau

Address: 390 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA
Phone Number: 408-243-0434
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: German

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 390 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 408-243-0434

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?