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Scotts Seafood San Jose

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185 Park Ave., 6th Fl., San Jose, CA 95115
408-971-1700
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Scott's Seafood Restaurant is a Bay Area tradition in the heart of...
Scott's Seafood Restaurant is a Bay Area tradition in the heart of downtown San Jose. Their American regional cuisine features the freshest seafood and prime dry aged steaks. Enjoy views of San Jose and the surrounding hills of Silicon Valley from the sixth floor. The interior is inviting for all occasions, from casual dining to special occasions, business meetings or your next event.
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Good for:
Families with children
Scenic view
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Cioppino and ample free parking

This great restaurant is on the top floor of a 5 story parking garage; be sure and get your parking ticket validated. The Cioppino was fantastic. The tomato based soup was loaded with shell fish, especially scallops. Besides the scallops, it had good fish morsels. Although it was advertised to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
donwolf20
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Los Gatos, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Los Gatos, California
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108 reviews 108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This great restaurant is on the top floor of a 5 story parking garage; be sure and get your parking ticket validated. The Cioppino was fantastic. The tomato based soup was loaded with shell fish, especially scallops. Besides the scallops, it had good fish morsels. Although it was advertised to include crab and crab is in season, for some unknown... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The food was okay but the service was not so great. We started with one server and in the middle of our service ended up having the bartender serve us without any notice? I used to work in food service industry and it is always customary to let your guest know that server is changing hands. That wasnt worst...that i... More 

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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Nice views, great server, good but cookie cutter wine list and overall good experience. The clam chowder was good, and I'd get it again, but it's not uniquely special. Enjoyed the Mahi Mahi dish, lots of garlic and flavors. Our waiter gave us a great wine recommendation and it was a good overall meal.

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New York city
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Scotts is well reviewed on Yelp and Open Table but I find it to be very average. It's nice to sit an look out on downtown San Jose but the place feels like a big cafeteria.

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143 reviews 143 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This place was very busy and so glad we had booked. The food was really good and we shared a starter - Crab Cakes - really were the best I have ever had - OK so I've not had many but these were delicious. Lots of white meat - not too greasy and great crumbed outside. Mains were equally good,... More 

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Cleveland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Scott's San Jose has undoubtedly one of the most beautiful rooftop patios I have ever experienced. It is a great place to sit and relax with friends over a drink. The gas fireplace is stunning and it gives off a good amount of heat. Check out the images on Google. It really looks like them! The planes landing at SJC... More 

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San Jose, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Had lunch at Scott's on a Friday. Weather was great so I opted to sit on the patio. Ordered the fish & chips. Service was excellent, food not so much. The fish was 3 small pieces , they were ok but not great. Would I go back? Probably for happy hour just to sit outside and enjoy the view, not... More 

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New York City, New York
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160 reviews 160 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I enjoyed eating at Scotts on their awesome outdoor rooftop. The atmosphere was very relaxing with a huge fireplace on the left, blue light and the San Jose sky (of course the heat lamps help too). The dishes very served nicely. Salads were fresh and the main course (White Sea Bass among others) was well prepared. You can't go wrong... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We decided to try a different Scott's at a different location since Scott's is one of my fav restaurants for over 30+ yrs. When I was younger, we used to go to the Scott's in SF Embarcadero years ago. The closest Scott's to me is now Oakland Jack London although on special occasions we go to the one in Walnut... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

After a long flight to California, a group of us decided to find something local and came across Scotts Seafood. Although the restaurant isn't easily accessible from the street, the walk from the garage wasn't bad at all. It was lunch time so there weren't alot of people, and the wait was non-existent. We decided to eat outdoors (beautiful weather... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 185 Park Ave., 6th Fl., San Jose, CA 95115
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 408-971-1700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 60
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view

Description

Scott's Seafood Restaurant is a Bay Area tradition in the heart of downtown San Jose. Their American regional cuisine features the freshest seafood and prime dry aged steaks. Enjoy views of San Jose and the surrounding hills of Silicon Valley from the sixth floor. The interior is inviting for all occasions, from casual dining to special occasions, business meetings or your next event.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?