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“Good, but too long time to wait” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
33 E San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95113-2508
408-294-6785
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Ranked #218 of 1,902 restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $7 - $28
Cuisines: American, International, Brew Pub
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Milan, Italy
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Good, but too long time to wait”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

the place is nice and food is good. Unfortuantely the service is quite slow and for dinner ther's also generally a long queue to enter...
If you have time and there's no queue it can be a good place, but I would probably change place... as there are similar place very close to that.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“What's the hurry?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I have always enjoyed the food at GB.My problem with my most recent visit to the San Jose site was an unrelenting push out the door from the moment our entres were delivered, Wait staff kept asking to take plates that had been delivered minutes before and still had food on them.. The check was delivered before we were done with the main course, and again delivered along with the dessert. Soda, water and coffee refills were an uphill battle, All this in a restaurant that still had an ample supply of open tables. This all would have spoiled our enjoyment of the $100 meal were it not for the fact it was so bad it eventually became funny.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Appalling service, nice food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

Party of four on a business trip. We ordered starters and beers, then mains. The waitress was not attentive, did not provide us 4 separate checks as we had requested and ignored us when we asked for a reprint of the check.
Every other table had a space heater but ours.
An evening spoilt by bad service.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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San Jose, California, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Food was yummy, drinks were good, staff was nice-just out of my way to go regularly. The garlic fries are pretty darn good though, I would recommend them to anyone!

Visited November 2012
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Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Painfully Slow”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We stopped by for a meal prior to a concert at the HP Pavilion and almost missed the concert due to the extremely slow service. Only eat here if you have LOTS of extra time.

Visited April 2013
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