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SAP Center

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525 W Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113-1520
+1 408-287-7070
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Go Sharks!

No bad seats at the Shark Tank! Also, recommend stopping at the outside bar at the adjacent Whole... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
AngelaDawn F
San Jose, California

Not sure if it's because we are huge Shark fans, traveling from Hawaii every year for several games... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ocean View, Hawaii
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“hockey game” (36 reviews)
“sharks games” (30 reviews)
“shark tank” (28 reviews)
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525 W Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113-1520
+1 408-287-7070
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Reviewed 4 days ago

No bad seats at the Shark Tank! Also, recommend stopping at the outside bar at the adjacent Whole Foods before the game or event!

Thank AngelaDawn F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure if it's because we are huge Shark fans, traveling from Hawaii every year for several games but we go see the Sharks play in Anaheim, LA, and Arizona and we think SAP is the best venue, although I like the pretzel at Staple...More

Thank moonlightdancer54
Reviewed 1 week ago

The SAP Center is a great place for entertainment. From sporting events to music concerts, it's a great venue.

Thank Missgoolcharan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were great overall despite a couple little snags with initial entrance. The concession stand workers were super pleasant!!

Thank katiekate1865
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even up on the second tier I felt I was close enough to the performers. So while it's a large arena, you do not feel removed. The sound seems a bit rough and not "pure". The main drawback is the huge line to get in,...More

Thank Michele B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lines were very efficient. The staff was friendly and helpful. Loved the escalators as stairs sometimes present a problem. Took a pedi-cab ride from the hotel to the venue. Well worth the $20.00. Highly recommended for concerts and sports events.

Thank dbwbear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have never seen Queen and with Adam Lambert it was awesome to see them preforming all their great hits. Now the SAP Center was very clean and big. The staff we very professional and helpful. My wife and I wanted a drink 🥃 to...More

Thank chiefguard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here for a convention for the second time. I continue to be impressed with the management and customer service. Apparently many of their food vendors are not open unless the Sharks are playing. As a result, the arena allows convention attendees to bring...More

Thank Marabella2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The center always had a great amount of staff to answer questions and were very helpful. The arena was kept clean and and well taken care of. Can't wait for convention next year!

Thank TamiLuber
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my second time here at SAP center and I got a seat on the Floor this time but no food nearby only liquor. A bit unorganized and due to apparently new security measures, no outside food or drink allowed not even bottled water...More

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Sarah C
June 19, 2017|
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Response from sjsubabe | Reviewed this property |
Although I have attended concerts here, I usually go for hockey. I think you could call the box office and ask if a concert would have any pre or post concert events or parties.
Brenda M
May 31, 2017|
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Response from Caroline A | Reviewed this property |
When buying tickets for hockey games, there is no fee.
Shannon G
May 25, 2017|
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Response from seaimp | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes plenty of hotels near by, good rail links to san jose and free shuttle bus from town centre to the train station which is next to the sep centre. Hope that helps.