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SAP Center

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Address: 525 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113-1520 (Formerly HP Pavilion)
Phone Number: (408) 287-7070
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Excellent venue for concerts and to watch the Sharks !!

I was fortunate to go twice to the SAP Center. The first time I went to see U2, and the experience of seeing this group was amazing, selected seats were well placed and the sound... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Marco G
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Province of Cartago, Costa Rica
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Helsinki, Finland
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Me and my friend were spending few days in San Francisco, and since we're both hockey fans, we decided to take the train to see some NHL action. Train trip was clean and convenient (compared to public transportation in the US in general), and it stopped just next to the arena. The tickets were maybe a bit higher price-range, but... More 

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Province of Cartago, Costa Rica
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was fortunate to go twice to the SAP Center. The first time I went to see U2, and the experience of seeing this group was amazing, selected seats were well placed and the sound was excellent. The second time we went to see the sharks team in a league game of hockey. Like the seats selected were well located... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoyed the event I went for but SAP Center has a good structure, besides having great restaurants close and lots of hotels too.

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Thank jotaerre65
San Jose
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to SAP several times and it is a lot of fun once you finish fighting the traffic and park your car. I would give the food a B- for flavor and variety. We have only attended sports events and I wonder what the noise level would be like at a concert.

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Thank laurals2016
San Jose, California
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87 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ordered late, so got fair seats behind the stage. They has a large screen TV face us to see the prime action. The performers would walk around back occasionally. The TV was lifted out of the way for some in the round stage performances with many people. We were on an upper level, there were plenty of bathrooms. The... More 

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Thank TrailWalker408
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to the SAP center on numerous occasions, Arena football, Sharks games, Concerts etc. not a bad seat in the house, convenient parking, great food choices etc.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw the sharks i think thats there nickname and it was alright but there was some improvement they could make. Above all they made a good effort

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Tulsa, OK
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw Adele there and it was amazing. The venue is nice with great seating and plenty of options for food and drink.

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Thank Hquizzle
Atlanta, Georgia
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here to watch Barbra Streisand in concert. Great, centrally located facility. We could have easily have walked to the venue from our hotel.

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San Francisco, United States
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to score tickets for the Barbra Streisand concert last night. The temperature inside was very nice, the seating was comfortable, and the facilities were clean and well maintained. The ushers and staff were all helpful and polite. Nice restaurants and decent hotels are within walking distance, so you don't have to hassle the parking nightmare.

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