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SAP Center

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Address: 525 W Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113-1520 (Formerly HP Pavilion)
Phone Number:
+1 408-287-7070
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Fun evening at Shark Tank

Sharks lost the game but SAP Center offers good sight lines even in the "cheaper" seats. Good food options

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Windsor, Canada
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Tucson, Arizona
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56 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good experience at the SAP Arena for March Madness West Regionals. Easy and organized entry....... lots of gates and friendly ushers. Good variety of food and drink concessions. Large and clean restrooms although for the first time ever, I had to stand in line to leave the men's room between games! Seat were comfortable and arena has very good sight... More 

Thank azcat71
Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sharks lost the game but SAP Center offers good sight lines even in the "cheaper" seats. Good food options

Thank Nerad
Huntington Beach, California
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73 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll try to be as unbiased as possible since I am a Southern Californian who frequently watches Ducks games at the Honda Center. :) The area is actually pretty organized and well run. The security lines to enter the area are pretty long however the security folks get you through pretty quick. The lines to the bathrooms are pretty short... More 

Thank Gary P
Saint Louis, Missouri
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the SAP Center to see the Blues take on the hometown Sharks. The Blues won, and it was a fantastic time. As a native St. Louisan, I wore my Blues gear, as did my husband, and we cheered. My loud cheers drew funny looks, but eventually the good natured Sharks fans stopped quietly mocking and... More 

Thank edodd419
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74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great arena - open and clean and well run. The food is typical of most arenas offering burgers, hot dogs, nachos, fries, chicken tenders, barbeque, sandwiches, and salads. Ushers were friendly and helpful. The store was good sized with many kiosks around the arena as well.

Thank TravelerSHL
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The arena is huge and pretty. Lots of fun with enthusiastic fans. Love that I got to see the players skating out of the big shark!

Thank Amy D
North Ridgeville, Ohio
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came out to watch an NHL game. The arena is beautiful, spacious. It's easy to get around inside the arena. They offer some outstanding food and beverage services. It's easy to enter and exit the arena, but my favorite amenity is the concessions under the arena in the club area. There private restrooms, and personalized concessions offering everything from... More 

Thank hlarsick
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy going to sporting events, and I can say that SAP Center has got their stuff together during Sharks games. Getting in and out for games is very well organized. Traffic control is very professional and effective. Nowhere else have I been able to get out of an arena/park/field/coliseum/etc in a mass of people with such ease. They block... More 

Thank laceyfacey
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends joined to watch an ice hockey game. I have never been to one but I had fun. The game was exciting but in between periods, they have great games which everyone involved.

Thank Chin-Fah
Kirkintilloch, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome venue to see the Jovi! Great views all round then quick turnaround for ice hockey the next night. Apparently their record is a 45min turnaround from basketball to ice hockey.

Thank seaimp

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