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Firehouse No.1

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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69 N San Pedro St, San Jose, CA 95110-2414
+1 408-287-6969
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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99 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went for brunch on Sunday. Bartender was very good quick to greet and service good. I ordered the disassembled sloppy joe, was spicy sloppy joe sauce on grits with egg on top and a half piece of toast. The flavor was ok but was not very hot (temp wise) and there should have been more bread accompanying. I asked and... More 

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Fremont, California
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301 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came here to celebrate a friend's birthday, and made the Hostess and the waitress know about the special event. We ordered drinks, appetisers, and selected two of the limited entrees for dinner. The food was OK, not outstanding, and the red wine was a bit warm. I had expected a small complementary dessert with a candle or a scoop... More 

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California
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243 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

This restaurant is located in an old San Jose building with walls of brick. There is a bar which seems to be the focus of the business. The food menu is very limited and the restaurant area is very dark and small. My wife and I ordered and enjoyed the wild arugula salad and the angry prawns. The portions are... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

Awesome pub food with excellent service. Prices were reasonable and was very comfy. Would definitely go back when i'm in town again

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Thank Will F
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Just for the record, I trust Trip Advisor with all of my food selections. This one does not live up to expectations or the rating. Food was just OK and the quality of mixed drinks was subpar. Considering that we had to drive there from Santa Clara conventional center it was not worth ride

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Raleigh, NC
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104 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

I visited due to the positive reviews and what looked to be a good happy hour menu/prices. I wasn't wrong. The bar tender was great and recommended the chicken wings. They were wonderful. A nice dry rub with a side of ranch (if you ask). BTW, the ranch is not needed. They are very tasty without it. I had a... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Of all the dishes we ordered the pork chop with egg over grits definitely stood out. It was very tender & flavorful. We also enjoyed the french toast with bananas, though the glob of peanut butter was a tad too generous, the dish was delicious. Burgers & sloppy joe were good. Full bar. Overall, Brunch at this gastro pub was... More 

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Reno, NV
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

We just returned from what can only be termed an exquisite dining experience! The atmosphere was more neighborhood bar than fine restaurant which made the food a delightful surprise. Three of us shared the bacon Gouda Mac n cheese (to die for but SUPER rich-best to share), heirloom caprese salad (delicious and perfectly proportioned and seasoned), beet salad (equally fabulous),... More 

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oslo
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

This place has quite a limited menu, the prices are surprisingly high. No problem finding much better value in San Jose. The service left a lot to be desired as well.

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San Jose, California
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We had an excellent Saturday dinner for two here. We parked at the structure across the street, asked for an outside table, and were promptly seated at the patio area in the front, which is really right on the sidewalk; we did have a reservation, but they probably would have been able to seat us anyway. The patio is rather... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 N San Pedro St, San Jose, CA 95110-2414
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-287-6969
Description
Firehouse No. 1 Bar & Grill is a outstanding San Jose destination when you're looking for great food, delicious drinks, and friendly people. Gastro pub quality fare made from scratch in addition to impressive daily specials. A vast and well stocked bar that includes hand crafted cocktails in addition to draft and bottle beers, and select wines. Be sure to participate in the occasional whole bar sing-alongs, or cheer the bartenders on as they prepare exotic flaming drinks and smash bottles behind the bar. Lots of LCD screens when there is a sporting event or Sharks game - or just digital flames all around late at night. Open from 11AM until 2AM weekdays with happy hour from 3pm to 7pm. On weekends, open from 4PM until 2AM. We have full table service both inside and on the patio. Patio heaters when its cold.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?