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The Farmers Union

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Sat, 7/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$30 - $30
CUISINES
American, Bar, Gastropub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

FOR THE TABLE
5
Buttermilk Biscuit
honey butter
3
House Made Focaccia
herb butter
13
Mushroom Cigars
porcini aioli
11
Mac & Cheese
rosemary, white cheddar, parmesan, panko
12
IPA & Cheddar Fondue
toasted rustic bread, veggies
14
Garlic Shrimp*
chili flake, marsala, lemon, skillet toast
12
Pork & Ricotta Meatballs
roasted tomato, parmesan, chili flakes, fennel, basil
14
Dungeness Crab Cakes*
citrus vinaigrette, cajun remoulade
12
Smoked Chicken Wings
our barbecue sauce & ranch dressing
14
Salt & Pepper Calamari
fresno peppers, fennel, green chili sauce
GREENS & SOUP
add chicken $6, salmon $8, shrimp $8, steak $13: half / full
cup 5
bowl 8
Today's Season Inspired Soup
cup 5
bowl 8
Creamy Tomato Soup
olive oil, herbs
6
11
Whole Leaf Caesar*
garlic anchovy dressing, parmesan, croutons
7
12
Roasted Beets**
arugula, candied walnuts, goat cheese, lemon honey vinaigrette
6
11
Field Greens**
vanilla balsamic vinaigrette, strawberries, toasted hazelnut, blue cheese
14
Asparagus Salad**
corn, cucumber, radish, tomato, arugula, chick peas, black olives, romesco dressing, mint feta
16
Union Market
chicken, tomato, dates, avocado, corn, almonds, goat cheese, croutons, basil vinaigrette
FROM THE SMOKER
dressed with bourbon cola bbq sauce. served with jalapeno corn bread and a choice of two sides: collard greens, baked beans, habanero coleslaw or farmers union potato salad
23
Beef Brisket
22
Half Rack of Ribs
21
Half Chicken
27
Combo Plate
includes brisket, ribs, chicken
MAINS
19
chicken 6
salmon or shrimp 8
steak 13
Farmer's Bowl
quinoa, grilled vegetables, citrus vinaigrette, avocado, tomato relish
25
Grilled Flat Iron Steak*
dirty fries, fresno chili chimichurri, fried egg
38
Grilled Filet Mignon*
grilled asparagus, roasted potatoes, balsamic glazed onion, balsamic reduction
27
Smoked Pork Chop
cauliflower & parmesan puree, marble potatoes, spring vegetables, salsa verde
21
Grilled Sausage Plate
sauerkraut, potato salad, pretzel, stout mustard
23
Fried Chicken
squash, buttermilk smashed potatoes, bacon gravy
16
sub. impossible burger 4
Grass Fed Burger*
brioche bun, white cheddar, pickles, fries, all the fixins
17
Lamb Burger*
tzatziki spread, red pepper feta cheese, dirty fries, all the fixins
23
Spicy Prawn Linguini*
saffron brodo, calabrian chilis, basil, tarragon, lemon
19
Beer Battered Fish & Chips*
true cod, union secret sauce, sea salt, kennebec fries
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food here seems to work really well because they come close to fine dining but restrain themselves just enough to keep the prices reasonable. The space is very large, and clearly casual as we noticed a lot of workers carrying equipment and kitchen supplies...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank ConnorYM
Reviewed 1 week ago

The space is enormous, with a very high ceiling that reaches from the first floor to above the second floor . On the one hand, it gives one a feeling of openness and space, but on the other hand, it creates a lot of noise...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Diana L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We brought a group of 10 to The Farmers Union, and each of really enjoyed our meal. The food is great, and the atmosphere is fun and unique. Of course, it's great for a date night or family time too. There is something for everyone...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Heather W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner and caught their happy hour. Nice selection of micros as well as a full bar. Had the Farmers Bowl with chicken and it was outstanding. Very fast service as well.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank dougw340
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Farmer's Union for dinner with several co-workers. It was really good. We started with garlic prawns, IPA cheddar fondue, and salt and pepper calamari. All were good, especially the prawns. The sauce was delicious, it had a hint of spiciness which...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SeeTheW0rld62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Okay sandwiches and menu . Good service. A bit loud. Convenient downtown locale. Don’t know if I’d return

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank soifdawg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for dinner in San Jose. The staff were friendly and helpful, the food was fresh and hot, and the beer was local and cold. Quick service, we didn't have to deal with a wait (on Sunday night), and the prices were right. I...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SaltWaterCroc
Reviewed June 9, 2019

We liked the decor and the history. Ditto the enclosed booth. But the place was super-noisy, and the food (grilled salmon, fish and chips) just okay. Close to the hotel, though, so that was worth something.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank RuNanS
Reviewed April 26, 2019

The worst experience ever. Visited this restaurant with my girlfriends while celebrating bachelorette party in San Jose. We paid 30% tip for the tiny portions of food and drinks. (Well, we were happy, celebrating) and while going out of the restaurant, the guy standing next...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sonic9899
Reviewed April 8, 2019

A good selection of local beers and wines starts the dining experience off right. A small but eclectic menu - something for everyone, We will be back

Date of visit: April 2019
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I don't remember seeing any dogs. Check the website, Bring Fido to find restaurants that allow dog in the area.
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