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Left Bank Santana Row

2914 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Special Occasion (45)
  • Great for Lunch (42)
  • Casual (36)
Left Bank is an authentic Parisian-style brasserie located in San Jose's vibrant Santana Row. Open since 2003, Left Bank transports guests to a quaint brasserie in Paris, where diners feast upon classic French cuisine in a charming brasserie setting along the boulevard, where people watching is at its best. Inside, the wonderful energy of an authentic French brasserie is in the air. Boasting Santana Row's largest bar, Left Bank is a place to see and be seen.

The large, casual elegant main dining room offers everything from a family table of 20, to a quiet, romantic table for two. The open exhibition kitchen provides onlookers a window into the magic our chefs create. Whether simply sipping a pastis or enjoying a full meal, diners capture the true feeling of the Rive Gauche in Paris.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Hours of operation
Monday: 11:30am - 10pm
Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 11pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 11pm
Sunday: 10:30am - 10pm

Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday from opening until 2:30pm
(lunch menu also served)

Happy Hour offered Every Day
3:00pm – 6:30pm and 9:00pm - close
(bar and patio only)
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Phone number
(408) 984-3500
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
David Bastide
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Planning a special event? Create memories at Left Bank. We have several private dining rooms and spaces available. Each room offers something special. Choose from four private spaces, both indoor and outdoor.Please contact Rayane Abi Abboud: 408.984.4229, or, or visit us at
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Cross street
Cross Street: Stevens Creek
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Parking details
Free public parking to patrons.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Planning a special event? Create memories at Left Bank. We have several private dining rooms and spaces available. Each room offers something special. Choose from a variety of private spaces, both indoor and outdoor. We will gladly customize a lovely event of any size or budget.

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Happy Hour

Offering Happy Hour menu at the bar and on the patio.

Terms and Conditions: Excludes tax and service

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: January 10, 2018

Ends: April 1, 2018

Availability: Sun-Mon 3:00PM-6:30PM 9:00PM-10:00PM
Tue-Sat 3:00PM-6:30PM 9:00PM-11:00PM

What 2914 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

My fav, always enjoy every minute. Food is great, and staff knows us.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago


Honestreview (Central Coast)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

Onion soup was good. Cheese fondu was also good. Other food though was typical of the Bay Area, not cooked by French cooks...not at all. So if you are not from France, have never been there and never tasted French cooking and work as a cook in a French Restaurant, then you really have no idea what you are doing. So congrats on the fondu and the bowl of soup, but the rest of it really tasted like something from the cooks at Dennys or IHOP.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined 4 days ago

We made a reservation a week before and we made sure to arrive on time but had to wait 20 min to sit down. They then wanted to seat us in an outside extension room that was overheated and stuffy, so we asked to sit somewhere else, they refused and said it’s the assigned table for you. We asked to talk to the manager and yes he was able to accommodate us and he moved us. The service was very poor, they were overwhelmed with VDay. We ordered appetizers, one of them never showed up, dinner came so we asked to cancel it. We asked for bread twice when we sat down, and it never came! Over priced set menu and servers not trained to handle busy holiday celebrations! It was very unfortunate because it wasn’t only Valentine’s Day but our daughter’s 17th birthday, Won’t be going there again:(

OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Good food and service. Pricer for the seafood but great quality.

vipPSDwyer (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Waiter excellent

vipBled (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined 4 days ago

I had really high expectations for this place. We ate here on V'day and most of our food was cold and bland. I ordered from the Prix Fix menu and my partner ordered from the regular menu. My lobster was cold and had zero seasoning. My partner's salmon was overcooked. The server was not very attentive and honestly treated us as if he did not want to be there. Everyone received a Rose except for us. We were so frustrated with the sub-par food and service that we did not bother to complain, paid for our food and left. We drove from Oakland to San Jose so this truly was a complete waste of our time. Maybe this was an "off" night!

2.0  Dined 5 days ago

We had a Valentine's lunch and our reservation was for 11:45. We were seated promptly, but for some reason the service was very slow and took an hour to get our food. This left a bad taste in our mouth considering the occasion.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Food was good but felt could have been better for the price, bread was cold, seafood was no as good as anticipated but good

OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
3.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

The Open Table reservation process asks about special occasions, which we had filled out. No acknowledgment of the occasion, a crappy table that was absurdly dark, and general "you're not worthy" vibe from the hostess/seaters. Server was pretty good, food was fine. But I left with a bad taste in my mouth from the attitude.