BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - San Jose Marketcenter

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$30 and under
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American
Time counts at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse. Since our humble beginnings back in 1978, we've continued to refine our brewhouse experience to make BJ's a place where you can make the most of any meal. We want BJ's to be a place where the moment you leave is the moment you plan on coming back. We pride ourselves in our craft and attention to detail. Our guests come here for our award-winning handcrafted beer. They come here for the Southern California twist we've put on the Chicago-style deep dish pizza. And they come here for our Pizookies®, our world-renowned dessert. But above all we know people come here to make their good times better. So in many ways we haven't just crafted a brand, but a mindset. And our guests are the reason for this. And it's because of them we're continually striving to make sure every moment they choose to spend with us counts. Welcome to BJ's, a restaurant with a Brewhouse soul.
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L
San Francisco
26 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

This is not our servers fault, it he and another server, were given a party of 30 that was seated outside at the other end of the restaurant than we were sitting. We had to ask another server to put in our soup/salad order. Our server was obviously trying his best, it was handed a bad deal. Poor table assigning on the part of the hostess/ manager on duty.
Food was generally good.

OT
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

The waiter was probably new to the job. There a few things that could have been done better, but I’m sure he will improve with time.

PA
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was great. Food was delicious. The server was professional, friendly, and very considerate. We got there at 11:30 a.m. as the noise level tends to increase at noon on.

LD
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Carlos our wait staff was superb at what he does. He listens, really listens and got everything right! That is impressive as he had a ton to do, many tables and back and forth to the kitchen. He deserves a raise. You have a great employee there. The food came out fast, hot and delish! Thanks for that! We will be back. Great spot to watch the planes come into San Jose Airport too! Great selection of food, and drinks. Bravo!

L
San Francisco
27 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The fettuccine my wife had seemed to be lacking the sauce. Curious.

JT
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

When we arrived our table was ready for us. Mike, our server, was attentive without being intrusive. The food was a bit slow coming out to the tables. Part of our group received their food several minutes (5 or more) before the others. They waited for us all. But, that was odd as we had just one ticket and all ordered together.

It was quite enjoyable. Thank you.

c
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

best food
best service !
good vibe
great place to go to

AW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Even with reservations, still need to wait (20 minutes), even though empty tables. Food, as usual, was yummy. Recommend sitting inside at this location because directly under flight path to SJC so outside seating gets noisy. Got some good photos of the underbellies of several aircraft though. :-)

v
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Was seated quickly despite being late for our reservation. Huge menu. Was there for the sharks game and our food arrived quickly so we could enjoy it leisurely. Waitstaff checked in with us often.

JG
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very attentive & friendly staff. Food was very good

OT
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 2food 5service 2ambience 5

It’s pointless to make reservations ahead on Open Table for this restaurant. Once you arrive, you’re put in the queue with those who walked-in without reservations. We waited 20 minutes for our table and were seated only after I insisted. The food was delicious. Really excellent. However, the service was really slow.

C
San Francisco
146 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

An average meal, with average service, reserved because every place nearly was booked.

EH
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was excellent. The environment was very comfortable.

NT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

My boyfriend had order Shrimp Tacos( one came out without Shrimp).
I had order Salmon which serving with Asparagus and Coucous. My dinner came without Asparagus.....:(
The server was good.
Thanks for the Open table reservation, it’s very convenient and the hosttes doing good job.

MS
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 4ambience 4

Though we made a reservation with opentable, we were informed that it was not reflected in their system. We had to wait for 50 mins which was frustrating. The food and ambiance were really great except for the messed up reservations.

a
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a place to eat. Everytime when I go, I zone really have a bad experience here. Pizookies are amazing here!!!

M
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Compared to the store in Cupertino, this location has some work to do on its service.
No one knows what the other is doing. Kitchen is disorganized and sends out entrees before appetizers and waiters are clueless about the menu when asked. Some training needs to be done.
Go to the Cupertino location for better service and food.

KB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Our waitress was fabulous and she was on top of everything. I ordered a salad that sounded great; however, I did not see or taste a single piece of avocado. It tasted mostly like onions. I did not tell the waitress. Being with friends who paid for my meal, I did not want to complain. This was probably the first time I was not happy with my food and I have been to BJ's over 20 times.

L
San Francisco
27 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Stop trying to seat us at the raised booth with the BROKEN TABLE. ITS BENT. REPLACE IT. I’VE MENTIONED IT TWICE NOW!!

OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Good service and good food. Nothing too special but a good value.