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Britannia Arms

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American, Bar, British, Pub
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173 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113-1707
+1 408-278-1400
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Showing 39: English reviews
Roswell, GA
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered a turkey burger with fries and it was all good. Not "great" but I was in a pub. I'd go back.

Thank Dobeman
Level Contributor
45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We found this just by walking from our hotel, we were so excited as we love finding little British places. When you walk in it smells just like an old English Pub. We ordered a Chicken Quesadilla to start, it was huge and would have sufficed as a dinner entree. I opted for the Shepherds Pie, it was quite tasty,... More 

Thank Lainie99
San Jose, CA
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159 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I been coming to "The Brit" for years. Always lively, and usually packed before and after events at the tank. They have a good selection of beer and the food is good and service usually fast.

Thank CasualHockeyFan
San Jose, California
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168 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is our "go to" place for a meal before a Sharks game. It is a few blocks away from SAP Center, so it is an easy walk. We have been here multiple times and never had a bad experience. It is usually very crowded (as you would expect), but the servers are used to it and you get your... More 

Thank Mike B
Mountain View, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2017

the drinks are good the atmosphere is a sports bar. they usually have a DJ on Friday nights and depending on the crowd how much fun that is.

Thank PetraSwift
Dayton, Nevada
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148 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Came here to watch a Packers game. This is a cool place (I'm surprised at the spotty reviews). Tons of TVs. Lots of tables. Big bar. Lots of choices. Framed memorabilia on the walls. Pleasant and attentive wait staff. A large breakfast menu with some very creative offerings (plus a few old standbys). I ordered creme brûlée French toast. Oh... More 

Thank TravelPrincess69
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Had a great time visiting recently with a friend for a Patriots fan event. It's a fun atmosphere with some cool staff members and some reasonable drink prices. The food at the event was pretty good as well. Parking could be tricky during peak times so public transportation or an Uber/Lyft would do the trick!

Thank Brian K
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Came here for a private party of Patriots fans while I was in town from Boston to see the Pats in San Francisco. The whole bar was taken over by Pats fans who traveled for the game or locals. The staff was great good drinks, great food and thoroughly seemed to enjoy partying with all of the fans. I took... More 

Thank Jen S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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992 reviews
503 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 957 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

my partner and i called on an evening while out and about. this british themed bar had a nice atmosphere. staff friendly. good range of beers wines and spirits. close by the hotel D anza. nice bar

Thank enncle
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Hotel D'Anza and found this eatery by accident. Had the shepherds Pie and crab cakes. Excellent food.

Thank Mike L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 173 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113-1707
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-278-1400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?