Comfort Suites San Jose Airport
1510 N. First St.
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (408) 392-9009
Fax: (408) 392-9020
Bars & Cafes
No fuss and no frills is the name of the game at Jack's Bar in San Jose. Great for a beer and a laugh with your buddies or maybe even a competitive game of beer pong to start the night's fun, this bar is always filled with good people and good times. On Sundays, the owner opens the doors as early as 9a to ensure you don't miss a second of NFL football action. So belly up and enjoy!
Foster's Freeze serves a range of classic American fast food - burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches along with deep-fried favorites of all time, such as onion rings, chili cheese fries and French fries. A great spot to catch a quick snack with the entire family, the place also has a selection of desserts - smoothies, soft serves, floats, sundaes and much more, to help finish the meal to your satisfaction. Try their Original Burger along with chili fries, you wont regret it! For the big finish, go for one of their famous Twisters which is basically soft serve topped with your candies and fruits.
@YC is a place for breakfast, brunch, lunch as well as dinner. They serve delicious American specials as well as some Italian classics here. Choose from a plethora of options such as sandwiches, burgers, bagels, salads, soups and more. All of their orders are heavy in size and very light on your wallet; which makes this place ideal for snacking in groups. There is abstract art all around the place and comfortable couches and seats make you feel at home instantly. The place is equipped with televisions and also offers free WiFI service.
If you crave excellent teriyaki delights, then Minato Japanese Restaurant is the place for you. It specializes in teriyaki and the spare ribs are locally famous. Also try the Teriyaki Mackerel or the Salmon. The decor is traditionally Japanese and the gracious and efficient waitresses are an added bonus. Lunch plates go for less than $10, and there are a variety of steamer baskets and donburi bowls. A pleasant and playful atmosphere predominates.
Roy's Station Coffee & Teas is located in heart of Japantown, and it does well to incorporate Asian details in the decor as well as the menu of the cafe. A neighborhood cafe that sees clientele from all over the local community, there is seating space inside, as well as ample space by the patio as well. The decor is simple with Japanese elements such as origami flowers, and toys, colors and story books for kids. They have a number of teas and coffees on offer, with a wide range of options such as iced lychee tea, oolong tea, spiced mocha, churro latte, vanilla toffee frappe, along with a number of sweet and savory baked goodies.
This may look like a dive bar in Japantown, but 7 Bamboo also happens to be a happening place for karaoke. The clientele ranges from happy businessmen to bored, hyperactive college dropouts. No matter how good or bad a singer you may be, the audience will cheer you on. Add a couple of really stiff drinks from the bar, a friendly waiting staff and the night will roll along just fine, no matter what key you are or are not.
A gem of Japantown, Jimbo's is a great dessert and ice cream place, located on Jackson Street. Serving a range of ice creams and baked goodies such as macaroons and a variety of tasty, Hawaiian snacks, the joint is best known for the traditional Asian ice creams if offers. The cute and colorful blobs of mochi ice creams attract many patrons from the nearby neighborhood. The prices are fair and service is pretty friendly too; drop in after dinner for a quick, sweet fix.
Renegades is one of the most popular gay bars of San Jose. Located on Taylor Street, the bar often hosts vibrant and interesting events for the gay community in the city. Although some would describe it as dive-y, Renegades welcomes a broader demographic which comprises of artists, bikers, working professionals and students - gay, lesbians or straight. Although the food menu is pretty limited, the bar menu features great drinks with top-shelf alcohol and other beverages on offer. On the other hand, music here is lively enough to convince you to let loose! Open from 2p everyday, Renegades makes for a wild, fun night!
Souplantation & Sweet Tomatoes is a wonderful place to have a lovely meal with friends and family. They have plenty of locations around San Jose, the one in downtown provides patrons with the convenience of having a wholesome bite during a lunch break at work or evening in between a shopping escapade. The place has a lively vibe; as you enter inside you're greeted with a whole array of plates, grab one for yourself and explore their buffet-style salad section, some salads are pre-made or you can even customize one for yourself. Later, you can explore their sections on soups, breads, pasta, desserts and more. The best aspect of Souplantation & Sweet Tomatoes is that they offer an all-you-can-eat buffet, so go on and pile on your plate with whatever gets your appetite going.
If you wish to taste some of the best beers in downtown, San Jose head to BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse. Though, the pub has many locations around the city, the one at Coleman Avenue has minimum waiting. Appetizers are heart winning and can be complemented with something from the selection of strong and mild ales. Cocktails are also available here. After a hearty meal, their pizookie comes highly recommended. The ambiance here is lively, can get a bit loud at times but the outside seating is a perfect spot for those who wish to have a quiet meal.
Panera Bread is a chain of bakeries and cafés specializing in sandwiches, breakfast items and light snacks. With a community room, charming patio seating and free WiFi facilities, this San Jose branch is a good place to socialize as well as get work done while enjoying a quick snack. Its menu boasts of items like Napa Almond Chicken Salad Sandwich, Roasted Turkey and Avocado BLT, Smokehouse Turkey Panini, New England Clam Chowder Bowl Soup, Sea Salt Focaccia and Cherry Pastry. It also has separate menus for breakfast, catering and children. The kids' menu comprises of dishes such as Low-Fat Vegetarian Black Bean Soup, Kids Baked Potato Soup, Grilled Cheese and Squeezable Yogurt.
Downtown's only authentic British-style pub serves up pub grub and a variety of draft beers. Located in a restored former brothel, the place has gone through some serious re-vamps over the years. The decor has changed from lurid to proper Brit with memorabilia from the British Isles covering the walls. The pub has no television and counts on the witty banter of customers to supply the entertainment. It works. This small, friendly neighborhood joint attracts locals from all walks of life. It is perfect for winding down.