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Firehouse No. 1 Gastropub

Firehouse No. 1 Gastropub

Gastropub, Pub, and Bar$$$$
Downtown San Jose, San Jose
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  • Christy C.
    "Love the pork belly sliders with spicy pickled cabbage!"(3 Tips)
    Steven C.
    "Order Stoplights here, best drink to get the party started!"(2 Tips)
    Erin C.
    "Have Brenden make you a stop light or flaming Dr Pepper..."(2 Tips)
    Christina F.
    "Try the angry prawns if you like seafood."(2 Tips)
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  • Christina F.
    Christina FagundesNovember 20, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The food here is so good. Not typical bar food. Try the angry prawns if you like seafood. Tasty and it is served with polenta which I never cook myself, nice to have something different on the side.
  • Oscar P.
    Oscar Parada, Jr.October 1, 2013
    I came here on a Monday so the place was not bumpin' but their Pork Sliders were Kick-Ass! Really nice looking bar. I would definitely come back if I'm in San Jose.
  • Paola C.
    Paola Cortés-MantheyAugust 17, 2014
    Gotta have the Tiger shrimp gritta thing here and the Field of greens salads... Just perfect.. Oh and get a mimosa!
  • jansen c.
    jansen cDecember 3, 2016
    Love their pork chop, one of the better place in downtown San Jose!
    Upvoted Mar 4
  • Princess Susannah G.
    Excellent food and value for the 3-7 mon-fri happy hour! $3 appetizers and the don't skimp on the serving size! $3.50 beers! Great outside seating! Love the sweet potato fried and Mac and cheese!
  • Philip D.
    Philip D'AguilarJune 25, 2016
    The angry prawns were awesome, sliders were outstanding and the burnt tips. This place is amazing. Awesome selection of very hard to find beers.
  • Brian L.
    Brian LeeFebruary 17, 2012
    Hidden gem in downtown San Jose. $3.50 draft lagunitas/full boar during happy hour. Small intimate place with a nice outdoor patio as well.
  • Sean A.
    Sean AndersonApril 2, 2011
    Not gonna beat around the bush: this place is awesome. Good food by day and raucous bottle smashing nightlife, literally. I'm from Portland, OR but damn it puts our bars to shame.
  • Charlie P.
    Charlie PenaflorOctober 2, 2011
    Staff is so aaahmazing! Text "FOURSQUARE" to 4082876969, and they'll text you back with a free appetizer offer. Just enter the order# on the website provided before paying to receive the discount.
  • dan m.
    dan mcweeneyApril 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the bone in Pork Chop, wonderfully juicy and flavorful. Don't get much if the green apple sauce but didn't even matter.
  • Brenda R.
    Brenda RodriguezNovember 23, 2013
    Had the pork chops with polenta. Sold! The sauce was delicious. Can't wait to go back to explore more of the menu.
  • Christy C.
    Christy ClarkApril 16, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the pork belly sliders with spicy pickled cabbage! A must try!
  • Firehouse No. 1 Gastropub
    Chef Matt has launched a fantastic line of summer salads for lunch. Try the grilled chicken salad with arugula, brie and grilled pears. YUMMY!
  • Paul L.
    Paul LangtryDecember 5, 2013
    Awesome service, great people. Meatballs are tasty but tough. Nicest staff in San Jose.
  • George F.
    George FAugust 12, 2014
    Playboy filet was *perfect*. Great stock of California cabs.
  • Amira S.
    Amira SamahaJuly 4, 2010
    Food is great here, they'll give you a mountain of fries and chicken if you get the chicken tenders.. Never dissapointed with their menu :)
  • X-tina 🦄
    X-tina 🦄November 17, 2016
    We shared brunch on Sunday. The deconstructed sloppy joe. Flavor on a plate.
  • Melad Z.
    Melad ZahediAugust 25, 2014
    The bacon mac and cheese on the happy hour menu is a delight
  • Christina
    ChristinaNovember 30, 2011
    Says there's a "special" but when you go to redeem they said they exceeded the amount of specials they were able to give out.
  • Nadia I.
    Nadia IssaBellaNovember 8, 2015
    Super hip gastro pub. You could find the next Mark Zucherberg here on a Friday night.
  • Tim P.
    Tim PoochAugust 31, 2013
    Pork belly sliders are amazing
  • Julia C.
    Julia CollinsMay 18, 2013
    keep in mind that they CLOSE the kitchen at 10pm, so make sure you order a bigger dinner than a tiny winny salad :(
  • Robin B.
    Robin BertelsAugust 7, 2014
    You can't go wrong with the Duke burger and a pint of Lagunitas IPA
  • David X.
    David XuJune 19, 2016
    wings are great! fries are great! life is great!
  • Green H.
    Green HippieOctober 15, 2016
    The Old Fashioned was a little too sweet imo.
    Upvoted Apr 25
  • Jennifer B.
    Jennifer BurlingtonAugust 14, 2014
    The burger is awesome! Simple and delicious.
  • Marc M.
    Marc MadenwaldOctober 7, 2014
    The chicken wings are amazing
  • Jon L.
    Jon LawsApril 10, 2016
    Pork chop and bone marrow were excellent, but the mac and cheese was very mediocre... tasted like velveeta.
  • Todd W.
    Todd WhiteAugust 21, 2014
    Great pork belly sliders and good beer list.
  • Adam S.
    Adam StephensonJuly 11, 2010
    Best bloody Mary in town! Just the right amount of spice. Great flavor that builds.
  • Roger M.
    Roger MaJuly 29, 2015
    Race to the finish with a "stop light!"
  • Shannon C.
    Shannon CoulsonMay 19, 2016
    The mac and cheese is pretty stellar!
  • Marc M.
    Marc MadenwaldOctober 7, 2014
    The chicken wings are amazing!
  • aja h.
    aja harrisNovember 14, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Try Brendens black superman :0) let's just say grape otter pop. Uber fawkin yum to my tum
  • Bruce L.
    Bruce LeeApril 5, 2015
    Watch out for stray hairs in the Mac and Cheese
  • Sara N.
    Sara NixonJuly 17, 2010
    Brendon the bartender kicks ass! Ask for the stoplight shot. Do it.
  • Katie Y.
    Katie YamadaMarch 24, 2015
    Appetizers, food, beer, bar food
  • Paulina
    PaulinaJune 4, 2013
    Einstok and truffle fries are the best combo.
  • Joel C.
    Joel CMarch 8, 2015
    Burgers and appetizers are good
  • liam s.
    liam stannardAugust 20, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome loyalty program!
  • The Don
    The DonAugust 26, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Quality service, friendly staff, good food, and great drinks....and Me!!!!
  • Andrew L.
    Andrew LeeJune 12, 2013
    J. Lohr Chardonnay. Yeeeup! You're welcome!
  • Richard P.
    Richard PilandOctober 22, 2014
    Hamburger, beer selection
  • Corey L.
    Corey LesterFebruary 3, 2013
    Great food!
  • Erin C.
    Erin CollopyJuly 17, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Have Brenden make you a stop light or flaming Dr Pepper shot and get the tato skins!
  • Cetavia D.
    Cetavia D'jurginSeptember 3, 2015
    Everything is amazing
  • Steven C.
    Steven ChenJanuary 18, 2011
    Order Stoplights here, best drink to get the party started!
  • D T.
    D TFebruary 16, 2014
    Best Old Fashioned ever!
  • Corey L.
    Corey LesterFebruary 3, 2013
    Best place to go before the sharks games!!!!
  • Daniel M.
    Daniel MontielJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    This bar has one purpose, and that purpose is Jamison. Read more
  • Peter H.
    Peter HaasDecember 31, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Pork belly good!
  • Zach N.
    Zach NegreyMarch 26, 2015
    Drinks and food are all good :)
  • John M.
    John MartinezFebruary 5, 2012
    Good food had the turkeymelt yummy.....
  • Gregori P.
    Gregori ParkerJune 10, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    This and Trials are the only decent bars in SJC
  • Sylvana F.
    Sylvana FloresNovember 27, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    You HAVE to try German chocolate cake!!!!
  • Cigdem G.
    Cigdem GJune 9, 2015
    delicious burgers
  • FaboLouis
    FaboLouisMarch 13, 2015
    Great Whiskey's
  • Vineet C.
    Vineet ChaudharyApril 16, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Order a round of Flaming Dr. Peppers. Tasty and comes with a fire show!
  • Dan D.
    Dan DohertyDecember 10, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Sign up for the text message reward program. Ask the bartender!
  • The Don
    The DonApril 14, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Jason Lane is the BEST!!!..Mayor ever.
  • Shan M.
    Shan MiaoApril 25, 2016
    Lunch outside
  • Janet Anne P.
    Janet Anne PanenMay 12, 2012
    Catching up with @patriciamilitia #happyhour
  • Jimmy D.
    Jimmy DurkinMarch 23, 2012
    Cool spot.
  • KP
    KPMay 1, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Sing songs with the bar when they come over the jukebox. Good times!
  • Christopher E.
    Christopher EspanolaOctober 30, 2014
    Pinot Nior
  • Andrea Castaneda
    Andrea CastanedaSeptember 9, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Where everybody knows your name!
  • Verkoven H.
    Verkoven HowerDecember 3, 2011
    OUA! OUA! OUA!
  • Brigitte T.
    Brigitte TurcotteSeptember 26, 2010
    My favorite bar :)
  • Ryan K.
    Ryan KingslandOctober 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    drink booze
  • JR M.
    JR MattosApril 29, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Buy a round of Captain Awesome drinks
  • Joey K.
    Joey KandahMay 15, 2010
    The big red drink!!!
  • Heidi
    HeidiSeptember 8, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Jason is an evil mayor... Just saying
  • Jacob C.
    Jacob CanoteSeptember 26, 2010
    Eat that chili.
  • Jason K.
    Jason KApril 22, 2009
    Order a round of Jameson for the whole bar on a busy night.
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