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Britannia Arms

173 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113-1707
+1 408-278-1400
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good56%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“shepherds pie” (5 reviews)
“pub food” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
173 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113-1707
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Game day it was very busy! We arrived at 5:30 and it was packed. A table opened up towards the back and we snagged it. Service was quick and courteous. Food is classic pub food with a British touch. Picture Bangers and Mash, Chicken Pot...More

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Closest pub to a UK pub in san jose, that i have found yet. Classic pub food and drinks. Love this place as a drinkin hole

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We arrive get menus and order a beer only to be told after waiting 15 on the beers that food is delayed up to an hour. Cone here if you're not hungry and have all day to wait. Poor planning and poor service. On the...More

Thank Jaimi O
Reviewed 14 October 2017

4 Of us went to "The Brit" before a Sharks game. The service was fast and pleasant. They have a good selection of beers on hand and an impressive wine list for a British style pub. The food was typical "English Pub" food with some...More

Thank CasualHockeyFan
Reviewed 16 September 2017

They have a great selection of beers at really good prices. They also have some decent pub food. The service is definitely top notch and a highlight.

Thank MrPKI
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Was in San Jose for 5 days and ended up eating in the Brit a couple of times, food was typically pub grub, but the food was tasty, we had different meals on both nights so had 4 different dishes, fish and chips, chicken curry,...More

Thank dannyscotland
Reviewed 1 May 2017

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
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...More

Thank Lainie99
Reviewed 19 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
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...More

Thank Mike B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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