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McCormick & Schmick's

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170 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2360 (W. San Carlos)
+1 408-283-7200
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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164 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Average place, with nice food, good service but very pricey for the food served. The place itself is very nice thought.

Thank Martorelli
San Jose, California
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212 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Biggest disappointment ever. After a lovely afternoon at the San Jose Christmas on the Park, we wanted to have a festive nice lunch. M&S is right on the park - perfect choice - so we thought. Decided to sit at the bar (Sunday game was on) and the service was crazy non-existent. Why on earth is the poor bartender charged... More 

Thank Jules T
Atlanta, GA
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I ate here several times on a recent trip because the weather was bad and it was at my hotel. The food was always good. I was a little put off by being seated in the bar (when the dining room was empty) while the staff was making a horrible racket. I never figured out exactly what they were doing... More 

Thank Wandere1963
Raleigh, NC
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90 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I visited here because the happy hour food/wine menu seemed to have good choices at more reasonable prices than most places in downtown San Jose. I had the happy hour chardonnay (not good, barely drinkable) and the shrimp tacos (which the bar tender recommended). The tacos were not good - lukewarm tortilla, barely breaded shrimp and minimal slaw. I decided... More 

Thank wine_moose
Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Highlights of this meal included: 1) Tasteless and overcooked food, some of which had to be sent back which meant we both ate at different times with the other just watching; 2) The ordered (expensive) bottle of red wine finally showed up long after the meal was finished, including the wait for less overcooked food, despite many enquiries as to... More 

Thank Mr_Mrs_dB
San Jose, California
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

For a seafood place they aren't very good at it. Came for my wife's birthday. Called ahead to make sure they had crab legs. And they say they did. Went in and they made special menu with my wife's name saying happy Birthday. So I was excited for a great experience. However when we went to order the server told... More 

1 Thank biadhbeatha
San Jose, California
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142 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We ate here years ago and were not impressed. We went back this weekend because we had a gift card. Significant improvement and we will definitely be returning with or without a gift card. The restaurant is on the ground floor of the Fairmont Hotel's second tower and right across the street from Ceaser Chavez Park. The ambience is great... More 

Thank Mike B
San Jose, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We allowed plenty of time for dinner before attending a show at the CPA. The restaurant wasn't crowded for an early dinner, service was great and all of our dinners were good and met our expectations.

Thank Katie M
Portland, Oregon
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

If you’ve been to any other McCormick and Schmick’s anywhere in the country, you know exactly what to expect at the downtown San Jose location. And that’s what’s good about it. You know you are going to get good seafood and good service and you can take a good guess at what you’ll pay for it. One thing I like... More 

Thank Kara H
San Jose
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I have been to this specific location several times, and have always been impressed by the variety of choices found on their menu. They are always adding amazing specials, and the standard menu items are equally good. This is no one-trick pony restaurant; they have it all, though I tend to enjoy their seafood dishes the most. On this visit,... More 

Thank Mitchell F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$70
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2360
    (W. San Carlos)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-283-7200

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