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The 5 Best Craft Beer Places In San Jose

Updated: November 12, 2021

There are few things better than an ice-cold craft beer from one of these fantastic San Jose breweries. craft beer’s a serious business so we analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you the best in San Jose. So grab a Larger and some Buffalo wing and nacho bar snacks and settle in for a good time at these taprooms.

Find the perfect Craft beer spot

S27 Alehouse & Brewery

Brewery, FairgroundsBrewerySan Jose, Fairgrounds
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Narrative Fermentations

Brewery, FairgroundsBrewerySan Jose, Fairgrounds
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Lazy Duck Brewing

Brewery, $, North San JoseBrewery, $San Jose, North San Jose
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Hapa's Brewing Company

Brewery, $, DowntownBrewery, $San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Strike Brewing

Brewery, $$, FairgroundsBrewery, $$San Jose, Fairgrounds
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Why these restaurants?

Choosing the right spot for Craft beer can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 28999 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in San Jose and 2955 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. The spots that made the cut have been featured in . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Craft beer connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best San Jose Craft beer.

Parking info

There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Craft beer spot.

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