Clarion Inn Silicon Valley
3200 Monterey Rd.
San Jose, CA 95111
Phone: (408) 972-2200
Fax: (408) 972-2632
3200 Monterey Rd., San Jose, CA, US, 95111
- Phone: (408) 972-2200
- Fax: (408) 972-2632
Bars & Cafes
Agave Restaurant & Bar is more known for its Tuesday Comedy Nights where the region's comedians showcase their talent. This lively Mexican diner also has DJs, karaoke and live music to keep you entertained. Savor their Chicken Nachos, Taco de Adobada (marinated pork meat), Enchiladas, Chimichanga, Molcajetes and Seafood Paella. Complement your meal with tequila or beer.
Part of one of the most popular chain of restaurants, P.F Chang's China Bistro flaunts a menu that adds an 'A' to authenticity. Satiate your craving for Chinese cuisine in the best way possible. With a long list of loyal clientèles who vouch for the quality and taste of their food, this eatery promises a memorable meal. Meat savories simply melt in your mouth. Fresh catch of shrimps, sea bass and prawns cooked in exotic sauces are every seafood lovers' dream come true. Good food, excellent wine and succulent desserts, this place demands large appetites.
Buca Di Beppo, with its many locations around the country, has cemented itself as a perfect place to enjoy an Italian food meal. The restaurant recreates the essence of Italy that can bring alive fond memories of the place whether or not you've ever been there. This family style restaurant has many popular dishes like the Chicken Carbonara, Spicy Chicken Rigatoni and Cheese Manicotti. While the small plates are just for one, the larger plates can be shared by a family. Groups can book in advance and enjoy special packages put together specifically for them.
This authentic British pub and restaurant caters to soccer fanatics in the daytime and the singles bar crowd at night. Sample traditional British dishes such as Bangers and Mash or Fish and Chips. There are many screens for sporting events, and the selection of drafts and single-malt scotches is impressive. Eat and watch the games outside on the patio or inside the air-conditioned restaurant. Admission is free at night but varies for the live-telecast soccer events from the U.K., which are always presented during the early morning hours.
Black Angus Steakhouse - Blossom Hill is just one of the multiple branches of Black Angus Steakhouse in the United States of America. It is popular for its premium steaks and the selection of margaritas and beers, with excellent discounts during Happy Hours. It has a kid's menu with items like Chicken Strips, Grilled Chicken Breast, Mac and Cheese and lemonade or cranberry juice. Its main menu includes Teriyaki Steak Lettuce Wrap, Wagon Wheel Sampler Platter, Fire-Grilled Fresh Artichoke, Chicken Tenders, Steak Quesadilla and Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail. Do not miss the desserts such as Sky-High Mud Pie and Root Beer Float.
Supposedly, this is the longest bar in San Jose. Even if that is not the case, it is long enough to warrant entrances on both First Street and Second Street. A lengthy and skinny establishment, it caters to mostly working class types and locals who pound Coronas all night. There is a DJ sometimes, if you feel like cutting the rug a little. It is a good place to escape the urban sprawl. In fact, you can barely even notice it from here.
This Latino joint has been a favorite San Jose meeting spot for quite a while and once you step inside, you will quickly see why. You can listen to salsa music or dance to live bands performing high-energy Hispanic music along with a stylish crowd. The signature beverage is Jarritos, a tropical Cuban mixture of fruits and liquors that is sweet and refreshing. A very spacious, elegant establishment, it does not allow sportswear, so dress up while heading here.
Not quite a restaurant, but more than just a wine bar, at Grapevine you can browse their unique selection of small boutique wines and specialty cheeses. They have over 20 wines by the glass, specialty bottled beers, house infused fruit sake, as well as their very special non-alcoholic white jasmine sparkling tea. The wine menu changes weekly. In addition, they also offer a variety of small plates including a specialty cheese sampler plate and desserts. They have weekly special events, private parties, wine & cheese clubs, and can create cheese platters to bring home for special occasions.
Searching for the best flower arrangement or a sinful cake? Then look up Flower Flour. Specializing in customized cakes and flower arrangements, this is more than your regular cafe. The fragrance of the flowers mingled with the aroma of freshly baked pastries greet you as soon as you walk in the door. Indulge your sweet tooth with a range of pastries, puddings and cakes to choose from. Besides sweet treats, they also have sandwiches and salads for those looking for a good meal. Late for your date? Grab a bunch of daisies and head to the cafe and order a 'Love After Dark' to make up for your blunder.
You are immediately soaked into the scene upon entering this charming eatery in Willow Glen. The chefs at Aqui Cal-Mex concoct a wonderfully varied fusion of Californian and Mexican cuisines that defies categorization. A little Asian influence is thrown in for even more variety. The daily specials are always magnificent. You can eat inside the Southwestern-styled dining room, where it is always packed, or you can lounge seated across the patio tables. For the more adventurous, 40 kinds of tequila are offered in the Saddle Bar, which also has its own menu. Do not miss the specialty margaritas and martinis at the bar.
Open from 7a everyday, Bill's Café serves a delicious and generously proportioned breakfast. Good for a visit with your family, this diner is known for its freshly baked croissants, cinnamon rolls and natural fruit juices. Regulars recommend the Eggs Benedict, Parisienne French Toast, Crab Cakes Benedict, Banana Pecan Waffles and the Mimosas. Lunch is also available along with a good selection of alcoholic drinks though its their all-day breakfast that is famous.
South First Billiards is an enormous pool hall and bar in the SoFa (South First) district. This establishment serves excellent pub food and has many beers on tap. On Tuesdays, it hosts a pool tournament that anyone can enter. From new players to seasoned amateurs, everyone has a great time at these convivial events. South First is also a great place to host a corporate party or event.