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SAP Center

525 W Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113-1520
+1 408-287-7070
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BEST Place for SHARKS...

The Shark Tank is a great place to see the San Jose Sharks Hockey NHL team and Concerts. Very close... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
XTRMJV
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Cottonwood Heights, Utah
Great Arena - Refreshments over-priced

Went here to see a Sharks game, which was great fun. I did think howwever that everything in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
cirianon
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Leeds UK
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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525 W Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113-1520
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Shark Tank is a great place to see the San Jose Sharks Hockey NHL team and Concerts. Very close to Light Rain and Cal-Train, good restaurants.. The inside is very clean and no bad seats.. Sharks lost 2-5 but still great game!!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here to see a Sharks game, which was great fun. I did think howwever that everything in the arena was vastly over-priced. I would have liked a beer, but I wasn't willing to pay the price, on principal.

Thank cirianon
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on the San Jose City Council when the building opened, so I know all the special things we did to make the building a success -- high quality materials, big restrooms (especially for women!), and the contract arrangements with the Sharks management who...More

Thank Trixie J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of SAP center was sectioned off for dogs and their owners. Each dog had their own seat which gave everyone a bit of space. Most of the dogs and owners seemed to have a good time. A few of the dogs were a little...More

Thank robert m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have 2 parts of this review because the facility and the experience have different ratings. The experience may change if the event is different than an NHL game. Facility=4 stars - quick security screen to enter - good view of the rink even from...More

Thank 150hotelnightsayear
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been too many Sharks games over the past several years and have not had a bad seat in the house. Food and drinks are pricey but typical event center prices. Plenty of parking available around the center.

Thank Lynnell B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit the SAP center for sharks games. The venue offers great views for games and fun crowds. Easy access from Santa Clara station or Dirdiron. Definitely take the light rail rather than drive. If you get there early enough you might find street parking...More

Thank Bacinac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for a Katy Perry concert. First time at SAP. I was thoroughly impressed from the moment we were dropped off (300 feet from the main entrance). SAP is a classy, beautiful venue where there is no such a thing a bad seat....More

Thank Joe A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great venue, awesome tourist experience... first time at Ice Hockey. Brace yourself... food amd drinks inside is very very expensive!

Thank 417christiaanc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm sure others will tell you, for hockey, there isn't a bad seat in the place. There are several other events held at SAP, like concerts and Disney on Ice, but I've only been there for hockey. I gave it 4/5 just because the venue...More

Thank PNut_Trip
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Sarah C
19 June 2017|
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Response from sjsubabe | Reviewed this property |
Although I have attended concerts here, I usually go for hockey. I think you could call the box office and ask if a concert would have any pre or post concert events or parties.
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Brenda M
31 May 2017|
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Response from Caroline A | Reviewed this property |
When buying tickets for hockey games, there is no fee.
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Shannon G
25 May 2017|
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Response from Kelly S | Reviewed this property |
There are TONS of hotels near-by. And even more places to eat. We like going to San Pedro Square which is about 3 blocks away. There is something to eat for everyone in your group. And plenty of outdoor eating.
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