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Scott's Seafood - San Jose

185 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95113-2240
+1 408-971-1700
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (54 reviews)
“scallops” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
185 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95113-2240
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were a party of 4 for a special celebration. Everyone had a great time. The food was excellent service was decent. The menu is pricy but it's worth it.

Thank Mobilhopitality
Reviewed 6 days ago

I always love this place to entertain my honey, business, or out of town guests. I always enjoy the ambiance, service and dining experience. It is always a fun place when we go downtown San Jose for some entertainment. I love to bring my out...More

Thank jkendo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not get the opportunity to visit the outside bar as it was too cold so decided to dine inside. The oysters on the half shell tasted as though they were caught that day. Our Main lobster was perfectly done and large enough to...More

Thank RJMJR32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten at Scott's at least 50 times over the last 20 years. They must have new owners or new management. There is a "small print" comment on the menu about them adding 3% to your bill for employee wages and health insurance. I call...More

Thank jim95125
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the very first time I went to a restaurant on Christmas Eve. I'm glad it was here. The food was excellent. They had a Chilean Sea Bass that was awesome. I had scallops, shrimps, and crab. Yummy! I even tried Remy Martin Louis XIII....More

1  Thank Johnny S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have memories of Scott's and great meals, this was now only so so. The menu is imaginative and the restaurant overall needs to evolve....ordinary choices, heavy white wine butter sauces, crusted this, mashed that, you get the idea. Party of 6 with advanced redervation...More

Thank CaliforniaBrad
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Always good food and good service. Really fresh seafood prepared in traditional and unique ways. Good wedding party locale also.

1  Thank daveb393
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Scotts Sea Bass dish is the best. I order it every time its available. They have many different choices of course, but if you are in the mood for a fresh fish this is highly recommended. Don't forget to request validation for the parking garage,...More

Thank KoloheSanJose
Reviewed 6 December 2017

If you enjoy good seafood than Scott's Seafood, is a great place to dine out at, we love the selection and clam chowder.

Thank kellyp109
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I went there last week with a colleague and the website gave us the impression that this place was nice, cool/trendy and food looked delicious but it’s the opposite. Service was not great, the place needs a little update in terms of decoration and prices...More

Thank Emilie B
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Questions & Answers
Donald H
27 September 2017|
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Response from panamara | Reviewed this property |
Anywhere there is a handicap parking.
Laura E
4 February 2016|
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Response from kadunbar | Reviewed this property |
It is possible to park along the street along the same street as the SJCPA. There are meters but parking here makes it so easy to leave when show is over. Walking distance to restaurant and then shorter walk after... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95113-2240
    (Between Market Street and Almaden Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-971-1700
  • E-mail
Scott's Seafood Restaurant is a Bay Area tradition in the heart of downtown San Jose. Their American regional cuisine features the freshest seafood and prime dry aged steaks. Enjoy views of San Jose and the surrounding hills of Silicon Valley from the sixth floor. The interior is inviting for all occasions, from casual dining to special occasions, business meetings or your next event.
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