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The Brit

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, British
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Mineta San Jose International Airport, 1701 Airport Blvd., San Jose, CA
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Manalapan, New Jersey
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89 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading some reviews we were hesitant - but it was easy to sit at the airport before our flight and have some drinks and pub food. Took awhile for our server to come over but she more than made up for it- she was spot on with her recommendations and the food was better than reviewed or what we... More 

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Thank Sheetboy
Leesburg, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In town for the NCAA tournament, so great sports bar atmosphere. Had the sliders and fries--a great item to share. Food was good and reasonably priced. I'd go back!

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Thank majat6
Lakewood, Washington
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food was good the service was good the decor is cute what's not to like while waiting for your flight ??

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Thank Shelley H
Las Vegas
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144 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Not sure from the reviews. How can you go wrong with a vegetarian burger? I had the avocado 🥑 added and it was good. Close to the gate which was great.

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Thank Michael M
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Food is your typical pub fare but the lady who served us was very polite and attentive. Also has sports on the TVs if that's your thing.

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Thank Chmorgan
Aurora, Colorado
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741 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 462 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We were wanting to get some dinner, watch a bowl game and came across The Brit right near our gate (20). We did not have any issues with the service and found the staff helpful and attentive. The food was ok, I found my pulled pork sandwich very dry. Not much space to maneuver with your luggage and the high... More 

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Thank Laurie S
Sheridan, Wyoming
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95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

With a half hour before boarding a Southwest flight at gate 21, I went into the Brit and explained my need for a breakfast in a hurry. Breakfast and the check arrived in 7 minutes, was tasty and filling. Recommended.

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Thank William C
Portland, Oregon
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276 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

When you can't get an order of Jameson shots right, you had probably better switch jobs. Just a sad excuse for a pub. Especially when you factor in airport prices. Do yourself a favor and skip this place.

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Thank Happiestbaby
Midland, Texas
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107 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I had the Bangers and Mash. The bangers were very good and the mashed potatoes fresh, but the gravy was obviously from a mix or canned. Good fresh steamed broccoli. The fish and chips were very good, The highlight was the Bloody Mary! Truly superb. Great friendly wait staff! Overall, much better than most airport fare!

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Thank James W
Ohio
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Service here was good. Although we were eating before the main lunch crowd came over. Got beers very quickly. Food was good and hot. No issues from my perspective.

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Thank Judy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mineta San Jose International Airport, 1701 Airport Blvd., San Jose, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • This restaurant is at Mineta San Jose Intl Airport (after security)
Description
San José’s premier British pub and restaurant with traditional and modern dishes. Gate 20.

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