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“Saturday dinner”

The Grill on the Alley
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Ranked #7 of 2,485 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$50
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: b/w San Fernando & San Carlos
Transit: Light Rail, Bus
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Unable to get reservations on the same day so walked in for early dinner. Found a table in a small room off the bar. Service was very slow and we heard one customer angrily leave after being ignored for 20 minutes even though he had a reservation. Eventually we were attended to and the dinner was delicious. The servers were trying their best. The calamari appetizer and the lobster bisque soup were very good The rib eye was cooked to perfection. Despite the slow service the food more than made up for it.

Thank Patricia R
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

We had about the best meal ever at the Grill. Their Steak and their scallops were the best. And the service was also great.

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Thank donwolf20
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

With a classic steakhouse menu, we were hoping for classically very good to great. We were sure disappointed. The service was amateurish, inattentive and more akin to what we’d expect at a fast food restaurant. The $40+ ribeye was a poor cut and overcooked. And oddly tasted of garlic. The wines by the glass were an uninspired selection. Overall, the experience was really poor and the cost in line with a fine steakhouse. Which it definitely isn’t. One and done.

Thank NMLion
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

I had a great meal here during happy hour. The appetizers were great, we tried the ahi, calamari, steak, charcuterie and pon frites. Everything tasted amazing! The Moscow Mules were delicious and the deserts were good too! You must try the hot brownie with ice cream! Our server was Eric M. and he was awesome. Fun and right on top of it, keeping our water glasses full!

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Thank TheSageTravelers
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

Ladies night out, stopped here for drinks and dinner and I must say the lobster bisque is a must! Friendly staff and great atmosphere!

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Thank parkerella3
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