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“Outstanding whisky and bourbon with knowledgeable staff”
Review of 55 South

55 South
Ranked #2 of 51 Nightlife in San Jose
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Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

I sought this bar out as they stick Scottish malt whisky bottles offering an opportunity to taste before you buy their unique offerings
There was a great range of SMWS whisky together with an outstanding collection of whisky from around the world, bourbon and far beyond but best of all really knowledgeable and helpful staff. Kenton was a fantastic guide to the incredible range and willing to help with small tastes and selections

Thank DrNic1
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

We stopped in for dinner and drinks, and we were not disappointed. It was pretty crowded for the small area, and we were still able to get sitting area. We did order dinner, and the quality of the food was excellent. Not your ordinary bar fare! The drinks were also well crafted and delicious. I recommend you stop by if you can.

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Reviewed January 15, 2017

If you're looking for a good beer or craft cocktail in a bar with live music, this is your place. A lively atmosphere, big bar and plenty of tables, this is a great place to hangout with friends. They have live music some nights. Worth a visit while in downtown San Jose, CA.

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Reviewed October 7, 2016

My husband and I wandered into this bar to start our pub crawl. We basically ended up having more of a "pub sit," because we parked it here for awhile. We were there on a Friday, pretty early. Probably around 5:30 or 6, so it was pretty empty. The bartenders were all super nice and gave us some ideas of places to go later in the night. They have food here, but as a vegan, I didn't see much (anything?) that I could have. No worries though - we had a great time!

Thank erin d
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Reviewed September 15, 2016

Nice intimate cocktail bar in the heart of San Jose. Nice quiet bar you can have a conversation in? Good choice of cocktails that run 9 to 12 bucks along with a reasonable chice of beers. There are some comfy couches to hang with your friends. Bartenders were knowledgable and friendly. Worth stopping in if you like custome cocktails!

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