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Nice Bar/Lounge

After the first time I came here, it's one of my go-to spots if I go downtown. The bar/lounge has a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chris_young23
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San Jose, California
Unique, chill, relaxing

Great spot for a relaxing cocktail and great conversation... not run of the mill. Great service... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
QuebecAlpha
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Weddington, North Carolina
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1 week ago
“Nice Bar/Lounge”
10 Jul 2018
“Unique, chill, relaxing ”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After the first time I came here, it's one of my go-to spots if I go downtown. The bar/lounge has a really nice atmosphere. It can get fairly loud when it gets crowded (but what bar doesn't). I highly recommend the Moscow Mule! It tastes...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Great spot for a relaxing cocktail and great conversation... not run of the mill. Great service with a smile and unique appetizers small bites.... will be back

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Took my wife for a drink to 555 and we really enjoyed ourselves. The wine list was limited. The cocktails are excellent classic with clever, subtle twists. The staff was very polite.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Hipsters....hipsters everywhere.... I walked in an hour before closing and it was busy, small venue with maybe 50-75 people. Maybe a good spot for after work? I'm not sure if they have a happy hour probably won't come here for any weekend activities if I...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 21 December 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...More

Thank DrNic1
Reviewed 11 July 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...More

Thank JenKacz456
Reviewed 16 January 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...More

Thank Rhett L
Reviewed 8 October 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...More

Thank erin d
Reviewed 16 September 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...More

1  Thank reg v
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We get down to San Jose every few months and this is always one of our stops. The atmosphere is fun and you can't go wrong with handcrafted cocktails and being able to grab some appetizers or my favorite getting to grab a dessert!

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