Loft Bar and Bistro
Price: $$ ($11-$30)
Located in the heart of downtown, this chic, two-story San Jose restaurant has it all. With upstairs and downstairs dining rooms, two exquisite granite-top bars and a beautiful rooftop garden patio, the Loft is fast becoming the hipster spot to begin or end a night out in San Jose. The menu consists of unique and familiar dishes such as Panko Crusted Chicken Breast, Scampi Prawns and Braised Lamb Shanks. Ingredients range from mint-rosemary port wine sauce and papaya-jicama salsa to whole-grain mustard demi glace and tarragon aioli.
Tues-Wed: 11am-11pm (kitchen open until 10pm)
Thurs-Sat: 11am-1:30am (kitchen open until 11:30pm
Pay lot and free and metered street parking available nearby.