The Grill on the Alley

Food & Drink , Restaurants , American Restaurant , Steakhouse , Event Planning , Banquet Room

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Modeled after the renowned grills of New York, Chicago and San Francisco, The Grill on the Alley has sought to maintain the tradition of those fine old establishments by offering genuine timeless cuisine and attentive service in a familiar, dignified atmosphere.

NEW: Craft Brew
Firestone Double Jack
North Coast Brother Thelonious
21st Amendment – Back in Black, Bitter American, Brew Free or Die
Red Nectar Ale
Mischief Belgian Strong Ale
Chimay Grande Reserve
Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA


The Grill on the Alley in San Jose was opened in 1998. Led by several years experience, General Manager and Chris Dobie paves the way in fine dining in downtown San Jose. The Grill on the Alley continually strives for perfection, mixed with an ongoing effort to create new and exciting promotions for downtown diners.

Lunch and Dinner Reservations: 408.294.2244

The Grill on the Alley San Jose offers two beautiful private dining rooms for parties and events.

The Wine Room is available for parties up to 18 guests. Decorated with a wall of classic wine bottles and crates, the Wine Room is an ideal location for an unforgettable dining experience. Double French doors block the room from outside interruption, making your dining experience a private and intimate evening to remember.

The Green Room is classically decorated and can accommodate private dining parties up to 36 guests. Glass doors and velvet curtains seclude your party from the main dining room.

Both rooms are ideal for all events such as birthday parties, graduations, rehearsal dinners, business meetings and presentations. Full Service Meeting and Party Support: Flowers, Audio/Visual, Balloons, Fine Chocolates and more.

Private Party Contact: (408) 294-2244
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Located on the floor level of the Fairmont Hotel, The Grill on the Alley is located within walking distance of the McEnery Convention Center, downtown hotels, venues, bars and theaters. Parking available at the Fairmont Hotel (upon availability), the Fairmont Plaza (beneath the Knight Ridder building) or at selected downtown lots.

The Grill on the Alley
172 South Market Street
San Jose CA. 95113
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A prime San Jose banquet destination, the Grill on the Alley impresses with more than just the white-jacket clad service. The lengthy menu of classic American cuisine matches the Rat Pack stylings with classic options designed to please a wide variety of palates, and the wine list is extensive enough to match almost any banquet option. There are two beautiful private dining rooms that can accommodate groups of over 30 people.

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172 S Market St, San Jose, CA

Sunday (5:00pm - 9:00pm) , Monday - Friday (11:30am - 10:00pm, Bar until 11:00pm) , Saturday (5:00pm - 11:00pm, Bar until 12:00am)

+1 408.294.2244

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