Original Gravity Public House
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Taps: 25 / Bottles: 20
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 15 | Reviews: 10 | Display Reviews Only:
3.99/5 rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4 | $$$
I really want to like this place but it gets harder and harder to with the service at times and the prices.
Tap list is awesome
food is great, although some of it a bit pricey
staff is generally nice, although when they get busy they can be a bit standoffish
I will continue to visit on occasion hoping to find that one thing.
07-03-2014 00:20:30 | More by JesseLara
4.21/5 rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75 | $$
There is a Beer Garden in the back patio area for anyone, and brick walls inside and wood barrels for that rustic vibe, yet very new and silicon-valley like with the clean metal tabletops and tap wall.
A large screen hangs down showing every beer on tap and every patron is cherished here. You have top notch beers to choose from if you want to spend $10 a beer, but No matter how much you want to spend you will have a great time here. They have a large selection of Bratwursts some are freshly delivered and have rare meats like rabbit, pheasant, buffalo, etc. Great fries and dips.
All the staff there are helpful and friendly cool people. You'll want to tip them.
04-26-2014 08:38:36 | More by Mattodon
4.25/5 rDev +2.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
I went for Santa Clara Valley Brewing's release of New Almaden Red.
The staff were friendly, even with a crowded bar. The courtyard in the back provided ample seating, and a nice, peaceful, outside atmosphere.
They have a very good selection of beer, and you can always check their website to see what's on tap. The food is good as well. They have a variety of sausages that go great with ale. I look forward to coming back with friends.
01-25-2014 00:22:02 | More by NRo
3.65/5 rDev -12.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3 | $$$
Original Gravity is the go-to beer bar for my group of friends. They pour a lot of interesting beers, they host fun beer events with various local breweries, and they have a nice, hip vibe.
Their food is limited to sausages, simple sandwiches, and fries. The fries are cooked in duck fat and are delicious. I'm not a huge fan of the sausages, but they do have many different sausage choices.
Their beer choices are excellent, probably the best in the South Bay. They get a lot of unique beers that you won't see elsewhere around San Jose. Their prices are a little high -- maybe $1-2 more than I would expect to pay for those beers.
10-26-2013 07:12:33 | More by Afty
4.11/5 rDev -1.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3 | $$
I have been to OG Public House three times in the last six months. Great addition to the South Bay Beer Scene and downtown San Jose. Yes, San Jose is actually starting to have a downtown!
Atmosphere: It's small and has several TVs to watch sports. Good mix of ages between college, younger business, and old farts like myself. In the end, it's nice, but nothing special.
Quality: Both the beer selection (rotates quite often) and limited food is excellent. Some great breweries such as Stone, Firestone,and BallastPoint are available along with local breweries. Food is limited to sausages, fry's and a few other selections, but is very good. Loved the bread!
Service: Friendly, knowledgeable, and personable. You really can't ask for more.
Selection: 25 Taps with different styles which rotate often and appear both on their web site and a screen in the bar. I always find 2-3 beers that I try and often more. It would be nice to up the taps by 10-15 overtime...
Food: Limited, but quality is excellent.
Value: The cost of the beer is at least equal to those at Hofbrau House and better than Steins in Mountain View and anything in SF.
08-09-2013 23:12:30 | More by QuakeAttack
Original Gravity Public House in San Jose, CA
92 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.