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Original Gravity Public House

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Taps: 25 / Bottles: 20
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

15 Ratings
Ratings: 15
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 13.94%
$$$ - a bit pricey
[ Bar, Eatery ]

66 S 1st St
San Jose, California, 95113-2406
United States
phone: (408) 915-2337

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @origgravpub

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(Place added by: Philousa on 07-29-2012)
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Reviews by Flyingvtard1:
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Flyingvtard1

California

2.43/5  rDev -41.6%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 2 | service: 1 | selection: 4.5 | food: 2 | $$$$

This place is a joke. The people who work there have no idea how to pour beer, and actually poured the WRONG beer a couple of times for me. Not only that but they didn't have any beer knowledge when asking them about flavor profiles of different beers. They didn't even offer a sample! Everywhere else I go, if I inquire about a beer they are more than happy to give me a small 1-3oz sample. Not this place. The food was horrible, and I love sausage. The only good thing this place has going for them is they do have some good craft beer. But if your bartender cannot even tell you about the beer or pour it properly why go back?

VERY PRICEY! An 8oz pour of Dogfish Head 120 Minute was $10 at OG, where LITTERALY accross the street Good Karma Vegan Cafe had 10oz pour for $6 or $7 of the same beer.

The overall vibe was sterile. Boring decor, NO TAP HANDLES and the other customers consisted of college students who don't know any better than to waste their money on a place like this.

I will never return!

09-26-2012 00:20:25 | More by Flyingvtard1
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hacksoncode

California

5/5  rDev +20.2%

07-04-2014 06:14:06 | More by hacksoncode
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JesseLara

California

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
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ironchefkook

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-29-2014 07:19:46 | More by ironchefkook
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rowbow

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-10-2014 20:53:22 | More by rowbow
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largadeer

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-03-2014 01:37:03 | More by largadeer
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Mattodon

California

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
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NRo

California

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
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wakeuptothesun

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-28-2013 04:11:14 | More by wakeuptothesun
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Afty

California

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
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Original Gravity Public House in San Jose, CA
92 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.