Top 10 San Jose Sharks Sports Bars

SAP Center in San Jose, California, is home of the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League. Photo Credit: Travis Wise.

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If you can’t attend the Stanley Cup  playoffs in person, there are many sports bars in the Bay Area that broadcast ice hockey games. These are some of the best San Jose Sharks sports bars, where you can root for the Sharks in the company of other Sharks fans.

San Jose Sharks Team History

The San Jose Sharks are a professional ice hockey team in the United States. They play in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL).

The Sharks play at SAP Center in San Jose, California. Originally known as San Jose Arena, it is nicknamed The Shark Tank or simply The Tank. It also hosts concerts and other kinds of sporting events.

The Sharks were established in 1991. They have won six division titles, one President’s Trophy, and one conference championship. The ice hockey team has never won the Stanley Cup. Could this be their lucky year?

Best San Jose Sharks Sports Bars

Here are some of the best sports bars in the Bay Area to root for the San Jose Shark – next to The Shark Tank, of course.

  1. Henry’s Hi-Life – 301 West St. John Street, San Jose, California.
  2. Double D’s354 North Santa Cruz Avenue, Los Gatos, California.
  3. Plank98 Broadway, Oakland, California.
  4. Rookie’s Sports Lodge99 South First Street, San Jose, California; and 1535 Meridian Avenue #10, San Jose, California.
  5. Flights Restaurant – 1100 Burlingame Avenue, Burlingame, California; 368 East Campbell Avenue, Campbell, California; 165 Los Gatos Saratoga Road, Los Gatos, California; and 800 California Street, Suite 100, Mountain View, California.
  6. Water Tower Kitchen – 201 Orchard City Drive, Campbell, California.
  7. Golden Gate Tap Room449 Powell Street, San Francisco, California.
  8. High Five at the Plex800 Embedded Way, San Jose, California.
  9. High Five Pizza Company171 Branham Lane, San Jose, California.
  10. San Pedro Square Market Bar87 North San Pedro Street, San Jose, California.
  11. Britannia Arms Almaden5027 Almaden Expressway, San Jose, California.

Not all of these watch bars are exclusively San Jose Sharks sports bars, but they do tend to attract lots of Sharks fans on game day.

Sometimes fans migrate to other bars.  Sometimes bars close.  And sometimes they are booked for special events.

Always call ahead to make sure that the game you want to watch will be broadcast.

Where to Buy San Jose Sharks Fan Gear


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This list of the best San Jose Sharks sports bars is part of a series of posts on sports bars for fans of NHL teams.

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