Plan Your Visit

The Hammer Theatre is conveniently located in the heart of Downtown San José near an array of restaurants, hotels, and public transportation. It is a beautiful, intimate theatre featuring high-quality performing arts events including music, theatre, dance, film, and more. Enjoy quality bar and concessions fare to complement the night’s event.

Local Dining – Promotions

As a culturally diverse community, San José offers many great cuisines. The following restaurants offer special promotions for our patrons and are conveniently located near the theatre.

Loft Bar and Bistro

Address: 90 South 2nd Street, San José, CA 95113

Hours: Mon–Wed & Sun 11am–10pm, Thurs 11am–11pm, Fri & Sat 11am–1:30am

Phone: (408) 291-0677


Since 2005, the Loft Bar and Bistro has served San José residents and visitors, offering satisfying meals and quality dining experiences. With indoor and outside dining, we can accommodate up to 250 people. Our menu offers traditional American style and worldly cuisine such as Grilled Filet Mignon, Crab Stuffed Salmon, Cajun Seared Ahi Tacos, and our signature Homemade Meatloaf.

Hammer Promotions: 20% off entire bill (day of the event, must show ticket stub, dine in only)

McCormick & Schmick’s

Address: 170 South Market Street, San José, CA 95112

Hours: Sun–Thurs 11:30am–10pm, Fri & Sat 11:30am–11pm

Phone: (408) 283-7200


McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks is located adjacent to the Fairmont Hotel in Downtown San José. From fresh seafood and shellfish to aged steaks and garden fresh salads, our goal is to exceed your dining expectations. Our menus source fresh seafood plus ingredients from local ranches, farms, and wineries to showcase regionally inspired dishes. Our beautiful rooftop bar offers a view of San José to enjoy wines, beers, classic drinks, and trendy cocktails.

Hammer Promotions: Free appetizer (discount value up to $13.99) when entree ordered and Hammer theatre ticket presented.


Scott’s Seafood

Address: 185 Park Avenue, San José, CA 95113

Hours: Lunch: Mon–Fri 11:30am–1:30pm, Dinner: Wed 4:30pm–9pm, Thu–Fri 4:30pm-10pm & Sat 5pm-10pm, Sunday Brunch Buffet: Sun 10:30am–2pm, Happy Hour: Mon–Fri 3:30pm–6:30pm

Phone: (408) 971-1700


Scott‘s Seafood has been a tradition in Downtown San José since 1986. We continue to serve fresh seafood and USDA Prime steaks. Join us for Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour, and Sunday Brunch. Come see what we sea!

Hammer Promotions: Show a valid printed or digital Hammer ticket to receive $10 off of check with a purchase of two dinner entrees. One per table and ticket must be for a show dated July 8, 2018 or later.


Address: 151 S 2nd St, San José, CA 95113

Hours: Mon–Thu 11am–2:30pm & 4:30pm–9pm, Fri 11am–2:30pm & 4:30pm–10pm, Sat 4:30pm–10pm, & closed on Sun

Phone: (408) 899-2762


ÉLYSE is a new modern French Vietnamese restaurant located in Downtown San José, CA. We are an upscale bistro that provides an enticing combination of exquisite French & Vietnamese dishes with cultivated mixology and an eclectic wine list with sophisticated service in a cozy and chic dining setting.

Hammer Promotions: Free appetizer (chicken wings or mushroom tartlet) for any patron that dines here and mentions that they are going to the Hammer Theatre for a performance.

Elyse Restaurant
Elyse Restaurant Food


If you’re looking to stay in the area, the following hotels are near the Hammer:

San José Marriott

Address: 301 S Market St, San José, CA 95113

Phone: (408) 280-1300


Fairmont San José

Address: 170 S Market St, San José, CA 95113

Phone: (408) 998-1900


Hyatt Place San José Downtown

Address: 282 Almaden Blvd, San José, CA 95113

Phone: (408) 998-0400


Four Points by Sheraton San José Downtown

Address: 211 S 1st St, San José, CA 95113

Phone: (408) 282-8800



  • Convenient parking is available nearby at the 2nd and San Carlos Garage. There’s a $5 flat-rate after 6:00 pm seven nights a week and all day Saturday or Sunday.
  • Also visit San José’s parking map to see a list of other conveniently located parking garages near the Hammer Theatre.

For additional information about San José: City of San José’s Visitor Webpage

Disclaimer: The Hammer Theatre does not endorse any of the establishments listed above.

Have any questions about the Hammer Theatre? Call the Box Office at (408) 924-8501 or email