Tips for The Stage

490 South First St. San Jose CA 95113
4.4 by 1743 members
The Stage 4.370740103270223 out of 5 1743

330 The Stage Tips

  • Casual 2
  • Park in lot 1
  • Parking is scarce 1
  • Food and drinks for purchase 3
  • Dine before you go 2
21 events
12 reviews
10 stars
No late seating, so beware! And be patient when being directed to your seats/ getting your program. FYI, the even numbered seats are near the theatre door with odds opposite; all two-digit seat numbers (i.e., 29, 31, etc.) are on the "sides" with the three-digit ones (i.e., 102, 104, etc.) facing centre stage.
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137 events
125 reviews
82 stars
Get there early. No late seating.
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137 events
125 reviews
82 stars
We ate at Subway nearby on S Market St.
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137 events
125 reviews
82 stars
Some street parking around theatre. We parked at the San Jose Convention Center Parking on S Market St @ $11.00.
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137 events
125 reviews
82 stars
The weather was Warm. I wore T-Shirt and Blue Jeans..
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Wes
18 events
4 reviews
6 stars
Mosiac restaurant is in the Sheraton Hotel about 2 blocks from the Stage. Outstanding happy hour! We got two beers, two glasses of wine, crab cakes, a huge platter of calamari, and a huge dish of Honey Walnut Prawns...all for $56 by sitting in the lounge/bar area where drinks and appetizers are half price 5-7p. Excellent service, food, and prices !!!
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34 events
16 reviews
8 stars
Sweet and savory snacks available, beer, wine, soda and a limited bar.
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34 events
16 reviews
8 stars
I wore casual slacks, long sleeve shirt. Some might need jacket--cold!.
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51 events
5 reviews
236 stars
Depending on where you sit, you might find the seat a bit dusty perhaps with some little bit of cobweb or not. But comparatively, it's still cleaner than going to movie theater where people or kids slob over the seat with food, etc.
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8 events
4 reviews
3 stars
I wore A casual dress and boots..
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Olga
14 events
3 reviews
8 stars
First to Market has great food and cocktails.
A Weekend With Pablo Picasso
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37 events
14 reviews
31 stars
Parking on a Sunday afternoon was challenging, and after 15 minutes of looking for street parking I ended up in one of the many lots that increase their rates when there's a show...10 dollar flat fee for parking---
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Cynthia
47 events
10 reviews
14 stars
We had a delicious dinner before the show within easy walking distance at Arcadia.
Bonnie & Clyde
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3 events
3 reviews
0 stars
After the show, check out Cafe Stritch. Its two blocks from the theater. A live band usually plays til midnight. They make good strong drinks, and there are usually tables available at that time. They also serve coffee for you non-alcoholic types.
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3 events
3 reviews
0 stars
They have a small bar setup outside (bring cash) to purchase drinks. They only had Heineken and Sam Adams for beers, a couple wine selections, and the usual for mixed drinks. About $6 each. You can bring drinks into the theater.
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119 events
63 reviews
71 stars
The weather was way too hot for me. I wore slacks and a short-sleeved shirt. The rest of the audience was a bit more dressed up than I was..
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119 events
63 reviews
71 stars
Found street parking literally across the side street from the theatre. Likely harder Friday-Sunday when the fancy restaurant (Orchestria) is open and diners compete for parking spaces, but this is close to a single-family-dwelling residential neighborhood and it looks like street parking shouldn't be too hard.
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51 events
5 reviews
236 stars
Usually free parking weeknights and weekends on the street or the parking lot on 1st street under the 280 overpass.
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76 events
32 reviews
54 stars
I wore a sweater, flip-flops, etc..
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21 events
6 reviews
2 stars
Being that we went on Oct. 30 I parked right across the street. The streets were probably empty that night because Hollyween was the next night. That one reason we choose to attend on Oct. 30th
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