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Explore 4 favorite cheap lounges in San Jose

Fumee Cafe | Photo: Shaunie B./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 22, 2020.

Wondering where to find the best lounges near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable lounges in San Jose, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.

1. Fumee Cafe

Photo: Cathy J./Yelp

Topping the list is Fumee Cafe. Located at 4464 Pearl Ave. in Branham/Pearl, the hookah bar and lounge is the highest-rated cheap lounge in San Jose, boasting 4.5 stars out of 97 reviews on Yelp. 

Kalani H. noted, "I was smoked away by this place. I have been to a handful of hookah lounges. This by far is my favorite hookah lounge."

Yelper Smoke Shop I. wrote, "Really clean place and the owner of this hookah bar was really friendly."

2. Jack's Bar & Lounge

photo: jack's bar & lounge/yelp

Next up is downtown's Jack's Bar & Lounge, situated at 167 E. Taylor St. With four stars out of 249 reviews on Yelp, the lounge, sports bar and beer garden has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. 

Yelper Jes W. wrote, "Really enjoy coming to Jack's to hang out on the back patio area. Love playing corn hole with my friends and drinking a beer. I always like to bring a deck of cards as well. Good vibe inside, nice convenient location."

3. Park Lane Lounge

Photo: Demir H./Yelp

West San Jose's Park Lane Lounge, located at 5152 Moorpark Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap dive bar and lounge four stars out of 93 reviews.

Yelper Michael S., who reviewed Park Lane Lounge on Dec. 28, wrote, "The Park Lane is a good place to go to, the people are very friendly and if you like the dive bar vibe without the dive bar issues, this is a good joint to stop in and have a drink or two."

4. The Office

Photo: Lisa W./Yelp

The Office, a lounge in Willow Glen South, is another affordable go-to, with four stars out of 85 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2306 Almaden Road to see for yourself. 

Yelper Jess M. wrote, "The bartenders have always been super nice and friendly and provide us with great service. They put out little dishes of bar snack mix for you, but they don't serve food. However, you are more than welcome to bring in your own food."


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