Cajun Restaurant Awards
Thank You for Making PHB Great!

Jay in a San Jose Shark Commercial

We are happy that you noticed and recognized the Poor House Bistro as one of the BEST places for local dining and live music! Your appreciation inspires us to continue doing what we’re doing and bringing you that best “Authentic” New Orleans joint and musical talent this side of “The Big Easy!” We truly feel honored by our recognition through our cajun restaurant awards. Check out Jay’s cameo in the San Jose Sharks commercial.

Let the good times roll!

Bragging Rights
Thanks Again! We Love San Jose

Metros Best of silicon valley

Best Small Restaurant 2012, 2015

Best Cajun Food 2009, 2015

Best Small Music Venue 2015

Best Open Mic 2013-2014

Best Live Music Club 2008, 2012, 2014

Best Jazz/Blues Club 2008-2014

Best Pre-game Sharks Spot 2007-2014

Best American Dining 2007

Best Restaurant Patio 2007

wave readers choice

Best New Restaurant 2006

Best Jazz/Blues 2006

Best Jazz/Blues 2007

Best Jazz/Blues 2008

Best Patio/Outdoor Dining 2008

Best Jazz/Blues 2009

Best Cajun Restaurant 2009

Best Patio/Outdoor Dining 2010

other awards &  affiliations

San Jose Mercury News – 3 Out of 4 Stars

Proud Supporter and Board Member of San Jose Jazz


They have a brunch menu on Sunday (10am – 2pm) with some tasty options. My boyfriend had the jambalaya scramble with a side of grits. I went with the New Orleans combo from the main menu. We got an order of beignets, too. All of the
Alyssa W.