Daily Music… Live!

Welcome to Poor House Bistro!

 Your Downtown San Jose Happy Place


open mic night

Come on down show your talent.   Singer songwriters, comedians, Bands, and Poetry all welcome. Sign Up early and we guarantee to get you up. We provide some backline and house band if needed.


downtown blues jam with aki kumar

This is a Pro Jam and all musicians should know how to play the blues before signing up.  Some of the best Bay Area Musicians perform for this weekly event, including some very special guests artist from out of town.  A great opportunity to show you listen, learn, and master your skills.   


blues & $2 brews

Happy Hump Day!  Time to listen to some great blues with The Legendary Sid Morris Gang and Beer tasting from a new Featured Brewery every week. Cheers!


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.