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!


Talk about TRUE LOVE! …let me tell you about my true love – the freaking crawfish pasta. It was served really hot. And my eyes met the beautiful colors of the dish. Steam coming from the beautiful spirals of the fusilli pasta colored in a bold
Krizia L.