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Dinner Options in San Jose for 8?

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Hi guys,

I'm originally from the LA boards, but I am organizing a Japanese-school reunion in San Jose.
The problem is that I haven't been in Norcal for a good 6 years and have no idea what the options are.

I am looking for a fun place to hold a reunion dinner... for 8 people (it was a small school!), okay noise level, hopefully something a little hip (but not painfully hip). Most of us are aged 24-25, still in grad school or just started working, so our budgets are... Not that glamorous, to put it in better words.

Thought? Suggestions? I'll take anything really. Thanks in advance!

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  1. Two places I can think of that are good. One is Hawgs Seafood Bar restaurant on Second St. in downtown San Jose. The chipino is to die for!

    The second I haven't gone to myself, but my daughter and her friends rave about.
    Blowfish Sushi, it's hip and the food is supposed to be really good.

    Here's links to each-

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    Blowfish Sushi To Die For
    355 Santana Row, San Jose, CA 95128

    Hawgs Seafood Bar
    150 S 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95113

    1. Might look into Hukilau, Hawaiian in SJ's J-town. Comfortable and fun, reasonably priced, enough of a menu to fit many tastes, pretty good bar as well.

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      Hukilau
      230 Jackson St, San Jose, CA 95112