About

Our beef is the best in town!

We serve delicious and ample food portions in a cozy atmosphere.

 

When visiting the Drying Shed,  be prepared for a generous and delicious meal! 

We prepare and serve beef, seafood, and other superior entrees of quality for your enjoyment.

Since 1982…

We’ve been preparing prime cuts of beef, succulent seafood, and specialty entrees for our patrons throughout San Jose.  Known for our generous portions and excellent quality, we provide a memorable dining experience for all  of our customers. Come in and enjoy an unforgettable meal.

 

What Makes Us Better


From the Grill and the Oven….

Our menu has something for everyone! From Roast Prime Rib au Jus, Lobster Tail, or homemade Lasagna, we offer a variety of specialties. Our entrees include fresh baked bread, crisp tossed salad or soup du jour, and a baked potato – all at no extra cost!


An American Gem!

Being in business for over 40 years, the Drying Shed has developed a loyal clientele. Visiting our place feels comfortable and familiar. Many of our customers are on a first name basis with our staff, and are treated like family. We create relationships that are long lasting.


Event-friendly

If you’re considering celebrating a personal or a business occasion at our restaurant, our banquet facilities will be especially prepared and ready for you! We offer custom-colored linens, fresh flowers, and other special touches that make your celebration beautiful. Our quality of food and beverages will be memorable for you and your guests.

Meet our Team


Being a Southern family business founded by two cousins from the state of South Carolina 25 years ago, the Griddling is a special place. But what truly makes it special are the people. The team. Every member of it, from a simple assistant cook and waiter to the chef and owners – we all do our job with an ever-burning passion in our heart!

Our Team

Happy Customers


What an excellent experience. From the appetizer to the meal as well as a wonderful appletini. Wow!!! The server AL was the best he didn’t miss a beat I love this place it is so quaint and cozy my idea of an school dinner house. Don’t judge this Place until you enter and you’ll be…

Claudia M

Went to dinner with my wife Peggy for Good Friday. Went to our go to place. Drying Shed restaurant. As always the service was excellent. I had the Alaskan halibut, Peggy had the filet of soul. Best halibut and filet of soul that we’ve had in a long time. Thank you Denise we had a…

in East Foothills, California.

We’re hiring new culinary talents all the time! If you want to become a part of our culinary family and you have at least 6 months of prior experience of working at a restaurant, then contact us today!

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