8 South 1st St., San Jose CA 95113
Some of the hottest acts around the world stop by. Some of the best drinks are mixed here. And if it's a Saturday night, there's no place else you should be. Studio 8, the largest club in San Jose, offers the highest levels of entertainment, whether it's for corporate functions, birthday parties or just a wild weekend out. And its VIP lounge makes every event just that much more memorable.
99 E. San Fernando St., San Jose CA 95113
Fire-blowing bartenders, super-chill lounge areas, ideal mingling music and gorgeous patrons make Fahrenheit one of Silicon Valley's top ultra lounges. For partiers who prefer proper accommodations, VIP reservations are highly recommended and groups of 6 or more should consider a private table for bottle service. It is obvious how Fahrenheit got its name…the bar, lounge, cocktails and people are all HOT!
140 S Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos CA 95030
For San Jose, one of the Bay Area's most bustling towns, there is plenty in the way of nightlife, but no one nails small-town charm and quaint elegance quite like Three Degrees in Los Gatos. Tucked away into the Toll House Hotel off the beaten path, Three Degrees features free live music every Thursday and Friday evenings, as well as amazing happy hour specials seven days a week, so that you can dance, meet, greet and eat well into the night.
374 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113
Once the site of Eulipia Restaurant, Cafe Stritch aims to ditch the white tablecloths in favor of live music, beer and cocktails, and inexpensive food. The bar keeps a handful of regional favorites such as Anchor Steam and Lagunitas on tap, plus enough varieties of the hard stuff to keep things interesting. The spot has become a fixture in the local music scene, the regular lineup includes everything from jazz to indie rock at least a couple nights a week.
266 E Campbell Ave, Campbell CA
El Guapo has made a name for itself as a mexican restaurant that's equal-parts Mexican and California influenced, all in the effort to great delicious and authentic food for the San Jose masses. And when the sun goes down, El Guapo is still more than willing to keep its doors open, with drink specials that will be make foodies and snobs salivate. Their list of speciality margaritas has earned them a devout following as the place to go for unique twists on classic drinks, with their El Hefe Margarita being a house favorite.
354 N Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos, CA 95030
One of the best sports bars in Silicon Valley, Double D's Sports Grille easily appeals to a wide range of patrons. Families and younger crowds can always be found clamoring around tables piled high with the creative American cuisine, while sports fans remain predictably strewn throughout the joint watching one of the 20 flat screens or two big screens. Later in the evenings, night owls haunt the lively bar throwing back cold rounds or sauntering over to the pool tables and arcade games.
85 S. Second St., San Jose CA 95113
The official San Jose Bar and Grill in downtown is a great place for business travelers and San Jose locals to gather to socialize. With plenty of beers on draft and tasty bar food available, San Jose Bar and Grill is the ideal location to watch sporting events with friends. Located near the corner of San Fernando Street and Second Street in Downtown San Jose, San Jose Bar and Grill is in the center of it all.
15 1/2 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos CA 95030
Los Gatos Bar and Grill is a hotspot that offers up delicious food, unique cocktails and a good time to all visitors. When the sun sets, LGBG becomes a haven for night-owls everywhere, with international DJs filling the recently remodeled space, and dropping some of the deepest basses and the most gorgeous tunes this side of the Bay. It's late night kitchen keeps serving until 2am on weekends, and is always open until the doors shut. VIP access and bottle service is also available, so you can make every visit one to remember.
301 South Market Street, San Jose CA 95113
A new bar in downtown San Jose, Tanq is a sleek destination dolled up in the style of an exotic fish tank. This downtown San Jose nightlife spot is located on the ground floor of the Marriott hotel, convenient to the theaters, museums and restaurants in San Jose. It is also adjacent to the Convention Center, wooing conventioneers with expertly mixed cocktails.
1116 Branham Ln, San Jose, CA 95118
By day, The Branham Lounge offers a happy hour from 10:00am-9:00pm. But by night, after the sun goes down and the doors open wider, Branham Lounge brings local and touring DJs looking to take the spotlight and command the crowd. The Lounge's unique living room-inpsired, 'vintage' decor—coupled with modern cocktails and contemporary music—make it a one-of-a-kind experience for anyone looking for a fun night out.
90 S. 2nd St., San Jose CA 95113
Loft Bar and Bistro in San Jose is arguably the chicest testament to hip urban dining in downtown San Jose serving outstanding contemporary American and California fusion cuisine in a space that can only be described as stunning. The Loft Bar and Bistro sports two levels, each with its own bar, lounges and dining areas, and the coolest outdoor patio of any downtown San Jose restaurant. The rooftop deck sits high above Second Street, away from the noise and the traffic, offering patrons a super chill place to kick back with friends for A-list drinking and dining in downtown San Jose.
83 S. 2nd St., San Jose CA 95113
Tres Gringos has brought the beach to Downtown San Jose for all to enjoy! Whether looking for a cool place to socialize with friends or stop-by during a "Bar-Crawl", Tres Gringos Baja Cantina is a hip bar located at the epicenter of the Downtown San Jose nightlife scene. With great neighboring bars and restaurants, it is easy to become a regular at this San Jose bar. VIP Cabanas available and birthday party reservations are accepted.
1710 W. Campbell Ave., Campbell CA 95008
Supplying sports, cocktails and palatable food to Campbell and San Jose folks for a number of years, Caper's Eat and Drink is just the upscale-casual kind of sports bar that you would expect to find in well-heeled Silicon Valley. Instead of unkempt, near toothless gents gettin' rowdy over their team at the bar, you'll find a clean and stylish setting where you can sip martinis or good brews and catch the game from almost any seat. If you're hungry, their anything-but-pub-grub menu is bound to have something you can enjoy, be it carpaccio, slow cooked lamb shanks or a grilled porterhouse.
5152 Mowry Ave, Fremont CA 94538
The Huddle has staked its claim as one of Freemont's most beloved nighttime venues, conveniently located just off Highway 880, and with plenty of free parking so that you can avoid the haste and get in sooner for one of Huddle's famously stiff drinks. When the sun goes down and the energy goes up, The Huddle becomes the place to go for live music, karaoke, a jukebox with decade-spanning classics, and more. At The Huddle, everyone finds something worth staying for.