The Best of Silicon Valley 2014

Music & Nightlife | Reader Picks

Hedley Club Lounge  BEST HOTEL BAR: Hedley Club Lounge

Best Dance Club

The Blank Club 44 S. Almaden Ave, San Jose

Charley's LG

15 N. Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

The Cardiff

260 E. Campbell Ave, Campbell

Best Live Music Club

The Blank Club

44 S. Almaden Ave., San Jose

Poor House Bistro

91 S. Autumn St, San Jose

Charley's LG (Mountain Charley's)

15 N. Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

Best Underground Music Spot

San Jose Rock Shop

30 N. Third St, San Jose

X-Bar, Homestead Bowl

20990 Homestead Rd, Cupertino

SLG Art Boutiki

44 Race St, San Jose

Best Latin Music Club

Az˙car Latin Bistro & Mojito Bar

71 E. San Fernando St, San Jose

The Rodeo Club

610 Coleman Ave, San Jose

Miami Beach Club/Beso

417 S. Market St, San Jose

Best Jazz/Blues Club

JJ's Blues

3439 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose

Poor House Bistro

91 S. Autumn St, San Jose

Hedley Club

233 W. Santa Clara St, San Jose

Best Gentlemen's Club

Pink Poodle

328 S. Bascom Ave, San Jose

Cheetah's

907 E. Arques Ave, Sunnyvale

Cheetah's

160 Persian Dr, Sunnyvale

Best Gay or Lesbian Bar

Splash

65 Post St, San Jose

Mac's

39 Post St, San Jose

The Metropolitan

394 S. First St, San Jose

Best Hotel Bar or Restaurant

Hedley Club

233 W. Santa Clara St, San Jose

V Bar

355 Santana Row, San Jose

Bamboo Lounge

170 S. Market St, San Jose

Best Hookah Bar

Smoke This Hookah Lounge

2271 The Alameda, Santa Clara

Shisha Hookah Lounge

84 N. Market St, San Jose

The Swinging Hookah

386 S. First St, San Jose

Best Sports Bar

Double D's Sports Grille

354 N. Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos

Britannia Arms Downtown San Jose

173 W. Santa Clara St, San Jose

Britannia Arms Almaden

5027 Almaden Expy, San Jose

Best Pre-Sharks Game Spot

Henry's Hi-Life

301 W. Saint John St, San Jose

San Pedro Square Market

87 N. San Pedro St, San Jose

Poor House Bistro

91 S. Autumn St, San Jose

Best British Pub

Britannia Arms Almaden

5027 Almaden Expy, San Jose

Duke of Edinburgh

10801 N. Wolfe Rd, Cupertino

Britannia Arms Downtown San Jose

173 W. Santa Clara St, San Jose

Best Irish Pub

O'Flaherty's

25 N. San Pedro St, San Jose

Katie Blooms

369 E. Campbell Ave, Campbell

C.B. Hannegan's

208 Bachman Ave, Los Gatos

Best Martinis

The Grill on the Alley

172 S. Market St, San Jose

Original Joe's

301 S. First St, San Jose

Capers

1710 W. Campbell Ave, Campbell

Best Moscow Mules

55 South

55 S. First St, San Jose

singlebarrel

43 W. San Salvador St, San Jose

Blackbird Tavern

200 S. First St, San Jose

Best Mojitos

El Jardin Tequila Bar

368 Santana Row, San Jose

Cascal

400 Castro St, Mountain View

Az˙car

71 E. San Fernando St, San Jose

Best Margarita

Aqui Cal-Mex

1145 Lincoln Ave, San Jose; 5679 Snell Ave, San Jose; 201 E. Campbell Ave, Campbell; 10630 S. De Anza Blvd, Cupertino

El Jardin Tequila Bar

368 Santana Row, San Jose

Mezcal

25 W. San Fernando St, San Jose

Best Place to Play Pool

South First Billiards

420 S. First St, San Jose

Santa Clara Billiards

4525 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara

Willow Den

805 Lincoln Ave, San Jose

Best Bowling Alley

Cambrian Bowl

14900 Camden Ave, San Jose

Homestead Bowl

20990 Homestead Rd, Cupertino

Bowlmor Lanes

5420 Thornwood Dr, San Jose; 10123 N. Wolfe Rd, #20, Cupertino