Bars & Clubs 2011

Sunnyvale

Wine Cellar SUD FARM: Barkeep Michelle Fauth pulls the taps at Beefy's Cabin. Photograph by Honda Dumitriu

Bay Area Palladium

767 N. Mathilda Ave., Sunnyvale; 408.245.8777

Beefy's Cabin

693 Grape Ave., Sunnyvale; 408.736.7141

Blue Bonnet

208 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Sunnyvale; 408.245.6651

Blue Max

828 W. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale; 408.746.9500

Bogart's Lounge & Tech Pub

1209 Wildwood Ave., Sunnyvale; 408.245.2800

The Brass Rail

160 Persian Drive, Sunnyvale; 408.734.1454

Cheetahs Gentlemen's Club

907 E. Arques Ave., Sunnyvale; 408.733.2628

Faultline Brewing Company

1235 Oakmead Pkwy., Sunnyvale; 408.736.2739. The brew pub schedules eclectic (from New Orleans jazz to acoustic reggae) acts on the weekends.

Fibbar MaGees Irish Pub

156 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale; 408.749.8373

French Quarter Cabaret

195 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale; 408.773.8700

The Hiphugger

948 W. El Camino Real; 408.736.8585

Lilly Mac's Irish Bar and Restaurant

187 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale; 408.732.0200. Irish dance sessions on Tuesdays, plus bands on weekends.

Lion & Compass

1023 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Sunnyvale; 408.745.1260

Murphy's Law Irish Pub

135 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale; 408.736.3822

Oasis

952 E. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale; 408.738.9957

The Patio Bar

948 El Camino Real, Sunnyvale; 408.245.1250

Paul and Harvey's

130 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale; 408.736.5770

Plan B Pub

115 Plaza Dr., Sunnyvale; 408.744.9800. This modest lounge, located between a strip club and homes, has comfortable leather booths for larger parties, and a classic lounge singer midweek.

Peacock Lounge

102 E. Fremont Blvd., Sunnyvale; 408.962.6690

Quarter Note

1214 Apollo Way, Sunnyvale; 408.732.2110. The club has recently boosted its culinary profile with the addition of a barbecue section called Mac's by the Tracks.

Rooster T. Feathers

157 W. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale; 408.736.0921. A major showcase for touring standups.

St. John's Bar & Grill

510 Lawrence Expwy., Sunnyvale; 408.738.8515

Sporty's Bikini Bar

1053 E. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale; 408.246.3624