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In the guide below, bars and hangouts are listed by city. The bold initals at the end of the address indicate the Rat Pack member (or hanger-on) we've deemed most likely to be found at that particular establishment. Abbreviations are as follows: KB: Kevin Bacon; JB: Joey Bishop; SDJ: Sammy Davis Jr.; AD: Angie Dickinson; JFK: John F. Kennedy; PL: Peter Lawford; MM: Marilyn Monroe; DM: Dean Martin; JKO: Jackie Kennedy Onassis; and FS: Frank Sinatra. Coffeehouses are listed separately with the essay on Joe DiMaggio; juice bars are listed with the essay on Shirley MacLaine.



Campbell

Boswell's
1875 S. Bascom Ave., Campbell (408/371-4404) KB

Campbell Cigar
Smoke shop. 831 Union Ave., Campbell (408/371-3099) KB

Effie's
331 Hacienda Ave., Campbell (408/374-3400) FS

Elephant Bar 499 E. Hamilton Ave., Campbell (408/871-8401) PL

The Garret
1777 S. Bascom Ave., Campbell (408/559-7930) KB

Gary's Sports Bar & Grill
2369 S. Winchester Blvd., Campbell (408/374-3257) KB

Gaslighter Theater
400 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell (408/866-1408) SDJ

Khartoum's
300 Orchard City Dr., Campbell (408/379-6340) DM

Left at Albuquerque
The Pruneyard, 1875 S. Bascom Ave., #550, Campbell (408/558-1680) JB

Outback Steakhouse & Bar
1885 S. Bascom Ave., Campbell (408/371-5384) JFK

Rock Bottom Brewery
1875 S. Bascom Avenue PruneYard, Campbell (408/377-0707) KB


Cupertino

Adobe
20128 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino (408/873-8243) AD

Blue Pheasant
22100 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino (408/255-3300) JB

Britannia Arms Cupertino
1087 Saratoga-Sunnyvale Rd., Cupertino (408/252-7262) JFK

Duke of Edinburgh
10801 N. Wolfe Road, Cupertino (408/446-3853) PL

El Torito
10330 N. Wolfe Rd., Cupertino (408/255-5747) AD

Outback Steakhouse & Bar
20630 Valley Green Dr., Cupertino (408/255-4400) JFK

PJ Mulligan's
19979 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino (408/255-0588) KB

Paul & Eddies Monta Vista Inn
21619 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino (408/252-2226) FS

Peacock Lounge
19980 Homestead Road, Cupertino (408/777-0812) SDJ

The Peppermill
10690 N. De Anza Blvd., Cupertino (408/996-7750) AD

Sam Wong
1655 S. De Anza Blvd, Cupertino (408/257-1120) SDJ

Santa Barbara Grill
10745 North De Anza Blvd., Cupertino (408/253-2233) PL

South Seas Hide-A-Way
10031 Judy Ave., Cupertino (408/252-0684) PL

TGIFridays
10343 N. Wolfe Rd., Cupertino (408/257-9600) JB


Fremont

The Beat Nightclub
37323 Fremont Blvd., Fremont (510/739-6822) SDJ

Daily's
5035 Mowry Ave., Fremont (510/791-0545) AD

Driftwood Cocktail Lounge
22170 Mission Blvd., Fremont (510/581-2050) FS

South 40 Club
46850 Warm Springs Rd, Fremont (510/657-8935) FS

Stein Lounge
939 B St., Fremont (510/537-6770) JFK

Union Jack Pub
18553 Mission Blvd., Fremont (510/278-575) KB


Gilroy

Gaslighter Music Hall
7430 Monterey St., Gilroy (408/848-3488) JB

La Copa Linda
7990 Monterey St., Gilroy (408/847-4706) MM

Sports Connection
1300 First St., Gilroy (408/848-5050) KB

Station 55 Bar & Grill
55 Fifth St., Gilroy (408/847-5555) JFK


Los Altos

The Echo of Los Altos
1579 Miramonte Ave., Los Altos (650/967-0969) FS

Los Altos Bar and Grill
169 Main St., Los Altos (650/948-4332) DM

Mac's American Grill
325 Main St.,Los Altos (650/941-0234) AD


Los Gatos

Black Watch
141 1/2 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos (408/354-2200) MM

C.B. Hannegan's
208 Bachman Ave., Los Gatos (408/395-1233) DM

Cafe Marcella
368 Village Lane, Los Gatos (408/354-8006) JKO

Carry Nation's
8 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos (408/354-1771) AD

The Cats
17533 Santa Cruz Hwy., Los Gatos (408/354-4020) JB

Chart House
115 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos (408/354-1737) JKO

The Clocktower Bar & Grill
The Toll House Hotel, 140 S. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos (408/395-7070) PL

Double D's Sports Grille
354 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos (408/395-6882) KB

Friends
15043 Los Gatos Blvd., Los Gatos (408/358-7852) SDJ

Johnny's Northside Grill
532 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos (408/395-6908) DM

La Hacienda
18840 Saratoga-Los Gatos Rd., Monte Sereno (408/354-6669) FS

Los Gatos Bar and Grill
15 1/2 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos (408/399-5424) DM

Los Gatos Brewing Co.
130-G. North Santa Cruz Avenue, Los Gatos (408/395-9929) PL

The Los Gatos Lodge
50 Los Gatos Saratoga Rd., Los Gatos (408/354-3300) FS

Mountain Charley's
15 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos (408/395-8880) AD

#1 Broadway
102 S. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos (408/354-4303) SDJ

Pedro's Cabo Grill
316 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos (408/354-7570) PL

Steamer's
50 University Ave., Los Gatos (408/395-2722) JFK

Valeriano's
160 W. Main St., Los Gatos (408/354-8108) JKO

Willow Street Pizza
20 S. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos (408/354-5566) KB


Menlo Park

British Bankers Club
1090 El Camino Real, Menlo Park (650/327-8769) PL

Chili's Grill and Bar
700 El Camino Real, Menlo Park (650/321-0330) KB

Dal Baffo European Cuisine
878 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park (650/325-1588) PL

The Dutch Goose
3567 Alameda de las Pulgas, Menlo Park (650/854-3245) JFK

Late for the Train
150 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park (650/321-6124) AD


Milpitas

Brandon's Restaurant and Lounge
1800 Barber Lane, Milpitas (408/432-6311) DM

Eddie's Billiards
235 S. Milpitas Blvd. #C-1, Milpitas (408/942-9500) KB

Family Billiards
72 Demsey Rd., Milpitas (408-945-6440) KB

Gasthaus Adler Bar and Restaurant
1380 S. Main St., Milpitas (408/946-6141) AD

Lina's Place
1362 S. Main St., Milpitas (408/262-4158) MM

Little Havana
Smoke shop. Milpitas Square, 530 Barber Lane, Milpitas (408/435-0698) KB

Riff's
1811 Barber Lane, Milpitas (408/943-1414) SDJ


Morgan Hill

Box Seat
15650 Vineyard Blvd., Morgan Hill (408/778-7102) KB

Camelot
275 E. Dunne Ave., Morgan Hill (408/782-2525) JFK

Golden Oak
16695 Condit Rd., Morgan Hill (408/779-8085) JB

Jack's Steak House
17535 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill (408/779-2524) JFK

Quail Canyon Inn
18780 Oak Glen Ave., Morgan Hill (408/779-7509) AD


Mountain View

Alberto's
736 W. Dana St., Mountain View (650/968-3007) SDJ

Daybreak
1711 W. El Camino Real, MV (650/940-9778) MM

Fibbar Magee's Mountain View
223 Castro St., Mountain View (650/964-9151) JFK

Frankie, Johnnie, Luigi Too
939 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View (650/967-5384) FS

Molly Magee's
241 Castro St., Mountain View (650/961-0108) JFK

Pockets
251 Castro St., Mountain View (650/961-7744) KB

Shoreline Billiards
1400 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View (650/964-0780) SDJ

The Sports Page
1431 Plymouth St., Mountain View (650-961-9104) JB

Tied House Cafe and Brewery
954 Villa St., Mountain View (650/965-BREW) KB

The Wagon Wheel
282 E. Middlefield Road, MV (650/967-1244) JFK

World-Famous King of Clubs
893 Leong Dr., MV (650/968-6366) DM


Palo Alto

Antonio's Nut House
321 California Ave., Palo Alto (650/321-2550) MM

Blue Chalk Café
630 Ramona St., Palo Alto (650/326-1020) KB

Cafe Fino
544 Emerson St., Palo Alto (650/326-6082) JKO

Compadres Mexican Bar & Grill
3877 El Camino Real, Palo Alto (650/858-1141) DM

Crescent Park Grill
546 University Ave., Palo Alto (650/326-0111) JKO

Dinah's Poolside Restaurant & Bar
4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto (650/493-4542) JB

The Edge
260 California Ave., Palo Alto (650/324-EDGE) KB

Empire Tap Room
651 Emerson St., Palo Alto (650/321-3030) DM

Fanny and Alexander
412 Emerson St., Palo Alto (650/326-7183) PL

Fresco
3398 El Camino Real, Palo Alto (650/493-3470) AD

Gordon Biersch
640 Emerson St., Palo Alto (650/323-7723) KB

Hugo's Sports Bar
4219 El Camino Real, Palo Alto (650/843-2521) AD

Il Fornaio
520 Cowper St., Palo Alto (650/853-3888) FS

Island Food and Grog
4141 El Camino Real, Palo Alto (650/493-9020) AD

Jose's Caribbean Nightclub
2275 El Camino Real, Palo Alto (650/326-6522) PL

Left at Albuquerque
445 Emerson St., Palo Alto (650/326-1011) DM

MacArthur Park
27 University Ave., Palo Alto (650/321-9990) JKO

The Old Pro's
2865 El Camino Real, Palo Alto (650/325-2070) KB

Q Cafe Billiards
529 Alma St., Palo Alto (650/322-3311) SDJ

The Rose & Crown
547 Emerson St., Palo Alto (650/327-ROSE) AD

Rudy's Pub
117 University Ave., Palo Alto (650/329-0922) JFK

Spago Palo Alto
265 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto (650/321-4466) JKO

Sundance Mine Company
1921 El Camino Real, Palo Alto (650/321-6798) DM


San Jose

AJ's
393 Lincoln Ave., San Jose (408/292-3445) PL

Agenda Lounge
399 S. First St., San Jose (408/287-4087) SDJ

Alex's 49er Inn
2214 Business Circle, San Jose (408/279-9737) JFK

Alma Bowl
355 W. Alma Ave., San Jose (408/294-8825) JB

Almaden Feed and Fuel
18950 Almaden Rd., San Jose (408/268-8950) MM

Angelo's Arena Cafe
11 Race St., San Jose (408/295-7765) DM

Aqui Cal-Mex Grill
1145 Lincoln Ave., Willow Glen (408/995-0381) KB

Bay 101
1801 Bering Dr., San Jose (408/451-8888) DM

The B-Hive Bar & Lounge
372 S. First St., San Jose (408/298-2529) KB

Bella Mia
58 S. First St., San Jose (408/280-1993) FS

Bella's Club
1872 W. San Carlos St., San Jose (408/998-3425) MM

Big Lil's
157 W. San Fernando St., San Jose (408/295-7469) JB

Black Angus Fun Bar
380 S. Kiely Blvd., San Jose (408/261-6900); second location: 1011 Blossom Hill Road, San Jose (408/266-6602) AD

Blake's
17 N. San Pedro Sq., San Jose (408/298-9221) JFK

Bob's Surf & Turf
2400 Monterey Rd, San Jose (408/286-0470) MM

Britannia Arms Almaden
5027 Almaden Expwy, San Jose (408/266-0550) JB

C.S. Riff's
1505 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose (408/866-0511) FS

Cactus Club
417 S. First St., San Jose (408/491-9300) KB

Café Babylon
434 S. First St., San Jose (408/297-0695) PL

The Caravan
98 Almaden Ave., San Jose (408/995-6220) MM

Cardinal Lounge
3197 Meridian Ave., San Jose (408/269-7891) MM

Cielito Lindo
195 E. Taylor St., San Jose (408/995-3447) DM

Cinebar
69 E. San Fernando St., San Jose (408/292-9562) JFK

City Bar and Grill
Hilton and Towers, 300 Almaden Blvd., San Jose (408/947-4444) AD

Club Caribe
1001 S. First St., San Jose (408/297-7272) SDJ

Club Havana
Cigar shop. 860 El Paseo de Saratoga, San Jose (408/871-2199) KB

Club Ibex
55 S. Market St., San Jose (408/971-4239) SDJ

Club Max
Doubletree Hotel, 2050 Gateway Pl., San Jose (408/453-4000) DM

Club Miami
177 W. Santa Clara St, SJ (408/279-3670) SDJ

Club Rio
610 Coleman Ave., San Jose (408/279-3387) FS

Club Vertigo
175 N. San Pedro, San Jose (408/298-9283) PL

Coconut Willie's
1099 W. San Carlos St., San Jose (408/971-1737) JB

Copa Cabana
2618 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose (408/272-3481) SDJ

Coyote Inn
102 Monterey Road, Coyote (408/463-0970) AD

Diamond Billiards
4700 Almaden Expwy., San Jose (408/266-POOL) KB

Dos Locos Cantina
150 S. First St., San Jose (408/993-9616) DM

The Drying Shed
402 Toyon Ave., San Jose (408/272-1512) JFK

Eight Forty North First
840 N. First St., San Jose (408/282-0840) FS

Eulipia Restaurant and Bar
374 S. First St., San Jose (408/280-6161) JKO

Fairmont Lobby Lounge
170 S. Market St., San Jose (408/998-3960) AD

4th Street Bowl
1441 N. Fourth St., San Jose (408/453-5555) KB

Fuel
44 S. Almaden Ave., San Jose (408/295-7374) SDJ

Garden City
360 S. Saratoga Ave., San Jose (408/244-3333) FS

Goosetown Caffe
1072 Lincoln Ave., Willow Glen (408/292-4866) FS

Gordon Biersch
33 E. San Fernando St., San Jose (408/294-6785) KB

Greg's Ballroom
551 W. Julian St., San Jose (408/286-4388) PL

The Grill on the Alley
In the Fairmont Hotel, 170 S. Market (408/998-1900)

Hedley Club
Hotel De Anza, 233 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose (408/286-1000) JFK

Henry's World-Famous Hi-Life
301 W. St. John St, San Jose (408/295-5414) JFK

Hochburg Von Germania
261 N. Second St., San Jose (408/295-4484) JB

Il Fornaio
302 S. Market St., San Jose (408/271-3366) JKO

Jack's Club
167 E. Taylor St., San Jose (408/293-8995) JFK

JJ's Blues Lounge
3439 Stevens Creek Blvd., San Jose (408/243-6441) MM

Joe's Bar and Grill
1460 Old Oakland Road, San Jose (408/453-3392) JFK

Jou Jou's Bistro
95 S. Market St. #210, San Jose (408/277-0690) JKO

Katie Bloom's
150 S. First St., San Jose (408/294-4408) JFK

La Copa Inn
2444-B Alvin Ave., San Jose (408/274-3700) AD

Latin Village
1899 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose (408/259-7712) DM

Lou's Village
1465 W. San Carlos St., San Jose (408/293-4570) AD

Mac's Club
339 S. First St., San Jose (408/99 8-9535) MM

Malibu Grill
5735 Camden Ave., San Jose (408/448-7300) MM

Mary's
170 W. St. John St., San Jose (408/947-1667) MM

Menara Moroccan Restaurant
41 E. Gish Road, San Jose (408/453-1983) SDJ

Mission Ale House
97 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose (408/292-4058) PL

Nick's Pizza
354 E. Santa Clara, San Jose (408/286-9710) FS

Opry House
21350 Almaden Road, San Jose (408/268-2492) JB

Original Joe's
301 S. First St., San Jose (408/292-7030) FS

Paolo's
333 W. San Carlos St., San Jose (408/294-2558) FS

Peppertree Pizza Co.
1275 Piedmont Road, San Jose (408/251-6310) KB

Pink Poodle
328 S. Bascom, San Jose (408/292-3685) PL

Rodeo Club
640 Coleman Ave., San Jose (408/293-1010) AD

The Saddle Rack
1310 Auzerais Ave., San Jose (408/286-3393) JB

Seven Bamboo
162 Jackson St., San Jose (408/279-9937) MM

Sh Boom
975 DeAnza, San Jose (408/725-1600) FS

The Shark and Rose
69 N. San Pedro St., San Jose (408/287-6969) KB

Sharky's
1151 Lincoln Ave., SJ (408/279-0996) MM

Shark's Tooth
737 Stockton Ave., San Jose (408/298-8767) KB

South First Billiards
420 S. First St., San Jose (408/294-7800) KB

South Side Café
7028 Santa Teresa Blvd., San Jose (408/226-5424) MM

Spiedo
151 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose (408/971-6096) DM

Stratta Grill and Café
71 E. San Fernando, San Jose (408/293-1121) JKO

Teske's Germania
255 N. First St., San Jose (408/292-0291) JB

The Three Flames
1547 Meridian Ave., San Jose (408/269-3133) JFK

Three Plus One Club
675 E. Gish Rd., San Jose (408/293-6289 PL

Tied House Cafe and Brewery
65 N. San Pedro St., San Jose (408/295-BREW) KB

Tony Roma's
4233 Moorpark Ave., San Jose (408/253-4900) FS

Toon's
52 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose (408/292-7464) PL

Trials Pub
265 N. First St., San Jose (408/947-0497) FS

T's Cabaret
1984 Old Oakland Road, San Jose (408/435-3066) PL

The Usual
400 S. First St., San Jose (408/535-0330) KB

Vahl's Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge
1513 El Dorado, San Jose (408/262-0731) MM

The Vibe
47 Notre Dame, San Jose (408/279-3387) SDJ

Waves Smokehouse and Barbeque
65 Post St., San Jose (408/885-9283) AD

Willow Glen Billiards & Brew
1180 Lincoln Ave., Willow Glen (408/288-9422) KB

Willow Glen Cigars
Smoke shop. 1068 Lincoln Ave., Willow Glen (408/283-9323) KB

The Wine Galleria
377 S. First St., San Jose (408/298-1386) JKO

Zorba's
1350 S. Bascom Ave., San Jose (408/293-7170) JKO


Santa Clara

BackBeat Nightclub
777 Lawrence Expwy, Santa Clara (408/241-0777) SDJ

Birk's
3955 Freedom Circle, Santa Clara (408/980-6400) JKO

Blinky's Sports Café
3145 El Camino Real, Santa Clara (408/241-3933) JFK

Coleman Still
1240 Coleman Ave., Santa Clara (408/727-4670) AD

ComedySportz
3428 El Camino Real, Santa Clara (408/985-1223) JB

Dukes Cocktail Lounge
2175 Monroe St., Santa Clara (408/554-1772) MM

Flamingo Lounge
2103 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara (408/241-0687) MM

Hops
Biltmore Hotel, Hwy. 101/Montague Expwy., Santa Clara (408/988-8411) PL

Horseshoe Club
2655 El Camino Real, Santa Clara (408/248-4100) JB

The Hut
3200 The Alameda, Santa Clara (408/296-6024) MM

McNeil's Bar & Grill
800 N. Kiely Blvd., Santa Clara (408/244-4038) JFK

Players
1589 Pomeroy Ave., Santa Clara (408/296-9955) FS

Santa Clara Billiards
4525 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara (408/296-3333) KB

Star Lounge
2531 Newhall, Santa Clara (408/244-0293) AD

TD's
46 N. Saratoga, Santa Clara (408/243-4595) MM


Saratoga

The Bank
14421 Big Basin Way, Saratoga (408/867-5155) FS

Big Basin Bistro
14480 Big Basin Way, Saratoga (408/867-1764) JKO

Crazy Horse Bistro/The Plumed Horse
14555 Big Basin Way, Saratoga (408/867-4711) JKO


Sunnyvale

Aruba's Island Grill
1250 Lakeside Dr., Sunnyvale (408/738-0111) PL

Bank Shot Billiards
350 Altair Way, Sunnyvale (408/733-3855) KB

Beefy's Cabin
1028 W. Washington Ave., Sunnyvale (408/736-7141) JFK

Brass Rail
160 Persian Dr., Sunnyvale (408/734-1454) PL

The Candid Club
1053 E. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale (408/246-3624) PL

Cheers
685 E. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale (408/749-1288) SDJ

Cherry Bowl
623 Knickerbocker Dr., Sunnyvale (408/739-5700) MM

Faultline Brewing Company
1235 Oakmead Parkway, Sunnyvale (408/736-2739) KB

Fibbar Magee's Sunnyvale
156 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale (408/749-8373) JFK

French Quarter Cabaret
193 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale (408/773-8700) DM

Hardy's Bavaria
111 W. Evelyn St., Sunnyvale (408/720-1531) AD

The Hip Hugger
948 W. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale (408/730-9873) PL

Kit Kat Club
907 E. Arques Ave., Sunnyvale (408/733-2628) PL

The Lion and Compass
1023 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Sunnyvale (408/745-1260) DM

Longhorn Lounge
Saratoga-Sunnyvale Rd. at Fremont Ave., Sunnyvale (408/738-0590) MM

Murphy's Law
135 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale (408/736-3822) MM

The Palace
146 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale (408/739-5179) JKO

Paul and Harvey's
130 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale (408/736-5770) JFK

The Quarter Note
1214 Apollo Way #403, Sunnyvale (408/732-2110) AD

Roadhouse Blues and Rock Café
1102 W. Evelyn Ave, Sunnyvale (408/739-7939) AD

Rooster T. Feather's Comedy Club
157 W. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale (408/736-0921) JB

Scruffy Murphy's
187 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale (408/735-7394) JFK

Shooters
769 Mathilda Ave., Sunnyvale (408/738-2787) KB

Starlite Ballroom
1160 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Sunnyvale (408/745-7827) JKO

Stoddard's Brewhouse
111 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale (408/733-7824) PL

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