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Readers Survey

Arts & Entertainment

Best DJ

First Place
DJ Dan

Second Place
Andy Average

Third Place
DJ KTA

Third Place
Raffi

Third Place
Steve Masters


Best Place to Salsa

First Place
Club Miami
177 W. Santa Clara St., S.J.
408.279.3670

Second Place
Alberto's
736 W. Dana St., Mtn. View
650.968.3007

Third Place
Fuel
44 S. Almaden Ave., S.J.
408.295.7374


Best Place to Swing

First Place
Fuel
44 S. Almaden Ave., S.J.
408.295.7374

Second Place
BackBeat
777 Lawrence Expwy.,
Santa Clara
408.241.0777

Third Place
Agenda Lounge
399 S. First St., S.J.
408.287.4087


Best Live Rock

First Place
Cactus Club
417 S. First St., S.J.
408.491.9300

Second Place
The Usual
400 S. First St., S.J.
408.535.0330

Third Place
Toons
52 E. Santa Clara St., S.J.
408.292.7464


Best Dance Club

First Place
The Usual
400 S. First St., S.J.
408.535.0330

Second Place
Polly Esther's
396 S. First St., S.J.
408.280.1977

Third Place
BackBeat
777 Lawrence Expwy., Santa Clara
408.241.0777


Best Blues Club

First Place
JJ's
3439 Stevens Creek Blvd., S.J.
408.243.6441

Second Place
Agenda Lounge
399 S. First St., S.J.
408.287.4087


Best Concert Venue

First Place
Shoreline Amphitheater
1 Amphitheater Pkwy.,
Mtn. View
650.962.1000

Second Place
Mountain Winery
14831 Pierce Rd., Saratoga
408.741.0763

Third Place
Villa Montalvo
15400 Montalvo Rd., Saratoga
408.961.5800


Best Local Signed Band

First Place
Smash Mouth

Second Place
Papa Roach

Third Place
Insolence


Best Local Unsigned Band

First Place
Triple Seven

Second Place
Boy Kicks Girl

Third Place
Carpet Room


Best Dive Bar

First Place
Caravan
98 S. Almaden Ave., S.J.
408.995.6220

Second Place
Cinebar
69 E. San Fernando St., S.J.
408.292.9562

Third Place
Black Watch
141 1/2 N. Santa Cruz Ave.,
Los Gatos
408.354.2200


Best Karaoke

First Place
Seven Bamboo
162 E. Jackson St., S.J.
408.279.9937

Second Place
Britannia Arms
1087 S. De Anza Blvd., Cupertino
408.252.7262

5027 Almaden Expwy., S.J.
408.266.0550

Third Place
Acapulco
1299 Lawrence Exwy., S.J.
408.249.2001


Best Billiards Bar

First Place
South First Billiards
420 S. First St., S.J.
408.294.7800

Second Place
Campbell Billiards
1777 S. Bascom Ave., Campbell
408.377.9886

Third Place
The Glen
1180 Lincoln Ave., S.J.
408.288.9422


Best Gay-Friendly Bar

First Place
Tinker's Dam
46 N. Saratoga Ave.,
Santa Clara
408.243.4595

Second Place
Mac's
39 Post St., S.J.
408.288.8221

Third Place
Hamburger Mary's
170 W. St. John St., S.J.
408.947.1667


Best Movie Theater

First Place
AMC Theaters
various locations

Second Place
Century Theaters

various locations

Third Place
Towne Theatre
1433 The Alameda, S.J.
408.287.1433


Best Museum

First Place
Tech Museum of Innovation
201 S. Market St., S.J.
408.279.7150

Second Place
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
1342 Naglee Ave., S.J.
408.947.3600

Third Place
San Jose Museum of Art
110 S. Market St., S.J.
408.294.2787


Best Free Amusement

First Place
Metro's Music in the Park

Second Place
People-Watching

Third Place
Sex


Best Trivia Games

First Place
Britannia Arms
1087 S. De Anza Blvd., Cupertino
408.252.7262

5027 Almaden Expwy., S.J.
408.266.0550

First Place
King's Head Pub
201 Orchard City Dr., Campbell
408.871.2499

Second Place
TGI Friday's
10343 N. Wolfe Rd., Cupertino
408.257.2050


Best Cowboy Bar

First Place
Saddle Rack
1310 Auzerais Ave., S.J.
408.286.3393

Second Place
Tinker's Dam
46 N. Saratoga Ave.,
Santa Clara
408.243.4595


Best Strip Club

First Place
Pink Poodle
328 S. Bascom Ave., S.J.
408.292.3685

Second Place
AJ's
393 Lincoln Ave., S.J.
408.292.3445

Third Place
Kit Kat Club
907 E. Arques Ave., Sunnyvale
408.733.2628


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From the September 28-October 4, 2000 issue of Metro, Silicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper.

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