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[whitespace] Readers Survey Winners: Nightlife

Best Sports Bar

First Place
Double D's Sports Grille
354 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos 408.395.6882

Runner Up
The Sports Page
1431 Plymouth St., Mtn. View 650.961.1992


Best Pub

Britannia Arms

First Place
Britannia Arms
5027 Almaden Expwy., S.J. 408.266.0550
1087 De Anza Blvd., Cupertino 408.252.7262
173 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose 408.278.1400

Runner Up
Trials Pub
265 N. First St., S.J. 408.947.0497


Best Bar Patio

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

First Place
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
33 E. San Fernando St., S.J. 408.294.6785

Runner Up
Mission Ale House
97 E. Santa Clara St., S.J. 408.292.4058


Best Dive Bar

First Place
The Caravan
98 Almaden Blvd., S.J. 408.995.6220

The Black Watch

Runner Up
The Black Watch
141 1/2 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos 408.354.2200


Best Place for Cocktails

First Place
Agenda Restaurant & Jazz Lounge
399 S. First St., S.J. 408.287.4087

Runner Up
Plant 51
44 S. Almaden Ave., S.J. 408.297.5151


Best Happy Hour

First Place
Agenda Restaurant & Jazz Lounge
399 S. First St., S.J. 408.287.4087

Runner Up
Acapulco's Mexican Restaurant
1299 Lawrence Expressway, Santa Clara 408.249.2001


Heaviest Pour

First Place
The Caravan
98 Almaden Blvd., S.J. 408.995.6220

Runner Up
Trials Pub
265 N. First St., S.J. 408.947.0497


Best Local Small Rock Venue

First Place
spy
400 S. First St., S.J. 408.298.9375

Runners Up--TIE
Plant 51
44 S. Almaden Ave., S.J. 408.297.5151

Boswell's
1875 S. Bascom Ave., Campbell 408.371.4404


Best Jazz/Blues Venue

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

Runner Up
Icon Supperclub
260 California Ave., Palo Alto 650.321.6447


Best Latin Club

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

Runner Up
Alberto's Nightclub
736 W. Dana St., Mtn. View 650.968.3007


Best Hip-Hop Venue

First Place
The Gallery
160 E. Virginia St., S.J. 408.293.1360

B Hive Cafe & Lounge

Runner Up
B Hive Cafe & Lounge
374 S. First St., S.J. 408.298.2529


Best Dance Club

First Place
The Forum
146 S. Murphy, Sunnyvale 408.739.5000

Runner Up
Waves Smokehouse & Saloon
65 Post St., S.J. 408.885.9283


Best Club/DJ Night

First Place
Velvet Shop
Thursday night at Waves Smokehouse & Saloon
65 Post St., S.J. 408.885.9283

Runner Up
Andy Average


Best After Hours Club

First Place
The End Up
401 Sixth St., S.F. 415.896.1095

Runner Up
"Home"


Best All-Ages Venue

First Place
Gaslighter Theater
400 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell 408.866.1408

Runner Up
Santa Clara Basement
Benson Memorial Center, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. www.kscu.org


Best Karaoke

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

Runner Up
Mt. Charley's Saloon
15 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos 408.935.8880


Best Jukebox in a Bar

First Place
Mission Ale House
97 E. Santa Clara St., S.J. 408.292.4058

Runner Up
The Hut
3200 The Alameda, Santa Clara 408.296.6024


Best Place to Hear Spoken Word

First Place
Cafecito
330 S. Third St., S.J. 408.995.6023

No Runner Up


Best Place to Meet New People

First Place
Dave & Busters
940 Great Mall Dr., Milpitas 408.957.9215

Runner Up
South First Billiards
420 S. First St., S.J. 408.294.7800


Best Place to Take a First Date

La Fondue

First Place
La Fondue
14510 Big Basin Way, Saratoga 408.867.3332

Stoddard's

Runner Up
Stoddard's
111 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale 408.733.7824


Best Pickup Joint (straight)

First Place
Mission Ale House
97 E. Santa Clara St., S.J. 408.292.4058


Best Pickup Joint (gay)

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


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