Night Life In Los Gatos
Mountain Charley’s Saloon
This rockhouse saloon focuses on the timeless rather than the trendy, with live music throughout the week and bargain nightly drink specials. Whether watching pierced punk bands, watching the overhead TV or just chatting with the bartender, Charley’s patrons can rest assured that they have discovered one of the edgiest spots in Los Gatos. The self-proclaimed “premier nightclub of the South Bay” also features karaoke every Wednesday night.
You wouldn’t think from the bland exterior, situated in a strip mall, that #1 Broadway in Los Gatos would rock, but rock it does for the 30 and up crowd whose lives still have room for partying. This little local bar serves up live music, from local rock and disco bands complete with a great dance floor! You can also take your drinks out on the patio that overlooks the street below for a little fresh air.
Los Gatos Brewing Company
Anyone who still thinks of beer as a working-class beverage has never gone for a pint at this spiffy brewery. Here the beer is micro-brewed to perfection, the people are beautiful and the classy dress code doesn’t take kindly to tank tops, and will provide shoulder coverings if necessary. There’s no dance floor, pool table or live music, but with all of the friendly strangers and tasty food, the regulars are hardly complaining.
Home to the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the area, C.B. Hannnegan’s also gets pretty rocking the other 364 days of the year. Regulars describe this Los Gatos local bar as a home away from home and, if you’ve even been there once, you know exactly what they’re talking about. The outdoor patio comes with a fireplace for those chilly evenings when you haven’t had enough of the sauce to warm your bones.
Double D’s Sports Grille
A Los Gatos nightlife & dining institution, Double D’s Sports Grille has a knack for appealing to just about every type of crowd. Families can cozy up in the booths or grab a table and dive into hefty plates of creative American cuisine and pub-style favorites, while sports fans can grab a cold one at the bar and keep up on the stats broadcasted over 20 flat-screen TVs. Arcade games, pool tables and other distractions contribute to the overall cool factor of this Los Gatos sports bar.
Los Gatos Bar and Grill
Los Gatos Bar & Grill has returned with their casual yet hip ambiance that made this bar a local favorite for so many years. Full menus feed those seeking everything from dinner to late-night snacks enjoyed alongside potent cocktails, and the bar supplies nearly every kind of drink you could want. This is one of the best places in town to catch the game and a bite to eat, and the huge patio makes it especially popular during the warmer months.
The Black Watch
Los Gatos’ venerable dive bar, the Black Watch has that low key hipster vibe that belongs in a more urban setting, but that certainly doesn’t mean that we’re not thankful it’s here. You can toss a few rounds of darts or just kick back with friends and you’re likely to hear the loud rock and roll music coming out of the Black Watch before you step inside to the dimly lit interior to take part in their signature drink special: a pint glass of kamikazes.
Once only known as a secretive little spot for forty-something romantics, the Wine cellar in Los Gatos has been exposed and the younger crowds are moving in to get their taste of the hipper sophisticated life. People are flocking to the Wine Cellar to sample their extensive wine selection, imbibe their funky cocktails and dine on their eclectic cuisine in Los Gatos’ newest hotspot.
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