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The 7 Best Bars Near Santa Clara

Updated: November 19, 2021

Had a long day? These are our favorite Santa Clara bars for a post-work cocktail and bucket of beer. After careful analysis of top articles and review sites, we know these are the best bars in Santa Clara. Drop-in on the pubs for tasty bar snacks, jugs of frozen wine slushy, and an all-round good time.

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Grub Burger Bar

Bar, $$, Santa ClaraBar, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

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Haberdasher

Cocktail Bar, $$, San JoseCocktail Bar, $$San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Lyft

    Top 8 Most Visited Cocktail Bars in Downtown, San Jose

    Lyft
  • Thrillist

    Where to Drink in Downtown San Jose

    Thrillist

Paper Plane

Cocktail Bar, $$, San JoseCocktail Bar, $$San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 8 Most Visited Cocktail Bars in Downtown, San Jose

    Lyft
  • Thrillist

    Where to Drink in Downtown San Jose

    Thrillist

55 South

Cocktail Bar, $$, San JoseCocktail Bar, $$San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 8 Most Visited Cocktail Bars in Downtown, San Jose

    Lyft
  • CultureTrip

    The Top 10 Bars In Downtown San Jose, California

    CultureTrip

Vino Vino

Wine Bar, $$, SunnyvaleWine Bar, $$Sunnyvale, Washington
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Nightlife Spots in Sunnyvale

    Lyft

Water Tower Kitchen

Sports Bar, $$, CampbellSports Bar, $$Campbell, Central Campbell
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

20twenty cheese bar

Wine Bar, $$, San JoseWine Bar, $$San Jose, Willow Glen
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 28999 Santa Clara restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 2955 top lists and articles from the likes of CultureTrip, Thrillist and Lyft. These spots have been featured in CultureTrip - The Top 10 Bars In Downtown San Jose, California, Thrillist - Where to Drink in Downtown San Jose and Lyft - Top 8 Most Visited Cocktail Bars in Downtown, San Jose. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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