Ultimate Singles Guide

From a trendy restaurant or bar to a hot dance club or rockin music venue, find the best singles spots in Silicon Valley.

Updated: July 30, 2004

For Party Types

Britannia Arms Of Almaden

5027 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95118

The heated back patio is packed with co-eds, especially on busy Thursday nights, at this unpretentious neighborhood bar.

Black Watch

141 1/2 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030

The famed cranberry kamikazes, served in pint glasses and meant to be shared, fuel Los Gatos' singles scene.

For Trendy Types

Coyote Creek Golf Club

396 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113

A VIP crowd lines up for hot dancing and stiff drinks at this hip night spot.

Blowfish Sushi - Santana Row

355 Santana Row Ste 1010, San Jose, CA 95128

Exotic fusion cuisine, wild sake creations and a cool dance-club decor attract an affluent mix of hipsters.

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

925 Blossom Hill Rd, San Jose, CA 95123

The current hot spot for beer lovers also draws a steady stream of young singles Thursdays through Saturday.


535 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301

College kids looking to score digits mingle with Silicon Valley bigwigs over margaritas at this popular New Orleans-themed bar.

For 30-Something Types

Los Gatos Brewing Company

130 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030

An upscale, low-pressure place to meet a new friend and have a conversation over wine and beer.

Straits Restaurant

333 Santana Row Ste 1110, San Jose, CA 95128

A smartly dressed, after-work crowd congregates at this Pan-Asian spot to chat, sip Singapore slings and snack on sashimi.