Top 10 Silicon Valley Experiences

From a popular landmark or attraction to a must-visit restaurant or bar, uncover Silicon Valley's ultimate top 10 experiences.

Updated: March 26, 2004

The Top 10

Taco Bravo

1950 S Bascom Ave, Campbell, CA 95008

Post-pub crawl crowds chow down on gooey cheese and bean burritos at this Campbell institution.

Black Watch

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

Order the famed cranberry kamikaze and play darts at this longtime tavern where tough bikers mingle with preppy collegians.

Paramount's Great America

4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95052

Gorge on red licorice and pink popcorn and then try not to turn green on the high-flying Top Gun coaster.

Britannia Arms Of Almaden

5027 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95118

Get your game on at 6am at one of the only local bars that shows football games telecast live from Europe.


238 Race St, San Jose, CA 95126

Taste one of the best mojitos in town and salsa dance to live bands on Friday nights at this local hot spot.

Happy Hound

15899 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos, CA 95032

Take the family for chili-cheese dogs and thick vanilla shakes on a Sunday afternoon at this Los Gatos institution.

Sap Center At San Jose

525 W Santa Clara, San Jose, CA 95113

Learn how to do the "chomp" when the San Jose Sharks go on the power play against other NHL teams.

Falafel Drive in

2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128

Round up co-workers and make a lunchtime pilgrimage to this veggie-friendly hot spot for the best falafels in town.

Winchester Mystery House

525 S Winchester Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128

Climb staircases that lead to nowhere as you take a flashlight tour of Silicon Valley's spookiest attraction.