LABOR DAY WEEKEND
Whether you’re in search of a refreshing summer spritz or authentic margarita, you’re sure to find the perfect cocktail to celebrate among family and friends at these favorite holiday go-tos.
SP2 COMMUNAL BAR + RESTAURANT
72 North Almaden Avenue | San Jose
With rustic interiors and ample seating, including communal picnic tables, this San Pedro Square hotspot offers modern twists on classic cocktails like the “Martinez” and “Dark and Stormy.” The young, professional crowd flock to this popular hangout for half-priced happy hour specials and $5 light bites.
431 Kipling Street | Palo Alto
Patrons of this charming wine and cheese restaurant enjoy $3 off all appetizers, as well as $7 and $10 wines. Situated in a two-story Victorian House, this gem features seasonal wines, organic fare, and an outdoor patio with live music most evenings.
STEINS BEER GARDEN
895 Villa Street | Mountain View
Featuring an outdoor beer garden serving over 30 craft and import beers with fresh takes on comfort classics, Steins offers a wide variety of options for those into the Bay Area craft beer scene.
EL JARDIN TEQUILA BAR & RESTAURANT
368 Santana Row #1050 | San Jose
Open-air seating and live music contribute to the party vibe at this lively restaurant and bar, where fresh Mexican food and tangy cocktails, including a tequila bar, are served in an authentic setting reminiscent of old Mexico.
B STREET & VINE
320 South B Street | San Mateo
Downtown San Mateo’s only wine café, B Street and Vine, offers perfectly paired wines with a wide variety of small plates, as well as an extensive menu of bottled and tap beer. Guests of this cheerful bistro also enjoy live music on Wednesday-Saturday evenings.
CIELO ROOFTOP BAR
355 Santana Row | San Jose
A cozy outdoor ambiance attracts guests to this wine bar located on the roof of Hotel Valencia. Surrounded by stunning views and the fantastic shopping of Santana Row, Cielo serves a nice selection of wine and beer in an intimate rooftop setting.