Quality Inn Santa Clara Convention Center
1280 Persian Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Phone: (408) 744-1100
Fax: (408) 744-1688
Bars & Cafes
Overlooking a lovely duck pond, Faultline Brewing Company is a cozy brew pub and restaurant. With four distinct spaces for dining, its rustic, industrial decor is beautifully accentuated by wood, steel pipes and floor-to-ceiling glass windows. While the bar is more intimate overlooking the brew-house and features more than 20 flat screens, the upper room is spacious and has a lakeside view. Their banquet room is a converted old patio space and is used for private events. For alfresco dining, their outdoor patio is an ideal spot as it is enveloped with lush trees, blooms and carpet roses. It is besides the duck pond and is a refreshing place to enjoy the happy hours or have a meal. Take a sip of their artisanal beers and savor their menu that has been created to complement their brews. Faultline also hosts regular live music on Fridays and Saturdays.
As soon as you walk into Mexicali Grill you feel as if you're relaxing on a chic outdoor patio surrounded by the aroma of exotic spices. At Mexicali Grill you're able to enjoy authentic Mexican dishes from every region and sip on one of their specialty margaritas while watching them prepare your meal from the open kitchen. When you take a bite of your food you'll be able taste their dedication to serving only the finest ingredients.
If you are looking for an entertainment package, nothing can be better than the Bay Area Palladium; this place houses a nightclub, restaurant, bar and a concert hall inside it. You can fill yourself on the delicious fare at the restaurant and then head to the bar or the nightclub to get a taste of their amazing live events or dance to the tunes of the DJ. If music is your preference, this place also has several concerts held here regularly. To know more, check the website.
The Quarter Note offers Sunnyvale locals and visitors a relaxed, rather divey ambience. It is the bar to be for entertainment, whether you wish to shout yourself hoarse as the most popular local musicians strum their guitar or take centerstage and participate in karaoke sessions. Add pool tables, television screens showcasing sports events and mugs of beer, and you have an atmosphere of general merriment making this a fun stomping ground for both old and young music lovers. Check their website for a full calender of upcoming acts and events.
Both families and business professionals have been gathering at Pedro's Restaurant and Cantina for over twenty years for their freshly prepared food and the friendly service. Mexican classics are served at this cozy and comfortable restaurant, and their fare keeps diners coming back for more. If you're able to make it in on a Sunday for brunch you'll be able to catch Mariachis performing throughout the dining area. The restaurant is absolutely child friendly. Its quaint decor makes it ideal for a romantic date as well.
Firehouse Grill and Brewery has a definite feel of a firehouse, but is somehow elegant at the same time. From your seat in the sleek dining area you'll be able to watch them create your meal from the exhibition-style kitchen, including a wood-fired oven and rotisserie, whether it be soup, salad, pasta or pizza. If you're sitting at the bar you catch catch the game on the plasma screen TV as you sip one of five homemade beers that the in-house brew master has brewed. Firehouse Grill and Brewery had dedicated itself to providing quality food and a family-friendly atmosphere for anyone who happens to stop by for a drink or bite to eat.
Pure Lounge is one of the most popular venues in Downtown Sunnyvale. This gorgeous place is a unique blend of a swanky nightclub, a magnificent bar and an awesome entertainment space. This snappy night spot is done up ostentatiously and is glamorous enough to attract some of the most glitzy, upscale events and celebrations. The bar churns out sensational drinks while the DJ stations spin out totally rad tunes - these belong to diverse genres like EDM, Trance and Top 40s. Pure also hosts internationally acclaimed artists from time to time. Needless to say, Pure Lounge is home to some of the hippest and the most happening parties in Sunnyvale. Check their website for the upcoming events.
This Silicon Valley gem is a great place to meet up with friends for a drink and watch a football game or on the weekends to sway your hips to some live music put on by local acts. One thing about Murphy's Law that can't be beat are their happy hour prices which are dirt cheap. If you are in the mood for a party, this is the cheapest place in town and the crowd will happily join you in the fun.
Kick start your day on a pleasant note with an elaborate breakfast platter complete with rich and flavorful cup of coffee served at Specialty's. That's not it, you can also order a take away; with the tempting baked goodies in its window display no one leaves the cafe without buying these sweet treats. If you are in no hurry, you can relax inside or avail its outdoor seating arrangement overlooking the street. So go ahead and drop-in at this lovely cafe and enjoy its tasty baked items along with coffee.
Black Angus Steakhouse is renowned for their perfectly hand-cut, fresh Black Angus steaks that are seared in open flame for a lovely smokey flavor. Their branch in Sunnyvale follows the tradition faithfully. Get your appetite rolling with starters such as Loaded Potato Skins and Chicken Tenders. Feast on steaks like Bacon and Blue Butter Ribeye, Mushroom & Bleu Filet Mignon and Honey-Garlic Glazed New York Strip. For those who like seafood can try their Grilled King Salmon and Large Lobster Tail. While their Steakhouse Bacon Cheeseburger and Filet Mignon Sandwich are equally noteworthy. Their BullsEye Bar is a laidback sports bar where you can enjoy the happy hour with good drinks, food and catch a game on high definition flat screens. This location does not serve lunch but is a great place to dine with family and friends.
Ensconced in a quiet corner of Santa Clara along Flora Vista Avenue, the Venuez is a comfy neighborhood bar that serves as a perfect place for a casual conversation with friends and loved ones. The bar features an array of exquisite beverages and delicious finger food that truly compliments the pleasant atmosphere that envelops the place. The Venuez plays host to a variety of shows including DJ sessions, theme parties, open-mic nights, karaoke and poetry recitals. In a nutshell, the Venuez is a perfect place to sip a drink, share a thought and display your talent. Call for details.
Peacock Lounge is heaven for bar game fanatics. Everything is here; from a couple of pool tables, foosball, shuffleboard, many satellite televisions, video golf and not one, but three, dartboards. The patrons are mostly 30- and 40-somethings from all walks of life. Blue-collar workers and Silicon Valley denizens co-mingle easily. On football Sundays there are great breakfast deals, so come early, have a bite, and settle in for some great sports with some great fans.