Shaun & Mike's
South Bay Area Pub Guide


We have and will continue to spend our Fridays after work to rate Pubs that We visit (Irish & English mostly).
We rate on the 1 to 5 Black and Tan Scale (this is our personal opinion).

Pub Name Location Black and Tan Calamari Notes
Ye Olde
Royal Oak Pub

1240 Coleman Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Pefect Black and Tan
Nice place, good service.

231 Esplanade #101
Capitola, California - 95010
(831) 476-2263

Only Calamari that my mother will eat is from Margaritaville in Capitola.
The Kings Head

330 E Campbell Ave
Campbell, CA 95008

(Old Management -
Pending New Ratings)
C.B. Hannegans

208 Bachman Ave
Los Gatos, CA 95030

(too big and chewy) Great busy Place, Nice waitresses.
Good Service

Rosie McCann's

355 Santana Row # 1060
San Jose, CA 95128

Great Menu of traditional Irish Food.
Britannia Arms
1087 De Anza Blvd
Cupertino, CA 95129
Free Happy Hour snacks.
Los Gatos
Brewing Co

130-G N. Santa Cruz Avenue, Los Gatos CA 95030 No Black and Tan,but a good variety of other beers.
Can be very busy sometimes, and hard to find a place to sit.
Rock Bottom Brewery

1875 South Bascom Ave. #700
Campbell, CA 95008

No Black and Tan,but a good variety of other beers. They have a great sampler of all the beers they are brewing - well worth it. (Calamari stips) The Beer Club is very nice.