Best Date Night
These Date Night spots were voted the Bay Area’s 2019 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.
Gold: New Parkway Theater. This community-centered cinema and pub has cozy seats and couches where you can watch new releases, cult classics and special programming. You can also have food and beer and wine delivered to your seat. 474 24th St., Oakland. 510-338-3228. thenewparkway.com.
Silver: Pacific Pinball Museum. 1510 Webster St., Alameda. 510-769-1349. pacificpinball.org.
Silver: Wente Vineyards. 5050 Arroyo Road, Livermore. 925-456-2424. wentevineyards.com.
Bronze: Gotts Roadside. 1275 S. Main St., Walnut Creek. 925-954-6243. gotts.com.
Bronze: Postino Restaurant. 3565 Mount Diablo Blvd., Lafayette. 925-299-8700. postinorestaurant.com.
Bronze: Veranda Luxe Cinema & IMAX. 2035 Diamond Blvd., Concord. 925-483-2180. cinemawest.com/location?house_id=46684.
Gold: San Carlos Children’s Theater. Watch children ages 5-18 perform in a range of productions. Past shows include Mulan Jr., Lion King Jr. and Shrek Jr. Multiple locations in San Carlos. 650-594-2730. sancarloschildrenstheater.com.
Silver: Il Fornaio. 327 Lortan Ave., Burlingame. 650-375-8000. ilfornaio.com/burlingame.
Bronze: Water Dog Tavern. 1015 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. 650-622-4642. waterdogtavern.com.
Gold: ComedySportz. Audience participation is a regular feature at this improv theater offering both mature and family-friendly comedy shows. 288 S. Second St., San Jose. 408-985-5233. cszsanjose.com.
Silver: La Fondue. 14550 Big Basin Way, Saratoga. 408-867-3332. lafondue.com.
Bronze: Pruneyard Cinemas. 1875 S Bascom Ave., Campbell. 408-717-4712. pruneyardcinemas.com.