The Great Bear Coffee house is the right place to bring your laptop, have a mocha, hang out. Good soup. Serves wine and beer too, pastries. The Wifi is free and the clientele is a nice mix of locals, students, business people. Bear opened up in Los Gatos back in 1991.
There is always a nice collection of art to look at and is typically for sale. You can buy fresh roasted coffee beans by the pound too. The Great Bear roasts all their own coffee.
Great Bear is located right next to Andale Mexican Restaurant downtown.
Street Parking on North Santa Cruz Ave can be very crowded depending on the time of day. There is additional parking in the lot behind that block of buildings off West Main. There is more parking behind the buildings on the opposite side of North Santa Cruz.
Sidecar Modern Tavern announced their opening for this Thursday, December 12, 2019. The are taking over the space that was iGatti for many years. We're looking forward to fun cocktails and small plate offerings. You can take a look at their sample menu here. They are offering small snacks, small to medium share plates, and a few sweet treats. You can make reservations now at: 408-399-5180.