Best Bars With Bottle Service In East Bay

May 10, 2012 6:00 AM

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What exactly is bottle service? It seems the idea has evolved into many different ways to enjoy the night, from an evening of casual drinking with friends, to creating a perfect environment for you to enjoy during a show to organizing a full-blown VIP experience. Regardless of the surrounding circumstances to your love of a good time, these locations in the East Bay offer great bottle service.
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Karma Fusion Lounge
4100 Grafton St.
Dublin, CA 94568
(925) 551-0850

Price: Cover – Free to $30; call for bottle service pricing.
Hours: Fri to Sat – 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Click here for a calendar of events.

Karma Fusion Lounge is a dress to impress venue with bottle service that encompasses the traditional VIP feel some may be looking for. It includes top shelf bottles and high end service, including your very own, sectioned-off VIP area. Choose from Ketel One and Skyy vodkas, Hennessy and Grand Marnier. Music lovers will often find DJs spinning the greatest dance hits, and special events sometimes offer contests and free giveaways. Be sure at sign up for a VIP table on the website before heading over. Insider tip: there is no cover if you arrive before 10 p.m.

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Epic Lounge & Sports Bar
3059D Hopyard Road
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 462-7674

Price: Cover – Free to $10, Free bottles of liquor for large parties; typically 30 or more people when booked in advance
Hours: Daily – 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Click here for a calendar of events

Epic Lounge & Sports Bar is a place where party goers can let loose and leave their worries at the door. Epic offers up live music and a great time that is simple and low key. You won’t find an upscale dress code ruining your easygoing style here. What you will find are inexpensive drinks, the 21-45 year old crowd enjoying a good time, and plenty of great events to make this place a regular destination in your life. Free pool on Tuesday nights, beer pong games on occasion, and a friendly staff keep people coming back. You can call and reserve tables for bottle service in advance. Or, if you’re rolling with a huge crowd for a private party or corporate event, you can schedule to rent the venue out for a competitive rate and even take advantage of an open bar and live entertainment. Regular events at Epic Lounge include bikini contests, lingerie shows, karoake, and DJ themed events.

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Azúcar Latin Bistro Mojito Bar & Lounge
71 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 293-8482

Price: $175 with seven days advance notice; $250 with no advance.
Hours: Mon to Wed – 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Thurs to Sat – 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., Sun – 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.
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All bottle service at Azúcar Latin Bistro Mojito Bar & Lounge comes with your choice of an unlimited guest list in your secure VIP section until 11 p.m. This allows all-night access to the Tropical Lounge and Retro lounge, with its laser lights giving patrons that retro vibe. Get your salsa skills honed on Mondays with free lessons, or sing your heart out with local karaoke fans on Wednesday nights. The live music on Thursdays through Saturdays draw in the crowds. The best place to park for this venue is the Safeway garage located at The Center; all dinner guests can get two hours of validated parking.

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2272 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 735-9095

Price: $125 for mid-shelf bottles;  $175 for top shelf service.
Hours: Wed – 7 p.m. to 2 a.m., Thurs to Sat – 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

This new, upscale club in the Uptown area of Oakland has been turning heads since its doors opened. The vibe runs with positive energy, including chill and smooth bartenders, just like their drinks. The urban hangout spot is getting appreciative nods all over town for keeping good hip-hop music pumping. Another bonus of Paradiso is the space; find two full bars, two dance floors, a DJ booth and flat screen TVs. This is a great spot for bottle service for those celebrating birthdays or hosting bachelor or bachelorette parties. The events here include low-key events like open mic night and karaoke nights, alongside larger events, such as official launch parties complete with host and performers.

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Shattuck Down Low
2284 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94612
(510) 455-4735

Price: VIP Booths free with bottle service.
Hours: Tues to Wed, Sun – 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Thurs to Sat – 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Click here for a calendar of events.

You may catch the occasional glimpse of Hollywood familiars at this Berkeley spot; most recently, Johnny Depp was spotted here for a film afterparty. Many of Shattuck Down Low’s events need tickets, but they can be bought online. Salsa nights have made a big impression, with patrons agreeing this is one of the best nights to visit SDL, as it’s called. The bar has three VIP booths that can be reserved together or to fit four to 10 people separately.The Blue Bar area has two larger booths accommodating 10 to 25 people each. If patrons really want to feel special, there is a green room backstage that can be reserved for groups as well.

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