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Readers' Choice: Best Place to Watch The Game

Where is the best place to catch the Giants, A's, etc. in Santa Cruz County?

Finally, it's baseball season again. The Giants and A's have both had mediocre first weeks, but there's so much time left in the year, it's not worth dwelling on the first 10 games.

So when you go out to catch a game, where do you go? There are plenty of places in the county. 

In Scotts Valley, there's  and . Santa Cruz has a bunch including , , , , and Brady's Yacht Club. In Capitola-Soquel, sports fans check out , , and . In Aptos, people watch games at Village Host Pizza & Grill. Watsonville offers , and .

But which one is the best? Where do you go to check out the game and get a bite? Cast your votes in our poll and drop a comment about why you think your favorite place is worth a visit. Click on the links above and rate the business on its Patch Directory listing. You can even leave a review.

Did we forget your favorite? Tell us in the comments and we'll add it to the poll. 

Voting in the poll is open until 9 a.m. Friday. The winner will be determined using a point system based on the most verified votes together with the best ratings in businesses' directory listings. If there is a tie, the business with the highest number of positive reviews in the listings and comments in the Readers' Choice article will be declared the winner. Voting results posted in real time shall not be deemed official until Patch has reviewed and confirmed all of the votes. 

 We will announce the winner at noon Friday and that business will receive a "Patch Readers' Choice" certificate.

Charlotte Multer April 16, 2012 at 01:54 PM
You can watch at Bruno's BBQ in Scott's Valley also. That's where I would go, if not at home.
Jacob Bourne (Editor) April 16, 2012 at 04:10 PM
Thanks Charlotte, it's been added to the poll.
Jennifer Squires April 16, 2012 at 05:21 PM
And Bruno's immediately gets 16 votes. Fans out there?
Matt April 16, 2012 at 05:29 PM
Village Host Pizza in Aptos
Jacob Bourne (Editor) April 16, 2012 at 06:01 PM
Hey Matt, Village Host is on the poll now.
Matt April 16, 2012 at 06:46 PM
Severino's
Michael A. Lewis April 18, 2012 at 02:52 PM
The only places in Santa Cruz to watch ball games are at local ball parks. One can watch a television broadcast of the games at many venues, including from one's home. Different is not the same.
Jacob Bourne (Editor) April 18, 2012 at 05:17 PM
Different is not the same?
matt yung April 18, 2012 at 08:19 PM
Cilantros
Rick Perkowski April 18, 2012 at 10:23 PM
A little rant on Cilantro's:A couple years ago a buddy and me were throwing a few back and eating some apps at the bar area. When it turned 10PM we were asked to leave since we did not have collars on our shirts and the bar would be turning into a "night Club". I dropped at least $60 that night but it didn't matter. They said it was to discourage 'gang activity'. Ok, so gangsters don't wear collars!?! Anyways, have not been back since, my $$ and vote goes to Applebees.
Fan of Akira Sushi April 19, 2012 at 03:35 PM
Akira Sushi on Soquel in Seabright area!! Game specials and late hours..

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