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Amélie is a wine bar where you can hear French, where drinking good wine is fun, enjoyable and affordable.  “Here wine is for everyone..." On most nights beautiful people, regulars, and friends gather at Amélie to socialize... more
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Bitters Bock & Rye is a unique BBQ restaurant and bar where you can enjoy everything from southern-style fried okra, house-smoked BBQ brisket, southern-style BBQ ribs, jalapeno margaritas (with house-smoked jalapeno-infused tequila), we brew b... more
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Cool little place on Van Ness.   Your comfortable neighborhood sports bar that serves comfort food & bar bites. Open for HH, dinner, Sat/Sun lunch & late night dining. Check out there fundraising story here - pretty cool what they're... more
The name “dakshin” (Sanskrit for South <or> Southern) was inspired by my family's cultural diversity and gastronomical experience in their journey across the four key southern states of India resulting in some of the most delectable... more
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Edinburgh Castle is a fixture in the neighborhood, featuring live music, comedy and even the occasional theatrical performance. The drinks are stiff and barflys are usually urban residents from the Lower Polk/Western Nob Hill variety. Happy Hour:... more
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Classic sports / Irish style bar with lots of TV's if you're in a social mood to catch anything really -- from golf to college football. There's much to like about Green's including the pool table, video game machines and Russian Hill / Cow Hollow pa... more
Harper & Rye is our ode to a neighborhood cocktail bar with an emphasis on love of family & our regulars. Harper & Rye is truly a labor of love… named after one of the owners' children with a nod to an infatuation with Rye Whiskey.... more
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The Hemlock music/performance room is a physically separate and (more or less) soundproof space from the rest of the bar. While it's always free to get into the bar itself, there is almost always a cover charge to enter the music room. We'd describe... more
The Hi-Lo Club is your neighborhood bar, where the Hi-Brow meets the Lo-Brow. We offer affordable Specialty Cocktails, an extensive Spirits Menu, a large Beer Bottle list, local wines, as well as 12 California Beers on Tap. more
Want a private space for you and 15-20 of your friends to hang out, play Duck Hunt, a variety of Sega Genesis games, and have a few drinks? We've got it! It's free to reserve ($300 minimum) and always a good time.  more
Kozy Kar is a bar of all things cool growing up in the 70's and early 80's. Custom vans, eight track players, CB radios, waterbeds, chain steering wheels, shag, mirrored ceilings, van bar seats are just a few of the amenities.  more
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Upon entering the Lush Lounge you will be welcomed by a cozy fireplace that sits against an exposed brick wall. Our spacious interior with exposed beamed ceilings and sliding front windows allows for a very open airy feel. The bar interior is constru... more
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Whether it be just a nice place to watch your favorite team play, a place with amazing cocktails, a place to dance the night away, or a place to just lounge out and have a friendly conversation with our staff, Playland is your one stop shop for it al... more
Come in, relax, and enjoy a glass of wine or beer. We celebrate the self-made heroes of San Francisco and Silicon Valley - the hardworking people that helped make San Francisco and the Bay Area so special. more
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Our tacos are the bomb - carne asada prepared "Nick's Way" with cheese and guacamole and a crispy shell.   Taco Tuesday reservations have a 4-person minimum. Let us know if you're coming in to see a specific game.   Happy Hour:  Monday... more
Our innovative small plates, whimsical cocktail list, and unparalleled atmosphere provide a truly unique experience. Happy Hour:  Mon - Sat, 5pm - 7pm and all day Sun more
The addition of Social Hall SF adds to Goldenvoice's ongoing commitment to the San Francisco music scene. Since taking over operation of The Regency Ballroom and The Warfield in 2008, Goldenvoice has hosted an array of eclectic events, concerts with... more
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Soda Popinski's is here for you when you want to watch a game and have a drink.  Or just want a drink.  Evening Happy Hour: Monday-Friday, 5pm - 7pm <> All drinks are 2-for-1! Late Night Happy Hour: Sunday-Tuesday: 10pm - close <... more
The 1881 is inspired by it’s rich history transformed by the culinary journey envisioned by Executive Chef, John Goulette providing a menu of classics, seasoned with his signature touch. more
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For those who are in the know, the Cinch is a semi-secret gem in the City. Tucked away in the Polk Street Gultch (the City's former gay neighborhood), this queer western-style bar has a unique look and feel about it that defies time and space. The at... more
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This iconic 8,000 square foot space was the former home of the famous Stars and Trader Vic’s! With a large Ballroom style interior, elevated private VIP room, two separate plush lounge areas, grand chandeliers and one of the longest bars SF has... more
Ha-Ra got its name from Hank and Ralph who opened the place up in 1947. Reserve Your Own Keg and Table! Great For Birthdays, Games or a Special Event! more
We are commited to providing an environment that celebrates local wines, beer, food, music, and art. more
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You can’t get much more “Classic San Francisco” than Tommy’s Joynt restaurant, which has been in my family since it’s beginning. In fact, the original Tommy, Tommy Harris, a well-known local radio per... more
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Good Times, Good Cocktailes Nightly Specials: * 2-for-1 drinks all night on Mondays! * 2-for-1 Happy Hour Tuesday-Friday, 5pm - 7pm * Wednesday is Trivia Night! Starts at 8pm. more
upcider is a cider house-gastropub in San Francisco. We have a wide variety of hard ciders, beers, wines and a delicious late night light-fare menu. more
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Since its opening, Whitechapel has become a successful collaboration of San Francisco visionaries: the owners are Martin Cate (Smuggler’s Cove) and John Park (Novela), the beverage director is Alex Smith (Novela, Gitane) and chef David Murphy (... more
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In the heart of San Francisco is a true authentic Japanese experience. YamaSho brings you a true experience of not just authentic Japanese cuisine, but also Japanese culture. more