The Yankee was built virtually by hand by the Salvotti family in 1907, and has been a local institution for everyone-from our ditch diggers to the city mayor-ever since.
The place is steeped in rich and colorful history. From housing a bootleg operation and speakeasy during Prohibition, to serving as a favorite spot for local artists and the former art director of Rolling Stone magazine in the 70s, the Yankee is truly a San Francisco gem.
The Pour Guys took over in 2015, with a commitment to maintaining the bar’s Boston roots and old school quirk while integrating calculated changes typical of the team, such as a revamped food program. The Connecticut Yankee is sure to remain a favorite for locals, while becoming a go-to for new visitors seeking great food and an authentic San Francisco experience.
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