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Bars and nightlife in San Francisco

Top bars

New American Restaurant
“My favorite special occasion restaurant. One of the best in the City. Casual atmosphere, great food.”
  • 358 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“One of our favorite pizzeria! The line may be long so go during non peak dinning time, or put your name there and walk around have a drink!”
  • 217 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Another one of my absolute favorites. This one is a bit more upscale, but worth the price. Be sure to reserve in advance. ”
  • 190 locals recommend
Thin-crust pizzas and cocktails in a neighborhood spot
“Delicious California fare and pizza for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Great cocktails + outdoor seating!”
  • 180 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“The menu changes constantly, with hilarious themes. Great drinks, cool space, can get a bit loud and crowded, but very fun!”
  • 178 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Well known pasta restaurant with hand made, fresh pasta. Will likely need a reservation.”
  • 163 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great spot if you can get a reservation. Lunch is usually fairly easy to walk in. Their fresh baked bread is great, and the seasonal menu is very tasty. ”
  • 189 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Our favorite date night spot. It's a movie theater where you can order food and drinks and eat right from your seat. There's a dimly-lit velvety bar in the theater for a drink before or after. Comfortable seats. Must order the kimchi OR truffle popcorn!”
  • 149 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Music Venue
“Nightly live-music performances in a converted ex-chapel. Really cool venue! Check out their website for performances”
  • 80 locals recommend
Bar
“This bar has a great atmosphere, combining food and drinks with a rotating art installation.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Gay Bar
“Notoriously famous. Quirky, A very interesting history, well priced drinks, and lots and lots of atmosphere. Also has a backyard garden fun to explore with your drink..”
  • 84 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
“Historic landmark since 1939. San Francisco Restaurant - Top of the Mark. Upscale Dining at InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco: Soak in spectacular breathtaking views of the San Francisco skyline, Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge from our amazing penthouse lounge, the Top of the Mark. Located on the 19th floor of our grand hotel, this San Francisco restaurant with a view provides a 360-degree panorama along with a dance floor, signature martini menu and exciting events schedule that includes live music and performers several nights of the week.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“My favorite wine bar! Located in the heart of the city, great vibes and awesome selection of wines. Good place for groups or couples although could be a bit crowded on certain nights. ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“A must visit when staying in this neighborhood!! Open every night with some of the most amazing live jazz in the city, I would highly recommend this local waterhole to everyone. It is some of the best live jazz in San Francisco. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Tiki Bar
“Vest rhum cocktails and really cool space with a pirate theme. Get there before 10 pm to avoid long lines. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
Night Club
“A very casual local's bar with extensive beer list and live entertainment nightly. Most acts are free, including Tuesday night comedy.”
  • 62 locals recommend

Music venues

Rock Club
“ A small neighborhood music venue that plays host to lots of high profile artists. Catch a show and grab some late-night food after at Nopa next door. The Fillmore & The Chapel are also great local venues to see a concert.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Nightly live-music performances in a converted ex-chapel. Really cool venue! Check out their website for performances”
  • 80 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The famous historic San Francisco music venue where everyone that is anybody has preformed. Full calendar of events.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Home of the San Francisco Jazz Festival, this San Francisco landmark has some of the best acoustics. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“A must visit when staying in this neighborhood!! Open every night with some of the most amazing live jazz in the city, I would highly recommend this local waterhole to everyone. It is some of the best live jazz in San Francisco. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Café
“Nightly live performances with a fun outdoor/indoor vibe. Small and cozy. Can get busy!”
  • 75 locals recommend
Bar
“The Valencia Room: Live music, DJs, and bar in a historic dive bar location (previously the Elbo Room).”
  • 58 locals recommend
Nightclub
“Best night club in San Francisco. Has 4 different stages. $20 for before 10pm and after 1am.”
  • 41 locals recommend
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