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For indulging in drinks and upbeat music, Double Dutch is surely your destination. Expect the friendliest of staff to serve you premium spirits which are reasonably priced. Select from well-mixed drinks and many more creative concoctions. For an additional high get on the dance-floor and groove. This venue showcases its love for hip hop through the many eccentric murals of old school Nike shoes, boomboxes and larger than life graffiti. Themed nights and live music featured throughout the month take the fun factor a notch higher. At Double Dutch, you can expect double the fun every night.
If you are looking for a trendy and social bar, come to the Lush Lounge, known for their specialty cocktails, comfortable environment, and great service. Voted "Best Pick-up Bar in San Francisco" and "Best Cosmopolitan" by the Chronicle, Lush features a variety of bargain-priced drinks: assorted flavored martinis and margaritas, a killer Bloody Mary, a bitter-sweet lemon drop, frozen drinks, and much more. Lush has it all. Leafy plants decorate the entrance of the room, and the walls are covered with vinyl records and posters of timeless stars like The Rat Pack and Marilyn Monroe. Two televisions are set above the bar that air classic videos such as Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo."
Great music, check. Awesome ambiance and gorgeous venue, double check. Stellar drinks, right on. This Japantown nightclub gets all of the above right. The music is the most popular Electronic Dance Music from all around the world, which gets a young glamorous crowd taking the dance floor with pzazz. Spread over two stories, Origin, with its beautiful trendy interiors and solid technical features, makes sure you're feelin' it just the moment you enter. There's an average cover charge at the door, and while they're not as strict as some other boutique clubs, make sure you get with the program and dress up to be the 'in-crowd'.
Everything you need to know about The Grand is in the numbers: two levels, four bars, two dance floors. It all adds up to a late night of dancing and VIP treatment. The decor is classy, like a grand ballroom of earlier days but with stages and lights. Weekends usually feature a themed-party and cover prices changed based on the event, so be sure to check to the website ahead of time. Sometimes the line at the door gets long, but that's only because this is the place everyone wants to be.
Leave jeans, sneakers, and hats behind, only the well dressed get in the door here. Once inside, anyone 18 years or older is welcome to enjoy multi-level dance floors, DJ mixed house and techno, elevated cages, and state of the art lighting and sound. A full bar is available to those 21 and over.
Maybe the name has a lot to do with it, but Make-Out Room is sexy. Overstuffed padded booths, a mirrored bar, a dance floor designed for seduction, and a stage for live shows (expertly booked ones at that), all put you in the mood. There's live music, comedy, dancing, and of course the thrills of a very healthy single's scene. Rock 'n' roll legend Jonathan Richman treats in-the-know Mission District denizens to budget-priced four-night residencies on a fairly regular basis.
Harlot is the perfect club to head to after a tiring day at work. Housed in a former printing press, the decor is a blend of rustic old designs and modern patterns woven together. Extensive use of black, monochromatic color scheme and paintings further add to its elegance. You can chose from its tranquil bar area or happening dance floor; the seating space can also be re-arranged, if you are planning to throw a party here. In a nutshell, Harlot has everything that is expected of an ideal nightclub including cool music, happy hours, VIP area and so forth.
At this stylish retro club, the decor and the music are a shrine to decades past. Plenty of late 20-to early 30-year-olds are found here at the Comet Club, recapturing the bloom of their youth. Put on your best 70s and 80s duds and get down to all your old favorites. There is a dress code here, so leave those ripped jeans in your closet. Relive the magic of those days gone by.