Comfortable and chill, Amnesia is a great place to relax with a few drinks and your buddies. The bar offers a variety of micro-brewed beers along with a wide selection of wines, and live music (from bluegrass to gypsy jazz and even hip-hop) entertains patrons every night. An interestingly mixed Mission crowd can often be found here. The service is mellow and the mood is a sophisticated blend of hip and retro-cool.
The retro luxuriousness of Bimbo's 365 Club's interior adds unexpected character to the venue. A wide variety of artists perform here, from local talent to major-label superstars on international tours. Past headliners have included the Detroit Cobras, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, They Might Be Giants, Seu Jorge, Aimee Mann and the Flaming Lips. Weekly Wing nights fill the floor with Charleston-ing zoot-suiters, accentuating the original plush crimson curtains of Bimbo's 1931 opening.
This unique drinking establishment boasts itself to be a "beer tasting room". Beer Revolution always features somewhere around 20 different artisan brews on tap, as well as an impressive collection of bottled beer, which visitors are welcome to drink in the store or buy to bring home. Beer Rev, as it's known among locals, is also a very popular place on nice days due to its large outdoor patio. Pull up a stool to the beer-barrel tables, pop open a cold one, and enjoy the Revolution.
This favorite is full of congenial spirits (both the drinks and the regulars), fish and chips and some of the best in local and Irish bands. Enjoy over two dozen beers on tap, including an impressive selection of local brews and ales, as well as the usual suspects (Guinness, Rolling Rock). There is a small dance floor that fills up during live performances, but also features locals who jump on in for folk dancing. Traditional Irish dance lessons are held on Mondays, and Happy Hour lasts from opening to 7p.
This place has been serving up traditional pub fare, a few gourmet treats and lots of smiles in this congenial "publick" house atmosphere since 1981. If you are looking for a quick meal, want to catch a game on the television in the corner, or are just looking for a spirited good time, it is here. Sit at one of the tall tables or at the huge wood bar. The high ceilings and tall windows keep this place from falling into the dark, smoky sports bar category. Find dozens of beers on tap and a full bar. The menu features old standards like nachos and cheesy potato skins as well as the huge Henry's Burger.
This is the most unassuming of the Lower Haight dives, with lightning-fast bartenders and more microbrews than are usual at at bar. In fact, Toronado has over 50 beers on tap from such reputable breweries as Russian River and Anchor. The vibe is always good, the graffiti on the bathroom walls is legendary, and the company could not be better. When hunger strikes, you're free to bring in a sausage or three from Rosamunde right next door.
Tucked away in the heart of the city, this elegant spot offers up a fine combination of spirits and live jazz. The interiors at Mr. Tipple's will take you back in time, dominated by rich wooden hues, warm lighting and understated decor. A dainty stage plays host to well-known names in jazz, nightly. Enjoy the performances with expertly mixed cocktails from the bar. There's a fine selection of light bites as well, to accompany your drinks.
Club Retro is a cool nightspot that has something for everyone and no party animal is disappointed here. Throughout the year, it features the best of regional and international bands and DJs. For more information on its up-coming gigs and theme parties, check website.
Calle-11 is one of the most sought after and trending nightspots in San Francisco with two floors of dance space and a stunning rooftop restaurant to unwind when the feet get weary and hunger pangs hit. While the club and restaurant timings vary, there is a full bar service available on each level of Calle-11. Boasting of some fun music events and a strong DJ line-up, the nightclub caters to the party crowd over the weekend. The venue can even be rented out for corporate and social events with an option to choose individual floors or the entire 3-storied space. Calle-11 offers Bottle Service for bigger groups seeking premium seats in VIP areas during events or for those looking for some private space. The entry charge for the club is USD20.
Located in the heart of San Francisco, Halcyon SF is a great place for those looking for some great music and a night-out spot. They have a great sound system and some amazing DJ's from all over the world to place some groovy music. The nightclub has a warehouse like atmosphere, great lights along the ceilings and projection mapping. This late night spot has a techno and trendy vibe. The bar is nicely designed and consists of an amazing drinks list. You'll surely dance the night away at this peppy spot.
Powerhouse is a gay leather nightclub that's the perfect spot for dancing and enjoying a drink. This gay club is known for its great theme nights, such as uniform night, 2-for-1 drinks, Rock and Roll, and adult-themed events. With DJs on select night and unique events, it's no wonder this club has a loyal fan base.
This bar is legendary, and it is also quite popular, especially on the weekends. DJs spin an eclectic assortment of music that complements the equally eclectic crowd. Any further information you'll have to discover by making a visit yourself.