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Where To Go When You’re In The Mood For A Martini
14 bars and restaurants for when you don’t just want a drink - you need a martini.
The SF (And East Bay) Alcohol Delivery & Pick-Up Guide
The bars, restaurants, wine shops, and breweries that’ll help keep your bar cart full while you’re stuck at home.
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Rise Over Run
Rise Over Run is an rooftop lounge with a lush atrium in The Line SF hotel near Union Square.
Cavaña is a Latin-inspired hotel rooftop bar in Mission Bay that we actually enjoy.
Sluts The Wine Bar
For wine and fun bar snacks, like Lunchables and Cinnamon Toast Crunch, head to Sluts in SoMa.
The Alembic is a cozy Haight bar institution ideal for date nights and chill hangouts.
Foghorn Taproom is a no-fuss sports bar in the Richmond with big-screen TVs and excellent chicken wings.
Friends and Family
Friends and Family is a sexy bar that’s perfect for date night in Uptown Oakland.
Bar Sprezzatura is an over-the-top bar in the Financial District with cicchetti and excellent spritzes and negronis.
Blind Pig Speakeasy Lounge
At Blind Pig Speakeasy Lounge in Chinatown, sip on salty taro pandan cocktails in a swanky space inspired by 1930s Shanghai.
Harlan Records is a listening bar near Union Square that serves up funky beats and classic cocktails.
The Knockout in Bernal Heights is a dive bar with karaoke, live music, and bingo nights.
The Detour is a Duboce Triangle bar that hosts weekly Super Smash Bros. tournaments, and houses a variety of arcade games.
The Wreck Room
The Wreck Room is a Nob Hill bar with a pool table, shuffleboard, and Skee-Ball.
The Buena Vista
The Buena Vista is a bar and cafe near Ghirardelli Square credited with introducing Irish coffee to the U.S.
Kona's Street Market
Kona's Street Market is an around-the-world-themed cocktail bar in SoMa.
Bar Iris is a fancy new cocktail spot in Russian Hill from the people behind Nisei.
Key Klub is a Lower Nob Hill natural wine bar that feels like a ‘90s nightclub, but without the dance floor.
Night Heron is an Uptown Oakland cocktail spot filled with murals, neon lighting, and lots of comfortable seating.
Odin is a mezcalería near Oakland's Jack London Square with an impressive collection of agave spirits and light, bright Mexican food by Tacos El Precioso.
Bar Part Time
For a dance floor, DJs, and lots of natural wine, head to Bar Part Time in the Mission.