Here's where you can really get down without caring who's watching.
July 31, 2023
Raven Bar is a SoMa bar-club specializing in throwback hip hop, pop, and R&B from the ‘90s and early 2000s.
Westwood is a bi-level country bar in the Marina with a mechanical bull and lots of dancing.
The Brixton is a gastropub in the Marina that’s also a low-key option for weekend dancing.
Monroe is an Art Deco bar and club in North Beach that works for both corporate Happy Hours and late-night dance parties.
Silver Cloud is a bar in the Marina where it doesn’t matter how good you are at karaoke, it’s still going to be fun.
Monarch is a SoMa bar playing Top 40s in the chill upstairs, and electronic music in the packed basement.
June 28, 2023
F8 is a nightclub and lounge in SoMa perfect for high BPM sweaty nights.
Jolene's is a queer bar in the Mission seeking to create a safe space for the sapphically-inclined.
Madrone in NoPa is a chameleon of a bar with a giant dance floor and a wide variety of themed nights.
June 14, 2023
Club Waziema is an enigma of a bar on Divisadero that is also (not really) a restaurant, has a packed dancefloor, and a chatty bar.
The Knockout in Bernal Heights is a dive bar with karaoke, live music, and bingo nights.
December 20, 2022
The dimly lit jazz bar in the Marina has great cocktails and live music nightly.
November 4, 2022
Poc-Chuc in the Mission is a Yucatecan spot that’s a full-on party with karaoke, a dance floor, and a live DJ most nights.
September 13, 2022
For a dance floor, DJs, and lots of natural wine, head to Bar Part Time in the Mission.
July 14, 2022
Mothership is a sci-fi-themed cocktail bar in the Mission with a dance floor and a great patio.
May 12, 2022
Head to The Ramp in Dogpatch on a weekend afternoon for music, dancing, and BBQ.
Nights can start pretty quietly at the Make-Out Room in the Mission, but things at this bar and dance club can escalate fast.
July 7, 2017