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Palmetto is a vibey bar and restaurant in downtown Oakland with great drinks and solid American-ish food.
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.
The Alembic is a cozy Haight bar institution ideal for date nights and chill hangouts.
Bar Sprezzatura is an over-the-top bar in the Financial District with cicchetti and excellent spritzes and negronis.
Yonsei Handrolls in Downtown Oakland is serving solid temaki in a casual setting.
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.
The Detour is a Duboce Triangle bar that hosts weekly Super Smash Bros. tournaments, and houses a variety of arcade games.
Jo’s Modern Thai
Jo's Modern Thai in Oakland's Laurel District serves punchy, bold, and bright Thai dishes like buttery shrimp toast and pork laab burgers.
The sister restaurant of Farmhouse Kitchen is making excellent tonkotsu ramen at Noka Ramen in Jack London Square.
The Buena Vista
The Buena Vista is a bar and cafe near Ghirardelli Square credited with introducing Irish coffee to the U.S.
Wilfred’s Lounge in Napa is a "modern tiki bar" with strong cocktails and spam sliders.
Los Agaves is a buzzy Mexican restaurant in Napa where you might end up drinking margaritas and eating ceviche all night.
Go to Bar Agricole in SoMa for small-batch spirits and a menu of small plates inspired by the seasons.
Between the beautiful space and interesting twists on Chinese dishes, Mister Jiu’s in Chinatown is one of the most unmissable restaurants in SF.