Nihon is dark, lounge-y, and has a ton of fancy Japanese whiskey. The bartenders are super knowledgeable and all the cocktails are great. The upstairs area is also a fun place for a bigger group to hang out and discuss the pros and cons of finally moving to the Mission like you always say you want to.
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Amnesia is a dive in the Mission with a great craft beer list and live music almost every night.
Mission Cheese functions just as well for a quick solo lunch as it does for something longer, larger, and probably boozier.
The pizzas at Pink Onion in the Mission have a thick, doughy crust that’s incredibly satisfying.
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Cold Drinks Bar
Cold Drinks Bar, in the China Live building in Chinatown, serves fancy cocktails in an upscale space.
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