Hidden Bars & Craft Cocktails: A Selective Pub Crawl of North Beach & the Barbary Coast

San Francisco, CA

  • The ever-refreshing Pimm's Cup.
  • The bocce court at The Hidden Vine.
  • The birdcage chandeliers at Barbarossa.
  • The x-rated wallpaper in the bathrooms.
  • The bar at the Comstock Saloon.
  • Boot the Head with a shot of Jameson and an Anchor Steam.
  • Three Sworn Enemies: Cyrus Noble bourbon, grand poppy, vanilla syrup, angostura and orange bitters and gold dust.
  • The almanac of restorative libation.
  • Look for the illuminated sign outside.
  • On display: the punch of the day.

2 hours and 30 minutes
0.5 mi
Guided by Jason

Come explore the inventive cocktail lounges, hidden bars and historic saloons that celebrate the Gold Rush-fueled debauchery of the "Barbary Coast" neighborhood. This jaunt reveals five insider establishments in today's North Beach neighborhood. It should go without saying that this is a 21+ crawl through some of the most immersive and experiential bars in San Francisco.

About Your Guide
I am all about exploring local history, architecture, food and art to learn about how places came to be. You can find me in search of hidden places, the best dim sum, secret speakeasies, skyline vistas and other ingredients to build the perfect day.

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Guide Points
  1. The Hidden Vine
  2. Barbarossa Lounge
  3. Comstock Saloon
  4. The Devil's Acre
  5. 15 Romolo

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