Lowbrow and loving it: everyone's glugging Tang cocktails and wailing to rock anthems here. For a cheap date, you can't beat a Shotgun...
Basil Thai Canteen
Inside a brick-walled former brewery, Basil Canteen is a smart stop before a night at SoMa's bars and clubs, with fresh-fruit cocktails...
333 11th St · interesting places nearby
Guaranteed good times by Gogol Bordello, Stiff Little Fingers, Veruca Salt and Killer Queen (an all-female Queen tribute band) fit the bill at this midsized club, owned by R&B star Boz Skaggs. Shows are all-ages, though shorties may have a hard time seeing once the floor starts bouncing. Reserve dinner for an additional $25 and score seats on the small balcony.