The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Trick Dog

Drink adventurously with ingenious cocktails inspired by local obsessions: San Francisco muralists, Chinese diners or conspiracy theories. Every six months, Trick Dog adopts a new theme and the menu changes – proof …
Top Choice Bar in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Zeitgeist

You've got two seconds flat to order from tough-gal barkeeps used to putting macho bikers in their place – but with 48 beers on draft, you're spoiled for choice. Epic afternoons unfold in the beer garden, with folks…
Top Choice Wine Bar in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Ungrafted

At this industrial-chic, champagne-focused Dogpatch wine bar, you can't launch a cork without hitting a sommelier. The married owners are both sommeliers and every server in the place is, too. Your bubbly arrives in…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Bon Voyage

So, imagine a 1950s traveler who sets out to experience Southeast Asia and Africa, picking up art and curios along the way. Now think about this traveler repatriating to Palm Springs in the 1970s and throwing massiv…
Top Choice Lesbian in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Jolene's

For those who identify as ladies and also like others who identify as ladies, there's a shiny new bar. A huge neon sign announces 'you are safe here', while custom-made boob wallpaper similarly encourages abandon. L…
Top Choice Club in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

El Rio

Work it all out on the dance floor with SF's most down and funky crowd – the full rainbow spectrum of colorful characters is here to party. Highlights include Salsa Sunday, free oysters from 5:30pm Friday, drag-star…
Wine Bar in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

20 Spot

Find your California mellow at this neighborhood wine lounge in an 1885 Victorian building. After decades as Force of Habit punk-record shop – note the vintage sign – this corner joint has earned the right to unwind…
Cocktail Bar in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Obispo

This is no tiki bar. The setting is austere and designed to keep patrons focused on the origin and quality of the small-batch rums that the owner personally selected from around the Caribbean. The cocktails are bala…
Cocktail Bar in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

%ABV

As kindred spirits will deduce from the name (the abbreviation for 'percent alcohol by volume'), this bar is backed by cocktail crafters who know their Rittenhouse rye from their Japanese malt whiskey. Top-notch hoo…
Lounge in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Dalva & Hideout

SF's best bars are distinguished not just by their drinks but by the conversations they inspire – by both measures Dalva is top-shelf. Over ice-cold mugs of Pliny the Elder or curious seasonal brews, patrons discuss…