Golden Gate Park & the Avenues drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Violet's Tavern

Here's another neighborhood cocktail bar that doubles as a delectable brunch and dinner spot, but the drinks are really where it's at. Case in point, the Siberian Tea Service, a warm concoction of Japanese whiskey, …
Top Choice Coffee in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Andytown Coffee

Since 2014, Andytown Coffee has spread like afternoon fog, unstoppable thanks to its yummy drip coffee, Irish-inspired soda bread and one-of-a-kind 'snowy plover', a delightful concoction of Pellegrino, ice, two sho…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Woods Outbound

On a chilly evening, squeeze into this narrow, cozy craft-beer bar and give some inventive brews a try. The brewmasters are known for throwing unusual ingredients into their 20-gallon brewing system – yerba maté or …
Karaoke in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Grand Hot Pot Lounge

For a night of exoticism, gluttony, intoxication and utter abandon, look no further than Grand Hot Pot Lounge, the Inner Richmond's gift to spicy-food enthusiasts and aspiring American Idol contestants everywhere. I…
Teahouse in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Sip Tea Room

After zipping around Golden Gate Park and touring a museum or two, relaxing with traditional English afternoon tea ($29 per person) is just the thing. This cozy little tea shop offers everything from Darjeeling to L…
Cafe in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Trouble Coffee Co

Coconuts are unlikely near blustery Ocean Beach, but here comes Trouble with the 'Build Your Own Damn House' breakfast special: coffee, thick-cut cinnamon-laced toast and an entire young coconut. Join surfers sippin…
Bar in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Trad'r Sam

Island getaways at this vintage tiki dive will make you forget that Ocean Beach chill. Sailor-strength hot buttered rum will leave you three sheets to the wind, and five-rum Zombies will have you wondering what happ…
Bar in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Toyose

Hidden in a converted garage in the Outer Sunset, this little Korean late-night spot has adorable environs in which to throw back pitchers of Hite beer or sweet soju cocktails (delivered in large bottles, to pour ou…
Bar in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Tommy's Mexican Restaurant

Welcome to SF's temple of tequila since 1965. Tommy's serves enchiladas as a cover for day drinking until 7pm, when margarita pitchers with blanco, reposado or añejo tequila rule. Cuervo Gold is displayed 'for educa…
Cafe in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Hollow

The ideal retreat on foggy Golden Gate Park days, Hollow packs surprisingly ample seating into its snug single-car-garage espresso bar – plus arty shopping in the next-door annex that rivals the de Young Museum stor…