John's Grill

Bar in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

'She was a real gone gal, until she double-crossed me…' Tough-guy martinis at Dashiell Hammett's favorite bar will get you talking like a noir-movie villain, telling tales of lost love and true crimes while chewing toothpicks. Cocktails are strictly classic and the food greasy-spoon – nothing fancy here, except for the golden Maltese Falcon movie-prop statuette upstairs.

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