Looking for somewhere new to drink? Use this guide.
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Grab a drink in the FiDi/SoMa area before you head back to your side of the Bay.
Will KamenskyMay 3, 2018
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Will KamenskyNovember 26, 2019
Viridian is an Asian American-inspired cocktail bar in Uptown Oakland with excellent desserts.
Julia ChenFebruary 2, 2023
Delarosa is an Italian restaurant near Union Square that’s great for spontaneous group meals on the heated patio.
Julia ChenDecember 8, 2022
Tropisueño near Union Square is a solid option for Mexican food and margaritas with a group.
Lani ConwayDecember 8, 2022
Chezchez is an aperitif-focused bar in the Mission with life-altering potato puffs, fancier-than-average bar snacks, like tinned fish and crudités.
Julia ChenOctober 27, 2022
Taub Family Outpost is a tasting room, marketplace, and restaurant where you can have a wine flight and some bar snacks or a full meal.
Allison GreenSeptember 15, 2022
Go to Bar Agricole in SoMa for small-batch spirits and a menu of small plates inspired by the seasons.
Lani ConwayAugust 31, 2022
Liliana is the fancy sibling bar of Osito, the live-fire tasting menu spot in the Mission.
Lani ConwayAugust 26, 2022
A night at Cafe Meuse should start with wine flights and end with a warm apple crisp.
Julia ChenAugust 11, 2022
Slug in Downtown Oakland is Snail Bar's sibling natural wine bar—expect a DJ booth, a bottle shop in back, and a seasonal food menu that shines.
Lani ConwayAugust 11, 2022
Lower Pacific Heights
Come to Scopo Divino in Lower Pacific Heights for wine and live music in a space that looks like an old-timey living room.
Julia ChenJuly 28, 2022
Odin is a mezcalería near Oakland's Jack London Square with an impressive collection of agave spirits and light, bright Mexican food by Tacos El Precioso.
Lani ConwayJuly 15, 2022
La Mar is a Peruvian restaurant near the Ferry Building that feels like a waterfront party with ceviche, empanadas, and slow-cooked pork shanks cooked with aji panca.
Lani ConwayJune 8, 2022
Korean Superette in Berkeley makes Korean comfort dishes like black soybean noodles, spicy tteokbokki with fish cake, and silky tofu stew. This place also doubles as a mini mart.
Lani ConwayMay 17, 2022
Kaiyō Rooftop is a trendy SoMa rooftop bar with views of downtown, lots of cocktails, and great Peruvian-Japanese dishes if you get hungry.
Julia ChenMay 12, 2022
The Californian-Mediterranean food at Lark in the Castro might be geographically inaccurate, but it tastes pretty great.
Written byNic Strain
Jupiter in Berkeley is known for its amazing patio and live music situation. It has a ton of beers on tap and serves decent pizza.
Written byAmy Clark
Tons of beers on tap and homemade sausage is what you’ll find at Hogwash in Lower Nob Hill.
Written byWill Kamensky
Dear Inga in the Mission serves incredible Eastern European comfort food in a beautiful space that looks straight out of a magazine.
Charmaine’s is the rooftop bar at the San Francisco Proper hotel in Civic Center.
Written byTaylor Abrams