SF Drinks

1. Local Edition

691 Market St (at 3rd St), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · SoMa · 264 tips and reviews

EaterEater: A bar that marries sexy to vintage typewriters in the Hearst Building with a stage for live music. The serious cocktails are also available with a noticeable lean towards mod era classics.

The Alembic is one of SF Drinks.

2. The Alembic

1725 Haight St (btwn Cole & Shrader St.), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · Haight Ashbury · 232 tips and reviews

EaterEater: If you can handle wordy descriptions and a sometimes-moody staff, your reward is a haunt for cocktail enthusiasts that serves savory bites warranting a trip on their own merit. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Jasper's Corner Tap and Kitchen is one of SF Drinks.

3. Jasper's Corner Tap and Kitchen

401 Taylor St (O'Farrell St.), San Francisco, CA
Gastropub · Tenderloin · 185 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Jasper's has one of the city's only cocktail on tap programs and a rare Perlini carbonated cocktail maker. Menus change seasonally, but the Wiessen Sour bourbon-beer cocktail is a fail-safe choice.

Elixir is one of SF Drinks.

4. Elixir

3200 16th St (at Guerrero St), San Francisco, CA
Bar · Mission Dolores · 91 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Elixir looks like your average, unassuming "saloon," but just take a look at the cocktail list and you'll understand the wizardry that goes on behind the stick.

Blackbird Bar is one of SF Drinks.

5. Blackbird Bar

2124 Market St (at Church St), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · Duboce Triangle · 179 tips and reviews

EaterEater: An easy breezy Castro-bordering spot to rely on for a solid, sometimes rather inventive, cocktail. Blackbird has super-nice bartenders, and a fun-loving mixed crowd that rarely gets out of control.

Alchemist Bar & Lounge is one of SF Drinks.

6. Alchemist Bar & Lounge

679 3rd St (Townsend St), San Francisco, CA
Bar · SoMa · 49 tips and reviews
Smuggler's Cove is one of SF Drinks.

7. Smuggler's Cove

650 Gough St (at McAllister St), San Francisco, CA
Tiki Bar · Civic Center · 322 tips and reviews
Mikkeller Bar is one of SF Drinks.

8. Mikkeller Bar

34 Mason St (at Market St), San Francisco, CA
Gastropub · Downtown San Francisco-Union Square · 370 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Mikkeller Bar just opened a secret private beer room in the basement (use these not-at-all-scary stairs) devoted entirely to sours. Read more.

The Vestry is one of SF Drinks.

9. The Vestry

777 Valencia St (19th Street), San Francisco, CA
Restaurant · Mission District · 46 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The cocktails at this Valencia Street restaurant (next to The Chapel) were designed by the bar manager of Bourbon & Branch.