Local Edition is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

1. Local Edition

8.6
691 Market St (at 3rd St), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · SoMa · 267 tips and reviews

Jordi C.Jordi Capdevila Espitia: The Che cocktail was fantastic! Great rum cocktail

Ali A.Ali Anderson: 1920's themed cocktail bar with a speak easy atmosphere. Awesome place to meet up for a cocktail - lots of seating and standing room.

Carmen I.Carmen Ibarra: Live music on Mondays and Wednesdays! Fun atmosphere! Great cocktails! Try the "Local Edition"

Trick Dog is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

2. Trick Dog

9.1
3010 20th St (at Florida St), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · Mission District · 279 tips and reviews

Michael B.Michael Bloom: The bartenders make amazing cocktails! Skip the standard beer and try one (old fashion). It will be worth it!

Brandon S.Brandon Sass: Best cocktails in the neighborhood. Great vibe, fun atmosphere.

Ashlynne C.Ashlynne C: Best cocktails - coolest menu themes!

Comstock Saloon is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

3. Comstock Saloon

9.0
155 Columbus Ave (at Pacific Ave), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · Chinatown · 217 tips and reviews

Rob W.Rob W: Best cocktail bar in the city! The Cherry Bounce was amazing, The Martinez will hit the spot & the Sazerac is legendary. Can't go wrong with anything on the cocktail menu!

Amy R.Amy Robinson: Delicious cocktails with very educated staff. Go for the bartenders recommendation.

Doug d.Doug de Wet: The front room is a great place to watch the city pass by while imbibing first rate classic cocktails served by a charming bartender. The olives are darn tasty too.

The Alembic is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

4. The Alembic

8.8
1725 Haight St (btwn Cole & Shrader St), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · Haight Ashbury · 236 tips and reviews

Keith S.Keith Skirbe: Beer battered rockfish sandie!!! Great cocktails and if you like bourbon and whiskey they have a great selection

Patrick A.Patrick Armitage: Duck hearts are amazing, and one of the best old fashions I've ever had...classic!

Fawn F.Fawn Fitter: Perfect Sazeracs. A+++ would drink again.

Bourbon & Branch is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

5. Bourbon & Branch

8.4
501 Jones St (at O'Farrell St), San Francisco, CA
Speakeasy · Tenderloin · 318 tips and reviews

Marissa C.Marissa Coughlin: Cucumber gimlet is super delicious and refreshing. The splash of sparkling wine adds just the right amount of fun.

Claire J.Claire Judson: Delicious hand crafted cocktails, super cool atmosphere

Lindsay F.Lindsay Flores: Cozy space with a cool vibe. Their cocktails are delicious and made with care!

Blackbird Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

6. Blackbird Bar

8.8
2124 Market St (at Church St), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · Duboce Triangle · 180 tips and reviews

Paula W.Paula Williamson: Great additon to the castro bar scene. Excellent Manhattans

Brendan C.Brendan Curran: Great cocktails! Try the one with New Orleans chicory coffee.

AlexAlex: Awesome cocktails, try whatever they have barrel-aged!

ABV is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

7. ABV

9.0
3174 16th St (btwn Guerrero & Albion St), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · Mission Dolores · 148 tips and reviews

Auburn S.Auburn Santo: Love this place for late night cocktails and snacks. Maybe another time, Skylark/Double Dutch.

Michael L.Michael Lunøe: Really nice food and cocktails. Food is comforty and cocktails are good. Has a great selection of mezcal and whiskey cocktails.

Christen R.Christen Reardon: The La botana and the drifter cocktails... the ceviche... and the vibe :)

Beretta is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

8. Beretta

9.1
1199 Valencia St (at 23rd St), San Francisco, CA
Italian Restaurant · Mission District · 489 tips and reviews

Brian C.Brian Case: Get a fine cocktail here and great food. I recommend the Improved Whiskey or the Rattlesnake. Try the panna gelato with olive oil too. It's awesome! Read more.

Jenee L.Jenee Li: Hands down my fave place for drinks - Rattlesnake, Airmail, and cocktails recommended by bartender Vince. Roasted beets with ricotta salata and dungeness crab arancini are delicious too.

VegNews MagazineVegNews Magazine: For fine (but trendy) dining, Beretta can't be beat. This cozy restaurant has some of the best cocktails in the city, and will substitute vegan cheese or sausage onto any of their killer pizzas.

Rye is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

9. Rye

8.5
688 Geary St (at Leavenworth St), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · Lower Nob Hill · 141 tips and reviews

James Y.James Yu: Get the Dark and Stormy, a nice mixture of ginger beer and bourbon

hollerotronhollerotron: great bartenders- they play great music and make excellent cocktails. there's a cage for smokers. nice and dark.

Traveloco_JoeTraveloco_Joe: Great vibe, cocktails, and music. Winner!

The Interval at Long Now is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

10. The Interval at Long Now

9.2
2 Marina Blvd, Fort Mason Building A, San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · 94 tips and reviews

Charles K.Charles Knoles: Amazing! An orrery, delicious cocktails, perfect espresso and a stuffed passenger pigeon. What more could you ask for?

Frank R.Frank Rimalovski: Amazing cocktails in an incredibly cool setting. Perhaps my favorite bar on the planet!

Rachel K.Rachel Kroft: Wonderful place for a good cocktail and friend/date catch up. Feels out of the way- but worth the trip.

Martuni's is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

11. Martuni's

8.6
4 Valencia St (at Market St), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · SoMa · 81 tips and reviews

LiviaLivia: love their cherry blossom martini!

SFGate M.SFGate Manager: Go for the generous-sized, not to mention reasonably priced, martinis; stay for the convivial atmosphere and sing-alongs of show tunes, jazz and contemporary standards in the back piano room.

CocoCoco: Peach fuzz is my fav martini in SF. Relaxing and imitate vibe. Good service as well.

Coqueta is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

12. Coqueta

8.9
Pier 5 - The Embarcadero (Broadway), San Francisco, CA
Spanish Restaurant · Northern Waterfront · 205 tips and reviews

Melon L.Melon L: Gin cocktails are amazing. Can't go wrong with any of them though my favorite is the barca.

Sabina D.Sabina Del Rosso: Gin cocktails are great and you can't go wrong with the meat and cheese board!

Sara C.Sara C: totally worth staking out the bar area in the sun room for a spot at the long table to enjoy their delicious cocktails and tapas!

Nopa is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

13. Nopa

9.1
560 Divisadero St (at Hayes St), San Francisco, CA
New American Restaurant · Alamo Square · 557 tips and reviews

Iris N.Iris Ng: Blue bottle cocktail & pork chop is amazing! Read more.

Priya S.Priya Saiprasad: I highly recommend the grass fed burger (it comes with delicious fries and aioli sauce) along with an order of anything from their cocktail menu! But seriously, everything here is great.

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Fantastic pork chops, stellar burgers, and a brilliant wine list and cocktail menu. Sit at the chef's counter and watch the magic happen.

Absinthe Brasserie & Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

14. Absinthe Brasserie & Bar

8.3
398 Hayes St (at Gough St), San Francisco, CA
French Restaurant · Civic Center · 252 tips and reviews

Dustin B.Dustin Blake: The housemade chicken liver pâté is a perfect complement to a martini at the bar. They double fry their fries in peanut oil—damn tasty!

Albert T.Albert Treat: The baked Mac & Cheese is delicious - and entree sized! Also, try the 3 cheese trio of Humbolt Fog, Cloth Wrapped Cheddar, and the Pecora. Feeling Bond-ish? Their Vesper Martini is great!

Tanner C.Tanner Christensen: Amazing weekend brunch, mimosas, burger, or duck!

True Laurel is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in San Francisco.

15. True Laurel

9.3
753 Alabama St, San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · Mission District · 42 tips and reviews

Charles H.Charles Hudson: All of the cocktails are great

Monica D.Monica Desai: What a steal - great way to try the cocktails, mushrooms and more from Lazy Bear at great prices & lovely ambience

Jack O.Jack Osborne: Crispy hen of the woods mushrooms and the Dungeness crab and cheddar fondue were some of the nicest things I had to eat during my last trip to SF. Cocktails, obviously, were good too.