The Great Northern is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

1. The Great Northern

8.7
119 Utah Street (15th Street), San Francisco, CA
Nightclub · Showplace Square · 2 tips and reviews

Ryan R.Ryan Rix: Left my debit card with the bartender and never heard back about it despite calls and Facebook messages from myself and someone who regularly performs there.

sean r.sean rose: take a picture of your coat check tag because you eventually lose it as all degenerates do.

F8 | 1192 Folsom is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

2. F8 | 1192 Folsom

8.5
1192 Folsom St (8th), San Francisco, CA
Nightclub · SoMa · 16 tips and reviews

Eric S.Eric Sabban: Great folks, small and cozy with good people and great music. Go for the DnB, leave with good friends.

Andy S.Andy Sternberg: Housepitality SF Wednesday nights is a magical scene if you want it!

Jesse D.Jesse Ditson: Housepitality on Wednesday nights is always amazing. Everyone from everywhere is here to party.

Cat Club is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

3. Cat Club

8.4
1190 Folsom St (at 8th St), San Francisco, CA
Nightclub · SoMa · 37 tips and reviews

dedi h.dedi hubbard: Great bartenders, karaoke, and dancing. Nice group of regulars.

GunzGunz: come dance with us

The Bold ItalicThe Bold Italic: Go on the first Saturday of every month for Leisure, a Britpop night!! They play indie shoegaze, and some old ’60s classics, including The Smiths, Suede, The Rolling Stones, and The Libertines. Read more.

9:20 Special is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

4. 9:20 Special

8.1
2460 Sutter St (btw Divisadero & Broderick), San Francisco, CA
Nightclub · Lower Pacific Heights · 11 tips and reviews

Jeff H.Jeff Ho: Street parking is fairly easy. Safe bet is eastside of Divisadero. Some nice local food place around the area too. New dance floor, amazing dance hall, great staff, incredible instructors and dancers. Read more.

Barak M.Barak Michener: Go on a Thursday night. Dance.

Nirav S.Nirav Sanghani: Thursday venue. Lessons from 7:20p to 9:20p, social dance from 9:20p to 12:30a.

Sundance Saloon is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

5. Sundance Saloon

8.0
550 Barneveld Ave, San Francisco, CA
Nightclub · 2 tips and reviews

Cecilia Y.Cecilia Yu: West coast swing class and dance on Thursdays.

Jim R.Jim R: Best -- er, only -- two-step party in SF. Friendly crowd and free lessons! Read more.

DNA Lounge is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

6. DNA Lounge

8.2
375 11th St (at Harrison St), San Francisco, CA
Nightclub · SoMa · 97 tips and reviews

Florence W.Florence Wong: Casual, lively, fun, energetic. Unpretentious -- everyone's just having a good time dancing. Great remixes Saturday nights that get you pumped up. $20 entry fee and $3 coat rack fee.

Holden K.Holden Karau: Bootie is the meaning of life, trust me. Every Saturday @ DNA :)

MinimishMinimish: Bootie SF is a great party for dancing mashups. Get there before 10pm for half-price cover.

Love + Propaganda is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

7. Love + Propaganda

7.7
85 Campton Pl (Stockton), San Francisco, CA
Nightclub · Downtown San Francisco-Union Square · 2 tips and reviews

King George HotelKing George Hotel: Love and Propaganda is a social club that brings together art, fashion and culture at night in San Francisco.

Byron G.Byron Geddes: Sooo don't come with no cash. They take credit card but you have to pay two drinks at a time. No ATM. no sitting place. Well this is but at $30.00 on top of your already $20 entry.

Audio Nightclub is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

8. Audio Nightclub

7.7
316 11th St (btwn Folsom & Harrison), San Francisco, CA
Nightclub · SoMa · 28 tips and reviews

Ankur O.Ankur Oberoi: Great DJs and perfect size for a party

Cynnamon S.Cynnamon Simonson: The Best lighting including a wall with over 1000 LED Lights and 3D projections everywhere, a central dance floor that makes you feel like the music is surrounding you and the best energy.

ErinErin: EDX baby!! And a psychedelic color light void

The Starlight Room is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

9. The Starlight Room

7.7
450 Powell St (at Sutter St.), San Francisco, CA
Nightclub · Downtown San Francisco-Union Square · 53 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Grab a classy cocktail high above the hustle and bustle of Union Square here. This place has an old world vibe, swanky leather booths and tinkly piano music. Come back on Sunday for the drag brunch. Read more.

Jeff O.Jeff Oswalt: The scent of cougars and cocktail dresses await you.

Maybs M.Maybs M: Find a sugar daddy here.

Bootie San Francisco is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

10. Bootie San Francisco

7.4
375 11th St (at Harrison St), San Francisco, CA
Nightclub · SoMa · 28 tips and reviews

Kelly W.Kelly Wong: Hit or miss. Sometimes the music is really good and sometimes it not (even if you know who the artist is). Good place for singles. Get a stamp for re-entry and grab some pizza next door.

Mary L.Mary Leman: Had so much fun at bootie that when it was over I ended up at the endup....... After years of saying that would never happen. Bootie was better.

Tiffany L.Tiffany Lin: People prone to seizures and allergic to the sweat of a million people crammed on the dance floor should probably avoid this place. Otherwise it's lots of fun!

1015 Folsom is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

11. 1015 Folsom

7.3
1015 Folsom St (at 6th St), San Francisco, CA
Nightclub · SoMa · 47 tips and reviews

Kali-Star H.Kali-Star Hugger: Hot Latin music on Saturdays. Usually awesome dubstep something's on Fridays. Always fun!

Lewis K.Lewis K: Hippest music in the city #realtrapshit

MetroWizeMetroWize: 1015 keeps its doors open til 4 am, with the music blasting right until closing time. The multiple rooms and various bars in the venue make 1015 one of our favorite after hours hotspots. Read more.

Underground SF is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

12. Underground SF

7.3
424 Haight St (at Webster), San Francisco, CA
Nightclub · Lower Haight · 16 tips and reviews

Chris B.Chris Brown: DJ night on Thursday is recommend

julian p.julian pidancet: Come listen some good drum&bass on tuesdays !

Madeline L.Madeline Lynch: Come to Bubbalicious for excellent music and yummy drink specials!

Beauty Bar is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

13. Beauty Bar

7.2
2299 Mission St (at 19th St), San Francisco, CA
Nightclub · Mission District · 45 tips and reviews

DonaldDonald: This corner bar is always busy on the weekend nights. Music is more bay area and old school hip hop (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more.

Thriving IvoryThriving Ivory: Cool spot to go & dance & get sweaty. One night Paul ran into the Secondhand Serenade guys right after we toured w/ them. Strange coincidence, so we toasted to it...a few times.

maggie b.maggie battles: For a good time call... Wave Not Wave every Tues. Xox

Public Works is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

14. Public Works

8.9
161 Erie St (at Mission St), San Francisco, CA
Event Space · Mission District · 56 tips and reviews

SFistSFist: Warehouse-y, cool club vibe. The upstairs offers two alternative hangouts to the main floor, including a cool and cozy dancefloor with its own bar. There's ample outdoor space and an art gallery, too. Read more.

SF WeeklySF Weekly: SF Weekly’s Best Of 2011 Winner – Editorial Pick – BEST NEW VENUEA combo of nonprofit space, art studio & gallery, along with a two-story main room makes it SF's top venues for live electronic music Read more.

Mo K.Mo Kudeki: Go to the birdcage upstairs upstairs and make out

111 Minna Gallery is one of The 15 Best Nightclubs in San Francisco.

15. 111 Minna Gallery

8.6
111 Minna St (at 2nd St), San Francisco, CA
Art Gallery · SoMa · 64 tips and reviews

Emilie F.Emilie Futterman: One of my favorite spots in SF. Great during the day to sit and work or chat with someone over a cup of Four Barrel coffee, and a beautiful open space at night for events.

Mel C.Mel C: they throw some interesting events. best was tim leary archive party. i got to hang with his old pals, meet ralph metzner and nobody said "what do you do?"

KrystylKrystyl: Great art during the day and great dj's in the evening!