Fig & Thistle Wine Bar is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

1. Fig & Thistle Wine Bar

313 Ivy St (Gough), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Hayes Valley · 40 tips and reviews

Andrew C.Andrew Choi: Small, cozy spot with a nice wine and beer selection. Great for dates. Try the wine flight (tasting of 3 for $15). Some nights they will have the winery folks come in and feature their product.

Seema M.Seema Maloni: Not good for groups. Better for a date spot

Erik C.Erik Cox: Cute, cozy place, but pricey.

Birba is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

2. Birba

458 Grove St (btwn Gough & Octavia St), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Hayes Valley · 13 tips and reviews

AnnaAnna: Love this cozy place! They serve lunch and it's better to book a table and order food with the Allset app, so everyrthing will be ready on you time:)

Dimitri N.Dimitri Nikulin: From Meatball Sandwich to Duck Confit Salad — you can now enjoy your sit-down lunch at Birba served on your time. Use Allset on iPhone and Android. Read more.

William G.William Gunn: Tiny & quiet with a highly unusual wine selection. They do bottles to go & will let you taste a few things before you buy.

West Coast Wine • Cheese is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

3. West Coast Wine • Cheese

2165 Union St (Fillmore), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Union Street · 11 tips and reviews

Meaghan H.Meaghan H: Amazing cheese and charcuterie boards and great wine. Love the intimate ambience and location.

Staff PicksStaff Picks: Looking to spend a night in with a nice red? Stop by for a bottle of wine from Napa or the Santa Lucia Highlands. There's also a great selection of charcuterie and small plates here. Read more.

Ashley M.Ashley Mowrey: Pass. It’s a wine bar with expensive deviled eggs, typical marina establishment. There’s literally a hundred of the same type of wine bars in San Francisco that are cheaper and with more seating.

High Treason is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

4. High Treason

443 Clement, San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Inner Richmond · 14 tips and reviews

Rachel R.Rachel Roth: Great music, interesting wine selection and yummy bites!

Kenfe-Mickaël L.Kenfe-Mickaël LAVENTURE: Wine is lovely, John is an awesome host and very knowledgeable about his wine. Food is good too

Noele L.Noele L.: Sommelier was wearing a Breakbeat Science shirt. Reason enough.

Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

5. Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant

1 Ferry Building Ste 23 (at The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Financial District · 50 tips and reviews

Joey B.Joey Baker: Head in on a Wednesday evening for the tastings and wine flights, we tried Ben Hanzell Pinot & Chardonnay in a vertical tasting. Great staff and super convenient location. Recommended!

WineSoiree A.WineSoiree Andrew Lazorchak: Pick up a Soiree Wine Decanter. Fun and easy way to aerate & explore the flavors of wine!

Krisha M.Krisha Marcano: Fantastic cheese and spreads to go with all the fantastic wine!

Petit Marlowe is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

6. Petit Marlowe

234 Townsend St (Lusk St), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Mission Bay · 5 tips and reviews

Frances 미라Frances 미라: Bacon deviled eggs, beef tartare, and foie gras all delicious!

Chris M.Chris Messina: Swing through the stylish doors of this SoMa wine bar for half-price oysters and $25 bottles of rose, Mon-Sat from 4PM-6PM.

Tanya N.Tanya Nahoum: Oysters incredible and deviled eggs also amazing. Service was impeccable and very attentive. Wine was also excellent.

Nectar Wine Lounge is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

7. Nectar Wine Lounge

3330 Steiner (btw Lombard and Chestnut), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Marina District · 22 tips and reviews

Ingrid H.Ingrid Hochwind: Great venue, both cosy but very cool clean style. Also wines are great & reasonably priced and the staff has a really good sense for music

Oscar L.Oscar L: Cheese platter is really good. Great wine and super friendly service.

Elon L.Elon Lenka: Love the Tokaji!

Terroir is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

8. Terroir

1116 Folsom St (at 7th St), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · SoMa · 60 tips and reviews

Alison T.Alison Tarwater: Great wine, lots of knowledge, chill vibe, great music selection and upstairs area is really great for privacy/working (they have wifi)

Christine B.Christine Brumback: drink wine here

meganmegan: Who doesn't love a cheese plate with a side bottle of Pinot? Pro tip: ask about the secret wine club.

Hotel Biron is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

9. Hotel Biron

45 Rose St (at Market St.), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Civic Center · 58 tips and reviews

Peter S.Peter Shanley: Go to Hotel Biron, ask Chris for a recommendation on a nice bottle, get a cheese plate with Blue Cheese/Honey and the Triple Cream, play a game of cribbage and enjoy the best wine bar in SF

MazdaMazda: The exposed brick walls, art, and mood lighting give this bar a trendy euro-cool vibe.

Nancy C.Nancy Cole: Great little hideaway, down-to-earth wine bar (they have beer too). Perfect for the wine hippies & bohemians who don't want the high-end District / Press Club scene. Good prices, curated selection.

Union Larder is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

10. Union Larder

1945 Hyde St (btwn Union & Green), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Russian Hill · 19 tips and reviews

Helena H.Helena Hounsel: PERFECT date night or first date spot. Wine, prosciutto, and lots of cheese. What else does a girl need?

Vic A.Vic Avery: Good selection of wine, tasty food, good variety of cheese... Friendly & competent staff. It's one of the very few places that has decent bresaola!

ZhannaZhanna: Simply wonderful experience. Great vines and unforgettable ambience 🥂🍷🍾🧀

District is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

11. District

216 Townsend St (btwn Ritch & 3rd St), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · SoMa · 103 tips and reviews

Carlee G.Carlee Gomes: The stuffed and fried squash blossoms are outta control delicious. (Especially with a glass of the Pigato.) And they're lightly battered in rice flour so they're totally gluten free THANK YOU!

meganmegan: If 'Cheers' had been set in SF, this would have been the bar. Classic local's spot w/ better-than-you'd-expect food. Opt for a whole bottle and just try not to order the fries, I dare you.

Shirley L.Shirley Liu: Cute wine bar -- get the sliders and fries with truffle aoili to share

Tank 18 is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

12. Tank 18

1345 Howard St (Dore Street), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · SoMa · 21 tips and reviews

Joel C.Joel Corpus: Definitely one of my favorite spots in San Francisco! The staff is amazing and the wines are great. Be sure to check out BYO-Bottle every month & score some wine at a discount while saving the earth.

Michael A.Michael Alba: Definitely check out on a BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle) day, bring your empty bottles for some great affordable and sustainable local wine.

Kat G.Kat Gaines: Super charming, nommy nibbles & quality vino. We tasted the goods & drew our own labels for 2 take home bottles on a HowAboutWe date & will definitely be back, very friendly staff & great atmosphere!

20 Spot is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

13. 20 Spot

3565 20th St (at Lexington St), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Mission District · 52 tips and reviews

Sebastian D.Sebastian DeLuca: If they have it, get the burrata as it will change your life. If not the wine selection alone is epic.

SF WeeklySF Weekly: The wine bar, from owners Bodhi Freedom (owner of Bacchus) and chef Anthony Paone, boasts a list of North American as well as French, Italian and German wines as well as local beer. Read more.

Adam R.Adam Raabe: The food has become amazing here. Try it before you can't get in!! This is Michelin Star quality.

Yield Wine Bar is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

14. Yield Wine Bar

2490 3rd St (at 22nd St), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Dogpatch · 29 tips and reviews

Vida H.Vida Ha: Order the Cod Cakes and any of the wine - it's all great!

SFGateSFGate: Settle in and drink up at this Dogpatch sister bar to Pause in Hayes Valley. Known for its sustainable wine selection, Yield also offers a happy hour option and enough bites for a satisfying dinner.

AmyAmy: Try the cherry fudge - you will laugh your head off

Press Club is one of The 15 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco.

15. Press Club

20 Yerba Buena Ln (at Market St), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · SoMa · 107 tips and reviews

Cristine A.Cristine A: Great spot! Good wine selection, different music everyday

Chloe P.Chloe Park: Wi-fi password is "chardonnay".

MashableMashable: Great place to grab a glass of wine after a conference at Moscone. No cell reception downstairs, but they have WiFi. Just ask for the password and you're set to tweet and check-in! - Karen Hartline