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

1. Birba

458 Grove St, San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Hayes Valley · 11 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.

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

2. Fig & Thistle Wine Bar

313 Ivy St (Gough), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Hayes Valley · 37 tips and reviews

Bikash M.Bikash Mishra: Cozy atmosphere, friendly staff and of course good wine.

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

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.

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 · 10 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.

John G.John Graham: Amazing grilled cheese and brussels sprouts. Big wine selection. Pricey.

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 · 12 tips and reviews

Megan AllisonMegan Allison: Fried chicken sliders & French wine. A good place to be.

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.

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

5. 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

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

6. 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!

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

7. 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!

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

8. 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!

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

9. Terroir

1116 Folsom St (at 7th St), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · SoMa · 58 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.

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

10. 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

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

11. 20 Spot

3565 20th St (at Lexington St), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Mission District · 49 tips and reviews

Runqiu C.Runqiu Cai: Wonderful food. Great for sharing. Get the deviled eggs, citrus endive salad, tuna poke. Menu changes a lot

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.

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

12. Union Larder

1945 Hyde St (btwn Union & Green), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Russian Hill · 16 tips and reviews

Adrian P.Adrian Phillips: Got here at 5pm on a Sunday and the bar was full already. Sit to the side and order off the menu. The wines on tap were great and the olives and hummus made some great snacks before dinner.

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!

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

13. Hotel Biron

45 Rose St (at Market St.), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Civic Center · 57 tips and reviews

JS1JS1: Great hard to find wines. The cheese plate is awesome. Ask the bartender what is good and check the board for specials.

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.

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

14. Cafe Meuse

1400 Pacific Ave (at Hyde St.), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Nob Hill · 20 tips and reviews

Bubba G.Bubba G: Love this place! Super cozy and it has a great selection of wines. I usually do a tasting flight and get a recommendation. Never been steered wrong!

Dirk W.Dirk Wilfling: Great place to spend quality time with friends. Ask the waiters for their favorite wines - has always been a great pick!

Eddie D.Eddie DaRoza: Daily happy hour 5-7 $2 off wine and $3 drafts!

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

15. The Hidden Vine

408 Merchant St (btwn Washington & Clay), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Financial District · 58 tips and reviews

MazdaMazda: Definitely recommend getting a flight (three 1/3 pours). They pour generously and choose the wines thoughtfully, making it a great experience for your palate.

Sarah W.Sarah Williams: Take a lady here to seal the deal

PaulinaPaulina: The Hidden Vine is a little known secret of SF. Intimate setting with a great wine selection and knowledgeable staff.