Amelie Wine Bar


Wine Bar, French Restaurant, and Lounge
1754 Polk St (btwn Washington St & Clay St), San Francisco, CA 94109, United States
Open until 2:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 5:30 PM–2:00 AM
$ $ $ $
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  • wine
  • good for dates
  • cote du rhone
  • generous pours
  • cute
  • cozy
  • trendy
  • stylish
  • escargot
  • romantic
  • great value
  • good for singles
  • vegetarian food
  • ravioli
  • crab salad
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  • good for a late night
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  • Jacob M.

    try the red, or the white

    Jacob Mullins · June 24, 2009
  • Redg S.


    Redg Snodgrass · May 15, 2011
  • Jenee L.

    Go to Amelie during happy hour from 5:30-7PM to people watch and drink their $10 flight--3 generous pours of any wine on the menu. Read more

    Jenee Li · November 14, 2009
  • Ashley H.

    Favorite bar in SF, love the Euro feel and clientele. Goat cheese ball is delicious.

    Ashley Hamik · April 28, 2012
  • Coleen H.

    I love Amelie. A neighborhood favorite. Amazing selection of wine, staff is friendly & cute bartenders.

    Coleen H · August 15, 2010
  • Ian B.

    You can find flights listed on the back page of the menu.

    Ian Brown · March 1, 2010
  • Sabina B.

    Go-to happy hour and date night spot. Solid selection of wine and the staff is super friendly.

    Sabina B. · September 9, 2014
  • Ashley H.

    Must do the $10 Happy Hour flights and get the goat cheese ball with caramelized onions and crab salad. Don't forget to check out the French eye candy ;)

    Ashley Hamik · July 17, 2011
  • SFist

    Check out Amelie in Nob Hill after work for a $20 platter of cheese (3 kinds) meat (5 kinds) and baguette (oh yes). Oh, and you can get a "customized" flight of wine for $10, too. Read more

    SFist · September 25, 2014
  • Christina P.

    5:30 - 7 is happy hour. $31 for a cheese plate and bottle of Cote du Rhone. Yum.

    Christina Peirona · August 9, 2011
  • David S.

    Check out the menus - they attach the pages to LPs. Ask for the Jermaine Jackson album.

    David S · February 4, 2010
  • Spiros V.

    Should you consider this place "European", that would only prove your typical "American" point of view. Nice wine bar, nonetheless.

    Spiros Vathis · June 9, 2013
  • Kara P.

    The German and Austrian wine flight was sweet and delicious!

    Kara Price · April 9, 2013
  • Kimberly H.

    Pistachio honey goat cheese is to die for

    Kimberly Howard · November 2, 2012
  • BordeauxWines

    We like this place for a romantic rendez-vous in the cozy booths. Besides, who can resist a glass of Bordeaux?

    BordeauxWines · July 16, 2012
  • ashley t.

    cute wine bar - but I found the wine (and the bar) to be terribly warm. Seems like it be better for a happy hour type place.

    ashley tevatia · June 18, 2011
  • Caitlin W.

    By far..the best spot on Polk!

    Caitlin Welch · December 31, 2010
  • Christos A.

    4sq day

    Christos Apartoglou · April 17, 2010
  • Teresa Y.

    Wine, cozy date place, nice cheese and charcuterie boards.

    Teresa Yao · November 29, 2014
  • SFGate

    Head to Amelie tonight if you're in the mood for sipping and socializing. The wine menu is huge, and there are plenty of nosh options in case you drink un verre de vin too many. Read more

    SFGate · November 10, 2014
  • Carolyn P.

    Great wine flights

    Carolyn Press · November 5, 2014
  • Eric S.

    The red and white wine happy hour samplings are a great deal at $10 for three wines. This is a very unique place. Go and experience the atmosphere.

    Eric Smith · September 16, 2014
  • Fatima R.

    Escargot & cheese plate!

    Fatima Ramadan · September 13, 2014
  • Czarina L.

    Good ambiance, especially for date night! They have a great wine selection, and the wait staff is wonderfully attentive and informative!

    Czarina L · September 11, 2014
  • Bourbon🍸Explorer

    A great place for a glass of wine and a bite after work. Great service with great knowledge of their extensive wine selection. Beware it gets crowded fast after 5:30.

    Bourbon🍸Explorer · August 17, 2014
  • Anastasia B.

    Experiment with the flights and finish with a plate of cheese (brie is phenomenal) - good thing they are generous with their bread. The truffle ravioli were also absolutely delicious.

    Anastasia Belozertseva · August 13, 2014
  • AFAR Media

    This place has an amazing wine list & delicious food, not to mention that their happy hour is one of the best in the city. TIP: Go early in the evening to take full advantage of their happy hour. Read more

    AFAR Media · August 12, 2014
  • David K.

    Great wine selection. Cool vibe. Highly recommend for small groups.

    David Klein · August 7, 2014
  • Caroline D.

    Fabulous wines cozy romantic locale that always seems like a chic scene. Trendy French waiters with accompanying facial hair.,oozes Parisian glam but laid back. Strong wines

    Caroline Duffy · May 18, 2014
  • Sebastien S.

    Great happy hour!

    Sebastien Simpson · March 2, 2014
  • Khaled B.

    The bar has the best position in the whole lounge area

    Khaled Bouker · January 22, 2014
  • Charles B.

    this place is super cheesy.

    Charles B · July 15, 2013
  • Anthony M.

    What a shithole

    Anthony Maës · July 15, 2013
  • Morgan A.

    Build your own wine flight for $10. 3 wines, great portions 5:30-7pm happy hour

    Morgan Ashley · May 30, 2013
  • Fatima

    Been going to Amelie regularly since '07. Never have I met anybody so rude as the hairy Rasputin-ish server/manager! Downgraded from fave to least fave place!

    Fatima · January 19, 2013
  • Shirley L.

    Very cute date spot. Get a bottle (or two), a flatbread, and a cheese spread

    Shirley Liu · December 8, 2012
  • Katarina T.

    Cute French wine bar, red dimly lit interior. Great service, selection of wine, and the best ambience! Perfect for dates or girls nights!

    Katarina T · October 20, 2012
  • Eileen

    Bought the flight... was not impressed. "Generous pours"? Really?!? All 3 wines included in my flight of wine didn't equal more than a glass. What a rip-off!

    Eileen · August 27, 2012
  • Party Earth

    The wines are served in Riedel glasses, arguably the best in the world. Ask the bartenders how each style enhances the varying red and white varietals differently…they’ll know. Read more

    Party Earth · July 11, 2012
  • Chris K.

    Great atmosphere and delish cheese!

    Chris K · March 20, 2012
  • French Tuesdays

    During happy hour 5:30- 7 indulge in a $10 customized flight with any 3 wines by the glass!

    French Tuesdays · March 17, 2012
  • Rachel

    Monday Night Special! Bottle of vino and an amahzing cheese/jam/nut platter for $31!

    Rachel · February 14, 2012
  • Shannon

    Happy hour from 530 - 7 with $10 flights. Try the moscato!

    Shannon · January 18, 2012
  • Rodrigo R.

    Dont ignore the hype the special with the cheese table and cote du rhone les abeilles is a must!

    Rodrigo Rodrigues · January 10, 2012
  • Shannon

    Pop in for happy hour (5:30 - 7P) and nab a you-pick wine flight for $10!

    Shannon · December 18, 2011
  • DAN C.

    Ask for the late food night menu!!

    DAN COX · December 1, 2011
  • Jason C.

    Great hangout at night, enjoy lots of wines and socialize. Gets crowded though and only 1 bathroom stall. That was the worst!

    Jason Castellani · November 10, 2011
  • Christian W.

    Amazing red and black bathroom.

    Christian Williams · February 17, 2011
  • Emma

    Monday night special=bottle of red wine plus three delicious cheeses for $31.

    Emma · January 11, 2011
  • Chandini D.

    Try the brilliat savarin cheese it's amazing. Also go for Happy Hour and get te choose your own Flight for $10. Rely generous pours.

    Chandini Davis · December 15, 2010

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