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Encore Karaoke Lounge

Karaoke Bar$$$$
Polk Gulch, San Francisco
  • Jesse
    "Great place to come sing your heart out!"(7 Tips)
    Marc U.
    "Fun crowd, good music, awesome bartenders, pissy DJ's"(4 Tips)
    Keith S.
    "Friendly bartenders"(3 Tips)
    Swen G.
    "Be advised: cash only"(2 Tips)
35 Tips and reviews
  • singing
  • karaoke
  • DJs
  • good for groups
  • music
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  • Keith S.
    Keith SmithAugust 22
    Friendly bartenders
  • Andre S.
    Andre SMay 21
    Seedy as fuck
  • Ashley B.
    Fun place for drinks and karaoke!
  • Mike J.
    Mike JonesOctober 19, 2016
    Most disrespectful experience I've had with a bartender, who come to later find out is also the owner. If I could give zero stars, I would. Don't plan on singing either if you don't pay for your song.
  • Danielle D.
    Danielle DavisJune 24, 2016
    Sound system was great and a big book with plenty of options for karaoke. Creepy second floor location well worth it!
  • Larry Z.
    Larry ZhouJanuary 21, 2016
    bar karoake. a great time!
  • Jesse
    JesseJuly 20, 2015
    Great place to come sing your heart out! Very welcoming environment.
  • Taylor T.
    Taylor ThibodeauxDecember 25, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Finally open again!!!
  • Swen G.
    Swen GrahamJuly 2, 2014
    Be advised: cash only
  • Nate W.
    Nate WalshJune 15, 2014
    Not my favorite place to have diarrhea, I'll be honest.
  • Danielle F.
    Danielle FJanuary 5, 2014
    This place CAN be fun if you have a full wallet. DJs won't play your song unless you tip them. Big. #GreedyAssholes
  • Ghaida Z.
    Ghaida ZahranNovember 2, 2013
    This place sucks. Been here for 2 hours and the same group of people took the stage 4 times and we didn't get to go. We felt frustrated and left. I recommend spending your time and money elsewhere.
  • Maurice W.
    Maurice WilliamsAugust 24, 2013
    Cash-only dive bar karaoke
  • Danielle F.
    Danielle FJanuary 6, 2013
    The DJ here is SUCH a dick. It's 7pm, nobody is here and he won't take more than "1 song". #ControlFreak
  • Travis
    TravisMay 28, 2012
    Don't plan on singing if you don't tip. It's all about the Benjamins with the guys running the show...
  • Eric J.
    Eric JorgensenMay 4, 2012
    Sing Stroking' by Clarence Carter.
  • Taylen
    TaylenMarch 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Come early and sign up, the waiting list fills up fast (but you can always tip the KJ to get bumped up a few spots).
  • Allison F.
    Allison FordFebruary 28, 2012
    The regulars have the world's worst taste in songs.
  • antuan g.
    antuan goodwinJanuary 31, 2012
    Get there early to get the most stage time. Also, don't forget to tip the DJ (KJ?)
  • Sasha
    SashaJanuary 21, 2012
    Good luck getting to sing here if you are not a regular.
  • Mary M.
    Mary McArthurDecember 24, 2011
    This place smells of feet.
  • natalie l.
    natalie l.December 17, 2011
    The well is, well, VERY cheap. You WILL have a hangover the next day.
  • Rob R.
    Rob RayDecember 14, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Try and get there before 10pm if you're looking to sing anytime soon without dropping some serious cash into the tip jar. That said, it's worth the wait!
  • Krystyl
    KrystylNovember 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Regular thursday night hot spot
  • Missy M.
    Missy ManoguerraOctober 27, 2011
    Don't every go here!!!!! A group of friend were hassled, and eventually assaulted by the bouncers. It's not a safe place.
  • Victoria M.
    Victoria MolinaOctober 2, 2011
    The Lemon Drops at Encore are to die for!!
  • Jeffrey M.
    Jeffrey MaysSeptember 1, 2011
    Drink a few before you step up to the mic.
  • Teresa P.
    Teresa ParkerAugust 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Matt is a treasure, he makes you sound great
  • Darthsun
    DarthsunAugust 2, 2011
    The songbooks are moldy
  • Lisa S.
    Lisa S.May 10, 2011
    Be prepared to drink: karaoke is only for people who buy drinks at the bar and there are no alternatives if you want to sing.
  • Pourya M.
    Pourya MApril 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The future of karaoke in the cloud:
  • hollerotron
    hollerotronDecember 13, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    look up their song list on line. yeahhhhh
  • Eden G.
    Eden G.August 1, 2010
    Cash only bar!
  • Marc U.
    Marc UlrichMarch 26, 2010
    Fun crowd, good music, awesome bartenders, pissy DJ's
  • Chandini D.
    Chandini DavisJanuary 20, 2010
    Don't swing the Microphone
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