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Public Works

Event Space, Nightclub, and Art Gallery · Mission District
161 Erie St (at Mission St), San Francisco, CA 94103, United States
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 7:00 PM–3:00 AM
  • Sun
    • None
  • Mon–Tue
    • 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 7:00 PM–Midnight
  • Thu
    • 6:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Fri
    • 8:00 PM–3:00 AM
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
No
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
8.9/10

Based on 340 votes

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  • What you need to know
    George H.
    "Upstairs parties are the best."(9 Tips)
    SF Weekly
    "two-story main room"(2 Tips)
    Al S.
    "electronic music late night"(2 Tips)
    Ty W.
    "Great djs and the Moth, what more could you ask for?"(2 Tips)
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  • upstairs
  • DJs
  • dancing
  • main room
  • music
  • casual
  • cocktails
  • whiskey
  • cozy
  • beer
  • arts
  • sound system
  • liquor
  • food trucks
  • disco
  • meats
  • staff
  • Anton S.

    There's a private space upstairs.

    Anton Shuster · January 17
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  • Liza P.

    Such a great venue with so many great events!

    Liza P · November 27, 2015
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  • Charlotte A.

    Korean food truck served delicious food!

    Charlotte Andersson · August 25, 2015
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  • Kelly W.

    Great place to come chill and listen to an artist. Be sure to check out upstairs.

    Kelly Wong · July 12, 2015
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  • Armelle G.

    Sick sound system

    Armelle Goreux · April 11, 2015
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  • Armelle G.

    Massage chair!

    Armelle Goreux · April 11, 2015
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  • Van N.

    Great music venue

    Van Nguyen · March 26, 2015
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  • Berenika A.

    Just small enough for a good time with your friends and not feeling like you can't meet anyone new

    Berenika Alexandre · February 8, 2015
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  • Gitamba S.

    Make sure to check out the artwork around the side entrance.

    Gitamba Saila-Ngita · January 31, 2015
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  • Michelle B.

    Music! Space! Staff!

    Michelle Byrnes · November 2, 2014
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  • Bourbon🍸Explorer

    Awesome space for live music. They have a great craft beer + whiskey selection.

    Bourbon🍸Explorer · September 23, 2014
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  • Jessica W.

    Good dancing music (euro electric house?), cash only, the bouncers TC and Matthew are hilarious.

    Jessica Wood · August 30, 2014
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  • George H.

    Upstairs parties are the best.

    George Hayes · August 19, 2014
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  • Carina A.

    Laid back club with potent margaritas and decent bookings. Love the vibe here

    Carina Andersen · August 15, 2014
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  • Ty W.

    Great djs and the Moth, what more could you ask for?

    Ty Wu · August 13, 2014
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  • SFist

    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

    SFist · August 3, 2014
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  • Emily P.

    Find the sharpie-drawing I did here (it's still around, I checked) and I'll buy you a drink.

    Emily Pinkerton · May 14, 2014
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  • Pavel N.

    Great sound, great music, but horrible crowd management. Had to wait 10 minutes to get a beer. The club is completely filled that it's nearly impossible to move.

    Pavel Necas · May 3, 2014
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  • Seth B.

    oontz oontz

    Seth Benson · September 26, 2013
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  • Al S.

    Funktion1 sound, nice outdoor smoking area, chill crew.... Good place to catch electronic music late night

    Al Sheybani · September 1, 2013
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  • Dean T.

    Sit on the speaker in the main room and watch your booty literally shake

    Dean Tye · July 28, 2013
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  • Shaun H.

    Come and DANCE

    Shaun Harrison · June 29, 2013
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  • Pim C.

    Best worst party I've ever been to

    Pim Coumans · June 14, 2013
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  • Vincent G.

    Funktion One sound system. Very nice.

    Vincent Garrigues · June 12, 2013
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  • Pablo S.

    Order the Diablo

    Pablo Solando · April 12, 2013
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  • Matthias S.

    Hug a gamer

    Matthias Sala · March 28, 2013
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  • H H.

    This is my go to place!! Super excited for BURNAL EQUINOX 2013 March 2nd!!!!

    H H · February 26, 2013
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  • Connor M.

    Yay, hardcore forking

    Connor McSheffrey · January 18, 2013
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  • Connor M.

    Githuuuuuuuub

    Connor McSheffrey · January 18, 2013
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  • Evgeniy D.

    Ok, so this one is the club. They get best house music artists

    Evgeniy Dankovtsev · November 4, 2012
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  • Mo K.

    Go to the birdcage upstairs upstairs and make out

    Mo Kudeki · October 15, 2012
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  • Kevin C.

    Check out new app Coaster to order and pay for drinks from your phone! Enter promo code 'COASTER' to get $5 towards your first order!

    Kevin Callaghan · September 11, 2012
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  • MetroWize

    Public Works in the Mission is known for its off the wall parties and music events. On Fridays and Saturdays, Public Works stays open til 4 am, giving you 2 extra hours to get your groove on. Read more

    MetroWize · March 8, 2012
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  • Grega S.

    This is the craziest place ever. :)

    Grega Stritar · March 4, 2012
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  • Rochelle I.

    Huge! Didn't realize there was another room upstairs until the end of the night. Sound system could be way better. Need bathroom attendants.

    Rochelle I · February 19, 2012
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  • Petko M.

    The interior is minimal and stylish. The sound system is great both downstairs and upstairs.

    Petko Minkov · December 21, 2011
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  • Stephany

    Head upstairs.

    Stephany · October 8, 2011
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  • Eliza N.

    Best place for good night of dancing, dope upcoming djs and a relaxed underground warehouse vibe

    Eliza Nguyen · August 7, 2011
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  • Kat M.

    if only the ventilation were better... Read more

    Kat Murray · July 12, 2011
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  • Samuel M.

    Wear a hat!

    Samuel Mueller · June 19, 2011
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  • SF 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

    SF Weekly · May 24, 2011
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  • SF Weekly

    SF Weekly's Best Of 2011 Winner - Reader's Poll - BEST NEW CLUB

    SF Weekly · May 19, 2011
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  • Gabe B.

    Don't mosh too hard to Thee Oh Sees

    Gabe Brosbe · December 12, 2010
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  • Steve J.

    Sound system is amazing. Trust.

    Steve Jang · October 24, 2010
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  • BXBOMBA ..

    $5 vodka tonics?!? I live.

    BXBOMBA .com · October 16, 2010
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  • Kathy R.

    Asswipes wouldn't let anyone under 21 in....to an art show!

    Kathy Ramsey · September 26, 2010
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  • Kutay G.

    güzel çok güzel

    Kutay Gungor · November 19, 2015
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