Top of the Mark

Top of the Mark

Hotel Bar, Lounge, and Cocktail Bar
1 Nob Hl (inside the Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Hotel), San Francisco, CA 94108, United States
Hours:
Closed until 4:30 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 4:30 PM–11:30 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 4:30 PM–12:30 AM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–11:30 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Brunch, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
No
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Perched on the 19th floor of the InterContinental Mark Hopkins, the world-renowned sky lounge affords a wraparound vista of San Francisco. Famed for its 100 Martinis menu, the Top of the Mark recently garnered "BEST" distinctions from Playboy, San Francisco and Forbes mag... (See all)

8.0/10

Based on 338 votes

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    Brian M.
    "Be sure to have breakfast and check out the view."(71 Tips)
    Tom H.
    "The special "Foursquare Martini" is tasty, but it is NOT a martini."(34 Tips)
    apple r.
    "Try the top of the mark martini classic with chopin vodka."(3 Tips)
    Amy R.
    "Watch the fog roll in, drink cocktails and listen to the live piano."(2 Tips)

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  • Jen M.

    If you are wearing shorts, turn around and change. Strictly no shorts at the top level bar.

    Jen Martin · 22 hours ago
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  • Betty R.

    It's all about the views at this place. Extensive martini menu and small plates for pairing. Best for before dinner/outing drinks or as a dessert.

    Betty Rube · 3 weeks ago
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  • Ksenia S.

    Почти единственный руф топ. Бронировать заранее нельзя. В очереди на закат минут 15. Зато еда вкусная. В основном закуски. Емли вы не постоялец отеля - $10 с человека.

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  • Konstantinos M.

    Real bad hospitality service. They had me remove my hat because they said that was their policy. Even though their staff performing on stage they were wearing hats. "What a double standards"

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  • Joel

    View is worth it

    Joel · May 9
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  • Stacy

    try lychee martini! show your key to bartender or pay a $15 cover fee.

    Stacy · April 26
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  • Hamdi B.

    Nice views from the top and it's free !

    Hamdi Ben Lagha · March 24
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  • Carmen I.

    Great view while having a bite and drink

    Carmen Ibarra · March 24
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  • William D.

    There is a cover but worth it for a martini with a view. Ask to seat North or South views.

    William Diaz · March 13
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  • Michael D.

    The way to have a view and pay for it. Go on a night with live music to get your money's worth. And a clear sky....duh.

    Michael Davidson · March 8
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  • Philip T.

    Wonderful view from top of the hill. Drinks can get pricey at $14 a pop, but they're very good.

    Philip Tam · March 4
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  • Amy Y.

    Get a drink here and enjoy great panoramas of the city

    Amy Y · February 28
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  • MsZrBzN

    Muhtesem bir manzara, ama yemekler icin aynisi gecerli degil!

    MsZrBzN · February 10
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  • Lydia B.

    Just for the view

    Lydia Berkennou · January 26
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  • Solario

    Seems to be stuck in the 80s.

    Solario · January 22
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  • Josh W.

    Rooftop bar overlooking Bay

    Josh Wentz · January 17
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  • Sasha T.

    Не стоит ожидать от бара, в который все идут за панорамным видом, хороших коктейлей. Если уж вас занесло на эту верхотуру, выпейте кофейку, насладитесь видом и идите в нормальное место.

    Sasha Tkachenko · January 6
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  • Kai L.

    Great views of the entire city. The champagne brunch is fantastic with fresh food. Definitely go for a special occasion!

    Kai Lo · January 5
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  • R N.

    Listen jazz, have a drink or two, enjoy the view!

    R N · December 30, 2014
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  • herm p.

    Pages and pages of martini's ($14), any way it's made. The views, the live bands and the dancing. There's also the small plates with Dungeness crab($22) and the salmon on a chip.

    herm pugay · December 21, 2014
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  • Beatriz B.

    Great views of the city. Fancy place.

    Beatriz Bajuelos · December 2, 2014
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  • Alex C.

    Classic and classy

    Alex Casariego · November 16, 2014
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  • Lauren H.

    Worth the cover and price of martinis. To die for views, fun love music and dancing, and yummy drinks

    Lauren H · November 16, 2014
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  • Tim

    Best view in the city

    Tim · October 31, 2014
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  • currently exploring

    Best hotel-bar-top view in all of SF with a famous 100+ martini list. Hisotry: bar included in original hotel design, which was drawn && built during prohibition. ;) Read more

    currently exploring · October 15, 2014
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  • Tim

    The view, the food

    Tim · October 1, 2014
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  • Dipesh S.

    Amazing view of the city, simply stunning. This is one place you have to visit when in San Fran and if you have time have a few drinks and take in the stunning view

    Dipesh Shah · September 11, 2014
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  • Sabina B.

    Get any of the flats

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

    Amazing views of the city paired with good food and live music. Brunch is hella overpriced, but weekday lunch, dinner, high tea, or cocktails are worth it. Great for dates and special occasions

    Sabina B. · September 9, 2014
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  • Sarahnaut

    Snooty service from a rude waiter. If you can put up with that, you'll have great drinks with a wonderful view.

    Sarahnaut · September 1, 2014
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  • GGii G.

    Lemon drop for me pls:P

    GGii Gii · August 31, 2014
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  • Jessica W.

    Food is a bit pricey for what it is..But what you are really paying for is the view! Absolutely stunning! Also, Mr.Joe was a really nice waiter :)

    Jessica Wood · August 30, 2014
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    TV Food Maps · August 29, 2014
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  • Amy R.

    Great panoramic view of the city. Watch the fog roll in, drink cocktails and listen to the live piano.

    Amy Robinson · August 28, 2014
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  • Seth G.

    Sit by the window and hope there isn't any fog. Awesome spot.

    Seth Goodling · August 28, 2014
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  • Lidia M.

    Great views!

    Lidia Martin · August 26, 2014
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  • Gabriele M.

    Not a great place to take pictures. The view is great, but you have to shoot through the windows and there are tables all around them, so you should disturb other people in order to shoot all around.

    Gabriele Marrone · August 10, 2014
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  • Stan A.

    Have a drink. Bring camera and money!

    Stan Augustyniewicz · August 7, 2014
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  • Top of the Mark

    Cheers for checking in! Show this check-in to receive a special Foursquare exclusive cocktail, the Ward Eight, for only $10!

    Top of the Mark · September 10, 2013
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  • FunCheap SF

    Enjoy the complimentary wine tastings and watch Father of the Bride at Top of the Mark this summer night. First come, first served so be there early. Tue, 7/8, 5:30-7:70pm. Read more

    FunCheap SF · July 7, 2014
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  • Sebastian O.

    Dated, old fashioned and underwhelming space upstairs ...but, the view is worth a drink.

    Sebastian Ostman · April 1, 2014
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  • Sebastian O.

    Doesn't open til 4:30pm on a Sat

    Sebastian Ostman · March 30, 2014
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  • Ilya Z.

    They've never heard of the 'Ward Eight' - the discounted cocktail on the check-in special. The cocktail is served at the 'Top of the Mark' restaurant on the rooftop. Lunch there is $79!

    Ilya Zaydenberg · March 16, 2014
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  • Priti D.

    Great view of the city but food is blahhhh

    Priti D · January 21, 2014
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  • Amy M.

    Yes, the views are awesome. But let's talk about the s'mores - they come with spiced apple marshmallows!! So flavorful and the texture is like soft heavenly pillows.

    Amy Matsuno · January 21, 2014
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  • Smita M.

    Oven roasted tomato flat bread is phenomenal!! Great mix of flavors!! A must have!!

    Smita Mittal · December 1, 2013
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  • Mike G.

    Panoramic views of SF, cocktails not that special and pretty expensive. Worth one drink though.

    Mike Grafham · November 30, 2013
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  • Maarten d.

    Avoid. Terrible place with an excellent view. Staff is dreadful and not focused on making you feel comfortable.

    Maarten den Braber · October 16, 2013
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  • Deepak S.

    Incomparable views. Tommie - the barkeep at the back bar kept the drinks flowing.

    Deepak Shrivastava · October 15, 2013
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  • Matt C.

    Named one of SF's Coolest Hotel Bars by SF Station (epic view). http://bit.ly/173w5Id

    Matt Crawford · October 3, 2013
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