Bars and clubs: Nightlife offers variety of options

February 1, 2009

Like the eclectic neighborhoods themselves, San Francisco nightlife offers something for everyone.

Key Points

Like the eclectic neighborhoods themselves, San Francisco nightlife offers something for everyone.

Bars with a view

13 Views Lounge Bar - Embarcadero
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
(415) 788-1234, ext. 33
Waterfront views, lunch and afternoon snacks. Full bar with an exhaustive list of local microbrews.

The Lobby Lounge - Nob Hill
The Ritz-Carlton
600 Stockton St.
(415) 773-6198
An elegant downtown setting for tea, sushi or evening cocktails.

Top of the Mark - Nob Hill
InterContinental Mark Hopkins
One Nob Hill
999 California Street
(415) 616-6916
http://www.topofthemark.com/
A San Francisco landmark since 1939, Top of the Mark is known for 360-degree views of San Francisco and the Bay.

Comedy

Cobb's Comedy Club - North Beach
915 Columbus Ave.
(415) 928-4320
http://www.cobbscomedy.com/
Located in North Beach, Cobb's offers leading comedy talent with a full bar and dinner menu.

Dance

Infusion Lounge - Union Square
124 Ellis St.
(415) 421-8700
http://www.infusionlounge.com/
With Asian design, 6,000 square feet, VIP room, dance floor, bottle service, holograms, unisex restrooms, Infusion is expected to open this winter.

Mezzanine SOMA
444 Jessie St.
(415)348-4656
http://www.mezzaninesf.com/
A premier global destination for live music, dancing and exclusive events.

Music

Azul Lounge and Restaurant
One Tillman Place
(415)362-9750
http://www.azul-sf.com/
Lounge to grooving eclectic music. Serving tapas.

Biscuits & Blues - Union Square
401 Mason St.
(415) 292-2583
http://www.biscuitsandblues.com/
Lively restaurant, bar, nightclub with award-winning Southern cuisine and live music, performers, dinners and shows.

Cantina - Union Square
580 Sutter St.
(415) 398-0195
http://www.cantinasf.com/
A San Franciscan lounge with famous cocktails, a rotating art gallery and music, featuring Latin soul, salsa and global jazz.