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Awesome atmosphere and bourbon

What an awesome bar. Underground with the skylights actually in the sidewalk of the street above... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
drgph66
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Camarillo, California
via mobile
Great entertainment lab... Needs to study science of customer service

Hip music venue in North Beach. Walk downstairs to slick concrete floor and tables in front of... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
bentravelswide
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San Francisco, California
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26 Aug 2017
“Awesome atmosphere and bourbon ”
29 Apr 2017
“Great entertainment lab... Needs to study science of customer service”
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

What an awesome bar. Underground with the skylights actually in the sidewalk of the street above. Small and classy. I am a whiskey nut and found the bourbon selection impressive and the bartender knowledgeable. They also barrel age some of their own drinks, which is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Hip music venue in North Beach. Walk downstairs to slick concrete floor and tables in front of small stage. It's a comfortable venue and good music. Fun for a date or hang. The wait staff is a bit abrupt though. Took credit card upfront without...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is the legendary Purple Onion venue where stars such as Robin Williams, the Kingston Trio, Phyllis Diller performed. The building was modernized and is quickly returning to its old reputation as an outstanding place to entertain and be entertained. The upstairs restaurant Doc Ricketts...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
...More
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