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“Convenient and safe. Old, established bar”
Review of House Of Shields

House Of Shields
Ranked #1,199 of 5,695 Restaurants in San Francisco
Cuisines: American
Neighbourhood: SoMa
Restaurant details
Neighbourhood: SoMa
Yreka
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Convenient and safe. Old, established bar”
Reviewed 2 March 2012

No meals there...we went in for drinks. An interesting atmosphere...like an old neighborhood bar. Drinks inexpensive but ....ask for that martini to be shaken because they STIR!!!!

Visited February 2012
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English first
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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124 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Good time”
Reviewed 26 January 2012

Nice old bar across from our Hotel. Not a ton of room but I didn't go upstairs. Decent draft selections.

Visited January 2012
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Pacifica, CA
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Great old bar in SF”
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Well sort of. It burned down a few years ago, but it's been restored to original condition. Loved the Maker's Mark on "the rock". I heavy tumbler with a single large ice cube. Really classy.

Oh, and you have to use the men's urinal (sorry ladies). It's like going on the corner of the Library of Congress.

Visited January 2012
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Santa Barbara, California
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Love this place- still great after all these years”
Reviewed 27 October 2011

I lived in SF 10 years ago and would frequent HOS- loved it then and love it now. The decor has changed quite a bit (no more dusty moose head) but the drinks are still strong and music is good. The crowd is much more hipstery than it used to be...but places change...and at least this place still has character.

Visited October 2011
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138 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Nice quiet place to grab a drink”
Reviewed 26 September 2011

We stopped in for a drink when we were staying at the Palace Hotel. It was Saturday night around 9:30 & the place was pretty quiet. Not a wine drinker's place, but convenient from the hotel & much more reasonable prices than the Pied Piper. We didn't have food- not even sure if they have food.

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