The Best Irish Pubs In San Francisco

Are you looking to discover the best bars in San Francisco?

Then we have you covered!

On this page, you’ll find the official shortlist of all the bars in San Francisco. (More in-depth further below). And, each with why it’s best to go.

Feel free to check out each bar’s official profile to find out more and to find out which is best for you.

We’ve also created separate shortlists for each genre you might like to visit on your time out.

Furthermore, you can get on the guest list or book a table with bottle service on some of the more exclusive bars. We are happy to help you out with either.

1. Dueling Pianos at Johnny Foleys San Francisco

Welcome to Johnny Foley’s – your home away from home. Find solace in the heart of downtown San Francisco and enjoy the very best of Irish and Californian cuisine, warm hospitality, libations, and entertainment. Johnny Foley’s features live music in the bar Fridays & Saturdays 10:00 pm – 1:00 am.

2. DJ Purple Dance Karaoke San Francisco

This is not ordinary karaoke, this is dance karaoke. ‘Dance karaoke’ means high energy. Awesome intelligent stage lighting and pyrotechnic-like special effects make you feel like you’re the star of a real concert.

3. Supreme Pot San Francisco

Looking for a great karaoke spot in San Francisco? Supreme Pot is the place to be! Established in 2019, Supreme Pot is a hot pot restaurant specialized in all you can eat hot pot and a wide range of drinks and more. Located in a residential neighborhood in Daly City, they’re proud to serve high quality Chinese style hot pot. With 8 different house selected soup bases, over 70 hot pot items, a wide range of house special sauces, and loads of soft drink and alcohol selection, they serve the best. Not only does Supreme Pot have a large seating area, there are four private karaoke rooms with karaoke service. This means that Supreme Pot can accommodate any events or meetings.

4. Local Edition San Francisco

Are you looking for an amazing karaoke bar in San  Francisco? Look no further than Local Edition. Local Edition is a cool speakeasy in the heart of downtown San  Francisco, right on Market Street, super easy to access with public transport. Local Edition is more than just a cocktail bar, it’s a place to relax with friends after a long day’s work, a live music venue and perhaps most importantly. A connection to the history of San Francisco. They’ve plenty of standing space and tables for Walk-Ins. They’re located just before the third street on the market. Just head down the stairs.

5. Boom Boom Room Bar San Francisco

Located in the heart of San Francisco’s old Fillmore district, the club is a sultry, down-home Juke Joint providing cocktails, dancing live blues, Boogie, Groove & Soul Music six nights a week. If you love music and boogying, you’ve gotta get there and party with them. The Boom Boom Room is the hippest, low-light, straight-up funky club on the West Coast. If you have guests from out of town you absolutely have to take them here. Low key venue with a stage towards the back.

6. DNA Lounge Bar San Francisco

DNA Lounge is a late-night, all ages San Francisco nightclub and has been one of San Francisco’s most popular nightclubs for over a quarter century. DNA Lounge has been one of San Francisco’s most popular nightclubs since 1985, hosting an always-electric variety of events, including all ages live music, 18+ dance parties, burlesque shows, lecture series, and private parties. DNA Lounge houses two stages, four dance floors, seven bars, and full service late-night restaurant and cafe. Most recently declared both “Best Dance Club” and “Best Live Music Venue” in the SF Weekly Readers. This is a GREAT concert venue. It’s small enough to have an awesome view everywhere you stand or sit. And for some events it’s all-ages.

7. Bottom of the Hill San Francisco

Bottom of the Hill has from indie to hip-hop, this popular club offers a range of live music, plus outdoor seating. Chosen by Rolling Stone Magazine as “the best place to hear live music in San Francisco, “the Bottom of the Hill presents some of the finest original artists, seven nights a week. Featuring up and coming acts from around the globe as well as in their own backyard, the music spans a spectrum from alternative, rock-a-billy, punk, and hard rock, to folk, and funk and pop. The Bottom of the Hill bar comes fully equipped. It offers a full bar, kitchen that stays open late and a patio area where guests can escape the crowd and smoke. Indie rock, good people watching and mingling. And far away from all of the other douchey music establishments.

8. Cafe Du Nord San Francisco

Are you looking for an amazing Rock Bar in San Francisco? Cafe Du Nord is the place to be. Cafe Du Nord is at the basement level of the Swedish American Hall, with a dedicated entrance just two doors down on Market Street. Cafe Du Nord is an iconic San Francisco speakeasy, known for its long history as one of the best places to catch a live show in the city. Cafe Du Nord is tucked within the popular music venue and serves American eats, cocktails, and champagne. The restaurant features a bistro-like atmosphere and a vintage decor. The Viking Room at Cafe Du Nord serves eats and drinks nightly and offers a menu of snacks, fresh seafood, sides, appetizers, entrees, and desserts. Snacks, appetizers and fresh seafood options at the restaurant include popcorn, raw oysters, shrimp cocktail, and beer tartare.

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