The five best bars for a cocktail in San Francisco

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A trip to San Francisco? The city by the bay presents these bars that have stood out for their quality and delicious cocktails. In addition, they have been rewarded or nominated for important awards in the bar industry such as the Spirited Awards.


Trick Dog – the winning bar

We can’t start this selection without Trick Dog. The bar was recently awarded at the Spirited Awards ceremony of Tales of the Cocktail for its menu. Trick Dog received the award for Best Cocktail Menu in the world. A neighborhood bar with quality, good music, food and of course good cocktails.

Where? 3010 20th St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA


Bar Agricole – the organic bar

A restaurant bar nominated in the 2019 edition of the Spirited Awards for best American restaurant bar. Bar Agricole is a contemporary tavern where cocktails made from spirits that honor the rich tradition of farm distillation stand out. In addition, they offer natural wines and typical Northern California food prepared with ingredients from local organic and biodynamic farms.

Where? 355 11th Street, San Francisco, Ca 94103


Pacific Cocktail Heaven – with the best bartender

Pacific Cocktail Heaven bartender and founder Kevin Diedrich was nominated in the American Bartender of the Year category of the Spirited Awards. Representing San Francisco in a category dominated by New York, but taken by Miami bartender Julio Cabrera. But at Pacific Cocktail Heaven, the real concept of hospitality and neighborhood bar is very much alive, and with sophisticated cocktail creations revisiting the classics.

Where? 580 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94108


The Beehive – the retro bar

Mid-century American ambiance decorate The Beehive, with wooden panels and low-profile sofas, and even chandeliers. The Beehive’s cocktails have a retro soul and include, for example, the Hound Dog, a tribute to Elvis: vermouth, bourbon and caramelized banana. Come feel yourself in the 1960s!

Where? 842 Valencia Street (at the 19th), San Francisco, CA, 94110


Cold Drinks Bar – the speakeasy type bar

Sophisticated and elegant, Cold Drinks Bar is located in the China Live Complex and is almost a speakeasy for the way you must get there. The bar focuses mainly on scotch cocktails. Don’t forget to dress up.

Where? 644 Broadway, San Francisco CA 94133


Convinced? Book and taste a cocktail.


Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.