Food&Wine released its prestigious feature “50 Best Bars in America” and six of San Francisco’s bars made the list.
155 Columbus Ave.; 415-617-0071; comstocksaloon.com
“Star bartenders Jonny Raglin…and Jeff Hollinger run this 1900s-style bar, where they serve period-appropriate cocktails and snacks like whiskey-cured gravlax on rye toast with dill sour cream.”
1199 Valencia St.; 415-695-1199; berettasf.com
“At this upscale pizzeria with a late-night cocktail lounge, Ryan Fitzgerald serves fantastic drinks like the Dolores Park Swizzle (rum, lime, maraschino, absinthe, bitters).”
355 11th St.; 415-355-9400; baragricole.com
“Rhum agricole-lover Thad Vogler, who designed the menus for Beretta and the Slanted Door co-owns this airy, rustic-industrial tavern.”
1725 Haight St.; 415-666-0822; alembicbar.com
“Daniel Hyatt runs the bar at this gastropub. He offers a terrific list of ‘After-Dinner Libations’ like brandies and Scotches and ‘Daytime’ drinks like mint juleps.”
The Slanted Door
1 Ferry Bldg.; 415-861-8032; slanteddoor.com
“Many of the Slanted Door’s drinks—such as Jennifer Colliau’s limey Badminton Cooler—are designed to complement chef Charles Phan’s modern Vietnamese food. ”
650 Gough St.; 415-869-1900; smugglerscovesf.com
“Although this bar looks kitschy (tikimania!), mixologist-owner Martin Cate stocks over 200 rums and serves traditional drinks of the Caribbean islands and Prohibition-era Havana.”
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