Lion Pub is one of Pacific Height’s most popular bars. The inside looks and feels like a tropical rainforest, complete with lush foliage decor, comfortable wicker chairs, and a vast array of fresh fruits displayed atop the bar. There is a fireplace perfect for cozying up to with a fresh fruit cocktail in hand. Be sure to try their muddled fruit drinks or the bar’s most popular cocktail, the Greyhound, made with vodka and fresh grapefruit juice.
Lion Pub, 2062 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA, USA. + 1 415-567-6565
Wild Hare is a spacious gastropub that sits on the corner of California and Divisadero in Pacific Heights. As its name indicates, Wild Hare’s theme and decor is based on the Disney classic ‘Alice in Wonderland.’ In addition to serving lunch, dinner, and bottomless mimosa brunch, Wild Hare’s most notable cuisine is its delicious late-night fare. Visiting with a group? Order one of their signature punch bowls – it comes with a bottle of alcohol on the side for patrons to add as desired.
2801 California St, San Francisco, CA, USA. +1 415-539-3200
Located in the heart of Pacific Heights on Filmore, Harry’s Bar is a fun spot to watch a sports game or grab drinks for happy hour. There are promotions every day of the week, including Monday Burger and Fries, Tuesday Wine, and Wednesday Shot and a Beer. Their weekend specials include bottomless Bellini’s. Harry’s famous Pineapple Lychee Martini is a favorite among those who have an affinity for fruity cocktails.
2020 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA, USA. +1 415-921-1000
Swank Cocktail Club
Located inside the Joie de Vivre Hotel, Swank Cocktail Club is a sophisticated venue with a relaxing and intimate atmosphere. Enjoy a cocktail by the sleek fireplace or sit at the bar and order small bites, most notably their dates stuffed with goat cheese and wrapped in bacon. On Wednesdays, swing by for trivia night, also known as the ‘Weekly Brainstormer Pub Quiz.’
488 Presidio Avenue, San Francisco, CA, USA. +1 415-346-7431
Another cozy bar in Pacific Heights, Palmer’s Tavern is the ideal spot to enjoy creative cocktails and delicious small plates. Some fan favorites include the chili lime popcorn and fresh potato bread au jus with whipped bone marrow butter. Palmer’s indoor section has a fun, retro vibe, complete with bright red leather booths. It also has outdoor seating, making it the perfect place to grab a well-crafted house cocktail and bask in San Francisco’s warm weather.
Palmer’s Tavern, 2298 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA, USA. +1 415-732-7777