With 52 opportunities for Thursday Happy Hours each year, we sometimes find ourselves doing the same things over and over again. Take it out of the office to some super fun happy hour spots in San Francisco!
Jillian’s (4th + Mission | SOMA): 10 billiards tables, large leather couches and plenty of seating, outdoor patio, tv screens, A/V system. MUST TRY: spinach artichoke dip, stuffed meatballs
Spin (3rd + Folsom | SOMA): Ping pong club with delicious food, cocktails, and ~*hip vibes*~
Coin-op Game Room (4th + Bryant | SOMA): TRON themed arcade cocktail bar with awesome food. arcades are the new speakeasies
Nightlife @ The Academy of Sciences (Music Concourse | GG Park): Planetarium, rainforest, aquarium and natural history museum turned nightclub. Live music or entertainment every Thursday
Exploratorium after Dark (Pier 15 | Embarcadero): thought-provoking hands-on exhibits for adults, with alcohol!
House of Air (Old Mason St | Presidio): indoor trampoline adrenaline park in a historic airplane hangar. easy-to-book group events and catering
Urban Putt (21st+Mission | Mission): big-kid putt-putt with awesome food and drinks all built inside an inconspicuous home in the Mission District
PianoFight (Taylor + Eddy | Tenderloin): unpretentious foodie bar with live music, a cabaret stage and two intimate theaters hosting shows from world-premiere plays to inventive sketch comedy
Dirty Habit (4th + Market | SOMA): botanical rooftop to enjoy warm SOMA nights around a fireplace with great drinks, cool servers, excellent cocktails and a food menu to match
Jamber (5th + Folsom | SOMA): wine pub with private events area serving local beers and wines on tap
Rogue Ales Public House (Union + Columbus | North Beach): gastropub, craft brews on draft and small-team trivia on Wednesday’s hosted by brainstormers. instagram-worthy beer flights under $10. MUST TRY: Dead Guy Ale, Good Chit Pilsner
Nicks Crispy Tacos (Polk + Broadway | Russian Hill): cash only bar where everyone is dancing but also eating $2 tacos
Wilson and Wilson (Jones + O’farrell | Tenderloin): detective agency themed speakeasy with cocktails to die for
Novela (Mission + New Montgomery | SOMA): private rooms for intimate groups of 20 up to 300, a book-themed bar where classic literature references present themselves in house cocktails
Mission Bowl (Van Ness + 17th | Mission): 6-lane retro bowling alley with full bar and award winning food. leather clubman sofas and the smell of rich mahogany will entice even the most recluse employees to join the fun
KitTea Cat Cafe (Gough + Page | Hayes Valley): Tea Lounge and Cat Lounge with exclusive use for you + 24 guests… meow
have other favorite happy hour spots in the city? let me know in the comments!