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The 7 Best Bars Near North Beach, San Francisco

Updated: August 7, 2022

Need a drink? These are our favorite cocktail, champagne, and dive bars in North Beach. After careful analysis of top articles and review sites, we know these are the best bars in North Beach. Grab your crew and get to these great watering holes for craft beer, bar snacks and a good time!

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Bar, $$, North BeachBar, $$San Francisco, North Beach
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Michelin Guide

    The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)

    Michelin Guide


Wine Bar, $$, North BeachWine Bar, $$San Francisco, North Beach
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

    Where To Eat In North Beach


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Bar, $$, Nob HillBar, $$San Francisco, Nob Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5


Bar, $$$, Yerba BuenaBar, $$$San Francisco, Yerba Buena
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Vesuvio Cafe

Bar, $$, ChinatownBar, $$San Francisco, Chinatown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    26 Excellent North Beach Bars and Restaurants


The Barrel Room

Wine Bar, $$, Financial DistrictWine Bar, $$San Francisco, Financial District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    Where to Eat and Drink in the Financial District at Night


Bacchus Wine Bar

Wine Bar, $$$, Russian HillWine Bar, $$$San Francisco, Russian Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in North Beach. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 San Francisco restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 1901 top lists and articles from the likes of Eater and Infatuation. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in the Financial District at Night, Eater - 26 Excellent North Beach Bars and Restaurants and Infatuation - San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

Frequently asked questions

Barrio and Northstar Cafe are the highest-rated bars that are good for groups in North Beach.

Barrio is the highest-rated bar for a date night in North Beach.

Northstar Cafe is a bar with a happy hour in North Beach.

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