Cocktails Near Financial Dist SF
- DaveLaf Aug 13, 2008 03:31 PM
Any ideas for cocktails in a romantic atmosphere near the Montgomery St BART (+/- a couple of clocks?)
Thanks Chow hounds
Try the Pied Piper Bar in the Palace Hotel. It is on the south side of Market St. (at the corner of New Montgomery).
The bar at Ducca Restaurant & Lounge in the Westin on 3rd Street. It's a beautiful space, and very convenient to Montgomery St. Bart.
50 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
bix makes a good drink but maybe a block or two far for you.
tunnel top can really build a drink but it's cramped, loud and outrageous.
pied piper at the palace is less frantic but the drinks are not inspired.
the bar upstairs at epic roast house has a good mixologist.
give epic (upstairs bar) a shot. it's not a chowhound favorite but the room is good, the views are good and the barkeep knows booze.
B bar atop Yerba Buena, if it's a sunny day and you like raw oysters.
The bar at Slanted Door is cool. Orson has great cocktails.
Many of the places on this list are better suited to 10th (or 20th) anniversaries than first dates.
It might be too far, but the bar in the swooping atrium lobby of the Hyatt Regency (located at 5 Embarcadero Center) can be a nice setting. Attractive enough to feel charmed, hushed enough to feel intimate, large enough to not feel crowded. If you start at Montgomery BART and head down Market Street towards the Ferry Building, it's just a few minutes' walk. Ten minutes, maybe fifteen if it's a slow romantic stroll. :-) And if transportation matters, you'll find yourself at the Embarcadero BART station, a number of bus and trolley lines, and even the terminus of the California Street cable car line.