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Feb 23, 2009 05:52 PM

Quiet Drinks near Embarcadero?

Hi All,

Do you guys have suggestions on a place to grab drinks (work-related) near Embarcadero that is relatively quiet (so as to be able have conversation)? I was thinking Americano but that is likely too noisy...

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  1. Perry's, One Market, Mexico DF, Chaya Brassiere, and Marketbar are some nearby locations you might consider.

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    1. re: grishnackh

      One Market is way too noisy!

      You're right about Americano, gemster, you have to shout to make yourself heard. But the (under-rated) food there is great if you decide to dine.

    2. Sens is usually quiet. I think the Holding Company pretty much always is. Both in Embarcadero Center.

      1. I haven't been forever but Waterfront Restaurant, next to the Ferry Bldg, is quiet and has a full bar. The food was so-so way back then but a bar is a bar, most of the time.

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        1. re: ML8000

          London Wine Bar 415 Sansome Street. A blast from the past.

          1. re: saffrongold

            London Wine Bar is closed. "lease woes" was the cited reason.

            1. re: larochelle

              I think customer woes might have been a contributing factor.

        2. It's about 6/10th of a mile down Market, but the Pied Piper Bar in the Palace Hotel would be quite nice.