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Quiet Drinks near Embarcadero?

gemster Feb 23, 2009 05:52 PM

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. grishnackh Feb 23, 2009 05:55 PM

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

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      klyeoh Feb 23, 2009 06:10 PM

      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. Robert Lauriston Feb 23, 2009 06:00 PM

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

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        ML8000 Feb 23, 2009 06:57 PM

        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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          saffrongold Feb 24, 2009 08:21 AM

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

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            larochelle Feb 24, 2009 09:40 AM

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

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              Robert Lauriston Feb 24, 2009 10:31 AM

              I think customer woes might have been a contributing factor.

        2. Paul H Feb 24, 2009 08:46 AM

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

          http://www.sfpalace.com/Pied-Piper-Bar

          1. farmersdaughter Feb 24, 2009 12:26 PM

            Waterbar or Epic?

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              klyeoh Feb 24, 2009 05:02 PM

              Hey, Waterbar's nice!

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