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For 2
7:00 PM
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Comstock Saloon

258 reviews
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$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
Named after Henry Comstock and the famed Comstock Lode, which brought mining fortunes to the City by the Bay, Comstock Saloon occupies a historic space that has served as a watering hole for San Franciscans since 1907. It now offers turn-of-the-century saloon fare and classic cocktails.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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American, Southern
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Hours of operation
Sun-Mon: 4pm-10pm, bar open 'til 12am
Tues-Thurs: 4pm-12am, bar open late
Fri: noon-12am, bar open late
Sat: 4pm-12am, bar open late
Happy Hour: every day 4pm to 6pm

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Phone number
(415) 617-0071
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jason Raffin
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Private party facilities
Comstock Saloon’s private dining room is available for hors d’oeuvres and cocktail parties for up to 50 guests. A buyout of Comstock Saloon is available for groups of over 85 people. For more information, please contact Kat Womer at 415-551-1453 or by email at
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Private party contact
Kat Womer: (415) 551-1453
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Cross street
Pacific Ave.
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Public transit
8, 8x, 10, 30 muni lines
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Live music nightly, never a cover.
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Special events & promotions
We are open 7 days a week with happy hour specials every day from 4pm to 6pm, and live music every day, never a cover! We are open for lunch on Friday's from noon to 4 pm with free lunch available with the purchase of two adult beverages.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
What 258 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.6  based on recent ratings
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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BistroVendome (Denver)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Taken immediately to our reserved table...took a little while for a server to stop by our table so we were thinking this wasn’t going to be a good experience...but once they did the rest of the evening was surprising delightful. Very limited menu but our choices of hamburger and calamari were excellent! Drinks were good—(but I wish they had blue cheese olives for my martini) Michael was our friendly host/server and he’s the one who noticed we hadn’t been served. He took very good care of us the rest of the evening and made our experience a positive. I would definitely go back!

SALAD (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

Bring cash to tip the live jazz ensemble (they were swinging hard) which plays from a high ceiling stage (good acoustics), very surreal, and poetic, perfect for North Beach; City Lights book store (browse & buy a book before or after dinner) within two blocks walking distance. Check out the beers on tap, only two, but there will be something good. Cocktails were expertly made. Sit back, eat (small menu, but very tasty; the fried calamari and beet & goat cheese salad were spot on, instant favorites, excited to taste other items). Drink, enjoy SF like the Beats would, taking it all in, not in a hurry, not on smart phones, instead bop to the jazz. Tip the waitstaff well. Cheers!

OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

The waitress told us all tables were reserved and our only option was to sit at the bar. I reserved a table on Open table, came back, and was seated by the manager. The waitress was disgruntled and quite rude the whole evening. Sit your customers where they feel most comfortable and welcome them into your establishment, especially when you have EMPTY TABLES.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 2, 2018

The service at Comstock was great and cocktails fantastic!

vipOpenTable Diner (London)
5.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

Comstock is my favorite bar in SF. Their cocktails are spirit-heavy, always balanced, and the location is very adult. I want these guys to be around for the next 20 years, doing it just how they do it.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

The venue has great ambiance, however due to its size it is very crowded. Our reserved table was literally right next to the double open doors, which in winter is a bit chilly. Oysters, ribs, and fries were delicious. The burger bun was soggy, and the flavor was “blah”. Beers on tap are great! Vodka martini and Irish coffee were great, especially if you enjoy a strong drink. We initially went for the live Jazz music which was enjoyable, but the small space minimized the experience. The wait staff and service were excellent!! Overall a good experience, just not what we were hoping for.

PeggyC (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

Yummy small plates and adventurous cocktails

OpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0  Dined on December 6, 2017

The cabernet wasn't great. Go there for the Gin

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on November 17, 2017

Outstanding service & I don’t ever say that. Great drinks. Well done, Comstock.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on November 2, 2017

Been here before and had a GREAT time. However this evening they were understaff and it showed.

skyy (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on October 21, 2017

A place to get a reservation and get gussied up for. Too loud to feel awkward, and wonderful ambiance.

JamesWChanga (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

We really enjoyed our Friday Free Lunch. It was a delicious butternut squash salad with arugula, bacon, marscapone and candied pecans. Cassidy was our server and she was very professional and kind.

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on October 7, 2017

Awesome staff. Very accommodating. Great atmosphere.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on September 28, 2017

Had a 6:30 reservation in the dining room and weren't seated until 7:15. They made room for us in the bar but I would call this a service blunder. Food was good and service was good following that, but they could improve upon seating logistics.

Estacee (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on September 19, 2017

The service was great. The cocktails were fantastic. I really enjoyed the live music. However, I ordered the shishito peppers, pappardelle, and the half chicken. The pappardelle was WAY too salty, and I like a lot of salt. The half chicken was good. The shishito peppers were my favorite part of the meal.