Wine bars

Here is short selection of wine bars in San Francisco with a French twist for most of them but not necessarily.




Wine bar & French restaurant.  Cheese plates, escargots... European trendy and great music (sample form the DJ on the website). Usually crowded on Fridays and Saturdays, but definitely worth going.

1754 Polk St, Nob Hill

(415) 292-6916

Monday-Sunday. 5pm – 1am



[Vins] Etcetera

Wines world tour in this Valencia bar, renowned for its flammenkueche, the Alsatian thin flatbread pizzas.

795 Valencia (@ 19th Street)

Tuesday-Thursday from 5pm to 12am
Friday & Saturday from 5pm to 1.30am
Sunday from 5pm to 11pm


RN 74

Bar-restaurant named after the famous wine road from the Burgundy region in France. Endless wine list. Have a glass while you wait for your table, or just go there for a drink, but you should go anyway!

301 Mission St, SOMA

(415) 543-7474


Swirl on Castro

A cozy Wine bar you have to experience ! Choose and savour your wine, try some cheeses, enjoy the unusual ambiance, read a book... A good place to meet before going to Castro Theater. They are open in the afternoon. 

572 Castro Street (between 18th and19th Street)

(415) 864-2262



Warm and friendly bar on Castro with a constant program of live performances (music and theater). Click on the inage below to check the menu.

476 Castro Street @ 18th Street





Tiny bar/restaurant to know on Carl Street in Cole Valley. He opens late and it's qui te a quality. Great selection of Italian wines, of course!

108B Carl Street



Inner Fog

Neighborhood wine bar in the Inner Sunet. Simple, nice and welcoming.

545 Irving Street at 7th Avenue